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Students Standing Up For Teacher That Wants To Talk About Jesus In The Classroom

Students at a public high school outside Atlanta are rallying behind a teacher who says he’s standing up for his Christian beliefs and what he views as his right to talk about Jesus in the classroom.


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Strahan and Sapp Head NFL Hall of Fame Nominees

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Single-season sacks leader Michael Strahan and two players who tried to block him are among 15 modern-era finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Strahan, who had 22½ sacks in […]

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Georgia Woman’s Home Burns Down While Out Celebrating 73rd Birthday With Family

A Georgia woman got a heartbreaking surprise for her 73rd birthday — her home burned while she was away celebrating with family.


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Couple Arrested After Explosive Devices Found In Home

Police in Canton say they’ve arrested the occupants of a home where they say explosive devices were found.


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Man Charged With Fatal Shooting Of Girlfriend

A 21-year-old Canton man has been charged with fatally shooting his 19-year-old girlfriend.


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Courthouse Evacuated In Cherokee County After Bomb Threat

The Cherokee County courthouse was evacuated after a bomb threat was called into police.



Canton Hires New Police Chief Amid Morale & Unstable Reputation

CANTON –  (WAOK/AJC)  –   The City of Canton announced Monday it has a new police chief,   aimed at boosting morale and the department’s reputation,  which has been tainted since accusations that the department […]



Missing 7 Year Old Canton Girl Found Dead

ATLANTA (WAOK)- Investigators say they are working on several clues in the kidnapping, rape and murder of 7-year old Jorelys Rivera. Her body was discovered at the bottom of a dumpster, after it was taken […]