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Top Ten Stories Of 2014

The disappearance of a plane carrying hundreds, the fall of an iconic comedian, and the rise of a brutal terror group are just some of the biggest news stories of the year. Here are CBS Local’s top ten news stories of 2014.

WAOK-AM–12/29/2014

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Pastor Warnock: “We Can’t Expect The Police To Police The Police” As Ebenezer Continues Community Forum

When I sat down on Sunday, December 7, 2014, with Doctor Raphael Warnock, Senior Pastor of the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, he had just minutes earlier finished the second of two First Sunday services titled […]

WAOK-AM–12/07/2014

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[VIDEO] Cong Johnson Says A Poem For Eric Garner Because “I’m A Black Man”

Georgia Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-4th) says “I’m a black man and I see black males being the victims of extra judicial killings that go unaccounted for. There’s no accountability.” Representative Johnson says there seem to […]

WAOK-AM–12/05/2014

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White Police Officer Charged With Murder Of Unarmed Black Man

A white man who was the police chief in a small South Carolina town has been charged with murder in the 2011 shooting death of an unarmed black man.

12/04/2014

File photo of a Michael Brown pin. (Photo Credit: Scott Olson via Getty Images)

A Change of Narrative

More than a week as passed since a Ferguson, Mo grand jury, handed down a non-indictment of Darren Wilson, for the murder of Michael Brown. Now it appears that the narrative has changed in the […]

WAOK-AM–12/04/2014

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U.S. Attorney General Holder In Atlanta Announcing Efforts To End Racial Profiling

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder told a packed Ebenezer Baptist Church sanctuary Monday night how honored he was to be at the home where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once pastored. He said “who could […]

WAOK-AM–12/02/2014

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Holder: New Justice Dept. Policy Will ‘End Racial Profiling, Once And For All’

Speaking at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta — the church where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. preached — U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Monday that he will soon unveil long-planned Justice Department guidance aimed at ending racial profiling.

12/02/2014

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Eric Holder To Meet With Law Enforcement, Community Leaders

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder plans to meet with law enforcement and community leaders in Atlanta.

12/01/2014

Demonstrators hold up placards as they protest over the US court decision not to charge the policeman who killed unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in the town of Ferguson. (credit: LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)

Mayor: Atlanta Protests Overwhelmingly Peaceful

The majority of people who gathered Tuesday in Atlanta to protest the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision were peaceful, but a small splinter group caused trouble by blocking an interstate, the mayor said Wednesday.

11/26/2014

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Atlanta Protestors Rally Against Ferguson Decision

V103/WAOK News Reporter Erica Walker describes the scene as “peaceful, intense at times, especially when there was a moment of silence.” Erica, who spent hours at the protest at Underground Atlanta last evening says, they […]

WAOK-AM–11/26/2014

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