Maria Boynton

Congressman John Lewis receives the Congressional Medal of Freedom from then-President Barack Obama on February 15, 2011 at the White House
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Maria Boynton
December 30, 2019 - 4:29 pm
When V103 Atlanta stopped the music this morning, it was to honor and encourage Civil Rights Icon John Lewis. The longtime Congressman from Atlanta announced Sunday that he is fighting stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Lewis said in a statement that "While I am clear-eyed about the prognosis, doctors have...
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Alexis Janae Crawford was found dead Friday in a DeKalb County park
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Maria Boynton
November 12, 2019 - 7:07 pm
They murdered her together. That's what details from an Atlanta Police Homicide report indicate in the death of 21 year old Alexis Crawford. The Clark Atlanta Univesity student's roommate Jordyn Jones and Jones' boyfriend Barron Brantley are charged with Crawford's murder. Both are being held in...
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This Lung Cancer Awareness Month the 5K Breathe Easy Run/Walk that is being held on November 16 at Wellstar Atlanta Medical Center South in East Point
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Maria Boynton
November 06, 2019 - 12:36 pm
The Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and other health agencies, are investigating the multi-state outbreak of injury to lungs associated with vaping, or e-cigarette products. As of October 31, the federal agency had identified 1,888 cases of lung injury in 49 states,...
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Former State Senator Leroy Johnson posed for our camera 3 years ago at his Atlanta home
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Maria Boynton
October 31, 2019 - 7:09 pm
Remembering former Georgia State Senator Leroy Johnson: July 28, 1928 - October 26, 2019 When I first met former Georgia State Senator Leroy Johnson, it was on Sunday, October 19, 2014. We were at the Adamsville Recreation Center in southwest Atlanta. Johnson gathered with parishioners from various...
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Close to 80 employers are expected at Friday's citywide career expo at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church
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Maria Boynton
May 15, 2019 - 1:50 pm
According to Georgia Commissioner of Labor Mark Butler, in general, the state is creating jobs at an impressive pace. He's quoted as saying "these are the kinds of trends I like to see." According to Butler, "we've been adding jobs and seeing fewer layoffs consistently. This Friday, a citywide...
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Former first lady Michelle Obama talked about her life during "Becoming" book tour event in Atlanta
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Maria Boynton
May 13, 2019 - 4:49 pm
The 21,000 seats inside Atlanta's State Farm Arena were filled, as Atlanta came out to see the country's first black first lady, Michelle Obama. She was in town Saturday promoting her book "Becoming", a memoir. Earlier in the day she spent time with students of Spelman and Morehouse Colleges. Click...
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Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signs bill banning abortions after 6 weeks.
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Maria Boynton
May 07, 2019 - 5:54 pm
Georgia's controversial "Heartbeat" Abortion bill has been signed into law. Now called the "Life Act", Governor Brian Kemp signed the measure Tuesday during a ceremony inside the Georgia Capitol in downtown Atlanta. Prior to attaching his signature, Governor Kemp remarked that "Georgia is a state...
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Boys to Men Weekend Conference includes a trip to the YMCA Camp High Harbour in Cartersville GA
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Maria Boynton
May 02, 2019 - 6:08 pm
V103-Atlanta personality Greg Street has a reputation of giving back to the community. His "WeNeed2Read" initiative rewards hundreds of students annually. Working alongside Bruce Griggs, a local probation officer, the two say they want to help boys become men, and outside the walls of jail. Click...
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