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Monday April 27th, 2015 2:29PM
Loretta Lynch sworn in as new US attorney general
WASHINGTON (AP) — Loretta Lynch was sworn in Monday as the 83rd U.S. attorney general, the first African-American woman to serve as the nation's top law enforcement official.Speaking before family mem...
1:18PM ( 1 hour ago )
Weekend accident kills two, injures one in south Hall County
Two women were killed and a man was injured in a collision in south Hall County Saturday night.
11:09AM ( 3 hours ago )
Toddler run over by vehicle in Hall County, uncle charged
A toddler is dead and his 19-year-old uncle is in jail after a fatal accident in the east Hall County area Sunday afternoon.
7:27AM ( 7 hours ago )
AAA: Gas prices reach four-month high
For the first time in 127 days, the national average price for regular unleaded gasoline exceeded $2.50 per gallon on Friday.
6:47AM ( 7 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Hartwell troopers nab Commerce armed robbery suspects
New troopers from the newest Georgia State Patrol post in Hartwell were able to lead the capture of a pair of armed robbery suspects Sunday afternoon.
9:32PM ( 16 hours ago )
Driver charged in serious-injury crash near Lula
A Lula man has been charged in a Saturday night wreck that left a Jefferson man badly hurt.
6:14PM ( 20 hours ago )
By Rob Moore
High school teacher killed in wreck with prom-going teens
An Atlanta high school teacher has died after a car crash with two students on their way to her school's prom
12:31PM ( 1 hour ago )
Piedmont College to hold commencement events this weekend
Piedmont College will celebrate Spring Commencement 2015 with three days of events and ceremonies at the campus in Demorest April 30–May2.
10:53AM ( 3 hours ago )
Southern states observe Confederate Memorial Day
One hundred and fifty years after the Civil War's end, several Southern states will mark Confederate Memorial Day as an official state holiday.
10:06AM ( 4 hours ago )
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Local/State
Latest on police-custody death: University shuts down campus
2 p.m.The University of Maryland campus in downtown Baltimore shut down its campus at 2 p.m., saying they've been warned by the Baltimore Police Department that "activities" in the area may turn viole...
2:19PM ( 9 minutes ago )
Jury instructions begin in trial of Colorado theater shooter
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Colorado theater shooter James Holmes appeared calm as his judge instructed jurors Monday at the opening of a trial to determine if he'll be executed, spend his life in prison...
2:18PM ( 10 minutes ago )
The Latest: Judge addresses jury in Colorado shooting trial
12 p.m. (MDT)A judge has started addressing jurors in the Colorado theater shooting trial.Judge Carlos A. Samour Jr. thanked jurors for being on time and told them he's taken steps to ensure their pri...
2:14PM ( 14 minutes ago )
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National
Postseason now in full swing for spring sports
The race is on, and it won't stop now until champions are named just a few weeks hence.
5:10PM ( 2 hours from now )
North Georgia baseball makes history with first ever regular season crown
The No. 18 University of North Georgia baseball team etched its mark in school history as the Nighthawks claimed the 2015 Peach Belt Conference regular season championship by virtue of a 5-3 win over Montevallo on Sunday afternoon at Bob Stein Stadium.
12:24PM ( 2 hours ago )
Kyle Plott Scores First Anderson Late Model Stock Victory
Kyle Plott made the long drive from Marietta, Ga. to Williamston, S.C. pay off Friday night.
12:00PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Sports
US stocks edge lower at start of busy week for earnings
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks edged lower Monday afternoon as investors waited for a busy week of corporate earnings to begin. European shares rallied on the hopes that Greece will strike a deal with it...
1:27PM ( 1 hour ago )
Starbucks breakdown shows how registers have evolved
NEW YORK (AP) — A glitch that disabled registers at thousands of Starbucks stores Friday was a reminder of the invisible systems restaurants rely on to run increasingly sophisticated operations.Regist...
12:43PM ( 1 hour ago )
VW chairman quits, but questions over future remain
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen's patriarch has left the building. Does this mean change is coming to the world's No. 2 automaker — in particular, to its high-cost ways of doing business?Ferdinan...
12:30PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Business
A look at judge, lawyers in Colorado theater shooting trial
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Key players in the trial of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes:___THE JUDGECarlos A. Samour Jr. became a district court judge in 2007 after working as a private defense att...
1:58PM ( 30 minutes ago )
Review: 'Age of Ultron' is an Avengers overdose
It will surely stand as one of the most peculiar and possibly ironic entries in a director's filmography that in between Joss Whedon's two "Avengers" films there reads "Much Ado About Nothing": a low-...
1:30PM ( 58 minutes ago )
'Hedwig' creator John Cameron Mitchell to get a special Tony
NEW YORK (AP) — John Cameron Mitchell, who co-created the Broadway hit "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" and then played the lead character this spring, will receive the 2015 Special Tony Award.The show — a...
1:25PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Entertainment
Today's Survey Question
Is the Democratic Party making a smart decision not to offer a primary challenge to Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential race?
Yes, it’s smart to rally behind a single candidate.
No, voters need to make the decision on the party’s nominee.
I’m not sure.
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What is a concussion?
Video explainer shows what a concussion is, how you can get one and what the effects are on the brain.
By The Associated Press
6:03PM ( 4 days ago )
Beckman tops Friday Funny Car qualifying at Houston
Jack Beckman raced to Royal Purple Raceway’s first three-second Funny Car run to close a record-setting qualifying session and take the qualifying lead Friday at the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA SpringNationals presented by Super Start Batteries
By NHRA Media
11:52PM ( 2 days ago )
5 nursing students killed in Georgia interstate crash
ELLABELLE, Ga. (AP) — Five nursing students died early Wednesday in a chain-reaction crash in southeast Georgia that authorities said began when a tractor-trailer failed to slow down and smashed into...
9:43PM ( 4 days ago )
UNG/Gainesville hosts student money management conference for state institutions
The University of North Georgia (UNG) Friday hosted student counselors, admissions officers, financial advisors and others from University System of Georgia (USG) institutions in a one-day conference about increasing financial literacy among high school and college students.
By AccessWDUN Staff
6:42PM ( 2 days ago )