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Sunday April 26th, 2015 2:24AM
'Saigon has fallen' - a reporter's view of Vietnam War's end
(EDITOR'S NOTE — More than two decades of war in Vietnam, first involving the French and then the Americans, ended with the last days of April 1975. Peter Arnett, who won a Pulitzer Prize for his cove...
7:30PM ( 6 hours ago )
Gainesville Chicken Festival dodges the weather
If anybody left the 11th Annual Spring Chicken Festival Saturday in downtown Gainesville hungry it was their own fault.
5:18PM ( 9 hours ago )
Youth Leadership Hall celebrates 10 years with largest class ever
The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce is celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Youth Leadership Hall with the largest class ever.
1:00PM ( 13 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
Seven-foot bear breaks out of Ellijay garage
A 7-foot bear that accidentally got stuck in a North Georgia garage clawed its way out a window as a resident watched.
10:35AM ( 15 hours ago )
Habitat for Humanity of Hall County turns corner with home #50
Maxine Harvey couldn’t speak; “Thank you” softly fell from her lips between sobs. The reality was setting in: she was now a homeowner, the recipient of the 50th house constructed by Habitat for Humanity of Hall County.
9:21AM ( 17 hours ago )
Annual summer burn ban begins May 1 in Hall, 53 other Ga. counties
If you have some outdoor burning planned, you have just a few days left to do it unless you want to wait until fall.
9:13AM ( 17 hours ago )
By Staff
Aid starts coming to Nepal after quake kills 1,865
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Tens of thousands of Nepalese who spent the night under a chilly sky were jolted awake by strong aftershocks Sunday, and rescuers aided by international teams cleared rubble in...
11:45PM ( 2 hours ago )
RMA cadet selected for STEM honor
Cadet SGT Adrian O'Sullivan, a Riverside Military Academy sophomore, has been selected for the 2015 Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders (CFSTL) to be held in Boston, Mass. June 28-30.
8:31AM ( 17 hours ago )
Gwinnett apartment fire linked to child playing with lighter
Gwinnett County fire officials say a child who was playing with a lighter on a balcony likely started a blaze that severely damaged an apartment building in Lawrenceville.
6:04AM ( 20 hours ago )
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Local/State
Japan's prime minister goes to US to showcase close ties
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's itinerary for his weeklong U.S. visit beginning Sunday will showcase the success of the alliance built from Tokyo's defeat in World War II, while prom...
2:03AM ( 21 minutes ago )
Aid starts coming to Nepal after quake kills nearly 2,000
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Planeloads of aid material, doctors and relief workers from neighboring countries began arriving Sunday in Nepal, a poor Himalayan nation reeling from a powerful earthquake tha...
1:56AM ( 27 minutes ago )
Players from politics, Hollywood mix it up at 'Nerd Prom'
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two secretaries of state, Tea Leoni and Madeleine Albright, arrived arm in arm Saturday as a wide mix of Hollywood and Washington players gathered for the national "Nerd Prom."The Wh...
1:32AM ( 51 minutes ago )
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UNG softball advances to PBC final with 8-2 win over Ga. Regents; title game moved To Sunday
The top-seeded University of North Georgia's PBC softball tournament championship game with second-seeded Georgia College was halted in the top of the second inning due to a strong thunderstorm. The storm dumped enough water on the field to render the playing surface unsafe for the rest of the night.
10:37PM ( 3 hours ago )
Early inning explosion allows Eagles to take 2015 finale from Lions, 6-4
The Piedmont College baseball team wrapped up the 2015 season in this afternoon's non-conference matchup against Emory University with the Eagles winning 6-4.
10:32PM ( 3 hours ago )
Simmons homer leads rally in Braves' 5-2 win over Phillies
Andrelton Simmons led off the seventh inning with a homer, sparking a rally that helped the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-2 on Saturday night.
10:30PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Sports
Google executive among hundreds dead from Nepal quake
NEW YORK (AP) — Dan Fredinburg, a Google executive who described himself as an adventurer, was among the hundreds who died in a massive earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday.Google confirmed his de...
8:20PM ( 6 hours ago )
Starbucks stores reopen Saturday after computer glitch
SEATTLE (AP) — Starbucks was back in business Saturday after a computer outage forced thousands of its stores to close early the night before.The company said the outage was resolved Friday night afte...
7:48PM ( 6 hours ago )
Volkswagen chairman Piech resigns after dispute over CEO
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Ferdinand Piech, chairman of the board of Volkswagen AG and a major figure in the German auto industry, has stepped down after clashing with other board members over his crit...
6:19PM ( 8 hours ago )
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Business
Liotta recalls Scorsese discussion before 'Goodfellas' shoot
NEW YORK (AP) — The Tribeca Film Festival ended with a bang — a special 25th anniversary screening of the Martin Scorsese gangster flick "Goodfellas."Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Lorraine Bracco and Pa...
12:42AM ( 1 hour ago )
Judge: Attending Pink concert didn't harm New Jersey girl
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — A mom's decision to take her 11-year-old daughter to a Pink concert has a judge saying, "So What?"The New Jersey judge says the concert trip isn't evidence of bad parenting.htt...
9:28PM ( 4 hours ago )
Off-Broadway play 'The Fantasticks' offered a lifeline
NEW YORK (AP) — The off-Broadway phenomenon "The Fantasticks" won't be closing next month after all — thanks to a pair of fantastic fans.Two donors have stepped up and pledged to keep the stalwart, lo...
3:20PM ( 11 hours ago )
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What is a concussion?
Video explainer shows what a concussion is, how you can get one and what the effects are on the brain.
By The Associated Press
6:03PM ( 3 days ago )
Beckman tops Friday Funny Car qualifying at Houston
Jack Beckman raced to Royal Purple Raceway’s first three-second Funny Car run to close a record-setting qualifying session and take the qualifying lead Friday at the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA SpringNationals presented by Super Start Batteries
By NHRA Media
11:52PM ( 1 day ago )
'Saigon has fallen' - a reporter's view of Vietnam War's end
(EDITOR'S NOTE — More than two decades of war in Vietnam, first involving the French and then the Americans, ended with the last days of April 1975. Peter Arnett, who won a Pulitzer Prize for his cove...
7:30PM ( 6 hours ago )
Suwanee Farmers Market opens May 2
The Suwanee Farmers Market opens at Town Center Park Saturday, May 2. It will be open each Saturday from 8:00-12:00 through October 3.
By AccessWDUN Staff
8:24AM ( 18 hours ago )