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APS Awarded $1.4 Million Connections for Classrooms Grant

A $1.4 million grant has been awarded to Atlanta Public Schools (APS). The grant is from Connections for Classrooms, which is a collaborative funding effort between the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement, the Georgia Department […]

WAOK-AM–10/30/2014

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CHOA Radiothon

ATLANTA!! Tune into CBS RADIO, WAOK 1380 News and Talk Radio, V-103, 92.9 THE GAME as we present the BIGGEST SHOW ON RADIO for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.  We are 3 mics coming together for 1 […]

10/29/2014

The Bev Smith Show: Elections & Education

Are your children in the best schools? Tonight Bev Smith speaks with Kevin P. Chavous, executive counsel to the American Federation for Children, about how elections and public policy can deeply impact your children’s education. The […]

WAOK-AM–10/27/2014

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Union City Mayor: We Are Rebuilding, Rebranding, And Revitalizing

Shannon Mall was one of the most bustling shopping venues in the metro Atlanta area for many years, but according to Union City Mayor Vince Williams, “That model of a mall, unfortunately, is a dying […]

WAOK-AM–10/27/2014

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Baby Bou Bou’s Mother Says This Is Not Over

The family of Bounkham “Baby Bou Bou” Phonesavanh, according to their attorney Mawuli Davis, “was hoping the grand jury in Habersham County, Georgia, would acknowledge that the conduct of officers”, who participated in a drug […]

WAOK-AM–10/08/2014

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Ga NAACP: The Secretary of State Needs To Do His Job

Georgia NAACP President Francys Johnson is calling on the Georgia Secretary of State to “do his job”. Johnson tells V103/WAOK News, “The NAACP has had to sue this Secretary of State to do his job.” […]

WAOK-AM–10/03/2014

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Monday Is The Last Day To Register To Vote In The November Election

“We’re busier than we were for the presidential election, as-far-as the number of applications that are coming in.” Richard Barron, the Fulton County Director of Voter Registrations and Elections, tells V103/WAOK News, “However, we are […]

WAOK-AM–10/03/2014

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Alabama A&M To Hold Open Music Auditions In Atlanta

Alabama A & M Music Scholarship Auditions for Strings, Band and Choral students will take place on Sunday, October 5, 2014, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at Greenforest Community Baptist Church, 3250 Rainbow Drive, Decatur, […]

WAOK-AM–09/29/2014

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Plant A Tree In Peoplestown

Trees are being planted in your right of way!  Join Trees Atlanta and your Peoplestown neighbors in planting trees on October 4th, 2014! These trees are of no cost to homeowners! They provide shade, slow traffic, reduce crime, and add beauty […]

WAOK-AM–09/23/2014