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Sunday August 30th, 2015 10:40PM
Scientists studying how rising seas will reshape Ga. coast
Scientists are fine-tuning what they know about rivers and marshes flushed with saltwater by ocean tides so they can better predict how rising sea levels will reshape the Georgia coast over the next century.
7:07PM ( 3 hours ago )
By The Associated Press
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 ( 6 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 ( 7 hours ago )
Volunteers fill backpacks with meals for Gainesville, Hall students in need
Last week, employees of Wells Fargo Advisors Gainesville and Braselton branches came together to pack 225 backpacks with food for underprivileged families.
11:45AM ( 10 hours ago )
By Russell Brown
McDonald's has 200 part-time jobs available in Hall, Gwinnett counties
The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will help McDonald’s fill about 200 part-time jobs at restaurants in Hall and Gwinnett counties next week.
8:32AM ( 14 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
Gainesville not immune to aftermath of Katrina
The Gainesville area was not immune to the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina which devastated the Gulf Coast ten years ago.
12:01AM ( 22 hours ago )
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 ( 3 hours ago )
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.
7:17PM ( 3 hours ago )
Photo Gallery: Laurel Summer Fest wraps up the summer season on Lanier
The two-day Laurel Park Summer Fest was held this weekend at the Hall County Park off Cleveland Highway.
10:01AM ( 12 hours ago )
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Local/State
Former Maryland Gov. Marvin Mandel, whose career ended with a corruption conviction, has died
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Marvin Mandel, a former Maryland governor whose 26-year career in state government ended with his 1977 conviction on political corruption charges, has died. He was 95.According t...
9:25PM ( 1 hour ago )
Thousands mourn firefighters killed battling wildfires in Washington state
WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) — Several thousand people gathered Sunday to honor three U.S. Forest Service firefighters killed battling wildfires in Washington state."They dedicated their lives to protecting...
9:12PM ( 1 hour ago )
10 Things to Know for Monday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:1. RAZOR-LINED BORDER CAN'T STOP MIGRANTS FROM EU'S FIELD OF DREAMSOver the past year Hungary ha...
9:06PM ( 1 hour ago )
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National
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 ( 1 day ago )
VIDEO: Turnovers key to Spartans win over Knights
If only Johnson could erase the final four minutes of the second quarter.
8:13AM ( 1 day ago )
VIDEO: Gainesville blanked again by Grayson, hopes to rebound again
Gainesville football took plenty of lessons from last year’s loss to Grayson. The Red Elephants hope they can do the same this time around...
7:48AM ( 1 day ago )
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Friday Game Night
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 ( 4 hours ago )
Falcons sign Julio Jones to 5-year extension
The Atlanta Falcons agreed to a $71.25 million, five-year contract extension with Julio Jones on Saturday that compares favorably with recent deals paid to other top wide receivers.
8:46AM ( 13 hours ago )
Softball: Buford splits with S. Forsyth and Milton
The Buford girls softball team split a pair of games Saturday with South Forsyth and Milton in a yearly series between the three schools.
7:06AM ( 15 hours ago )
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Sports
'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 ( 7 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 ( 7 hours ago )
Doubts about China's ability to manage a tough economic transition sap investor confidence
WASHINGTON (AP) — The fear that gripped financial markets this month is a stark one: That China's economy might be slipping into a decline that could persist for years.But the world's second-largest e...
12:53PM ( 9 hours ago )
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Business
VMA host Miley Cyrus walks carpet in barely there silver straps, Amber Rose goes with words
Miley Cyrus shook a long, rock goddess ponytail and strutted in barely there silver straps Sunday on the arrivals carpet at the MTV Video Music Awards, later delivering on a promise for multiple costu...
10:24PM ( 16 minutes ago )
Partial list of winners of 2015 MTV Video Music Award
Here is a partial list of the winners of Sunday night's 2015 MTV Music Video Awards in Los Angeles:Pop Music Video: Taylor Swift, "Blank Space."Male Video: Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars, "Uptown Fu...
10:12PM ( 27 minutes ago )
Nicki Minaj calls out Miley Cyrus at MTV Video Music Awards
Nicki Minaj called Miley Cyrus out at the MTV Video Music Awards after the 22-year-old said in an interview that the rapper was being a poor sport about not receiving a nomination for video of the yea...
10:02PM ( 37 minutes ago )
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VIDEO: Joey Logano, Kyle Busch score Bristol victories
For the second straight year, Joey Logano scored the win in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series IRWIN Tools Night race Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway.
By AccessWDUN staff
8:00AM ( 3 days ago )
Fed Vice Chair Fischer leaves door open for a Sept. rate hike, saying inflation likely to rise
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer left the door open Saturday for a Fed rate increase in September, saying the factors that have kept inflation below the central bank's t...
4:31PM ( 1 day ago )