Friday April 29th, 2016 7:49PM
VIDEO: Lake Lanier Olympic Venue hosts team trials
The Lake Lanier Olympic Venue is full of paddlers from across the nation this weekend as the Hall County venue hosts the 2016 Sprint Canoe and Kayak National Team Trials.
6:42PM ( 1 hour ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
Truett-McConnell approved for criminal justice degree
Truett-McConnell College in Cleveland has been approved by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges for a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, which will be offered beginning this fall.
5:37PM ( 2 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
U.S. District Judge from Gainesville invited to Vatican for summit
​Calling it a "once in a lifetime" opportunity, a U.S. District Judge from Gainesville is scheduled to offer his legal insight on the human trafficking issue with Pope Francis in June.
1:52PM ( 5 hours ago )
Supreme Court refuses to block Texas voter ID law
The Supreme Court has rejected an emergency appeal to stop Texas from enforcing its challenged voter ID law
1:08PM ( 6 hours ago )
US consumer spending inches up in March
U.S. consumers boosted their spending by a tiny amount in March as purchases of nondurable goods such as clothing offset a big fall in spending on autos and other durable goods
10:34AM ( 9 hours ago )
Flags across Georgia fly at half-staff after deadly crash
Flags across Georgia are at half-staff in remembrance of four University of Georgia students killed and another critically injured in a high-speed car crash a few miles south of the Athens campus
7:59AM ( 11 hours ago )
Blue Sky Concerts return to downtown Gainesville next week
The Blue Sky Concerts are back, returning to downtown Gainesville each Wednesday next month.
4:39PM ( 3 hours ago )
BLOG: Some traditions are rock-solid
It's not just a tradition, it's Gainesville's rock.
2:30PM ( 5 hours ago )
New York governor: Give Medicaid to inmates before release
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to extend Medicaid coverage to prison inmates with serious illnesses just prior to their release
12:37PM ( 7 hours ago )
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Browns take Ogbah with first pick of 2nd round
Browns take Oklahoma State DE Emmanuel Ogbah with first pick of second round of NFL draft
7:27PM ( 21 minutes ago )
The Latest: Local hero Butkus kicks off Round 2 of NFL Draft
Round 2 of NFL draft begins as Chicago Bears favored son Dick Butkus handles chores as celebrity emcee with aplomb and a plug: "As always, Go Bears!"
7:26PM ( 21 minutes ago )
Study: US oil field source of global uptick in air pollution
A new study has found that a single oil and gas field in the western United States is responsible for a global uptick of the air pollutant ethane
7:03PM ( 44 minutes ago )
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(VIDEO) Baseball: Red Elephants try to erase memories of 2015 finish, recent adversity as 2016 playoffs begin
Gainesville baseball coach Jeremy Kemp put it very succinctly earlier this week as the Red Elephants prepared to open the Class AAAAA state playoffs on Friday in a doubleheader against Alexander at Ivey-Watson Field...
3:06PM ( 4 hours ago )
Soccer playoffs: Northeast Georgia squads continue stellar start to postseason
While the first two days of the state soccer playoffs proved strong for northeast Georgia programs, Thursday was downright dominant. Eight area programs clinched second round berths during the night, including a pair of statement victories.
12:20PM ( 7 hours ago )
(VIDEO) Boys soccer: East Hall boys make statement in first round win
For about 20 minutes Thursday in East Hall’s first round Class AAA playoff matchup with Gordon Central, Leo Toledo and Sergio Turcios played a two-man game that no one else was allowed to participate in.
12:11PM ( 7 hours ago )
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Study analyzes impact of Washington state coal-export plan
State and local regulators say a coal-export terminal proposed along the Columbia River in southwest Washington could have unavoidable significant impacts on greenhouse gases emissions, vessel traffic and rail safety
5:32PM ( 2 hours ago )
Exxon sees smallest profit in 16 years, Chevron posts loss
Exxon Mobil has recorded its smallest quarterly profit in more than 16 years and Chevron lost $725 million because of the slumping price of oil
5:23PM ( 2 hours ago )
Proposed rule would delay questions about criminal history
Obama administration wants federal agencies to stop asking early questions about some job applicants' criminal history
5:08PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Original power lunch eatery to close and everything must go
New York's original power lunch restaurant is closing and everything must go
5:03PM ( 2 hours ago )
American Airlines apologizes to musician for barring violin
American Airlines changes its tune and apologizes for barring a musician's rare violin in the cabin
4:21PM ( 3 hours ago )
Boom! Queen & Harry answer Obamas' Invictus Games challenge
It helps to have friends in high places when you're promoting an athletic event
3:43PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Today's Survey Question
How do you think Governor Nathan Deal will treat the campus carry legislation?
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Hagar rolls to USCS Sprint Car win at Smoky Mountain
Derek Hagar made his first 2016 visit to the victory lane for the USCS Sprint Car Series Saturday night at Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tenn.
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8:00AM ( 2 days ago )