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Tuesday August 4th, 2015 4:01PM
Alabama man dies following crash at Road Atlanta
Hall County authorities said an Alabama man died at an area hospital following a high-speed crash at the Road Atlanta race facility Saturday afternoon.
1:40PM ( 2 hours ago )
WalletHub: Ga students among worst for student loan debt
A new study puts Georgia college students among the worst in the country when it comes to the amount of student loan debt they've accrued.
1:06PM ( 2 hours ago )
By accessWDUN staff
Tenn. officials change policy on ropes courses following death of Cumming man
Following the death of a man from Forsyth County, Georgia, Tennessee officials say companies that design or build ropes courses will no longer be allowed to conduct inspections to verify their safety.
12:34PM ( 3 hours ago )
VIDEO: Man on the Street: What do falling gas prices mean for you?
For this week's Man on the Street feature, WDUN's Russell Brown asked North Georgia residents how declining gas prices impact their financial decisions.
12:33PM ( 3 hours ago )
Gainesville School Board begins work on SPLOST V wish list
Gainesville City School Board members started the discussion Monday night on which projects would be on their wish list for an upcoming education SPLOST referendum.
11:10AM ( 4 hours ago )
Feds close gang-related case against 2 Gainesville men, 20 others
The U.S. Justice Department has closed the books on a gang-related case against two Gainesville men and 20 other people, dating back to the start of a federal investigation eight years ago.
10:47AM ( 5 hours ago )
Suwanee Greenway to close Wednesday for maintenance
Anyone looking to use the Suwanee Creek Greenway on Wednesday might need to find a new place to walk or bike.
2:32PM ( 1 hour ago )
More fights ahead on Planned Parenthood after Senate vote
WASHINGTON (AP) — After the Senate's derailing of Republican legislation halting federal dollars for Planned Parenthood, one thing seems clear: Many on both sides think they can ring up gains from the...
1:17PM ( 2 hours ago )
VIDEO: Gainesville Kindergarten teachers prepare for a new school year
Classes begin at Gainesville city schools on Wednesday. Prior to the first day, we spoke to a few of the city's Kindergarten teachers about the new year.
10:28AM ( 5 hours ago )
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Local/State
Debate illustrates power of Fox News in GOP campaign
NEW YORK (AP) — Iowa and New Hampshire are still on the horizon — but first there's the Fox primary, and the buildup to this week's first Republican presidential debate shows that the influence of Fox...
3:38PM ( 22 minutes ago )
Bail of $300,000 for man accused in courthouse shooting
CANTON, Miss. (AP) — Bail was set at $300,000 Tuesday for the man accused of gunning down a defendant outside a rural Mississippi courthouse — a crime officials say might have been motivated by reveng...
3:28PM ( 32 minutes ago )
Victim's grieving dad tells Holmes jury of devastating loss
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Jurors struggled to hold back tears Tuesday as a grieving father described how his family returns now and then to the Colorado theater where James Holmes murdered his son.Tom...
3:24PM ( 36 minutes ago )
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National
Softball: Area teams try to build on resurgent 2014 season
After several down years as a whole, girls softball began a resurgence in 2014 that saw 12 teams advance to the state playoffs and two -- Buford and Dawson County -- advance to the Elite 8 in Columbus.
11:23PM ( 7 hours from now )
Falcons' Julio Jones hoping for new contract before season
After losing a few pounds in the offseason, Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones believes he is stronger and more explosive...
10:04AM ( 5 hours ago )
Braves keep rallying, Garcia HR in 12th beats Giants 9-8
Adonis Garcia hit a two-run homer in the 12th inning off Ryan Vogelsong and the Atlanta Braves completed their final comeback of the game, beating the San Francisco Giants 9-8 Monday night.
11:39PM ( 16 hours ago )
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Sports
Tax filing problems could jeopardize health law aid for 1.8M
WASHINGTON (AP) — About 1.8 million households that got financial help for health insurance under President Barack Obama's law now have issues with their tax returns that could jeopardize their subsid...
3:34PM ( 26 minutes ago )
US stocks move lower as earnings disappoint; Allstate slumps
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks moved between small gains and losses on Tuesday as investors assessed company earnings reports and deal news.KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index dropped four poi...
3:29PM ( 31 minutes ago )
FDA lays out extra steps to clean scopes linked to outbreaks
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials laid out extra safety measures that hospitals can take to clean specialized medical scopes that have been linked to sometimes deadly bacterial outbreaks acro...
3:24PM ( 36 minutes ago )
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Business
Zooey Deschanel marries Jacob Pechenik, delivers baby girl
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Zooey Deschanel is now a wife and mother.A spokeswoman for the 35-year-old entertainer confirmed Tuesday that Deschanel recently married Jacob Pechenik and gave birth to the couple'...
3:27PM ( 33 minutes ago )
The 'Fantastic Four' try to get their franchise footing
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The "first family of Marvel" has had some growing pains.While Marvel's X-Men and the Avengers have built their big screen empires into well-oiled billion dollar franchises, the Fant...
3:03PM ( 57 minutes ago )
Singers Zayn Malik, Perrie Edwards call off engagement
NEW YORK (AP) — Former One Direction member Zayn Malik and singer Perrie Edwards have called off their engagement.A representative for Malik confirmed Tuesday the couple had ended their engagement. No...
2:36PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Entertainment
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Post Race Notes: More heartbreak for Joey Logano
Joey Logano had the dominant car at Pocono, leading 97 of 160 laps, but the driver of the No. 22 Team Penske Ford ran out of fuel and ran out of luck at the same time on Sunday afternoon.
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
8:00AM ( 1 day ago )
Thompson joins NGPG
Kyle Thompson, MD, has joined Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery.
10:14AM ( 5 hours ago )