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Tuesday April 28th, 2015 3:50PM
Roby named interim commissioner of Georgia veterans agency
A longtime assistant agency head has been named interim commissioner of the Georgia Department of Veterans Service.
2:27PM ( 1 hour ago )
Wreck sends five to the hospital in Gainesville
Five people, including several children, are recovering at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a Tuesday morning wreck that shutdown Browns Bridge Road for more than an hour.
1:03PM ( 2 hours ago )
Suwanee motorcycle operator killed in crash
A Suwanee man was killed in a traffic accident on McGinnis Ferry Road Monday afternoon, according to Gwinnett County police.
11:01AM ( 4 hours ago )
Man accused in toddler death denied bond
A 19-year-old Gainesville man has been denied bond after he ran over and killed his 2-year-old nephew Sunday afternoon in east Hall County.
10:43AM ( 5 hours ago )
Gwinnett PD: Malnourished Doberman weighed only 33 pounds
Police have arrested a Gwinnett County man after they say he starved and abused his dog.
8:29AM ( 7 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
2 qualify for Flowery Branch council posts so far
On the first day of qualifying for two open Flowery Branch city council posts, two men signed up to run for the Post 1 job; so far, no one has qualified to run for Post 5.
5:31AM ( 10 hours ago )
Ribbon-cutting Thursday for public education museum
The Georgia Education Museum in Flowery Branch will celebrate the museum's progress this week with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
12:38PM ( 3 hours ago )
Supreme Court hears historic same-sex marriage arguments
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pivotal Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy did not tip his hand Tuesday as the high court heard historic arguments over the right of gay and lesbian couples to marry.Kennedy, whos...
12:37PM ( 3 hours ago )
RAW VIDEO: Mother confronts her son, a Baltimore protester
Baltimore TV station WMAR reports that a mother saw her son on television taking part in protests and went to confront him, slapping him.
10:50AM ( 5 hours ago )
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Local/State
The Latest on Nepal Quake: UN says 8 million affected
SEATTLE (AP) —1:20 a.m. (19:35 GMT)Guiding companies say all climbers on the Nepal side of Mount Everest have left the mountain and the climbing season is over following a deadly avalanche that swept...
3:41PM ( 8 minutes ago )
Obama criticizes black deaths by police, rioters and society
WASHINGTON (AP) — Urging Americans to "do some soul-searching," President Barack Obama expressed deep frustration Tuesday over recurring black deaths at the hands of police, rioters responding with se...
3:30PM ( 19 minutes ago )
Detroit boy found in basement says his home was 'terrible'
DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit boy found in his basement after a highly publicized 11-day search says his home was a "terrible place" where he was beaten with a plastic pipe.Thirteen-year-old Charlie Bothue...
3:25PM ( 24 minutes ago )
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Soccer: Playoffs get underway this week with area teams vying to make deep runs
Starting today, the best soccer teams in northeast Georgia will put their foot into the state tournament as postseason play begins.
7:00PM ( 3 hours from now )
Girls tennis: Branch slams Villa Rica to reach quarters for first time in 4 years
Flowery Branch girls tennis coach Ginger Jackson imparted a simple philosophy to her Lady Falcons at the start of the state playoffs.
11:38AM ( 4 hours ago )
David Ragan named to drive MWR No. 55 Toyota
David Ragan has been announced as the driver of the Michael Waltrip Racing No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine for the remainder of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup season, beginning May 9 at Kansas Speedway.
10:10AM ( 5 hours ago )
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Sports
Seeking answers to getting recalled cars fixed quickly
WASHINGTON (AP) — Robo calls, social media ads, personal letters from the CEO and even a smartphone app are among ways auto companies are trying to convince more customers to get repairs done on cars...
3:37PM ( 12 minutes ago )
Stocks mostly higher as company earnings reports pour in
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks edged higher Tuesday afternoon, erasing losses from earlier in the day, as investors worked through the latest round of earnings reports. Pharmaceutical stocks rose after d...
3:20PM ( 29 minutes ago )
Hopes for Greek deal rise as prime minister, EU see progress
BRUSSELS (AP) — Hopes for a deal on Greece's bailout rose on Tuesday after the prime minister said he expected an agreement could be reached within two weeks and the European Union reported a pick-up...
2:56PM ( 54 minutes ago )
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Business
Clinton fundraisers show scope of family network
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton is tapping some of the biggest donors to her family's philanthropy for her presidential campaign, even as the charity is under scrutiny over its own fundraisin...
3:04PM ( 45 minutes ago )
'American in Paris,' 'Fun Home' get a leading 12 Tony noms
NEW YORK (AP) — The musicals "An American in Paris" and "Fun Home" each received a leading 12 Tony Award nominations on Tuesday, showing two very different sides of this Broadway season.One side is su...
2:31PM ( 1 hour ago )
Rare Robert Redford family reunion at Chaplin Awards
NEW YORK (AP) — Robert Redford says getting his entire family in one place at one time can be a challenge."We don't come together that easy," the actor said at the Film Society of Lincoln Center Chapl...
2:23PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Entertainment
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Kurt Busch dominates for Sprint Cup win at Richmond
Suspension to redemption.
By Chris Knight-NASCAR Wire Service
6:39PM ( 1 day ago )
Habitat for Humanity of Hall County turns corner with home #50
Maxine Harvey couldn’t speak; “Thank you” softly fell from her lips between sobs. The reality was setting in: she was now a homeowner, the recipient of the 50th house constructed by Habitat for Humanity of Hall County.
9:21AM ( 3 days ago )
UNG/Gainesville 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.
By AccessWDUN Staff
6:42PM ( 3 days ago )