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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

Real Talk Recap: All Star Panel

You’ve asked for it, and now you have it. Mitchell Shelby and Derrick Boazman join Rashad Richey’s Sunday panel discussion. Listen Below:

WAOK-AM–08/10/2014

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed speaks as Hal Sirkin, Senior Partner at Boston Consulting Group, listens during a panel discussion in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on Jan. 11, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Atlanta Employees Cash In on Unused Vacation Time

Many people have mixed opinions when it comes to elected officials monetizing off of their unused vacation time. Moreover, tens of thousands of tax dollars are paying for it. Is it fair? Is it legal? […]

WAOK-AM–08/07/2014

Ebola Africa

The Frontlines of the Ebola Virus

Dr. Patricia Riley, missionary to Liberia, West Africa for the past 14 years, spoke with WAOK’s Rashad Richey about the Ebola epidemic across West Africa. Dr. Riley was stationed in West Africa until May 2014, […]

WAOK-AM–08/06/2014

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Woman Attacked At Phipps Plaza

Atlanta-(WAOK/Fox 5) Atlanta police are searching for two suspects they believe attacked a woman Monday night. According to police  the victim was at Twist restaurant and investigators believe she was attacked when walking to her […]

WAOK-AM–08/06/2014

Emory University Hospital is seen on Aug. 1, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (credit: Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

Second American Aid Worker With Ebola Wheeled Into Hospital On Stretcher

The second American aid worker who was recently diagnosed with Ebola in west Africa has arrived in the Atlanta area for treatment.

08/05/2014

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Kendrick Johnson’s Parents Sue School System In His Death

Atlanta (WAOK)-The parents of Kendrick Johnson are suing the Lowndes County school district for the wrongful death of their son.  Kendrick Johnson was 17 years old when his body was found rolled up in a […]

WAOK-AM–07/30/2014

Michelle Nunn

Leaked Campaign Memo Reveals Michelle Nunn Not Targeting African Americans

Today on Real Talk with Rashad Richey, the discussion was the leaking of Senatorial hopeful Michelle Nunn’s campaign plan, and its lacking of targeting African American voters, and the social website Twitter and its lack […]

WAOK-AM–07/29/2014

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Friendship Baptist Church Comes Down

Atlanta (WAOK)-The bricks are falling at what once was Friendship Baptist Church. The building is in the process of being torn down to make way for the Falcons new one billion dollar retractable roof stadium. Friendship […]

WAOK-AM–07/29/2014

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Looking For A Job?

Atlanta has several new job opportunities coming up. Six Flags Over Georgia is gearing up for Halloween by planning their annual Fright Fest. The park is looking to hire roughly 400 people for the event. […]

WAOK-AM–07/24/2014

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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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