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July 23, 2018 - 4:38 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia lawmaker is the latest public figure caught with his pants down on provocateur Sacha Baron Cohen's new cable TV series, this time literally, as the state legislator exposes his bottom, speaks with a mock Asian accent and yells a racial slur all in the name of fighting...
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Maria Boynton
July 23, 2018 - 1:24 pm
When the polls open at 7:00 Tuesday morning, both republicans and democrats will be choosing nominees for the election to be held on November 6, 2018. Candidates on the ballot were left standing following the May 22nd Primary Election, when they did not receive more than 50% of the vote. Click here...
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Real Talk With Dr. Rashad Richey
July 23, 2018 - 12:52 pm
The second annual opioid summit to fight the opioid epidemic is this Thursday July 26th 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at 3181 Rainbow Drive, Decatur, Georgia 30034. RSVP Today at 2ndannualopiodsummit.eventbrite.com. Join the fight against opioids.
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Maria Boynton
July 20, 2018 - 12:37 pm
Beginning July 27students in metro Atlanta will be heading back to school. Below is a list of when your students return to the classroom. School District Start Date Atlanta City Schools Wednesday, August 1 Carroll County Thursday August 2 Cherokee County Wednesday, August 1 Clarke County Tuesday,...
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Amanda Cooper
July 20, 2018 - 10:04 am
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia woman is in jail after putting the body of her newborn son in a freezer. Results of an autopsy to determine whether the boy was born alive are pending. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution cites a Cobb County police arrest warrant that says 45-year-old Carol June Sautter...
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Amanda Cooper
July 18, 2018 - 6:21 pm
DALTON, Ga. (AP) — A teacher who fired a gun inside a Georgia classroom has been sentenced to two years behind bars. News outlets report that 53-year-old Jesse Randal Davidson was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty in a Whitfield County courtroom to multiple charges, including criminal damage...
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Lericia Harris
July 17, 2018 - 5:07 pm
The SWAC kicked off talking 2018 football season during Media Day in Birmingham, Alabama. All 10 schools attended and head coaches presented their expectations for the year. Photo Credit: The Advocate PRESTIGE OF HBCU FOOTBALL “It is still a marketable product – a very exciting brand of football...
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Maria Boynton
July 17, 2018 - 2:45 pm
Atlanta does indeed have a Mayor named Keisha. The City's top leader says "now we have a chance to have a governor named Stacey." Elaborating on the announcement she made over the weekend at Atlanta's Ebenezer Baptist Church, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said "all we have to do is get out and vote."...
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Maria Boynton
July 16, 2018 - 2:21 pm
When I first wrote (July 13, 2015) about NAACP Atlanta President Richard Rose wanting the generals sandblasted from Stone Mountain, it was met with much protest, including claims that the price tag to do so would be too high. Now, three years later, Rose says, "we continue to be on the side that...
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