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Parking Lot Owner Wants $12 Million

Atlanta (WAOK/11 Alive) — For several weeks the city of Atlanta, the state and Atlanta Flacons negotiated with two churches to purchase land needed to build the new retractable roof stadium. Now talks are underway […]

WAOK-AM–10/26/2013

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UPS To Hire 55,000 Seasonal Workers In US

UPS will be hiring 55,000 U.S. seasonal workers to help with an increase in volume over the holiday season.

WAOK-AM–10/25/2013

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HoneyBaked Ham Hiring Hundreds For Holidays

Atlanta (WAOK/AJC) — Looking for work this holiday season? The HoneyBaked Ham Company will be hiring hundreds of part-time workers in order to prepare for its busiest time of the year for selling ham, turkey breast, […]

WAOK-AM–10/24/2013

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Aaron’s Reaches Settlement In Spying Charges

Atlanta (WAOK/AJC) – Aaron’s Inc, the Atlanta-based rent-to-own company, has reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission over charges that the business enabled its franchisees to install software onto their computers that allowed them […]

WAOK-AM–10/24/2013

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Mayor Reed May Not Renew Park Atlanta Contract

Atlanta (WAOK/WSBTV) — Due to aggressive parking enforcement,  Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed says that he may not renew the contract with Park Atlanta. Mayor Reed said that he is aware of the many complaints from drivers […]

WAOK-AM–10/23/2013

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GA 400 Toll Demolition To Begin Friday

(WAOK/CBS Atlanta) — Signs have been placed to alert drivers that the 50-cent toll plaza on GA 400 will be demolished beginning Friday. The Governor announced the toll would be removed in 2012, a year […]

WAOK-AM–10/22/2013

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Great Bull Run A Success Despite Rain

(WAOK) – Thousands of participants and spectators came together on a rainy Saturday afternoon to be a part of a festival full of kicks, smiles, and surprises, thanks to the inaugural Atlanta Great Bull Run. […]

WAOK-AM–10/20/2013

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Wi-Fi Available For Free At Piedmont And Grant Parks

Atlanta (WAOK/CBS Atlanta) –Good news for park visitors who would like to stay connected to the internet through their laptops, smart phones, tablets, and other devices. Wi-Fi is now available for free at Piedmont Park […]

WAOK-AM–10/19/2013

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Harley-Davidson Recalls 2014 Touring Motorcycles

Atlanta (WAOK/FOX news) — Harley-Davidson, the popular motorcycle company has recalled over 25,000 of its motorcycle models due to the possibility of safety issues with them. They have released “Do Not Ride” notices to owners […]

WAOK-AM–10/18/2013

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New Policy Set For Airline Travelers Caught With Guns

Atlanta (WAOK/WSBTV) — Chief Magistrate Court Judge Wanda Dallas has changed the policy for people caught with handguns that are traveling through Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. It is a change for the airport that led the […]

WAOK-AM–10/16/2013