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Tuesday June 30th, 2015 3:49PM
Kipper Tools, local and state leaders celebrate successful military relationship
When the U.S. military needs an assortment of mechanical tools and supplies, put together in kit-form, for specialized jobs being done around the world by our armed forces, it has repeatedly turned to Kipper Tools in Gainesville to meet the need.
1:50PM ( 1 hour ago )
Dozens of new laws take effect in Ga. tomorrow
Tomorrow brings with it a new year for state government, and dozens of laws that go into effect for the first time.
1:31PM ( 2 hours ago )
By The Associated Press
Embattled rebel flag reassessed at Georgia's Stone Mountain
At Georgia's iconic Stone Mountain where the Confederacy is enshrined in a giant bas-relief sculpture, the Ku Klux Klan once held notorious cross-burnings and rebel battle flags still wave prominently officials are considering what to do about those flags.
12:54PM ( 2 hours ago )
By Associated Press
Forsyth Co. considering tax increase
Add Forsyth County to the list of local governments in northeast Georgia proposing or adopting a tax increase this year.
9:58AM ( 5 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Minority leaders form "Black-Brown Alliance" to oppose at-large voting
More than 20 people, including leaders in the African-American and Latino communities, gathered in a conference room at the Newtown Florist Club in Gainesville to discuss the city's at-large voting system.
5:56PM ( 21 hours ago )
Price Road house destroyed in fire
Hall County Fire Services responded to the 5200 block of Price Road on the report of a barn fire Monday morning.
4:16PM ( 23 hours ago )
Finalist named for Georgia Regents University presidency
The president of Georgia Southern University in Statesboro has been named the sole finalist to lead Georgia Regents University in Augusta.
3:16PM ( 33 minutes ago )
Georgia gas, hotel taxes to increase starting Wednesday
Gas prices and hotel stays are getting pricier under a new transportation funding law that takes effect Wednesday.
2:59PM ( 50 minutes ago )
US stocks rebound from slump as investors follow Greek drama
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks gained on Tuesday afternoon, rebounding from big losses a day earlier, as investors followed the latest negotiations between the Greek government and its creditors. Greece'...
2:53PM ( 55 minutes ago )
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Local/State
Greece hits new low as bailout to expire, default looms
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece slipped deeper into its financial abyss on Tuesday, when the bailout program it has relied on for five years was set to expire and the country was due to become the first...
3:35PM ( 13 minutes ago )
GOP's Jeb Bush to release 33 years of personal tax returns
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Jeb Bush is releasing a third of a century of his personal income tax returns, a record disclosure for presidential candidates.The returns Bush planned to release late Tuesday...
3:22PM ( 26 minutes ago )
Official: Prison chief, 11 others put on leave after escape
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The superintendent at the prison where two killers broke out has been placed on leave along with his security chief and 10 other staff members amid an internal investigation into h...
3:20PM ( 28 minutes ago )
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National
Garner named new girls soccer coach at Gainesville
Former Gainesville High School athlete and coach, Shelly Garner, has been named new girls soccer coach at Gainesville.
11:44PM ( 16 hours ago )
Ralston qualifies third straight US Junior Championship
Spencer Ralston is headed back to the United States Junior Golf Championship tournament...
11:07PM ( 16 hours ago )
Budenholzer hopes Hardaway helps Hawks keep Millsap, Carroll
Now that he's added Tim Hardaway Jr., Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer has narrowed his focus on re-signing All-Star forward Paul Millsap and starting guard DeMarre Carroll.
11:06PM ( 16 hours ago )
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Sports
USDA: Record soybean crop planted, progress slowed by rain
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A record 85.1 million acres of soybeans are in the ground, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Tuesday, but it's not clear whether they'll all sprout because persistent rai...
3:32PM ( 16 minutes ago )
2 years after spying flap, US, Brazil seek to turn the page
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two years after revelations about U.S. spying frayed ties between their countries, President Barack Obama and visiting Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff publicly closed that chapter...
3:14PM ( 34 minutes ago )
The Latest: EU talks to focus on new plan for Greece
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local):___9.55 p.m.An EU official says that Greece's creditors did not agree Tuesday on a new bailout deal or extension for...
2:55PM ( 53 minutes ago )
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Business
Journey drummer Deen Castronovo jailed on rape charge
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The drummer for the classic-rock band Journey sat in jail Tuesday after being indicted on a rape charge two weeks after his domestic violence arrest.Deen Castronovo, 50, faces ne...
1:58PM ( 1 hour ago )
Storied club's Kim Kardashian event turns typically divisive
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Plans for Kim Kardashian to appear at one of San Francisco's most august institutions have set off a typical "love her/hate her" stir.The reality TV star is scheduled to speak and...
1:54PM ( 1 hour ago )
Misty Copeland named first black female principal at ABT
NEW YORK (AP) — Misty Copeland, the Missouri-born dancer who has become a forceful voice for diversity in ballet and a rare celebrity in that field, was named principal dancer at American Ballet Theat...
1:54PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Today's Survey Question
Gov. Nathan Deal says Georgia’s specialty plate featuring the Confederate flag can stay, but should be redesigned. Do you agree?
Yes, if the Sons of the Confederacy agree to the redesign.
No, the specialty plate should stay as it is.
No, the plate should be banned.
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Self earns first career ARCA Series victory at Winchester
Austin Wayne Self passed Brandon Jones with six laps remaining in the Herr’s Chase the Taste 200 Sunday at Winchester Speedway in Winchester, Ind. and then all he had to do, he said, was stay focused on victory lane.
By Doug Donnelly
12:00PM ( 1 day ago )
Survey: Consumer sentiment up to highest level since January
WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer sentiment rose this month to the highest level since January, suggesting that spending will strengthen this year.The University of Michigan says its consumer sentiment index...
3:09PM ( 4 days ago )