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ATLANTA UP CLOSE – 9/13/14

This weekend on “Atlanta Up Close” with me as your host, Erica Walker… A recap of the “Cultural Experience Project” celebration that took place on Wednesday at the Rialto Center for the Arts, observing 10 […]

WVEE-FM–09/12/2014

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First Lady Michelle Obama Remembers The Struggles Of Her Father In Talk To Atlanta Students

Atlanta high school students heard it first-hand from First Lady Michelle Obama, that she, like many of them, had to go through a lot when she was a teenager.  “You think somebody like me has […]

WAOK-AM–09/09/2014

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Where Are The Minority Auto Dealers In Georgia?

A listener called in to last weeks show inquiring about minority dealers in Georgia. While it is a noble idea to try and recycle as much money as possible through one’s own community, fact is, […]

WAOK-AM–09/06/2014

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Nearly 50 Immigrant Children To Attend School In Georgia County

Educators in a northeast Georgia county say this year’s new students include about 48 children who are believed to have been part of an influx of immigrants from central America.

08/15/2014

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Major Security Upgrades As Students Head Back To School In Dekalb County

Atlanta (WAOK) The more than 100,000 students that are beginning a new school year today in metro Atlanta’s Dekalb County School District will notice some security upgrades. The added buzz-in cameras at every school and […]

WAOK-AM–08/11/2014

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Alabama Public Schools Will Not Need Social Security Number Or Birth Certificate For Student Enrollment

Alabama’s school superintendent is telling all Alabama public school systems to start using a new student enrollment process that makes clear a Social Security number or birth certificate is not necessary for enrollment.

07/11/2014

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Former APS Supt. Beverly Hall Bedridden; Will Not Be Attending Trial

Sources have confirmed former Atlanta Public School superintendent Beverly Hall will not be able to attend her trial which is set for August 11 due to her being bedridden from fighting stage 4 breast cancer. […]

WAOK-AM–07/10/2014

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School Safety Conference In Athens Georgia

(AP/WAOK) — Officials from the U.S. Attorney’s office say they’re preparing to host an annual conference focused on school safety in Athens. The U.S. Attorney’s Middle District of Georgia office is partnering with the Georgia Emergency Management Agency and […]

WAOK-AM–07/02/2014

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Booster Shot Required For Some Middle And High School Students By State

Several Georgia middle and high school students will be required to get booster shots before they can enroll in school in the fall. The State Department of Public Health has started a campaign that lets […]

WAOK-AM–06/24/2014

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Atlanta Prepares To Open Center For Civil And Human Rights

ATLANTA (WAOK)- The Atlanta Center for Civil and Human Rights is preparing for its official opening this weekend.  The Center for Civil and Human Rights is the new home to various authentic documents and exclusive […]

WAOK-AM–06/19/2014

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