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[POLL] Mo Ivory: Did Rachel Jeantel Help Or Hurt Trayvon’s Killer? (Days 3, 4 Of Testimony At The Zimmerman Trial)

Were you cringing in your seat listening to the testimony of Rachel Jeantel during the George Zimmerman trial? Did you scream at the television as she sparred with the defense attorney during cross-examination? Did you […]

WAOK-AM–06/27/2013

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Victory For Supporters Of Same Sex Marriage

ATLANTA (WAOK)- Supporters of gay marriage are celebrating the victories of two Supreme Court rulings today. One struck down a provision of the Defense of Marriage Act that denied federal benefits to married gay couples, […]

WAOK-AM–06/27/2013

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Mo Ivory: Trayvon Martin Didn’t Have To Die (Day 2 Of Testimony At The Zimmerman Trial)

He was so young, so slim, so tall, so handsome. Trayvon Martin was my son, your son, our son. And he didn’t have to die that rainy Sunday night. Day Two of the testimony in […]

WAOK-AM–06/26/2013

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Mo Ivory: F-ing Punks And Knock-Knock Jokes (Day One Of The Zimmerman Trial)

Let me start with this: This is going to be heated, argumentative and it’s going to get nasty. If Day One was an example of the tone of the George Zimmerman murder trial, we are […]

WAOK-AM–06/25/2013

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Mo Ivory: Will An All-Female Jury (With No African-Americans) Do Right By Trayvon Martin?

Sunday I appeared on CNN with Fredricka Whitfield to discuss the all-female jury that holds the fate of George Zimmerman in their hands. George Zimmerman, now 29, is charged with second-degree murder in the death […]

WAOK-AM–06/24/2013

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Rep. Tyrone Brooks Granted Additional Legal Help

ATLANTA (WAOK)- A federal judge granted Georgia State Representative Tyrone Brooks additional legal help to fight his fraud indictment. Brooks is already receiving pro bono legal advice from former governor Roy Barnes. Although Barnes is […]

WAOK-AM–06/20/2013

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Atlanta Council Approves 20-Story Ferris Wheel

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – The Atlanta City Council has voted to allow a 20-story Ferris wheel to be placed in downtown Atlanta. Officials say the council voted unanimously Monday and the attraction, to be named Skyview […]

WAOK-AM–05/21/2013

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Hearing Planned On Charges In Murder Plot

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – A judge is considering a request that some charges be dismissed against a woman accused of arranging for her husband to be killed. Lawyers for Andrea Sneiderman have asked that 13 of […]

WAOK-AM–04/10/2013

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Cobb County Man Indicted In Beating Of 8-Week-Old Boy

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – Cobb County District Attorney’s officials say a 30-year-old Austell man has been indicted by a grand jury for allegedly beating his 8-week-old son. District Attorney’s Spokeswoman Kim Isaza Wednesday said Joseph Rucker […]

WAOK-AM–04/03/2013

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Court: GA Driver’s License Law Is Constitutional

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – Georgia’s highest court has rejected a Mexican national’s argument that part of a state law that requires a Georgia-issued driver’s license to get behind the wheel is unconstitutional because it discriminates against […]

WAOK-AM–03/25/2013