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Friday July 31st, 2015 1:35PM
Mayor asks residents to support 2016 regatta on Lanier
Gainesville Mayor Danny Dunagan is asking residents to contact the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to show their support for the annual National Championship Rowing Regatta planned for Memorial Day weekend in 2016.
12:06PM ( 1 hour ago )
Electric vehicle charging stations installed on UNG Gainesville, Dahlonega campuses
The University of North Georgia (UNG) has installed electric vehicle charging stations on its Dahlonega and Gainesville campuses, one of several new conservation initiatives on UNG's four campuses.
10:59AM ( 2 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Cumming man injured in Knoxville ropes course accident dies
An 18-year-old Cumming man has died a week after falling with a safety cord wrapped around his neck at a Knoxville ropes course.
5:55AM ( 7 hours ago )
By Associated Press
Grand jury to review Clayton County sheriff shooting case out of Lawrenceville
Gwinnett County prosecutors say the case of an off-duty sheriff shooting a real estate agent at a metro Atlanta model home will be reviewed by a grand jury.
5:38AM ( 7 hours ago )
By Associated Press
Atlanta Hawks player arrested after brief Banks County chase
An Atlanta Hawks player faces felony drug charges after the vehicle he was riding in ran from Banks County deputies about 9 a.m. Thursday.
6:02PM ( 19 hours ago )
Banks County sheriff details credit union armed robbery
Banks County Sheriff Carlton Speed is releasing more details of the armed robbery of a Homer credit union at 10:20 a.m. Thursday.
4:53PM ( 20 hours ago )
Grady giving police 1,000 packages of sex crime evidence
The state's largest public hospital is sending a police laboratory more than 1,000 packages containing sex crime evidence that it had stored since 2000.
1:21PM ( 14 minutes ago )
12 Hall students receive industry credentials
Lanier Charter Career Academy (LCC) was host Thursday night for a ceremony at which twelve Hall County School District students were awarded four separate industry credentials
12:39PM ( 56 minutes ago )
Gainesville man wins 'gold' at Special Olympics World Games
A young Gainesville man has won the gold medal in the 500-meter kayak event at the 2015 Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles.
10:39AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Local/State
The Latest: Trade deadline day off to busy start
NEW YORK (AP) — Here are the latest developments as Major League Baseball approaches its 4 p.m. EDT deadline Friday for trades where players do not first have to pass through waivers (all times Easter...
1:11PM ( 23 minutes ago )
Suspected Jewish extremists burn Palestinian child to death
DUMA, West Bank (AP) — Suspected Jewish assailants set fire to a West Bank home on Friday and burned a sleeping Palestinian toddler to death in an attack that drew Palestinian rage and widespread Isra...
12:55PM ( 40 minutes ago )
No bail for man charged with trying to support IS group
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A judge has denied bail for a western New York man accused of attempting to support terrorism by buying combat gear, making overseas trips and declaring his allegiance online to t...
12:50PM ( 44 minutes ago )
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National
Dodgers bolster pitching in huge deal with Braves, Marlins
ATLANTA (AP) — The first-place Los Angeles Dodgers bolstered their pitching staff on the eve of the trade deadline, completing a 13-player deal with the Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins that sent two...
12:43PM ( 51 minutes ago )
NASCAR Notebook: Truex, Jr. tries to sweep Pocono
Martin Truex, Jr. was the talk of NASCAR following his June win at Pocono Raceway.
8:00AM ( 5 hours ago )
Michael Waltrip Racing co-owner buys share of Ganassi
Michael Waltrip Racing co-owner Rob Kauffman has agreed to buy an interest in the race team owned by Chip Ganassi.
1:32AM ( 12 hours ago )
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US stocks edge higher on earnings, deal news
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks edged higher Friday, as investors assessed the latest batch of company earnings and deal news.Coca-Cola Enterprises, an independent bottling company of Coca-Cola products,...
12:26PM ( 1 hour ago )
Online viewers won't miss Super Bowl ads shown on TV
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Next year, you won't have to worry about missing the buzziest commercials of the Super Bowl if you can't get to a TV.In the past, not all advertisers bought online time along with a...
11:46AM ( 1 hour ago )
Four years in, consumer protection agency has plenty to do
The nation's youngest government agency recently celebrated its four-year anniversary, and it's still got plenty to do.The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was born out of the Dodd-Frank financial...
10:57AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Business
Marvel at madness: Things to know about Boston's Comic Con
BOSTON (AP) — Get out your favorite Sailor Moon costume and grab a bottle of water. The Boston Comic Con is this weekend, and it's forecast to be a hot one. From Friday through Sunday, comic and costu...
12:56PM ( 38 minutes ago )
Auction set for work from ex-auto plant credited to Banksy
DETROIT (AP) — An auction is planned for an artwork that gallery officials say the elusive British graffiti artist Banksy created at a former Detroit auto plant.It's listed among works being sold Sept...
12:42PM ( 52 minutes ago )
Lianne La Havas experiments with her new album, 'Blood'
NEW YORK (AP) — It's hard to describe Lianne La Havas' music in a quick soundbite, and that's by design.The British singer has a unique sound that transcends genres. Her music is not quite R&B, folk m...
12:13PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Kyle Busch extends win streak with Brickyard victory
“This is awesome!” Kyle Busch screamed as he crossed the finish line at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and continued a run that has grown from extraordinary to downright other-worldly.
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
9:09PM ( 4 days ago )
Applications for US jobless aid rise to still-low 267,000
WASHINGTON (AP) — More people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, though the increase was from a very low level and the figures still point to a healthy job market.Applications for jobless ai...
8:48AM ( 1 day ago )