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Atlanta Woman Confronts Teen Violence

Today on Real Talk with Rashad Richey, our special guest was Jewel Chandler the founder of the Teens Against Gun Violence Conference, which is set to take place on July 26th at the Apex Museum […]

WAOK-AM–07/09/2014

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TSA Finds 2 Guns In Atlanta Airport Screenings

The Transportation Security Administration says its screeners found loaded guns in carry-on bags of two passengers trying to board flights at Atlanta’s airport — the first time the agency has detected firearms at the airport since Georgia’s new law relaxing carrying restrictions took effect last week.

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Broken Promises Leave Fulton County Families in the Street

Today on Real Talk with Rashad Richey, our special guests were Natasha Jones, D’Angela Curate, and Tim Franzen the organizer for Occupy Our Homes Atlanta. Natasha Jones and D’Angela Curate were a part of a […]

WAOK-AM–07/08/2014

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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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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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