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Saturday April 30th, 2016 5:22AM
AUDIO: Local family discusses overcoming obstacles and re-framing how others see the adoption process
Gabe Sanders was adopted by a local family two years ago out of China's Shandong Province. Born without legs, Gabe is a beacon of resiliency who has spent the last few years conquering races and obstacle courses throughout the area.
10:44PM ( 6 hours ago )
By Afternoon News Wrap
Study: US oil field source of global uptick in air pollution
A new study has found that a single oil and gas field in the western United States is responsible for a global uptick of the air pollutant ethane
7:03PM ( 10 hours ago )
VIDEO: Lake Lanier Olympic Venue hosts team trials
The Lake Lanier Olympic Venue is full of paddlers from across the nation this weekend as the Hall County venue hosts the 2016 Sprint Canoe and Kayak National Team Trials.
6:42PM ( 10 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
Truett-McConnell approved for criminal justice degree
Truett-McConnell College in Cleveland has been approved by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges for a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, which will be offered beginning this fall.
5:37PM ( 11 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
U.S. District Judge from Gainesville invited to Vatican for summit
​Calling it a "once in a lifetime" opportunity, a U.S. District Judge from Gainesville is scheduled to offer his legal insight on the human trafficking issue with Pope Francis in June.
1:52PM ( 15 hours ago )
Supreme Court refuses to block Texas voter ID law
The Supreme Court has rejected an emergency appeal to stop Texas from enforcing its challenged voter ID law
1:08PM ( 16 hours ago )
Defense asks judge to move hot SUV death trial
Defense attorneys for a Georgia man accused of intentionally leaving his toddler son in a hot SUV to die have asked the judge to move his trial
7:03PM ( 10 hours ago )
Blue Sky Concerts return to downtown Gainesville next week
The Blue Sky Concerts are back, returning to downtown Gainesville each Wednesday next month.
4:39PM ( 12 hours ago )
BLOG: Some traditions are rock-solid
It's not just a tradition, it's Gainesville's rock.
2:30PM ( 14 hours ago )
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Local/State
Officials: At least 21 dead in Baghdad car bomb
Police and hospital officials say at least 21 people were killed and 42 wounded in a Baghdad car bomb targeting civilians in the city's southeast
4:27AM ( 54 minutes ago )
Colorado woman gets 100 years for cutting baby from womb
A judge has sentenced a Colorado woman to 100 years in prison for cutting a nearly 8-month-old fetus from a stranger's womb
3:55AM ( 1 hour ago )
Officials: At least 17 dead in Baghdad car bomb
Police and hospital officials say at least 17 are dead and 35 wounded in a Baghdad car bomb targeting civilians in the city's southeast
3:54AM ( 1 hour ago )
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National
Baseball playoffs: Sweeps and splits mark opening round for area teams
On a day of upsets around the state in the opening round of the state baseball playoffs, local stalwarts Gainesville, Buford, and North Hall managed to come away with sweeps Friday to move into the second round.
12:00PM ( 6 hours from now )
Soccer playoffs: Domination the word for area teams, as 22 move into second round
How good has high school soccer become in northeast Georgia? Well, 30 teams qualified for the state playoffs, and this week 22 of those teams claimed victories to move on to the second round.
11:55AM ( 6 hours from now )
Baseball: Red Elephants claw way back in Game 2, clinch series sweep
All season, Gainesville baseball has displayed enough grit, determination and fight to make any coach smile. So why should the playoffs be any different?
9:51AM ( 4 hours from now )
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Sports
China, Japan foreign ministers meet to smooth tense ties
The foreign ministers of China and Japan are meeting in Beijing in an effort to improve tense relations bedeviled by disputes over territory, history and competition for influence in East Asia
2:03AM ( 3 hours ago )
Texas court blocks Houston from using tougher clean-air laws
The Texas Supreme Court has blocked Houston from enforcing tougher clean-air laws over the hub of industrial pollution
1:48AM ( 3 hours ago )
The Latest: Numbers from the first 2 rounds of the draft
Some numbers from the first two rounds of the NFL draft: 4 QBs, 10 cornerbacks, 7 receivers and a kicker
10:25PM ( 6 hours ago )
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Business
President Obama celebrates jazz at the White House
President Barack Obama and the first lady are celebrating International Jazz Day with a concert at the White House
1:16AM ( 4 hours ago )
Dressed for success: Elliott wears Cowboys blue at intro
Ezekiel Elliott didn't wear a crop-top dress shirt for his first visit to Cowboys headquarters, a day after showing off his midsection on the red carpet at the NFL draft before Dallas took him fourth overall
9:42PM ( 7 hours ago )
The Latest: FSU kicker Aguayo goes in 2nd round to Bucs
Florida State kicker Roberto Aguayo goes in 2nd round to Bucs
9:33PM ( 7 hours ago )
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NASCAR suspends crew chief for Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 1 race
The crew chief for Ricky Stenhouse Jr. has been suspended for Sunday's race at Talladega Superspeedway for a technical violation found last weekend.
By The Associated Press
1:44PM ( 2 days ago )