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Friday May 6th, 2016 10:55AM
Suspect in Hoschton bank robbery found in Mississippi
The man wanted for robbing the Hamilton State Bank branch in Hoschton last month has been arrested in Mississippi.
9:33AM ( 1 hour ago )
US job gains smallest in 7 months; jobless rate stays 5 pct.
US employers added 160K jobs in April, weakest pace in 7 months; jobless rate steady at 5 pct.
8:31AM ( 2 hours ago )
Flowery Branch tackles early tax digest numbers
The Flowery Branch City Council is trying to figure out what early tax digest numbers from Hall County are going to mean for the city's property tax rate in fiscal year 2017.
6:00AM ( 4 hours ago )
AUDIO: Combating financial abuse against the elderly
In weeks past, the Afternoon News Wrap has held a series of conversations regarding different forms of abuse that are commonly carried out against the elderly. This week, Corey Carlisle, the Executive Director of the American Bankers Association Foundation, joined the show to discuss several forms of financial abuse that often target the elderly.
11:59PM ( 10 hours ago )
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Habersham authority gets a look at airport, industrial park progress
The Habersham County Development Authority took a firsthand look Thursday at some of the work going on at the county's airport and adjacent industrial park.
10:50PM ( 12 hours ago )
No charges filed after South Hall search called off; search effort yields stolen truck in separate case
Deputies have called off their search after initially setting up a perimeter near Spout Springs Road in their pursuit of an armed suspect.
9:29PM ( 13 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
The Latest: Suspect in campus stabbings says he's no killer
The suspect accused of stabbing a college freshman to death on a Georgia campus used a profanity and shouted at a court appearance that he's not a killer
10:15AM ( 38 minutes ago )
New season of 'First Fridays' is here
A new round of First Friday events begins tonight in downtown Gainesville.
9:38AM ( 1 hour ago )
Georgia driver's licenses to be valid for 8 years
Most Georgia driver's licenses will now be valid for eight years
8:54AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Local/State
Behind closed doors, North Korea opens ruling party congress
North Korea has opened the first full congress of its ruling party since 1980 with leader Kim Jong Un speaking behind closed doors to thousands of cheering delegates
10:31AM ( 23 minutes ago )
Big art auctions open in NYC next week
A sculpture of a kneeling Hitler and two rare Fauve period paintings are among the offerings at the big impressionist, modern and contemporary art auctions in New York next week
10:14AM ( 39 minutes ago )
Emma and Noah continue to be tops for baby names
When it comes to baby names, Americans seem to be somewhat united: Emma and Noah are tops
10:09AM ( 44 minutes ago )
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National
Boys soccer: Buford building on solid foundation with stellar playoff run
On April 26, three years of hard work, belief, and frustration finally spilled out on to the field -- and ended in one giant celebration for the Buford boys soccer team.
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Baseball playoffs: Jackson County moves on; North Hall, Dawson County fall in Game 3s
Buford, Gainesville and Union County are marching on to the state quarterfinals after sweeping series on Wednesday. Jackson County joined them after winning its Game 3 but North Hall and Dawson County fell in their deciding Game 3s Thursday.
9:57AM ( 57 minutes ago )
STATE CHAMPS: McKensey, Massey claim gold at state meet; Gearing second
Mia McKensey launched herself into history, while Kate Massey ran her way to gold on a day when two northeast Georgia athletes claimed titles at the GHSA girls track and field championships in Albany. White County's Jenna Gearing also finished second in the 1,600...
9:56AM ( 58 minutes ago )
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Sports
Colombia arrests alleged big money launderer from Panama
Colombian authorities have arrested a prominent Panama businessman sought by the United States and dismantled an empire of banking, real estate and retail businesses that the U.S. says were part of a top worldwide money-laundering organization
10:19AM ( 35 minutes ago )
Stocks slip as jobs report shows hiring slowdown
Stocks were slightly lower in early trading after a report on the U.S. economy showed a significant slowdown in hiring last month, echoing weakness seen earlier in the week in Europe and Asia
10:09AM ( 44 minutes ago )
Trump returns to campaign trail, targets Clinton on coal
Trump makes clear he has no intention of toning down the rhetoric that drove his spectacular rise
9:25AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Business
Kerry stars in Russian adaptation of Robert Burns poem
The Russian foreign minister's spokeswoman has lightheartedly riffed on a poem by Robert Burns to comment on the frequent phone calls between her boss and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry
10:17AM ( 37 minutes ago )
JWoww of 'Jersey Shore' announces birth of 2nd child, a boy
Former "Jersey Shore" star Jenni "JWoww" Farley has welcomed her second child
9:52AM ( 1 hour ago )
Colton Haynes: 'Terminal anxiety' led to 'Teen Wolf' break
Former "Teen Wolf" star Colton Haynes says "terminal anxiety" is what prompted him to take a break from television
8:43AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Cindric wins in his K&N Pro Series East debut at VIR
Austin Cindric had the dream NASCAR K&N Pro Series East debut at Virginia International Raceway. The 17-year-old muscled his way to victory over a charging Justin Haley to capture the checkered flag at the 2.250-mile road course and his first NASCAR victory.
By Brooke Franceschini-NASCAR Media
4:00PM ( 3 days ago )