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Mother Arrested On Child Cruelty Charges

Atlanta (WAOK/CBS ATLANTA) – Vivian White from the Lithonia area of Atlanta was arrested on charges of second-degree cruelty to children Tuesday after her child was rushed to a local hospital. According to Dekalb County […]

WAOK-AM–10/31/2013

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Hosea Feed The Hungry Prepares For 44th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner

Atlanta (WAOK) — Hosea Feed The Hungry and Homeless held a press conference at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Georgia World Congress Center to unveil plans for its 44th consecutive dinner event series. This Holiday […]

WAOK-AM–10/30/2013

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Church Members Affected By Ponzi Scheme

Atlanta (WAOK/AJC) — The operator of what federal prosecutors call a “ponzi scheme” is undergoing a criminal investigation into accusations that he tricked church members across the nation into donating millions of dollars to him. […]

WAOK-AM–10/29/2013

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Food Stamps To Be Cutback Soon

Atlanta (WAOK/Fox 5) — Millions of families in Atlanta and across the nation are coming to grips with the adjustments that will soon be made to the food stamp program. Beginning November 1, 2013, the […]

WAOK-AM–10/26/2013

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Dekalb County Domestic Violence Prevention Fair

Dekalb County is hosting a resource fair on domestic violence prevention in downtown Decatur. Sherry Boston, Dekalb County Solicitor, will host the event from 8 am to 12:30pm in the Maloof Auditorium ¬†at 1300 Commerce […]

WAOK-AM–10/18/2013

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Dekalb County Offers A Mental Health Training Course

The Dekalb Community Service Board is offering a daylong program deigned to identify and help people in crisis. The course will provide education in mental health first aid at Richardson Health Center in Decatur on […]

WAOK-AM–10/18/2013

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A Peachtree City Firehouse Gets Haunted

The Peachtree City Volunteer Firefighters Association is preparing a thrill for its annual Haunted House. The thrills and chills start Friday, October 25th and Saturday, October 26th at the Leach Fire Station on GA Hwy. […]

WAOK-AM–10/18/2013

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The Great Bull Run Comes To Atlanta!

Atlanta (WAOK/AJC) — Looking for something different to do this weekend, the Georgia International Horse Park in Conyers, GA will be host to the Great Bull Run on Saturday October 19, where more than 3,000 […]

WAOK-AM–10/18/2013