John Lewis

July 30, 2018 - 2:39 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — U.S. Rep. John Lewis, the 78-year-old civil rights icon and veteran congressman from Georgia, was released from the hospital Sunday evening after his weekend admission for an undisclosed reason. Lewis' spokeswoman, Brenda Jones, said in an emailed statement that Lewis left the...
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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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More than 50 thousand demonstrators marched to the State Capitol to protest gun laws
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March 24, 2018 - 11:04 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Tens of thousands of protesters flooded the streets of Atlanta on Saturday as they pushed for stronger gun-control measures in response to last month's school shooting in Parkland, Florida and other mass shootings. Led by students including survivors of the Parkland shooting, they...
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Maria Boynton
March 16, 2018 - 8:54 pm
Sara Hicks isn't certain about how long daughter Kelsey Marat has suffered from kidney disease. Hicks adopted Kelsey and her 2 brothers almost 10 years ago. "Looking back at her records, she was having kidney stones ever since she was 2 months old", says Sara. The teenager has had 9 surgeries...
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Courtesy Sonia Murray
March 09, 2018 - 10:25 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The list of candidates running for federal, state and local elections in Georgia’s May 22 primary is set, and many of the state’s most prominent political figures face stiff competition within their own party. According to the list of candidates released by Secretary of State Brian...
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February 21, 2018 - 6:59 pm
The man known as "America's Pastor" Reverend Billy Graham has died at the age of 99. Reverend Graham died at his home in North Carolina. Rev. Graham had been out of the public eye for more than 10 years. He ministered to several Presidents including George W Bush, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama. Rev...
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