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Tuesday May 5th, 2015 2:19PM
Dump truck driver in serious condition after Gainesville wreck
A male dump truck driver is in serious condition after his truck overturned on Queen City Parkway Tuesday morning.
1:00PM ( 1 hour ago )
Bicyclist killed in Jackson Co. hit and run was local pastor
The bicyclist killed in a crash with a hit and run driver Monday has been identified as a Gainesville pastor.
12:11PM ( 2 hours ago )
One killed in morning rush hour crash on Hwy. 316
A traffic accident that blocked Georgia SR 316 for most of the morning rush hour Tuesday left one person dead, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
11:25AM ( 2 hours ago )
Virginia murder suspect caught in Toccoa
Police say the former son-in-law of a man found shot to death in Virginia has been charged with first-degree murder.
10:51AM ( 3 hours ago )
By Associated Press
Two Gwinnett police officers hit, injured by vehicle during pursuit
Authorities are reporting that three Gwinnett County police officers were struck by a vehicle during an incident in the Snellville area early Tuesday morning.
6:53AM ( 7 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Gainesville Schools taps Centennial High's Kirk to take over system-wide AD position
At Monday night's school board work session, Gainesville City School Superintendent Wanda Creel introduced the school system's new Director of Athletics and Student Activities.
3:11AM ( 11 hours ago )
Fireworks sales now legal in Ga.
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a bill legalizing fireworks sales in Georgia.
1:14PM ( 1 hour ago )
Huckabee, the other man from Hope, opens 2016 bid
HOPE, Ark. (AP) — The other man from Hope is running for president again.Declaring Tuesday that he can bring "the kind of change that truly can get America from hope to higher ground," former Arkansas...
12:37PM ( 1 hour ago )
Deal signs bills cracking down on child sex trafficking
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed legislation aimed at cracking down on the sexual exploitation of children.
10:58AM ( 3 hours ago )
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Local/State
Ex-IRA man linked to 2005 slaying shot dead in Belfast
DUBLIN (AP) — A former Irish Republican Army commander linked to one of the outlawed group's most notorious killings was shot dead at close range Tuesday morning on a street near his home in Belfast,...
1:57PM ( 21 minutes ago )
60 bodies recovered in Nepal valley hit by quake, mudslide
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Emergency workers have recovered the bodies of 60 people — including nine foreigners — who were killed when Nepal's earthquake triggered a mudslide that buried a village in the...
1:50PM ( 28 minutes ago )
Final EPA plan would leave some asbestos in Montana town
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Federal regulators' long-delayed final cleanup plan for a Montana mining town where thousands have been sickened by asbestos contamination would leave some of the deadly materia...
1:48PM ( 30 minutes ago )
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National
Baseball: Area teams head to 2nd round with momentum
Area teams caught some big breaks, others made their own, and one, Jackson County, made history in the first round of the state baseball playoffs...
5:31PM ( 3 hours from now )
Boys golf: 8-AAAA sends three into state tourney with strong showing at Sectionals
Region 8-AAAA had a strong showing Monday at the Class AAAA boys North Sectionals at Applewood Golf Club.
2:05AM ( 12 hours ago )
TIPOFF: Wizards look to keep up their winning ways on road
Over the last two years, the Wizards have been the ultimate road warriors in the playoffs, winning eight of nine games away from D.C. and becoming the first team in NBA history to capture four straight Game 1s in the other team's arena.
12:22AM ( 13 hours ago )
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Sports
US stocks drift lower after 2-day run; oil price jumps
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. stock market sank Tuesday, taking a break after a two-day run. Chevron and other oil giants fared better than the rest of the market as crude oil climbed above $60 a barrel fo...
1:50PM ( 28 minutes ago )
Googling on mobile devices surpasses PCs in US for 1st time
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google's influential search engine has hit a tipping point in technology's shift to smartphones. More search requests are now being made on mobile devices than on personal compute...
1:11PM ( 1 hour ago )
'Avengers' + 'Star Wars' = big year for Disney
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Who would win if Captain America fought Luke Skywalker? Why Disney, of course, which stands to bring in astronomical amounts of money this year from two big installments of two of t...
1:11PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Business
Turkey investigates ruined ancient mosaics
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — At least eight ancient mosaics were ruined while being restored and moved to a new museum in southern Turkey and authorities are looking into ways to fix the botched work, a seni...
2:00PM ( 18 minutes ago )
Taking a break from Expo among Milan's cultural draws
MILAN (AP) — Milan is used to being the center of attention, albeit in brief spurts. The fashion crowd blows through here four times a year for seasonal shows. The city is the site of one of the world...
1:54PM ( 24 minutes ago )
'Walking Dead' actor accused of drunken driving, drug charge
ATLANTA (AP) — An actor who plays a priest on the AMC drama "The Walking Dead" is facing drunken driving and drug charges after police say he was clocked going 107 mph on a Georgia highway.Seth Gillia...
1:14PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Entertainment
Today's Survey Question
Of the Republicans who had announced their intent to run for the GOP nomination for president as of Monday, which one would you be most inclined to support?
Dr. Ben Carson
Carly Fiorina
Senator Marco Rubio
Senator Rand Paul
Senator Ted Cruz
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A look at the U.S. first-quarter economy
Data on the U.S. economy, including quarterly change in GDP, a video explainer of the GDP, most recent quarterly figures on consumer spending, export growth, government consumption and a comparison of selected countries.
By The Associated Press
3:47PM ( 4 days ago )
Derek Ellis opens Rome 2015 season with SLM victory
Derek Ellis jumped to the lead of Sunday night’s Super Late Model feature, and went on to score the win and earn a $3,000 payday as part of the season opener at Rome Speedway in Rome, Ga.
By Jeff Smith
12:00PM ( 4 days ago )
Gas prices continue to rise; AAA says relief may be in sight
Motorists headed to the pump are finding the highest gas prices of 2015. The national average price for regular unleaded is $2.62 per gallon, up 59 cents since this year's low of $2.03 in late January.
By AccessWDUN staff
10:39AM ( 1 day ago )