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Monday July 25th, 2016 8:45PM
Commercial fire on Athens Highway in East Hall shuts down roadway for nearly two hours
Hall County Fire Services battled a commercial fire in the eastern portion of the county early Monday evening.
7:40PM ( 1 hour ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
Email leak hurts Wasserman Schultz as she seeks re-election
The furor over leaked emails not only got U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz heckled out of her speaking role Monday at the Democratic National Convention; it's also providing fodder for her opponent in Florida's Aug. 30 congressional primary
5:13PM ( 3 hours ago )
Qualifying begins for White County BOE special election
Qualifying is underway this week in White County for a special election in November.
4:30PM ( 4 hours ago )
Students accused of sex assault settle with Georgia Tech
Georgia's university system has settled lawsuits filed by two young men who said they were wrongly accused of sexual assault and unfairly expelled from Georgia Tech as a result.
3:57PM ( 4 hours ago )
Bicyclist flown for care after vehicle strikes bike in Stephens County
The Georgia State Patrol is continuing its investigation of a Stephens County wreck that left a bicyclist seriously injured Monday morning.
1:11PM ( 7 hours ago )
Hartwell enters drought level one
​The three reservoirs the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers operates on the Savannah River, including Lake Hartwell, entered the first drought level Monday, according to the Corps.
12:41PM ( 8 hours ago )
At least 15 killed, dozens injured in knifing near Tokyo
Japan's national broadcaster NHK is reporting that 15 people were killed and 20 wounded in a knife attack at a facility for the handicapped in Sagamihara, just outside Tokyo
7:38PM ( 1 hour ago )
Records show cost of Germany trip; officials tout benefits
A weeklong trade mission to Germany cost Georgia about $137,000 for 20 people to travel there this month, along with two economic development employees based in Germany.
1:30PM ( 7 hours ago )
The Latest: Sanders: Wasserman Schultz's exit opens doors
Bernie Sanders is thanking his delegates at a meeting before the Democratic National Convention, saying "make no mistake about it, we have made history."
1:27PM ( 7 hours ago )
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Local/State
The Latest: Warren: Trump fans 'flames of fear and hatred'
Liberal stalwart Elizabeth Warren is using her Democratic convention speech to make clear her view that Americans won't fall for Donald Trump's plan to fan what she calls "the flames of fear and hatred."
8:21PM ( 23 minutes ago )
The Latest: Demi Lovato belts out 'Confident' for Democrats
Singer Demi Lovato is belting out her hit "Confident" at the Democratic National Convention
8:08PM ( 36 minutes ago )
Activists protest no charges for Arizona officer in shooting
A small group in Arizona protested a decision not to charge a police officer in the shooting death of a woman accused of shoplifting and threatening the lawman with scissors
8:08PM ( 36 minutes ago )
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National
Two-a-Days: Winder-Barrow ready to show depth in 2016
Coach Heath Webb has helped lead a two-year resurgence for the Bulldoggs that has seen them clinch back-to-back playoff berths and produce their best football in over a decade...
11:57PM ( 3 hours from now )
Stewart-Haas Racing to field NASCAR Xfinity team starting in 2017
Stewart-Haas Racing announced Monday it will field a full-time, single-car NASCAR Xfinity Series team in 2017. The driver and sponsor lineup for the team will be announced prior to the conclusion of this season.
6:51PM ( 1 hour ago )
Two-a-Days: White County ready to build on youthful promise of 2015
Last year represented White County's first losing season since 2011 -- coach Bill Ballard's first in charge in Cleveland. Yet 2015 also saw the Warriors start eight sophomores and two freshmen on defense -- and still miss out on going 6-4 by a measly four points.
1:57PM ( 6 hours ago )
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Sports
Report: 'Brexit' move raises risks to US financial stability
Britain's decision to quit the European Union has elevated the risks to U.S. financial stability, though they remain moderate, U.S. Treasury Department experts say
8:28PM ( 16 minutes ago )
Box Office Top 20: 'Star Trek Beyond' beams up $59.3 million
Studios say "Star Trek Beyond" topped the domestic box office in its first weekend in theaters with $59.3 million, but the real winner was "Lights Out," which cost Warner Bros. $5 million to make and Collected $21.7 million out of the gate
6:23PM ( 2 hours ago )
Jordan gives $2M; looks to build trust between blacks, cops
Michael Jordan is trying to help ease tensions between African-Americans and law enforcement
6:17PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Business
Dems' opening night: Party stars, struggle to quiet disputes
Former rivals Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders urgently joined forces Monday to tamp down dissent among his supporters, as Democrats tried to keep infighting from overtaking an opening night featuring some of the party's biggest stars
7:14PM ( 1 hour ago )
Boston Marathon bombing amputee scales mountain in Ecuador
Boston Marathon bombing survivor Adrianne Haslet can check mountaineering off her bucket list
6:41PM ( 2 hours ago )
Clinton turns to party's stars to quiet Democratic firestorm
Hillary Clinton's campaign scrambles to extinguish a political firestorm over embarrassing hacked emails, hoping a high-wattage line-up of speakers, including first lady Michelle Obama and liberal favorite Bernie Sanders, will overshadow party infighting
6:12PM ( 2 hours ago )
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The parents of a toddler killed by an alligator at Walt Disney World said they don't plan to sue. What do you think of the decision?
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Corvette wins 100th race with IMSA Lime Rock victory
Tommy Milner and Oliver Gavin gave Corvette Racing its 100th sports car racing victory and led the team’s 60th 1-2 sweep in Saturday’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park.
By IMSA Media
9:28PM ( 1 day ago )