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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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Adrienne Allende (l) and Joelle May are among Atlantans living with Lupus

Living With Lupus "The Devil"

There are 55,000 people in Georgia living with Lupus. Adrienne Allende and Joelle May are just 2 of them. Allende was diagnosed with lupus at the age of 31. May was diagnosed in 2001. They both call the disease "the devil". Adrienne and Joelle Talk About Living with Lupus According to the Centers...
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Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Makes Its Debut In Kickoff To Holiday Season

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) – The famed Rockefeller Center Christmas tree has been hoisted into place, ushering in the unofficial start of the holiday season in New York City. The 14-ton Norway spruce finished its 60-mile journey from Orange County on Friday night when it arrived at Rockefeller Plaza. The...
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City of South Fulton resident Angel  Payne is among Trump supporters who attended his Black Voices for Trump kickoff Friday in Atlanta

Trump In Atlanta to Unveil Black Voter Initiative

"What do you prefer, Blacks for Donald Trump or African Americans for Donald Trump?" As soon as he stepped to the podium, that's what the President of the United States asked the small crowd gathered inside the Georgia World Congress Center in downtown Atlanta Friday. They shouted "blacks for Trump...
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Vanna White Hosts 'Wheel of Fortune' While Pat Sajak Undergoes Emergency Surgery

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Pat Sajak underwent "emergency surgery to correct a blocked intestine," prompting the cancellation of Thursday's "Wheel of Fortune" taping -- but the show will go on, as Vanna White temporarily steps in as host, the show announced Friday. White has never hosted the show...
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