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What the Government Shutdown Means for Georgains

On PowerTalk with Mrs. Lorraine Jacques-White Federal workers in Atlanta to be furloughed. The government shutdown could possibly affect as many as 2,000 members of the Georgia National Guard. Many of the 15,000 members are […]

WAOK-AM–10/01/2013

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Conflict Over Gun Rights Exposes Political Gap

ATLANTA (AP) — A push to expand gun owners’ rights in Georgia has exposed a political gap between the long-powerful National Rifle Association and a more strident group seeking to expand where people can carry […]

03/17/2013

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2 Georgia Men Convicted In US Treasury Embezzlement

Authorities say two Albany men have been convicted of embezzlement of government property and aggravated identity theft.

01/14/2013

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91-Year-Old Ala. Mayor Admits To $201K Theft

A 91-year-old woman has pleaded guilty to stealing $201,000 from the south Alabama town where she was mayor for three decades.

10/11/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Talk Jobs, Economy and Government

Vestiges of the economy also were found in the second question in the CBS Local Presidential Forum on their view of the role of the federal government.

10/09/2012

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Opinion: Supreme Court Obamacare Ruling Lets Big Brother Walk In The Front Door

The Supreme Court’s decision upholding the individual mandate and the Affordable Care Act amounts to rolling out the welcome mat for Big Brother to intrude on the lives of Americans.

07/03/2012

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Opinion: It’s About Questionable Needs Of Those Who Get Government Assistance

Stricter governmental guidelines are needed for a person to receive a government paycheck. These guidelines need to involve stricter limits on what people can do with their free government paycheck. If something isn’t needed for survival, it should not be purchased with the American taxpayer’s dollars.

07/02/2012

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Pope’s Rep Applauds Bishops’ Fight With Government

The pope’s U.S. ambassador praised American bishops Wednesday for confronting the government over religious liberty issues, including resisting the mandate from President Barack Obama’s administration that health insurance cover birth control.

06/13/2012

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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

usa-economy

Atlanta Ranked Low For Economic Growth

ATLANTA (AJC/WAOK)-Atlanta ranks as one of the world’s worst economic performers, according to a new study by the Brookings Institution of the world’s largest metropolitan areas. Atlanta’s economy – primarily its employment and income gains […]

WAOK-AM–01/18/2012

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