Friday November 27th, 2015 5:06AM
White House undergoes Thanksgiving Day lockdown after man draped in American flag jumps fence
WASHINGTON (AP) — A man draped in an American flag climbed over the fence at the White House on Thursday, prompting a lockdown as the first family celebrated Thanksgiving.The man was immediately appre...
10:11PM ( 6 hours ago )
Big balloons, heavy security for NYC Thanksgiving parade; St. Louis parade resumes
NEW YORK (AP) — Americans paused Thursday to celebrate their blessings despite terrorism fears and racial tensions over fatal police shootings across the country. A record number of police officers pa...
7:58PM ( 9 hours ago )
Shopping small, holiday spending on the rise
A local economist is encouraging holiday shoppers to take advantage of Small Business Saturday, the day after Black Friday.
5:51PM ( 11 hours ago )
Community groups provide Thanksgiving meals to residents in need
GAINESVILLE - Local organizations provide Thanksgiving meals, clothes and care packages to residents in need.
12:37PM ( 16 hours ago )
NE Ga.'s jobless rate drops to 5.4% for Oct.
The jobless rate for the Northeast Georgia region ticked down a bit in October, while the Gainesville metro remained flat, according to numbers released Thursday morning by the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL).
8:00AM ( 21 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Feds: Georgia must process food stamps for Syrian refugees
Federal officials are ordering Georgia to process food stamp applications for Syrian refugees.
6:29AM ( 22 hours ago )
By Associated Press
The Latest: Putin: Russia ready to cooperate with US-led coalition fighting IS
BEIRUT (AP) — The latest developments regarding the war in Syria. All times local.10:20 p.m.French President Francois Hollande says the downing of a Russian warplane by Turkey was a "serious incident,...
3:21PM ( 13 hours ago )
Gwinnett police continue investigation of Lawrenceville murder
Police are investigating the killing of a man whose body was found inside a home in the Lawrenceville area.
9:14AM ( 19 hours ago )
Student sues Ga. Tech after expulsion for sexual misconduct
A Georgia Tech student expelled in April after a sexual misconduct investigation has filed a lawsuit alleging that the review was unfair and violated his rights.
5:26AM ( 23 hours ago )
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The Latest: Pope Francis tells young Kenyans to resist the corruption hurting their country
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The latest on Pope Francis' first trip to Africa. (All times local.)___12 p.m.Pope Francis has urged Kenyan youths to resist the temptation of corruption, saying it's like sugar:...
4:17AM ( 48 minutes ago )
Kids and elders making oral history with StoryCorps' Great Thanksgiving Listen project
High school students across the country are making oral history this week by recording interviews with their elders in an unprecedented effort to stockpile wisdom for the ages.The Great Thanksgiving L...
3:58AM ( 1 hour ago )
CLIMATE COUNTDOWN: Leaders say they won't let Paris attacks distract them from climate talks
PARIS (AP) — Still gripped by shock and grief, Paris will play host to a long-awaited U.N. climate conference under tragic circumstances that none could have foreseen.But delegates to the two-week tal...
3:37AM ( 1 hour ago )
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(VIDEO) Game of the Week: Rabun County aims to surpass historic mark
Rabun County football has already caught up with history -- now the Wildcats hope outrun it.
8:58PM ( 15 hours from now )
Playoffs: Quarterfinals yield no let-offs for area programs
Even though things continue to get tougher the further you go in the playoffs, none of the five area teams still remaining would give up their spot as they prepare for Friday night’s quarterfinal action.
7:25PM ( 14 hours from now )
Commerce just fine with underdog role
The underdog role suits Commerce coach Michael Brown and the Tigers just fine...
7:20PM ( 14 hours from now )
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Friday Game Night
Georgia Tech beats Arkansas 83-73
By Georgia Tech coach Brian Gregory's lofty standards, Charles Mitchell could have collected 20 rebounds.
11:47PM ( 5 hours ago )
Falcons sign 2nd K Shayne Graham, waive LB Joplo Bartu
With Matt Bryant slowed by a right quadriceps injury, the Atlanta Falcons have signed kicker Shayne Graham.
11:41PM ( 5 hours ago )
'Scary' Archer offers huge roadblock to Hawks' semifinal quest
It wasn't quite ‘The Exorcist,’ but all it took was one quick look at Archer's game film to make Mill Creek coach Shannon Jarvis shut his eyes and turn away.
9:20PM ( 7 hours ago )
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Global shares mostly down after Wall Street holiday close, China slides on brokerage probe
TOKYO (AP) — Global stocks were mostly lower in muted trading Friday, after Wall Street was closed for Thanksgiving, but China's market fell sharply as investigations into the securities industry wide...
4:07AM ( 58 minutes ago )
Chinese stocks fall after 2 major brokerages announce they are under investigation
BEIJING (AP) — Two major Chinese brokerages announced they are under investigation in the latest aftershock of this summer's market plunge, sending share prices sharply lower Friday.The Shanghai Compo...
3:48AM ( 1 hour ago )
Japan's Abe orders extra spending, handouts for pensioners, to pump up faltering recovery
TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has ordered Cabinet ministers to prepare an extra spending package, including cash handouts for the poorest pensioners, seeking to breathe fresh life into Japan'...
2:25AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Art program gives Boston's homeless a place to create, boost self-worth and earn some cash
BOSTON (AP) — In an elegant church in one of Boston's most chic shopping districts, homeless people from across the city gather once a week to express themselves in ways not possible when living on th...
1:09AM ( 3 hours ago )
A dozen schools down but just 1 will get Obama's daughter Malia as college freshman next fall
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama's message for high school seniors fretting about their college prospects is simple.Do your research. Visit college campuses. Sit in on classes. Talk to professors, gra...
9:04PM ( 8 hours ago )
Memorial to nightclub fire that killed 100 closer to $2M goal; completion expected next year
WEST WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — The slow road to build a permanent memorial at the site of a nightclub fire that killed 100 people 12 years ago is getting shorter, as organizers said they are inching closer...
2:22PM ( 14 hours ago )
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Rain postpones NeSmith DLMS season finale at Ocala
A heavy afternoon rain shower postponed Saturday night’s $10,000-to-win 100-lap Chevrolet Performance World Championship Race for the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series on Saturday at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Fla.
By Roby Helm
8:00AM ( 2 days ago )
Syfan Logistics expanding its over-the-road fleet
Syfan Logistics plans to expand its over-the-road fleet of Syfan Transport trucks in the coming year as part of an increasing effort to better serve its shipper customers.
By AccessWDUN staff
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