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Amanda Davis is returning to Atlanta television on June 15 (Credit: Sonia Murray/CBS Local)

A Great Awakening: Amanda Davis Talks About That Night And Her Return To TV

Longtime Atlanta media personality Amanda Davis returns to local television next week. She, and 9 other former news broadcasters, will offer commentary for Atlanta TV station CBS46. Station General Manager Mark Pimentel is quoted as […]

WAOK-AM–06/05/2015

The CEO of Friendship Towers testified Friday that they knew there were problems with the cooling system back in February (Credit: Derrick Boazman/CBS Local)

Judge Orders Owner Of Friendship Towers High-Rise To Provide More Air Conditioning

Dozens of residents of the Friendship Towers were still seeking relief when they entered the Fulton County courtroom of Superior Court Judge Gail Tusan. The high-rise, located on Northside Drive in southwest Atlanta, has been […]

WAOK-AM–05/29/2015

Residents of Friendship Towers have expressed concern about the living conditions at the facility which houses mostly low-income elderly (Credit: Derrick Bozeman/CBS Local)

HUD Conducts Inspections At Friendship Towers Following Resident Complaints And Lawsuit

Residents of Friendship Towers in Atlanta will have visitors, other than family and friends, today and tomorrow. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is dispatching a team to follow-up on issues reported by […]

WAOK-AM–05/27/2015

Maria Boynton talks with Atlanta businessman Willie A. Watkins about the bridge being named for him and about his annual community appreciation festival (Credit: Darren Sturgess/CBS Local)

Willie A. Watkins Talks About Bridge Renaming And Annual Memorial Day Festival

“I give God all the glory”, says Willie Watkins. The longtime businessman, known best for the string of funeral homes bearing his name across Atlanta, is being recognized by the Georgia Legislature. The bridge on […]

WAOK-AM–05/22/2015

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KFC Brings Back Colonel Sanders Portrayed By SNL’s Darrell Hammond

KFC is bringing back Colonel Sanders as the fried chicken chain seeks to refresh its image by harkening back to its past.

05/19/2015

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UPS Settles Complaint It Shortchanged Government Customers

UPS agreed to pay more than $25 million to settle complaints that it kept false records to hide late deliveries and collect more for overnight packages to government customers.

05/19/2015

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Former Credit Union Of Georgia Executive Pleads Guilty To Mail Fraud

A former executive with the Credit Union of Georgia faces a July 30th sentencing after being convicted of mail fraud in Atlanta federal court. Donna Perkins, a former Assistant Vice President of Risk Management with […]

WAOK-AM–05/15/2015

Participating in the discussion on plant-based extract use and Ebola are (l-r) Dr. AlawodeOladele with Global Initiative for AIDS Nutritional Therapy (GIANT), Dr. Michael Powell with MSM, Cynthia Blandford Honorary Consul Republic of Liberia, Dr. Frank Glover with SHIELD in Africa, Dr. Virginia Floyd with MSM, Dr. Erick Gbodossou, President  of PROMETRA International and Ambassador Andrew Young is seated (Courtesy of Kelley Bass Jackson)

Post Vehicle Accident: Andrew Young Leads Discussion On Treatment Against Ebola

“I think we’re on to something that might help humanity in more ways than we could imagine”, says Ambassador Andrew Young about new research related to testing herbal extracts against live Ebola virus. The Andrew […]

WAOK-AM–05/13/2015

Gov Nathan Deal and State Representative Calvin Smyre following the signing of Georgia's new transportation bill (Courtesy of Andrea Briscoe/ Office of Governor Nathan Deal)

Transportation Law To Fix Roads And Bridges Comes With Price Hike On Gasoline And Hotels

Governor Nathan Deal (R) has signed Georgia’s new transportation law. The measure was passed in the 2015 session of the Georgia General Assembly. It is designed to improve bridges and roads across the state. According […]

WAOK-AM–05/04/2015

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Sperm Bank Denies It Misrepresented Donors

Two women claim Xytex Corp. misled them about who donated the sperm they used in their fertility treatments.

04/29/2015

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Bronner Brothers Hair Show

For those who make a living in the hair industry the Bronner Brothers Hair Show offers an opportunity to get the latest information from experts in the industry. Thousands come to the show twice a […]

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