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The Sidney Wood Show: Have You Ever Thought About Suicide?

World Suicide Prevention Day is observed on September 10 each year to promote worldwide action to prevent suicides. Nearly 3000 people on average commit suicide daily, according to WHO. For every person who completes a […]

WAOK-AM–09/10/2013

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Former All-Pro Kyle Turley Admits to Post-Football Suicidal Thoughts With Gametime

Former All-Pro offensive tackle Kyle Turley joined Game Time on Thursday to discuss his recent comments that he has had suicidal thoughts since retiring. Kyle is 37-years old and was diagnosed with two concussions during […]

92.9 The Game–05/03/2013

File photo of a building where someone just committed suicide from lat year. (credit: PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

CDC: US Suicide Rate Rose Sharply Among Middle-Aged

Health officials say suicides among middle-aged Americans climbed at a startling rate over the past decade, a period that included the recession.

05/02/2013

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Study: 1 In 12 Stroke Survivors Think About Suicide

According to a new study, about one in 12 stroke survivors in the United States think about committing suicide or wish they were dead.

02/08/2013

File photo of an officer outside of a medical examiner's office. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Coroner: Ga. Commissioner’s Death Ruled A Suicide

A coroner in coastal Georgia says the December death of a Glynn County commissioner who drowned after being shot in the head has been ruled a suicide by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s medical examiner.

02/01/2013

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Junior Seau Had Brain Disease CTE

Photo Credit: Getty Images By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer (AP) — Junior Seau, one of the NFL’s best and fiercest players for nearly two decades, had a degenerative brain disease when he committed […]

92.9 The Game–01/10/2013

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Man Sues Town, Says Police Staged Son’s Suicide

The father of an Alabama man who died in police custody says in a new federal lawsuit that officers “staged” his suicide to cover up what they describe as a brutal beating by officers while he was handcuffed and on his knees.

12/19/2012

Chiefs' Jovan Belcher

Linebacker Kills Girlfriend, Then Himself

It seems like more people are concerned about the boyfriend than the girlfriend! Police: Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher kills girlfriend, then takes his own life. Many people are mourning over this tragic story, […]

WAOK-AM–12/03/2012

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NFL Star Murders Girlfriend And Commits Suicide

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (WAOK/AP) — Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher shot & killed his 22-year-old girlfriend early Saturday morning and then took his own life in front of his coaches. Before committing suicide, Belcher […]

WAOK-AM–12/02/2012

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Atlanta Police Officer Found Dead

ATLANTA (AJC/WAOK)-An off-duty Atlanta police officer found shot to death at a Riverdale apartment complex Friday night was the victim of an apparent suicide, Clayton County police said Saturday. The officer was identified as Michael […]

WAOK-AM–02/25/2012

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