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Keepin’ It Real with Al Sharpton: Happy Veterans Day!

On today’s show, Reverend Al Sharpton honors the many veterans who have served in the United States Armed Forces. He points out the fact that their are many people who fought for our country over […]

WAOK-AM–11/11/2014

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Rashad Richey Asks: Bowe Bergdahl – Deserter Or Hero?

Last week the Obama administration announced the negotiated release of American P.O.W., Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl – and it has come with harsh criticisms. The US “swapped” five Taliban P.O.W.s from Guantanamo Bay to make this […]

WAOK-AM–06/03/2014

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Rashad Richey Asks: What Are We Doing Here?

WHAT ARE WE DOING HERE? As tensions increase with the Russia / Ukraine saga we find ourselves in the midst of a diplomatic and possible military quandry. Russia is promising not to invade Ukraine, but […]

WAOK-AM–03/27/2014

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Military Dad Surprises Son On Football Field In Game, Wearing Opponents Uni

By Rob Hamilton / 92-9 The Game / CBS Atlanta You’ve seen these military reunions, all kinds of them, from Dads walking into school classrooms, to Dads or Moms running out onto a sports field […]

92.9 The Game–12/27/2013

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Mo Ivory: Update On Syria – In Plain English

It seems we have a deal on the table. President Barack Obama spoke to Americans Tuesday night to explain the crisis in Syria, address the concerns many Americans have about getting involved in another war […]

WAOK-AM–09/11/2013

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Mo Ivory: The Crisis In Syria – In Plain English!

If you are having a hard time understanding exactly what is going on in Syria, where Syria is or why it is important to us here in the United States, you are not alone. Most […]

WAOK-AM–09/09/2013

The survey also found that between 42 percent and 60 percent of lethal violence occurs with a firearm, and that civilians hold about three-quarters of the approximately 875 million weapons worldwide. ( JAY DIRECTO/AFP/Getty Images)

Global Survey: Civilians Hold 3/4 Of Total Worldwide Weapons

The vast majority of people who die from armed violence each year are killed outside of wars and other conflicts, a global survey of firearms revealed Tuesday.

07/02/2013

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6 Ga. Based Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan

ATLANTA (AP) — A Fort Stewart spokesman says six soldiers based at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield have died this week in Afghanistan. Defense Department officials said Wednesday that 26-year-old Staff Sgt. Rex L. […]

03/14/2013

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Ft Stewart Soldiers Coming Home For Holidays

FORT STEWART, Ga. (AP) — Christmas is here early for 200 Fort Stewart soldiers who have just come home from Afghanistan. Several of the Georgia-based troops had surprises waiting for them as they reunited with […]

WAOK-AM–12/04/2012

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Soldiers In Obama Plot Face Death Penalty

LUDOWICI, Ga. (AP/WAOK) — A prosecutor says he will seek the death penalty against the three Georgia-based Army soldiers accused of killing two people to protect an anti-government militia. District Attorney Tom Durden announced in […]

WAOK-AM–08/30/2012

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