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Saturday July 4th, 2015 6:08AM
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.
3:00PM ( 8 hours from now )
By AccessWDUN
Hispanic leaders want GOP field to condemn Trump's 'idiocy'
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hispanic leaders are bristling at the largely tepid response by Republican presidential candidates to Donald Trump's characterization of Mexican immigrants as rapists and drug dealer...
9:14PM ( 8 hours ago )
Billy Dilworth veteran Georgia, SC journalist dies at 80
A veteran journalist whose career touched newspapers, radio and television stations in Georgia and South Carolina has died in northeast Georgia.
5:32PM ( 12 hours ago )
Forsyth Co. water main break shuts down Shiloh at Majors Rd.
Forsyth County officials are urging drivers to stay away from Shiloh Road at Majors Road while they try to repair a watermain break.
1:40PM ( 16 hours ago )
Chief: Microburst damages area of Clarkesville
A microburst with straight line winds caused damage to a small area in Clarkesville Friday morning.
11:41AM ( 18 hours ago )
Gainesville teenager dies in single-car crash
A teenager is dead and charges are pending against another after a single-car crash on Highway 13 in Gainesville Thursday night.
9:23AM ( 20 hours ago )
Patriotic Pops concert to move indoors Friday night
Due to inclement weather, the Patriotic Pops concert with the Northwinds Symphonic Band will move indoors Friday night.
12:12PM ( 17 hours ago )
UNG, Ga. Tech students team-up to solve special needs
Nine students from Georgia Tech’s School of Industrial Design and fourteen students from the University of North Georgia’s doctoral program of Physical Therapy are spending the week on the Dahlonega school’s campus, collaborating to meet the needs of some special north Georgians who face unique physical and sensory challenges.
8:27PM ( 1 day ago )
Homicide investigation continues in Banks County
A death discovered in Banks County early Thursday has been ruled a homicide.
8:20PM ( 1 day ago )
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Local/State
Murder complaints filed over capsized Philippine ferry
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Police in a central Philippine city said Saturday that they have filed murder complaints against the owner and the crew of a ferry that capsized shortly after pulling out of...
5:43AM ( 24 minutes ago )
Aussie coach has advice for defending Japan
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Perhaps, Australia coach Alen Stajcic was on to something when he said, "We're not the Netherlands," in responding to question regarding how the Matildas might defend against...
3:39AM ( 2 hours ago )
Taiwan stands up to China with World War II military parade
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan marched out thousands of troops and displayed its most modern military hardware Saturday to spotlight an old but often forgotten claim that its forces, not the Chinese Com...
3:32AM ( 2 hours 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 ( 1 hour from now )
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 ( 6 hours ago )
Gainesville Braves best of 32; win USSSA World Series
Two come-from-behind wins, last-inning heroics and timely pitching meant one thing for the 9-and-under Gainesville Braves travel baseball team the last week of June: a USSSA World Series title.
2:50PM ( 15 hours ago )
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Government faces burden in proving airlines worked together
WASHINGTON (AP) — As the Justice Department launches an investigation into possible collusion in the airline industry, experts say the government faces the burden of proving that carriers were deliber...
3:13AM ( 2 hours ago )
Greek campaigns, neck and neck, reach dramatic finale
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greeks packed city squares for dueling rallies late into the night Friday, as polls showed a dead heat between the 'yes' and 'no' camps ahead of a bailout referendum Sunday that...
11:23PM ( 6 hours ago )
'Inside Out' celebrates edge over 'Magic Mike,' 'Terminator'
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even with the flashy competition of Terminators and male strippers, the little feelings inside a young girl's head proved to be more of a draw for moviegoers going into the holiday...
4:51PM ( 13 hours ago )
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Business
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 ( 7 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 ( 7 hours ago )
Police identify motel intruder shot by ex-CNN reporter
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The man fatally shot by a former CNN reporter at an Albuquerque motel had fled parole in Tennessee, police said.Tomorio Walton had absconded from parole out of Memphis, and it...
5:20PM ( 12 hours ago )
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Post Race Notes: Bowyer scores first top 5 of 2015
Despite scoring his first top five of the 2015 season—and the first for Michael Waltrip Racing—in Sunday’s Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway, Clint Bowyer was all but disconsolate as he took the dais as the third-place finisher at the 1.99-mile road course.
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
8:00AM ( 4 days ago )
Forsyth Co. considering tax increase
Add Forsyth County to the list of local governments in northeast Georgia proposing or adopting a tax increase this year.
By AccessWDUN staff
9:58AM ( 3 days ago )