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Judge Penny Brown Reynolds: Race in America

Today’s show focused on Race in America.  Judge Penny Reynolds spoke on the Twenty Year Anniversary of the OJ Simpson trial, race in politics, President Obama’s speech on Race,  Black on Black in Politics, Racial […]

WAOK-AM–06/18/2014

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FAMU Hazing Trial Pushed To September

The trial of five defendants in the hazing murder of FAMU drum major Robert Champion of Decatur, Ga. has been pushed back to September. At a hearing Monday, Judge Renee Roche agreed to push the […]

WAOK-AM–06/17/2014

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Student ‘Teacher Hugger’ Graduates From High School

After a year of suspension for hugging a teacher last year, a former Duluth High School student graduated high school. Sam McNair, 18, was suspended for a year after hugging a teacher. His story made […]

WAOK-AM–06/10/2014

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Two Dozen Students Suspended After Principal Reportedly Claims They Made ‘Terroristic Threats’ On Facebook

Nearly two-dozen middle school students were suspended for a Facebook post that the principal reportedly thought was a “threat” to the school.

06/06/2014

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Norovirus Affects Millions

According to recent government reports, nearly 20 million people get sick every year from contracting the norovirus. The report shows that the outbreaks mainly start with a food worker already infected with the virus who […]

WAOK-AM–06/04/2014

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APS Hires 10 New Principals

The hiring of 10 new principals was approved by The Board of Atlanta Public Schools on Monday. The new principals will begin their new positions starting July 1. The new principals are as follows: -Gideons […]

WAOK-AM–06/03/2014

Emergency Services Attend Major Road Accident In Kent

Do You Have A Teen Going To The Prom?

On today’s show, we will focus on Distracted Driving and the AAA Promise. If you are as committed to keeping your teen driver safe as the AutoNsider, you don’t want to miss today’s show. Tune […]

WAOK-AM–04/26/2014

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High School Accused Of Turning Away Mexican-Born Teen For Enrollment

Lawyers with the Southern Poverty Law Center accused a north Alabama school system of wrongly turning away a Mexican-born teen for enrollment, causing him to miss almost a semester of school.

04/09/2014

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DeKalb County Teachers Contract Has Liquidation Clause

(Atlanta) — Some DeKalb County school teachers are outraged by their employment contracts for next year. DeKalb County teachers have to sign their contracts by Thursday to remain in the classroom next year – but […]

WAOK-AM–04/03/2014

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Attorneys For Former APS Superintendent Seek Trial Postponement

Atlanta (WAOK)-Attorneys representing former Atlanta Public School Superintendent Dr. Beverly Hall have asked Judge Jerry Baxter to postpone the beginning of her trial on cheating and racketeering charges while she receives treatment for cancer. Dr. […]

WAOK-AM–04/01/2014