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Opinion: Billions Are Being Spent On This Election, But Will It Change Anything?

For all the billions spent by the Obama and Romney campaigns, Republican and Democratic parties, and countless outside groups, we may wake up November 7th to a Washington that is virtually unchanged.

10/01/2012

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Opinion: Mess In Texas

In Texas Republicans have taken efforts to restrict access to voting a step farther. Texas Republicans are calling for the repeal of the Voting Rights Act.

07/02/2012

Hyosub Shin, hshin@ajc.com

APS To Close 7 Schools

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) — After a long emotionally charged meeting, the Atlanta school board approved the closing of seven schools as part of a massive redistricting plan. Boundaries at dozens of other schools will also change […]

WAOK-AM–04/11/2012

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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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Powertalk: APS Superintendent Erroll Davis Tells All!

Today on Power Talk with Lorraine Jacques White, our special guest was APS Superintendent Erroll B. Davis Jr. He updated us on the happenings with the Atlanta Public Schools. The superintendent was very truthful about the APS […]

WAOK-AM–03/21/2012

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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

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Public Meetings Scheduled on School Redistricting

ATLANTA (APS/WAOK)-Atlanta Public School Superintendent Erroll B. Davis has scheduled several demographic capacity study community meetings for mid-March in each of the four APS regional (School Reform Team or SRT) areas.  During the meetings, Davis is expected to present […]

WAOK-AM–02/29/2012

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Feds Approve New Voting Districts

ATLANTA (AJC/WAOK)-The Department of Justice on Friday delivered Georgia Republicans a major victory when it signed off on the state’s plan to redraw political boundaries, delivering the GOP a win but also denying it the […]

WAOK-AM–12/27/2011

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