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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

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Countdown Begins For GA. 400 Closing

Atlanta (WAOK) — The countdown to the ending of the widely despised toll on Ga. 400, is underway. Toll collection will end on Friday, November 22nd after the evening rush hour according to the State Road […]

WAOK-AM–11/21/2013

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Council Members Fight To Keep Braves In Atlanta

Atlanta (WAOK/CBS Atlanta News) — Although the Atlanta Braves are set to sign a deal that would relocate them to Cobb County, Atlanta City Council members are fighting to keep the Braves at Turner Field. […]

WAOK-AM–11/20/2013

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The Hottest Toys This Holiday Season

With the holiday season among us, kids are filling out their Christmas gift wish lists and parents are making the trek to retailers in order to turn these wishes into reality.

WAOK-AM–11/19/2013

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Mayor Kasim Reed Tours Panama Canal

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and Georgia Senator Johnny Isakson will join Vice President Joe Biden in a tour of the Panama Canal over the next two days.  The waterway is being expanded to accommodate  […]

92-9 The Game Live Video–11/18/2013

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Many Retailers To Be Open On Thanksgiving Day

Atlanta (WAOK/AJC) — Retailers across Atlanta have promised to open their doors on Thanksgiving Day. The openings follow a growing movement by retailers to lure consumers into their stores on the holiday and keep the […]

WAOK-AM–11/18/2013

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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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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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