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Tuesday May 5th, 2015 3:20PM
Dump truck driver in serious condition after Gainesville wreck
A male dump truck driver is in serious condition after his truck overturned on Queen City Parkway Tuesday morning.
1:00PM ( 2 hours ago )
Bicyclist killed in Jackson Co. hit and run was local pastor
The bicyclist killed in a crash with a hit and run driver Monday has been identified as a Gainesville pastor.
12:11PM ( 3 hours ago )
One killed in morning rush hour crash on Hwy. 316
A traffic accident that blocked Georgia SR 316 for most of the morning rush hour Tuesday left one person dead, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
11:25AM ( 3 hours ago )
Virginia murder suspect caught in Toccoa
Police say the former son-in-law of a man found shot to death in Virginia has been charged with first-degree murder.
10:51AM ( 4 hours ago )
By Associated Press
Two Gwinnett police officers hit, injured by vehicle during pursuit
Authorities are reporting that three Gwinnett County police officers were struck by a vehicle during an incident in the Snellville area early Tuesday morning.
6:53AM ( 8 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Gainesville Schools taps Centennial High's Kirk to take over system-wide AD position
At Monday night's school board work session, Gainesville City School Superintendent Wanda Creel introduced the school system's new Director of Athletics and Student Activities.
3:11AM ( 12 hours ago )
Fireworks sales now legal in Ga.
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a bill legalizing fireworks sales in Georgia.
1:14PM ( 2 hours ago )
Huckabee, the other man from Hope, opens 2016 bid
HOPE, Ark. (AP) — The other man from Hope is running for president again.Declaring Tuesday that he can bring "the kind of change that truly can get America from hope to higher ground," former Arkansas...
12:37PM ( 2 hours ago )
Deal signs bills cracking down on child sex trafficking
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed legislation aimed at cracking down on the sexual exploitation of children.
10:58AM ( 4 hours ago )
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Local/State
Boston Marathon bomber's lawyer points to family dysfunction
BOSTON (AP) — Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers called a Russian historian and a psychiatrist to the stand Tuesday in a bid to save the Boston Marathon bomber from the death penalty by portraying him as the...
2:47PM ( 32 minutes ago )
Attorney General Lynch meets Gray family in Baltimore
BALTIMORE (AP) — Attorney General Loretta Lynch pledged Tuesday to improve the city's police department after meeting with the family of a man who was fatally injured in police custody."We're here to...
2:46PM ( 33 minutes ago )
Judge tells deadlocked jury in Etan Patz case to keep going
NEW YORK (AP) — Jurors deliberating in the 36-year-old missing-child case of Etan Patz said Tuesday they are deadlocked for the second time in 15 days, but a judge told them to keep trying.The jury se...
2:45PM ( 34 minutes ago )
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National
Baseball: Area teams head to 2nd round with momentum
Area teams caught some big breaks, others made their own, and one, Jackson County, made history in the first round of the state baseball playoffs...
5:31PM ( 2 hours from now )
Boys golf: 8-AAAA sends three into state tourney with strong showing at Sectionals
Region 8-AAAA had a strong showing Monday at the Class AAAA boys North Sectionals at Applewood Golf Club.
2:05AM ( 13 hours ago )
TIPOFF: Wizards look to keep up their winning ways on road
Over the last two years, the Wizards have been the ultimate road warriors in the playoffs, winning eight of nine games away from D.C. and becoming the first team in NBA history to capture four straight Game 1s in the other team's arena.
12:22AM ( 14 hours ago )
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Sports
France vows to defend Arab allies, strengthen business ties
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — French President Francois Hollande vowed to defend Gulf Arab allies as he announced Tuesday that his country is in talks with Saudi Arabia for business deals worth tens of...
2:37PM ( 42 minutes ago )
Greece lobbies creditors for loan payout, cites progress
BRUSSELS (AP) — With Greek ministers dispatched across Europe on a whirlwind goodwill tour on Tuesday, top officials said they were making progress on finding a way to keep the country afloat and in t...
2:05PM ( 1 hour ago )
US stocks drift lower after 2-day run; oil price jumps
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. stock market sank Tuesday, taking a break after a two-day run. Chevron and other oil giants fared better than the rest of the market as crude oil climbed above $60 a barrel fo...
1:50PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Business
Ellen Albertini Dow, 'Wedding Singer' rapper, dies at 101
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ellen Albertini Dow, a feisty character actress best known for her salty rendition of "Rapper's Delight" in "The Wedding Singer," has died. She was 101.Her agent, Juliet Green, conf...
2:49PM ( 31 minutes ago )
Fonda, Tomlin play it 'fierce' in comedy 'Grace and Frankie'
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Age rarely catches a break in pop culture. But when Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin lend their outsized talents to a sitcom, expect something far removed from old-lady cliches and self-n...
2:13PM ( 1 hour ago )
Turkey investigates ruined ancient mosaics
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — At least eight ancient mosaics were ruined while being restored and moved to a new museum in southern Turkey and authorities are looking into ways to fix the botched work, a seni...
2:00PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Entertainment
Today's Survey Question
Of the Republicans who had announced their intent to run for the GOP nomination for president as of Monday, which one would you be most inclined to support?
Dr. Ben Carson
Carly Fiorina
Senator Marco Rubio
Senator Rand Paul
Senator Ted Cruz
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The aftermath in Nepal
An aerial video details damage to temples in Kathmandu and satellite photos allow users to compare areas of Nepal before and after the destructive earthquakes.
By The Associated Press
3:49PM ( 4 days ago )
Drivers positive about new Talladega qualifying format
Saturday’s Coors Light Pole qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 is the unveiling of still another new format for Talladega Superspeedway, and it meets with wide approval among drivers.
By Mark McCarter-NASCAR Wire Service
8:00AM ( 3 days ago )
NGMC-Braselton begins construction on obstetrics unit
Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Braselton began construction on a new expansion Monday, allowing the hospital to begin offering obstetric services to the community.
By AccessWDUN staff
3:28PM ( 23 hours ago )