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Problems Loom for Meal Programs Amidst Government Shutdown

ATLANTA (WAOK/AJC) — After losing upwards of 15% of their funding due to across-the-board federal spending cuts that occurred earlier this year, the Gainesville-Hall Community Service Center, which provides daily lunches to Meals on Wheels […]

WAOK-AM–10/08/2013

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Ga. Cutting Funding For Farming Visa Workers

After passing a law to crack down on illegal immigration, Georgia may eliminate a program meant to help farmers navigate the complicated process of getting visas for foreign laborers.

01/23/2013

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Power Talk: Senator Vincent Fort Reveals The Truth About The Charter School Vote

On Power Talk with Lorraine Jacques-White we talked about the ongoing Charter School debate.  There has been a drawn out fight over the issue of Charter Schools, and the funding the will receive.  Our special […]

WAOK-AM–10/03/2012

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19.2 Million Coming From Federal Government For Schools

Atlanta (WAOK/AJC)-U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan offered some welcomed news for Georgia students Thursday. The state will receive $19.2 million to help the persistently lowest performing schools. The financial injection is part of the U.S. Department of […]

WAOK-AM–03/16/2012

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The Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure Foundation Cuts Grants To Planned Parenthood For Its Breast-Cancer Program

Talk show host, Alison Slade was the special guest on Rob Redding News Review as Rob took a break to go on his book tour. Today, she hit on the debate between Planned Parent Hood […]

WAOK-AM–02/02/2012

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Governor Deal Hopeful for Port Funds

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Governor Nathan Deal says a trip to Washington has left him hopeful that Georgia can still secure federal funding this year to start deepening the Port of Savannah’s shipping channel in […]

WAOK-AM–06/02/2011

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Funding Decrease Could Mean Job Cuts At Grady

Grady Memorial Hospital will make a few cuts in the future due to a decrease in government funding. Last year Grady received 88 million dollars in funding for poor and uninsured persons being treated at […]

WAOK-AM–02/14/2011

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