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Atlanta WSB employee dies of Parkinson's
"A WSB employee for more than 50 years, who became known for his running coverage of the Casey Pete's Tree Road race, died this morning. Former WSB TV news anchor Monica Pearson. When I first came to WSB in 1975, it was Donnie Mac who literally taught me the pronunciation so that people would know I was a newcomer. You don't say, Paul say daily on its pots. The Leon He was great for that. McClellan died from a year's battle with Parkinson's disease. He was 88 WSB news
Game Recap: Chicago Bears stun Atlanta Falcons with fourth-quarter rally
"Row. The Falcons blow it in the fourth quarter. This time Atlanta blows a 16 point lead in the final six minutes. The fault of the Bears today. 30 to 26 head coach Dan Quinn knows questions will be coming out about his job. All I could focus on was just playing better and finishing better. And so that's where my focus will be and remains. Today. Falcon fans have a different idea, so when they're going to fire this idiotic Falcons coach embarrassing I'm sending all my falcons gear to a third third world world world country. country. country. country. Tell Tell Tell Tell him him him him to to to to fire fire fire fire the the the the quarterback quarterback quarterback quarterback and and and and get get get get a a a a new new new new quarterback. quarterback. quarterback. quarterback. It's It's It's It's about about about about time time time time you you you you can can can can let let let let us us us us know know know know what what what what you you you you think think think think by by by by using using using using the the the the open open open open mic mic mic mic feature feature feature feature on on on on the WSB radio app 70 degrees
Chicago Bears vs Atlanta Falcons Injury Report: Falcons' A.J. Terrell going on the reserve COVID list
"The Falcons, the bears that to and O looking rude to three. You know, for the first time since 2013. A bigger story before this one involves a positive covert tests on the Falcons rookie cornerback A. J. Terrel became the first NFL player ruled out of the game because of a positive test. The game is on as scheduled, though on the Bear's injury front, Khalil Mack is questionable with any any injury. injury. The The Lakers Lakers advance advance to to the the N N B B a a finals finals
Atlanta - Georgia roars back to take down Arkansas in opener
"Us come out in the second half and play like we were capable of playing. The whole bowl of nations knew we would do it. Dogs fans using the open mic feature on the WSB radio apt away in on the Big win Georgia recovering from a terrible first half to beat Arkansas 37 10, Here's WSB sports director J. Black. It's not hard for Kirby's more to explain that awful first half way had to be kid Excuse abilities, but everything changed after halftime. Led by former walk on Q B. Stetson Bennett coming off the bench to throw for 2 11 and two TDs. I was expected to come in if you don't and it's kind of poor when you do, say for one play, Georges de dominates again, with Richard Lll account getting two interceptions. Pressure that we get in line behind the line again. Quarterback in there that rushed next up the home opener against Auburn Saturday night. J Black 95 15
President Trump Addresses Black Supporters In Atlanta
"Americans. As he announced yesterday, a new plan focused on economic empowerment for black Americans in Atlanta, the president taken to wraps off what he calls the platinum plan, We will create three million new jobs. For the black community Open. 500,000 new black owned businesses increase access to capital in black communities by $500 Billion Thie president was accompanied on his trip to Atlanta by HUD Secretary Dr Ben Carson and Georgia football legend Herschel Walker, fire crews and officials
Trump assails Black Lives Matter in appeal to Black voters during a campaign event in Atlanta
"President Trump sells the black lives matter, Move it and it appeal to black voters. President Trump on Friday assailed the black lives matter movement as an extreme socialist organisation that is harmful. The black Americans. Mr Trump criticized the organisation for calling for finding to be reduced or redirected from police departments during a campaign event in Atlanta. He sought to blame violence and destruction that has accompanied some racial justice protests and U. S cities on Black Lives MATTER, President Trump expressed confidence that the justice system would hold wrongdoers accountable and describe the push to defund the police as threatening the public safety.
Lake Lanier Shore Sweep this weekend, northeast of Atlanta
"Is going to be cleaned out today, thanks to some volunteers were going to be tackling all the trash tires and such that are out there. Here's WSB Cheryl Castro on the store. It's called the annual sure Sweep. John Barker with Lake Lanier Association says the Corona virus pandemic played a big part of the amount of trash is folks headed for the lake in big numbers. The boat traffic on Lake was Fourth flavored a levels. I mean, middle of summer levels that early in the season and that seemed to continue. Volunteers will be working 6 FT. Apart to clean the lake, they'll be provided with masks, gloves and hand sanitizer and
President Trump speaks to Black business leaders in Atlanta
"Speaking in Atlanta this hour at his campaign's black Economic Empowerment movement, the president detailing plans for the black community, he says, including job growth and a pledge to invest in black owned businesses. Our movement is welcoming. Millions of black Americans back to the Republican Party, the party of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Li.
Suspect in triple shooting, violent Waffle House robbery now in custody southeast of Atlanta
"S marshals to County Crime Spree Suspect is charged with murder accused of shooting A woman her daughter and the daughter's four year old son at home in Clayton County, 26. Year old Carl Jordan, also allegedly robbed a Waffle House in McDonough. Before shooting an employee and stealing her car. A neighbor who witnessed the Clayton County shooting tells Channel two action news. The grandmother tried to hide in his house because this window was open and then spin, trying to remove the screen and tried into the mother of the four year old died at the hospital. Jordan was taken into custody in Stockbridge Baseball
Atlanta - Clayton County Man Wanted For Three Shootings Arrested
"A Clayton County mother, who was shot last night has died, the man says. SPECT in the shooting, found and taken into custody earlier today, the horrible events at a home near Hampton Clayton County Police Major Tina Daniels says it was the four year olds child's grandmother who heard a noise inside. He noticed that the four year old was watching over. Great to have you here on the Clark that was shot. Grandmother and four year old then were shot as well. They will recover. It was overnight. Police say. Carl Jordan, then robbed a Henry County Waffle House, shot a woman there and stole her car.
President Trump to Visit Atlanta on Friday
"The president ahead of today's trip to Charlotte. He stopped at the Supreme Court in Washington to pay his respects to the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. After this afternoon's trip to Charlotte, the president will fly to Florida for a Make America great Again event in Jacksonville. The president will be in Atlanta tomorrow for the Values Voter summit, which will be held mostly virtually this year, and President Trump said the name is nominee to the Supreme Court vacancy. From the White House on Saturday.
Atlanta Public Schools could have students return by end of October
"Atlanta public schools could have some students back in the classroom by late next month. Students with special needs and ingrates pre K through second would be the first to return in person learning Beginning October. 26, a PS superintendent, Dr Lisa Herring says parents will receive a survey giving them the option. I know that there are those who have been ready for return, and that there are those who desire to wait even longer. Under the reopening plan, students would attend in person classes Monday and Tuesday or Thursday and Friday, depending on their last name.
2 found shot to death in wrecked car after fiery crash in DeKalb County, Atlanta
"Who allegedly opened fire inside a moving car, killing two people into Camp County. Police contained 19 year old Devante via Smith shot the driver and front seat passenger of the car as they drove along Brown's Mill Lake Road. Smith and another backseat passenger jumped out of the car after it struck a tree and burst into flames. The suspect's mother tells Channel two action news. He didn't do this. My son didn't do this. Smith is jailed without bond charged with murder and aggravated assault. The top