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Maria Boynton
June 11, 2018 - 2:06 pm
Former Ambassador and Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young is out of the hospital and resting. According to Sonjia Young, wife of the former mayor's brother, Dr. Walter Young, "He's doing much better. God is good. He's healing much better." The former ambassador fell ill last month during a visit to...
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June 08, 2018 - 4:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The past flu season was the deadliest for U.S. children in nearly a decade, health officials said Friday. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials saidthey had received reports of 172 pediatric flu deaths since October. That surpasses the 2012-2013 flu season, when there...
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Amanda Cooper
June 07, 2018 - 7:46 pm
The Georgia Medical Composite Board has suspended the medical license of local dermatologist Dr. Windell Davis-Boutte; also known as “The Dancing Doctor.” Attorney Susan Witt is representing Boutte’s former patients, says that The medical board has had evidence of allegations against Boutte for...
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Maria Boynton
June 06, 2018 - 3:38 pm
Sixteen months after he was named Interim Senior Pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church Lithonia, Bishop Stephen A. Davis, is stepping down. Bishop Davis, had served in the position since the death of Bishop Eddie Long in January 2017. Well-known Atlanta businessman Thomas W. Dortch Jr., the...
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Maria Boynton
June 06, 2018 - 11:49 am
Starting today, area houses of worship are partnering for a mass bailout. It's in commemoration of the Juneteenth Holiday. Spearheaded by Atlanta's Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church , there will be a community rally for bail reform from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. tonight. The Freedom Day Bailout Campaign...
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Amanda Cooper
June 06, 2018 - 11:00 am
Summertime is known for friends, family, grilling and lots of outdoor fun and unfortunately, fire and sickness if precautions are not taken to prevent the later. Dekalb County Fire Captain Eric Jackson was a guest on Atlanta Up Close and provided excellent information on how to enjoy a safe and fun...
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Maria Boynton
June 05, 2018 - 9:09 pm
A car reaches speeds of at least 130 mph in a chase with police in Atlanta. It started Tuesday afternoon, when the driver of the allegedly stolen 2010 white Hyundai Veracruz, refused to stop near Lee Street and White Street. The vehicle eventually crashed through a metal fence on Capitol Avenue and...
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Amanda Cooper
June 04, 2018 - 7:13 pm
In just a few weeks, Georgia will be joining 15 other states that have ban drivers from holding or cradling a mobile phone or electronic wireless device when driving. Many say that July 1st is a landmark day for transportation safety in Georgia as the Hands-Free Georgia Act goes into effect. Most...
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June 04, 2018 - 4:04 pm
The Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) is asking for the support of Georigians in observing alzheimer’s and brain awareness throughout the month of June. Alzheimer's is a disease that gradually destroys memory and other vital mental functions commonly in elderly individuals. Alzheimer's is...
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