Mayor Kasim Reed

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed speaks as Hal Sirkin, Senior Partner at Boston Consulting Group, listens during a panel discussion in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on Jan. 11, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Atlanta Employees Cash In on Unused Vacation Time

Many people have mixed opinions when it comes to elected officials monetizing off of their unused vacation time. Moreover, tens of thousands of tax dollars are paying for it. Is it fair? Is it legal? […]

WAOK-AM–08/07/2014

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed speaks as Hal Sirkin, Senior Partner at Boston Consulting Group, listens during a panel discussion in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on Jan. 11, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Mayor: Atlanta Would Welcome Immigrant Children Into City

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed said the city should be a safe place for unaccompanied children who cross the U.S. border.

07/30/2014

File photo of Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed. (credit: Ben Rose/Getty Images)

Atlanta Cyclorama Painting To Move Across Town

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed says the huge Atlanta Cyclorama painting, which has been on display in Grant Park for more than a century, will be moved to the Atlanta History Center in the city’s Buckhead area.

07/23/2014

roland-martin

Roland Martin: The Power Of Our Vote

Roland Martin is now ‘Officially’ launched here on News and Talk 1380 WAOK! To set off his first day in Atlanta, Roland had on Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed to discuss the possibility of Georgia becoming […]

WAOK-AM–06/23/2014

The Braves will move to Cobb County when their lease at Turner Field expires at the end of 2016. GSU has announced plans to purchase the property. (Getty Images)

GSU Offering To Buy Turner Field

Georgia State University plan would redevelop site for student athletics, student housing, classrooms and even a 30,000 seat football stadium.

05/07/2014

Travel advisory signs along I-85 South warn drivers of upcoming hazardous driving conditions on Feb. 11, 2014 in Atlanta, Ga. (credit: Davis Turner/Getty Images)

National Weather Service: Ice Storm Is ‘An Event Of Historical Proportions’

Emergency management workers in the Atlanta area were preparing to spring into action as rain — and temperatures — were falling early Wednesday, potentially leading to “catastrophic” ice conditions across the region.

02/12/2014

R.Richey & Mayor

Rashad Richey Get’s Real With Mayor Kasim Reed

In a short but candid interview with Mayor Kasim Reed,  Rashad Richey, host of “Real Talk with Rashad Richey” asked probative questions about the Mayor’s handling of SNOWJAM 2014 and Medicaid Expansion in GA. There […]

WAOK-AM–02/06/2014

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National Guard Distributes Food Packets Given To Soldiers In Afghanistan To Stranded Motorists

Students spent the night on buses or at schools, commuters abandoned their cars or idled in them all night and the highways-turned-parking lots iced over when a winter storm slammed the city, creating a treacherous traffic jam that lasted into Wednesday.

01/29/2014

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Atlanta Mayor: ‘A Lot Of People’ Still Stranded On Roads 24 Hours After Storm

Students spent the night on buses or at schools, commuters abandoned their cars or idled in them all night and the highways-turned-parking lots iced over when a winter storm slammed the city, creating a treacherous traffic jam that lasted into Wednesday.

01/29/2014

(Credit: Courtesy of Big Tigger/https://twitter.com/BigTiggerShow)

Snowy Weather Causes Early Dismissals And Traffic Chaos

Students in the Atlanta metro area received a gift courtesy of Mother Nature today when schools decided to close early as a rare snow storm blew in. But the same snow was a curse to […]

WAOK-AM–01/28/2014

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