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Saturday July 4th, 2015 4:41PM
Lobby of new Brenau physical therapy school named for Ralph & Mary Cleveland
In celebration of a major gift to the Brenau University ForeverGold campaign, the lobby of Brenau's physical therapy school at the Brenau Downtown Center was dedicated Friday in memory of Ralph W. Cleveland and in honor of his wife, Mary Cleveland.
2:00PM ( 2 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Longtime Gainesville-area GBI agent dies
A former GBI agent who was instrumental in the formation of the Appalachian Drug Task Force has died.
1:14PM ( 3 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
Cleveland detour to start Monday
The Georgia Department of Transportation says a detour associated with work on the Cleveland ByPass is scheduled to begin Monday.
11:50AM ( 4 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
SCOGA upholds conviction, life sentence given Buford teen in death of her mother
The Supreme Court of Georgia (SCOGA) has unanimously upheld the murder conviction and life prison sentence given to Brenda O’Connell, who was 15 years old when she and her sister, Catherine O’Connell, were charged with killing their adoptive mother.
10:40AM ( 6 hours ago )
An 'atypical' 4th, thanks to the weather
July 4th is shaping up to be anything but typical in north Georgia because of the weather.
10:07AM ( 6 hours ago )
UNG campuses adding more parking, classrooms this summer
Construction projects to add more parking, classroom and recreational spaces on the University of North Georgia's (UNG) four campuses are in progress and should be finished sometime this fall.
9:15AM ( 7 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
VIDEO: "76 For Our Sacred Honor"
AccessWDUN presents a special video presentation in celebration of our nation's Independence Day. It was produced by AccessWDUN Videographer David Cook.
8:00PM ( 3 hours from now )
America celebrates July 4 with parades, hot dogs, cold beer
The United States marks 239 years as an independent nation on Saturday as it celebrates the Fourth of July with parades, fireworks, naturalization ceremonies, eating contests and music. Here are some...
3:17PM ( 1 hour ago )
Police investigating Norcross home invasion; 1 man shot
Police are investigating a Norcross home invasion that left one man shot.
1:39PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Local/State
Utility drones could inspect equipment, scan for outages
LITHONIA, Ga. (AP) — When tornadoes and hurricanes topple power lines in the future, flying drones might be the first to pinpoint the damage.Power companies across the United States are testing whethe...
4:21PM ( 19 minutes ago )
A year on, children caught on border struggle to stay, adapt
LOS ANGELES (AP) — At 1-year-old, a wide-eyed, restless Joshua Tinoco faces the prospect of deportation to his native Honduras, one of tens of thousands of children who arrived at the U.S.-Mexico bord...
4:09PM ( 31 minutes ago )
Matt Stonie tops Joey Chestnut in hot dog eating contest
NEW YORK (AP) — Matt Stonie shocked the competitive eating world Saturday by upsetting Joey "Jaws" Chestnut at the Fourth of July hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island, breaking Ch...
3:07PM ( 1 hour ago )
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National
Uribe homer lifts Braves past Phillies
Juan Uribe hit a tie-breaking homer in the seventh inning, Julio Teheran delivered another strong home start and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 on Friday night.
8:03AM ( 8 hours ago )
Kyle Busch’s Daytona return starts with another crash
Kyle Busch’s time at Daytona in 2015 has been far from positive. It took another bad turn just nine minutes into Friday’s first Sprint Cup practice session.
8:00AM ( 8 hours ago )
G-Braves split DH with Charlotte to end road trip
Behind a complete game from former Major League right-handed starter Brad Penny and a four homer attack, the Charlotte Knights whipped the Gwinnett Braves by a score of 11-2 on Friday night in the second game of the day/night doubleheader at BB&T Ballpark.
11:19PM ( 17 hours ago )
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Sports
Texas wants its gold back inside the state's borders
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Forget Fort Knox or the Federal Reserve. Texas has decided to start keeping its gold holdings within in its own borders. But what makes sense politically in such a sovereignty-lov...
2:17PM ( 2 hours ago )
China to create $19B fund to support plunging stock market
NEW YORK (AP) — China has reportedly decided to bar new initial public offerings of stock and create a fund to stabilize its stock market, which has been roiled by a wave of selloffs.Twenty one Chines...
12:39PM ( 4 hours ago )
Concerns over US winter wheat may boost low crop prices
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Market concerns about the quantity and quality of the U.S. winter wheat crop being harvested and the dry conditions in other wheat-producing nations have sparked an unexpected run...
10:37AM ( 6 hours ago )
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Business
Panama too drops out of Trump's Miss Universe pageant
PANAMA CITY (AP) — Panama is joining several other Latin American nations in dropping out of the Miss Universe pageant in protest over Donald Trump's comments about immigrants.The Miss Panama Organiza...
2:52PM ( 1 hour ago )
Eager eaters weigh-in ahead of NYC July 4 hot dog contest
NEW YORK (AP) — Contestants have hit the scales ahead of the annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Coney Island's Nathan's Famous.Reigning champion Joey Chestnut joined past winners at the weig...
11:05PM ( 17 hours ago )
Hot dogs, hot music usher in July 4 weekend
As the nation gears up to celebrate America's birthday, here are some Fourth of July highlights from around the country:___NATHAN'S HOT DOG EATING CONTESTCompetitive eaters have weighed in and are rea...
10:57PM ( 17 hours ago )
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