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Atlanta Police Monitoring Ferguson Developments

Atlanta police say they’re monitoring developments as a grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri decides whether to indict a police officer who fatally shot an unarmed man.

11/13/2014

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Father Surprises Daughter On Veterans Day

This week is a special week in Ms. Cleary’s first grade class at Morris Brandon Primary. The school is in the middle of its annual one million minute Read-A-Thon, which means daily visits from several […]

WAOK-AM–11/12/2014

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Running For Justice: To Change The Image Of The Young Black Male

“We’re trying to put out a positive image of us.” That’s why 28 year old Londrelle Hall of Atlanta says he and his team are running from Atlanta to Ferguson, Missouri. “We just want to […]

11/10/2014

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra union and board of Woodruff Arts Center talks were underway for ten months; the labor dispute included a two-month lockout of the musicians. (Photo by Mary Turner/Getty Images)

Mediator: Tentative Deal In Symphony Dispute

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra union and board of Woodruff Arts Center talks were underway for ten months; the labor dispute included a two-month lockout of the musicians.

11/07/2014

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“Democracy Shouldn’t Be This Hard”

Following reports of barriers to voting in Georgia on Election Day, Secretary of State Brian Kemp is being urged to immediately take action in investigating the accusations. By the end of the day, November 4, […]

WAOK-AM–11/07/2014

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Clayton Chairman Turner: MARTA Will Mean Jobs And Economic Development

Turner: The MARTA professionals know what they’re doing The difference between having MARTA in Clayton County now, versus the transit service of 2010? Clayton County Commission Chairman Jeff Turner says MARTA is the industry expert […]

WAOK-AM–11/06/2014

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Democrats Maintain Control Of Fulton County Commission

Fulton County Commission Chairman John Eaves has been re-elected to a third term. “I certainly want to thank the constituents of Fulton County”, says Eaves, “I got almost 160,000 votes yesterday”. Eaves defeated Republican challenger […]

WAOK-AM–11/06/2014

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Republicans Win Big In Georgia Midterm Election

  Georgia Republican supporters sent a clear message to Washington D.C. with major wins in the midterm election, “Voters are not happy with the policies of President Barack Obama.” Republicans won handily without a runoff […]

WAOK-AM–11/05/2014

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Republicans Leading In Most Races On Election Night

Republicans across the state of Georgia are enjoying the possibility of a major victory on election night with candidates leading in most of the major races. With less than 50% of precincts reporting Senate Candidate David Perdue is […]

WAOK-AM–11/04/2014

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Election Day: Georgia Secretary Of State Website Crashes

The Georgia Secretary of State’s Web site was down for an unspecified amount of time today, Election Day. Voters utilize the site to determine their polling location, along with other services. It went down sometime […]

WAOK-AM–11/04/2014

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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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