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Wednesday May 27th, 2015 4:01PM
Baseball: GHS falls to Greenbrier in Game 3
Gainesville's bid for its first baseball state title since 2002 came to a gut-wrenching end Wednesday, falling 5-2 to Greenbrier in Game 3 of the two teams' best-of-three, Class AAAAA series at Greenbrier High.
2:45PM ( 1 hour ago )
Authorities charge man with kidnapping, other offenses after chase into Lake Lanier
Forsyth County authorities have charged a man with kidnapping, false imprisonment and a list of other charges after they chased him and caught him in Lake Lanier Monday night.
2:30PM ( 1 hour ago )
G-Braves SS faces rape, kidnapping charges in Ohio
A Gwinnett Braves baseball player is facing rape and kidnapping charges after an incident on the team's road series in Columbus, Ohio over the weekend.
2:26PM ( 1 hour ago )
Work on tunnel impacting traffic on West Hall road
Work on a tunnel under Browns Bridge Road west of Gainesville is impacting traffic and will take a new twist beginning Thursday.
10:00AM ( 6 hours ago )
Lake Russell in Mt. Airy closed to swimmers because of unhealthy bacteria
Forestry officials in north Georgia said they want swimmers to stay out of Lake Russell in Habersham County.
9:59AM ( 6 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
18-year-old sentenced in death of Gwinnett cab driver
An 18-year-old has been sentenced in the 2014 shooting death of a metro Atlanta taxi driver.
8:30AM ( 7 hours ago )
By Associated Press
Hurricane predictions breeze in: Feds expect light season
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — With six to 11 named storms predicted, this year's hurricane season may be slower than average — but officials say that's no reason for Atlantic and Gulf coast residents to rest eas...
3:54PM ( 7 minutes ago )
Elachee announces new Resource Manager
A new Natural Resources Manager is on the job at the Elachee Nature Science Center in Hall County.
3:40PM ( 21 minutes ago )
Hall C. BOE sets public hearings for budget; board to ask for tax increase
As the Hall County School Board prepares to adopt its upcoming budget, three public hearings have been scheduled, and the Board plans to ask for a property tax increase to restore some funding lost during the economic downturn.
3:01PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Local/State
Deaths highlight hidden danger from municipal storm drains
The drowning of an Oklahoma firefighter and a Texas teenager in storms that swept through the Southwest highlight the persistent dangers posed by storm drains that help protect neighborhoods during fl...
3:53PM ( 7 minutes ago )
BASE jumpers pushed to remote, no-rules sites
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — BASE jumpers, by nature, just want to be free.Their sport is inherently death-defying, growing at the bleeding edge of high-risk extreme sports, and they tend to be hostile to any...
3:51PM ( 9 minutes ago )
Former LAPD officer wanted in killing appears in Texas court
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A fugitive former Los Angeles police officer charged with killing a man during an off-duty fight has appeared in a Texas courtroom after his arrest in northern Mexico, authoritie...
3:48PM ( 12 minutes ago )
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National
THE LATEST: Blatter says FIFA will 'root out any misconduct'
ZURICH (AP) — The Latest on FIFA developments:___9:10 p.m. (1910 GMT, 3:10 p.m. EDT)FIFA President Sepp Blatter says FIFA will work hard with authorities to "root out any misconduct" after the arrest...
3:08PM ( 52 minutes ago )
Baseball: GHS-Greenbrier title game postponed til noon Wednesday
The deciding Game 3 of the Gainesville-Greenbrier Class AAAAA championship series has been postponed due to repeated inclement weather...
11:30AM ( 4 hours ago )
Cavs advance to NBA Finals with rout of Hawks
The championship LeBron James craves more than any other, the one he came back home to get, is four wins away. The Cavaliers are in the NBA Finals...
10:23AM ( 5 hours ago )
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Sports
US bank earnings up 6.9 percent in Q1
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. banks' earnings rose 6.9 percent in the first quarter from a year earlier as revenues increased, delinquent loans continued to fall and the number of "problem" banks reached a s...
3:39PM ( 21 minutes ago )
US stocks move higher in the afternoon, a day after a slump
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rose modestly in late-day trading Wednesday, recovering most of a steep loss from the day before. Investors remain focused on Greece's debt problems.KEEPING SCORE: The Dow...
3:27PM ( 34 minutes ago )
FIFA's commercial partners urged to make their voices heard
LONDON (AP) — FIFA's sponsorship paymasters are facing mounting calls to put pressure on soccer's global governing body to clean up its act — and fast — following Wednesday's arrest of seven officials...
2:46PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Business
U2's longtime tour manager, Dennis Sheehan, found dead
NEW YORK (AP) — Dennis Sheehan, U2's longtime tour manager, has died at a Southern California hotel, a day after the band kicked off a five-night stint in the Los Angeles area.U2 frontman Bono posted...
3:46PM ( 14 minutes ago )
Processional on Beale Street in Memphis honors B.B. King
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Dixieland jazz band walked ahead of a slow black hearse and a crowd of thousands followed as the city of Memphis said farewell Wednesday to blues legend B.B. King with a tribut...
3:30PM ( 31 minutes ago )
Citing illness, Suge Knight refuses to leave cell for court
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge stopped short of ordering Marion "Suge" Knight forcibly removed from his jail cell Wednesday after the rap music mogul said he was sick and refused to go to court for a hear...
3:00PM ( 1 hour ago )
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McIntosh gets first career Spring Nationals win at Boyd’s
Donald McIntosh finally won an Old Man’s Garage Spring Nationals Series race.
By Chris Tilley
4:00PM ( 2 days ago )
Charter nears deal for Time Warner Cable
Charter Communications Inc. is close to buying Time Warner Cable for about $55 billion, according to two people familiar with the negotiations.
9:45PM ( 1 day ago )