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Sunday July 5th, 2015 12:30AM
Obama: Freedom is paid for by men and women of US military
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says U.S. service members make it possible to enjoy the "greatest blessings" in the greatest country on earth.He says "freedom is not free" but is paid for by...
9:32PM ( 2 hours ago )
Demorest Fourth of July Parade a Success
Approximately 2600 people watch the Glorious Fourth of July Parade in Demorest this morning.
5:01PM ( 7 hours ago )
Lobby of new Brenau physical therapy school named for Ralph & Mary Cleveland
In celebration of a major gift to the Brenau University ForeverGold campaign, the lobby of Brenau's physical therapy school at the Brenau Downtown Center was dedicated Friday in memory of Ralph W. Cleveland and in honor of his wife, Mary Cleveland.
2:00PM ( 10 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Longtime Gainesville-area GBI agent dies
A former GBI agent who was instrumental in the formation of the Appalachian Drug Task Force has died.
1:14PM ( 11 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
Cleveland detour to start Monday
The Georgia Department of Transportation says a detour associated with work on the Cleveland ByPass is scheduled to begin Monday.
11:50AM ( 12 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
SCOGA upholds conviction, life sentence given Buford teen in death of her mother
The Supreme Court of Georgia (SCOGA) has unanimously upheld the murder conviction and life prison sentence given to Brenda O’Connell, who was 15 years old when she and her sister, Catherine O’Connell, were charged with killing their adoptive mother.
10:40AM ( 13 hours ago )
VIDEO: "76 For Our Sacred Honor"
AccessWDUN presents a special video presentation in celebration of our nation's Independence Day. It was produced by AccessWDUN Videographer David Cook.
8:00PM ( 4 hours ago )
Study says Ga. teachers, state employees are paying more for health care
Teachers and state employees in Georgia are paying more for their health care than other public sector employees, according to a new study by the state Department of Community Health.
5:58PM ( 6 hours ago )
UNG campuses adding more parking, classrooms this summer
Construction projects to add more parking, classroom and recreational spaces on the University of North Georgia's (UNG) four campuses are in progress and should be finished sometime this fall.
5:45PM ( 6 hours ago )
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Local/State
Woman who tries to sneak on planes arrested twice in 2 days
CHICAGO (AP) — A woman who has repeatedly tried to sneak aboard airplanes has been arrested in Chicago twice in as many days, the latest incident while trying to get through security without a ticket...
11:18PM ( 1 hour ago )
Parades, hot dogs, cold beer: America celebrates July 4
Parades, fireworks, naturalization ceremonies, eating contests and music ushered in the Fourth of July as the United States marked 239 years as an independent nation on Saturday. Here were some highli...
11:05PM ( 1 hour ago )
Billy Joel weds girlfriend during Fourth of July party
NEW YORK (AP) — Billy Joel married girlfriend Alexis Roderick in a surprise ceremony at the couple's annual Fourth of July party.New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo presided over Saturday's nuptials at Joel's...
10:47PM ( 1 hour ago )
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National
Maybin stays hot, paces Braves to 2nd straight win over Phillies
Cameron Maybin had three hits, including a home run, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-5 on Saturday night in their best offensive showing in six weeks.
9:32AM ( 9 hours from now )
Slam dooms Folty in G-Braves loss
A sixth-inning grand slam by Matt Tuiasosopo spoiled an otherwise impressive performance by right-handed starter Mike Foltynewicz, as he and the Gwinnett Braves fell 5-1 to the Charlotte Knights on Saturday night. A season-high 9,788 fans packed Coolray Field for the Independence Day game.
11:01PM ( 1 hour ago )
Rained out qualifying gives Earnhardt, Jr. Daytona pole
The cancellation of qualifying for the Coke Zero 400 inadvertently gave NASCAR a popular pole sitter Saturday at Daytona International Speedway.
7:02PM ( 5 hours ago )
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Sports
China to create $19B fund to support plunging stock market
BEIJING (AP) — More than two dozen companies in China are postponing initial public offerings and security companies are pledging more than $19 billion for a fund to stabilize the country's free-falli...
11:32PM ( 56 minutes ago )
Texas wants its gold back inside the state's borders
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Forget Fort Knox or the Federal Reserve. Texas has decided to start keeping its gold holdings within in its own borders. But what makes sense politically in such a sovereignty-lov...
2:17PM ( 10 hours ago )
Concerns over US winter wheat may boost low crop prices
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Market concerns about the quantity and quality of the U.S. winter wheat crop being harvested and the dry conditions in other wheat-producing nations have sparked an unexpected run...
10:37AM ( 13 hours ago )
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Business
Panama too drops out of Trump's Miss Universe pageant
PANAMA CITY (AP) — Panama is joining several other Latin American nations in dropping out of the Miss Universe pageant in protest over Donald Trump's comments about immigrants.The Miss Panama Organiza...
2:52PM ( 9 hours ago )
Eager eaters weigh-in ahead of NYC July 4 hot dog contest
NEW YORK (AP) — Contestants have hit the scales ahead of the annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Coney Island's Nathan's Famous.Reigning champion Joey Chestnut joined past winners at the weig...
11:05PM ( 1 day ago )
Hot dogs, hot music usher in July 4 weekend
As the nation gears up to celebrate America's birthday, here are some Fourth of July highlights from around the country:___NATHAN'S HOT DOG EATING CONTESTCompetitive eaters have weighed in and are rea...
10:57PM ( 1 day ago )
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Junghans scores first career WoO LMS win at Lernerville
With two of the sport’s top drivers behind him and a steady line of lapped traffic ahead of him, Chase Junghans expected his lead in Friday’s Firecracker 100 preliminary feature at Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pa. to be shrinking.
By Joshua Joiner
12:00PM ( 3 days ago )
Dozens of new laws take effect in Ga. tomorrow
Tomorrow brings with it a new year for state government, and dozens of laws that go into effect for the first time.
By The Associated Press
1:31PM ( 4 days ago )