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Ga. Immigrant Students Seeking In-State Tuition

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — A hearing is set for a lawsuit filed by a group of young people who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children and want the Georgia university system to grant them […]

12/05/2013

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Inventor of Super Soaker Water Gun Awarded $73 Million

Atlanta (WAOK/AJC) — According to the law firm of King & Spalding, arbitrators ruled in  favor of Atlanta area inventor Lonnie Johnson and  Johnson Research and Development Company.  Johnson has been awarded close to $73 […]

WAOK-AM–11/07/2013

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Mother Of Slain Inmate Sues Prison Officials

The mother of a Georgia inmate killed during a fight in a prison cell sued in federal court Wednesday, accusing prison officials of violating her son’s civil rights.

09/04/2013

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Sick Of Spewing Sewage, Ga. Neighbors File Lawsuit

Monesa Coney bought her young sons a videogame console this summer to keep them from playing in her yard, where heavy rains are followed by foul-smelling liquid that bubbles up from the town’s sewer system.

08/31/2013

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Judge Approves Deal Dismissing Paula Deen Lawsuit ‘With Prejudice’

A federal judge signed off Monday on a deal to dismiss a discrimination lawsuit against celebrity cook Paula Deen.

08/26/2013

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Lawyers Settle Paula Deen Lawsuit In Georgia

Attorneys have signed an agreement to dismiss a sexual harassment and discrimination lawsuit against celebrity cook Paula Deen and her brother.

08/23/2013

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Could Paula Deen’s Words Bring Down Her Empire?

Paula Deen should hope for more fans like Jennifer Everett of Tyler, Texas, who carried a shopping bag filled with $53 worth of merchandise from the celebrity chef’s Savannah, Ga. store on Thursday. A day earlier, it was revealed that Deen admitted during questioning in a lawsuit that she had slurred blacks in the past.

06/20/2013

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Bishop Eddie Long Sued By Church Members…Again

ATLANTA (AJC/WAOK)-A speaker invited to present a financial plan to church members has come back to haunt Bishop Eddie Long. Several former New Birth Missionary Baptist members have sued Long saying the mega church pastor […]

WAOK-AM–02/11/2013

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Champion Family Rejects FAMU’s Offer To Settle Lawsuit

TALLAHASSEE – (WAOK/AJC)  –  The parents of Robert Champion Jr.,  are not happy with Florida A&M University’s  offer to end their lawsuit.   Attorney Chris Chestnut,  says the Champions are insulted that the university offered the […]

WAOK-AM–11/08/2012

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Judge Dismisses Former Sheriff’s Lawsuit

ATLANTA – (WAOK/AJC) – A lawsuit filed by former Fulton county sheriff, Richard Lankford has been dsimissed on a technicality. Lankford who once served as sheriff of Fulton county in the 90’s, wanted a run-off […]

WAOK-AM–10/10/2012

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