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Governor Deal Suspends Dekalb County CEO Burrell Ellis

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) — Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has announced he’ll suspend indicted DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis. The announcement at the state Capitol during a press conference Tuesday afternoon came a day after a three-person […]

WAOK-AM–07/17/2013

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Congressmen Have Ideas For Mortgage Settlement Funds

ATLANTA (WAOK)-U.S. Reps. John Lewis, David Scott, and Hank Johnson have sent a letter to Georgia Governor Nathan Deal, Community Affairs Commissioner Michael Beatty, and Economic Development Commissioner Chris Cummiskey urging that the *$104 million […]

WAOK-AM–06/24/2012

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Sisters Want Brother Who Killed Their Kids Spared

Two women are asking Mississippi’s governor to spare their brother from execution, even though he killed four of their children, paralyzed another and stabbed one of the sisters.

06/04/2012

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Too Much Truth Recap: Is Gov. Nathan Deal’s Needs Based Scholarship Fair?

According to AJC.com, Some of Georgia’s low-income students will receive up to $10,000 for college through a privately funded scholarship program Gov. Nathan Deal unveiled Monday. The REACH Scholarship program will target middle school students […]

WAOK-AM–02/06/2012

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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

Commission on No Child Left Behind Releases Final Recommendations

Former Governor Barnes Treated for Cancer

Atlanta (WAOK)-Former Gov. Roy Barnes is expecting to make a full recovery after being diagnosed with prostate cancer. Barnes found out he had the disease shortly after last year’s elections. Barnes told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution the cancer […]

WAOK-AM–05/24/2011