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Maria Boynton
June 21, 2018 - 6:42 pm
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says for the long-term the U.S."has to tackle immigration reform in a compassionate and humane way." Mayor Bottoms was speaking during a news conference at Atlanta City Hall Thursday addressing her Executive Order on immigration. Bottoms is sticking with her Order...
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Maria Boynton
June 20, 2018 - 5:35 pm
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms seems determined to ensure that the city she leads "continues to fulfill our legacy of inclusion, compassion and tolerance.” In doing so, she has signed an Executive Order that prohibits the city's jail from allowing new detainees through the U.S. Immigration and...
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WAOKAM: On-Demand
June 20, 2018 - 3:15 pm
On “The Movement with Dr. F Keith Slaughter” we celebrate Juneteenth. Juneteenth is the emancipation of the last remaining enslaved people in the United States. However this is not a national holiday. So the discussion on why it isn’t celebrated by everyone came up in conversation. Listeners had...
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Amanda Cooper
June 18, 2018 - 7:18 pm
Multiple people are hospitalized after a fire broke out in an aisle at the Family Dollar on Glenwood in Decatur this morning. Customer Charles Neal told WSB-TV that all he saw was various colors of smoke and employees running out of the store. DeKalb Fire Captain Dion Bentley says that upon...
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June 18, 2018 - 5:25 pm
Spalding County authorities are attempting to close the cold case murder of 23-year-old Timothy Loggins. Loggins body was found along dirt road in Spalding County in 1983. He died of multiple forms of trauma in what authorities believe to be a racially motivated crime. After 34 years, police...
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Maria Boynton
June 18, 2018 - 1:14 pm
It's a $2.1 billion dollar budget, across all funds, is being tackled by Atlanta City Council. According to Council President Felicia Moore, "where the rubber meets the road for citizens, is over $600 million for our general fund", which is being voted on today. Moore says there will be no property...
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June 15, 2018 - 6:00 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A woman whose arm was amputated after a collision involving an Atlanta police officer is suing the city. Lisa Williams filed a lawsuit Thursday in Fulton County State Court. The suit asks for a jury trial and seeks damages for physical and mental pain and suffering, as well as for...
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Dr. F Keith Slaughter with Elizabeth Wilson & Sonya Toomer
The Movement with Dr. F Keith Slaughter
June 15, 2018 - 2:50 pm
The Movement was visited by Georgia Micro Enterprise Network (GMEN). Executive Director Elizabeth Wilson & Executive Project Manager Sonya Toomer stopped by to share some information. They went on to explain how small and local businesses can gain funding to become successful entrepreneurs.
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Amanda Cooper
June 14, 2018 - 7:15 pm
David Manuel and WAOK on-air personality Derrick Boazman are partnering together to strengthen families and help save lives by encouraging people to become organ donors. More than 116,000 patients are on the national waiting list for a lifesaving organ transplant. And roughly 58% of the patients...
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