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Interim CEO Launches Investigation into Corruption in Dekalb County

Interim Dekalb County CEO Lee May appointed former Georgia Attorney General Mike Bowers, to lead a special investigation into corruption in Dekalb County. Over the past few years Dekalb County has been troubled with allegations […]

WAOK-AM–03/20/2015

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Witness to Fatal Police Accident Tells All

Bernard Moore, 62, was struck and killed by an unmarked Atlanta Police Department patrol unit last week, while attempted to cross Metropolitan Parkway. While reports are stating the the police officer attempted to avoid hitting […]

WAOK-AM–03/17/2015

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UPDATE: Missing 16-Year-Old Found Safe

UPDATE: 3:41 p.m. Janie Ivory has been found safe. She is in the process of being reunited with her family. Atlanta Police had been searching for Janie Ivory since Thursday. Atlanta Police say that Ivory, who is […]

WAOK-AM–03/14/2015

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Family Feud Lands Innocent Alabama Woman in Prison

Family feuds can lead to multitude of problems, but one feud in particular has landed an Alabama woman in prison. Marcus Coleman along with Attorney Lateesha Colvin joined Rashad Richey and detailed a case in […]

WAOK-AM–03/13/2015

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Baby’s Imminent Birth Forces Plane To Divert To North Carolina

American Airlines Flight 611 from Philadelphia to Atlanta diverted to Greensboro after a pregnant passenger’s water broke while the jet was in the air.

03/11/2015

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Dawson Mayor Stops by Real Talk after Assassination Attempt

Dawson, GA Mayor Christopher Wright, the youngest mayor in Georgia history, stopped by Real Talk and spoke with Rashad Richey about the assassination attempt on his life over a year ago. Rashad first reported the […]

WAOK-AM–03/10/2015

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Noted Civil Rights Journalist Claude Sitton Dead

ATLANTA (AP) — Journalist Claude Sitton, who was a leader among reporters covering the civil rights movement in the South in the 1950s and ’60s and later won a Pulitzer Prize for distinguished commentary, has died. […]

WAOK-AM–03/10/2015

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Three Atlantans Defend AIPAC

In wake of Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, speech on capitol hill, Rashad Richey was joined by three AIPAC supporters about Netanyahu’s speech and the current state of U.S. and Israeli relations. Listen Below.

WAOK-AM–03/09/2015

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Thousands Gather To Commemorate Selma Bloody Sunday Anniversary

Thousands of people gathered in Selma, Alabama on Saturday morning ahead of a speech by President Barack Obama at the 50th anniversary of a landmark event of the civil rights movement.

03/07/2015

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Daughter Of Martin Luther King Jr. Arrives In Selma

The daughter of the late Martin Luther King Jr. is in Selma, Alabama for the 50th anniversary of the “Bloody Sunday” civil rights march.

03/07/2015

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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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