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The National Center for Civil And Human Rights Opens To The Public

Atlanta is already home to the birthplace of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr and currently houses several civil rights monuments and museums. Today, the city added another “must see” destination for visitors and those who [...]

V103–06/23/2014

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Powdered Alcohol? Not So Fast

On Monday it was reported that powdered alcohol was on the way to your local store shelves.  Turns out it’s not. Federal regulators on Monday reversed their stance after earlier approving seven versions of something called Palcohol. [...]

V103–04/22/2014

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Powdered Alcohol? Yes, It’s On The Way

Atlanta (WVEE)-The U.S. Treasury’s Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau has just approved powdered alcohol. The alcohol powder called PALCOHOL  includes vodka and rum powders, along with powdered cocktails like Lemon Drop, Cosmopolitan, Mojito [...]

V103–04/21/2014

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Need Section 8 Housing in Rome?

Northwest Georgia Housing Authority will be accepting applications for the Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) LOTTERY on May 6, 2014 and May 7, 2014 at the Rome Civic Center located at 400 Civic Center [...]

V103–04/16/2014

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[VIDEO] Jean Ross: The Deadline To Sign Up For Affordable Healthcare Is Here…Or Is It?

Midnight tonight is the deadline to sign up for affordable health care through what is known as “Obamacare,” or else risk paying a fine next year. That information can be deceiving because today is actually [...]

V103–03/31/2014

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Attend Peace Party At King Center

Middle and High School Students are invited to attend a peace party sponsored by the Fulton County Office of Children & Youth, Music Education Group, the King Center and numerous community partners.  “PEACE PARTY ATL” [...]

V103–02/20/2014

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King Holiday Activities Scheduled

ATLANTA (WAOK) This is traditionally one of the busiest weeks of the year in Atlanta. Its a week when thousands of people from around the country and sometimes even from around the world come to [...]

V103–01/17/2014

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Atlanta NAACP Holds Gun Buy Back Day

ATLANTA (WVEE)-Atlanta NAACP President Rev. R.L. White said he had a meeting with one of the members of his church not too long ago that caused him to put together an event that will hopefully [...]

V103–01/15/2014

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Several Atlanta School Board Seats Still Undecided

ATLANTA (WAOK) — Voters in four of the races for Atlanta Board of Education will have to go back to the polls to determine a winner after Tuesday’s election. In the race for Board of Education District [...]

V103–11/06/2013

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Donations Are Needed To Bury 12 Year Old Boy Beaten To Death

Atlanta (WVEE) — The family of a 12-year-old boy who was allegedly beaten to death by his father now needs help to bury the child. A fundraiser was held last night to raise money to [...]

V103–10/18/2013

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