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See Atlanta Preparing For Ferguson Protests

Janice Mathis with Rainbow Push Coalition says she’s never seen anything like it, nothing so deliberate and focused on a particular incident that was about to happen. According to Mathis, “I’ve seen meetings sort of […]

WAOK-AM–11/21/2014

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Former Georgia Governor Credited With Desegregating The Capitol

The 74th Governor of Georgia is gone. A hearse carried former Governor Carl Sanders on his final trip to the Georgia Capitol Wednesday morning. State workers, along with honor guards from the Army National Guard […]

WAOK-AM–11/21/2014

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Man Claims Armed Investigators Mistook His Okra Garden For Marijuana Plants

A homeowner is upset after investigators mistook a garden full of okra for marijuana plants.

10/03/2014

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Georgia State Patrol On The Lookout For Drunk Drivers

The Georgia State Patrol promises to ramp up New Year’s Eve patrols on the lookout for drunk drivers, and authorities are encouraging residents to plan ahead and avoid the dangers of impaired driving.

12/27/2013

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Budenholzer Responds To DUI Charges – Under Legal Limit

UPDATE: (08/29/13 at 11:30 a.m.) Atlanta, Georgia – Last night, Atlanta Hawks head basketball coach Michael Budenholzer was stopped by a Georgia State Patrol DUI Task Force officer for a broken taillight.  He was stopped […]

92.9 The Game–08/29/2013

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Fire Crews Monitor Valdosta Chemical Plant Blast

Authorities in south Georgia say fire crews were continuing to monitor the scene of a chemical explosion that rocked an industrial complex, injuring three people.

08/15/2013

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14-Year-Old Boy Dies After Getting Hit By Cop Car

Authorities say a 14-year-old boy who was struck by a Henry County patrol car has died in an Atlanta area hospital.

04/29/2013

A police officer uses a pen light to check the eyes of a driver as he conducts a field sobriety test at a DUI traffic checkpoint. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

State Patrol: 6 Killed, More Than 300 DUI Arrests During New Year’s Period

The Georgia State Patrol says six people were killed in traffic crashes during the New Year’s holiday travel period, which began at 6 p.m. Friday at 6 p.m. and ended at midnight Tuesday.

01/02/2013

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