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AP Photo/John Bazemore
May 24, 2018 - 4:05 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — With its popularity threatened and critics stretching all the way to the White House, the NFL just wanted to get past the debate over taking a knee during the national anthem. Put the focus back on football. Instead, the league seemed to muddle the divisive issue even more with a new...
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(Photo Credit: Stacey Abrams Campaign)
Maria Boynton
May 23, 2018 - 11:27 am
Stacey Abrams has made history, yet again. She is now the first black woman in the U.S. to be a major nominee for governor. When she was elected Minority Leader of the Georgia House of Representatives in 2010, Abrams was the first woman to lead a party in the history of Georgia, and the first...
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Photo Credit: Amanda Cooper-Entercom Radio Atlanta
Amanda Cooper
May 22, 2018 - 4:11 pm
The death of a CDC employee whose body was found in a river in Atlanta has been ruled a suicide. Fulton County chief medical examiner Dr. Jan Gorniak has determined that Timothy Cunningham's death was a suicide by drowning. Gorniak said there also was evidence that the 35-year-old epidemiologist...
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ASSOCIATED PRESS
May 14, 2018 - 6:13 pm
Two Democrats Vie to Become Georgia's First Woman Governor. One spent much of her childhood in trailers, raised by her mother, college made possible partly by a lottery scholarship and other grants. Photo Credit: Bob Andres/ASSOCIATED PRESS The other grew up in a working-class, African-American...
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Apr 23, 2018; Nashville, TN, USA; A window is boarded up at the Antioch Waffle House which remains closed after four people were shot and killed by a gunman early Sunday morning in Nashville, Tenn. The suspect is still at large. Mandatory Credit: Shelley Mays/The Tennessean via USA TODAY NETWORK
Lericia Harris
May 11, 2018 - 12:51 pm
An incident involving a white police officer who choked an African-American man outside a North Carolina Waffle House is under investigation. Anthony Wall, 22, allegedly got into an intense argument with employees - who called police - at the Warsaw restaurant Saturday. A cell phone video posted to...
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(Photo Credit: Entercom Atlanta)
Maria Boynton
May 09, 2018 - 2:28 pm
Former Atlanta Mayor and Ambassador Andrew Young continues to recuperate after falling ill last weekend during a trip to Nashville, TN. Family members say Young checked in with doctors earlier in the week at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. According to reports, a spokesman with the Andrew...
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(Photo Credit: National Education Association)
Maria Boynton
May 08, 2018 - 9:42 am
Today is National Teacher Day and the entire week is National Teacher Appreciation Week. It's the time, according to National Education Association Vice President Becky Pringle , to show appreciation to teachers and other educators. "We're asking everyone to take some time out to thank a teacher."...
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Cleveland County Police Department
Amanda Cooper
May 04, 2018 - 12:21 pm
The families of Alize Ramon and Jarron Keonte Moreland are grieving the murder of the two men that went missing on April 14th. Cleveland County Police said that Ramon and Moreland met with two males in a local grocery store parking lot to sell a gun from their ad on Craigslist. However, instead of...
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ASSOCIATED PRESS/ James Lavine
May 02, 2018 - 6:10 pm
An Air National Guard C-130 cargo plane crashed onto a busy highway moments after taking off from an airport in Georgia on Wednesday, narrowly missing people on the ground but killing at least five National Guard members from Puerto Rico. An orange and black fireball rose into the sky after the...
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(Photo Credit: Maria Boynton/Entercom Atlanta)
Maria Boynton
April 30, 2018 - 3:45 pm
It's been a week since 25 year old Chikesia Clemons entered into an exchange of words with an employee of a Saraland, Alabama, Waffle House restaurant that resulted in her being arrested. The exchange was apparently over Clemons and a friend wanting to know why they were being charged $0.50 cents...
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