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Local Vet Gets Congressional Medal Of Honor

VILLA RICA, GA (CBS ATL/WAOK) An 88-year-old war hero will be honored in Washington this month. Villa Rica resident and World War II veteran, James Pack, was one of the first African-Americas admitted to the U.S. […]

WAOK-AM–06/18/2012

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Diana Ross, Glen Campbell Honored For Grammy Lifetime Achievement Awards

The Allman Brothers, Glen Campbell and Diana Ross were among the recipients named Friday of The Recording Academy’s Lifetime Achievement Awards.

12/21/2011

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Lena Horne Remembered At 83rd Academy Awards

Oscar winner Halle Berry paid tribute to a true Hollywood legend during the 83rd Academy Awards. Halle Berry broke the racial divide when she won an Academy Award for “Best Actress” in 2001. Sunday, she […]

WAOK-AM–02/28/2011

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Rev. Joseph Lowery Given “Man Of The Century” Award

Thursday night the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus, held its 34th annual Heritage Dinner. The GLBC honored Reverend Joseph E. Lowery with the “Man of the Century Award”. During the night many spoke about their experiences […]

WAOK-AM–02/18/2011