Politics

There was a day and time when the idea of the President of the United States of America buying prostitutes, cheating on his wife or cavorting with porn stars would be the end of that person’s public life. One needs to look no further than Gary Hart, Bill Clinton, Jon Edwards or Anthony Weiner to...
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Real Talk With Rashad Richey
April 05, 2018 - 12:58 pm
Georgia guarantees to be a "hot" political destination as the Georgia gubernatorial race gets underway. Local organizations including frats and sororities have come together at Atlanta Technical College to host a gubernatorial forum on Tuesday April 10th 6:30pm. The address is 1560 Metropolitan...
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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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March 28, 2018 - 7:18 pm
Residents in Stockbridge tried to get the House of Representatives to vote down a proposal that could lead to the split of the city. Unfortunately, the proposal passed by a vote of 102 to 67 late Tuesday and would incorporate the new city of Eagles Landing from land currently in Stockbridge. A...
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Maria Boynton
March 26, 2018 - 2:08 pm
Organizers of Saturday's March For Our Lives ATL , say there were as-many-as 70,000 participants, though the Atlanta Police Department estimates there were 30,000. Gerald Griggs with the Atlanta NAACP says "it was bigger than the Women's March", which drew 65,000 in Atlanta in January 2017. And, he...
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March 23, 2018 - 6:37 pm
Former Georgia Governor and U.S. Senator Zell Miller died today at the age of 86 after being treated for Parkinson's disease. Zell Bryan Miller was born on Feb. 24, 1932, and served as Lieutenant Governor from 1975 to 1991 which is the longest serving Lieutenant Governor in Georgia history. He also...
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March 21, 2018 - 6:29 pm
The City of South Fulton City approved the decriminalization of marijuana. Anyone caught with possession of less than one ounce would pay a citation of 150-dollars, rather than going to jail. South Fulton City Councilman Mark Baker introduced the ordinance earlier this month and was glad that it...
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March 18, 2018 - 5:11 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — As Georgia lawmakers consider scrapping electronic voting machines for a system that uses paper ballots, a razor-thin margin in a U.S. House race over 500 miles away in Western Pennsylvania has highlighted a crucial distinction between the two systems: the presence of an auditable...
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Maria Boynton
March 16, 2018 - 3:25 pm
"I felt that 17 minutes weren't nearly enough." That's what Ian Nuhfer said about the National Student Walkout, in which Tucker High School participated. But, when the allotted time was over, the 16 year old Tucker High School junior, and some of his friends decided to stage a sit-in at the school...
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