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Amanda Cooper
May 10, 2018 - 7:46 pm
Violent crime victims and advocates are celebrating a milestone. Recently, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed a bill to implement legislation that would approve constitutional rights for crime victims. Currently, Georgia is 1 of 15 states in the United States that does not have a constitutional...
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Amanda Cooper
May 10, 2018 - 5:42 pm
The Southern Center for Human Rights is known for their fight against hatred, bigotry, and indifference to justice. Just recently, the organization bestowed their highest honors to the legal defense team for Basil Eleby and Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates. SCHR’s core purpose is to...
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May 07, 2018 - 5:51 pm
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A sniper who killed himself after firing on cars and injuring people on a Georgia highway idolized the Parkland, Florida school shooting suspect, a sheriff said Saturday. A sheriff says 26-year-old landscaper Rex Whitmire Harbour of Snellville, fired at least 17 times and...
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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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Fired DeKalb County Bus Drivers Speak Out About Unfair Treatment
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Amanda Cooper
April 26, 2018 - 4:00 pm
Three DeKalb County bus drivers who were fired last week for participating in the "sick out" and encouraging others to follow suit held a press conference at the bordering entrance of the DeKalb County administrative offices in Tucker GA. Supporters of the "sick out" stood in agreement with several...
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Amanda Cooper
April 25, 2018 - 6:32 pm
A woman with multiple sclerosis says Delta Air Lines employees tied her to a wheelchair with a blanket when they didn’t have a chair that could accommodate her disability. Maria Saliagas said that the airline usually provides a wheelchair with straps because she can’t sit up on her own Delta...
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ASSOCIATED PRESS/Tracey Brown
April 24, 2018 - 6:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The new head of the nation's top public health agency is getting paid nearly twice what his predecessor made and far more than other past directors, government officials confirmed. Dr. Robert Redfield Jr., 66, has a long career as a top HIV researcher, but he had no experience...
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Amanda Cooper
April 24, 2018 - 4:55 pm
Former Mayor Kasim Reed is under fire again. This time he is being investigated for giving away over half a million dollars end of the year bonuses and contest give-a-ways at the annual employee Christmas party. FOX 5 reported that the bonuses ranged from $5,000 to 15,000 dollars per employee and...
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Amanda Cooper
April 24, 2018 - 10:46 am
Neo-Nazis exercised their first and second amendment rights in Greenville Street Park in Newnan Georgia. Video of Neo Nazi Rally in Newnan Georgia Members of the National Socialist Movement, a white nationalist organization that has been labeled a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center,...
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Amanda Cooper
April 20, 2018 - 6:10 pm
Thousands of students from all over the country staged a national school walkout today on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting. In Atlanta, roughly 100 students skipped school and gathered on the steps of the Georgia Capitol in protest for “congressional, state, and local...
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