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Thursday July 30th, 2015 10:10AM
Applications for US jobless aid rise to still-low 267,000
WASHINGTON (AP) — More people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, though the increase was from a very low level and the figures still point to a healthy job market.Applications for jobless ai...
8:48AM ( 1 hour ago )
US official: Plane debris in Indian Ocean same type as MH370
SYDNEY (AP) — A sea-crusted wing part washed up on an island in the western Indian Ocean may be the first trace of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 since it vanished nearly a year and a half ago, and a tr...
6:44AM ( 3 hours ago )
More than 200 rabbits being removed from Gwinnett property
Gwinnett County authorities said more than 200 rabbits are being removed from a property on Bennett Road in Gwinnett County.
6:29AM ( 3 hours ago )
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Full service restored to Demorest water customers
A water outage in the Fairview community of Habersham County caused by storm-related damage Wednesday afternoon has been repaired and full service has been restored to the area.
8:47PM ( 13 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
Railroad crossing in Winder reopened after crash
A railroad crossing in Winder was closed Wednesday afternoon after a tractor trailer collided with a a train.
6:29PM ( 15 hours ago )
VIDEO: Gainesville elementary schools to add golf program to PE curriculum
All 5 Gainesville city elementary schools will add the First Tee National School Program to their physical education instruction.
6:16PM ( 15 hours ago )
Hope for miracle dims but search goes on for missing boys
TEQUESTA, Fla. (AP) — Families hoped for a miracle even as science nagged that one was improbable and rescue crews went into a seventh day of searches Thursday for two teens missing at sea.Though it s...
10:00AM ( 9 minutes ago )
Former Hall Co. Animal Shelter pet helping USDA
A former Hall County Animal Shelter pet is now working with the federal government to make sure the foods you eat are safe.
8:56AM ( 1 hour ago )
Coca-Cola Enterprises beats 2Q Wall Street expectations
Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. (CCE) on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $176 million.
8:24AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Local/State
Jon Stewart signing off 'Daily Show' fake newscast for real
NEW YORK (AP) — After more than 16 years and nearly 2,600 telecasts, Jon Stewart can feel proud of his scads of Emmys and his Peabody Award, his cultural gravitas (he hung with the Prez, both on and o...
10:00AM ( 9 minutes ago )
Investment firm exec, daughter die in Milwaukee plane crash
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The victims of a plane crash in Milwaukee have been identified as the chief operating officer of a Boston capital investment firm and his daughter.Summit Partners said in a statement...
9:51AM ( 19 minutes ago )
On Capitol Hill, GOP fighting itself instead of Democrats
When Republicans took full control of Congress this year, they were determined to show voters they could govern responsibly. Instead they've been tearing each other apart in extraordinarily public displays - to the delight of Democrats.
9:50AM ( 20 minutes ago )
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National
Orioles complete sweep of Braves
Chris Tillman took a three-hitter into the ninth inning, Jonathan Schoop and J.J. Hardy homered and the Baltimore Orioles beat the skidding Atlanta Braves 2-0 on Wednesday night for a three-game sweep.
7:05AM ( 3 hours ago )
Win streak snapped in loss to Bulls
The Gwinnett Braves rallied for two runs in the eighth inning but could not come all the way back in a 5-3 loss to the Durham Bulls on Wednesday at Coolray Field.
11:26PM ( 10 hours ago )
Quinn taking up-tempo approach to rebuilding Falcons
As Seattle's defensive coordinator, Dan Quinn helped lead Seattle to two straight Super Bowls, including one championship. Quinn opens his first training camp as Falcons coach on Friday trying to overhaul Atlanta's woeful unit.
8:52PM ( 13 hours ago )
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Sports
Stocks open lower in US after some weaker company results
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening lower as investors respond to some disappointing results from U.S. companies.Procter & Gamble slid almost 3 percent in early trading Thursday after reporting that it...
9:40AM ( 29 minutes ago )
US economy posts solid 2.3 percent growth rate in Q2
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy posted a solid rebound in the April-June quarter after a harsh winter, led by a surge in consumer spending and a recovery in foreign trade that bode well for the res...
9:36AM ( 33 minutes ago )
P&G's sales dip again on softer volume, exchange rates
CINCINNATI (AP) — Procter & Gamble's sales fell for the sixth straight quarter as the world's bigger consumer goods company was weighed down by softer sales volume and unfavorable currency exchange ra...
8:50AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Business
Kanye, Sam Smith, the Who set for iHeartRadio Music Festival
NEW YORK (AP) — Kanye West, Sam Smith, Janet Jackson and the Who are some of the A-listers set for the iHeartRadio Music Festival this fall.Lil Wayne, Coldplay, the Weeknd and Blake Shelton will also...
9:27AM ( 42 minutes ago )
UVa grads sue Rolling Stone over retracted campus rape story
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Three University of Virginia graduates and members of a fraternity who were portrayed in a debunked account of a gang rape in a retracted Rolling Stone magazine story filed a laws...
7:38AM ( 2 hours ago )
Stallone puts 'Rocky,' 'Rambo' memorabilia up for auction
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sylvester Stallone is parting with memorabilia from the "Rocky" and "Rambo" movies, but he's keeping the two characters alive onscreen.The 69-year-old entertainer announced Thursday...
3:21AM ( 6 hours ago )
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Asian stocks mixed after Fed leaves rates unchanged
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