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Monday February 8th, 2016 12:12PM
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Grand jury indicts duo accused of jewelry robberies
Prosecutors say a woman and man accused of robbing jewelry stores across the south have been indicted by a federal grand jury in northern Florida.
9:46AM ( 2 hours ago )
State tax collections up 6.4% in January
Georgia’s net tax collections for January totaled nearly $2.05 billion, for an increase of $119.3 million, or 6.4 percent, over January 2015
9:24AM ( 2 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
Up to 2 inches of snow possible in north Georgia mountains
Forecasters say up to 2 inches of snow could fall across a large part of the north Georgia mountains.
7:24AM ( 4 hours ago )
By Associated Press
AAA: National gas prices drop 6 cents in 7 days
Falling crude oil prices have helped keep downward pressure on the price at the pump and drivers continue to pay prices unseen since 2009.
5:44AM ( 6 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Denver defense leads way for Manning, as QB gets chance to ride into sunset with Super Bowl 50 win
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — A reborn Orange Crush might have sent Peyton Manning into retirement with a Super ending to his career.Von Miller and the impenetrable Denver defense harassed Panthers quart...
12:02AM ( 12 hours ago )
By The Associated Press
Barrow County tackles several weekend fires, two ruled intentional
Barrow County Emergency Services were kept busy over Super Bowl weekend by a series of structure and vehicle fires throughout the county, two of which were determined to be intentional human acts according to a Sunday afternoon press release.
6:00PM ( 18 hours ago )
After a series of food scares, Chipotle is opening its stores a few hours later than normal Monday so workers can attend a meeting on food safety
NEW YORK (AP) — Chipotle restaurants across the U.S. are opening later than usual Monday as workers gather in movie theaters and hotel conference rooms across the country to discuss the chain's recent...
8:57AM ( 3 hours ago )
Rubio's uneven debate performance emboldens trio of governors seeking to stem his rise in race
BEDFORD, N.H. (AP) — Marco Rubio's uneven debate performance just days before Tuesday's New Hampshire primary has emboldened a trio of governors seeking to stem his rise in the Republican race for pre...
3:38AM ( 8 hours ago )
Gainesville Fire Department to celebrate 140th anniversary
The Gainesville Fire Department celebrates its 140th anniversary this year.
8:29PM ( 15 hours ago )
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Forecasters say southeast Massachusetts could get the brunt of a snowstorm that's heading for the East Coast
BOSTON (AP) — The second winter storm in four days to hit the Northeast centered on New England on Monday, bringing howling winds and coastal flooding and threatening Cape Cod and southeastern Massach...
11:36AM ( 34 minutes ago )
An Audi tearjerker and Mountain Dew's 'Puppymonkeybaby' are among Super Bowl's ad winners
NEW YORK (AP) — With 30-second Super Bowl ads costing up to $5 million, it's a huge gamble to advertise. As the Denver Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers, there were winners and losers off the fie...
11:23AM ( 47 minutes ago )
Chinese flock to temples and fairs to pray for good health and fortune on the first day of the Lunar New Year
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese and others around Asia flocked to temples and fairs to pray for good health and fortune on Monday, the first day of the Lunar New Year.In Beijing, hundreds of thousands of peopl...
11:20AM ( 51 minutes ago )
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Basketball: February frenzy starts in earnest as region tournaments get underway
If you're a high school basketball fan, then this week represents the zenith of the season...
4:28PM ( 4 hours from now )
No. 15 Baseball Sweeps Eagles with 11-3 Win
Daniel McCrary pitched 5 1/3 innings of one-hit baseball and North Georgia put 11 runs on the board in just three innings as the No. 15 Nighthawks cruised to a series sweep of Carson-Newman with an 11-3 win Sunday afternoon.
11:51PM ( 12 hours ago )
Piedmont pitching sets tone in 7-3 victory over Guilford
Following a game with heavy offensive output on both sides Saturday, it was the pitching that set the tone in the Piedmont College baseball team's 7-3 victory over Guilford College Sunday.
11:48PM ( 12 hours ago )
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President Barack Obama's final budget is being released on the same day as the New Hampshire primary, ensuring it gets minimal attention as the media is consumed with the election results
WASHINGTON (AP) — The main thing to know about President Barack Obama's final, $4 trillion budget is that it comes on the same day as the New Hampshire primary, ensuring it gets minimal attention with...
11:38AM ( 32 minutes ago )
Stocks fall sharply on Wall Street, putting the market on track for its second sizable loss in a row
U.S. stocks fell sharply in morning trading Monday, weighed down by steep losses in technology, financial and energy stocks. The slide followed sharp drops in Europe and set the market on course for i...
11:27AM ( 43 minutes ago )
Step back, Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos; advertisers are also duking it out over the Super Bowl
NEW YORK (AP) — From a strange creature called "Puppymonkeybaby" to a tear-inducing Audi ad, Super Bowl ads ran the gamut this year from offbeat humor to heartfelt messages.On advertising's biggest ni...
11:18AM ( 52 minutes ago )
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A TV correspondent recounts his coverage of the chaos that engulfed the Middle East during the past 2 decades
"And Then All Hell Broke Loose: Two Decades in the Middle East" (Simon & Schuster), by Richard EngelRegular viewers of television's evening news are sure to have seen video of Richard Engel delive...
10:35AM ( 1 hour ago )
Book Review: 'Find Her' by Lisa Gardner, a tense and sometimes hard thriller
"Find Her" (Dutton) by Lisa GardnerLisa Gardner is the master of the psychological thriller and her latest, "Find Her," focuses as much on the step-by-step methods of solving a case and the turmoil an...
10:32AM ( 1 hour ago )
The new Broadway musical "Tuck Everlasting" is based on the popular 1975 children's book by Natalie Babbitt about a young girl in the 1880s who befriends a unique family that has gained eternal life
NEW YORK (AP) — Andrew Keenan-Bolger isn't tapping into his vulnerable side for his next Broadway role. He's trying to be utterly fearless.In the new musical "Tuck Everlasting," the actor plays a char...
9:56AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Doiron comes from behind for PASS opener win at GPS
You can sum up Joey Doiron’s race Saturday at Greenville-Pickens Speedway in three words – never give up.
9:49PM ( 1 day ago )
UPDATED: Union General Hospital CEO, physician among six arrested; hospital issues statement
The CEO of a hospital in Union County was arrested Thursday afternoon by Union County sheriff's deputies, along with four other hospital employees and one former employee.
By Brian Stewart, Bryan Pirkle
8:17PM ( 3 days ago )