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Splost On Ballot In Cobb & Gwinnett

ATLANTA (WAOK)- Municipal elections will be held today in almost all municipalities in Georgia. In Cobb and Gwinnett Counties, residents will be voting on SPLOST. SPLOST, short for Special Purpose Local Options Sales Tax, is a tax […]

WAOK-AM–11/05/2013

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Barrow Has $1M Ready For 2014 Re-Election Fight

With the midterm elections a year away, U.S. Rep. John Barrow has $1 million stashed away to defend his seat during a 2014 campaign in which the east Georgia Democrat is expected to be a top target of Republicans.

11/02/2013

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Senator Fort Concerned About Software Issue Causing Problems For Voters

Atlanta (WAOK) — State Senator Vincent Fort says he is very concerned about irregularities with voter registration forms in Fulton County. Fulton County election officials say  a new web-based system has caused hundreds of people within the […]

WAOK-AM–10/29/2013

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Early Voting Is Underway

Atlanta (WAOK)- Election Day will be here in just a few weeks.  For residents of Fulton County, Atlanta, DeKalb, Cobb and Gwinnett Counties this election will see several opportunities to change your representation. You will […]

WAOK-AM–10/14/2013

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Mayor Kasim Reed Atlanta’s Top Fundraiser

Atlanta (WAOK/AJC)– With money being a major indication into who will be elected as Mayor of Atlanta, current Mayor Kasim Reed seems primed for re-election. Municipal elections are less than a month away, and Reed […]

WAOK-AM–10/09/2013

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NAACP State President Says He Will Step Down

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP/WAOK) — The man who has led the Georgia NAACP for the past eight years says he plans to step aside this fall. The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports (http://bit.ly/11FAPBk ) Edward DuBose said Saturday he plans to […]

WAOK-AM–06/23/2013

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Power Talk: The Black Agenda…

On Power Talk with Lorraine Jacques White we talked about “The Black Agenda”, and what African-Americans want to see from President Obama this term. Many leaders have been forcing President Obama to have a better […]

WAOK-AM–11/28/2012

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Guess Who Is Coming To ….LUNCH!

On Thursday, Governor Romney will have a private lunch at the White House with President Obama in the Private Dining Room.  It will be the first opportunity they have had to visit since the election.  […]

WAOK-AM–11/28/2012

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Power Talk Exclusive: What Is Behind the Cornel West Attack On Obama?

On Power Talk with Lorraine Jacques-White we had our daily dose of Obama talk!!  President Obama has been the subject of many African-American Leaders conversation lately, and some of them have not been happy with […]

WAOK-AM–11/20/2012

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Power Talk:Congress Woman Maxine Waters Says “Get Over It, And Move On”!

On Power Talk with Lorraine Jacques-White we talked to Congresswoman Maxine Waters.  She called in t o share her outlook on the current state of politics in America.  The congresswoman touched on issues regard the […]

WAOK-AM–11/16/2012

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