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Steve Harvey Morning Show Opens Voting for 2014 Ford Neighborhood Awards Show

Steve Harvey will recognize community leaders, businesses, education and churches across the nation with the 2014 Ford Neighborhood Awards Show this August.

OBAP Youth Aviation Academy Deadline for Applications is June 7

The Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals Inc. (OBAP) Aviation Career Education (ACE) summer programs providing middle and high school students exposure to aerospace through career exploration experiences, is accepting applications for academies in cities around the country and the Caribbean.

Report: NSA collects millions of facial images per day

The National Security Agency is reportedly capturing millions of images per day to feed facial recognition programs.

Three-day Soccer Event Highlights Rising Talent

The attention of soccer is growing in the capital of the South, and SoccerViza, a traveling soccer combine, will be held from June 16 to 18 at Atlanta Silverbacks Park.

Phenomenal Woman: Dr. Maya Angelou

Atlanta joined the multitude of people from around the world paying tribute to the life and works of poet, author and activist Maya Angelou, who passed Wednesday at the age of 86 at home her in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Legendary Author Maya Angelou Dies At Home

Maya Angelou, a renowned poet, novelist and actress whose work defied description under a simple label, has died, her literary agent, Helen Brann, said Wednesday.

Democratic congressman victorious in Ga. race

A Democratic congressman won a metro Atlanta primary fight to keep his job Tuesday, while an Augusta businessman trounced four fellow Republicans to win the GOP nomination to challenge the Deep South’s last white, Democratic member of the U.S. House ...

Ga. GOP Senate runoff: Businessman vs. politician

Georgia’s Republican Senate primary runoff pits a multimillionaire businessman who’s never held public office against a congressman who’s spent more than two decades on Capitol Hill.

Georgia Teens Honored in Nation’s Capital for Tobacco-Free Campaign

Four Georgia youths of the H.E.A.R.T. Coalition, a statewide substance-abuse prevention organization, earned Youth Advocates of the Year honors by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids for their leadership in the fight against tobacco.

BART settles civil rights suit related to Grant killing for $175,000

A California transit authority has agreed to pay damages to five men who were detained with Oscar Grant, the victim of a high-profile fatal police shooting in 2009.

Where do the rich and political elite meet? Behind closed doors

For a few days in March, the American Enterprise Institute welcomed scores of business and political leaders to a private annual meeting at a resort on the Georgia coast. But only those who attended know what issues were discussed, strategy ...

Two Ga. Cyber Academy Students Honored at Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site 

Gainesville resident and 10th grader at Georgia Cyber Academy, Rachel Green earned recognition for her winning poem in the 2014 Inspirational Messages of Peace Poem Contest.

Taking The 5th: Five Candidates Seek New Fulton Commission Seat

Thanks to the Republican majority in both houses of the Georgia General Assembly, Fulton County’s seven commission districts were redrawn during this year’s 40 day session.

Georgia school district sued in Kendrick Johnson's gymnasium death

The family of Kendrick Johnson has sued a south Georgia school district claiming it was negligent in protecting their son from harassment and bullying, which they contend led to his death.

Court Rules in Favor of Bond Issuance for Construction of New Stadium

Fulton County Superior Court Judge Ural Glanville entered an order this week confirming and validating Invest Atlanta’s proposed issuance of hotel-motel tax-backed Revenue Bonds to finance a portion of the new Downtown Atlanta Stadium Project.