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Maria Boynton
April 18, 2018 - 5:15 pm
Former Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed is apparently working to produce documents that have been requested by federal prosecutors. It was January 2017 when I asked then-Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed what, if any role, he played in the ongoing cash-for-contracts federal investigation, he told me "the role I...
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Amanda Cooper
April 17, 2018 - 8:15 pm
The national flag is at half-staff as the nation mourns the loss of Former First Lady Barbara Bush. She passed away today surrounded by close family and friends at her home in Houston TX. On Sunday, Bush family spokesman Jim McGrath issued a statement regarding her failing health as the family...
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April 17, 2018 - 5:34 pm
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Immigrant rights advocates say a private company that runs a Georgia immigration detention center forces detainees to do manual labor for very little money in a scheme to maximize profits. Immigrant rights groups filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against CoreCivic Inc., which has...
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Amanda Cooper
April 16, 2018 - 6:10 pm
According to a recent study, Georgia’s deadliest stretch of road is on I-20 in Atlanta. The AJC reported that the federal Fatality Analysis Reporting System used data from 2013, 2014 and 2015, in addition to U.S. Census numbers.The study only includes stretches where at least five fatal crashes...
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Maria Boynton
April 16, 2018 - 12:51 pm
Stockbridge city officials are urging residents and supporters to attend a town hall meeting tonight. The meeting is to address the controversial proposal, which passed the just-completed session of the Georgia General Assembly, that would split the City of Stockbridge. It would create the new City...
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Amanda Cooper
April 12, 2018 - 6:30 pm
Earlier this week City of Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and COO Richard Cox announced the development of a tool that they say will allow anyone to search, follow, track and analyze the city's spending. Photo Credit-Amanda Cooper-Entercom Radio Atlanta The website is called Atlanta's Open...
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April 12, 2018 - 2:30 pm
Lericia Harris talks with the new head coach of the Atlanta Dream Nicki Collen aboiut her journey to Atlanta, a fresh perspective for the team, and the 2018 WNBA draft.
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Maria Boynton
April 12, 2018 - 12:05 pm
A man, who police say called 911 to report shots being fired, started shooting at them when they arrived to the address, is being identified as DeShaun Shepard. It happened around 2 a.m. Thursday in northwest Atlanta. Police say Shepard was firing shots from a window at the home located in the 1400...
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Lericia Harris
April 12, 2018 - 10:23 am
The WNBA will welcome its newest members to the exclusive club during the 2018 draft Thursday April 12th. This is the first draft that new head coach Nicki Collen, her new coaching staff, and the GM for the Atlanta Dream will make decisions together. “We knew without a first round pick this year...
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April 11, 2018 - 5:46 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia Department of Transportation is partially responsible for a fire that caused a section of interstate to collapse last year in Atlanta, federal investigators said in a report released Wednesday. The National Transportation Safety Board said in the report that the...
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