Friday April 29th, 2016 4:02PM
U.S. District Judge from Gainesville invited to Vatican for summit
​Calling it a "once in a lifetime" opportunity, a U.S. District Judge from Gainesville is scheduled to offer his legal insight on the human trafficking issue with Pope Francis in June.
1:52PM ( 2 hours ago )
Supreme Court refuses to block Texas voter ID law
The Supreme Court has rejected an emergency appeal to stop Texas from enforcing its challenged voter ID law
1:08PM ( 2 hours ago )
US consumer spending inches up in March
U.S. consumers boosted their spending by a tiny amount in March as purchases of nondurable goods such as clothing offset a big fall in spending on autos and other durable goods
10:34AM ( 5 hours ago )
Flags across Georgia fly at half-staff after deadly crash
Flags across Georgia are at half-staff in remembrance of four University of Georgia students killed and another critically injured in a high-speed car crash a few miles south of the Athens campus
7:59AM ( 8 hours ago )
PHOTO GALLERY: Hall County School District opens new performing arts center at NHHS
After almost a year of work, Hall County School District officials unveiled the brand new performing arts center at North Hall High School.
6:00AM ( 10 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
Riverside Military Academy announces new president
The Board of Trustees for Riverside Military Academy announced Thursday they have selected a new president to lead the institution. Col. William J. Gallagher, US Army (Ret.), will be the ninth president in the academy's 109-year history
9:59PM ( 18 hours ago )
By Alyson Shields, Bryan Pirkle
New York governor: Give Medicaid to inmates before release
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to extend Medicaid coverage to prison inmates with serious illnesses just prior to their release
12:37PM ( 3 hours ago )
Section of Bradford Street to be closed for three weeks
A section of Bradford Street in Gainesville will be closed for three weeks starting Monday.
10:14AM ( 5 hours ago )
House committee votes to require women to register for draft
Women would be required to register for the military draft under a House committee bill that comes just months after the Defense Department lifted all gender-based restrictions on front-line combat units
8:18AM ( 7 hours ago )
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Trump making case to GOP insiders amid chaotic rally scene
Donald Trump, the outsider, is making his case to California's Republican establishment as protesters shadow him from the southern to northern ends of the state and clashed with police
3:46PM ( 15 minutes ago )
Rising violence kills over 200 in a week in Syria's Aleppo
The Syrian army and rebels battled each other in the northern city of Aleppo in escalating violence that has killed more than 200 people in the past eight days
3:37PM ( 23 minutes ago )
Norway oil-rig helicopter crash kills 13; flying ban issued
Rescuers say a helicopter carrying Statoil workers from an offshore rig in the North Sea has crashed on an island off western Norway, killing all 13 people on board
3:30PM ( 30 minutes ago )
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(VIDEO) Baseball: Red Elephants try to erase memories of 2015 finish, recent adversity as 2016 playoffs begin
Gainesville baseball coach Jeremy Kemp put it very succinctly earlier this week as the Red Elephants prepared to open the Class AAAAA state playoffs on Friday in a doubleheader against Alexander at Ivey-Watson Field...
3:06PM ( 55 minutes ago )
Soccer playoffs: Northeast Georgia squads continue stellar start to postseason
While the first two days of the state soccer playoffs proved strong for northeast Georgia programs, Thursday was downright dominant. Eight area programs clinched second round berths during the night, including a pair of statement victories.
12:20PM ( 3 hours ago )
(VIDEO) Boys soccer: East Hall boys make statement in first round win
For about 20 minutes Thursday in East Hall’s first round Class AAA playoff matchup with Gordon Central, Leo Toledo and Sergio Turcios played a two-man game that no one else was allowed to participate in.
12:11PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Whole Foods exec: No tattoo shops planned for new chain yet
Whole Foods exec says no tattoo parlors are in the works for company's offshoot "365" grocery chain
3:39PM ( 21 minutes ago )
US stocks skid as health care and tech are routed
U.S. stocks are falling again as weak earnings for health care companies including Gilead Sciences and Molina Healthcare are pulling the industry down
3:33PM ( 28 minutes ago )
First widely available Zika test OK'd for emergency use
Health authorities have cleared the first commercial test for the Zika virus from manufacturer Quest Diagnostics
2:52PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Boom! Queen & Harry answer Obamas' Invictus Games challenge
Prince Harry has released a video promoting the upcoming Invictus Games for wounded veterans with his grandmother Queen Elizabeth II, and Barack and Michelle Obama
3:18PM ( 43 minutes ago )
American Airlines apologizes to musician for barring violin
American Airlines changes its tune and apologizes for barring a musician's rare violin in the cabin
2:21PM ( 1 hour ago )
Will Ferrell 'not pursuing' Reagan film, says spokesman
Will Ferrell is not pursuing a comedic film project about President Ronald Reagan, a spokesman for the actor said Friday
2:15PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Today's Survey Question
How do you think Governor Nathan Deal will treat the campus carry legislation?
He'll sign it.
He'll veto it.
He'll take no action, and it will become law by default.
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Arnold scores NeSmith WRS victory at LA 36 Speedway
Week 5 action in the 2016 NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly Racing Series saw both Tootie Arnold of Meadeville, Miss. and Robbie Starnes of Baytown, Tex. pick up 50-point wins and close in on point leader Shannon Lee of Lumberton, Miss.
By Roby Helm
2:00PM ( 2 hours ago )