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August 13, 2018 - 4:15 pm
Episode 2 = Preview of the 2018 football season for the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) with Lericia Harris and Sam Crenshaw. 2018 Pro Football Hall of Famer and alum of Jackson State - Robert Brazile - joins as a guest to discuss his journey from college walk-on to the Hall of Fame. He...
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Lericia Harris
August 13, 2018 - 12:22 pm
It has its own look - it has its own feel - it has its own sound - it is a game day experience that is second to none! We’re talking about HBCU athletics! Get in the game with HBCU PLAY hosted by Lericia Harris and Sam Crenshaw every Friday on News and Talk 1380 WAOK at 7pm. HBCU PLAY is a prime...
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Lericia Harris
July 31, 2018 - 1:35 pm
It’s go time once again for the Georgia State football team. The Panthers open preseason practice Wednesday, embarking on their second season under head coach Shawn Elliot. Georgia State looks to build on the momentum of last season's strong finish, which produced the program's first winning season...
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July 25, 2018 - 3:29 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — With the Georgia governor's race now set, the contest between Republican Brian Kemp and Democrat Stacey Abrams becomes a question of which candidate can move beyond their partisan bases to capture the electoral middle in this emerging battleground state. Kemp, a two-term secretary of...
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July 23, 2018 - 4:38 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia lawmaker is the latest public figure caught with his pants down on provocateur Sacha Baron Cohen's new cable TV series, this time literally, as the state legislator exposes his bottom, speaks with a mock Asian accent and yells a racial slur all in the name of fighting...
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Amanda Cooper
July 20, 2018 - 10:04 am
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia woman is in jail after putting the body of her newborn son in a freezer. Results of an autopsy to determine whether the boy was born alive are pending. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution cites a Cobb County police arrest warrant that says 45-year-old Carol June Sautter...
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Amanda Cooper
July 18, 2018 - 6:21 pm
DALTON, Ga. (AP) — A teacher who fired a gun inside a Georgia classroom has been sentenced to two years behind bars. News outlets report that 53-year-old Jesse Randal Davidson was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty in a Whitfield County courtroom to multiple charges, including criminal damage...
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Maria Boynton
July 16, 2018 - 2:21 pm
When I first wrote (July 13, 2015) about NAACP Atlanta President Richard Rose wanting the generals sandblasted from Stone Mountain, it was met with much protest, including claims that the price tag to do so would be too high. Now, three years later, Rose says, "we continue to be on the side that...
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Amanda Cooper
July 13, 2018 - 5:09 pm
Atlanta Police has arrested Jayden Myrick, 17, for the armed robbery and shooting that involved several wedding guest. The incident occurred July 7th, at the Capital City Club in Brookhaven. Police said that four wedding guests were robbed at gunpoint while waiting for an Uber outside the club. One...
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Amanda Cooper
July 13, 2018 - 3:06 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a popular Kellogg’s cereal has been linked to a salmonella outbreak that has infected 100 people in 33 states. The CDC announced Thursday that customers should avoid Honey Smacks, tweeting, “Do not eat this cereal.” The agency says...
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