Thursday October 27th, 2016 10:50AM
Applications for US unemployment benefits fall to 258,000
Fewer Americans sought unemployment aid last week
9:43AM ( 1 hour ago )
Saturday voting statewide this week in Georgia
Saturday voting will take place statewide this week, giving Georgians an extra day to cast an early ballot for next month's General Election.
9:43AM ( 1 hour ago )
Driver cited after striking moving Habersham school bus
Three people were hurt when a vehicle struck the rear of a moving school bus on Ga. 365 near Mt. Airy early Thursday.
9:30AM ( 1 hour ago )
GDOL: NE Georgia jobless rate rises three-tenths of a point, Gainesville rate holds steady
The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday morning that the unemployment rate in the Northeast Georgia region in September was 5.3 percent, while the rate for the Gainesville metro was 4.4 percent.
6:05AM ( 4 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
University of West Georgia student shot dead off campus
A University of West Georgia student has been shot to death just north of the school's campus in Carrollton.
5:01AM ( 5 hours ago )
By Associated Press
Detective says mother is not a suspect in hot car death case
A detective testified the mother of a toddler who died after being left in a hot SUV is not a suspect in her son's death.
9:06PM ( 13 hours ago )
By The Associated Press
Help with home heating costs available for qualifying residents of northeast Georgia
Ninth District Opportunity will begin accepting applications Tuesday for a program that helps the elderly and homebound with their home heating costs.
8:52AM ( 1 hour ago )
AP-GfK Poll: Clinton appears on cusp of commanding victory
Hillary Clinton appears on the cusp of a potentially commanding victory over Donald Trump, fueled by solid Democratic turnout in early voting, massive operational advantages and increasing enthusiasm among her supporters
8:32AM ( 2 hours ago )
Ex-Warner Robins Little League official accused of theft
The ex-president of the Warner Robins American Little League has been indicted on theft and identity fraud charges
5:35AM ( 5 hours ago )
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Iraq special forces find IS bomb factory, tunnels near Mosul
Iraqi special forces east of Mosul probe tunnels, bomb-making facility in village recently retaken from IS
10:39AM ( 10 minutes ago )
Powerful quakes wreak new havoc in Italian mountain towns
Authorities scrambled to find housing Thursday for thousands of people displaced by a pair of strong earthquakes that struck the same region of central Italy hit by a deadly temblor in August, forcing many people to sleep in their cars
10:32AM ( 17 minutes ago )
NYC firefighter stages dramatic rescue in fatal blaze
A firefighter dangling from a rope plucked a trapped person from a window on the fifth floor of a burning New York City apartment building and safely lowered him to the ground
10:22AM ( 27 minutes ago )
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Jefferson, Stephens County battle for chance to stake 8-AAAA claim
Both Jefferson and Stephens County know the window of opportunity to grab a Region 8-AAAA championship is open for the first time on Friday night...
6:17PM ( 7 hours from now )
Softball: Area teams begin final quest for state titles
It figures to be a grueling three-day gauntlett for all four of the northeast Georgia teams that advanced to the Elite 8 of the state softball tournament at the Olympic Softball Complex.
2:04PM ( 3 hours from now )
Volleyball: North Hall's historic season comes to an end; Buford moves on to title match
Buford volleyball will play for a second straight state title, while North Hall saw its historic run come to an end on Wednesday.
7:09AM ( 3 hours ago )
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US stocks tick lower as industrial companies skid
US stocks turn lower as industrial companies like L-3 Communications and Raytheon fall
10:44AM ( 5 minutes ago )
Belgian deal clears way for EU-Canada free trade pact
The Belgian government has reached a deal to back a free trade deal between the European Union and Canada on the day the agreement was supposed to be officially signed with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
10:27AM ( 22 minutes ago )
Weed as way of life: California farmers divided on legal bud
There's no evidence that Wall Street is eying California's pot-growing industry with the prospect of legalization in the Nov. 8 election
10:18AM ( 31 minutes ago )
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Phelps secretly took plunge in June, marrying girlfriend
Band of gold: Michael Phelps took plunge in June, secretly marrying longtime girlfriend
9:44AM ( 1 hour ago )
76ers anthem singer says 'We Matter' shirt got her the boot
Philadelphia 76ers national anthem singer Sevyn Streeter says she was told by the team she could not perform because of her "We Matter" jersey
8:58AM ( 1 hour ago )
Oil pipeline protesters brace for confrontation with police
Protesters trying to stop construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline are bracing for a confrontation with police after the demonstrators refused to leave private land in the pipeline's path
8:54AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Today's Survey Question
Have you had a vehicle recalled and subsequently repaired for an airbag defect?
Yes, recalled and repaired.
Yes recalled, but no, I haven't taken it in for repair yet.
No, no airbag recalls on my vehicle.
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Qualifying effort puts Dillon in strong position for Sunday
Perhaps more than any other driver in Sunday’s Hellman’s 500 at Talladega Superspeedway, Austin Dillon will have to walk a tightrope.
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
8:00AM ( 4 days ago )
Detective says mother is not a suspect in hot car death case
A detective testified the mother of a toddler who died after being left in a hot SUV is not a suspect in her son's death.
By The Associated Press
9:06PM ( 13 hours ago )