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APS Awarded $1.4 Million Connections for Classrooms Grant

A $1.4 million grant has been awarded to Atlanta Public Schools (APS). The grant is from Connections for Classrooms, which is a collaborative funding effort between the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement, the Georgia Department […]

WAOK-AM–10/30/2014

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NAACP: “It’s A Sad Day For Voter Rights In Georgia”

The Georgia Secretary of State, according to Dr. Francys Johnson, “has taken a page from the playbook of Ohio and Florida, where we have seen those secretary of states put their hands on the scales […]

WAOK-AM–10/30/2014

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The Black Community’s Ugly Dark Secret?

In a recent interview, NBA Hall of Famer and commentator Charles Barkley stated that blacks are “brainwashed” to block other blacks whom are successful, alluding to the crabs in the barrel concept. While his controversial […]

WAOK-AM–10/29/2014

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ATLANTA!! Tune into CBS RADIO, WAOK 1380 News and Talk Radio, V-103, 92.9 THE GAME as we present the BIGGEST SHOW ON RADIO for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.  We are 3 mics coming together for 1 […]

10/29/2014

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Abrams and Warnock: “The Fight For Voter Rights Continues” As Judge Refuses To Act On Georgia Voter Registration Lawsuit

Georgia State Representative Stacey Abrams says her organization, New Georgia Project, and others that filed a lawsuit against Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp, “are deeply disappointed”. They are not pleased with Fulton County Superior […]

WAOK-AM–10/29/2014

The Bev Smith Show: Elections & Education

Are your children in the best schools? Tonight Bev Smith speaks with Kevin P. Chavous, executive counsel to the American Federation for Children, about how elections and public policy can deeply impact your children’s education. The […]

WAOK-AM–10/27/2014

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Union City Mayor: We Are Rebuilding, Rebranding, And Revitalizing

Shannon Mall was one of the most bustling shopping venues in the metro Atlanta area for many years, but according to Union City Mayor Vince Williams, “That model of a mall, unfortunately, is a dying […]

WAOK-AM–10/27/2014

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4 Georgia Residents Face Human Trafficking Charges

Idaho State Police say four Georgia residents have been arrested in southern Idaho on suspicion of human trafficking.

10/27/2014

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Mother Claims Daughter’s Personal Files Posted On Instagram After Being Left Out In Classroom

A mother is angry after she said her daughter’s personal files were posted on Instagram after they were left out in a classroom.

10/27/2014

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Hacker Gets Prison For Cyberattack Stealing $9.4M

An Estonian man accused of orchestrating a 2008 cyberattack on a credit card processing company that enabled hackers to steal $9.4 million has been sentenced to 11 years in prison by a federal judge in Atlanta.

10/24/2014

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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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