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Georgia Moral Mondays Begin Next Week

Starting Monday, January 13, Moral Monday’s will begin in Georgia. A movement in which activists from across the state will descend on the state capitol to protest for moral issues such as Medicaid, Unemployment Benefits, […]

WAOK-AM–01/07/2014

Emory Students Upset About Possible Cuts

ATLANTA – (WAOK/AJC) – More than a hundred Emory University students are protesting proposed cuts, that will eliminate staff and some programs. They occupied the university’s administration building on Tuesday, until a meeting was arranged […]

WAOK-AM–12/04/2012

Damage inside the burnt US consulate building in Benghazi (Photo credit: GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama’s Security Breach In Libya Is Ignored By American Media

As the liberal American press and ultra-liberal bloggers inundate the Internet and newsprints with criticisms of what Mitt Romney, the GOP presidential challenger to President Barack Obama, said about Obama during the Libyan attacks and murders, throngs of foreign press and few American outlets tell the real story involved with the White House’s role in the incidents that we now know could have been prevented.

09/17/2012

File photo of a Chick-fil-A location. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

‘Tastes Like Hate’ Scrawled On Calif. Chick-fil-A

The culture war against Chick-fil-A has come to one of the chain’s Southern California fast-foot restaurants.

08/03/2012

Photo by Jean Ross WAOK-AM

Events To Remember Trayvon Martin

ATLANTA (WAOK)- The tide of emotion surrounding the death of Trayvon Martin continues to rise around the country.  College students are joining civil rights leaders to protest the shooting death of the unarmed teen in […]

WAOK-AM–03/23/2012

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About A Dozen Occupy Atlanta Protesters Arrested

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – Several Occupy Atlanta protestershave been arrested at a midtown office building. The arrests came as a group of demonstrators moved into the lobby level of the AT&T Midtown Center building on Monday. […]

02/13/2012

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Wall Street Protest Continues In Atlanta-UPDATE

ATLANTA (WAOK)-A protest of large corporations that began on Wall Street four weeks ago continues in Atlanta and other cities. Demonstrators are camped out in Woodruff Park. Atlanta Police say they can stay as long […]

WAOK-AM–10/11/2011

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Evacuations from Libya

Turkey is struggling to evacuate as many of its citizens as it can from Libya, where there is ongoing conflict. One Turkish citizen has been killed in the capital, Tripoli. AP Correspondent Selcan Hacaoglu reports […]

WAOK-AM–02/24/2011

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Egypt on Fire! Atlantans Offer Support

Protesters filled Egyptian streets Friday and defied a curfew, as the United States toughened its calls for reforms. Thousands of protesters have been rioting in the streets of Cairo and other cities calling for President […]

WAOK-AM–01/28/2011

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