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Monday August 31st, 2015 11:27AM
Parolee faces drug trafficking charge, authorities seize meth. worth nearly $31,000
A parolee faces a trafficking methamphetamine charge after authorities said they found 11 ounces of methamphetamine in his vehicle following a wreck earlier this month.
11:10AM ( 17 minutes ago )
Gov. Deal proposes $50M more on pre-kindergarten
Gov. Nathan Deal said he wants to spend $50 million to reverse cuts to Georgia's pre-kindergarten program that increased class sizes and cut teacher pay.
8:14AM ( 3 hours ago )
By Associated Press
AAA: Lowest Labor Day gas prices in a decade
Motorists in the southeastern United States should find the lowest Labor Day gas prices in a decade.
5:30AM ( 5 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
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.
7:57PM ( 15 hours ago )
By The Associated Press
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 ( 16 hours ago )
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 ( 19 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Hurricane Fred forms in the Atlantic, spreading wind, heavy rain across the Cape Verde Islands
MIAMI (AP) — Fred has strengthened to a hurricane, spreading wind and heavy rain across the Cape Verde Islands in the Atlantic Ocean.The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami says Fred's maximum sus...
11:07AM ( 19 minutes ago )
Texas-based Blue Bell resumes sales 4 months after listeria scare forces ice cream recall
BRENHAM, Texas (AP) — Blue Bell ice cream is back.Blue Bell Creameries resumed selling its products at select locations Monday, four months after the Texas-based retailer halted sales due to listeria...
9:45AM ( 1 hour ago )
PHOTO GALLERY: First-ever Women's Expo draws hundreds
Hundreds of women gathered at the Brenau Downtown Center on Saturday, August 29 to mix and mingle and learn what the area has to offer for women in the region.
7:19AM ( 4 hours ago )
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Local/State
Judge ejects white supremacist from court, orders recess in Kansas Jewish site murder trial
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A judge has ejected a white supremacist from a Kansas courtroom after the man objected to jury instructions in his murder trial, saying he doesn't respect the process.Frazier Glenn...
11:02AM ( 24 minutes ago )
Alaska-bound, Obama renames Mount McKinley as Denali; messy politics of climate, energy await
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ahead of a historic trip to the Arctic, President Barack Obama erased a former Republican president's name from North America's tallest peak in a move applauded in Alaska and derided...
11:00AM ( 26 minutes ago )
Another MTV VMAs, another controversial Miley Cyrus: Wild child singer shows breast at show
Justin Bieber cried, Taylor Swift won most of the awards and Kanye West ranted onstage, but Miley Cyrus still owned the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards.The 22-year-old wild child flashed one of her breast...
10:52AM ( 34 minutes ago )
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National
5 things: What we learned from Week 1 of high school football
Here’s a look at five things we learned from week 1 of the high school football season...
5:17PM ( 5 hours from now )
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 ( 2 days ago )
VIDEO: Turnovers key to Spartans win over Knights
If only Johnson could erase the final four minutes of the second quarter.
8:13AM ( 2 days ago )
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Friday Game Night
Carter's cancer rekindles memories of 1980 Olympic boycott
Thirty-five years after his hopes for a gold medal were dashed by Jimmy Carter's boycott of the Moscow Olympics, Craig Beardsley is at peace.
10:53PM ( 12 hours ago )
Braves' woes continue in 'demoralizing' 20-6 loss to Yankees
A Braves team that was at .500 through 84 games has since been in a downward slide that gained speed with three straight losses to the Yankees.
10:50PM ( 12 hours ago )
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 ( 17 hours ago )
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Sports
Germany's Merkel expects Greece to comply with obligations, no room to cut loan interest rates
BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is making clear she expects Greece to continue complying with its obligations to creditors after upcoming elections, and says she doesn't see any possibil...
10:40AM ( 46 minutes ago )
US stocks open modestly lower, led by declines in energy shares as oil prices sink
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks moved lower in early trading Monday, as oil prices fell and investors reacted to signs that the Federal Reserve was still on pace to raise rates this month. It sets up another v...
10:28AM ( 58 minutes ago )
Cable network Epix inks multiyear deal with Hulu, ends agreement with Netflix
The cable network Epix jumped from Netflix to Hulu, landing a multiyear, digital subscription video on demand deal with the streaming service.Beginning Oct. 1, Hulu subscribers will get films from Lio...
10:17AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Business
Film Review: Redford and Nolte amiably amble down the Appalachian in 'A Walk in the Woods'
The lure of the wild has recently attracted an interesting batch of solitude seekers: Reese Witherspoon ("Wild"), Mia Wasikowska ("Tracks") and Robert Redford, twice.Two years after "All Is Lost," Red...
9:42AM ( 1 hour ago )
Horror master Wes Craven, director of 'Nightmare on Elm Street' and 'Scream' films, dies
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's hard enough to redefine a genre once in a career, but horror virtuoso Wes Craven managed to do it twice.The prolific writer-director, who died Sunday at age 76, ushered in two...
4:26AM ( 7 hours ago )
Miley Cyrus flashes breast, Kanye West rants and Taylor Swift wins top prize at MTV VMAs
Taylor Swift won video of the year, Miley Cyrus briefly flashed one of her breasts and Kanye West ranted at the MTV Video Music Awards.After Swift won the top prize for "Bad Blood," Cyrus was backstag...
2:45AM ( 8 hours ago )
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Power breaks Sonoma track record with pole run
Reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion Will Power reset his year-old track record in the Firestone Fast Six to earn the Verizon P1 Award and pace four of the six championship contenders who will start on the first three rows for the title-deciding GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway.
By IndyCar Media
12:05AM ( 1 day ago )
US immigration patterns shift: India, China outpacing Mexico as more skilled workers arrive
DALLAS (AP) — Siddharth Jaganath wanted to return to India after earning his master's degree at Texas' Southern Methodist University. Instead, he built a new life in the U.S. over a decade, becoming a...
6:03PM ( 1 day ago )