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Amanda Cooper
November 14, 2019 - 10:26 pm
Next week marks the start of the holiday season when family and friends will gather together to give thanks and kick off the yearly tradition of holiday cooking. Many will indulge in after Thanksgiving shopping, and some will pull out the Christmas decorations. But, the one consistent tradition...
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Alexis Janae Crawford was found dead Friday in a DeKalb County park
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Maria Boynton
November 12, 2019 - 7:07 pm
They murdered her together. That's what details from an Atlanta Police Homicide report indicate in the death of 21 year old Alexis Crawford. The Clark Atlanta Univesity student's roommate Jordyn Jones and Jones' boyfriend Barron Brantley are charged with Crawford's murder. Both are being held in...
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Amanda Cooper
November 08, 2019 - 7:41 pm
The family of Alexis Crawford is heartbroken after the missing Clark Atlanta University student was found dead. During a news conference today, City of Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields shared that the body of the 21-year-old was found in a park in DeKalb County off Columbia Drive. Chief Shields...
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This Lung Cancer Awareness Month the 5K Breathe Easy Run/Walk that is being held on November 16 at Wellstar Atlanta Medical Center South in East Point
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Maria Boynton
November 06, 2019 - 12:36 pm
The Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and other health agencies, are investigating the multi-state outbreak of injury to lungs associated with vaping, or e-cigarette products. As of October 31, the federal agency had identified 1,888 cases of lung injury in 49 states,...
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Amanda Cooper
November 05, 2019 - 5:11 pm
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on three DACA cases on November 12th and could determine whether Dreamers lose the ability to live and work in the United States in early 2020. In Georgia, there are over 21,000 DACA recipients whose lives would be thrown into chaos if the DACA program...
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Former State Senator Leroy Johnson posed for our camera 3 years ago at his Atlanta home
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Maria Boynton
October 31, 2019 - 7:09 pm
Remembering former Georgia State Senator Leroy Johnson: July 28, 1928 - October 26, 2019 When I first met former Georgia State Senator Leroy Johnson, it was on Sunday, October 19, 2014. We were at the Adamsville Recreation Center in southwest Atlanta. Johnson gathered with parishioners from various...
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Amanda Cooper
October 30, 2019 - 2:12 am
Legendary Comedian John Witherspoon died suddenly at his home today at the age of 77. He was born in Detroit in 1942, and his comedy is widely known and valued in the African-American community. Witherspoon appeared in numerous films, including Hollywood Shuffle, Boomerang, Vampire in Brooklyn, I’m...
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