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Study: Wealthy And Impoverished Get Different Types Of Cancer

A new study shows the level of poverty or wealth in an area may affect the types of cancers people get.

05/28/2014

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Governor Approves $4 Million To Fund Conflict-Free Lawyers For Poor

Georgia’s governor has signed an executive order to provide $4 million to fund conflict-free legal representation for poor defendants.

04/08/2014

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Dr. Cornel West on Obama: “Rockefeller Republican In Blackface”

Known activist and educator, Dr. Cornel West,  made appearance with Tavis Smiley on “Democracy Now” hosted by Amy Goodman. While he was on the show, he  criticize President Obama the way he is leading this […]

WAOK-AM–11/14/2012

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Romney: Obama Can’t Help Poor, Middle Class

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney told donors Wednesday that he cares about the poor and middle class as he tried to stem criticism and address concern from within his own party over secretly-recorded comments that he doesn’t need to worry about the half of the country that doesn’t pay federal income taxes.

09/19/2012

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Ronald Reagan’s Theory: The Return Of The Welfare Queen

On Powertalk with Lorraine Jacques-White, we talked about all of the distasteful language  used by the candidates in the Republican Party towards African-Americans.   Our special guest was John Blake a CNN Contributor, and the author […]

WAOK-AM–01/25/2012

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More Heating Help On The Way

ATLANTA (AJC)-Low-income and senior Georgians who cannot pay their heating bills got a $10 million boost from state utility regulators, who stepped in Tuesday to approve the emergency money because federal funds have already run […]

WAOK-AM–12/06/2011

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Atlanta Tops List: Widest Gap between Rich and Poor

The city of Atlanta has the widest income gap between the rich and poor of all the major U.S. cities, according to a report by the U.S. Census Bureau. Atlanta ranked just above New Orleans […]

WAOK-AM–10/30/2011

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Powertalk Wrap Up! Attorney Ashley Bell!

Who will be hurt the most by the 2012 proposed budget cuts? Attorney Bell shared the truth about what is in and what is out for Budget 2012. Listen to Powertalk 6-9 a.m. News and […]

WAOK-AM–02/15/2011

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