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Mayor Reed Unveils New Streetcar

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, A.J. Robinson, President of the Central Atlanta Progress,  Keith Parker, CEO of MARTA and Yvette Taylor, Regional Administrator of the Federal Transit Administration will be among the first to take a ride on […]

WAOK-AM–12/29/2014

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Top Ten Stories Of 2014

The disappearance of a plane carrying hundreds, the fall of an iconic comedian, and the rise of a brutal terror group are just some of the biggest news stories of the year. Here are CBS Local’s top ten news stories of 2014.

WAOK-AM–12/29/2014

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Camille Defends Bill

Today on Real Talk with Rashad Richey, we discussed the wife of Bill Cosby, Camille, breaking her silence amid allegations that her husband drugged and sexually assaulted over twenty women. All of the accusers did […]

WAOK-AM–12/16/2014

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Atlanta Braves Surprise Stanton Students With Bikes

Twenty-eight deserving fifth-grade students from Atlanta Public Schools’ D.H. Stanton Elementary School were surprised with brand new bikes and helmets during a holiday party sponsored by the Atlanta Braves and Academy Sports and Outdoors. According […]

WAOK-AM–12/15/2014

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Arrest Made In Killings Of Two Homeless People, 3rd Person

Aeman Lovel Presley, 34, has been charged with murder in the shooting deaths of two homeless men in downtown Atlanta in late November.

12/12/2014

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Pastor Warnock: “We Can’t Expect The Police To Police The Police” As Ebenezer Continues Community Forum

When I sat down on Sunday, December 7, 2014, with Doctor Raphael Warnock, Senior Pastor of the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, he had just minutes earlier finished the second of two First Sunday services titled […]

WAOK-AM–12/07/2014

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[VIDEO] Cong Johnson Says A Poem For Eric Garner Because “I’m A Black Man”

Georgia Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-4th) says “I’m a black man and I see black males being the victims of extra judicial killings that go unaccounted for. There’s no accountability.” Representative Johnson says there seem to […]

WAOK-AM–12/05/2014

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Find Cheap Gas In Atlanta

The price we’re paying at the gas pump continues falling to near historic lows. According to GasBuddy.com’s Gregg Laskosky, in metro Atlanta the lowest price for a gallon of regular is at a Marathon station […]

12/05/2014

Farewell to Eric Garner dies after police intervention in New York

Two Weeks, Two Non-Indictments

In two separate weeks, two grand juries have returned with a non-indictments of two officers, in their respective cases of killing unarmed black men. Yesterday a New York grand jury, returned a non-indictment of Daniel […]

WAOK-AM–12/05/2014

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A Change of Narrative

More than a week as passed since a Ferguson, Mo grand jury, handed down a non-indictment of Darren Wilson, for the murder of Michael Brown. Now it appears that the narrative has changed in the […]

WAOK-AM–12/04/2014

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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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