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Thursday July 2nd, 2015 10:37PM
VIDEO: UNG, Ga. Tech students team-up to solve special needs
Nine students from Georgia Tech’s School of Industrial Design and fourteen students from the University of North Georgia’s doctoral program of Physical Therapy are spending the week on the Dahlonega school’s campus, collaborating to meet the needs of some special north Georgians who face unique physical and sensory challenges.
8:27PM ( 2 hours ago )
Homicide investigation continues in Banks County
A death discovered in Banks County early Thursday has been ruled a homicide.
8:20PM ( 2 hours ago )
UPDATE: Three suspects arrested on Lake Lanier on drug, weapons charges
The Department of Natural Resources recovered a quantity of methamphetamine, cash and weapons during a bust on Lake Lanier early Wednesday morning.
5:53PM ( 4 hours ago )
Gainesville lawyers, Hall Co. Sheriff read aloud Declaration of Independence
Twenty-four Gainesville area attorneys, their sons and their daughters, and Hall County Sheriff Gerald Couch, read aloud Thursday in Kenyon Plaza downtown the words that started it all for America.
5:26PM ( 5 hours ago )
GPD, Crime Stoppers offer reward in Atlanta Street Apt. murder
The Gainesville Police Department is hoping the offer of reward money will prompt someone to come forward with some information in a homicide that happened at a city apartment complex last month.
3:44PM ( 6 hours ago )
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 ( 10 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Child suffers minor injuries after being struck by truck in Helen
Helen police say they aren't sure the driver who struck an 8-year-old and left the scene Thursday afternoon realized the incident occurred.
4:36PM ( 6 hours ago )
Top Republican doubts Senate will confirm ambassador to Cuba
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that his chamber is unlikely to approve an American ambassador to Cuba, dishing out a quick rebuff to President Barack Obama and...
4:28PM ( 6 hours ago )
USDA to step up bird flu monitoring this fall; aimed at protecting poultry industry
The federal government announced plans Thursday to step up monitoring wild birds for avian influenza this fall to provide an early warning of any resurgence of a disease that devastated poultry farms in the Upper Midwest.
4:25PM ( 6 hours ago )
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Local/State
Fireworks-filled van explodes on California freeway
IVANPAH, Calif. (AP) — Jay Rutherford and his bandmates were mesmerized by the billowing smoke and small "psychedelic explosions" emanating from the van on the side of the freeway."We had the fantasy...
9:55PM ( 41 minutes ago )
Honeymoon is over for Greek couple who went penniless in NYC
NEW YORK (AP) — Newlyweds Valasia Limnioti and Konstantinos Patronis' long-planned "dream trip" to the U.S. ended in New York City, where their three-week honeymoon quickly turned into a nightmare: Th...
9:53PM ( 43 minutes ago )
Smoke subsides after hazardous rail spill in Tennessee
MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A CSX train car carrying hazardous material derailed and caught fire in the middle of the night in eastern Tennessee, forcing the evacuation of thousands of people and sending...
9:46PM ( 51 minutes ago )
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National
John Smoltz the 1st HOFer following Tommy John surgery
When John Smoltz is inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in three weeks he'll be the first player enshrined following Tommy John surgery.
8:53AM ( 10 hours from now )
Braves' Freeman says he won't return until after All-Star break
Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman says he likely won't return from a wrist injury until after the All-Star break.
8:50AM ( 10 hours from now )
G-Braves' Banuelos named international League All-Star
In an announcement made Thursday by the International League, Gwinnett Braves’ left-handed starter Manny Banuelos has been selected to participate in the 28th First National Bank Triple-A All-Star Game, presented by Gildan.
8:43AM ( 10 hours from now )
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Sports
Reelz rescues Miss USA pageant, dropped by NBC in Trump flap
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Miss USA pageant, left without a TV home following blowback against co-owner Donald Trump over his comments on Mexican immigrants, has been rescued by the Reelz channel.Reelz CE...
9:07PM ( 1 hour ago )
Days before referendum, Greek voters perplexed and undecided
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Costas Christoforidis hasn't decided how to vote in Sunday's referendum on a bailout deal for Greece's troubled economy. The problem is, the 37-year-old farmer isn't sure what he...
6:00PM ( 4 hours ago )
Centene makes $6.3B bid for fellow insurer Health Net
Centene has jumped into the mix of managed-care companies scrambling to bulk up as the health care overhaul changes their business with a $6.3-billion bid for fellow insurer Health Net.The deal announ...
5:00PM ( 5 hours ago )
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Business
Reigning Miss Universe rebukes Trump for his migrant remarks
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The reigning Miss Universe says Donald Trump, the beauty pageant's owner, was "hurtful and unfair" in his comments about Mexican migrants. But Paulina Vega of Colombia says she...
8:58PM ( 1 hour ago )
World's largest folk art market to open in Santa Fe
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — It's more than the world's largest folk art market. It's about keeping traditions alive and helping artisans from developing countries use their skills to start their own busines...
7:23PM ( 3 hours ago )
Florida Georgia Line's Tyler Hubbard weds in Idaho
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tyler Hubbard of the country duo Florida Georgia Line has tied the knot.A representative for the band confirmed the Wednesday nuptials to Idaho native Hayley Stommel. The weddi...
6:56PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Entertainment
Today's Survey Question
With so many Republicans running for president, have you been able to pick out a candidate that you will support?
Yes, I know exactly who I’m voting for.
No, I still need to learn about the candidates.
No, I’m a Democrat.
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Graham Rahal wins record setting MAVTV 500 at Fontana
An Indy car record 80 lead changes among 14 drivers culminated in a dramatic victory for American Graham Rahal in the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway.
By IndyCar Media
11:27PM ( 4 days ago )
US unemployment falls to 7-year low, but wages are flat
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. unemployment fell to a seven-year low of 5.3 percent and employers hired at a solid pace in June, but other gauges of the job market drew a bleaker picture: A wave of people sto...
2:41PM ( 7 hours ago )