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Scientists studying how rising seas will reshape Ga. coast
Scientists are fine-tuning what they know about rivers and marshes flushed with saltwater by ocean tides so they can better predict how rising sea levels will reshape the Georgia coast over the next century.
7:07PM ( 5 hours ago )
By The Associated Press
Developmental disabilities group to hold public forum in Gainesville
The Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD) will host a series of public forums between now and Sept. 30 in order to collect public input on its next strategic plan, including one in Gainesville.
4:00PM ( 8 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Cumming meeting to focus on plans for new interchange, other improvements to Ga. 400
The Georgia Department of Transportation and Forsyth County officials are developing a project to improve traffic flow on Georgia 400 at McGinnis Ferry Road.
3:24PM ( 9 hours ago )
Volunteers fill backpacks with meals for Gainesville, Hall students in need
Last week, employees of Wells Fargo Advisors Gainesville and Braselton branches came together to pack 225 backpacks with food for underprivileged families.
11:45AM ( 13 hours ago )
By Russell Brown
McDonald's has 200 part-time jobs available in Hall, Gwinnett counties
The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will help McDonald’s fill about 200 part-time jobs at restaurants in Hall and Gwinnett counties next week.
8:32AM ( 16 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
Gainesville not immune to aftermath of Katrina
The Gainesville area was not immune to the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina which devastated the Gulf Coast ten years ago.
12:01AM ( 1 day ago )
Turner Field US flag at half-staff, players' families deal with grief after fan dies in fall
ATLANTA (AP) — The U.S. flag flew at half-staff at Turner Field on Sunday, one day after a fan died following his fall from the upper deck into the lower-level stands during a game between the Atlanta...
7:26PM ( 5 hours ago )
Ga., five other states partner to combat impaired driving
Law enforcement officials in six states, including Georgia, are launching their 24th annual "Hands Across the Border" campaign aimed at catching motorists driving under the influence.
7:17PM ( 5 hours ago )
Photo Gallery: Laurel Summer Fest wraps up the summer season on Lanier
The two-day Laurel Park Summer Fest was held this weekend at the Hall County Park off Cleveland Highway.
10:01AM ( 14 hours ago )
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Local/State
Former Maryland Gov. Marvin Mandel, whose career ended with a corruption conviction, has died
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Marvin Mandel, a former Maryland governor whose 26-year career in state government ended with his 1977 conviction on political corruption charges, has died. He was 95.According t...
12:45AM ( 5 minutes ago )
Jake Arrieta pitches 6th no-hitter in majors this season as Cubs beat Dodgers 2-0
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even after pitching his first career no-hitter, Jake Arrieta wasn't too big to wear his PJs.He threw the second no-hitter against the Los Angeles Dodgers in 10 days, leading the Chi...
12:41AM ( 9 minutes ago )
Kerry, Obama to urge action on global warming issues at Alaska conference on Arctic
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Scientists are "overwhelmingly unified" in concluding that humans are contributing to global climate change, Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday night, and the public is...
12:30AM ( 20 minutes ago )
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National
5 things: What we learned from Week 1 of high school football
Here’s a look at five things we learned from week 1 of the high school football season...
5:17PM ( 16 hours from now )
Week 1: Big wins, tough losses mark full start of 2015 prep football season
The season got started with a bang for some area high school football teams – while others will be going back to the drawing board after a mix of results for northeast Georgia-based programs.
9:02AM ( 1 day ago )
VIDEO: Turnovers key to Spartans win over Knights
If only Johnson could erase the final four minutes of the second quarter.
8:13AM ( 1 day ago )
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Friday Game Night
Carter's cancer rekindles memories of 1980 Olympic boycott
Thirty-five years after his hopes for a gold medal were dashed by Jimmy Carter's boycott of the Moscow Olympics, Craig Beardsley is at peace.
10:53PM ( 1 hour ago )
Braves' woes continue in 'demoralizing' 20-6 loss to Yankees
A Braves team that was at .500 through 84 games has since been in a downward slide that gained speed with three straight losses to the Yankees.
10:50PM ( 2 hours ago )
Jones cruises to Truck win in Canada, takes points lead
Two weeks ago in the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Alex Tagliani got turned out of the lead by Regan Smith and lost his shot at a win.
6:17PM ( 6 hours ago )
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Sports
Asian stocks fall after Fed official suggests September rate hike still possible
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks fell Monday after a U.S. Federal Reserve official suggested a September interest rate hike still was possible and Japanese factory activity weakened.KEEPING SCORE: The Shan...
11:43PM ( 1 hour ago )
'Straight Outta Compton' leads box office for 3 consecutive weekends; 'War Room' surprises
NEW YORK (AP) — The Christian drama "War Room" made a surprise bid for the box-office lead, Zac Efron's music drama "We Are Your Friends" fell completely flat and the N.W.A biopic "Straight Outta Comp...
3:27PM ( 9 hours ago )
New owner of Ohio-based Frisch's Big Boy chain sees more restaurants, broader reach ahead
CINCINNATI (AP) — The new leader of the Frisch's Restaurants chain wants to flex Big Boy's brand muscle with franchise expansion, new restaurant shapes and sizes, menu and beverage additions, and doin...
2:45PM ( 10 hours ago )
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Business
Last lunch menu, other artifacts from survivors of Titanic's 'Money Boat' going to auction
NEW YORK (AP) — The Titanic's last lunch menu — saved by a passenger who climbed aboard the so-called "Money Boat" before the ocean liner went down — is going to auction, where it's estimated it will...
12:28AM ( 23 minutes ago )
MTV VMA moments: Kanye was high, Nicki was angry, Justin was emotional, Miley was nearly naked
The MTV Video Music Awards are as much about the performances as the memorable moments. A few of the top moments in the 2015 VMAs:KANYE'S EPIC RANTKanye West received the Michael Jackson Video Vanguar...
12:23AM ( 27 minutes ago )
Host Miley Cyrus bares nipple on VMAs during costume change
Miley Cyrus' various costumes for Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards were for the most part nearly naked — and then she took it a step farther and flashed her nipple during a costume change.As the camera...
12:19AM ( 31 minutes ago )
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Menard wins in nail-biting Road America Xfinity finish
The decision to compete in Saturday afternoon’s NASCAR Xfinity Series sixth annual Road America 180 at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis. paid off in a huge way for Paul Menard who scored his third career Xfinity victory at his hometown track.
By Chris Knight-NASCAR Wire Service
11:41PM ( 1 day ago )
Applications for US jobless aid drop to very low 271,000
WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, evidence that employers remain confident in the economy and are laying off few workers.
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