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Woman Accused Of PTA Theft Makes First Court Appearance

ATLANTA (AP) — A woman accused of stealing more than $57,000 from an Atlanta elementary school PTA made her first court appearance and will be released on a signature bond. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that […]

WAOK-AM–04/24/2012

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Too Much Truth Recap: George Zimmerman’s Attorney’s Quit and Atlanta School Board Redistricting

According to the Huffington Post: George Zimmerman’s attorneys said in a press conference Tuesday afternoon that they will no longer be representing him. The attorneys claim that Zimmerman repeatedly rebuffed their legal advice, and that they […]

WAOK-AM–04/10/2012

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WAOK Wants To Know: Parents Protest!! Do You Think The Closing Of 13 APS School Is A Wise Decision By The Superintendent?

On today’s Powertalk with Lorraine Jacques- White, we discussed the  potential closing of 13 Atlanta Public Schools.   The plan to close these school was proposed by the APS Superintendent Errol Davis a few weeks ago. […]

WAOK-AM–03/20/2012

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Parents Still Have Time To Participate In Redistricting Meetings

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Parents of Atlanta Public School students have a few more opportunities to get a look at Superintendent Erroll Davis’ plans for redistricting. Davis says the redistricting is meant to relieve overcrowding in some schools and […]

WAOK-AM–03/14/2012

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Superintendent Will Recommend Closing 13 Schools

ATLANTA (WAOK/AJC)-Atlanta School Superintendent Erroll Davis has revealed his preliminary recommendation for redistricting the school system. Davis wants to close 13 schools and redraw school attendance zones across the district. According to the AJC, Davis said […]

WAOK-AM–03/05/2012

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Parents Can Get A Peek At Superintendent’s Redistricting Plan

ATLANTA (WAOK)-If you are the parent of an Atlanta Public School student you can get a look at Superintendent Erroll Davis’ plans for the future. Davis is expected to present his plan to the Atlanta School Board […]

WAOK-AM–03/05/2012

Penn State Hosts First Football Game Since Child Sex Abuse Scandal

Penn State Sex Abuse Case Hits Home Help Is Here

Everyone is talking about the latest scandal at Penn State involving former coach Jerry Sandusky and the alleged sexual abuse of at least 8 young boys.  All of the conversation surrounding the case led Frank, Wanda and […]

WAOK-AM–11/14/2011

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Georgia Couple Accused of Locking Children in Closet

HAMPTON, Ga. (CBS Atlanta) – A Georgia couple is facing multiple child abuse charges after they were arrested for allegedly locking their children in closets with no food and water. Anthony and Tammy Irvin of […]

10/28/2011

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Dekalb Parent Arrested for Pulling Gun at School

ATLANTA (WAOK)-After almost a week of searching, Dekalb County police finally arrested a parent accused of pulling a gun on another parent during an argument on the parking lot of Arabia Mountain High School. Karolyn […]

WAOK-AM–10/01/2011

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Gunplay at Dekalb School

According to the AJC, two parents were involved in a parking lot incident at Arabia Mountain High School early Tuesday, and one of the parents pulled a gun before leaving, the DeKalb school district said. […]

WAOK-AM–09/27/2011

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