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Gov. Deal signs HB 1 which permits the use of medical cannabis oil to treat certain conditions. Among those looking on are State Rep Gloria Fraizer (far left) State Rep Allen Peake (yellow tie) and State Rep Patty Bentley (far right) (Photo courtesy of Andrea Briscoe/ Office of Governor Nathan Deal)

Wait Is Over For Georgians Suffering Pain: Medical Marijuana Bill Signed Into Law

“For the families enduring separation and patients suffering pain, the wait is finally over,” said Governor Nathan Deal. Today, Governor Deal signed House Bill 1 into law. It allows the use of medical cannabis oil […]

WAOK-AM–04/16/2015

Participants in the 2015 Sickle Cell Foundation Race and Walk in East Point, Ga (Photo courtesy of the Sickle Cell Foundation of Georgia)

Sickle Cell Patients Excited As Medical Marijuana Bill Is About To Become Law In Georgia

Patients with Sickle Cell Disease will be among those covered when Georgia’s medical marijuana bill becomes law. Governor Nathan Deal’s office says that he will sign the bill tomorrow. It would allow patients with sickle […]

WAOK-AM–04/15/2015

Photo: Courtesy of Mike Moore

Gas Prices Continue To Rise

GWINNETT COUNTY, GA (WAOK)- Gwinnett drivers are beginning to feel a little pain at the pump. If you have filled up lately, you probably noticed the cost continues to climb from recent lows. Gas prices […]

WAOK-AM–02/24/2015

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King Center: How Did MLK Become Martin?

His birth name was not “Martin”. Isaac Newton Farris Jr., nephew of the late civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., tells students how his uncle “ML” came to be named “Martin Luther King […]

WAOK-AM–01/14/2015

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CBS Radio Atlanta Receives 2014 NAACP Partnership Award

CBS Radio Atlanta (WVEE-WZGC-WAOK) is the recipient of the Atlanta NAACP’s Partner of the Year Award. The honor was bestowed during the organization’s annual Jondelle Johnson Freedom Fund Dinner that was held on Saturday, September […]

WAOK-AM–09/21/2014

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Atlanta NAACP Holds 2014 Jondelle Johnson Freedom Fund Dinner

The Atlanta branch of the NAACP held its 2014 Jondelle Johnson Freedom Fund Dinner on Saturday, September 20, at the Georgia World Congress Center in downtown Atlanta. Mrs. America 2014, Austen Williams, served as Host […]

09/21/2014

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Wes Durham Joins The Morning Show To Discuss The Partnership With The Atlanta Falcons

92-9 The Game is your OFFICIAL new FM home of the Atlanta Falcons! We’ll be airing the remaining preseason games and all regular season games for the 2014-2015 season. Wes Durham, voice of the Atlanta […]

92.9 The Game–08/21/2014

Leon Douglas courtesy of The SIAC/Miles College

ICYMI: Miles’ Leon Douglas Explains Why He Left Tuskegee

On the 8-1-14 edition of the HBCU Report we were joined by Leon Douglas head basketball coach of the Miles College Golden Bears. Prior to joining Miles, Douglas led Tuskegee to the 2010 & 2014 […]

WAOK-AM–08/06/2014

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ICYMI: Kellen Winslow, Sr Talks FAMU Athletics

On the 4-18-14 edition of the HBCU Report we were joined by FAMU’s Kellen Winslow, Sr. Winslow replaces interim athletic director Michael Smith, who was on the job for 10 months. Smith had replaced Derek […]

WAOK-AM–04/21/2014

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ICYMI: Curtis Symonds Talks HBCUX Network

On the 4-4-14 edition of the HBCU Report we were joined by Curtis Symonds, President & CEO of the HBCUX Network prior to the April 7th official rollout. The HBCUX Network is a 24/7, 365, […]

WAOK-AM–04/07/2014

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