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President Obama In Atlanta For Fundraisers

ATLANTA (WAOK)  –   President Barack Obama spent close to six hours in Atlanta on Friday for a campaign fundraising stop that took him to three different places. The swing was expected to raise several million dollars […]

WAOK-AM–03/16/2012

Tyler Perry Finally Does A Good Deed!

I must admit I have not been one of the “heller” Madea fans, but I am finally satisfied with a Tyler Perry movie. “Good Deeds’ was surprisingly a good movie.  To all the Tyler lovers […]

WAOK-AM–03/10/2012

Actor/writer/producer/director Tyler Perry arrives at the premiere of Lionsgate's and Tyler Perry's 'Good Deeds' at the Regal Cinemas L.A. Live Stadium 14 on Feb. 14, 2012 in Los Angeles, Calif. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Pay Up: Tyler Perry Hosting $35,000 Fundraiser For Obama

You better open up your checkbook if you want to go to Tyler Perry’s house to meet President Obama.

03/01/2012

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Remembering Whitney Houston

Yesterday, the world said goodbye to a musical icon – Whitney Houston. The home going service was a star-studded event. Dignitaries from  far and wide were there to salute this powerful woman of God. Selections were heard from […]

WAOK-AM–02/19/2012

Whitney Houston's Body Arrives In New Jersey Ahead Of Her Funeral

Whitney Houston’s Body Heads Home

ATLANTA (WAOK/AP)-The body of singer and actress Whitney Houston arrived back in New Jersey for burial today. According to various media reports including TMZ, actor, producer and philanthropist Tyler Perry flew Whitney’s body back east […]

WAOK-AM–02/13/2012

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Find Out What Happened At Tyler Perry’s Special Screening Of George Lucas’s Film, “Red Tails”

Last night, Larry Tinsley was joined by former Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young, Reverend Ron Sailor and hip hop star T.I. at the special screening of George Lucas’s film “Red Tails”, hosted by Atlanta’s own Tyler Perry.

12/11/2011

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Tyler Perry Gives Back

Atlanta (AP)- Tyler Perry has taken on a new project, and this time its coming directly from his heart. Last year, he heard about an 88-year-old woman in Georgia who lost her home to fire. […]

WAOK-AM–04/11/2011

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Tyler Perry Cleans Up at the NAACP Image Awards

Another big night for Tyler Perry at the NAACP Image Awards. His movie “For Colored Girls” captured three awards, including best picture and best director. While the wins for his film adaptation of the award-winning […]

WAOK-AM–03/07/2011

Tyler Perry To Purchase Home For Great-Grandmother

88-year-old great-grandmother  Rosa Lee Ransby and her seven great-grand children were left without a place to call home after a fire destroyed their house.

12/27/2010

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