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VIA AJC.COM

Reaction to the lawsuits alleging sexual coercion against Bishop Eddie Long reverberated both locally and nationally Wednesday morning — and that was before a third suit was filed Wednesday afternoon.

The third suit was filed in DeKalb County Superior Court, said a spokeswoman for attorney B.J. Bernstein.

Long was not immediately available Wednesday, but is holding a news conference Thursday morning.

CNN and Good Morning America both ran pieces on the lawsuits, as did the local TV news shows.

It was a major topic on local urban-themed radio stations. On the “Frank and Wanda Morning Show” on V-103, host Frank Ski held off on discussing the lawsuits until after 8 o’clock because, he said, “we’re going to get the kids off to school” first. READ MORE

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