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Tuesday June 30th, 2015 5:58AM
Minority leaders form "Black-Brown Alliance" to oppose at-large voting
More than 20 people, including leaders in the African-American and Latino communities, gathered in a conference room at the Newtown Florist Club in Gainesville to discuss the city's at-large voting system.
5:56PM ( 12 hours ago )
Sculptor chosen for MLK statue at Georgia Capitol
A sculptor has been selected to create a statue of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. that will stand on the grounds of Georgia's Capitol, Gov. Nathan Deal announced Monday.
5:40PM ( 12 hours ago )
Price Road house fire total loss
Hall County Fire Services responded to the 5200 block of Price Road on the report of a barn fire Monday morning.
4:16PM ( 13 hours ago )
GSP searches for vehicle involved in hit-and-run that critically injured man
The Georgia State Patrol is asking for some help from the public as troopers search for a vehicle that struck a 64-year-old man on Clarks Bridge Road last Thursday.
2:34PM ( 15 hours ago )
Gainesville man re-elected chairman of ports authority board
A northeast Georgia man has been re-elected chairman of the board of directors for the Georgia Ports Authority.
1:43PM ( 16 hours ago )
VIDEO: Hall Co. plans for Fourth of July at Laurel Park
Once again, Hall County Government hosts its yearly Fourth of July celebration on Lake Lanier
12:35PM ( 17 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Independence Day events around North Ga.
This is a list of events scheduled in celebration of Independence Day weekend around the region. Each event is organized by date.
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Asia stocks bounce back but Greece uncertainty still looms
TOKYO (AP) — Asian stock markets bounced back Tuesday, recouping some of the previous day's sharp losses, but investors remained worried the crisis in Greece could spread to other financially weak cou...
3:13AM ( 2 hours ago )
Obama proposal would make 5 million more eligible for OT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Salaried workers who earn nearly $1,000 per week would become eligible for overtime pay under a proposal President Barack Obama unveiled Monday, lamenting that too many Americans are...
11:07PM ( 6 hours ago )
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Local/State
2 dead after man sets self on fire on Japanese bullet train
ODAWARA, Japan (AP) — A man riding a Japanese high-speed bullet train set himself on fire Tuesday, killing himself and another passenger as the coach filled with smoke, a fire official said.At least 2...
5:44AM ( 13 minutes ago )
The Latest: Russia dismisses talk of lending money to Greece
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes on a day a big repayment to the International Monetary Fund is due and the country's bailout program with European creditors ends (all...
5:37AM ( 20 minutes ago )
Christie back at high school to announce 2016 run
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who spent three years as president of his high school class, is returning to his alma mater to announce he's running for president of his country.Th...
5:36AM ( 22 minutes ago )
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National
Garner named new girls soccer coach at Gainesville
Former Gainesville High School athlete and coach, Shelly Garner, has been named new girls soccer coach at Gainesville.
11:44PM ( 6 hours ago )
Ralston qualifies third straight US Junior Championship
Spencer Ralston is headed back to the United States Junior Golf Championship tournament...
11:07PM ( 6 hours ago )
Budenholzer hopes Hardaway helps Hawks keep Millsap, Carroll
Now that he's added Tim Hardaway Jr., Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer has narrowed his focus on re-signing All-Star forward Paul Millsap and starting guard DeMarre Carroll.
11:06PM ( 6 hours ago )
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Sports
European stocks fall again on Greece crisis, Asia rebounds
TOKYO (AP) — Asian stock markets bounced back Tuesday, recouping some of the previous day's sharp fall, but European indexes widened their losses as investors fretted the debt crisis in Greece could s...
4:48AM ( 1 hour ago )
Coal industry scores a win but fate of plants still in air
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Coal companies and their supporters scored a courtroom victory with a U.S. Supreme Court decision that said the Obama administration failed to take potential costs into account...
4:11AM ( 1 hour ago )
Will latest inflammatory comments tarnish Trump's brand?
NEW YORK (AP) — Is Donald Trump's business empire as Teflon-coated as his hair appears to be?Trump has found himself on the receiving end of the catchphrase he made famous on his reality show "The App...
3:08AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Business
Admired club's invite to Kardashian turns typically divisive
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Kim Kardashian's upcoming appearance as a guest of one of San Francisco's most august institutions has caused a typical "love her/hate her" stir.The reality TV star is scheduled t...
3:41AM ( 2 hours ago )
NeNe Leakes saying goodbye to 'Real Housewives of Atlanta'
LOS ANGELES (AP) — NeNe Leakes is moving on from "The Real Housewives of Atlanta."The Bravo channel said that Leakes won't return for the reality show's eighth season this fall. She's been with the se...
3:14AM ( 2 hours ago )
NBC to Donald Trump: You're fired; Televisa drops pageant
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC said Monday that it is ending its business relationship with mogul and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump because of comments he made about Mexican immigrants during the annou...
10:47PM ( 7 hours ago )
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Entertainment
Today's Survey Question
Gov. Nathan Deal says Georgia’s specialty plate featuring the Confederate flag can stay, but should be redesigned. Do you agree?
Yes, if the Sons of the Confederacy agree to the redesign.
No, the specialty plate should stay as it is.
No, the plate should be banned.
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Ragan: New Kentucky package could be a game changer
David Ragan thinks—and hopes—the new NASCAR Sprint Cup rules package instituted for the July 11 Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway will shift the balance of power in the series.
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8:00AM ( 2 days ago )
Popular elsewhere, high-speed rail remains elusive in the US
Since the first high-speed lines began operating more than 50 years ago in Japan, they have become an essential part of transportation worldwide but not in the U.S.
11:51AM ( 2 days ago )