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Jean Ross

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NAACP State President Says He Will Step Down

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP/WAOK) — The man who has led the Georgia NAACP for the past eight years says he plans to step aside this fall. The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports (http://bit.ly/11FAPBk ) Edward DuBose said Saturday he plans to [...]

WAOK-AM–06/23/2013

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Mayor Kasim Reed Reacts To Paula Deen Controversy

SAVANNAH, Ga. AP/WAOK)- Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed appeared on NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday as part of a panel to discuss the Edward Snowden national security case. When asked about the Paula Deen issue [...]

WAOK-AM–06/23/2013

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Explosion In Maintenance Shed at Hartsfield Jackson Airport

ATLANTA (AP) — Firefighters were called to Atlanta’s airport Tuesday morning after reports of an apparent explosion at a maintenance shed. Atlanta Fire Rescue spokeswoman Janet Ward says the incident briefly shut down power to [...]

WAOK-AM–06/11/2013

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Morris Brown Turns Down Bailout Offer

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) Trustees of Morris Brown College have turned down an offer of nearly $10 million in taxpayer money. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed had offered the money that would have [...]

WAOK-AM–06/10/2013

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Hundreds Show Up For SkyView Ferris Wheel Job Fair

ATLANTA  (WAOK)-Hundreds of people attended a job fair on Wednesday for Atlanta’s newest downtown attraction, the SkyView Ferris Wheel.  The job fair was held at the Omni Hotel. Organizers accepted applications for about 50 jobs. [...]

WAOK-AM–06/05/2013

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Pulte Builders Relocating To Atlanta

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. (AP) — PulteGroup is planning to move its corporate headquarters to Atlanta from suburban Detroit next year. The homebuilder said Friday that the relocation will put it closer to its customers and [...]

WAOK-AM–05/31/2013

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Police Make Arrest In Murder Of Cab Driver

AVONDALE ESTATES, Ga. (WAOK) — Police have made an arrest int he shooting death of a cab driver on Friday morning. According to the AJC, Cabbie Dedrick Darcelin was shot and killed at the Oak Creek [...]

WAOK-AM–05/31/2013

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Education Secretary Arne Duncan Visits Atlanta

ATLANTA (WAOK) — U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan came to Atlanta on Friday to visit William Boyd Elementary School and to address the annual meeting of the nation’s black mayors. Duncan says the Obama administration [...]

WAOK-AM–05/31/2013

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The Fight Over The New Falcon Stadium Is Back On

ATLANTA (APWAOK) — A watchdog group is launching an effort to place a ballot measure before Atlanta voters calling for the repeal of public financing for a new stadium for the Atlanta Falcons. William Perry [...]

WAOK-AM–05/30/2013

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[VIDEO] Police Step Up Patrols In East Atlanta And Grant Park

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) — Atlanta Police say they will assign extra patrols to an east Atlanta neighborhood after a string of violent crime there and in the nearby Grant Park area. Residents of East Atlanta Village [...]

WAOK-AM–05/29/2013

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