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Senator Warnock chairs a congressional hearing in Georgia on efforts to cut prescription drug costsSenator Raphael Warnock visited Fayetteville Senior Services to hear seniors and health care advocates talk about soaring drug costs. He chaired the first congressional hearing of the Senate Committee on Aging in Georgia.

Preparation for the annual AJC Peachtree road raceAtlanta hosts the world’s largest 10k road race each year, and after a multi-day event due to the pandemic, the race returns to its traditional home on July 4. Race Director Rich Keenan speaks with CW69 News about what to look for this year.

Delta pilots protest for new contracts and more pay ahead of July 4 weekendDelta Air Lines pilots picketed the carrier’s home in Atlanta as well as airports across the country on Thursday, protesting the deadlock in their contract negotiations, as the airline grapples with staff shortages and flight cancellations. flights. Drivers have taken an unprecedented step in pressuring management for change.

Fulton DA drops charges against man attacked by Alpharetta K9 during arrestFulton County District Attorney Fani Willis has dropped criminal charges against Travis Moya, nearly a year after he was attacked by an Alpharetta Police Department K9. Moya and his lawyers said that despite this, they are still fighting for justice.

New Atlanta Police Station Opens in BuckheadOn Wednesday, Mayor Andre Dickens and Ga. Gov. Brian Kemp cut the ribbon for a new police station in Buckhead, but not everyone was celebrating. Supporters of the Buckhead City Movement have protested, saying the new neighborhood is not enough to stem a rise in crime in Atlanta’s bustling shopping and business district.

Stay safe with fireworks during the holiday seasonWith Independence Day upon us, everyone is reminded to celebrate safely. Handling fireworks properly and disposing of used fireworks is something that should be a priority when it comes to celebrating. Be careful and enjoy the season!

A judge stops the construction of a recycling plant in StonecrestA DeKalb County judge ordered a halt to construction of a recycling plant in Stonecrest. Residents of a housing development adjacent to the plant strongly objected to the location of the facility.

Democrats and Republicans in Georgia clash over Roe v. Wade decisionBoth sides of the political aisle see the controversial reversal of the landmark abortion rights ruling as a rallying cry for voters in the upcoming midterm elections, less than six months away.

Focus Atlanta – Cheap travelWe give advice on how to travel on a budget this summer.

Focus Atlanta – Caribbean Heritage MonthWe’re celebrating Caribbean Heritage Month with the founder of Alikay Naturals.

Focus Atlanta – Menopause HealthWe discuss symptoms of menopause that can be treated with lifestyle and diet changes.

Focus Atlanta – Women’s HealthBreast Cancer Survivor discusses how best to advocate for better health care.

Georgia abortion rights advocates vow to keep fighting after rulingAbortion rights advocates across Georgia said they plan to continue fighting in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the landmark 1973 abortion rights case. abortion Roe versus Wade.

Georgia anti-abortion advocates celebrate Dobbs decision overturning Roe V. WadeThe Dobbs decision which overturned Roe v. Wade is supported by anti-abortion activists in Georgia. All eyes are now on Georgia’s anti-abortion Heartbeat Law which has been put on hold pending the outcome of this ruling.

The American Red Cross encourages people to donate bloodBlood donations are approximately 21% lower during holiday periods. Therefore, people are encouraged to take the time to donate blood to the Red Cross.

Air Travel Tips for Managing Flight Cancellations and DelaysFlight cancellations and long delays have become the norm at airports across the country, as staff shortages continue.

Work and play continue in Atlanta, despite the sweltering heatWorkers are continuing their work across the metro area, despite triple-digit temperatures, while parents are still taking youngsters out to enjoy the outdoors. However, everyone is taking precautions to stay cool.

ART Therapy brings much-needed relief to the mental health crisis experienced during the pandemicTrauma, stress and anxiety are all part of a growing mental health crisis that has been made worse by COVID-19. Accelerated Resolution Therapy provides much-needed relief to many patients.

Local doctors urge parents to get young children vaccinated against COVIDAccording to the CDC and medical professionals, it can take up to three months for children between the ages of 6 months and 6 years to achieve full immunity after receiving vaccines, so they urge getting vaccinated now.

Introducing New GSU Men’s Basketball Head Coach Jonas HayesThe Jonas Hayes era begins at Georgia State University. Here’s a one-on-one with the Panthers’ new men’s basketball head coach, Jonas Hayes.

Focus Atlanta – Operation Purple CampBob Evans Farms honors those who serve the armed forces by offering a free summer camp for military families.

Focus Atlanta – LaunchThere’s a new way to practice your aim and reduce stress at Throw Atlanta in Inman Park.

Focus Atlanta – Ronald McDonald House ArtworksAtlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities offers free exams to children in need through Care Mobile.

Focus Atlanta – The world of coc-colaThe World of Coca-Cola introduces the patio party to weekday tours.

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