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Friday July 3rd, 2015 6:57AM
VIDEO: UNG, Ga. Tech students team-up to solve special needs challenges
Nine students from Georgia Tech’s School of Industrial Design and fourteen students from the University of North Georgia’s doctoral program of Physical Therapy are spending the week on the Dahlonega school’s campus, collaborating to meet the needs of some special north Georgians who face unique physical and sensory challenges.
8:27PM ( 10 hours ago )
Homicide investigation continues in Banks County
A death discovered in Banks County early Thursday has been ruled a homicide.
8:20PM ( 10 hours ago )
UPDATE: Three suspects arrested on Lake Lanier on drug, weapons charges
The Department of Natural Resources recovered a quantity of methamphetamine, cash and weapons during a bust on Lake Lanier early Wednesday morning.
5:53PM ( 13 hours ago )
Gainesville lawyers, Hall Co. Sheriff read aloud Declaration of Independence
Twenty-four Gainesville area attorneys, their sons and their daughters, and Hall County Sheriff Gerald Couch, read aloud Thursday in Kenyon Plaza downtown the words that started it all for America.
5:26PM ( 13 hours ago )
GPD, Crime Stoppers offer reward in Atlanta Street Apt. murder
The Gainesville Police Department is hoping the offer of reward money will prompt someone to come forward with some information in a homicide that happened at a city apartment complex last month.
3:44PM ( 15 hours ago )
DNR: Remember the 'Big 3' this holiday weekend
Since Independence Day falls on a Saturday this year, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division is expecting waterways across the state to be busier than usual.
12:16PM ( 18 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Child suffers minor injuries after being struck by truck in Helen
Helen police say they aren't sure the driver who struck an 8-year-old and left the scene Thursday afternoon realized the incident occurred.
4:36PM ( 14 hours ago )
Top Republican doubts Senate will confirm ambassador to Cuba
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that his chamber is unlikely to approve an American ambassador to Cuba, dishing out a quick rebuff to President Barack Obama and...
4:28PM ( 14 hours ago )
USDA to step up bird flu monitoring this fall; aimed at protecting poultry industry
The federal government announced plans Thursday to step up monitoring wild birds for avian influenza this fall to provide an early warning of any resurgence of a disease that devastated poultry farms in the Upper Midwest.
4:25PM ( 14 hours ago )
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Local/State
AP Exclusive: China Ministry posted bootleg 'Liar's Poker'
SHANGHAI (AP) — A complete bootlegged copy of Michael Lewis' bestselling book about Wall Street, "Liar's Poker," was hosted on the official website of the Chinese Commerce Ministry, the agency respons...
6:46AM ( 9 minutes ago )
Greece: Poll shows 2 sides neck and neck before referendum
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The brief but intense campaign in Greece's critical bailout referendum ends Friday, with simultaneous rallies in Athens supporting "yes" and "no" answers to a murky question in w...
6:35AM ( 20 minutes ago )
The Latest: High court hears case against referendum
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local):___1:15 p.m.The Council of State, Greece's highest administrative court, is hearing a case brought by two private cit...
6:17AM ( 38 minutes ago )
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National
Maybin gives Braves walk-off win over Nats
Cameron Maybin drove in the go-ahead run with a chopper against Max Scherzer that bounced over third base in the ninth inning, lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 2-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Thursday night.
9:23AM ( 2 hours from now )
Wolves' Bennett signs with Reds
Former Buford High standout pitcher Connor Bennett signed with the Cincinnati Reds Wednesday on. Bennett was drafted in 34th round of the 2015 MLB Draft by Cincinnati.
9:15AM ( 2 hours from now )
John Smoltz the 1st HOFer following Tommy John surgery
When John Smoltz is inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in three weeks he'll be the first player enshrined following Tommy John surgery.
8:53AM ( 1 hour from now )
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Sports
Insurer Aetna to buy Humana in $37B deal
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Aetna will spend $37 billion to buy rival Humana in a deal that would significantly bulk up its government business and create the nation's second-largest health insurerThe cash...
6:33AM ( 22 minutes ago )
Uber suspends low-cost service in France amid legal pressure
PARIS (AP) — Uber has suspended its low-cost ride-hailing service in France in hopes of defusing an escalating legal dispute and sometimes-violent tensions with traditional French taxi drivers.An Uber...
6:10AM ( 45 minutes ago )
World stocks drift lower ahead of Greek vote; China plunges
HONG KONG (AP) — World stock markets mostly drifted lower Friday ahead of Greece's weekend austerity referendum, while China's main stock benchmark plunged as much as 7 percent as government market st...
5:11AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Business
Rarely seen color photos by Robert Capa in Budapest exhibit
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Rarely seen color photographs by Robert Capa, the legendary Hungarian photographer best known for his battlefield pictures from the Spanish Civil War and D-Day, are being show...
6:07AM ( 48 minutes ago )
Thousands truckin' to Chicago for final Grateful Dead shows
CHICAGO (AP) — The Grateful Dead is closing the lid on its storied half-century of concerts this weekend in Chicago, where a museum has captured the band's prankster heart by displaying its artifacts,...
2:31AM ( 4 hours ago )
Reigning Miss Universe rebukes Trump for his migrant remarks
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The reigning Miss Universe says Donald Trump, the beauty pageant's owner, was "hurtful and unfair" in his comments about Mexican migrants. But Paulina Vega of Colombia says she...
8:58PM ( 9 hours ago )
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Today's Survey Question
How do you plan to celebrate the Fourth of July?
A family cookout
Going to see fireworks
Setting off fireworks myself
I’m planning something else.
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Self earns first career ARCA Series victory at Winchester
Austin Wayne Self passed Brandon Jones with six laps remaining in the Herr’s Chase the Taste 200 Sunday at Winchester Speedway in Winchester, Ind. and then all he had to do, he said, was stay focused on victory lane.
By Doug Donnelly
12:00PM ( 3 days ago )
Lottery ticket worth $125,000 sold in Dahlonega
A Grovetown truck driver is over the moon and “stunned” since winning thousands of dollars from a Georgia Lottery instant ticket.
By AccessWDUN staff
1:19PM ( 1 day ago )