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Small-Town Texas Youth Continue Tradition Of Six-Man Football

VIDEO: Youth Football Taking It Too Far?

By Rob Hamilton / 92-9 The Game / CBS Atlanta In San Antonio, Texas youth football is played on an entirely different level. According to a new promo (see below) just released for “Friday Night […]

92.9 The Game–01/03/2014

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The Sidney Wood Show: It’s Always HYPE In Fulton County!

Today we had the pleasure of talking to the Sheriff of Fulton County, Ted Jackson, on the show today  to talk about his 4th Annual Youth Conference, H.Y.P.E. 2013 (Helping Our Youth Prosper And Evolve). The event […]

WAOK-AM–09/23/2013

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Officials Launch “Generation Rx” Campaign To Help Youth With Drug Abuse

State officials and lawmakers have launched a campaign aimed at addressing the issue of prescription drug abuse among teenagers in the state.

05/15/2013

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It’s A Done Deal!

On Power Talk with Lorraine Jacques- White we talked about the Atlanta Falcons stadium being approved and one step closer to build the $1 billion stadium. We also have Mayor Kasim Reed’s comments while he […]

WAOK-AM–03/08/2013

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Mayor Reed Expands Centers Of Hope

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Thanks to a  grant from Wells Fargo, Mayor Kasim Reed says he will able to dramatically expand a  program that is helping young students’ improve their academic performance. The $1.5 million gift is the […]

WAOK-AM–12/11/2012

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Opinion: Media Covers Up Violence Of Flash Mobs

Flash mobs were once innocent social experiments, but now are all too often racial attacks. Unfortunately, the media continues to paint a rosy picture and fails to report the violence and crime they cause.

08/02/2012

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Too Much Truth Recap: Continuing to Encourage Our Youth

From Fulton County Commissioner William ‘Bill’ Edwards to Mr. Harris Simmons who was the ONLY male juror to speak up on how he felt about the case against Donetta Foster. Click the audio links to […]

WAOK-AM–09/15/2011

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This Is It! Must Pay Back Wages

Atlanta (WAOK/AJC)-The popular soul food restaurant This Is It! with locations all over the Metro Atlanta area has been ordered by the federal government to provide $104,000 in back pay to 230 workers. The restaurant chain […]

WAOK-AM–09/08/2011

Usher Loves The Kids

Five time Grammy Award-winner Usher received a Ford Freedom Scholar Award for his youth mentoring work through his New Look Foundation. The 31-year-old R&B singer’s non-profit has been a hit with the youngsters since 2005.

05/11/2010