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Paying Dealer Fees? Not So Fast…

The next time that you visit a car dealer to purchase an automobile, you may not have to pay the “doc” fee. A listener called into the station Wednesday, while I was a guest on […]

WAOK-AM–03/22/2014

Georgia State Capitol

Aftermath of Georgia General Assembly Session

Today on Real Talk with Rashad Richey, our special guests were State Representative Roger Bruce and State Representative Howard Mosby. Representative Bruce and Representative Mosby discussed the recent Georgia General Assembly and informed listeners, on […]

WAOK-AM–03/22/2014

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Drug Testing For Food Stamp Recipients To Become Law?

Atlanta (WAOK)- Applicants for food stamps and welfare may now have to get drug tested and pay for it, if Governor Nathan Deal signs a bill passed Thursday in the General Assembly. The applicants would […]

WAOK-AM–03/21/2014

Rashad Richey

Rashad Richey Wants To Know: Are You Serious?

Republican State Representative Greg Morris has found his legislative “fight”, poor people; not fighting FOR the poor but AGAINST them. Instead of sponsoring legislation for more jobs or improved schools, he has presented a bill […]

WAOK-AM–03/20/2014

Man smoking an E- Cigarette  (Photo credit: ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)

GA Lawmakers Ban Minors From Buying ‘E-Cigarettes’

Georgia lawmakers have voted to keep so-called e-cigarettes out of the hands of minors.

03/20/2014

Tiana Ferrel

The Legacy of Ida B. Wells Does Real Talk with Rashad Richey

Today on Real Talk with Rashad Richey, our special guest was Tiana Ferrell. Tiana Ferrell is a direct descendant of Civil Rights activist Ida B. Wells. Like her great-grandmother Tiana Ferrell is a journalist, and […]

WAOK-AM–03/20/2014

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Man Accused Of Impersonating Officer, Stealing Continental Breakfast Arrested

Police say a man accused of impersonating an officer and stealing continental breakfast at a suburban Atlanta hotel has been arrested.

03/19/2014

File photo of a jury box. (Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Judge Denies New Trial In Shooting Outside School

A judge has denied a request for a new trial from a man found guilty but mentally ill in a fatal shooting outside a suburban Atlanta preschool.

03/19/2014

A national media and advertising campaign entitled “Tips From Former Smokers” is being credited for more than 200,000 smokers having quit following the three-month campaign. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Georgia University System To Vote On Smoking Ban

University System of Georgia officials are expected to weigh in on a tobacco ban that would apply to all campuses in the university system.

03/19/2014

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4 Georgia Players Charged With Theft By Deception

ATLANTA (AP) — Four Georgia football players have been released on bond after their arrests Monday on misdemeanor charges of theft by deception. University of Georgia chief of police Jimmy Williamson says an investigation found that three players — […]

WAOK-AM–03/18/2014