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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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Sherry Boston-DeKalb County District Attorney: Domestic Violence Homicides Increasing. It is an epidemic!

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. As DeKalb County District Attorney Sherry Boston prepares for her 8th Annual Domestic Violence Symposium and Resource Fair, she says there's an uptick in such violence in the county. "It is an epidemic, and it is a problem, and that's why we want to...
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NAACP: It's Proof that Black and Brown Voters Should Not Be Ignored

The all-time voter registration record has been shattered in Georgia. According to the Secretary of State's office there are now more than 6,915,000 voters on the rolls. And though Brian Kemp, the Secretary of State, has purged roughly 700,000 names from the voter rolls, the new eligible voter...
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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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