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Doctors say the men, treated for different conditions, were shown to be clear of the AIDS virus after bone marrow treatments. (JOSEP LAGO/AFP/Getty Images)

Lab CEO Accused Of Falsifying Test Results

Local allergy testing lab CEO now faces federal charges after allegedly falsifying test results sent to patients. Rashaan Jackson Garth billed almost twelve health insurance companies for testing that was not even done on patients […]

WAOK-AM–07/22/2014

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Suspects Use Fake ID’s To Steal Cars

Gwinnett County police are searching for two individuals who allegedly used stolen identities to purchase luxury cars. Police report a surveillance photo being taken at the United BMW dealership in Duluth showing a customer standing […]

WAOK-AM–07/11/2014

Several lanes of I-85 near northeast Atlanta remain close as workers repair a huge hole in the highway. (Barry Williams/Getty Images)

4th Of July Travel Up 2 Percent

41 million Americans will make a 4th of July trip this year, making it 2 percent higher than last year. “With school out for summer, the Fourth of July holiday is typically the busiest summer […]

WAOK-AM–07/02/2014

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New Georgia Laws In Effect

There will be multiple new Georgia laws going into effect today. July 1 has traditionally served as a big day for major legislation because it is connected to the start of the new fiscal year. […]

WAOK-AM–07/01/2014

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Atlanta Prepares To Open Center For Civil And Human Rights

ATLANTA (WAOK)- The Atlanta Center for Civil and Human Rights is preparing for its official opening this weekend.  The Center for Civil and Human Rights is the new home to various authentic documents and exclusive […]

WAOK-AM–06/19/2014

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Food Stamp Drug Testing Outlawed

Federal government has formally notified the state of Georgia that it can not make people who receive food stamps take drug tests in order to receive them. In April, a law was signed by Gov. […]

WAOK-AM–06/11/2014

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Passenger Pushes Senior Citizen Off MARTA Train

Reports of a video posted online of an elderly man being thrown off a MARTA train on June 7 have police investigating the incident. The cellphone footage shows an elderly man speaking as he is […]

WAOK-AM–06/10/2014

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Food Stamp Law Violates Federal Rules

The U. S. Department of Agriculture tells the state of Georgia on Tuesday that no law can be passed requiring a drug test from certain food stamp recipients. According to Robin Bailey, USDA Regional Administrator, […]

WAOK-AM–06/04/2014

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APS Hires 10 New Principals

The hiring of 10 new principals was approved by The Board of Atlanta Public Schools on Monday. The new principals will begin their new positions starting July 1. The new principals are as follows: -Gideons […]

WAOK-AM–06/03/2014

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Atlanta VA Logs 3rd Worst Waits

Atlanta VA Center officials say they are working to improve wait times and access to their care facilities. As a nationwide growing problem of long VA center wait times peak, the Atlanta VA Center stands […]

06/03/2014

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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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