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Lawyers Settle Paula Deen Lawsuit In Georgia

Attorneys have signed an agreement to dismiss a sexual harassment and discrimination lawsuit against celebrity cook Paula Deen and her brother.

08/23/2013

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Champion Family Rejects FAMU’s Offer To Settle Lawsuit

TALLAHASSEE – (WAOK/AJC)  -  The parents of Robert Champion Jr.,  are not happy with Florida A&M University’s  offer to end their lawsuit.   Attorney Chris Chestnut,  says the Champions are insulted that the university offered the […]

WAOK-AM–11/08/2012

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Andrea Sneiderman Settles Lawsuit With In-Laws

DEKALB COUNTY -  (WAOK/AJC)  Andrea Sneiderman,  the Dunwoody widow,   suspected of conspiring to kill her husband has apparently come to an agreement with her fomer in-laws over the visitation and custody of her children.    Bill  and […]

WAOK-AM–09/13/2012

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Patti Labelle Settles Lawsuit

NEW YORK,NY (AP)-R&B diva Patti LaBelle has agreed to pay $100,000 to a Manhattan woman who accused her of hurling curses and water at her and her 18-month-old daughter during a dust-up over parenting in […]

09/05/2012

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FAMU To Settle Champion Death Case

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP)— Florida A&M University wants to try to settle a family’s lawsuit against the school over the hazing death of a band member. FAMU trustees on Thursday voted to enter a voluntary mediation […]

WAOK-AM–08/16/2012

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Wal-Mart Urging Retailers To Reject $6B Credit Card Fee Settlement

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is urging retailers to reject a proposed $6 billion settlement that Visa Inc., MasterCard Inc. and major banks have agreed to pay retailers for alleged fee fixing.

07/24/2012

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Ex-University Of Georgia Football Coach Settles After Losing Money In Ponzi Scheme

Former University of Georgia football coach Jim Donnan has agreed to a proposed bankruptcy settlement with a West Virginia company and investors who say the ex-coach owes them $40 million lost in a Ponzi scheme, according to documents filed in federal court.

06/23/2012

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New Birth Bishop Eddie Long Declared “King” by Jewish Rabbi

Lithonia (WAOK)- In a ceremony Sunday, January 29, 2012, at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, Bishop Eddie Long was elevated to the level of “King” by Rabbi Ralph Messer. Long recently returned to the pulpit after taking […]

WAOK-AM–02/01/2012

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Rob Redding: Eddie Long Returns To The Pulpit!

Easter Sunday has historically marked the day that Jesus returned to life- but this Easter Sunday also marked Eddie Long’s return to the pulpit! Eddie Long stood before the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church congregation […]

WAOK-AM–04/26/2011

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Mortgage Lenders to Reimburse Homeowners for Improper Foreclosure

ATLANTA (WAOK)  On Wednesday the Federal Government ordered 16 of the nations largest home mortgage lenders to reimburse homeowners who were improperly foreclosed upon. The government also ordered the lenders to hire auditors to determine how […]

WAOK-AM–04/16/2011