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A Chick-fil-A sign is seen above one of its restaurants on July 28, 2012 in Bethesda, Md. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/GettyImages)

Chick-fil-A Widens Lead Over KFC As No. 1 US Chicken Chain By Nearly $1 Billion

Chick-fil-A widened its lead over rival KFC as the No. 1 chicken chain in the U.S. last year.

04/02/2014

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More Jobs Are Coming To Atlanta Area

Atlanta (WAOK)- Looking for work? Now is the time. Several companies are gearing up for job fairs which will bring more than a thousand jobs into the Atlanta metro area. One company NCR, the technology company […]

WAOK-AM–03/27/2014

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Paying Dealer Fees? Not So Fast…

The next time that you visit a car dealer to purchase an automobile, you may not have to pay the “doc” fee. A listener called into the station Wednesday, while I was a guest on […]

WAOK-AM–03/22/2014

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Marcus Lemonis: “Buying A Business Is Just Like Buying A Sports Franchise, You Have To Hope That People Show Up And Perform”

Marcus Lemonis, investor, philanthropist and star of CNBC’s “The Profit”, join the show to discuss the business strategy to buying the right business. The show is centered around Mr. Lemonis going into small to mid […]

92.9 The Game–03/18/2014

Past research has shown that cows produce more milk when stress is reduced by soothing music, but a new report suggests a precise playlist for dairy farmers looking to boost production. (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Cows Produce More Milk Listening To Slow Jams Playlist

The “Milking to Music” report from global agriculture medium, Modern Farmer, suggests some slow-jam songs to test increased milk production. The playlist includes songs ranging from Lou Reed to Mozart.

02/19/2014

The North Anna Nuclear Generating Station in Mineral, Virginia. (Getty Images)

Dept. Of Energy OKs $6.5 Billion For Georgia Nuclear Power Plant

Facility near Augusta would be the first nuclear power plant built in the U.S in over 30 years.

02/19/2014

Rob Wilson and the Wealth Engineer

Today on Financial Solutions with Rob Wilson, our special guest was William Parker. William Parker is a wealth engineer who designs structured retirement and investment programs. Those programs guide clients through four stages: Earning Money, […]

WAOK-AM–01/23/2014

State officials credit retail, manufacturing and warehousing with job growth in December. (Getty Images)

Georgia’s Unemployment Rate Drops To 7.4 Percent

Georgia had 90,000 more jobs in December than it did at that point a year ago.

01/23/2014

UPS and FedEx officials say bad weather and a record number of deliveries are to blame. (Getty Images)

Santa’s Sleigh Delayed After Snags At UPS, FedEx

Delivery giants blame bad weather and an overloaded system for the delays.

12/26/2013

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Decatur May Replace Parking Meters

Atlanta (WAOK / AJC) – The city of Decatur may replace all of its downtown parking meters by next March pending a vote by city commission. This vote could come as early as next Monday. […]

WAOK-AM–12/11/2013