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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

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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

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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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