Jean Ross

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Gov. Deal Opposes Medical Marijuana Cultivation In Georgia

Legalizing the cultivation of medical marijuana in Georgia is still an uphill battle without the support of Governor Nathan Deal.


Schools Close For A Second Day Because of Frigid, Icy Weather

Area school students will enjoy a second day out of class because of icy weather.


Freezing Weather Forces Schools To Close On Wednesday In Metro Atlanta

Students in the Atlanta Metro area get another day out of school after a layer of snow causes travel concerns. Here is the list of metro area school systems and government offices that are closed on Wednesday.


NEW DATE To Help Keep Atlanta’s Homeless Warm

Can you provide a blanket or coat to help someone who may be homeless in the winter? Join us to help others.


Protests Against Trump Expected At Football Championship Game On Monday

Football fans may be mixing with protesters Monday at the NCAA College Football Playoff National Championship Game in downtown Atlanta.


We Remember 2017: The Total Solar Eclipse

In some areas people experienced “totality” and were treated to a phenomenon that wont be seen again in the U.S. for several years.


Atlanta’s Hartsfield Jackson Airport Shut Down After Power Outage

Thousands of airline travelers are stranded because of a power outage at Hartsfield Jackson International Airport.


There Is Still Time To Donate To WAOK Toy Drive

Can you help WAOK and the Music Education Group provide a happy holiday for some of Atlantas children?


Atlanta’s Mayor-Elect Is Keisha Lance Bottoms

After a hard fought run off election the results show that Black Girl Magic was the winner in the race for Atlanta’s next Mayor.


Top Races End In Run Offs In Atlanta

As expected, several candidates will face a runoff with their closest opponent in December.



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