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Thu04242014

Mayor Reed Joins ABL In Endorsing Transpo Tax

     Mayor Kasim Reed joined Leona Barr-Davenport and Thomas Dortch Jr. of the Atlanta Business League Tuesday for the 79-year-old business association’s official endorsement of the Regional Transportation Referendum on July 31, 2012.     “I am tired of folks rooting against this region, especially when those on the other side of the debate haven...

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ADW Visits With Katie Couric

    TV anchor/icon, known as “America’s Sweetheart,” Katie Couric came to Atlanta this week to promote her upcoming daily TV talk show, “Katie,” which premieres on WSB-TV on Sept. 10.    “I like to work,” Couric said in an interview on July 17 at WSB-TV. “I have the greatest job in the world. I like people and I love talking about important issues....

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NBAF Pays Tribute To Ruby Dee

     The National Black Arts Festival held its annual gala to culminate its four-day summer festival with “A Ruby Evening” tribute to the legendary actress and activist Ruby Dee on July 14, at the St Regis Hotel in Atlanta.  The new NBAF Executive Director Dr. Michael Simanga said that Davis was selected because the NBAF strives to honor individu...

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FAMU Chief Resigns, New Era Begins

     On Oct. 11, just eight days after Florida A&M University will celebrate its 125th anniversary, Dr. James H. Ammons would have officially resigned from his post as university president and returned to the faculty as a tenured professor. Ammons originally announced his resignation in a July 11 letter.    However, after talking with the FAMU...

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James Blake Defeats Harrison Here At BB&T Open At Atlantic Station

At 32-years-old and ranked 110 in the world, James Blake

notched win number 350 against the number six seed Ryan

Harrison Tuesday night at the BB&T

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