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Atlanta Civil Rights Activists Offended After Hawks Cancel Meeting On Racially-Charged Statements

Atlanta Civil Rights activists staged a sit-in inside the lobby of Philips Arena on Wednesday, Sept. 10. .They sang “We Shall Overcome”, a song of protest that became a main anthem of the Civil Rights Movement. […]

WAOK-AM–09/11/2014

The sign of a Chick-fil-A is seen July 26, 2012 in Springfield, Va. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Billionaire Founder Of Chick-fil-A Dies At 93

S. Truett Cathy, the billionaire founder of the privately held Chick-fil-A restaurant chain that famously closes on Sundays but also drew unwanted attention on gay marriage in recent years because of his family’s conservative views, died early Monday, a company spokesman said. He was 93.

09/08/2014

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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

Craig Menear, who is currently the president of U.S. retail operations, will become president and CEO of the company on November 1st. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Home Depot Introduces New CEO

Craig Menear, the president of U.S. retail operations, will become president and CEO of the company Nov. 1.

08/21/2014

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UPS Says 51 Stores Breached By Malware

Customers’ credit and debit card information may have been compromised.

08/20/2014

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Friendship Baptist Church Comes Down

Atlanta (WAOK)-The bricks are falling at what once was Friendship Baptist Church. The building is in the process of being torn down to make way for the Falcons new one billion dollar retractable roof stadium. Friendship […]

WAOK-AM–07/29/2014

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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

Doctors say the men, treated for different conditions, were shown to be clear of the AIDS virus after bone marrow treatments. (JOSEP LAGO/AFP/Getty Images)

Lab CEO Accused Of Falsifying Test Results

Local allergy testing lab CEO now faces federal charges after allegedly falsifying test results sent to patients. Rashaan Jackson Garth billed almost twelve health insurance companies for testing that was not even done on patients […]

WAOK-AM–07/22/2014

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Suspects Use Fake ID’s To Steal Cars

Gwinnett County police are searching for two individuals who allegedly used stolen identities to purchase luxury cars. Police report a surveillance photo being taken at the United BMW dealership in Duluth showing a customer standing […]

WAOK-AM–07/11/2014

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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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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