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Letterman's Greatest Musical Guests - Prince

Prince Shows in Atlanta Postponed

Fans of the mega star will have to regroup as they received the bad news while standing in line to pickup tickets for tonight’s shows.


Photo by Jean Ross CBS Radio

It’s Dogwood Festival Weekend

You know it is Spring when the Dogwood Festival happens. Get ready for art, food, music and fun.


US President Barack Obama signs a Memorandum of Disapproval regarding S.J. Res. 8, a joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval of the rule submitted by the National Labor Relations Board relating to representation case procedures, at the White House in Washington, DC, March 31, 2015. AFP PHOTO/JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Commutes Sentences Of Two Georgia Men

Two men in Georgia received a “Get out of Jail” free card today from President Barack Obama.


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.


File photo of a drone. (credit: Robert MacPherson/AFP/Getty Images)

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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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




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