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Amanda Cooper
April 13, 2018 - 4:52 pm
Organizers are encouraging gun rights supporters to bring unloaded rifles to rallies at state capitols across the U.S. this weekend, pushing back against a wave of student-led gun violence protests that some see as a threat to the Second Amendment. A group called the National Constitutional...
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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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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 10, 2018 - 6:49 pm
Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport has been named the world's busiest airport for the 20th consecutive year. According to the Airports Council International (ACI) trade group, Hartsfield-Jackson processed more than 104 million passengers in 2017. "We are thrilled about the news," said the...
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Maria Boynton
April 09, 2018 - 12:36 pm
The door opens, and standing before me is the epitomy of the definition of 'debonair'. And his home is just as pristine. Rev. Dr. C.T. Vivian's Atlanta residence is wall to wall, and floor to ceiling, with art works, books, and awards that he has collected over his 93 years. Today, he is most proud...
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April 05, 2018 - 6:58 pm
Today the Atlanta Police Department held a press conference to provide more details regarding the body of Timothy Cunningham, the Atlanta CDC and Prevention Epidemiologist, that was last seen February 12th, 2018. Investigators reported that Cunningham's remains were discovered Tuesday in the...
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April 04, 2018 - 6:02 pm
It's been 50 years since the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. There was great sorrow, anger, and dismay from American’s of all creeds, especially the African-American community. 50 years after King’s assassination, King’s advocacy is still...
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Lericia Harris
April 04, 2018 - 6:42 am
On April 4, 1968, a movement lost its patriarch when the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was shot and killed on a hotel balcony in Memphis, Tennessee. Today many across the nation will commemorate the 50th anniversary of King’s death. WAOK will have special programming all day honoring the life and...
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April 04, 2018 - 12:37 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — As jury selection picked up speed, the judge in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault retrial gave his legal defense a huge lift Tuesday with two rulings that could bolster the 80-year-old comedian’s efforts to show his accuser made up the allegations against him in hopes of a big...
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April 03, 2018 - 9:51 pm
Time stood still for millions on April 4th, 1968 when the world heard the news that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had been assassinated in Memphis TN at the Lorraine Hotel. As we commemorate the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination, three women who are embedded in the history...
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