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Thursday July 30th, 2015 2:17PM
Traffic, election qualifying, church rezoning decisions fill Gainesville City Council work session
Gainesville city leaders approved a couple of traffic adjustments Thursday morning at the City Council work session, and will vote on a third at their voting meeting on Tuesday.
1:27PM ( 50 minutes ago )
Person of interest in custody in connection with Homer bank robbery
A person of interest is in custody in connection with a bank robbery in Homer, taken into custody shortly after 1:00 p.m.
1:20PM ( 57 minutes ago )
Confederate flags placed at Ebenezer church near MLK Center
Four Confederate battle flags were found on the grounds of the Ebenezer Baptist Church near the Martin Luther King Jr. Center in Atlanta on Thursday, and police and federal authorities were investigating.
11:41AM ( 2 hours ago )
By Associated Press
Teen hurt in Dawson Co. crash last month dies from injuries
A student from North Forsyth High School has died from injuries he suffered in a car crash a month ago.
10:24AM ( 3 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
Applications for US jobless aid rise to still-low 267,000
WASHINGTON (AP) — More people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, though the increase was from a very low level and the figures still point to a healthy job market.Applications for jobless ai...
8:48AM ( 5 hours ago )
More than 200 rabbits being removed from Gwinnett property
Gwinnett County authorities said more than 200 rabbits are being removed from a property on Bennett Road in Gwinnett County.
6:29AM ( 7 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Collins announces August town hall meetings for 9th District
Congressman Doug Collins announced Thursday that he will hold three town hall meetings in Georgia's Ninth District in August.
1:13PM ( 1 hour ago )
Senate passes 6-year highway bill, short-term patch needed
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate passed a long-term transportation bill, but with House lawmakers already dispersed for their August recess, the bill will become just one more sticky issue on a jam-packed...
12:45PM ( 1 hour ago )
NGMC honors teen volunteers
The Medical Center Auxiliary honored more than 100 teen volunteers at an appreciation dinner this week at the Brenau Downtown Center.
12:26PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Local/State
AP Investigation: Olympic teams to swim, boat in Rio's filth
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Athletes in next year's Summer Olympics here will be swimming and boating in waters so contaminated with human feces that they risk becoming violently ill and unable to compete i...
2:01PM ( 15 minutes ago )
Zimbabwean baffled by foreign concern for killed lion
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — While the death of a protected lion in Zimbabwe has caused outrage in the United States — much of it centered on the Minnesota dentist who killed the animal — most in Zimbabwe...
1:56PM ( 20 minutes ago )
Health law's nonprofit insurance co-ops awash in red ink
WASHINGTON (AP) — Fed up with the insurance industry, Democrats used the health care overhaul to create nonprofit co-ops that would compete with the corporations. Now a government audit finds co-ops a...
1:49PM ( 27 minutes ago )
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National
Orioles complete sweep of Braves
Chris Tillman took a three-hitter into the ninth inning, Jonathan Schoop and J.J. Hardy homered and the Baltimore Orioles beat the skidding Atlanta Braves 2-0 on Wednesday night for a three-game sweep.
7:05AM ( 7 hours ago )
Win streak snapped in loss to Bulls
The Gwinnett Braves rallied for two runs in the eighth inning but could not come all the way back in a 5-3 loss to the Durham Bulls on Wednesday at Coolray Field.
11:26PM ( 14 hours ago )
Quinn taking up-tempo approach to rebuilding Falcons
As Seattle's defensive coordinator, Dan Quinn helped lead Seattle to two straight Super Bowls, including one championship. Quinn opens his first training camp as Falcons coach on Friday trying to overhaul Atlanta's woeful unit.
8:52PM ( 17 hours ago )
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Sports
US stocks recover from an early loss and are near breakeven
NEW YORK (AP) — After starting the day broadly lower, U.S. stocks recovered nearly all of their losses by mid-afternoon Thursday and were trading near breakeven. Investors remain focused on earnings....
1:47PM ( 29 minutes ago )
Nokia profit grows as networks division leads turnaround
HELSINKI (AP) — Nokia enjoyed a solid 60 percent rise in net profit in the second quarter, with a good performance in its core networks division suggesting the Finnish company is succeeding in turning...
1:25PM ( 51 minutes ago )
US economy posts solid 2.3 percent growth rate in Q2
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy posted a solid rebound in the April-June quarter after a harsh winter, led by a surge in consumer spending and a recovery in foreign trade that bode well for the res...
12:35PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Business
HBO to air two-part U2 tour special
NEW YORK (AP) — HBO and U2 are collaborating on a double-barreled special about the veteran Irish rock band's current world tour.The network said it will air a documentary in November about how the "i...
2:00PM ( 16 minutes ago )
Mariah Carey to make directorial debut on Hallmark Channel
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Mariah Carey is making her directorial debut on the Hallmark Channel.Carey will direct and co-star in "Mariah Carey's Christmas Project," the network announced Wednesday....
1:52PM ( 24 minutes ago )
Walters to revisit big news stories including Lennon murder
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Barbara Walters is taking a walk down memory lane with a TV series revisiting big news stories she covered in her career.The Investigation Discovery channel said Thursday...
1:32PM ( 44 minutes ago )
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Kyle Busch extends win streak with Brickyard victory
“This is awesome!” Kyle Busch screamed as he crossed the finish line at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and continued a run that has grown from extraordinary to downright other-worldly.
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
9:09PM ( 3 days ago )
Ga. getting 2nd inland port
Gov. Nathan Deal, the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), Murray County and CSX Transportation signed a Memorandum of Agreement Tuesday to establish the Appalachian Regional Port in Chatsworth.
6:25PM ( 1 day ago )