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Sunday April 26th, 2015 9:52PM
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 ( 20 minutes 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 ( 3 hours ago )
By Rob Moore
Forbes '30-Under-30' entrepreneur to address Brenau graduates
Amanda Slavin, the Las Vegas-based entrepreneur who made this year's Forbes magazine list of top marketing and advertising professionals who have not yet celebrated their 30th birthdays, will address more than 600 Brenau University graduates at commencement exercises Friday and Saturday.
11:30AM ( 10 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
Qualifying begins Mon. for special F. Branch City Council elections
Qualifying begins Monday for the June 16 special elections for two vacant Flowery Branch City Council seats.
9:00AM ( 12 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
Gainesville woman recognized as Newman Civic Fellow
Rachel Glazer, a junior majoring in psychology at the University of North Georgia (UNG), has been recognized as a 2015 Newman Civic Fellow. This national award is given to individuals who demonstrate leadership and problem-solving abilities within their community.
7:00AM ( 14 hours ago )
UNG to open Blue Ridge instructional site
With state funding approved recently, the University of North Georgia (UNG) plans to open an instructional site this fall in Blue Ridge.
6:32AM ( 15 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
Gay marriage a difficult issue for GOP White House hopefuls
NEW YORK (AP) — For Democratic politicians, same-sex marriage has become an easy issue: They're for it. Many Republican VIPs — notably the presidential hopefuls — face a far more complicated landscape...
7:43AM ( 14 hours ago )
Same-sex marriage opponents urge Supreme Court to go slow
WASHINGTON (AP) — Same-sex marriage opponents acknowledge they face a tough task in trying to persuade the Supreme Court to allow states to limit marriage to a man and a woman.But they are urging the...
7:42AM ( 14 hours ago )
Aid starts coming to Nepal after quake kills 1,865
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Tens of thousands of Nepalese who spent the night under a chilly sky were jolted awake by strong aftershocks Sunday, and rescuers aided by international teams cleared rubble in...
11:45PM ( 22 hours ago )
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Local/State
Officer reunited with newborn he found in dumpster in 1989
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — An officer who found an abandoned newborn in a garbage dumpster was reunited with the now 25-year-old man he helped save.Santa Ana police officer Michael Buelna and Robin Bart...
9:47PM ( 4 minutes ago )
10 Things to Know for Monday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:1. 'THERE HAVE BEEN SO MANY AFTERSHOCKS. IT DOESN'T STOP'That's how Rajendra Dhungana of Kathman...
9:01PM ( 50 minutes ago )
Family, friends in Baltimore mourn death of arrested man
BALTIMORE (AP) — Mourners filed for hours Sunday past the coffin of the man who died after sustaining serious injuries in the custody of Baltimore police, somberly paying respects after a night of vio...
8:18PM ( 1 hour ago )
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National
Kurt Busch dominates for Sprint Cup win at Richmond
Suspension to redemption.
6:39PM ( 3 hours ago )
UNG softball advances to PBC final with 8-2 win over Ga. Regents; title game moved To Sunday
The top-seeded University of North Georgia's PBC softball tournament championship game with second-seeded Georgia College was halted in the top of the second inning due to a strong thunderstorm. The storm dumped enough water on the field to render the playing surface unsafe for the rest of the night.
10:37PM ( 23 hours ago )
Early inning explosion allows Eagles to take 2015 finale from Lions, 6-4
The Piedmont College baseball team wrapped up the 2015 season in this afternoon's non-conference matchup against Emory University with the Eagles winning 6-4.
10:32PM ( 23 hours ago )
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Sports
'Furious 7' holds on to box office; 'Age of Ultron' looms
NEW YORK (AP) — "Furious 7" enjoyed a victory lap over the weekend, becoming only the third film ever to make $1 billion internationally and leading the domestic box office for the fourth straight wee...
3:01PM ( 6 hours ago )
Internet billionaires face off in renewed Texas space race
VAN HORN, Texas (AP) — An isolated edge of vast West Texas is home to a highly secretive part of the 21st-century space race, one of two being directed in the Lone Star State by Internet billionaires...
11:47AM ( 10 hours ago )
Google executive among hundreds dead from Nepal quake
NEW YORK (AP) — Dan Fredinburg, a Google executive who described himself as an adventurer, was among the hundreds who died in a massive earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday.Google confirmed his de...
8:20PM ( 1 day ago )
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Opera in Kids Tent at New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Opera is as much a part of New Orleans' African-American heritage as jazz, said Givonna Joseph, whose troupe is bringing opera to the Kids Tent at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage...
9:05PM ( 46 minutes ago )
Craig Ferguson wins Daytime Emmy as best game show host
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former late-night host Craig Ferguson found gold in his switch to game-show emcee, winning a Daytime Emmy for "Celebrity Name Game."A beaming Ferguson called the honor "fantastic,"...
9:04PM ( 47 minutes ago )
Elvis Presley's planes to remain at Graceland
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — It looks like Elvis Presley's airplanes are staying at Graceland after all.Graceland released a statement Sunday saying the Lisa Marie and the Hound Dog II, two custom-designed a...
8:03PM ( 1 hour ago )
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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 )
Newgarden scores first career IndyCar victory at Barber
Josef Newgarden wasn’t nervous with three-time Verizon IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon and a hard-charging Graham Rahal within striking distance in the closing laps of the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Ala.
By IndyCar Media
8:18PM ( 1 hour ago )
Uncle of injured toddler arrested again
The uncle of "Bou-Bou" Phonesavanh -- the same uncle authorities sought in the drug raid that injured the toddler in May 2014 -- is behind bars once again.
2:41PM ( 4 days ago )
RMA to honor 'The Factory Man'
A man whose name is synonymous with furniture will be honored by Riverside Military Academy Friday.
By AccessWDUN Staff
4:32PM ( 4 days ago )