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The Bev Smith Show: Our 2 Americas

With protests seeming to happen everyday, do you know your civil rights? Tonight Bev Smith talks with Dr. Ron Daniels, president of the Institute of the Black World 21st Century, about black civic duties, martial law […]

WAOK-AM–12/10/2014

A woman and her daughter counts out Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) coupons, more commonly known as Food Stamps, while shoping for groceries. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Ga. Agency Says Photo IDs Will Cost $7.7 Million

Georgia officials say it will cost nearly $8 million to create food stamp cards including recipients’ photos.

09/21/2014

In this photo illustration a woman holds an e-cigarette on April 2, 2014 in London, England. (credit: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Law Blocks Sale Of E-Cigarettes To Georgia Minors

Georgia Department of Public Health officials say a new state law makes it illegal to sell or distribute electronic cigarettes to anyone under 18.

07/02/2014

File photo of a judge's gavel. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

No Concealed Weapons On College Campuses Or In Other Schools

Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens’ office says Georgians will not be able to carry a weapon on college campuses or in other schools when two new laws go into effect July 1.

05/29/2014

File photo of a pregnant woman holding her stomach. (Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

Deal Signs Bill Restricting Some Abortion Coverage

Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a bill into law restricting abortion coverage in plans for state employees and those sold on the insurance exchange as part of the federal health care law.

04/24/2014

Witnesses say a shopper hit and sat on a man who tried to take a picture up a woman's dress. (Getty Images)

Cell Phone Peeping Tom Beaten By Victim’s Boyfriend

Coweta County sheriff says suspect tried to take picture up a woman’s dress.

02/25/2014

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Obamacare Key Dates In 2014

Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.

11/25/2013

File photo of highway traffic. (credit: STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN/AFP/Getty Images)

2 Men Plead Guilty In Ga. Car Emissions Scheme

Federal prosecutors in Atlanta say two men have pleaded guilty in connection with a scheme that issued over 4,000 emission certificates for cars that would have failed inspections for payments totaling hundreds of thousands of dollars.

09/06/2013

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Auto Nsider: License Plate “Profiling”

Today’s show was born from the media coverage surrounding the George Zimmerman trial and questions about whether profiling played a role in the death of Trayvon Martin. Did you know that your local or state […]

WAOK-AM–07/22/2013

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License Plate “Profiling”?

Today’s show was born from the media coverage surrounding the George Zimmerman trial and questions about whether profiling played a role in the death of Trayvon Martin. It is not my intent nor my desire […]

WAOK-AM–07/20/2013

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