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Saturday July 30th, 2016 10:56AM
Claims for unemployment insurance in Georgia down 10 percent in June, up a bit in Gainesville
First-time claims for unemployment insurance in Georgia were down 10-percent in June but up slightly in Gainesville.
9:30AM ( 1 hour ago )
Burglar fatally shot in Snellville home invasion
Police say a homeowner fatally shot a man who attempted to break into his suburban Atlanta home.
7:11AM ( 3 hours ago )
By Associated Press
Unknown donor gifts Hall Co. deputies with free BBQ lunch, dinner
Deputies and other staff members associated with the Hall County Sheriff's Office were treated to a catered BBQ luncheon and dinner on Friday, all thanks to an anonymous donor looking to show appreciation for members of the county's law enforcement division.
6:31AM ( 4 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
'Zika is now here': Mosquitoes now spreading virus in US
Mosquitoes have apparently begun spreading the Zika virus on the U.S. mainland, health officials say
7:55PM ( 15 hours ago )
LISTEN: Gainesville Bernie Sanders delegate discusses Democratic party unity
Gainesville resident and Bernie Sanders delegate representing Georgia's 9th District, Melissa Clink, joined the Afternoon News Wrap from Philadelphia following the Democratic National Coverage.
7:04PM ( 15 hours ago )
By Afternoon News Wrap
Meth in Batman "baggies" leads to double arrest
A traffic stop Friday led to the arrest of a man a woman from Gainesville on drug charges after the officer became suspicious that the driver might be DUI or impaired otherwise.
6:03PM ( 16 hours ago )
By Staff
Former KKK member convicted in deadly bombing up for parole
A one-time Ku Klux Klan member convicted in a church bombing that killed four black girls is up for parole in Alabama
9:12AM ( 1 hour ago )
Northeast Georgia Medical Center announces new Chief Nursing Officer, other appointments
Northeast Georgia Medical Center recently welcomed a new chief nursing officer and two new department directors.
9:00AM ( 1 hour ago )
Clinton campaign: Computer service used by campaign hacked
A computer service used by the campaign of Hillary Clinton was hacked as part of a broader breach of the Democratic National Committee, an intrusion for which the Russian government is the leading suspect, the campaign said Friday
6:38AM ( 4 hours ago )
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Local/State
Fighting between Turkish forces, Kurdish rebels kills 43
Authorities say fighting between Turkish forces and Kurdish rebels in the restive southeast of the country has killed eight Turkish soldiers and 35 Kurdish fighters
10:42AM ( 13 minutes ago )
Former governor, WWII ambassador to Britain getting his due
Years after he faded into obscurity, former governor and ambassador John Gilbert Winant is getting his due
10:40AM ( 16 minutes ago )
Putin tests West's sanctions resolve on visit to Slovenia
Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in EU and NATO-member Slovenia, testing Western unity in maintaining sanctions against the Kremlin for its role in Ukraine
10:38AM ( 17 minutes ago )
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National
Jenkins earns 1st career win for Braves, beats Phillies
Tyrell Jenkins earned his first career victory, pitching six innings and helping the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 on Friday night...
8:29AM ( 2 hours ago )
Is Jeff Gordon just what Hendrick Motorsports needs?
Since Dale Earnhardt, Jr.’s immediate future is in the hands of doctors, it’s appropriate that his substitute driver, Jeff Gordon, has also been brought in for a second opinion.
8:00AM ( 2 hours ago )
Falcons look to give Coleman bigger workload behind Freeman
Dan Quinn wanted to take an up-close look at Devonta Freeman as a receiver, so the Falcons coach tried to cover the running back on a deep pass route.
7:33AM ( 3 hours ago )
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Sports
John Hinckley's return to normalcy has been years in making
Life for the man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan 35 years ago has progressively become more normal as he prepares to permanently live with his mother
9:32AM ( 1 hour ago )
Officials encourage travelers not to shun Florida for Zika
Florida mosquitoes have likely spread the Zika virus on the U.S. mainland for the first time, and Republican U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio says the tourism-dependent state may face an economic crisis if visitors start canceling plans to come here
3:49AM ( 7 hours ago )
Convention over, Clinton faces hacking, Trump criticism
A giddy if exhausted Hillary Clinton embarked on a post-convention Rust Belt bus tour just hours after becoming the first female presidential nominee of a major political party
3:07AM ( 7 hours ago )
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Business
A look at some of the most death-defying stunts of all time
Although he's one of the most accomplished skydivers in the world, Luke Aikins will tell you what he's about to do Saturday _ jump out of a plane without a parachute _ is one crazy stunt
10:07AM ( 49 minutes ago )
Skydiver makes final preparations to jump without parachute
Skydiver Luke Aikins figures his next leap into thin air will start pretty much like the 18,000 that preceded it, only with one small but significant difference: This time when he steps out of the plane at 25,000 feet, he won't take his parachute with him
10:02AM ( 53 minutes ago )
Clinton roars against Trump as a hacking distraction arises
Fresh off a spirited convention, Hillary Clinton says voters face a "stark choice" in November; another computer hacking comes to light
10:45PM ( 12 hours ago )
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Franklin takes Southern Nationals victory at Swainsboro
Dennis Franklin became the fourth different Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Series winner in four events Friday night at Georgia’s Swainsboro Raceway.
By Chris Tilley
4:00PM ( 3 days ago )