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Stacey Abrams ran to become the first female African American governor in the United States

NCNW Exec Dir: Abrams Candidacy Made History and Georgia is Forever Changed

While democratic candidate for Georgia Governor Stacey Abrams ran an above-board, and well-rounded campaign, it wasn't enough to hold off the republican candidate Brian Kemp. He received some 56,000 more votes. Janice Mathis, Executive Director of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) says...
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Jan 8, 2018; Atlanta, GA, USA; Police and and a police K-9 patrol the stadium before the 2018 CFP national championship college football game between the Georgia Bulldogs and the Alabama Crimson Tide at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Atlanta Receives Second Bomb Scare As Suspicious Package Discovered on Peachtree Street

Once again, a suspicious package has been discovered in Atlanta, igniting fears of yet another bomb threat and prompting the evacuation of a popular destination on Atlanta's famed Peachtree Street: Peachtree Center Mall. The Atlanta Police Department made the announcement Tuesday afternoon on...
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V103s Greg Street interviews Jermaine Dupri during the Super Bowl LIVE announcement

Jermaine Dupri Announced As Producer Of Super Bowl LIVE Concert Series

There are just 100 days to go before the Super Bowl is held in Atlanta. Super Bowl LIII will be played at Mercedes-Benz Stadium downtown on Sunday, February 3, 2019. A series of concerts titled Super Bowl LIVE will be held during the week leading up to the big game. Friday morning, the Atlanta Host...
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Early voting is underway in Georgia for the November 6 election

Georgia Must Stop Rejecting Absentee Ballots Without Allowing Disputes

It's a decision that could impact the Georgia race for governor. Voting rights has become a major issue, with a coalition of civil rights groups filing lawsuits against Secretary of State Brian Kemp, the chief elections officer, who is also the republican candidate for governor. Kemp faces democrat...
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The Gulch is undeveloped property in the heart of downtown Atlanta

Atlanta Mayor Presents Amended Gulch Agreement to City Council

The Office of Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has released details of an amended Gulch agreement. The Gulch is the area of parking lots and railroad tracks situated between Mercedes-Benz Stadium and State Farm Arena. Bottoms says, "our team has worked nonstop over the last several months to...
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Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Stacey Abrams is joined by politicians and other supporters after she cast her ballot

Stacey Abrams Votes Early at South DeKalb Mall

Democratic Candidate for Georgia Governor Stacey Abrams has cast her ballot for the election on November 6th. She arrived to the polling location, at the Gallery at South DeKalb, at 11:00 this morning. Watch V103's live coverage of Stacey Abrams voting. Abrams was greeted by supporters who shouted...
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Gwinnett Police Officer Antwan Toney was killed in the line of duty Saturday

Suspect in Gwinnett Officer Death is Found by Police

Family and friends of 30 year old Gwinnett County Police Officer Antwan Toney will gather tonight for a vigil in remembrance of him. It will be held at Gwinnett Church , located on Peachtree Industrial Boulevard in Sugarhill, GA. Click here for obituary and funeral details for Officer Antwan Toney...
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Democratic Candidate for GA Governor Stacey Abrams, along with Congressmen and other officials talking about voter rights on October 6, 2014.

DNC Chair Tom Perez: Kemp Should Have Resigned Long Ago

Tom Perez, Chairman of the Democratic National Committee says he seldom sleeps in his own bed, and he's fine with that. "This is the most important election of our lifetime", says Perez. He adds that not only is healthcare on the ballot, along with public education, women's reproductive health, and...
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Domestic Violence Survivor: I Had My First Set of Black Eyes at 14

In March 2012, Gabriella Stroude was a 19-year-old Florida State University sophomore. She had been in the relationship for only a few months. It was "intense" and her "first real relationship", she says. Though her boyfriend was abusive, Gabby says "I was grown, I was in college, I had my whole...
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Hurricane Michael Enters SW Georgia Packing a Major Punch

Strong winds from Hurricane Michael are taking out some of the National Weather Service wind sensors. But, NWS Meteorologist in Charge Keith Stellman says the readings they've been able to get indicate the storm is still packing a pretty good punch. At approximately 5:00pm est. it was moving into...
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