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AutoNsider: Black Friday Has Come & Gone; Did You STILL Pay Too Much?

Black Friday offers have permeated television, internet and airwaves since Halloween. It seems that Thanksgiving is just the proverbial “bump in the retail road” these days. Everything from 0% down, 0% interest loans, to “no […]

WAOK-AM–11/29/2014

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AutoNsider: Ladies, It’s The End Of The Year – Do You See A New Car In Your New Year?

Have you been inspired by all of the “black Friday”, “year-end clearance” and “holiday sale” promotions on your television and mobile devices? Have you always heard that now is the time to buy a new […]

WAOK-AM–11/22/2014

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Government Pushes Healthcare Enrollment

There’s a renewed push to get Americans to sign up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. According to Dr. Karen DeSalvo, the Acting Assistant Secretary for Health in the U.S. Department of Health […]

WAOK-AM–11/19/2014

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Frozen Pipes? Your Homeowners Coverage May Help

With freezing temperatures expected across the state over the next few days, if your home is damaged by the extreme cold, Georgia Commissioner of Insurance Ralph Hudgens says you may get financial relief through your […]

WAOK-AM–11/14/2014

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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