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Gov. Deal proposes $50M more on pre-kindergarten
Gov. Nathan Deal said he wants to spend $50 million to reverse cuts to Georgia's pre-kindergarten program that increased class sizes and cut teacher pay.
8:14AM ( 1 hour ago )
By Associated Press
AAA: Lowest Labor Day gas prices in a decade
Motorists in the southeastern United States should find the lowest Labor Day gas prices in a decade.
5:30AM ( 3 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Ga., five other states partner to combat impaired driving
Law enforcement officials in six states, including Georgia, are launching their 24th annual "Hands Across the Border" campaign aimed at catching motorists driving under the influence.
7:57PM ( 13 hours ago )
By The Associated Press
Turner Field US flag at half-staff, players' families deal with grief after fan dies in fall
ATLANTA (AP) — The U.S. flag flew at half-staff at Turner Field on Sunday, one day after a fan died following his fall from the upper deck into the lower-level stands during a game between the Atlanta...
7:26PM ( 13 hours ago )
Developmental disabilities group to hold public forum in Gainesville
The Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD) will host a series of public forums between now and Sept. 30 in order to collect public input on its next strategic plan, including one in Gainesville.
4:00PM ( 17 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Cumming meeting to focus on plans for new interchange, other improvements to Ga. 400
The Georgia Department of Transportation and Forsyth County officials are developing a project to improve traffic flow on Georgia 400 at McGinnis Ferry Road.
3:24PM ( 17 hours ago )
Texas-based Blue Bell resumes sales 4 months after listeria scare forces ice cream recall
BRENHAM, Texas (AP) — Blue Bell ice cream is back.Blue Bell Creameries has resumed selling its products in select locations Monday, four months after the Texas-based retailer halted sales due to liste...
8:11AM ( 1 hour ago )
Hurricane Fred forms in the Atlantic, is moving closer to the Cape Verde Islands
MIAMI (AP) — Fred has strengthened to a hurricane as it approaches the Cape Verde Islands in the Atlantic Ocean.The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami says Fred's maximum sustained winds Monday m...
7:54AM ( 1 hour ago )
PHOTO GALLERY: First-ever Women's Expo draws hundreds
Hundreds of women gathered at the Brenau Downtown Center on Saturday, August 29 to mix and mingle and learn what the area has to offer for women in the region.
7:19AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Local/State
Thai police seek 2 new suspects in Bangkok blasts after raid finds bomb components
BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police issued arrest warrants Monday for two more suspects, a Thai woman and a foreign man of unknown nationality, as part of a widening investigation that yielded its first arrest...
8:55AM ( 26 minutes ago )
Man accused of fatally shooting Texas officer at gas station due in court
HOUSTON (AP) — A man charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a uniformed suburban Houston sheriff's deputy had a lengthy criminal record going back a decade, but never spent more than sho...
8:44AM ( 37 minutes ago )
Kansas jury to hear closing arguments, begin deliberations in Jewish site shootings trial
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — Jurors are set to hear closing arguments in the case of a white supremacist charged with killing three people at two Jewish sites in Kansas.Deliberations are to begin after closing...
8:16AM ( 1 hour ago )
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National
5 things: What we learned from Week 1 of high school football
Here’s a look at five things we learned from week 1 of the high school football season...
5:17PM ( 7 hours from now )
Week 1: Big wins, tough losses mark full start of 2015 prep football season
The season got started with a bang for some area high school football teams – while others will be going back to the drawing board after a mix of results for northeast Georgia-based programs.
9:02AM ( 2 days ago )
VIDEO: Turnovers key to Spartans win over Knights
If only Johnson could erase the final four minutes of the second quarter.
8:13AM ( 2 days ago )
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Friday Game Night
Carter's cancer rekindles memories of 1980 Olympic boycott
Thirty-five years after his hopes for a gold medal were dashed by Jimmy Carter's boycott of the Moscow Olympics, Craig Beardsley is at peace.
10:53PM ( 10 hours ago )
Braves' woes continue in 'demoralizing' 20-6 loss to Yankees
A Braves team that was at .500 through 84 games has since been in a downward slide that gained speed with three straight losses to the Yankees.
10:50PM ( 10 hours ago )
Jones cruises to Truck win in Canada, takes points lead
Two weeks ago in the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Alex Tagliani got turned out of the lead by Regan Smith and lost his shot at a win.
6:17PM ( 15 hours ago )
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Sports
Global stocks lower after Fed official suggests September rate hike still possible
BEIJING (AP) — Markets slumped Monday after a U.S. Federal Reserve official suggested a September interest rate hike still was possible and weak Japanese factory activity provided more evidence of a s...
8:55AM ( 26 minutes ago )
'Straight Outta Compton' leads box office for 3 consecutive weekends; 'War Room' surprises
NEW YORK (AP) — The Christian drama "War Room" made a surprise bid for the box-office lead, Zac Efron's music drama "We Are Your Friends" fell completely flat and the N.W.A biopic "Straight Outta Comp...
3:27PM ( 17 hours ago )
New owner of Ohio-based Frisch's Big Boy chain sees more restaurants, broader reach ahead
CINCINNATI (AP) — The new leader of the Frisch's Restaurants chain wants to flex Big Boy's brand muscle with franchise expansion, new restaurant shapes and sizes, menu and beverage additions, and doin...
2:45PM ( 18 hours ago )
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Another MTV VMAs, another controversial Miley Cyrus: Wild child singer shows breast at show
Justin Bieber cried, Taylor Swift won most of the awards and Kanye West ranted onstage, but Miley Cyrus still owned the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards.The 22-year-old wild child flashed one of her breast...
5:09AM ( 4 hours ago )
Horror master Wes Craven, director of 'Nightmare on Elm Street' and 'Scream' films, dies
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's hard enough to redefine a genre once in a career, but horror virtuoso Wes Craven managed to do it twice.The prolific writer-director, who died Sunday at age 76, ushered in two...
4:26AM ( 4 hours ago )
Miley Cyrus flashes breast, Kanye West rants and Taylor Swift wins top prize at MTV VMAs
Taylor Swift won video of the year, Miley Cyrus briefly flashed one of her breasts and Kanye West ranted at the MTV Video Music Awards.After Swift won the top prize for "Bad Blood," Cyrus was backstag...
2:45AM ( 6 hours ago )
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LaMance tops McCoy for Toccoa Late Model victory
Two of the most successful dirt Late Model pilots in Northeast Georgia this year faced off against each other Saturday night at Toccoa Raceway in Toccoa, Ga.
4:00PM ( 4 days ago )
AAA: Lowest Labor Day gas prices in a decade
Motorists in the southeastern United States should find the lowest Labor Day gas prices in a decade.
By AccessWDUN staff
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