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Friday May 22nd, 2015 10:38AM
Alabama to join 'SEC primary' in 2016 presidential race
Alabama lawmakers have voted to join the ``SEC primary'' as southern states band together to try to get more attention from 2016 presidential hopefuls.
8:01AM ( 2 hours ago )
Boy Scouts' leader says ban on gay adults not sustainable
NEW YORK (AP) — The president of the Boy Scouts of America, Robert Gates, said Thursday that the organization's longstanding ban on participation by openly gay adults is no longer sustainable and call...
11:23PM ( 11 hours ago )
Former Hall employee arrested on meth-related charges
Hall County authorities have arrested a now former Hall County Parks Maintenance Supervisor on drug charges.
8:46PM ( 13 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
VIDEO: Law enforcement gears up for holiday weekend, boating season
Rangers from a host of law enforcement agencies are gearing up for the busy Memorial Day weekend out on the various waterways in Georgia; the holiday marks the unofficial beginning to the summer boating season.
6:01PM ( 16 hours ago )
Two Jefferson homes destroyed by fires
Two house fires, among other things, kept Jackson County Fire crews busy Thursday.
5:17PM ( 17 hours ago )
AEDs and opiate/opioid OD meds in all Gwinnett Police cruisers
Officers of the Gwinnett County Police Department will be equipped with two very important life-saving tools in their patrol cars: AEDs and Naloxone (Narcan).
3:47PM ( 18 hours ago )
By Staff
TSA urging holiday weekend travelers to plan ahead, expecting big crowd at Atlanta airport
Transportation Security Administration officials are urging Memorial Day Weekend travelers to give themselves extra time as large crowds are expected to pass through the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
7:36AM ( 3 hours ago )
Prosecutor: 6 officers indicted in death of Freddie Gray
BALTIMORE (AP) — A grand jury indicted all six officers charged in the case of Freddie Gray, who died of injuries he suffered in police custody, allowing the state's attorney to press ahead with the m...
10:29PM ( 12 hours ago )
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.
6:16PM ( 16 hours ago )
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Local/State
Winds, choppy seas slow cleanup of California oil spill
GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — Weather has slowed cleanup efforts at the site of an oil spill that fouled a California shoreline.The National Weather Service says gusty winds are whipping up waves as high as 4...
9:57AM ( 40 minutes ago )
Obama's Senate allies hope to endorse his trade bill Friday
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supporters of President Barack Obama's trade agenda hope to fend off hostile Senate amendments Friday and send a major trade bill to the House, where another fierce debate awaits.Sen...
9:55AM ( 42 minutes ago )
Forecaster warns of flooding during Memorial Day weekend
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The National Weather Service says there's a slight chance for severe weather along the Texas-New Mexico border and rainfall over the Memorial Day weekend will likely cause flash f...
9:53AM ( 44 minutes ago )
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National
VIDEO: Gainesville baseball rides chemistry, momentum into championship series
For years, the Gainesville baseball team gazed at the outfield wall at Ivey-Watson Field -- adorned with seven state championship banners -- and wondered when the next might come.
5:01PM ( 6 hours from now )
Buford-Whitewater: Who has the experience in epic AAAA title showdown?
If experience is king in the playoffs, then is perhaps Buford, the No. 1 team in Class AAAA and considered by many to be the class of the entire state -- and ranked in the top 10 nationally -- the underdog in Saturday’s championship series against Whitewater?
1:10PM ( 2 hours from now )
No. 6 Nighthawks no-hit by Foley, drop opening round NCAA Championship contest
University of Indianapolis junior ace Morgan Foley etched her name in the NCAA Championship record book, joining a select few in throwing a no-hitter in the NCAA Division II Softball Championship.
10:41AM ( 2 minutes from now )
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Sports
Wal-Mart presses meat suppliers on antibiotics, treatment
NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart, the nation's largest food retailer, is urging its thousands of U.S. suppliers to curb the use of antibiotics in farm animals and improve treatment of them.That means asking m...
10:25AM ( 13 minutes ago )
Deere boosts guidance as construction offsets ag swoon
MOLINE, Ill. (AP) — Solid sales in its construction equipment offset a global agricultural slowdown for Deere, and the company raised its outlook for the year.Deere's shares rose nearly 4 percent in m...
9:58AM ( 39 minutes ago )
US consumer prices up a slight 0.1 percent in April
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices were up slightly in April for the third straight month, suggesting that an improving economy could be setting the stage for the Federal Reserve to raise interest...
9:27AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Business
Here come the judges as 'AGT' returns for its 10th season
NEW YORK (AP) — "They keep telling people it's the 10th anniversary. But it's the fourth season, as far as I'm concerned," says Howard Stern, who joined "America's Got Talent" as a judge in 2012.That'...
10:04AM ( 33 minutes ago )
Ex-house sitter agrees to stay away from actor Luis Guzman
ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont man who used to house-sit for character actor Luis Guzman has agreed to stay at least 300 feet away from him.The Caledonian-Record reports (http://bit.ly/1LsvLIz) t...
9:56AM ( 41 minutes ago )
CANNES WATCH: Longoria a success behind the camera
CANNES, France (AP) — There's been much talk at the Cannes Film Festival about how to boost the ranks of women directors and producers. Eva Longoria is a good example of a success story.Though she gai...
9:51AM ( 46 minutes ago )
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Looking back at David Letterman's career
An interactive timeline about the life and career of talk show host David Letterman, who taped his last "Late Show" on Wednesday
By The Associated Press
4:16PM ( 1 day ago )
Joey Scott drives AMX to AMS Friday Night Drags win
One of the fastest cars at last week’s O’Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags on the pit lane drag strip at Atlanta Motor Speedway – and perhaps the most entertaining – was Joey Scott’s AMC AMX, that performed several wheelstands down the left-hand lane of the pit lane drag strip on his way to the victory in the Street Outlaw Class.
By Dustin Bixby
8:00AM ( 1 day ago )
Georgia GOP delegates back passage of religious liberty bill
Georgia Republicans on Saturday backed passage of a state law preventing government infringement on religious beliefs, which opponents say could be used as a shield for discriminating against gay or transgender people.
By Associated Press
2:00PM ( 4 days ago )
Hall Sheriff discusses law enforcement in South Hall, nation
With two-thirds of Hall County’s population living south of Oakwood (according to the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce) the South Hall Business Coalition wanted to hear from Sheriff Gerald Couch and tour the new Sheriff’s Office headquarters building that opened in their part of the county in November 2014.
11:44AM ( 2 days ago )