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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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Welfare Recipients A Step Closer To Drug Testing

ATLANTA (AP) – The Senate has approved the House version of a measure that would require recipients of welfare benefits to submit to drug testing. The bill passed 36-15 in the Senate with amendments. The […]

WAOK-AM–03/28/2012

Efrain, an intravenous drug user, loads a box of hypodermic needles into a bag as he collected the needles and other injecting supplies at a mobile outreach site run by the Chicago Recovery Alliance on May 10, 2006 in Cicero, Ill. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Study Finds HIV Rate Down In Needle-Drug Users

There’s some good news from the AIDS front: Fewer needle drug users are testing positive for HIV.

03/01/2012

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Free Agent Arrested In Atlanta

ATLANTA (AP)-Free agent linebacker Leroy Hill was arrested by police in Atlanta for possession of less than an ounce of marijuana. According to a statement from Atlanta police on Monday, Hill was arrested early Saturday […]

WAOK-AM–02/27/2012

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