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Ebenezer Pastor Raphael Warnock Says ‘We Have A Lot At Stake In This Election’ As Sunday Voting Begins In Georgia

It’s what many in Georgia have waited for, Sunday voting. It begins this weekend, on Sunday, October 19, in Fulton County. Reverend Doctor Raphael Warnock, Senior Pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, says “Immediately […]

WAOK-AM–10/17/2014

A worker guards the entrance of the Ebola treatment center of aid agency Doctors Without Borders on Oct. 3, 2014 where NBC cameraman Ashoka Mukpo, who has been infected with the Ebola virus is being treated. (credit: PASCAL GUYOT/AFP/Getty Images)

Ebola: Is It Time to Panic?

With new reports of the Ebola outbreak, coupled with a CDC director who has admitted that the proper precautions were not taken, and flights continuing to come from Liberia, do you feel there is a […]

WAOK-AM–10/16/2014

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Fulton County Sheriff Warns Public About Jury Scam

The Fulton County Sheriff’s Office says that it is seeing, “a new twist on an old telephone scam”. This time it’s the jury duty scam. According to Sheriff’s Investigator Farrar, who prefers not to give […]

WAOK-AM–10/16/2014

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Stepped Up Ebola Screening Starts At 4 US Airports

Customs and health officials at airports in Washington, Chicago, Atlanta and Newark, New Jersey, are scheduled to start taking the temperatures of passengers from three West African countries as part of a stepped up Ebola screening program.

10/16/2014

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Interview: Dominique Wilkins Talks About His New Role With The Hawks, Diabetes, And The Statue

When Dominique Wilkins stopped by the V103/WAOK studios this week, he looked every bit the iconic figure that so many admire. He is still as athletic as ever, and still sports a smile that not […]

WAOK-AM–10/15/2014

Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control, listens while President Barack Obama makes a statement to the press after a meeting in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on Oct. 6, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

CDC: Rapid Response Team For Any New Ebola Cases

The government will send a rapid response team to any hospital in the country that diagnoses another Ebola patient, to make sure the local health workers can provide care safely.

10/14/2014

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Lawsuit Filed Against Georgia Secretary Of State Over Voter Registrations

“Today a lawsuit was filed in Fulton County Superior Court against Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp and five county boards of election”. The statement from the national Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights says that […]

WAOK-AM–10/10/2014

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Do You Accept Your Black Heritage?

In a recent interview with Oprah Winfrey, actor Raven Simone stated that she did not want to be labeled as Gay or African-American. The actress stated that she did not wanted to be labeled as […]

WAOK-AM–10/08/2014

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Atlanta Hawks Seek Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer

One month after the Atlanta Hawks racial firestorm ignited, the team is looking for a Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer. The posting, on the Hawks’ Web site, lists the job as a full-time position. The […]

WAOK-AM–10/08/2014

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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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Bronner Brothers Hair Show

For those who make a living in the hair industry the Bronner Brothers Hair Show offers an opportunity to get the latest information from experts in the industry. Thousands come to the show twice a […]

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Kickoff To Atlanta Jazz Festival Month

Every May Atlantans prepare to bring in the warm weather with the Atlanta Jazz Festival. For three days over Memorial Day weekend, jazz lovers take over Piedmont Park and enjoy music, food and each other. […]

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