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Olympian Wyomia Tyus (L) during "A Conversation With Wyomia Tyus" at GA Tech on Sept 16, 2018.
(Photo Courtesy of Tina Tyus)
Maria Boynton
September 20, 2018 - 12:51 pm
Wyomia Tyus, a native of Griffin, Georgia, says her life changed in 1963, when at age 15, she met Edward Temple. He was the track coach at Tennessee State University. They met during a track meet in Fort Valley, GA. It lead to her being given an athletic scholarship. Tyus would go on to become the...
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(Photo Courtesy of the Stacey Abrams For Governor Campaign)
Maria Boynton
September 18, 2018 - 1:31 pm
Exactly 7 weeks until the Nov. 6 election, and Democratic nominee for Georgia Governor Stacey Abrams continues to reiterate "If we vote, we will win". Abrams pushes what she calls a "very robust" plan on criminal justice reform, which includes prison and sentencing reform, and police accountability...
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(Photo Credit: Entercom Atlanta)
Maria Boynton
September 17, 2018 - 4:22 pm
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has decided to postpone pushing for a vote today on the proposal to redevelop the area known as the Gulch. It's the "hole in the ground", as Bottoms calls it, that is located near Mercedes Benz Stadium and State Farm (formerly Philips) Arena. Currently, it's...
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Maria Boynton
September 15, 2018 - 3:55 pm
While Hurricane Florence's influence on Metro Atlanta is decreased, it's still a good time to prepare for the effect of significant rain. Georgia's Fire and Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens has been warning residents all week . "Being prepared can save lives, property and a lot of misery," said...
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Maria Boynton
September 14, 2018 - 6:31 pm
As residents flee the Carolinas because of Hurricane Florence, Metro Atlanta residents are breathing a bit easier. The expected weather impacts here have diminished to a slight chance of storms Sunday night. Wind gusts are forecast to reach only 15 miles-an-hour. AAA Atlanta is providing wet...
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(Photo Credit: Spencer Platt / Staff)
September 12, 2018 - 3:34 pm
Your first reaction when a storm of this magnitude hits our state, neighboring state, or anywhere in the country, maybe to run out and buy a case of water to donate. Or even to rummage through your attic or garage and find some things to donate. Slow down. While the affected people may very well...
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(Photo Credit: NASA / Handout)
September 12, 2018 - 2:34 pm
Governor Nathan Deal has issued a State of Emergency ahead of Hurrican Florence making landfall in the northeastern part of the state. As it approches the eastern coast, Florence remains a Category 4 hurricane with winds around 130 mph. Wednesday, Deal announced an emergency declaration for all 159...
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FILE - In this Aug. 31, 2018, file photo, the Rev. Jasper Williams, Jr., delivers the eulogy during the funeral service for Aretha Franklin at Greater Grace Temple, in Detroit. The controversial eulogy laid bare before the world what some black women say they have experienced for generations: sexism and inequality in their houses of worship every Sunday. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
September 09, 2018 - 1:54 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A black pastor's controversial eulogy at Aretha Franklin's funeral laid bare before the world what black women say they have experienced for generations: sexism and inequality in their houses of worship every Sunday. In eulogizing the beloved artist known as the Queen of Soul, the...
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Too Much Truth With Derrick Boazman
September 08, 2018 - 3:01 pm
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