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Amanda Cooper
July 09, 2018 - 5:36 pm
(AP) —Church groups and volunteers from several U.S. states are stranded in Haiti after violent protests over fuel prices have led to canceled flights. Volunteers from churches in South Carolina, Florida, Georgia and Alabama are among those who can't leave, according to newspaper and television...
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Amanda Cooper
July 06, 2018 - 5:52 pm
BUFORD, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a Georgia man is accused of biting a 14-year-old girl’s buttocks while swimming underwater at Lake Lanier on the Fourth of July. Hall County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Derreck Booth says the girl was playing in the lake near the beach area of Lake Lanier Islands...
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Amanda Cooper
July 03, 2018 - 5:14 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — State investigators say a man who identified himself as an Air Force veteran has died after he lit himself on fire in front of the Georgia Capitol last week to protest the Veterans Affairs system. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation tweeted Tuesday that 58-year-old John Michael Watts...
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Amanda Cooper
June 28, 2018 - 5:42 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — In the months leading up to the 2019 Super Bowl, some of Atlanta's bare walls will get a makeover. The city of Atlanta and the Super Bowl Host Committee have partnered with arts group WonderRoot to launch "Off the Wall." The project will create up to 30 murals focusing on Atlanta's...
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Amanda Cooper
June 27, 2018 - 5:38 pm
19-year-old Jhyrin Jones, who was arrested for sprinting half naked toward a jet and jumping on the wing at Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, was granted bond today. Passengers on the Delta flight recorded video of Jones running half-naked on the tarmac towards the plane then...
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Amanda Cooper
June 27, 2018 - 1:00 pm
The man who was the foundational driving force behind a family of music legends lost his battle with terminal cancer today. It is reported that Joe Jackson, the father of Michael and Janet Jackson died in an undisclosed hospital with family, including wife Katherine, and close friends by his side...
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Amanda Cooper
June 20, 2018 - 6:44 pm
The state of California is taking an unprecedented step towards stopping police brutality. Yesterday the California Senate committee advanced a bill that restricts police officers from using deadly force. AB 931 would change the language in policy from "reasonable force" to "necessary force" and...
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June 15, 2018 - 6:00 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A woman whose arm was amputated after a collision involving an Atlanta police officer is suing the city. Lisa Williams filed a lawsuit Thursday in Fulton County State Court. The suit asks for a jury trial and seeks damages for physical and mental pain and suffering, as well as for...
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Dr. F Keith Slaughter with Elizabeth Wilson & Sonya Toomer
The Movement with Dr. F Keith Slaughter
June 15, 2018 - 2:50 pm
The Movement was visited by Georgia Micro Enterprise Network (GMEN). Executive Director Elizabeth Wilson & Executive Project Manager Sonya Toomer stopped by to share some information. They went on to explain how small and local businesses can gain funding to become successful entrepreneurs.
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June 14, 2018 - 5:13 pm
A Democratic political group launched a legal campaign Wednesday to create additional majority-minority congressional districts in three Southern states, claiming the current maps discriminate against black voters. Attorneys filed separate federal lawsuits in Alabama, Georgia, and Louisiana,...
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