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Roland Martin: One E-Mail Costs An Owner His Franchise, But Was It Racist?

Over the weekend, all the attention in the sports world was focused on football, both professionally & collegiate. But, the spotlight has quickly shifted to an incident that occurred in 2012 that has since sparked […]

WAOK-AM–09/08/2014

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Where Are The Minority Auto Dealers In Georgia?

A listener called in to last weeks show inquiring about minority dealers in Georgia. While it is a noble idea to try and recycle as much money as possible through one’s own community, fact is, […]

WAOK-AM–09/06/2014

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Atlanta Up Close: 9/6/14

This weekend on Atlanta Up Close…. I have the pleasure of interviewing two fabulous women who have lost HUNDREDS of pounds due to the support they receive from an anonymous group of FOOD ADDICTS.  They’ll […]

WVEE-FM–09/05/2014

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Baby Injured In Botched Drug Raid Recovering Following Additional Surgery

Atlanta (WAOK)-Bounkham “Baby Bou Bou” Phonesavanh, is resting today after undergoing surgery on Wednesday at a hospital near the family’s home in Wisconsin.  The now 22 month old, was severely injured in May when authorities, […]

WAOK-AM–09/04/2014

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Ferguson Police to Give Every Officer Uniform Cameras

It appears that the Ferguson, Missouri Police Department is beginning to somewhat realize that they have flawed tactics when dealing with the residents of the local community. In wake of the burial of Michael Brown, […]

WAOK-AM–09/03/2014

Anti-immigration demonstrator Roberta Allen wears American flag contact lenses during an anti-immigration rally May 5, 2006 in Santa Clara, Calif. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Is America the Greatest Country?

Do you feel that America is the greatest country of all? The realest man in radio, Rashad Richey posed the question, and engaged the WAOK community in a lively discussion. Listen below.

WAOK-AM–09/02/2014

Melvin Vernell III, an Atlanta rapper who called himself Lil Phat, was shot and killed in June 2012 outside a hospital where he was awaiting the birth of his child. (Photo by Spencer Weiner-Pool/Getty Images)

3 Convicted In Murder Of Atlanta Rapper

Melvin Vernell III, an Atlanta rapper who called himself Lil Phat, was shot and killed in June 2012 outside a hospital where he was awaiting the birth of his child.

08/29/2014

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Labor Day Travel Expected To Be Heavy

Atlanta (WAOK)- “Triple A” projects that 34-point-seven million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home during Labor Day weekend. That’s the highest volume for the holiday since 2008 and a one-point-three percent increase […]

WAOK-AM–08/29/2014

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Report: Man Shot By Police In Downtown Atlanta

Atlanta police are investigating an officer involved shooting downtown at Woodruff Park.

08/27/2014

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Elaine Boyer Resigns after Being Exposed for Corruption

Dekalb County Commissioner Elaine Boyer, has officially resigned after informing the public that she is being investigated by federal authorities for spending taxpayer money. Reports allege that Boyer charged over 16 thousand dollars in personal […]

WAOK-AM–08/26/2014

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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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