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File photo of Kendrick Johnsons parents. (Photo from CBS/Savannah)

Parents Of GA Teen Found Dead In Mat To Hold Rally

The parents of a south Georgia teenager found dead at school inside a rolled-up gym mat plan to hold a rally at the state Capitol in their son’s honor.

12/11/2013

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Georgia Marine’s Purple Heart Marks A Milestone

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A U.S. Marine from suburban Atlanta has become the first Georgian to receive a Purple Heart under new rules designed to honor military members who suffer brain injuries. Monroe Seigle, a […]

WAOK-AM–05/31/2012

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Happy Birthday Maynard Jackson

People piled into the Woodruff Library Wednesday to celebrate the birthday of a man they say was one of Atlanta’s greatest mayors. Mayor Kasim Reed, was joined by Clayton County Commissioner Eldrin Bell, and campaign manager […]

WAOK-AM–03/24/2011

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Rev. Joseph Lowery Given “Man Of The Century” Award

Thursday night the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus, held its 34th annual Heritage Dinner. The GLBC honored Reverend Joseph E. Lowery with the “Man of the Century Award”. During the night many spoke about their experiences […]

WAOK-AM–02/18/2011