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Jared Heath
The Movement with Dr. F Keith Slaughter
February 01, 2019 - 5:36 pm
On the first day of Black History Month, Atlanta's own Killer Mike stoped by The Movemnet. He and Dr. Slaughter chopped it up about the economic state of the black community, and Mike's new Netflix show. Take a Listen.
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 Grady Jarrett and Falcons Owner Arthur Blank chat with students at the newly renovated John F. Kennedy Park in Vine City.
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Maria Boynton
February 01, 2019 - 2:56 pm
Grady Jarrett, the 25 year old Falcons Defensive Tackle, grew up just 30 miles outside Atlanta, in Conyers, Ga. He attended Clemson University, where he started the educational initiative "Big Men Don't Bully" in 2015. In Atlanta, Jarrett's anti-bullying efforts continue in Atlanta and he also...
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Participating in the ribbon cutting at John F. Kennedy Park (l-r) Brett Daniels, COO of the Atlanta Super Bowl Host Committee; Dan Corso, Host Committee Chairman; Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms; Atlanta Falcons Defensive Tackle Grady Jarrett; Atlanta
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Maria Boynton
January 31, 2019 - 4:08 pm
The late Atlanta City Councilman Ivory Lee Young was on the minds of many today. Remembered as one who fought for the development of Atlanta's Westside, today Young's idea of a newly renovated John F. Kennedy Park to serve the community, became reality. It was just 5 months ago that Councilman...
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MARTA Chief Wanda Dunham proudly shows special Super Bowl LIII badge
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Maria Boynton
January 30, 2019 - 1:33 pm
With the possibility of wintry weather moving into Atlanta, in the midst of Super Bowl Week, one might think MARTA Police Chief Wanda Dunham would be a nervous wreck. If she is, she hides it well. (Photo Credit: Maria Boynton/Entercom Atlanta) Click below to hear Dunham talk about how prepared...
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MARTA General Manager and CEO Jeffrey Parker is threatening to sue to end driver sickout
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Maria Boynton
January 30, 2019 - 12:27 pm
One hundred thousand people moved to Atlanta last year, and according to MARTA CEO Jeffrey Parker, the transit agency's aim is to be able to support that growth by providing superior transit service here and throughout the region. The glitch this week: MARTA drivers calling out sick, as the city...
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The Old Adamsville Recreation Center is being utilized as a warming center in Atlanta.
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Maria Boynton
January 29, 2019 - 2:37 pm
The City of Atlanta has opened warming centers ahead of wintry precipitation and frigid weather. The warming centers are located at the Old Adamsville Recreation Center, 3404 Delmar Lane NW, Atlanta,GA 30331 and the Central Park Recreation Center, 400 Merrits Avenue North East, Atlanta. GA 30308...
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Danai Gurira, from left, Isaach de Bankole, Chadwick Boseman, Lupita Nyong'o and Angela Bassett from the cast of "Black Panther," accept the award for outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture at the 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
January 28, 2019 - 4:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Fresh off of its win at the Screen Actors Guild Awards, "Black Panther" is heading back into theaters. Disney announced Monday that Ryan Coogler's Oscar nominee will play for free Feb. 1-7 at 250 participating AMC theaters to celebrate Black History Month. Disney also said it will...
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January 27, 2019 - 10:53 pm
As the opening paragraph on the Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau website says, "From sweet tea to Peachtrees, ATL has it all. Discover the A’s many food destinations, family-fun attractions, exciting nightlife and thriving music scene. Explore culturally rich neighborhoods huddled around...
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