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$3 Million Judgement In Sex Related Death

Lawrenceville (WAOK/AJC)-According to the AJC, a Gwinnett County jury on Tuesday awarded $3 million in a medical malpractice lawsuit to survivors of a 31-year-old husband and father of two who died while having sex one […]

WAOK-AM–05/30/2012

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Georgia Girl Sues Classmates For Bullying Her On Facebook

When a Georgia middle school student reported to police and school officials that she had been bullied on Facebook, they told her there was not much they could do because the harassment occurred off campus.

05/01/2012

Amid a recent string of crimes involving students around the university, some Georgia Tech students are fighting for the right to carry a concealed handgun on campus. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Gun Rights Group Defends Georgia Self Defense Law

ATLANTA (AP) – A gun rights group wants to defend a federal challenge of Georgia’s controversial self-defense law. The group GeorgiaCarry.org filed a motion to intervene in a lawsuit brought this month by civil rights activist Markel […]

WAOK-AM–04/20/2012

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MLK Estate Loses Document Lawsuit

JACKSON, Miss. (AP)— The estate of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. is appealing the dismissal of a lawsuit that sought documents and other material from the son of the civil rights leader’s secretary. The […]

WAOK-AM–04/19/2012

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Andrew Breitbart Dead at 43

ATLANTA (WAOK)-The conservative blogger and commentator who became embroiled in controversy over the firing of Shirley Sherrod from the U.S. Department of Agriculture has died. Andrew Breitbart was apparently found in his near his home […]

WAOK-AM–03/01/2012

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Georgia Judge Rejects Attempt To Keep Obama Off Ballot

ATLANTA (AP) A Georgia judge has rejected a complaint that sought to keep President Barack Obama off the state’s ballot for next month’s presidential primary. Deputy Chief Judge Michael Malihi filed his decision Friday. The […]

WAOK-AM–02/03/2012

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Federal Appeals Court Upholds Lawsuit Dismissal

ATLANTA (WAOK) A federal appeals panel has upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit, filed against the city of Atlanta and some of its police officers. The decision comes after the court ruled, self reported informant […]

WAOK-AM–12/15/2011

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Hazing Victim Files Lawsuit Against FAMU

Dekalb Co. Georgia (WAOK/AJC)-Bria Shante Hunter a freshman clarinet player has filed a lawsuit against Florida A and M University after she was injured in a hazing incident. Hunter says members of the Red Dawg […]

WAOK-AM–12/13/2011

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Too Much Truth Recap: FAMU, Syracuse, and Hermain Cain! We can Handle It All!

Welcome back from the Thanksgiving Holiday!! Hope it was safe and fun for you all and the family. Today we discussed the recent death of FAMU drummajor Robert Champion. According to the AJC.com, Champion’s family […]

WAOK-AM–11/28/2011

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Black Nurses Sue in Cobb County

Cobb Co. (WAOK/AP)-Four nurses are suing a nursing company because they say their leaders wouldn’t send black women to take care of white patients. In the 63-page lawsuit, the women claim Accord Services violated their civil […]

WAOK-AM–11/01/2011

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