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(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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Pick-A-Side: Who Is Your Favorite School Teacher?

08/27/2012

Photo by Jean Ross WAOK-AM

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

File photo of a classroom. (Photo by FRANK PERRY/AFP/GettyImages)

Teachers Volunteer To Give Free Reading Classes Following Budget Cuts

Earlier this month, funding issues caused Gwinnett County to cut 600 jobs after approximately $89 million was taken out of their operating budget, a drastic measure echoed in other counties throughout the state. Now, teachers at Benefield Elementary School in Lawrenceville are rallying for the sake of education, and volunteering to give free reading classes to any interested young students this summer.

06/14/2012

New Jersey firefighter (Photo by Michael Bocchieri/Getty Images)

Fire The Teachers, The Cops And The Firefighters?

Remember when Republicans praised first responders? Remember when Republicans where Leaving No Child Behind? There was a time, not so long ago, when the people who kept us safe and the people who educated our […]

06/12/2012

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Cobb County Might Lay Off 200 Teachers

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — Cobb County school board members have been told the system might have to lay off 200 teachers to ease a budget deficit. The Marietta Daily Journal reports that school board members […]

WAOK-AM–04/13/2012

Photo from Jean Ross WAOK-AM

Atlanta Educators Could Be Fired For Cheating Scandal Beginning Monday

ATLANTA (AJC/WAOK)-Monday could be the beginning of the end for some of the educators accused of cheating in Atlanta Public Schools. Superintendent Erroll Davis reportedly gave several educators until Monday to decide whether to  resign or be fired. […]

WAOK-AM–02/25/2012

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