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Active Shooter at Emory Hospital Atlanta
(Photo Credit: Maria Boynton/Entercom Atlanta)
Maria Boynton
April 15, 2019 - 8:41 pm
Our own Maria Boynton was visiting a friend at Emory St. Joseph's in Sandy Springs this evening as a Code Silver was issued over the public address system. "I am at Emory Hospital at St. Joseph's, in Sandy Springs GA, where a person with a gun, and described as a 'visitor', has apparently shot and...
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Arthur Blank
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March 25, 2019 - 11:11 pm
Arthur Blank paid approximately $545 million for the Atlanta Falcons in 2002. On Monday, he reportedly sold 10 percent of the franchise to two current limited partners and a new limited partner, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution says. The price tag for Monday's transaction: An estimated $300 million...
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Graphic Creator: Paul Barton
Lericia Harris
March 22, 2019 - 12:05 pm
In honor of Women’s History Month, HBCU PLAY is recognizing Tiffany Greene - a play-by-play commentator for ESPN. Greene is a graduate of Florida A&M University and she's blazing a trail that’s allowing her to add history maker to her journalistic attributes. Greene became the first African-...
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Steve Harvey at Beloved Benefit in Atlanta
(Photo Credit: Rob Hamilton/Entercom Atlanta)
March 22, 2019 - 12:54 am
Well, Steve Harvey did NOT disappoint in his press conference on Thursday evening at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. He even almost had another Miss Universe moment when he mentioned Colonel Sanders and KFC... at a Chick-fil-A event! Steve had a great message for young people, like he always does, and he...
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Sean Garvey
March 21, 2019 - 5:16 pm
Georgia’s first single-gender public charter school for boys, Fulton Leadership Academy (FLA), is encouraging you and your family to support the “9th Annual 5k Walk/Run for Excellence.” The event will kick off on Saturday, April 20, 2019, from 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m., with...
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Lericia Harris
March 21, 2019 - 2:23 pm
Special elections were held on Tuesday, March 19 in Gwinnett County, Clayton County and parts of Atlanta, Hapeville and Cherokee County. Residents of Gwinnett County rejected the first vote on expanding public transit in nearly 30 years Tuesday. The MARTA referendum failed by a 54-to-46 margin...
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Too Much Truth With Derrick Boazman
March 15, 2019 - 7:02 pm
As WAOK continues to celebrate women of color with our Sister Soul Talk Series, as a special guest Zane speaks with Derrick Boazman. " Zane is a best seller author. Known for her most known book "Addicted" While on the show she shared what motivates to keep writing and what exciting things...
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Photo Credit: City of Atlanta Twitter
March 14, 2019 - 12:07 pm
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms delivered her second ‘State of the City” address at the Georgia World Congress Center Thursday morning. Take a look at the infographics below for highlights from Mayor @KeishaBottoms ’ State of the City address! #ATLSOTC #OneAtlanta pic.twitter.com/ZXD3ht6GSz — City of...
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Sybrina Fulton, the mother of slain victim Trayvon Martin, called into Sisters in Law to talk about her attendance at Delta Days in the Nation’s Capital located in Washington D.C. Fulton discussed being a panelist at the event to raise awareness against gun violence and the strength that keeps her...
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