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Friday May 22nd, 2015 6:17PM
Kayaker rescued from Chattahoochee River in Suwanee
Gwinnett County Emergency crews rescued a kayaker from the Chattahoochee River Friday afternoon.
5:37PM ( 40 minutes ago )
Search for new Hall Co. Library Director begins
The search is on for a new Hall County Library Systems Director.
4:34PM ( 1 hour ago )
US consumer prices ticking up as Fed weighs first rate hike
WASHINGTON (AP) — Core consumer prices outside of food and energy posted the biggest increase in April in more than a year, suggesting that an improving U.S. economy is finally starting to lift prices...
12:12PM ( 6 hours ago )
Mobile home on Friendship Rd. destroyed by fire
A family of three has been displaced by an early morning fire at their home on Friendship Road in south Hall County.
10:29AM ( 7 hours ago )
Alabama to join 'SEC primary' in 2016 presidential race
Alabama lawmakers have voted to join the ``SEC primary'' as southern states band together to try to get more attention from 2016 presidential hopefuls.
8:01AM ( 10 hours ago )
Boy Scouts' leader says ban on gay adults not sustainable
NEW YORK (AP) — The president of the Boy Scouts of America, Robert Gates, said Thursday that the organization's longstanding ban on participation by openly gay adults is no longer sustainable and call...
11:23PM ( 18 hours ago )
Memorial Day events around North Georgia
Memorial Day means the beginning of summer for many families, as well as the celebration of those who gave their lives to defend our country. Below is a list of events in the area to celebrate the Memorial Day weekend.
12:24PM ( 18 hours from now )
N. Ga high school senior invites soldier who rescued family to graduation
A Georgia high school senior invited the soldier who helped her family escape from Iraq during the first Gulf War to her graduation.
12:58PM ( 5 hours ago )
GHS confers honorary diplomas to Davis, Ivey and Miller
Since 2009, Gainesville High School has conferred honorary diplomas on citizens who have made an impact on the city school system, and the tradition continued at a reception Thursday night.
11:13AM ( 7 hours ago )
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Local/State
California farmers strike a deal to cut water use
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California regulators Friday accepted a historic offer from a group of farmers holding some of the state's strongest water rights to voluntarily reduce their water use by one...
6:07PM ( 9 minutes ago )
Clinton received sensitive info on private email account
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received information on her private email account about the deadly attack on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi that was later cl...
6:07PM ( 9 minutes ago )
Man competent for trial in hammer deaths of dad, 87, mom, 85
PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — A suburban Detroit man with a history of mental illness who is accused of beating his 87-year-old father and 85-year-old mother to death with a hammer has been found competent to...
5:57PM ( 19 minutes ago )
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National
VIDEO: Gainesville baseball rides chemistry, momentum into championship series
For years, the Gainesville baseball team gazed at the outfield wall at Ivey-Watson Field -- adorned with seven state championship banners -- and wondered when the next might come.
5:01PM ( 1 hour ago )
Buford-Whitewater: Who has the experience in epic AAAA title showdown?
If experience is king in the playoffs, then is perhaps Buford, the No. 1 team in Class AAAA and considered by many to be the class of the entire state -- and ranked in the top 10 nationally -- the underdog in Saturday’s championship series against Whitewater?
1:10PM ( 5 hours ago )
No. 6 Nighthawks no-hit by Foley, drop opening round NCAA Championship contest
University of Indianapolis junior ace Morgan Foley etched her name in the NCAA Championship record book, joining a select few in throwing a no-hitter in the NCAA Division II Softball Championship.
10:41AM ( 7 hours ago )
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Sports
US stocks fall slightly on lower oil, mixed earnings news
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market capped a quiet week of trading on a down note.Major indexes fell from the start on Friday as oil drillers and other energy-related companies followed oil prices lower....
5:43PM ( 33 minutes ago )
Target settlement with MasterCard fails to get bank support
NEW YORK (AP) — A $19 million deal between Target and MasterCard to settle lawsuits stemming from the retailer's massive pre-Christmas 2013 data breach has been scrapped, because it failed to get enou...
5:40PM ( 36 minutes ago )
Federal data: As oil production soars, so do pipeline leaks
The oil pipeline leak that fouled a stretch of California coastline this week reflects a troubling trend in the nation's infrastructure: As U.S. oil production has soared, so has the number of pipelin...
5:28PM ( 48 minutes ago )
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Business
TLC pulls Duggar family series amid misconduct reports
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — TLC pulled the reality series "19 Kids and Counting" from its schedule on Friday, a move that follows reports of sexual misconduct allegations against one of the stars, Josh D...
5:32PM ( 44 minutes ago )
Venice officials shut down mosque-inside-church art exhibit
MILAN (AP) — Authorities in Venice on Friday closed a working mosque in an ex-church that was Iceland's contribution to the 56th Venice Biennale contemporary art fair on the grounds that it was being...
4:39PM ( 1 hour ago )
Rockefeller makes rare appearance ahead of 100th birthday
MOUNT DESERT, Maine (AP) — David Rockefeller has made a rare public appearance ahead of his 100th birthday.The retired CEO of Chase Manhattan Bank on Friday formally announced the donation of 1,000 ac...
4:32PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Looking back at David Letterman's career
An interactive timeline about the life and career of talk show host David Letterman, who taped his last "Late Show" on Wednesday
By The Associated Press
4:16PM ( 2 days ago )
Briscoe to substitute for Hinchcliffe in Indianapolis 500
Ryan Briscoe didn’t think twice about accepting the short-notice request from Verizon IndyCar Series team co-owner Sam Schmidt to drive in the 99th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race.
By IndyCar Media
10:00AM ( 8 hours ago )
AAA: Year-over-year savings fall below $1 at the pump
For the first time in more than 100 days, the year-over-year difference in the national average price for regular unleaded gasoline fell below $1 per gallon this past Tuesday (-99 cents). Today’s price of $2.70 per gallon represents a new high for 2015.
By AccessWDUN staff
7:09AM ( 4 days ago )
Flowery Branch moves forward with downtown redevelopment
The Flowery Branch City Council has given approval to start the pre-design work on a redesign of the city's downtown area.
7:38PM ( 2 days ago )