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Fans Give Mixed Reactions As Braves Move To Cobb County

Atlanta (WAOK) — With the recent announcement that the Atlanta Braves will be moving from downtown Atlanta to a $672 million stadium in suburban Cobb County in 2017, there have been mixed feelings from residents […]

WAOK-AM–11/13/2013

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New Phone Lines No Longer Receiving 404, 678 Area Codes

Atlanta (WAOK/AJC) — If you intend to ask for an Atlanta phone number in the future, get ready for a shock.  The North American Number Planning Association say they will no longer create numbers beginning […]

WAOK-AM–11/13/2013

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Turner Field To Be Demolished in 2017

Atlanta(WAOK)-Atlanta Mayor  Kasim Reed  says the city will demolish Turner Field in 2017 and build a suburban type experience  in its place. Mayor Reed says the land will be cleared to create suburban style developments […]

11/12/2013

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Restaurants Thanking Veterans With Free Meals Today

Atlanta –This Veterans Day businesses throughout the city are giving back to those who have served our country. Here are some of the restaurants offering veterans free meals (many of which require proof of military […]

WAOK-AM–11/11/2013

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Inventor of Super Soaker Water Gun Awarded $73 Million

Atlanta (WAOK/AJC) — According to the law firm of King & Spalding, arbitrators ruled in  favor of Atlanta area inventor Lonnie Johnson and  Johnson Research and Development Company.  Johnson has been awarded close to $73 […]

WAOK-AM–11/07/2013

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Cobb County To Offer Free Dental Service

Atlanta (WAOK/AJC) — Dentists from across the city of Atlanta will converge in Cobb County on Saturday at Marietta Family Dental Care to provide free dental service for Free Dental Day. 18 dentists and over […]

WAOK-AM–11/07/2013

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Jobs Bus Coming To Dekalb County

Atlanta (WAOK/AJC) –A recreational vehicle equipped with computers, interview seating, and office utilities for individuals seeking employment is set to stop in Tucker, Decatur and South Dekalb county this week. Schedules for the Job Bus […]

WAOK-AM–11/06/2013

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A First For Lenox Square Macy’s

ATLANTA (AP) — Macy’s is opting to use an artificial Christmas tree for Lenox Square Mall store in Atlanta. WXIA-TV reports (http://on.11alive.com/1hhp2Wl) that this year marks the first time it will use an artificial tree […]

WAOK-AM–11/06/2013

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Splost On Ballot In Cobb & Gwinnett

ATLANTA (WAOK)- Municipal elections will be held today in almost all municipalities in Georgia. In Cobb and Gwinnett Counties, residents will be voting on SPLOST. SPLOST, short for Special Purpose Local Options Sales Tax, is a tax […]

WAOK-AM–11/05/2013

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Mayor Reed Uncovers New Vending Program

Atlanta (WAOK/AJC) — The administration for Mayor Kasim Reed has announced plans for a public vending program that will replace the previous program. The new program will be overseen by the License and Permit Unit […]

WAOK-AM–10/31/2013