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Sunday July 5th, 2015 3:22PM
Stormy weather possible this afternoon
Mother Nature may put on her own fireworks show this afternoon and tonight across Georgia.
12:00PM ( 3 hours ago )
Hall Co. officials: no reported injuries from fireworks
Now that the proverbial dust has settled on another Fourth of July holiday, authorities in Hall County say it was a relatively quiet one, even with the advent of new consumer fireworks.
9:34AM ( 5 hours ago )
Suwanee to hold open house to discuss downtown master plan
Suwanee officials will host an open house Thursday, July 9, to give citizens an update on the city's Downtown Master Plan.
8:31AM ( 6 hours ago )
Early voting continues in Flowery Branch, Forsyth Co.
Early voting for July 14 runoff elections continues through Friday in Flowery Branch and Forsyth County.
6:28AM ( 8 hours ago )
White County wreck hurts one, shuts down GA 115
A single-vehicle wreck around 2:30 p.m. Saturday shut down or seriously impacted traffic on Georgia Highway 115 at the White/Lumpkin County line for about an hour.
1:21AM ( 14 hours ago )
Lobby of new Brenau physical therapy school named for Ralph & Mary Cleveland
In celebration of a major gift to the Brenau University ForeverGold campaign, the lobby of Brenau's physical therapy school at the Brenau Downtown Center was dedicated Friday in memory of Ralph W. Cleveland and in honor of his wife, Mary Cleveland.
2:00PM ( 1 day ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Back at work: Congress facing busy agenda, funding deadline
WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of Congress return from July Fourth fireworks and parades Tuesday facing a daunting summer workload and an impending deadline to fund the government or risk a shutdown in the...
3:02PM ( 19 minutes ago )
Hall Co. Animal Shelter's 'Adopt-a-Can' bin makes its debut
A new member of Hall County Resource Recovery's "Adopt-a-Can" program made its debut this weekend.
2:16PM ( 1 hour ago )
Police: Man shoots off firework from top of his head, dies
CALAIS, Maine (AP) — A young man who was drinking and celebrating the Fourth of July tried to launch a firework off the top of his head, fatally injuring himself, authorities said Sunday.Devon Staples...
11:01AM ( 4 hours ago )
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Newport's Cliff Walk by Gilded Age mansions now smoke-free
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Now that smokers can no longer light up on Newport's iconic Cliff Walk, the only thing breathtaking is the view.A new ban instituted last month applies to the 3 1/2-mile public wa...
2:55PM ( 26 minutes ago )
The Latest: Belgian minister reacts to Greek 'no' projection
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest from the bailout referendum in Greece (all times local):___9:30 p.m.Belgium's finance minister is one of the first eurozone ministers to react to an official projectio...
2:34PM ( 48 minutes ago )
On his native turf, Pope Francis touches on cherished issues
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — History's first Latin American pope returns to Spanish-speaking South America for the first time on Sunday, bringing a message of solidarity with the region's poor, who are expec...
2:22PM ( 59 minutes ago )
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U.S. women hope history does not repeat itself
Abby Wambach remembers the date by heart: July 17, 2011. That was the day the United States lost to Japan in the Women's World Cup title match in Germany.
6:45PM ( 3 hours from now )
Maybin stays hot, paces Braves to 2nd straight win over Phillies
Cameron Maybin had three hits, including a home run, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-5 on Saturday night in their best offensive showing in six weeks.
9:32AM ( 5 hours ago )
Richard Petty’s drivers look for more Daytona success
Richard Petty won the summer race at Daytona three times. He won the Daytona 500 seven times. Why the discrepancy? He doesn’t have an answer.
8:00AM ( 7 hours ago )
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'Terminator,' 'Magic Mike' fizzle at July 4th box office
NEW YORK (AP) — July 4th went off like a dud at the box office. Anticipated new releases "Magic Mike XXL" and "Terminator Genisys" fizzled, leaving the popular holdovers "Jurassic World" and "Inside O...
2:18PM ( 1 hour ago )
Some Hamptons villages seek limits on new construction
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Mansions are as synonymous with the Hamptons as cocktail parties, manicured lawns and white sandy beaches.But some in tony villages on eastern Long Island are looking to slow...
12:59PM ( 2 hours ago )
Standoff over social media passwords breaks new legal ground
HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas man used social media to promote his gun store, posting politically charged messages that criticized the president and promoted Second Amendment rights.But after losing ownershi...
11:06AM ( 4 hours ago )
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Queen Latifah, Amy Schumer headline Fourth of July festival
NEW YORK (AP) — Queen Latifah started with "The Star-Spangled Banner" and ended with a rap classic, Amy Schumer told raunchy jokes despite some children in the crowd and country singer Sara Evans was...
11:28AM ( 3 hours ago )
Now playing: Harpsichord of Columbus' era sounds again
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A harpsichord that entertained the elites of Italy in the mid-1500s has been restored by a South Dakota museum and will soon bring its sound to 21st-century ears.The National...
11:21AM ( 4 hours ago )
Dead shows set attendance records at Chicago's Soldier Field
CHICAGO (AP) — The Grateful Dead is making Chicago's Soldier Field come alive like no rock band ever has.In a news release, Soldier Field says the 70,764 tickets sold for Friday night's show broke a p...
10:52AM ( 4 hours ago )
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Daytona offers American flags in exchange program
Daytona International Speedway will not ban the Confederate flag from track property this weekend, but will offer the American flag to those who wish to fly it on property.
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10:12PM ( 4 days ago )
Ford recalls 432K cars because of software problem
NEW YORK (AP) — Ford is recalling 432,000 Focus, C-Max and Escape vehicles because of a software problem that could keep their engines running after drivers try to shut them down.Ford Motor Co. says t...
12:46PM ( 3 days ago )