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October 10, 2018 - 9:44 am
It's being called "Babysitting While Black"... or BWB... A white woman in Marietta, GA called the police to come investigate a black man that was babysitting two children. Two white children. CBS46 here in Atlanta broke the story . It started when the lady harrassed Corey Lewis at Walmart, asking...
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October 09, 2018 - 1:46 pm
The AJC is asking who YOU think is the best news talk radio personality in Atlanta... and one of the nominees is WAOK's own Rashad Richey! CLICK HERE to vote in the poll. It'll only take a second. We really appreciate it, and we're Rashad does too.
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Carolyn Bourdeaux is the Democratic nominee for the 7th Congressional District seat
Photo courtesy Carolyn Bourdeaux for Congress Campaign)
Maria Boynton
October 08, 2018 - 1:15 pm
Political newcomer Carolyn Bourdeaux says one of the big pushes bringing her into the arena is healthcare reform. "We have 110,000 people in the 7th Congressional District without health insurance and that's just unacceptable." According to Bourdeaux, her Republican opponent Rob Woodall , "has...
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Secretary and candidate for governor in Georgia Brian Kemp stopped by "People, Passion, and Politics" with Robert Patillo to discuss his plans for the future in Georgia if he should win. Kemp discussed prison reform, educational funding, and religion. To watch full interview click on the link below...
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WAOKAM: On-Demand
October 04, 2018 - 7:30 pm
Episode 10 = The commissioner of the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Jacqie McWilliams joins Lericia Harris and Sam Crenshaw to discuss the potential move of the CIAA men's/women's basketball tournament out of Charlotte and being the first African-American female ever to hold...
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Sean Garvey
October 04, 2018 - 6:15 pm
Summertime is over, and it is officially Fall season. Are you looking for something to do on Saturday, October 13th? Come out and invite the family as Marbut PTA invites you to its Fall Festival at Marbut Elementary Traditional Theme School. This event is for all ages and attendees will enjoy all...
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File photo of voters participating in Sunday voting at the Adamsville Recreation Center
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Maria Boynton
October 04, 2018 - 3:00 pm
Election Day is in 33 days, and Fulton County Director of Registration and Elections Rick Barron says there's plenty to do ahead of November 6th. You can find out your voter status by going to the Secretary of State's Online Portal . The deadline to be registered to vote in the November election is...
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File photo of voters manning the polls at the Adamsville Recreation Center
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Maria Boynton
October 04, 2018 - 1:31 pm
October 9th is the last day to register to vote to be able to participate in the November election. But, hundreds of thousands of Georgia may need to register again. You can go to the Secretary of State's Website to register or to check your voter status. Several Civil Rights groups are suing...
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​Photos are Courtesy of MARTA
Maria Boynton
October 03, 2018 - 3:29 pm
It was more than 2 years in the making, the 40-year $2.7 billion dollar plan. Voters in Atlanta approved a half-penny sales tax in 2016. It was for transit operations and construction. During that period, MARTA asked the public for its input. The time has come for the MARTA Board of Directors to...
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