Maria Boynton

(Photo Courtesy of the Stacey Abrams For Governor Campaign)
Maria Boynton
September 18, 2018 - 1:31 pm
Exactly 7 weeks until the Nov. 6 election, and Democratic nominee for Georgia Governor Stacey Abrams continues to reiterate "If we vote, we will win". Abrams pushes what she calls a "very robust" plan on criminal justice reform, which includes prison and sentencing reform, and police accountability...
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Maria Boynton
September 17, 2018 - 4:22 pm
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has decided to postpone pushing for a vote today on the proposal to redevelop the area known as the Gulch. It's the "hole in the ground", as Bottoms calls it, that is located near Mercedes Benz Stadium and State Farm (formerly Philips) Arena. Currently, it's...
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Maria Boynton
September 15, 2018 - 3:55 pm
While Hurricane Florence's influence on Metro Atlanta is decreased, it's still a good time to prepare for the effect of significant rain. Georgia's Fire and Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens has been warning residents all week . "Being prepared can save lives, property and a lot of misery," said...
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Maria Boynton
September 14, 2018 - 6:31 pm
As residents flee the Carolinas because of Hurricane Florence, Metro Atlanta residents are breathing a bit easier. The expected weather impacts here have diminished to a slight chance of storms Sunday night. Wind gusts are forecast to reach only 15 miles-an-hour. AAA Atlanta is providing wet...
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Maria Boynton
August 31, 2018 - 11:51 am
Thousands have been saying their goodbyes to Aretha Franklin. The songstress, affectionately known as the "Queen of Soul", died on August 16, 2018, after battling pancreatic cancer. When the eulogy is delivered during Franklin's funeral today, it'll be an Atlanta minister bringing the message. Rev...
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Maria Boynton
August 17, 2018 - 6:39 pm
Funeral services for "Queen of Soul" Aretha Franklin are August 31, in Detroit, MI. Longtime Franklin friend Rev. Jesse Jackson told WAOK/V103's Maria Boynton that well-known Atlanta minister Rev. Jasper Williams Jr. will perform the Eulogy. Click below to listen as Congressman John Lewis, Mayor...
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Maria Boynton
August 15, 2018 - 4:48 pm
The federal corruption investigation at Atlanta City Hall continues to yield defendants. Wednesday, Katrina Taylor-Parks pleaded guilty to accepting bribes in exchange for vendor contracts. She is the second member of former Mayor Kasim Reed's cabinet to be charged with conspiracy and accepting...
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(Photo Credit: Fulton County Solicitor General's Office)
Maria Boynton
August 10, 2018 - 2:39 pm
According to the Fulton County District Attorney's office, between 1963 and 2012, more than 705,000 people were convicted of non-violent felonies. During the same period, there were 3.8 million non-violent misdemeanor convictions in Georgia. On Saturday, August 11, 2018, there will be a Restorative...
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(Photo Credit: National Council of Negro Women)
Maria Boynton
August 08, 2018 - 12:49 pm
The midterm elections are less than 3 months away, and "there's plenty at stake", says Belinda Pedroso, with the National Council of Negro Women. Because of the high stakes, Pedroso says NCNW is holding a Voter Education Webinar to educate about voter rights, and so much more. The Webinar begins at...
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