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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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June 14, 2018 - 5:13 pm
A Democratic political group launched a legal campaign Wednesday to create additional majority-minority congressional districts in three Southern states, claiming the current maps discriminate against black voters. Attorneys filed separate federal lawsuits in Alabama, Georgia, and Louisiana,...
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Amanda Cooper
June 13, 2018 - 7:20 pm
Former Atlanta police officer Iris Rowe resigned after being arrested Monday in a College Park apartment where seven pounds of marijuana and prescription pills were found. According to the AJC, Rowe was notified by the Atlanta Police Department that she would be dismissed from employment at an...
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Maria Boynton
June 13, 2018 - 3:11 pm
When community groups and national activists descend upon the headquarters of Waffle House in Norcross (GA) at 10 a.m. this Friday, it'll be just as the company has opened for business. It's the operations at the company's restaurants nationwide that activists have been trying to impact since the...
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Maria Boynton
June 13, 2018 - 12:22 pm
It's a life sentence for a McDonough man who pleaded guilty to raping a child. According to the Henry County District Attorney's Office, the victim’s mother reported the rape after she and the 13-year-old child learned the girl was pregnant. The state also had DNA in the case. Michael Arnold, 38,...
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Maria Boynton
June 12, 2018 - 4:59 pm
Not only would history be made in Georgia, but the entire country. If Stacey Abrams is elected governor, she'd be the first black female to lead any state. But, according to democratic strategist Tharon Johnson, "we win if we can continue to raise the amount of resources from national and local...
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Lericia Harris
June 11, 2018 - 6:59 pm
The #whereisjulio movement is in full swing now that Falcons four-time All-Pro wide receiver will skip mandatory minicamp. Atlanta’s general manager Thomas Dimitroff announced the news Monday. “We have been in contact with Julio and his representation. We will not discuss those conversations...
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Too Much Truth With Derrick Boazman
June 11, 2018 - 6:58 pm
Today on Too Much Truth Derrick Boazman interviewed Taura White the Director of CareSource. What is CareSource , How can you benefit from it ? Job Fair is coming up
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June 11, 2018 - 5:51 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A Texas-born man who prosecutors say rose to the top ranks of a Mexican drug cartel using ruthless violence to defeat rivals and secure control of drug trafficking routes was sentenced Monday by a federal judge in Atlanta to serve nearly five decades in prison. Edgar Valdez...
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