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File photo of a security guard near a school. (Photo by DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Survey: Ala. Teachers Support Having Armed Guards

A new survey of Alabama teachers finds that a majority of them support having armed security officers in their schools.

04/01/2013

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Do Not Pass Go, Do Not Collect $200!

On Power Talk with Lorraine Jacques- White, Fulton County District Attorney has brought up racketeer charges against teachers involved in the APS cheating scandal. Do you think they deserve jail time for cheating on test? […]

WAOK-AM–03/26/2013

Amid a recent string of crimes involving students around the university, some Georgia Tech students are fighting for the right to carry a concealed handgun on campus. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Power Talk: Are We Ready For “Gun Totting Principals” In Our Schools?

On Powertalk with Lorraine  Jacques-White we had a blast!!  In the news recently there has been a big push to arm teachers with guns, as a result of the tragedy in Connecticut. Well it looks like the […]

WAOK-AM–01/09/2013

The Mo Ivory Show…Has Mo Gone Republican? 1/3/13

It can’t be true, has Mo tip toed over party lines to the Republican Party? Well  not quite, but with recent statements made from New Jersey Governor Chris Christie voicing his disgust for his party in Congress neglecting […]

WAOK-AM–01/03/2013

(Photo: Publicity shots of Dick Devos, union opponent, and James P. Hoffa, union organizer)

Digital Debate: Teamster’s Hoffa & Amway Heir DeVos: Clash Over Unions!

James P. Hoffa and Dick DeVos have vastly differing views of unions, which is why in this heated political climate battles are raging across America over unions in Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, California and other states, the two took time to participate in CBS Local Digital Debate.

10/29/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Square Off Over Education and Energy

Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?

10/12/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Debating Cities and Education

When it comes to America’s future, the issue of education rises to the top for many which is why Obama and Romney were asked to weigh in on it as well.

10/11/2012

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DeKalb School Board Postpones Vote On Teacher Layoffs…Again

DECATUR – (WAOK/AJC)  –  DeKalb school board members voted on Monday against laying off teachers,  saying they would prefer to find other ways to clear up a nearly 85-million dollar deficit.   On a vote of 5-2,  board […]

WAOK-AM–07/16/2012

A doctor wears a stethoscope during an examination (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Opinion: A Doctor’s Opinion Of Obamacare

Good, hard-working Americans shouldn’t be forced to contemplate leaving their chosen profession as they are with federal laws such as Obamacare.

07/09/2012

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