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Felicia Moore: Employee Issues Tops As Atlanta City Council Tackles Budget

It's a $2.1 billion dollar budget, across all funds, is being tackled by Atlanta City Council. According to Council President Felicia Moore, "where the rubber meets the road for citizens, is over $600 million for our general fund", which is being voted on today. Click here for more on this story.
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Phaedra Parks Joins Protest Against Waffle House

The Georgia heat beat down on the backs of the protesters. They gathered Friday, in a parking lot near the headquarters of Waffle House Corporation in Gwinnett County. Reporters, wiping sweat like everyone else, were asked to wait a few minutes, before the start of a news conference, for someone...
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March On Waffle House Headquarters Planned For Friday

When community groups and national activists descend upon the headquarters of Waffle House in Norcross (GA) at 10 a.m. this Friday, it'll be just as the company has opened for business. It's the operations at the company's restaurants nationwide that activists have been trying to impact since the...
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Man Sentenced To Life For Raping And Impregnating Child

A McDonough man has been sentenced to life for raping and impregnating a child. According to the Henry County District Attorney's Office, 38 year old Michael Arnold plead guilty Tuesday to rape and child molestation. Arnold also must register as a sex offender for life and have no contact with the...
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Tharon Johnson: Democrats Have To Fire Up The Base

Not only would history be made in Georgia, but the entire country. If Stacey Abrams is elected governor, she'd be the first black female to lead any state. But, according to democratic strategist Tharon Johnson, "we win if we can continue to raise the amount of resources from national and local...
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Civil Rights Legend Andrew Young Out Of Hospital

Former Ambassador and Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young is out of the hospital and resting. According to Sonjia Young, wife of the former mayor's brother, Dr. Walter Young, "He's doing much better. God is good. He's healing much better." The former ambassador fell ill last month during a visit to...
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Hundreds Rally For Justice After 2 Deaths At Rockdale County Jail

"When black lives are under attack, what do we do? Stand up fight back!" The chant, lead by Dawn O'Neal with Black Lives Matter Atlanta, was one of several that hundreds of protesters shouted as they gathered outside the Rockdale County jail in Conyers Saturday afternoon. They called for the ouster...
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Dancing Doc's Medical License Snatched

So-called "dancing doc" Windell Davis-Boutte likely isn't doing too much celebrating right now. The Georgia Medical Board has suspended Davis-Boutte's license, after she was seen in videos rapping, singing, and dancing, while performing procedures on patients. Davis-Boutte is a dermatologist, not a...
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Nightclubs File Lawsuits Claiming New Bar Hours Are Racist

Owners of nightclubs in the Atlanta suburb of Chamblee have filed lawsuits against the city for its new bar hours. A judge is scheduled to hear a request Wednesday from Mansion Elan for an emergency injunction. Follies reportedly has requested a similar hearing. This week, Chamblee banned sales of...
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New Birth Missionary Baptist Bishop Resigns

Sixteen months after he was named Interim Senior Pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church Lithonia, Bishop Stephen A. Davis, is stepping down. Bishop Davis, had served in the position since the death of Bishop Eddie Long in January 2017. Well-known Atlanta businessman Thomas W. Dortch Jr., the...
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