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New Alabama Law Stops ‘Smurfing’ Process For Meth

A new law has taken effect that’s aimed at making it tougher for people to obtain a key ingredient needed to produce the illegal drug methamphetamine.

10/03/2012

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No More Waiting List For HIV/AIDS Drugs

ATLANTA (AP) — Low-income and uninsured Georgians who need assistance getting drugs to treat HIV and AIDS no longer need to wait on a list for help. The state has eliminated its waiting list two […]

WAOK-AM–08/26/2012

Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrates after winning gold in the Men's 200m Final on Day 13 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on Aug. 9, 2012 in London, England. (credit: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Usain Bolt: ‘I Have No Respect’ For Carl Lewis

Usain Bolt took a momentary break from basking in his historic Olympic sprinting double to fiercely criticize Carl Lewis.

08/10/2012

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Dad Inspired After Son’s Death To Help Get Drugs Off The Street

It would have been easy for Lance Dyer to let his grief create a wall between him and the outside world.

08/05/2012

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Former Airport Worker Pleads Guilty In Drug Plot

A former Atlanta airport worker has pleaded guilty in a plot to smuggle drugs into the U.S.

07/31/2012

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Opinion: Big Cities’ People-in-Power Don’t Understand Crime And Murder

For America’s big cities: the people who are supposed to have, need to have, and claim to have all the answers simply don’t have a clue.

07/11/2012

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Police: College Student Built Bombs For Recreational Purposes

Celia Savage isn’t exactly a firecracker. Instead, she’s a bomb-builder.

06/01/2012

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Being Under The Influence

Tonight on Rob Redding News Review, Rob gives you an update on the Trayvon Martin case, as the news affiliates reveals that a small percentage of marijuana was found in Martin’s body. But what was […]

WAOK-AM–05/21/2012

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Too Much Truth Recap: Should Welfare Recipents Be Required To Take A Drug Test?

According to the AJC.com, Gov. Nathan Deal backed Georgia’s proposal to drug-test parents who seek welfare, pushing the state towards a legal confrontation with opponents over the new law’s fairness. Do you agree? Is this […]

WAOK-AM–04/17/2012

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Bobbi Kristina To Appear on Tyler Perry Show

ATLANTA (AJC)-The late Whitney Houston’s daughterBobbi Kristina will appear in some upcoming episodes of a Tyler Perry show,the New York Daily News reports. Citing unnamed sources, the paper reports that Houston’s sole heir is to appear in a recurring role […]

WAOK-AM–04/03/2012

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