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Early morning fire destroys Suwanee residence, damages neighbor's house
Firefighters in Gwinnett County were called to a house fire early Wednesday morning on Riversong Drive in Suwanee.
3:38PM ( 28 minutes ago )
By Staff
Norcross Police: Man killed sister before taking own life
Investigators believe a man stabbed his sister to death in a Norcross home before taking his own life, killings that went undiscovered for nearly two months, police said Wednesday.
2:35PM ( 1 hour ago )
Gainesville one of 750 sites nationwide targeting child drownings
To help reduce the risk of child drownings, especially among minorities, the USA Swimming Foundation has set the goal of teaching 800,000 children to swim this year at more than 725 locations around the country, including one in Gainesville.
10:21AM ( 5 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Demorest discusses how to help Sweet Breads help downtown
The Demorest City Council is trying to figure how to best help the business they hope will anchor the downtown district.
9:03AM ( 7 hours ago )
Battle flag supporters plan rally at Stone Mountain Park
The Confederate battle flag has been under fire lately, and now Confederate flag supporters have planned a rally at Stone Mountain Park for Saturday, August 1.
8:19AM ( 7 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Two vehicle crash on Dawsonville Hwy. injures three, one critically
A two-vehicle crash on Dawsonville Highway near Ahaluna Drive Tuesday evening injured three people, one of them critically, according to Gainesville emergency officials.
5:21AM ( 10 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Southern Co. tops 2nd quarter profit forecast
Southern Co.Wednesday reported second-quarter net income of $643 million.
12:46PM ( 3 hours ago )
Lanier Tech student to serve with American Dental Hygiene Association
A Lanier Technical College (LTC) Dental Hygiene student, Chelsea Veal, has been selected to serve with the American Dental Hygiene Association (ADHA.
9:13AM ( 6 hours ago )
State back-to-school sales tax holiday begins Fri.
A two-day back-to-school sales tax holiday begins Friday in Georgia.
8:54AM ( 7 hours ago )
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Local/State
The Latest: Small protest at office of man who killed lion
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — The latest information on the Minnesota hunter and guides in Zimbabwe who killed a protected lion during a hunt in the African nation (all times are Central):2:45 p.m.A small...
3:47PM ( 18 minutes ago )
The Latest: Mayor asks Cincinnati residents to be peaceful
CINCINNATI (AP) — Here are the latest developments in the investigation of the July 19 fatal shooting of a motorist after a traffic stop by a University of Cincinnati police officer (all times local):...
3:43PM ( 22 minutes ago )
Boehner calls challenge by Republican 'no big deal'
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner brushed aside a challenge to his tenure on Wednesday as the work of a lone dissident Republican amounting to "no big deal."He said the effort by Rep. Mark...
3:40PM ( 25 minutes ago )
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National
Adam Smith drives to FASTRAK PLM victory at Toccoa
Adam Smith did something Saturday night that few race car drivers can boast – he beat two of the hottest dirt Late Model drivers in North Georgia.
4:00PM ( 6 minutes ago )
Quinn taking up-tempo approach to rebuilding Falcons
As Seattle's defensive coordinator, Dan Quinn helped lead Seattle to two straight Super Bowls, including one championship. Quinn opens his first training camp as Falcons coach on Friday trying to overhaul Atlanta's woeful unit.
2:52PM ( 1 hour ago )
David McCoy tops Southeastern Late Models at Lavonia
David McCoy powered to the front of the field in Friday night’s Southeastern Late Model Sportsman Series feature at Lavonia Speedway, and held on to score the victory.
2:00PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Sports
French, German tank makers sign tie-up agreement
PARIS (AP) — French and German executives from two of Europe's leading armored vehicle makers signed a long-awaited merger deal Wednesday aimed at creating a new European champion in the $50 billion a...
3:36PM ( 29 minutes ago )
Fed holds steady on rates, seeks further economic gains
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve appears on track to raise interest rates later this year but signaled Wednesday that it wants to see further economic gains and higher inflation before doing so.A...
3:07PM ( 58 minutes ago )
Stocks stay higher after Fed keeps interest rates unchanged
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks held onto their gains Wednesday afternoon, after the Federal Reserve said it would keep its benchmark rate unchanged after a two-day policy meeting. A modest rebound in Chinese...
2:44PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Business
TV depiction of Colombia's only saint angers her devotees
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — For weeks, billboards on buses and television spots have been announcing what promises to be Colombia's next big prime-time sensation.But the planned debut Wednesday of a TV so...
3:06PM ( 59 minutes ago )
Post-White House, Sam Kass to be food analyst for NBC News
BOSTON (AP) — After six years of helping the Obama administration determine the nation's food policy, former White House chef and food policy adviser Sam Kass will now report on it.NBC News announced...
1:53PM ( 2 hours ago )
Mike Holmes: Buy a home using intelligence, not illusion
NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Holmes, famous for calling out bad plumbing, woodworking and electrical work on the HGTV show "Holmes on Homes," says there are steps homebuyers can take to avoid many of those pr...
1:37PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Kyle Busch extends win streak with Brickyard victory
“This is awesome!” Kyle Busch screamed as he crossed the finish line at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and continued a run that has grown from extraordinary to downright other-worldly.
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
9:09PM ( 2 days ago )
Anthem bids $48B for Cigna
NEW YORK (AP) — Anthem is buying rival Cigna for $48 billion in a deal that would create the nation's largest health insurer by enrollment, covering about 53 million U.S patients.
8:25AM ( 4 days ago )