Jean Ross

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Dr Valerie Montgomery Rice, President of Morehouse School of Medicine. Photo taken by Jean Ross CBS Radio

WAOK Presents 2016 Women Of Vision

March is Women’s History Month. WAOK is honoring ten dynamic women who have made history this month with the “Women of Vision” series.

WAOK-AM–03/04/2016

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Augusta Bans Drones Over Crowds Year-round

Thinking about buying a drone? You won’t be able to fly it over any major event in Augusta Georgia.

WAOK-AM–03/02/2016

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Why Babies Should Always Sleep In Their Crib

Did you know at least three babies per week die in Georgia from sleeping with parents or caretakers? Listen to Atlanta Up Close to find out more.

WAOK-AM–02/18/2016

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Weather Channel Meteorologist Killed In Parking Garage Crash

The Fulton County Medical Examiners Office has ruled the death of a Weather Channel Meteorologist a suicide.

WAOK-AM–01/27/2016

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Former Georgia Lawmaker Told To Report To Prison Next Month

Atlanta civil rights activist Tyrone Brooks has been told to report to federal prison to serve his sentence on fraud charges.

WAOK-AM–01/27/2016

Photo from Jean Ross WAOK-AM

Georgia Senate Panel Backs Betting On Horse Races

If you think Georgia should have horse racing you will be interested in what happened today under the Gold Dome.

WAOK-AM–01/27/2016

ARLINGTON, TX - JANUARY 12:  (L-R) John Tiegen, Mark Geist, and Kris Paronto attend the Dallas Premiere of the Paramount Pictures film ’13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi’ at the AT&T Dallas Cowboys Stadium on January 12, 2016 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Peter Larsen/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures)

Rashad Richey Interviews Benghazi Soldiers

Rashad Richey speaks with three of the six elite soldiers that were involved in the Benghazi attacks and the inspiration behind the new film 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

WAOK-AM–01/15/2016

Photo credit: Ryan Cameron CBS Radio

Hartsfield Jackson International Airport Breaks A New Record

Hartsfield Jackson International Airport, already known as the world’s busiest airport, has another reason to be proud today.

WAOK-AM–12/27/2015

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WAOK FAMILY Network Mixer-POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER

DUE TO CONCERNS OVER SEVERE STORMS IN THE ATLANTA AREA TODAY THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. CHECK BACK FOR RESCHEDULED DATE.  

WAOK-AM–07/02/2015

Photo by Rashad Richey CBS Radio

Gang Members March In Solidarity

Members of five rival gangs met on a street in Atlanta on Sunday to show solidarity and unity in solving the areas problems.  Members of the Bloods, Crips, Gangster Disciples, P-Stones and the Vice Lords joined […]

WAOK-AM–06/28/2015

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