Atlanta (WAOK)- Election Day will be here in just a few weeks. For residents of Fulton County, Atlanta, DeKalb, Cobb and Gwinnett Counties this election will see several opportunities to change your representation. You will […]
Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick — the self-proclaimed “hip-hop mayor” and the son of a former Congresswoman – was sentenced to 28 years in federal prison Thursday for running a criminal enterprise that cost taxpayers […]
Atlanta (WAOK/AJC)– With money being a major indication into who will be elected as Mayor of Atlanta, current Mayor Kasim Reed seems primed for re-election. Municipal elections are less than a month away, and Reed […]
About two dozen people protested outside the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday afternoon, trying to cast a harsh spotlight on the temporary federal shutdown.
ATLANTA (WAOK/AJC) — After losing upwards of 15% of their funding due to across-the-board federal spending cuts that occurred earlier this year, the Gainesville-Hall Community Service Center, which provides daily lunches to Meals on Wheels […]
ATLANTA (WAOK/FOX 5) — With the government shutdown underway, many American citizens and workers are already feeling the effects of it. Here is a look at what is open and closed during the shutdown. AIR […]
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will suffer from a “significantly reduced capacity to respond to outbreak investigations, processing of laboratory samples, and maintaining the agency’s 24/7 emergency operations center” due to the government shutdown.
Atlanta (WAOK/AJC)– More than 77,000 executive branch civilian workers in Georgia are now furloughed now that the federal government partially shut down at midnight on Tuesday. Although the government will not halt altogether, this shutdown […]
It seems we have a deal on the table. President Barack Obama spoke to Americans Tuesday night to explain the crisis in Syria, address the concerns many Americans have about getting involved in another war […]
If you are having a hard time understanding exactly what is going on in Syria, where Syria is or why it is important to us here in the United States, you are not alone. Most […]