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Hawks Send Out Open Letter To Fans And City Of Atlanta

The Atlanta Hawks have wrapped up a week of turmoil by sending out an open letter to the team, their fans and to the City of Atlanta. The letter went out to their email distribution […]

92.9 The Game–09/13/2014

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Roland Martin: One E-Mail Costs An Owner His Franchise, But Was It Racist?

Over the weekend, all the attention in the sports world was focused on football, both professionally & collegiate. But, the spotlight has quickly shifted to an incident that occurred in 2012 that has since sparked […]

WAOK-AM–09/08/2014

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Coca-Cola Super Bowl Ad Stirs Controversy With Multilingual Singing Of ‘America The Beautiful’

This year, a Coca-Cola ad landed in the proverbial hot seat, but not for being lewd – it showed Americans of different races and ethnicities singing “America, the Beautiful” in a variety of different languages. After it aired, many took to various social networking sites to express their outrage at the song being performed in any language other than English.

02/03/2014

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Wal-Mart Ends Relationship With Paula Deen

Paula Deen lost another chunk of her empire on Wednesday.

06/26/2013

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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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Tebow Cancels Talk at Controversial Dallas Church

DALLAS (AP) — New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow has backed out of an appearance at a Baptist mega church in Dallas run by a pastor who has created controversy with his remarks about gays […]

02/21/2013

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Chick-fil-A Makes Another Statement On Controversy

Chick-fil-A is once again in the public relations fryer.

09/21/2012

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Probe Clears Ousted SCLC Members

ATLANTA (AP)-Prosecutors in Georgia have found no proof that two ousted board members of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference stole more than $560,000 from the landmark civil rights organization, according to a draft report. The […]

WAOK-AM–11/21/2011

Rob Redding: Rihanna- Risque Rebel or just Ridiculous?

Lately, Rihanna seems hellbent on flat out wowing audiences. Is she doing these things because she is obsessed  with attention or because she really wants to? Has it been done before? Well, with artists like […]

WAOK-AM–02/22/2011

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