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Christmas in July….?

There may be a “price war” brewing in the automotive industry. Typically, experts suggest that car buyer’s can expect the best auto deals closer to the end of the year, or at the beginning of […]

WAOK-AM–06/29/2013

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Friendship Baptist Church Rejects City’s $15.5 Million Offer

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Plans for the location of the new Falcons Stadium may have to be revamped if a deal isn’t made soon. Friendship Baptist Church has rejected the city’s $15.5 million dollar offer, and is repeatedly […]

WAOK-AM–06/27/2013

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Father’s Day Specials

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Looking for something special to do for your father this year? We’ve got you covered with a list of discounted restaurants and special events around the Atlanta area. • FLIP will be offering a […]

WAOK-AM–06/14/2013

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Are You Paying Too Much for Auto Insurance?

On today’s show we talked about Auto Insurance. Our first guest, Rob Young, with Concierge Insurance Group, shared information about how to choose an insurance agent; should you buy direct from the insurance carrier or […]

WAOK-AM–03/30/2013

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Ga. Lawmakers Approve Midyear Budget

ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia General Assembly has approved a $19.3 billion midyear budget, which now awaits a signature from Gov. Nathan Deal. The budget — which runs through June 30 — includes an extra […]

03/06/2013

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Let the Atlanta Prosperity Campaign Assist You With Free Tax Prep!

The Atlanta Prosperity Campaign is hard at work this tax season with volunteers doing taxes for FREE for anyone that makes $49,000 or below at VITA sites all around the community. This program will help […]

01/11/2013

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Atlanta City Council Approves Its Own Pay Raises

ATLANTA – (WAOK/AJC) –  Atlanta city council members have approved a 50-percent pay raise,  for themselves,  that is scheduled to take effect in 2014.    Council members voted 10-4 to approve the plan,   after a recommendation,  […]

WAOK-AM–12/03/2012

An Alabama man made a mathematical mistake on his Comcast cable bill that cost him thousands. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Comcast Promises Refund To Over-Paying Customer

Azzem, who is 86 years old, has been a loyal Comcast customer in Mobile, Alabama for more than 25 years. But two months ago, he made a simple calculation error on his online bill that cost him a lot of money.

09/05/2012

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Morris Brown Owes Faculty and Staff

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) — Court records show that Morris Brown College, which faces possible foreclosure, has not paid some of its employees for three months. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the historically black Atlanta college owes […]

WAOK-AM–08/30/2012

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Ga. Governments Fail To Post Electronic Budgets

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) — Local governments in Georgia are ignoring a new law requiring they electronically post their budgets in a move meant to increase financial transparency. Law requires governments with annual budgets of more than […]

WAOK-AM–07/23/2012