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Severe thunderstorms possible as rain moves into Georgia Tues. evening
Forecasters say strong storms -- including some that could become severe -- will be possible as heavy rain moves into Georgia.
8:37AM ( 1 hour ago )
By Associated Press
Storms spark house fires in north Gwinnett area
Heavy storms wrapped up the Memorial Day holiday in parts of north Georgia, and a line of stormy weather sparked a couple of house fires on the north end of Gwinnett County Monday night.
6:46AM ( 3 hours ago )
AAA: American motorists find cheapest Memorial Day gas prices in 4-5 years
Even though gas prices have increased lately, American motorists saw the lowest gasoline prices for the Memorial Day holiday in up to five years, according to AAA.
6:16AM ( 3 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
University of North Georgia softball team wins national championship
Junior pitcher Courtney Poole struck out four while giving up just two hits to lead the University of North Georgia softball team to a 5-0 win against Dixie State and the program's first national title.
2:51AM ( 6 hours ago )
By UNG Athletic Communications
Charter nears deal for Time Warner Cable
Charter Communications Inc. is close to buying Time Warner Cable for about $55 billion, according to two people familiar with the negotiations.
9:45PM ( 12 hours ago )
Child airlifted to hospital after falling into pool
A four-year-old child was revived by family members after reportedly falling into a swimming pool in Banks County.
6:43PM ( 15 hours ago )
Baseball: GHS, Greenbrier set for one-game showdown for AAAAA title
Few expected a sweep. And as if on cue, Gainesville and Greenbrier split the first two games of their best-of-three Class AAAAA state championship series Monday at Greenbrier.
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Georgia's Veterans Hall of Fame looks for nominees
Friends and family of Georgia military veterans may choose to honor them by nominating them to the newly-formed Georgia Military Veterans Hall of Fame.
9:30AM ( 20 minutes ago )
12 missing after flooding in Texas sweeps away vacation home
WIMBERLEY, Texas (AP) — Recovery teams were resuming the search early Tuesday for 12 people who are missing after a rain-swollen river in Central Texas carried a vacation home off its foundation, slam...
9:18AM ( 31 minutes ago )
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APNewsBreak: UN officials let child sex abuse claims linger
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — For months, the U.N.'s top human rights officials knew about allegations of child sexual abuse by French soldiers in Central African Republic, collected by their own staff. But t...
9:35AM ( 14 minutes ago )
Media CEOs dominate ranks of top-paid executives
NEW YORK (AP) — They're not Hollywood stars, they're not TV personalities and they don't play in a rock band, but their pay packages are in the same league.Six of the 10 highest-paid CEOs last year wo...
9:35AM ( 14 minutes ago )
By the numbers: Colorado theater shooting trial so far
A by-the-numbers look at the first month of the trial of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes:___2,085: The number of pieces of evidence admitted by prosecutors.___1,575: The number of photographs pr...
9:22AM ( 27 minutes ago )
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LeBron, Cavaliers limping their way toward NBA Finals
One win from taking the Cavaliers back to the NBA Finals, and one step closer to a title he covets more than any other, James leaned against a padded wall on Monday and hardly resembled basketball's most undeniable force.
12:48AM ( 9 hours ago )
Homer happy: Dodgers hit 3 in 8th to beat Braves 6-3
Andre Ethier, Alex Guerrero and Jimmy Rollins each homered in the eighth inning, rallying the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 6-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night.
11:36PM ( 10 hours ago )
Big Red championship vets hope Gainesville can get back to promised land this week
Wayne Vickery coached his way to five state championships with Gainesville baseball -- and the outgoing Gainesville High athletic director sees similarities between one of those title winners and the 2015 squad.
3:00PM ( 18 hours ago )
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Taco Bell, Pizza Hut: Artificial ingredients getting booted
NEW YORK (AP) — Taco Bell and Pizza Hut say they're getting rid of artificial colors and flavors, making them the latest big food companies scrambling to distance themselves from ingredients people mi...
8:55AM ( 54 minutes ago )
Cable company Charter buying Time Warner Cable for $55.3B
NEW YORK (AP) — Charter Communications is buying Time Warner Cable for $55.33 billion, creating another U.S. TV and Internet giant.And executives say they're confident regulators will allow it.The dea...
8:55AM ( 55 minutes ago )
Charter deal seeks to keep cable consolidation on track
Charter Communications Inc. is buying Time Warner Cable Inc. for $55.3 billion and Bright House Networks for $10.4 billion. It is the latest in a series of deals that have reshaped the cable industry....
7:59AM ( 1 hour ago )
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US returns 25 looted artifacts to Italy: Vases, frescoes
ROME (AP) — The United States on Tuesday officially returned 25 artifacts that had been looted over the decades from Italy, including Etruscan vases, 1st-century frescoes and precious books that ended...
9:20AM ( 29 minutes ago )
Bob Marley musical tries to help heal an uneasy Baltimore
NEW YORK (AP) — Most theater professionals like to say that whatever they're working on is very relevant to what's going on in the real world. That was not possibly more true than in Baltimore this sp...
8:51AM ( 58 minutes ago )
Publishing world gathers this week for book conventions
NEW YORK (AP) — Diversity will get an extra push at this week's BookCon and BookExpo America.Last year, a virtually all-white lineup of speakers at publishing's annual national conventions highlighted...
8:41AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Austin Dillon lead 163 out of 200 laps in the Xfinity series race in Charlotte Saturday.
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VIDEO: Memorial Day Tribute
As we honor our fallen service men and women, Commander of the Hall County Sheriff's Office Honor Guard, Jonathan Jackson, takes a moment to talk of the importance of Memorial Day and discuss what message we should take away as we remember our fallen heroes.
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Charter nears deal for Time Warner Cable
Charter Communications Inc. is close to buying Time Warner Cable for about $55 billion, according to two people familiar with the negotiations.
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