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Saturday April 25th, 2015 7:01AM
Gwinnett apartment fire linked to child playing with lighter
Gwinnett County fire officials say a child who was playing with a lighter on a balcony likely started a blaze that severely damaged an apartment building in Lawrenceville.
6:04AM ( 57 minutes ago )
Is ice cream safe? Federal health officials say yes
WASHINGTON (AP) — Is ice cream safe to eat? Federal officials say yes, even amid recalls by two ice cream companies after the discovery of listeria bacteria in their frozen confections.The Food and Dr...
8:57PM ( 10 hours ago )
Mt. Airy reschedules festival to Sunday
Two annual events scheduled for Saturday in Mt. Airy have been postponed.
8:54PM ( 10 hours ago )
By Rob Moore
Special Series: Fighting Cancer, a survivors story
If ever there was anyone who symbolized 'Fighting Cancer' it is Dottie Adams, whose battle has lasted on and off for seven years.
6:15PM ( 12 hours ago )
Butterfly Release caps off Victims' Rights Week in Hall County
The Hall County Solicitor and District Attorney's offices concluded National Crime Victims' Rights Week with a special ceremony Friday, honoring a local agency that provides hope to victims of sexual abuse.
6:14PM ( 12 hours ago )
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FAA Inspector arraigned for bypassing airport security with firearm
A Sugar Hill man has been arraigned on a federal misdemeanor charge of unlawfully entering an airport and airplane without submitting to security requirements.
5:11PM ( 13 hours ago )
UNG hosts student money management conference for state institutions
The University of North Georgia (UNG) Friday hosted student counselors, admissions officers, financial advisors and others from University System of Georgia (USG) institutions in a one-day conference about increasing financial literacy among high school and college students.
6:42PM ( 12 hours ago )
Thieves cause $20k worth of damage to store
Hall County authorities think a burglar caused about $20,000 worth of damage at a store on Cleveland Highway Friday morning.
3:56PM ( 15 hours ago )
Listeria strain found at Inventure Foods plant in Jefferson
Inventure Foods has issued a voluntary recall of some of their frozen food products after finding Listeria monocytogenes at its Jefferson facility.
1:24PM ( 17 hours ago )
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Starbucks: Computer outage fixed; stores reopen Saturday
SEATTLE (AP) — A computer outage hit thousands of Starbucks stores, and some gave away free drinks before many closed early to the dismay of caffeine-craving patrons.The company said the outage was re...
6:51AM ( 9 minutes ago )
101 dead as 7.8 quake hits Nepal, causing big damage
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A powerful earthquake struck Nepal Saturday, killing at least 71 people as the violently shaking earth collapsed houses, leveled centuries-old temples and triggered avalanches...
6:22AM ( 38 minutes ago )
Mystery abounds when it comes to 'neuroscouting' in baseball
CHICAGO (AP) — Baseball's most compelling video game is not offered in any store. Exactly how many people are playing is unclear. When it comes to the sticker price, no one wants to talk about it.With...
5:47AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Baseball: Sewell powers GHS past Apalachee, to 8-AAAAA title (VIDEO)
Coming into the final week of the season, Gainesville looked resigned to take a No. 2 seed from Region 8-AAAAA into next week’s state playoffs.
12:11PM ( 5 hours from now )
Elite Junior Showcase moved to Gainesville High for April 26
The Elite Junior Showcase Classic -- an opportunity for high school football players to display their abilities for assembeled recruiting services from throughout the southeast -- will hold a session on Sunday, April 26 at the Gainesville High practice fields (moved from the original location of City Park).
11:11AM ( 4 hours from now )
Baseball: Tigers knock off Lumpkin Co.; Indians fall to 3rd in 7-AAA
One day after being eliminated from the playoffs, the Dawson County baseball team exacted a measure of revenge on its arch-rival Friday.
10:15AM ( 3 hours from now )
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Starbucks: Computer outage fixed; stores to reopen Saturday
SEATTLE (AP) — A computer outage hit thousands of Starbucks stores, and some gave away free drinks before many closed early to the dismay of caffeine-craving patrons.The company said the outage was re...
5:36AM ( 1 hour ago )
Eurozone hopes Greek criticism will bear fruit
RIGA, Latvia (AP) — Greece's European creditors expressed the hope Saturday that the criticism the country's finance minister faced over his failure to present an economic reform plan on time will pro...
4:34AM ( 2 hours ago )
Review: Getting your Apple Watch? Here's how to use it
NEW YORK (AP) — Apple Watches have arrived to the first group of people who had ordered one two weeks ago.Those who haven't bought one yet will likely face a wait. Apple's retail stores won't have the...
6:22PM ( 12 hours ago )
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Bruce Jenner: My brain is more female than male
NEW YORK (AP) — Former Olympic champion Bruce Jenner told the world that "for all intents and purposes, I am a woman" in an extraordinary television interview aired Friday about gender confusion he fi...
12:02AM ( 6 hours ago )
FBI: Korean firm scammed out of $375K for fake Pharrell show
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man scammed a South Korean steel company out of $375,000 by claiming he worked with a Japanese talent agency that could help the company book a concert by musician Pharrell William...
10:42PM ( 8 hours ago )
Keith Urban, Jimmy Cliff headline opening day of Jazz Fest
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Friday's opening day of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival highlighted a worldwide spectrum of musical influences, from the alternative Chicago-based rock band Wilco to Iris...
9:03PM ( 9 hours ago )
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What is a concussion?
Video explainer shows what a concussion is, how you can get one and what the effects are on the brain.
By The Associated Press
6:03PM ( 2 days ago )
NASCAR Notebook: Gordon is approaching title fight
Look out NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers. A sleeping giant is awakening and seems poised to join the championship conversation that hasn’t yet included his name.
By NASCAR Wire Service
8:00AM ( 23 hours ago )
Lanier Tech wins 2nd straight TCSG Instructor of the Year Award
For the first time in the history of Georgia's technical colleges, a school has back-to-back winners of the coveted Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Instruction.
By AccessWDUN Staff
8:44AM ( 22 hours ago )
Coke profit tops expectations, helped by price hikes
NEW YORK (AP) — Coca-Cola reported a quarterly profit Wednesday that beat Wall Street expectations as the world's largest beverage maker raised prices to offset slower growth.The maker of Sprite, Dasa...
8:40AM ( 2 days ago )