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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

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett speaks at an event called "Detroit Homecoming" on Sept. 18, 2014 in Detroit, Mich. (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Report: Warren Buffett Loses $2 Billion In Two Days

Warren Buffett reportedly lost $2 billion over the span of two days.

10/22/2014

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Dominique Wilkins Talks About His New Role With The Hawks, Diabetes, And The Statue

When Dominique Wilkins stopped by the V103/WAOK studios this week, he looked every bit the iconic figure that so many admire. He is still as athletic as ever, and still sports a smile that not […]

WAOK-AM–10/15/2014

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Atlanta Hawks Seek Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer

One month after the Atlanta Hawks racial firestorm ignited, the team is looking for a Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer. The posting, on the Hawks’ Web site, lists the job as a full-time position. The […]

WAOK-AM–10/08/2014

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Hutchins: I Think The Hawks Are Going To Be An Example Of Diversity And Inclusion

Some insight perhaps into what happened during Friday’s long-awaited meeting between civil rights leaders in Atlanta and executives with the Atlanta Hawks organization. After the two hour meeting, the Reverend Markel Hutchins would only say, […]

WAOK-AM–10/01/2014

Health officials traces a Salmonella outbreak that sickened over 500 people to peanut butter produced by the Peanut Corporation of American in Blakely, Ga. (Photo by Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

3 Convicted In Georgia Salmonella-Tainted Peanut Trial

Parnell brothers convicted on charges related to falsified lab results, an employee was convicted of obstruction of justice.

09/19/2014

After a well organized social media campaign from people who fondly remember the soft drink, Coca-Cola is once again making Surge. (Photo credit: Amazon.com)

Coke Bringing Back Surge Soda

Coca-Cola says it is once again making the citrus-flavored beverage after a flurry of social media demands.

09/15/2014

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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

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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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