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Wednesday July 29th, 2015 6:09PM
Some Demorest water customers experiencing storm-related outage
Storm-related damage in the Fairview community of Habersham County has resulted in a water outage for a number of customers.
4:27PM ( 1 hour ago )
Early morning fire destroys Suwanee residence, damages neighboring house
Firefighters in Gwinnett County were called to a house fire early Wednesday morning on Riversong Drive in Suwanee.
3:38PM ( 2 hours ago )
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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 ( 3 hours 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 ( 7 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 ( 9 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 ( 9 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Stocks end higher after Fed keeps interest rates unchanged
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday after Federal Reserve policymakers voted to keep interest rates unchanged and gave no indication that a rate rise was imminent. A modest rebound in Chines...
5:10PM ( 58 minutes ago )
GOP presses Planned Parenthood aid ban, faces long odds
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans pressed their fight Wednesday to bar federal aid to Planned Parenthood, but likely opposition from at least one GOP senator highlighted the long odds they face to...
4:26PM ( 1 hour 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 ( 8 hours ago )
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Afghanistan says Taliban leader Mullah Omar died 2 years ago
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan asserted Wednesday that the Taliban's reclusive leader, Mullah Mohammad Omar, died more than two years ago in a Pakistani hospital — an announcement that injects...
5:58PM ( 10 minutes ago )
California firefighters hold blaze that jumped line
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Crews battling the toughest of several wildfires burning across the state held their ground Wednesday, keeping a blaze east of California's Napa Valley from jumping any more contai...
5:57PM ( 11 minutes ago )
The Latest: Mia Farrow tweets lion hunter's address
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):4:45 p.m.Actress...
5:55PM ( 13 minutes ago )
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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.
8:52PM ( 2 hours from now )
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 ( 2 hours 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 ( 4 hours ago )
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House votes to provide money for highways, transit
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to shore up federal highway aid and veterans' health care before heading out of town for its August recess, leaving unresolved an array of...
5:51PM ( 17 minutes ago )
Facebook stock slides even as 2Q results soar
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook surpassed expectations on all fronts in the second quarter, growing not just profit and revenue but its already-massive user base, mobile advertising and usage of its "family"...
5:11PM ( 57 minutes ago )
Whole Foods cuts outlook after 3Q sales, profit miss
NEW YORK (AP) — Whole Foods cut its sales forecast for the year after its quarterly profit and sales fell short of expectations amid intensifying competition.The retailer noted that sales growth slowe...
5:08PM ( 1 hour ago )
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New 'Daily Host' host says tenor will change, not targets
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Incoming "Daily Show" host Trevor Noah said politics and the media will remain targets of the program but the perspective will be distinctively his."The show still has its...
4:46PM ( 1 hour ago )
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 ( 3 hours 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 ( 4 hours ago )
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Hamlin weathers hood trouble in Friday Indy practice
Sporting the new high-drag configuration for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series cars at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Denny Hamlin punched a big hole in the air in posting the top speed in opening practice.
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Stocks end higher after Fed keeps interest rates unchanged
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday after Federal Reserve policymakers voted to keep interest rates unchanged and gave no indication that a rate rise was imminent. A modest rebound in Chines...
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