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Wednesday July 27th, 2016 10:53PM
LISTEN: The role of millennial voters in the 2016 presidential election
With the November presidential elections just around the corner, the Afternoon News Wrap called on the University of North Georgia's Carl Cavalli, a professor of political science at the school's Dahlonega campus, to discuss the potential role that millennial voters will play in deciding the future of the country.
9:49PM ( 1 hour ago )
By Afternoon News Wrap
Obama boosts Clinton; Trump talks emails and Russia
Their political fates now entwined, President Barack Obama is imploring voters to elect Hillary Clinton to the White House, joining a chorus of Democrats vouching Wednesday night for her readiness to be commander in chief
9:42PM ( 1 hour ago )
Venue security commander recalls safety training for '96 Olympic games
When a bomb went off in Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta 20 years ago tonight, the blast reverberated across the 50 miles to Gainesville and the rowing/canoe/kayak venue on Lake Lanier. Not literally, of course, but figuratively because, as you might expect, it had an impact on the competition here and those who were working at the site.
6:00PM ( 4 hours ago )
One driver killed, second driver hurt in Braselton area crash
Authorities were trying to notify family members before releasing the name of a driver killed in a Braselton-area traffic accident Tuesday afternoon.
3:53PM ( 7 hours ago )
AUDIO: Retiree to Gainesville, DNC delegate has long history with party
​For Wilson Golden, the Democratic Party has been part of his life for decades. Golden, a recent retiree to Gainesville is a delegate in Philadelphia this week, but it's far from his first convention.
2:15PM ( 8 hours ago )
Jefferson man arrested for public indecency, obstruction
A Jefferson man faces public indecency and obstruction charges after authorities said he refused to leave a public campground at Lake Lanier Islands and attempted to strike deputies, all while in the nude.
1:45PM ( 9 hours ago )
Georgia couple sentenced to prison for IRS fraud scheme
A husband and wife from Cobb County have been sentenced to prison for their role in a tax refund fraud scheme that used data from the IRS's "Get Transcript" database
5:01PM ( 5 hours ago )
Prosecutors drop all remaining charges in Freddie Gray case
Prosecutors dropped the remaining charges Wednesday against three Baltimore police officers awaiting trial in the death of Freddie Gray, bringing an end to the case without a conviction
3:31PM ( 7 hours ago )
Coca-Cola cuts sales outlook amid weak international demand
Coca-Cola has trimmed its sales outlook for the year, citing weakening demand in major international markets including China
2:25PM ( 8 hours ago )
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Local/State
Video: Arizona woman killed by officer wielded scissors
Video from an Arizona police officer's body camera shows a woman he shot to death in March had a pair of medical scissors in her hand
10:40PM ( 12 minutes ago )
Bloomberg warns of Trump economic plans at Dem convention
Michael Bloomberg, elected mayor of New York City as a Republican, offered a forceful denunciation of fellow New York billionaire Donald Trump on Wednesday at the Democratic convention
10:23PM ( 29 minutes ago )
The Latest: Kaine promotes his lengthy government experience
Tim Kaine is promoting his lengthy government experience in his first major speech as the Democratic vice presidential candidate
10:20PM ( 32 minutes ago )
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National
Falcons sign former Georgia tight end Lynch
The Atlanta Falcons have signed tight end Arthur Lynch and wide receiver Corey Washington. Also, safety Charles Godfrey announces his retirement from the NFL.
9:06PM ( 1 hour ago )
Beard takes SECA Crate Late Model victory at Hartwell
Frankie Beard powered to the front of the field in Saturday night’s SECA Crate Late Model feature at Hartwell Speedway in Hartwell, Georgia, and drove away to take the victory.
8:00PM ( 2 hours ago )
Legendary cartoonist, Georgia fan Jack Davis dies
Legendary cartoonist and illustrator Jack Davis, known for his artwork appearing in Mad Magazine and hundreds of University of Georgia Bulldog caricatures, died Wednesday at the age of 91.
5:01PM ( 5 hours ago )
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Sports
Coast Guard: Problem in engine room led to flooding on boat
The Coast Guard says a problem in the engine room led to flooding on board a fishing boat off Alaska's Aleutian Islands, forcing the crew to abandon ship
10:09PM ( 43 minutes ago )
The Latest: Activist passes out beans, says process 'stinks'
An anti-poverty activist is handing out plates of beans and encouraging people to pass gas at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia to send the message the political process "stinks."
10:00PM ( 52 minutes ago )
AP FACT CHECK: Warped claims in political hothouse
It's hot out there, politically speaking, with Hillary Clinton's convention going full steam and Donald Trump refusing to stay quiet while Democrats put on their big show
9:28PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Business
The Latest: Bolt, "the main man" touches down in Rio
Usain Bolt has touched down in Rio de Janeiro, ready to fine-tune his preparations for another bid at an Olympic double in the 100- and 200-meter sprints
10:38PM ( 14 minutes ago )
10 Things to Know for Thursday
Among 10 Things to Know: Trump creates firestorm by urging Russian meddling in US politics; prosecutors abandon case against Baltimore police in Freddie Gray case; judge OKs John Hinckley's release
10:04PM ( 48 minutes ago )
Man convicted of attempted murder of San Diego sports anchor
A house painter has been convicted of attempted murder for the shooting of a San Diego TV sports anchor last year
10:03PM ( 49 minutes ago )
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