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Friday April 24th, 2015 8:19PM
Special Series: Fighting Cancer, a survivors story
If ever there was anyone who symbolized 'Fighting Cancer' it is Dottie Adams, whose battle has lasted on and off for seven years.
6:15PM ( 2 hours ago )
Butterfly Release caps off Victims' Rights Week in Hall County
The Hall County Solicitor and District Attorney's offices concluded National Crime Victims' Rights Week with a special ceremony Friday, honoring a local agency that provides hope to victims of sexual abuse.
6:14PM ( 2 hours ago )
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FAA Inspector arraigned for bypassing airport security with firearm
A Sugar Hill man has been arraigned on a federal misdemeanor charge of unlawfully entering an airport and airplane without submitting to security requirements.
5:11PM ( 3 hours 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 ( 6 hours ago )
Killer of Buford woman, others, seeks new trial in Florida murder case
A serial killer, responsible for the murder of a Buford woman in 2008, is hoping to overturn his death sentence from a different murder conviction.
12:59PM ( 7 hours ago )
Big technology stocks rise in midday trading; Amazon soars
NEW YORK (AP) — Big gains by Amazon and Google are lifting technology stocks.Amazon soared 15 percent in midday trading Friday after revealing details about its cloud computing service for the first t...
11:50AM ( 8 hours ago )
UNG 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.
6:42PM ( 1 hour ago )
Thieves cause $20k worth of damage to store
Hall County authorities think a burglar caused about $20,000 worth of damage at a store on Cleveland Highway Friday morning.
3:56PM ( 4 hours ago )
GALLERY: Vision 2030 launches public art tour
Vision 2030, an arm of the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce, has launched a public art initiative that includes more than 30 pieces of art in various media.
12:03PM ( 8 hours ago )
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Local/State
Documents: Argument over boyfriend before Wisconsin killings
TOWN OF PIEHL, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin teen accused of killing her mother and stepfather carried out the slayings the same day they warned her 22-year-old boyfriend to stay away from her, according to...
8:13PM ( 5 minutes ago )
Attorneys: Memo shows special treatment for reserve deputy
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Several members of an Oklahoma sheriff's department raised serious concerns years ago about the performance and training of a volunteer deputy now charged in the fatal shooting of...
8:10PM ( 8 minutes ago )
Washington gov. signs overhaul of medical marijuana market
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Nearly two decades after voters passed a medical marijuana law that often left police, prosecutors and even patients confused about what was allowed, Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bil...
8:08PM ( 10 minutes ago )
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National
Baseball: Sewell powers GHS past Apalachee, to 8-AAAAA title
Coming into the final week of the season, Gainesville looked resigned to take a No. 2 seed from Region 8-AAAAA into next week’s state playoffs.
11:11PM ( 2 hours from now )
Track and Field: Banks County sweeps 7-AAA meets
Banks County swept the Region 7-AAA track and field championships Thursday at Dawson County High School.
11:29AM ( 8 hours ago )
Baseball: Spartans beat Dawson Co. to clinch final spot in 7-AAA
Will Simmons went six innings striking out eight in leading West Hall to a 7-4 win over Dawson County Thursday in a battle for the final playoff spot in Region 7-AAA.
10:55AM ( 9 hours ago )
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Sports
Is ice cream safe? Federal health officials say yes
WASHINGTON (AP) — Is ice cream safe to eat? Federal officials say yes, even amid recalls by two ice cream companies after the discovery of listeria bacteria in their frozen confections.The Food and Dr...
7:57PM ( 21 minutes ago )
Review: Getting your Apple Watch? Here's how to use it
NEW YORK (AP) — Apple Watches have arrived to the first group of people who had ordered one two weeks ago.Those who haven't bought one yet will likely face a wait. Apple's retail stores won't have the...
6:22PM ( 1 hour ago )
Taking the abs out of Abercrombie: retailer tones down sexy
NEW YORK (AP) — Abercrombie & Fitch is saying goodbye to the shirtless beefcake models who greeted customers at its doors.The New Albany, Ohio-based company, which operates stores under its namesake b...
6:21PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Business
Keith Urban, Jimmy Cliff headline opening day of Jazz Fest
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Friday's opening day of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival highlighted a worldwide spectrum of musical influences, — from the alternative Chicago-based rock band Wilco to Ir...
7:06PM ( 1 hour ago )
Adam Sandler movie sparks debate over American Indian images
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — When a group of American Indian actors walked off the set of an Adam Sandler movie this week, their decision generated praise and scorn on social media.But everyone agreed on...
7:04PM ( 1 hour ago )
Cleveland Play House wins Regional Theater Tony Award
NEW YORK (AP) — This year's Regional Theater Tony Award will go to the Cleveland Play House as it embarks on its centennial season.The Play House was founded in 1915 and has entertained some 12 millio...
6:47PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Entertainment
Today's Survey Question
Will the outbreak of bird flu, which has affected the poultry industry in eight Midwest states, change how much chicken you eat?
Yes, at least until the outbreak is under control.
No, I believe the chicken here is safe.
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
6:03PM ( 2 days ago )
Sheppard outduels Lanigan & Babb for Illini 100 win
Brandon Sheppard put his experience at Farmer City Raceway in Farmer City, IL to good use Saturday night, mastering the quarter-mile oval to score a $15,050 victory in the Douglas Ram Trucks Illini 100 finale.
By Joshua Joiner
12:00PM ( 3 days ago )
Brenau University holds groundbreaking for $4.4M athletics park
The celebration was kept somewhat low-key, but Brenau University on Tuesday held a groundbreaking ceremony for a $4.4 million athletics park already under construction east of Gainesville.
By AccessWDUN staff
6:47AM ( 2 days ago )
Lanier Tech wins 2nd straight TCSG Instructor of the Year Award
For the first time in the history of Georgia's technical colleges, a school has back-to-back winners of the coveted Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Instruction.
By AccessWDUN Staff
8:44AM ( 11 hours ago )