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Toddler run over by vehicle in Hall Co. Sunday, uncle charged
A toddler is dead and his 19-year-old uncle is in jail after a fatal accident in the east Hall County area Sunday afternoon.
7:27AM ( 36 minutes ago )
AAA: Gas prices reach four-month high
For the first time in 127 days, the national average price for regular unleaded gasoline exceeded $2.50 per gallon on Friday.
6:47AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Hartwell troopers nab Commerce armed robbery suspects
New troopers from the newest Georgia State Patrol post in Hartwell were able to lead the capture of a pair of armed robbery suspects Sunday afternoon.
9:32PM ( 10 hours ago )
Driver charged in serious-injury crash near Lula
A Lula man has been charged in a Saturday night wreck that left a Jefferson man badly hurt.
6:14PM ( 13 hours ago )
By Rob Moore
Forbes '30-Under-30' entrepreneur to address Brenau graduates
Amanda Slavin, the Las Vegas-based entrepreneur who made this year's Forbes magazine list of top marketing and advertising professionals who have not yet celebrated their 30th birthdays, will address more than 600 Brenau University graduates at commencement exercises Friday and Saturday.
11:30AM ( 20 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
Qualifying begins Mon. for special F. Branch City Council elections
Qualifying begins Monday for the June 16 special elections for two vacant Flowery Branch City Council seats.
9:00AM ( 23 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
Gay marriage a difficult issue for GOP White House hopefuls
NEW YORK (AP) — For Democratic politicians, same-sex marriage has become an easy issue: They're for it. Many Republican VIPs — notably the presidential hopefuls — face a far more complicated landscape...
7:43AM ( 1 day ago )
Same-sex marriage opponents urge Supreme Court to go slow
WASHINGTON (AP) — Same-sex marriage opponents acknowledge they face a tough task in trying to persuade the Supreme Court to allow states to limit marriage to a man and a woman.But they are urging the...
7:42AM ( 1 day ago )
Gainesville woman recognized as Newman Civic Fellow
Rachel Glazer, a junior majoring in psychology at the University of North Georgia (UNG), has been recognized as a 2015 Newman Civic Fellow. This national award is given to individuals who demonstrate leadership and problem-solving abilities within their community.
7:00AM ( 1 day ago )
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Supporters of Senate Iran bill swatting away amendments
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate plunges into a high-stakes debate this week over empowering Congress to review and possibly reject any nuclear deal with Iran, offering Republican presidential candidates...
7:53AM ( 9 minutes ago )
Quake-aid need acute in Nepal capital, more so in villages
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Shelter, fuel, food, medicine, power, news, workers — Nepal's earthquake-hit capital was short on everything Monday as its people searched for lost loved ones, sorted through r...
7:40AM ( 22 minutes ago )
The Latest on Nepal quake: Medical teams dispatched to help
4:45 p.m. (1100 GMT)Doctors Without Borders is sending eight teams to provide medical aid and other relief in Nepal. The group says four of the teams were trying to crossing the border from India's Bi...
7:40AM ( 22 minutes ago )
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North Georgia baseball makes history with first ever regular season crown
The No. 18 University of North Georgia baseball team etched its mark in school history as the Nighthawks claimed the 2015 Peach Belt Conference regular season championship by virtue of a 5-3 win over Montevallo on Sunday afternoon at Bob Stein Stadium.
12:24PM ( 4 hours from now )
Post Race Notes: Elliott solid in Richmond NSCS effort
Quietly, Chase Elliott had a solid performance in Sunday’s postponed Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway.
8:00AM ( 3 minutes ago )
Howard homers again, leads Philadelphia past Braves, 5-4
For the Atlanta Braves, a road trip that could have helped turn them into NL East contenders has them headed home looking for relief.
11:28PM ( 8 hours ago )
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Starbucks breakdown shows how registers have evolved
NEW YORK (AP) — A glitch that disabled registers at thousands of Starbucks stores Friday was a reminder of the invisible systems restaurants rely on to run increasingly sophisticated operations.Regist...
6:30AM ( 1 hour ago )
Poll: Most Greeks dissatisfied with government performance
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — An opinion poll shows a majority of Greeks are dissatisfied with the new government's performance, and half want it to compromise with its European creditors if current tortuous...
6:13AM ( 1 hour ago )
Deutsche Bank to streamline operations to improve profit
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Deutsche Bank says its reorganization will mean spinning off its Postbank branches in Germany through a share offering, closing offices in some countries, and eliminating les...
5:55AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Lauer, DeGeneres team for racy Daytime Emmys opening
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matt Lauer and Ellen DeGeneres helped the Daytime Emmys make a gender-bending return to television with a comedy bit involving pasties and black stockings — and not worn by DeGenere...
5:25AM ( 2 hours ago )
Singer Jamie Barton wins the 'Heisman Trophy' of music
NEW YORK (AP) — The prize dubbed the Heisman Trophy for singers is going to a Georgia native with an earth-shattering voice — and an earthy style.Announced Sunday, the winner of the 2015 Richard Tucke...
12:04AM ( 7 hours ago )
Opera in Kids Tent at New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Opera is as much a part of New Orleans' African-American heritage as jazz, said Givonna Joseph, whose troupe is bringing opera to the Kids Tent at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage...
9:05PM ( 10 hours ago )
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Today's Survey Question
Is the Democratic Party making a smart decision not to offer a primary challenge to Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential race?
Yes, it’s smart to rally behind a single candidate.
No, voters need to make the decision on the party’s nominee.
I’m not sure.
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What is a concussion?
Video explainer shows what a concussion is, how you can get one and what the effects are on the brain.
By The Associated Press
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Post Race Notes: Elliott solid in Richmond NSCS effort
Quietly, Chase Elliott had a solid performance in Sunday’s postponed Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway.
By Chris Knight-NASCAR Wire Service
8:00AM ( 3 minutes ago )
Listeria strain found at Inventure Foods plant in Jefferson
Inventure Foods has issued a voluntary recall of some of their frozen food products after finding Listeria monocytogenes at its Jefferson facility.
1:24PM ( 2 days ago )
UNG/Gainesville hosts student money management conference for state institutions
The University of North Georgia (UNG) Friday hosted student counselors, admissions officers, financial advisors and others from University System of Georgia (USG) institutions in a one-day conference about increasing financial literacy among high school and college students.
By AccessWDUN Staff
6:42PM ( 2 days ago )