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Thursday July 2nd, 2015 12:42PM
Drought conditions return to N. Ga.
Drought conditions have returned to north Georgia with "abnormally dry" conditions showing up in several counties from near Gainesville to Rome and Dalton.
10:42AM ( 2 hours ago )
GBI, BCSO investigating death at home near Homer
An overnight welfare check at a home near Homer has led to a death investigation.
9:50AM ( 2 hours ago )
GEMA says no evidence of 4th of July threats, but will stay vigilant
The FBI has called for all law enforcement to be vigilant about potential terrorist activity over the Fourth of July weekend, and Georgia officials are heeding the call, though they say there's been no evidence of any threat so far.
7:40AM ( 5 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Atlanta airport anticipates busy holiday travel weekend
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International officials say the airport will host a projected 327,170 passengers during the holiday weekend.
6:27AM ( 6 hours ago )
By Associated Press
GSP: No charges in E. Hall ice cream truck accident
No charges will be filed after a little boy was struck by a vehicle passing an ice cream truck earlier this week in the East Hall area.
6:09PM ( 18 hours ago )
New Exec Director named for Good News Clinics
Good News Clinics has named Allison Borchert, RN, as new Executive Director to replace outgoing Executive Director Cheryl Christian, according to an announcement by GNC Board of Directors President Richard Bennett, DMD.
5:25PM ( 19 hours ago )
By Staff
DNR: Remember the 'Big 3' this holiday weekend
Since Independence Day falls on a Saturday this year, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division is expecting waterways across the state to be busier than usual.
12:16PM ( 26 minutes ago )
Gainesville company named to list of top 300 U.S. investment firms
The Financial Times, a London-based international business publication, has named Gainesville-based Willis Investment Counsel to its 2015 list of the top registered investment advisers in the U.S.
11:55AM ( 47 minutes ago )
The Latest at Navy Yard: No hoax suspected, DC police say
WASHINGTON (AP) — 11:30 a.m.D.C.'s police chief says authorities don't believe that the report of a shooting at the Washington Navy Yard was a hoax.Chief Cathy Lanier says investigators have interview...
11:33AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Local/State
Bodies of missing Phoenix-area couple are believed found
MARICOPA, Ariz. (AP) — The bodies of a man and a woman believed to be a Phoenix-area couple missing for more than a week were recovered from a property near their home, and a man who lives there was a...
12:14PM ( 27 minutes ago )
Top American diplomat in Cuba in line to head new embassy
HAVANA (AP) — From his office high above Havana, Jeffrey DeLaurentis has a sweeping view of the cerulean Florida Straits and the blood-red letters declaring Cuba's defiance of the United States."Homel...
12:13PM ( 28 minutes ago )
Gulf states reach $18.7B settlement with BP over oil spill
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — BP and five Gulf states announced a record $18.7 billion settlement Thursday that resolves years of legal fighting over the environmental and economic damage done by the energy gian...
12:13PM ( 28 minutes ago )
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National
Wisler, Braves end skid vs. Nats
Rookie Matt Wisler wasn't too worried about walking so many hitters in his third major league start.
8:06AM ( 4 hours ago )
Video: Busch brothers run 1, 2 in Sonoma showdown
Sunday was an important day for the NASCAR's brothers.
8:00AM ( 4 hours ago )
AP source: Hawks reach agreement to re-sign Paul Millsap
The Atlanta Hawks have reached an agreement to re-sign Paul Millsap, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Wednesday.
11:22PM ( 13 hours ago )
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Sports
Average US rate on 30-year mortgage rises to 4.08 percent
WASHINGTON (AP) — Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week, reaching high levels for the year.Mortgage giant Freddie Mac said Thursday the average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage ros...
12:13PM ( 28 minutes ago )
The Latest: NATO: Alliance concerned about Greek turmoil
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local):___6:55 p.m.NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says the military alliance is concerned about the financial turmo...
11:59AM ( 43 minutes ago )
US stocks lower on Greek fears and mixed US job report
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are slightly lower at midday as investors reacted to news that Greece's finances are deteriorating and a mixed report on the U.S. job market.Payrolls grew overall, but many...
11:55AM ( 46 minutes ago )
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Business
'Humans' star William Hurt says AI sentience is 'inevitable'
NEW YORK (AP) — For William Hurt it isn't a question of whether someone will invent a robot with feelings, it's a matter of when."I think I may be pretty good at saying if this and this is true then t...
12:28PM ( 13 minutes ago )
Easygoing Irish crooner Val Doonican dies at 88
LONDON (AP) — Val Doonican, an easygoing Irish singer whose warm style and fondness for knitwear made him an icon of light entertainment, has died. He was 88.Doonican's family said he died Wednesday a...
11:29AM ( 1 hour ago )
Thicke: Distracted by failing marriage during music case
NEW YORK (AP) — Robin Thicke says the deposition for the "Blurred Lines" case took a backseat to his crumbling marriage, in his first interview since he and Pharrell lost the lawsuit in March.In an in...
10:35AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Kyle Busch resurrects season with Sonoma victory
Check the box. Kyle Busch has a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory.
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
12:58AM ( 3 days ago )
Lottery ticket worth $125,000 sold in Dahlonega
A Grovetown truck driver is over the moon and “stunned” since winning thousands of dollars from a Georgia Lottery instant ticket.
By AccessWDUN staff
1:19PM ( 23 hours ago )