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17 Year Old Hits City Council President With Question About APS BeltLine Deal

The 14th Annual Reverend Joseph E. Lowery Lecture Series on Civic Engagement was held Monday, February 23, 2015, at Therrell High School in southwest Atlanta. Atlanta City Council President Ceasar Mitchell delivered the keynote address […]

WAOK-AM–02/23/2015

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Grieving Mother Says “Kids Need To Stop Aspiring To Go To Prison And Aspire To Go To College”

Stephanie Stone’s 14 year old son, Paul Sampleton Jr., was murdered on December 19, 2012. “Senseless violence” is what Stone and Paul Sampleton Sr. call their son’s death on the website for the foundation established […]

WAOK-AM–02/23/2015

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“Those Hearses Could Be Carrying Someone Who Died At The Hands Of Violence”

A community procession of hearses preceeded the Stop The Violence campaign and rally. It was held Sunday at Greater Travelers Rest Church in Decatur. Sponsored by the Georgia Funeral Service Practioner’s Association, the rally addressed […]

02/23/2015

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Ebenezer Pastor Emeritus Dr. Joseph Roberts Being Remembered As “A Prophet With The Heart Of A Priest”

Ebenezer Baptist Church Pastor Emeritus Rev. Dr. Joseph Lawrence Roberts, Jr. is being remembered as a “visionary leader” and “a gifted preacher and teacher.” Rev. Roberts, who served as Pastor of Ebenezer for 30 years […]

WAOK-AM–02/20/2015

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Laila Ali: “My Father Paved The Way Before Me”

She is the spitting image of her mother, Veronica Porshe Ali. Laila Ali, a former four-time world title boxer, is a beauty. Under the watchful eyes of her husband Curtis Conway, Ali granted me an […]

WAOK-AM–02/19/2015

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APS Pre-K Lottery Is Underway Now

If you’re hoping to get your child in the Atlanta Public Schools’ Pre-Kindergarten program, now is the time to get the process started. Enrollment in the APS Pre-K Lottery is now underway. The deadline to […]

WAOK-AM–02/18/2015

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AutoNsider Reviews: 2015 TLX 3.5L SH-AWD TECH

This is the longest name that I’ve ever seen from Acura, but to be fair, this car may have the longest list of safety features that I’ve ever seen too. Click here for full list. […]

WAOK-AM–02/14/2015

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APS Athletic Director Selected AAA State Athletic Director Of The Year

When Atlanta Public Schools Athletics Director Jasper Jewell attends the Georgia Athletic Directors Association state conference this March, he’ll have several reasons to be very happy. According to a press release from APS, Jewell has […]

WAOK-AM–02/12/2015

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Former APS Chief On Deeds Transfer: “Children Can’t Wait On Adults”

The Atlanta Public School System wants to get rid of some surplus property to bring in revenue but has hit a snag. Superintendent Dr. Meria Carstarphen says it can’t unload the properties because the City […]

WAOK-AM–02/10/2015

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Affordable Health Care: Enroll By Sunday Or “It’ll Be Taken From Your Tax Return”

Dante McKay, Georgia State Director of Enroll America is making the rounds, getting out the word that the deadline to enroll in the federal health care plan is quickly approaching. The deadline is Sunday, February […]

WAOK-AM–02/10/2015

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