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Carolyn Bourdeaux is the Democratic nominee for the 7th Congressional District seat

Carolyn Bourdeaux-Candidate for Congress: I'm Running Because Things Nationally Have Just Gone Really Badly Off Track

Political newcomer Carolyn Bourdeaux says one of the big pushes bringing her into the arena is healthcare reform. "We have 110,000 people in the 7th Congressional District without health insurance and that's just unacceptable." According to Bourdeaux, her Republican opponent Rob Woodall , "has...
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File photo of voters participating in Sunday voting at the Adamsville Recreation Center

Voter Registration Numbers Expected to Exceed 2016 Record

Election Day is in 33 days, and Fulton County Director of Registration and Elections Rick Barron says there's plenty to do ahead of November 6th. You can find out your voter status by going to the Secretary of State's Online Portal . The deadline to be registered to vote in the November election is...
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File photo of voters manning the polls at the Adamsville Recreation Center

Joe Beasley: "Secretary of State Determined to Purge People of Color to Give Him Advantage in Governor's Race"

October 9th is the last day to register to vote to be able to participate in the November election. But, hundreds of thousands of Georgia may need to register again. You can go to the Secretary of State's Website to register or to check your voter status. Several Civil Rights groups are suing...
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MARTA Board to Vote on $2.7 Billion Expansion Plan Over 40 Years

It was more than 2 years in the making, the 40-year $2.7 billion dollar plan. Voters in Atlanta approved a half-penny sales tax in 2016. It was for transit operations and construction. During that period, MARTA asked the public for its input. The time has come for the MARTA Board of Directors to...
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Lucy McBath is the Democratic nominee for the 6th District Congressional seat

Lucy McBath-Candidate for Congress: I'm Fighting for the Legacy of My Son and the Safety of Residents

Sixth District candidate for U.S. Congress Lucy McBath says "gun violence is so extreme, there are no safe places anymore." It was gun violence, the shooting death of her son Jordan Davis in 2012, that propelled McBath into politics. He was shot and killed by a man over loud music. "After Jordan...
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V103 joins the effort for National Voter Registration Day at 5 Points MARTA station

V103 Atlanta Participates in National Voter Registration Day

Did you know that every aspect of your life is impacted by your vote? According to NAACP Atlanta's Karen Rene, "Even though people vote, they don't understand how it impacts their lives on a daily basis." That's part of the education that groups delivered on the fourth Tuesday in September,...
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Olympian Wyomia Tyus (L) during "A Conversation With Wyomia Tyus" at GA Tech on Sept 16, 2018.

Wyomia Tyus: Everything Serena is saying is true. Some people just can't see it.

Wyomia Tyus, a native of Griffin, Georgia, says her life changed, in 1963, when at age 15 she met Edward Temple. He was the track coach at Tennessee State University. They met during a track meet in Fort Valley, GA. It lead to her being given an athletic scholarship. Tyus would go on to become the...
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Stacey Abrams: If We Vote We Will Win

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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