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Tuesday May 26th, 2015 11:54AM
Dawsonville man charged with homicide by vehicle in motorcyclist's death
A Dawsonville man has been charged with homicide by vehicle in the first degree in connection with a Memorial Day holiday weekend crash in Forsyth County.
10:11AM ( 1 hour ago )
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 ( 3 hours ago )
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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 ( 5 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 ( 5 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
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 ( 14 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 ( 17 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.
5:00PM ( 5 hours from now )
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.
2:51PM ( 2 hours from now )
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 ( 2 hours ago )
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The Latest on flooding: 3 die in Houston-area flooding
10:23 a.m. CDTHouston Mayor Annise Parker says city officials will be vigilant as the area's waterways swell with several inches of rain.Parker said at a news conference on Tuesday morning that "we're...
11:23AM ( 30 minutes ago )
The Latest on IS: Sandstorm engulfs Iraq's contested Anbar
6:15 p.m. (1515 GMT)A massive sandstorm is engulfing Iraq's contested Anbar province amid the fight there against the Islamic State group.The sandstorm swept through parts of the Islamic State-held ci...
11:15AM ( 38 minutes ago )
Texas flooding overwhelms popular bed-and-breakfast region
WIMBERLEY, Texas (AP) — The vacation house where two families were to spend Memorial Day weekend was already gone, swept down the swollen Blanco River, when Carissa Smith's husband arrived.All he foun...
11:08AM ( 46 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 ( 11 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 ( 12 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 ( 20 hours ago )
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US stocks broadly lower; strong dollar hits oil and energy
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks fell broadly Tuesday as investors fretted about Greece's debt crisis and soft demand for durable goods last month. A surge in the dollar pushed down energy prices, and, in...
11:24AM ( 29 minutes ago )
Amtrak to install long-sought cameras in locomotives
WASHINGTON (AP) — Amtrak said Tuesday it will install video cameras inside locomotive cabs to record the actions of train engineers, following a deadly derailment earlier this month in which investiga...
11:19AM ( 34 minutes ago )
Greece mulls levy on undeclared deposits to raise cash
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece is proposing to legalize tax-dodgers' undeclared money for a fee, a way to raise money as the country tries to reach a deal with creditors to get more bailout money and av...
11:07AM ( 46 minutes ago )
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Sen. Mitch McConnell working on memoir
NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Mitch McConnell, the Senate majority leader, is working on a memoir.The Kentucky Republican told The Associated Press on Tuesday that he planned to tell both his personal story, i...
11:23AM ( 31 minutes ago )
Author of Pamela Smart-inspired book asks for her parole
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A woman whose book "To Die For" was inspired by the case of Pamela Smart, who plotted with her teenage lover to kill her husband, is asking the governor to consider parole.Smart,...
11:08AM ( 45 minutes ago )
Nielsen survey says Liam Neeson is big ad man
NEW YORK (AP) — Ad executives looking for a celebrity to endorse their product can't do much better than actor Liam Neeson.That's the conclusion of the Nielsen company, which looked at celebrities who...
10:47AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Casey Roderick triumphs for SSS victory at Five Flags
It was a wild night as the Southern Super Series returned to Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Fla. for 100 laps of Super Late Model racing.
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Search for new Hall Co. Library Director begins
The search is on for a new Hall County Library Systems Director.
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UNG plans to occupy top floor of Cumming City Hall
Due to program and enrollment growth at its Cumming Campus, the University of North Georgia plans to lease the top floor of the Cumming City Hall for its Master of Business Administration and continuing education and professional development programs, that according to Associate Vice President of University Relations Kate Maine.
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