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With memories of thousands of vehicles gridlocked for hours on icy metro Atlanta highways fresh in their minds, officials north Georgia prepared Monday for another round of winter weather, with the governor declaring a state of emergency for 14 counties.  (credit: Daniel Shirey/Getty Images)

Gov. Deal Outlines Severe Weather Response Plans

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has outlined an action plan to address future severe weather events based on an internal review he ordered after Georgia was caught unprepared for a winter storm in late January.

03/04/2014

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Ga. Woman Killed By Train Honored On Oscar Night

A 27-year-old camera assistant killed by a train during a movie shoot in southeast Georgia was remembered by her colleagues on Oscar night.

03/03/2014

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Ga. Coalition Pushing To End Capital Punishment

A group of religious leaders, human rights activists and others are planning to call for Georgia lawmakers to end capital punishment in the state.

03/03/2014

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Remembering Trayvon Martin, In Atlanta

Two years ago today, unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was fatally shot in a Florida gated community – and this evening in Atlanta an examination of gun control, what children can do to protect themselves and […]

WAOK-AM–02/26/2014

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Representative Ron Mayo Discusses House Bill 1040 with Rashad Richey

Today on Real Talk with Rashad Richey our special guest was Representative Ron Mayo. Representative Mayo stopped by to discuss House Bill 1040 which aims to give residency eligibility to teenagers in the juvenile justice […]

WAOK-AM–02/26/2014

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Buckhead Protest Of Justin Bieber Turns Out To Be Radio Station Hoax

What looked like a failed protest this morning was actually a success – for the local radio station that staged the hoax. According to Rock 100.5′s The Regular Guys, some 45,000 news stories were generated […]

02/24/2014

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Buckhead Residents Protesting Justin Bieber’s Possible Move To Neighborhood

Apparently the same Atlanta-area neighborhood Justin Bieber is reportedly interested in moving to has caught wind of his supposed antics in his Los Angeles-area neighborhood – and they are protesting the pop superstar. According to […]

WAOK-AM–02/23/2014

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“Real Talk With Rashad Richey” says House Republicans can carry THESE!

On February 18, 2014, 116 GA House Republicans and 3 conservative GA House Democrats passed House Bill 875 which would allow additional access for gun owners with a carry permit to bring their weapons virtually […]

WAOK-AM–02/20/2014

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Attend The Youth Peace Party

Middle and High School Students are invited to attend a peace party sponsored by the Fulton County Office of Children & Youth, Music Education Group, the King Center and numerous community partners.  “PEACE PARTY ATL” […]

WAOK-AM–02/20/2014

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Senator Horacena Tate Gets Real with Rashad Richey

Today with Keeping It Real with Rashad Richey our special guest was Senator Horacena Tate. Senator Tate stopped by to inform the WAOK community on Senate Bill 350. Senate Bill 350 is a foster care […]

WAOK-AM–02/20/2014