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Tuesday June 30th, 2015 4:20AM
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 ( 1 hour 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 ( 5 hours ago )
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 ( 10 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 ( 10 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 ( 12 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 ( 13 hours ago )
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.
12:00PM ( 7 hours from now )
SCOGA rules in favor of Elbert County on landfill issue
A court decision that would have allowed a proposal for a solid waste landfill to proceed in Elbert County has been reversed.
2:59PM ( 13 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 ( 14 hours ago )
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Local/State
The Latest: Greek banks to reopen to let pensioners get cash
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...
3:52AM ( 27 minutes ago )
Reports: 2 dead after man sets self on fire on Japan train
ODAWARA, Japan (AP) — A man riding one of Japan's high-speed bullet trains set himself on fire Tuesday, killing himself and another passenger as the coach filled with smoke, Japanese officials and med...
3:48AM ( 31 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...
3:36AM ( 43 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 ( 4 hours ago )
Ralston qualifies third straight US Junior Championship
Spencer Ralston is headed back to the United States Junior Golf Championship tournament...
11:07PM ( 5 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 ( 5 hours ago )
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Sports
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 ( 1 hour ago )
Tsipras defiant as banks shut, markets rocked
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Anxious pensioners swarmed closed bank branches Monday and long lines snaked outside ATMs as Greeks endured the first day of serious controls on their daily economic lives ahead...
1:28AM ( 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 ( 5 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 ( 38 minutes 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 ( 1 hour ago )
Mexico's Televisa drops Miss Universe after Trump remarks
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican media giant Televisa says it will no longer broadcast the Miss Universe Pageant or engage any other communication project with Donald Trump.Televisa says its decision comes...
9:50PM ( 6 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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A look at same-sex marriage laws in the U.S.
An interactive tracing the recent history of gay marriage in the states has been updated with the Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage.
10:38AM ( 3 days ago )
Valiante, Westbrook capture TUDOR Watkins Glen win
The final hour of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship’s Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen at Watkins Glen International saw its fair share of action and excitement, not least of which was the first repeat Prototype class winner of the 2015 season.
By IMSA Media
12:40AM ( 1 day ago )
Ga. back to school tax holidays set for July 31-Aug. 1
If you can put off your back to school shopping until then, you can save the Georgia sales tax on many of your purchases July 31 and August 1.
By AccessWDUN staff
2:04PM ( 3 days ago )