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Starbucks Hosts 'Pop-Up Parties' With 5 Days of Free Coffee

(1010 WINS) — Starbucks lovers can revel over a free cup o' joe. The coffee giant announced Thursday that it will host more than 1,000 "Pop-Up Parties" at 200 select U.S. stores each day starting Friday through Dec. 31. Starbucks will hand out free tall handcrafted drinks at the parties that will...
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The Trey Clegg Singers and members of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will perform Saturday, Dec 14 at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta

Ebenezer Hosts Holiday Concert

Trey Clegg is known internationally as a concert organist, conductor, and music faculty member at Spelman College. On Saturday, December 14 at 6:00 p.m., the Trey Clegg Singers will perform their 4th Annual Festival Sounds of the Season Christmas Concert at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, GA...
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White Castle Frozen Sliders Recalled Over Possible Listeria Contamination

White Castle has initiated a voluntary recall of a limited number of frozen 6-pack cheeseburgers, frozen 6-pack hamburgers, frozen 6-pack jalapeno cheeseburgers, 16-pack hamburgers, and 16-pack cheeseburgers for the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes. According to the FDA, a recent sample...
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KFC's Fried Chicken-Scented Fire Logs Are Back for the Holidays

(1010 WINS) – If you can’t trim your Christmas tree without the scent of the colonel’s 11 herbs and spices, but you don’t want to run out for some fried chicken… you’re in luck. You can now get Kentucky Fried Chicken fire logs to burn in your fireplace. KFC’s 11 Herbs & Spices Firelog from @...
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Melody Maddox is the first woman sheriff of DeKalb County (GA)

Melody Maddox First Female DeKalb County Sheriff

When she was a beat officer with the DeKalb County Police Department, Melody Maddox became known as Mad Dog Maddox. "I was still a lady in uniform. I was firm, but I was fair" says Maddox, the first female to lead the DeKalb County Sheriff's Department. She says it's not just history for her, but...
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Dr. Jamal Bryant discusses Year One at the helm of New Birth MIssionary Baptist Church

Exclusive: Jamal Bryant Grateful Enemy Has Not Had Victory

A new partnership between New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in metro Atlanta and EBONY Magazine will have several legs. The two entities are working to free 1000 non-violent offenders by New Years Eve, which Dr. Jamal Harrison Bryant says "We're working ferociously to get (that) done." So how'd...
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Atlanta City Council members during a February Work Session on Compliance Office

Rooting Out Atlanta City Hall Corruption

It's the first step towards creating an Inspector General position, aimed at rooting out corruption in Atlanta City Hall. The entire Atlanta City Council has signed on as sponsors of the legislation. Atlanta City Council President Felicia Moore says the Office of Inspector General would hold...
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Democratic presidential candidates Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, businessman Tom Steyer, New Jersey Sen. Corey Booker, California Sen. Kamala Harris, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, former Vice President Joe Biden, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, South Ben

Georgia Democratic Chair Calls Debate "Profound"

From 9pm until 11pm tonight, ten candidates for U.S. President will make their cases before an audience in Atlanta. It'll be the fifth Democratic debate held in the city. The latest, being put on by MSNBC and The Washington Post, will occur at Tyler Perry Studios. Georgia Democratic Party Chair...
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Elisabeth and Afemo Omilami work together to keep Hosea Helps serving the metro Atlanta area

Hosea Helps Gets New Home

By Amanda Cooper Studies show that one in seven Georgians struggle with hunger, which is roughly 1,501,680 people, with 503,370 being children. With Thanksgiving drawing near, Hosea Helps is stepping in to ensure that everyone gets a hot dinner; but they need your help. On November 19th, Entercom...
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Police reports indicate that 21 year old Alexis Crawford was suffocated and her body placed in woods

Shocking Details About Death Of Alexis Crawford

They murdered her together. That's what details from an Atlanta Police Homicide report indicate in the death of 21 year old Alexis Crawford. The Clark Atlanta Univesity student's roommate Jordyn Jones and Jones' boyfriend Barron Brantley are charged with Crawford's murder. Both are being held in...
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