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Monday April 27th, 2015 10:06PM
Riot, looting prompt state of emergency, curfew in Baltimore
BALTIMORE (AP) — Rioters plunged part of Baltimore into chaos Monday, torching a pharmacy, setting police cars ablaze and throwing bricks at officers hours after thousands mourned the man who died fro...
8:56PM ( 1 hour ago )
GOP defense budget challenges Obama on Ukraine, Guantanamo
WASHINGTON (AP) — The GOP chairman of the House Armed Service Committee on Monday recommended a $604 billion defense budget for 2016 that challenges the White House because it includes lethal weapons...
8:35PM ( 1 hour ago )
Hall Co. municipalities briefed on Ga. legislative session
The various municipalities in Hall County (Braselton, Buford, Clermont, Flowery Branch, Gainesville, Lula, and Oakwood) got their briefing on how various pieces of legislation passed in the Georgia General Assembly in 2015 will affect them.
7:47PM ( 2 hours ago )
Director of state agency that investigates judges steps down
The director of the state agency charged with investigating judicial misconduct has resigned the same day a newspaper reported details of his billing arrangement with the agency.
4:03PM ( 6 hours ago )
Weekend accident kills two, injures one in south Hall County
Two women were killed and a man was injured in a collision in south Hall County Saturday night.
11:09AM ( 10 hours ago )
Toddler run over by vehicle in Hall County, uncle charged
A toddler is dead and his 19-year-old uncle is in jail after a fatal accident in the east Hall County area Sunday afternoon.
7:27AM ( 14 hours ago )
High school teacher killed in wreck with prom-going teens
An Atlanta high school teacher has died after a car crash with two students on their way to her school's prom
12:31PM ( 9 hours ago )
Piedmont College to hold commencement events this weekend
Piedmont College will celebrate Spring Commencement 2015 with three days of events and ceremonies at the campus in Demorest April 30–May2.
10:53AM ( 11 hours ago )
Southern states observe Confederate Memorial Day
One hundred and fifty years after the Civil War's end, several Southern states will mark Confederate Memorial Day as an official state holiday.
10:06AM ( 12 hours ago )
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Local/State
AP PHOTOS: Riots hit Baltimore after Freddie Gray funeral
BALTIMORE (AP) — A CVS store set ablaze. People looting shops and hurling rocks and bricks at police. The smell of burned rubber in one neighborhood where youths looted a liquor store.Rioting erupted...
9:42PM ( 23 minutes ago )
Latest on police-custody death: Massive fire related to riot
9:30 p.m.A massive fire has broken out in a building that was under construction and the Baltimore mayor's spokesman says it's related to the riots.Spokesman Kevin Harris confirmed that the fire is re...
9:38PM ( 28 minutes ago )
In post-quake aid rush, Nepal neighbors jockey for position
BEIJING (AP) — Wedged between the two rising Asian powers of China and India, landlocked Nepal watched rescuers and offers of help pour in from both sides within hours of an earthquake that killed mor...
9:32PM ( 33 minutes ago )
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National
Girls tennis: Branch slams Villa Rica to reach quarterfinals 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.
9:38PM ( 28 minutes ago )
Plenty of SEC East teams exit spring unsettled at QB
Missouri has a head start in at least one respect as the Tigers aim for their third consecutive Southeastern Conference Eastern Division title.
7:58PM ( 2 hours ago )
Postseason now in full swing for spring sports
The race is on, and it won't stop now until champions are named just a few weeks hence.
5:10PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Sports
Greek PM says initial deal in bailout talks 'very close'
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's prime minister voiced hope that bailout talks between the cash-strapped country and its international creditors are "very close" to an initial deal, and ruled out early...
8:38PM ( 1 hour ago )
Forget the watch: Apple's iPhones are still the main event
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The iPhone is still the engine behind Apple's phenomenal success, even if attention lately has been focused on its new smartwatch.While skeptics question whether the company's fut...
7:08PM ( 2 hours ago )
An explanation of wild birds' role in avian flu outbreak
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Wild birds are believed to be behind the first major widespread outbreak of bird flu in the United States. The H5N2 virus has cost Midwestern turkey and chicken producers more...
6:00PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Business
Viola Davis to star as Harriet Tubman in HBO movie
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "How to Get Away with Murder" star Viola Davis will play Harriet Tubman in a HBO movie about the abolitionist hero.HBO said Monday that the project is based on the biography "Bound...
9:20PM ( 45 minutes ago )
'Batman' trial tries to look inside Colorado shooter's mind
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Two versions of the unstable mind of James Holmes were presented to a jury Monday as lawyers revealed many more details about his conversion from a promising grad student to a...
8:53PM ( 1 hour ago )
The Latest: Courthouse empties after Day 1 of Holmes trial
5:55 p.m. (MDT)The Arapahoe County Justice Center in suburban Denver has emptied quickly after opening statements in the Colorado theater shooting trial.Victims and survivors left the same way they en...
8:12PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Entertainment
Today's Survey Question
Is the Democratic Party making a smart decision not to offer a primary challenge to Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential race?
Yes, it’s smart to rally behind a single candidate.
No, voters need to make the decision on the party’s nominee.
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Peters survives wild finish for Hamlin Challenge win
When you are racing for $10,000 and bragging rights anything can happen, and it did Thursday night during the final lap of the eighth annual Denny Hamlin Short Track Challenge at South Boston Speedway in South Boston, Va.
By Tim Southers-NASCAR Media
8:00PM ( 2 hours ago )
Decision on charges in 5 Ga. crash deaths could take months
A decision on whether to bring criminal charges in a fiery interstate crash that killed five Georgia nursing students could take months as investigators work to piece together details of the collision, authorities said Thursday.
By Associated Press
5:49AM ( 3 days ago )
UNG to open Blue Ridge instructional site
With state funding approved recently, the University of North Georgia (UNG) plans to open an instructional site this fall in Blue Ridge.
By AccessWDUN Staff
6:32AM ( 1 day ago )