Jean Ross

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FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - JANUARY 06: Police assist people seeking cover outside of Terminal 2 at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International airport after a shooting took place near the baggage claim on January 6, 2017 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Officials are reporting that five people wear killed and eight wounded in an attack from a single gunman.   (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Multiple People Dead After Shooting At Ft Lauderdale Airport

Chaos breaks out at the Ft. Lauderdale airport today after shots were fired. Police have one person in custody.


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Top News and Sports Stories Of 2016

Here are some of the top stories in news and sports from 2016. Did these make your list?


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White House Holiday Party-How I Got Invited

My opportunity to visit the White House for one of the last holiday parties of the Obama administration is a night I will not soon forget.


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.


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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.


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.


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.


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.


(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.”


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.



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