Jean Ross

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ST. LOUIS - OCTOBER 02: PBS journalist and debate moderator Gwen Ifill looks at Democratic vice presidential candidate U.S. Senator Joe Biden (D-DE) during the vice presidential debate at the Field House of Washington University's Athletic Complex on October 2, 2008 in St. Louis, Missouri. The highly anticipated showdown between the two vice-presidential candidates will be their only debate before the election. (Photo by Don Emmert-Pool/Getty Images)

Journalist Gwen Ifill Dead at 61

She has been called by many the “journalist’s journalist.” Gwen Ifill of PBS has died.

WAOK-AM–11/14/2016

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Opportunity School District Amendment Fails

Voters on Tuesday voted against an amendment supported by the Governor to supposedly fix troubled schools.

WAOK-AM–11/09/2016

File photo of members of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People rallying for the Voting Rights Act. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

NAACP Reports Voter Intimidation At Georgia Polls

Election Day in Georgia causes concern among some people exercising their right to vote.

WAOK-AM–11/08/2016

Photo by Jean Ross, WAOK-AM

Find Out Where To Vote Early

If you need to find out where you can cast your vote early for the November 8th election read on.

WAOK-AM–10/27/2016

People remove tree limbs from a tree blocking access to the Frederick Hhn Bridge leading to Tybee Island in Savannah, Georgia, on October 8, 2016 after Hurricane Matthew hit the United States.
Thousands of US coastal residents who defied calls to evacuate were urged to hunker down in place as deadly Hurricane Matthew powered up the southeast coast threatening widespread damage and lethal flooding. / AFP / NICHOLAS KAMM        (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Suit Seeks Georgia Voter Deadline Extension Due To Hurricane

A federal lawsuit is seeking an emergency extension of the voter registration deadline in at least one Georgia county that suffered damage from Hurricane Matthew.

WAOK-AM–10/13/2016

(Credit: Sonia Murray/CBS Local)

Actor Tommy Ford Dead At 52

Fans knew him best as Tommy on “Martin.” “He used his stardom for good.”

WAOK-AM–10/12/2016

BATON ROUGE, LA - AUGUST 19:  Evacuees take advantage of the shelter setup in the The Baton Rouge River Center arena as the area deals with the record flooding that took place causing thousands of people to seek temporary shelters on August 19, 2016 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  Last week Louisiana was overwhelmed with flood water causing at least thirteen deaths and thousands of damaged homes.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Baton Rouge Flood Victims Need Your Help!

The flooding happened over a month ago but people in Baton Rouge need help now more than ever.

WAOK-AM–10/03/2016

Photo by Jean Ross CBS Radio

Georgia Voter Registration Process Violates The Law

The deadline to register to vote int he November election is October 11. Many people have found it harder to get registered. Now a lawsuit has been filed.

WAOK-AM–09/15/2016

Photo supplied by Jean Ross CBS Radio

September 11, 2001 Remembered

Where were you on September 11, 2001? That day changed my life for the better in a major way.

WAOK-AM–09/11/2016

photo by Jean Ross CBS Radio

ITT Tech Closes-ATC Comes To The Rescue

Atlanta Technical College says it will help some of the thousands of students stranded after ITT Tech closed abruptly on Tuesday.

WAOK-AM–09/07/2016

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