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Saturday July 4th, 2015 9:45AM
UNG campuses adding more parking, classrooms this summer
Construction projects to add more parking, classroom and recreational spaces on the University of North Georgia's (UNG) four campuses are in progress and should be finished sometime this fall.
9:15AM ( 30 minutes ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Security heightened for Fourth of July events in Ga.
Emergency responders had an increased presence at the Peachtree Road Race in Atlanta and plan to be at more than 100 other events throughout the state during the Fourth of July holiday weekend.
8:33AM ( 1 hour ago )
By Associated Press
America welcomes July 4 with hot dogs, cool music, cold beer
As the nation gears up to celebrate America's birthday, here are some Fourth of July highlights from around the country:___IN AMERICA'S BIRTHPLACE: CONCERTS, A PARADE AND BEERPhiladelphia started its...
1:06AM ( 8 hours ago )
Billy Dilworth veteran Georgia, SC journalist dies at 80
A veteran journalist whose career touched newspapers, radio and television stations in Georgia and South Carolina has died in northeast Georgia.
5:32PM ( 16 hours ago )
Forsyth Co. water main break shuts down Shiloh at Majors Rd.
Forsyth County officials are urging drivers to stay away from Shiloh Road at Majors Road while they try to repair a watermain break.
1:40PM ( 20 hours ago )
Chief: Microburst damages area of Clarkesville
A microburst with straight line winds caused damage to a small area in Clarkesville Friday morning.
11:41AM ( 22 hours ago )
VIDEO: "76 For Our Sacred Honor"
AccessWDUN presents a special video presentation in celebration of our nation's Independence Day. It was produced by AccessWDUN Videographer David Cook.
3:00PM ( 5 hours from now )
Feds to retain oversight of Ga. behavioral health system
Federal officials will retain oversight of Georgia's behavioral health system after the state failed to move enough developmentally disabled people out of state-run hospitals.
8:57AM ( 48 minutes ago )
VIDEO: Rain doesn't stop annual Public Safety Appreciation Day in Gainesville
It might not have been a picnic in the traditional sense of the word, but Memorial Park Funeral Home in Gainesville did not let the rain stop the annual Public Safety Appreciation Day at its campus on Memorial Park Road.
7:31AM ( 2 hours ago )
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APNewsBreak: Tentative agreement on Iran sanctions relief
VIENNA (AP) — World powers and Iran have reached tentative agreement on sanctions relief for the Islamic Republic, among the most contentious issues in a long-term nuclear agreement that negotiators h...
9:20AM ( 24 minutes ago )
Forgiveness of Charleston church shooter prompts discussion
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Under an outdoor tent a few blocks from Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Sharon Simmons paused while cleaning up from the previous night's revival to ponder the idea...
8:51AM ( 53 minutes ago )
Murder complaints filed over capsized Philippine ferry
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Police in a central Philippine city said Saturday that they have filed murder complaints against the owner and the crew of a ferry that capsized shortly after pulling out of...
8:07AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Uribe homer lifts Braves past Phillies
Juan Uribe hit a tie-breaking homer in the seventh inning, Julio Teheran delivered another strong home start and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 on Friday night.
8:03AM ( 1 hour ago )
Kyle Busch’s Daytona return starts with another crash
Kyle Busch’s time at Daytona in 2015 has been far from positive. It took another bad turn just nine minutes into Friday’s first Sprint Cup practice session.
8:00AM ( 1 hour ago )
G-Braves split DH with Charlotte to end road trip
Behind a complete game from former Major League right-handed starter Brad Penny and a four homer attack, the Charlotte Knights whipped the Gwinnett Braves by a score of 11-2 on Friday night in the second game of the day/night doubleheader at BB&T Ballpark.
11:19PM ( 10 hours ago )
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Government faces burden in proving airlines worked together
WASHINGTON (AP) — As the Justice Department launches an investigation into possible collusion in the airline industry, experts say the government faces the burden of proving that carriers were deliber...
3:13AM ( 6 hours ago )
Greek campaigns, neck and neck, reach dramatic finale
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greeks packed city squares for dueling rallies late into the night Friday, as polls showed a dead heat between the 'yes' and 'no' camps ahead of a bailout referendum Sunday that...
11:23PM ( 10 hours ago )
'Inside Out' celebrates edge over 'Magic Mike,' 'Terminator'
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even with the flashy competition of Terminators and male strippers, the little feelings inside a young girl's head proved to be more of a draw for moviegoers going into the holiday...
4:51PM ( 16 hours ago )
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Eager eaters weigh-in ahead of NYC July 4 hot dog contest
NEW YORK (AP) — Contestants have hit the scales ahead of the annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Coney Island's Nathan's Famous.Reigning champion Joey Chestnut joined past winners at the weig...
11:05PM ( 10 hours ago )
Hot dogs, hot music usher in July 4 weekend
As the nation gears up to celebrate America's birthday, here are some Fourth of July highlights from around the country:___NATHAN'S HOT DOG EATING CONTESTCompetitive eaters have weighed in and are rea...
10:57PM ( 10 hours ago )
Hispanic leaders want GOP field to condemn Trump's 'idiocy'
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hispanic leaders are bristling at the largely tepid response by Republican presidential candidates to Donald Trump's characterization of Mexican immigrants as rapists and drug dealer...
9:14PM ( 12 hours ago )
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Hagan paces Funny Car qualifying Friday at Norwalk
Defending Funny Car world champion Matt Hagan continued his recent hot streak by powering to the qualifying lead Friday under the lights at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals.
By NHRA Media
3:08AM ( 6 hours ago )
US home prices climbing steadily
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices increased at a solid clip in April, led by double-digit jumps in Denver and San Francisco.The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index rose 4.9 percen...
9:40AM ( 4 days ago )