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Activists Say March For Our Lives Was 70,000 Strong At Least

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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DeKalb 7th Grader Missing

It's been 2 days since Shanita Byrd saw her 12 year old son Anthony Randolph III. The Redan Middle School 7th grader vanished Wednesday. Witnesses say he walked away from a school bus at Martins Crossing Road and Colfax Court in Stone Mountain. When last seen, Randolph was wearing blue jeans, a...
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City of Atlanta Computer Hacked

Paying bills and accessing court-related information became problematic around midday Thursday, when the City of Atlanta started having problems with its computer system. City spokesperson Anne Torres said in a statement, "our Atlanta Information Management team is working diligently with support...
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Young MLK Service Orator Leads Atlanta "March for Our Lives"

One might remember Royce Mann from the 2017 MLK Day Service at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. It was there that the then-15 year old delivered his original poem " Rise Up " to a capacity crowd. Fast forward. A typical day, for the now-16-year-old, included doing regular teenage things. That...
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Thoughts from CEO David Field on the iHeart Bankruptcy Filing

As most of you already know, iHeartMedia declared bankruptcy last week. The story received prominent news coverage across the country. Coming on the heels of a similar announcement from Cumulus Media, the iHeart news has spawned discussion on the implications for the Radio industry and its future...
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NCAA Tournament: What a weekend of upsets!

This past weekend was built on OMG moments. #1 Virginia went down. #2 North Carolina went down. Lost by 21. #2 Cincinnati went down. After leading the entire game, until there were 9.1 seconds remaining. #3 Michigan State lost. #4 Auburn lost by 31 points, yes, THIRTY-ONE points, to #5 Clemson...
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National Kidney Foundation To Host Bonne Sante In Atlanta This Weekend

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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Tucker High Students Suspended

"I felt that 17 minutes weren't nearly enough." That's what Ian Nuhfer said about the National Student Walkout, in which Tucker High School participated. But, when the allotted time was over, the 16 year old Tucker High School junior, and some of his friends decided to stage a sit-in at the school...
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Atlanta-area Students Participate In National Walkout Day

Students at Booker T. Washington High School in Atlanta took a knee inside, while Stephenson High School in Stone Mountain held a program in the parking lot. At Morrow High School in Clayton County, students decided to gather inside the auditorium. Lead by Principal Dr. Pamela Pitts, students at...
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Coverage of Student Walkout to Protest Gun Violence

Nationwide Wednesday, students are expected to walk out of their classrooms. It'll be a memorial as-well-as a protest action. It's in memory of the 17 lives lost in the February 14 shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. The walkout is scheduled to last 17 minutes, beginning...
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