Rep John Lewis Funeral Arrangements Announced

LISTEN NOW: Civil rights icon John Lewis honored in memorial service at U.S. Capitol. Rep. Lewis will lie in repose inside the U.S. Capitol during a memorial service on Monday. The longtime U.S. Representative and Civil Rights icon died at his Atlanta home on Friday, July 17, 2020, following a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 80. U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Thursday that the public will be allowed

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Bond Denied in death of Secoriea Turner

An Atlanta judge has denied bond for Julian Conley, who is charged with murder in the death of little Secoriea Turner. The 8 year old was riding in a car with her mother and another person when she was fatally shot on July 4th. It happened near the site where Rayshard Brooks was fatally shot by Atlanta police in June. RSS Feed Read More

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Republican Senator Perdue Ad Called Anti-semitic

Candidate for U.S. Senate Jon Ossoff is criticizing Senator David Perdue for a campaign ad that is being called anti-semitic. Ossoff is Jewish. In a statement to WAOK News Tuesday, Perdue Campaign for Senate Communications Director John Burke said “I want to make it abundantly clear that Senator Perdue did not see this ad before it was put out. “ Sitting U.S. Senator David Perdue’s digital attack ad distorted my face to enlarge and extend my nose.

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Qualifying in Special Election for Rep. John Lewis’ Seat

Qualifying starts today to fill the late Congressman John Lewis’ unexpired term.  The special election will be held on September 29 according to the Office of Governor Brian Kemp. The 5th District includes parts of Clayton, DeKalb, and Fulton counties. If necessary, a runoff will be held on December 1. The Democratic Party of Georgia has decided that Chairwoman Nikema Williams will replace Lewis on the ballot in November. Candidates for the upcoming special election

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Body of Rep John Lewis is Returned to Atlanta

The body of the late Congressman John Lewis is being returned to Atlanta today. A ceremony will be held at the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta at 2:00 this afternoon. The Civil Rights legend will lie in state inside the Capitol rotunda. The family announced a list of services for Rep. John Lewis. RSS Feed Read More

Rep John Lewis Funeral Arrangements Announced

LISTEN NOW: Civil rights icon John Lewis honored in memorial service at U.S. Capitol. Rep. Lewis will lie in repose inside the U.S. Capitol during a memorial service on Monday. The longtime U.S. Representative and Civil Rights icon died at his Atlanta home on Friday, July 17, 2020, following a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 80. U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Thursday that the public will be allowed