Jean Ross

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ST. PAUL, MN - JULY 07: Clarence D. Castile, uncle of Philando Castile, speaks outside the Governor's Mansion  following the police shooting death of a black man on July 7, 2016 in St. Paul, Minnesota. Philando Castile was shot and killed last night, July 6, 2016, by a police officer in Falcon Heights, MN. (Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)

Thousands Take To The Streets

Protesters spilled into the streets in several cities including Atlanta calling for a change in policing policies after the deaths of two black men.


Supported by a friend, a man weeps for victims of the mass shooting just a block from the scene in Orlando, Florida, on June 12, 2016. 
Fifty people died and another 53 were injured when a gunman opened fire and seized hostages at a gay nightclub in Florida, police said June 12, making it the worst mass shooting in US history. / AFP / Gregg NEWTON        (Photo credit should read GREGG NEWTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Police Investigate Mass Shooting At Orlando Nightclub

49 people are dead, and at least 53 have been injured.


LOUISVILLE, KY - JUNE 10: The hearse carrying Muhammad Ali drives along in the funeral procession motorcade on Grand Avenue in the front of Ali's childhood home on June 10, 2016 in Louisville, Kentucky. The funeral procession for Ali was traveling over 20 miles on a designated route throughout Louisville on the way to Cave Hill Cemetery.  The four-time world heavyweight boxing champion died on June 3 at age 74.  (Photo by Ty Wright/Getty Images)

Goodbye Champ. You Were My First

Muhammad Ali will forever be a part of history. A very personal part of history for me.


27th May 1963:  Supremely confident American boxer Cassius Clay holds up five fingers in a prediction of how many rounds it will take him to knock out British boxer Henry Cooper.  (Photo by Kent Gavin/Keystone/Getty Images)

The Greatest Of All Time Dead At 74

He won many fights in the ring but lost his fight with Parkinson’s disease. Muhammad Ali, the greatest boxer of all time has died at the age of 74.


After casting his ballot in early voting for the upcoming primary election, Congressman John Lewis exits the polling center. (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

John Lewis To Receive Liberty Medal For Civil Rights Work

Another honor for Congressman John Lewis for his dedication for civil rights.


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You Can Vote This Weekend!

You can vote now in the May 24 primary election. And this weekend you can vote on Saturday and even Sunday in some places.



Police Still Looking For Thieves Who Drove Off With A Houseful Of Furniture

How do you replace a houseful of furniture that was stolen right before your very eyes? A family from Douglas County must now answer that question.


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Early Voting Now Underway

Vote early and avoid lines, problems with voting machines and changing precinct locations. Early voting is underway now!


Storm damage in Northwest Atlanta. Photo by Danje Davis CBS Radio

Severe Storms Lead To Boil Water Advisory In Atlanta

City officials say make sure you continue to boil your water before you drink, cook or use it to brush your teeth.


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Close To 500,000 Pounds Of Water Collected For Flint Michigan

WAOK spent Saturday with several church and civic organizations. See how much water was donated in a community effort to help people in Flint Michigan.




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