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February 22, 2018 - 4:02 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — With Georgia having experienced a spike in both fatal crashes and auto insurance premiums, legislators advanced a proposal to make it illegal to hold a cellphone while driving. By a non-unanimous voice vote, a House committee on Wednesday voted in favor of a bill by Rep. John Carson...
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February 21, 2018 - 9:51 pm
The Atlanta Hawks accepted the #BlackPantherChallenge and will host a screening of BLACK PANTHER Wednesday at Atlantic Station for Atlanta-area youth and chaperones. Players Taurean Prince and Mike Muscala will speak with those in attendance and participate in a red carpet event and Q&A session...
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February 21, 2018 - 9:46 pm
An Uber driver accused of a Buckhead murder will remain behind bars. Robert Bivines was denied bond in his first court appearance Tuesday. Authorities say Bivines shot Ryan Thornton shortly after he dropped off a food delivery outside a Buckhead condo. Bivines' attorney – Jackie Patterson (pictured...
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February 21, 2018 - 9:36 pm
Clayton County authorities say three people were arrested on child cruelty charges after four children were found with flea bites. Nicole Hunter, Chantrell Mitchell, and Michael Mitchell were taken into custody after officers went to serve a warrant on Fairway Pointe Drive in Riverdale. The arrests...
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February 21, 2018 - 8:57 pm
The new vision of the Democratic National Committee, according to Vice Chair Michael Blake, is "every zip code counts, getting Democrats elected from the school boards to the White House." When it comes to races in Georgia, Blake says, "there's an opportunity to shift the needle and change the game...
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R. Kelly evicted
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February 21, 2018 - 11:45 am
DULUTH, Ga. (AP) — Court documents show R&B singer R. Kelly has been evicted from two Atlanta-area homes over unpaid rent. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Monday that Feb. 13 filings with the Fulton County magistrate court show Kelly owes more than $31,000 in past due payments to SB...
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Real Talk With Dr. Rashad Richey
February 20, 2018 - 5:49 pm
You know I’ve got to break down the Black Pride you’re seeing all over the country right now for the movie Black Panther. You may get it, but some people don’t, and not to worry, NO SPOILERS HERE. I saw the movie and afterward, I felt like the King of Zamunda. Now there are a lot of people on...
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February 13, 2018 - 6:34 pm
Legalizing the cultivation of medical marijuana in Georgia is still an uphill battle without the support of Governor Nathan Deal...
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February 13, 2018 - 5:45 pm
Former world champion boxer Adrien Broner has been arrested after being accused of groping a woman at a popular mall in Atlanta. Broner is being held at the Fulton County Jail on a $2,000 bond. It’s unclear if Broner has an attorney.
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February 12, 2018 - 6:12 pm
In DeKalb County, a student died from the flu on Sunday. The 15-year old Miguel Jaimes Martinez was a student at Cross Keys High School and his death is the first in the district related to the flu. It's reported that more that 60 Georgians have died from the flu or flu symptoms this season.
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