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Former IRS Agent Stops by Real Talk

Today on Real Talk with Rashad Richey our special guest was Sherry Peel-Jackson, a former IRS Agent whom was previously imprisoned for not paying her taxes. Sherry Peel-Jackson did conduct seminars informing those that attended […]

WAOK-AM–07/07/2014

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A Triple Shooting In Lithonia

(AP/WAOK) — Authorities say a teenager was killed and two other people wounded by gunfire in what police believe was an attempted robbery in suburban Atlanta. CBS 46 in Atlanta reports the shooting happened early […]

WAOK-AM–07/02/2014

Several lanes of I-85 near northeast Atlanta remain close as workers repair a huge hole in the highway. (Barry Williams/Getty Images)

4th Of July Travel Up 2 Percent

41 million Americans will make a 4th of July trip this year, making it 2 percent higher than last year. “With school out for summer, the Fourth of July holiday is typically the busiest summer […]

WAOK-AM–07/02/2014

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Supreme Court Backs Private Businesses, Cuts Contraceptive Support

Today on Real Talk with Rashad Richey our special guests were attorneys Robert Patillio and LaDawn Jones. Robert Patillo and LaDawn Jones, joined Rashad in his discussion of the Supreme Court’s rejection of the contraceptive […]

WAOK-AM–07/01/2014

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Farewell Breakfast For Bou Bou And Family

A farewell breakfast for the Phonesavanh family and their son, Baby Bou Bou, will be held on Wednesday, July 2 at the Delightful Eatz Restaurant as they prepare to return to their home in Wisconsin. […]

WAOK-AM–07/01/2014

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New Georgia Laws In Effect

There will be multiple new Georgia laws going into effect today. July 1 has traditionally served as a big day for major legislation because it is connected to the start of the new fiscal year. […]

WAOK-AM–07/01/2014

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Missed The WAOK Monthly Mixer In June?

The monthly WAOK Mixer was held at Gladys Knights Chicken and Waffles location on Cascade Road. This event featured a debate between Alisha Thomas Morgan and Valarie Wilson the democratic candidates for State School Superintendent. […]

WAOK-AM–06/29/2014

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Too Much Truth Exclusive: Justice For Baby Bou Bou

This is a News and Talk 1380 WAOK exclusive, heard first here on “Too Much Truth” with Derrick Boazman. Prayers and support are still needed for 20 month old Bounkham Phonesavanh, also known as “Baby […]

WAOK-AM–06/28/2014

Black Business

Do You Support Black Businesses?

Today on Real Talk with Rashad Richey we discussed the support of black businesses and if we, as African-Americans, should feel an obligation to support them. We brought on guests, Kevin Brewer, President of KMG […]

WAOK-AM–06/26/2014

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Update On Baby Bou Bou Injured In Swat Raid

  Atlanta (WAOK)-  Nineteen month old Bounkham Phonesavanh who was critically injured in May when a flash grenade exploded in his play pen has been transferred to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite to begin rehabilitation. […]

WAOK-AM–06/26/2014