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Former Sheriff Victor Hill Elected To Another Term

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Former Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill awoke this morning with an opportunity to be sheriff once again. Hill won Tuesday’s runoff election beating current Sheriff Kem Kimbrough by almost  two thousand votes.  The Clayton […]

WAOK-AM–08/22/2012

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Sheriffs Victor Hill And Kem Kimbrough Square Off One Day Before The Runoff Election

ATLANTA (WAOK)-At times the exchange between the two sheriffs was downright comical, at other times confusing. Both former Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill and current Sheriff Kem Kimbrough used the chance to talk to voters […]

WAOK-AM–08/20/2012

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The Final Say Before Election Day

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Of all of the races still undecided from the primary election, the fight to be Clayton County’s next Sheriff is the most talked about campaign. Former Sheriff Victor Hill faces current Sheriff Kem Kimbrough […]

WAOK-AM–08/17/2012

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Georgia Reacts To Romney Running Mate

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Georgia Republicans are congratulating Governor Mitt Romney on his choice of Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan as his vice presidential running mate. U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga.: “I congratulate Gov. Romney for making a thoughtful […]

WAOK-AM–08/11/2012

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Secretary Of State Investigates Fulton County Election Results

ATLANTA (WAOK/AJC)Fulton County certified its election results from the July 31 primary, but it still missed the state’s deadline to avoid potential fines. Now the Georgia Secretary of State’s office says it will investigate. According […]

WAOK-AM–08/07/2012

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Last Ditch Effort to Argue T-SPLOST

ATLANTA(WAOK)-Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and State Senator Vincent Fort squared off in a debate that lasted one hour and fifteen minutes this morning on the Frank and Wanda show on our sister station V-103-FM. It […]

WAOK-AM–07/31/2012

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Atlanta Mayor And DeKalb NAACP Head Square Off (Sort Of) Over T-SPLOST

ATLANTA (WAOK)- If nothing else gets voters to the polls on July 31st, the transportation special purchase local options sales tax (T-SPLOST) ought to. Officials on both sides of the issue are ramping up their […]

WAOK-AM–07/25/2012

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T-Splost Vote Final Countdown Underway

ATLANTA (WAOK/WXIA)- Over the next week, the rhetoric for and against the transportation tax referendum will kick into high gear as both sides in the debate inch their way closer to the finish line. The […]

WAOK-AM–07/24/2012

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Rep. Alicia Thomas Morgan Opponent Ruled Ineligible

ATLANTA (AP) — Secretary of State Brian Kemp has ruled that two candidates for Georgia’s General Assembly are ineligible for the ballot. Kemp’s office announced Monday that Anne Taylor, a Democrat from Mableton, does not […]

WAOK-AM–07/24/2012

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Governor Deal Decides To End Tolls On Ga. 400

ATLANTA (AP/WXIA/WAOK) — Gov. Nathan Deal has announced the end of tolls on Georgia Highway 400 by the end of next year. The governor  tied the announcement to the metro Atlanta area’s upcoming transportation tax […]

WAOK-AM–07/19/2012

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