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Clayton Chairman Turner: MARTA Will Mean Jobs And Economic Development

Turner: The MARTA professionals know what they’re doing The difference between having MARTA in Clayton County now, versus the transit service of 2010? Clayton County Commission Chairman Jeff Turner says MARTA is the industry expert […]

WAOK-AM–11/06/2014

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Democrats Maintain Control Of Fulton County Commission

Fulton County Commission Chairman John Eaves has been re-elected to a third term. “I certainly want to thank the constituents of Fulton County”, says Eaves, “I got almost 160,000 votes yesterday”. Eaves defeated Republican challenger […]

WAOK-AM–11/06/2014

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APS Awarded $1.4 Million Connections for Classrooms Grant

A $1.4 million grant has been awarded to Atlanta Public Schools (APS). The grant is from Connections for Classrooms, which is a collaborative funding effort between the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement, the Georgia Department […]

WAOK-AM–10/30/2014

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Union City Mayor: We Are Rebuilding, Rebranding, And Revitalizing

Shannon Mall was one of the most bustling shopping venues in the metro Atlanta area for many years, but according to Union City Mayor Vince Williams, “That model of a mall, unfortunately, is a dying […]

WAOK-AM–10/27/2014

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Update: Judge Sides With Fulton County On Property Tax Hike

The Fulton County State House Republican Caucus is suing the Fulton County Commission over its decision to raise the millage rate. Supporters of the increase say additional revenue is needed to avoid massive cuts in […]

WAOK-AM–09/19/2014

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Is There Any Such Thing As An Affordable Porsche…That’s Fun To Drive?

Before I could answer that question, I had to consider two things: 1. What is affordable and 2. How does one quantify “fun”? For the avid Porsche connoisseur, the immediate reaction would probably be, “sure, […]

WAOK-AM–09/17/2014

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What Is “The Pursuit of Perfection”?

On a recent broadcast of the AutoNsider, we discussed how 2014 has seen unprecedented growth in the luxury auto market. Brands such as Mercedes, BMW, Audi, Porsche, Cadillac and Lexus are among the most desirable […]

WAOK-AM–09/16/2014

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Where Are The Minority Auto Dealers In Georgia?

A listener called in to last weeks show inquiring about minority dealers in Georgia. While it is a noble idea to try and recycle as much money as possible through one’s own community, fact is, […]

WAOK-AM–09/06/2014

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Looking For A Job?

Atlanta has several new job opportunities coming up. Six Flags Over Georgia is gearing up for Halloween by planning their annual Fright Fest. The park is looking to hire roughly 400 people for the event. […]

WAOK-AM–07/24/2014

Several lanes of I-85 near northeast Atlanta remain close as workers repair a huge hole in the highway. (Barry Williams/Getty Images)

4th Of July Travel Up 2 Percent

41 million Americans will make a 4th of July trip this year, making it 2 percent higher than last year. “With school out for summer, the Fourth of July holiday is typically the busiest summer […]

WAOK-AM–07/02/2014

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