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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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Panera Swears Off Artificial Ingredients

Panera reps say the food chain will remove artificial colors, flavors, sweetners, and preservatives from their food by the year 2016. The change to the food stems from a growing dislike by the company’s customers […]

WAOK-AM–06/03/2014

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Opposition To Morris Brown Sale

Atlanta -(WAOK) There is some apparent opposition to the sale of Morris Brown College to the city of Atlanta and Friendship Baptist Church. Clark Atlanta University and the African Methodist Episcopal Church have filed objections […]

WAOK-AM–05/29/2014

German Law On Returnable Bottles Creates Uproar

Coca-Cola Says It Will Drop Controversial Ingredient From All Products

Soda giant says it will stop adding brominated vegetable oil to some flavors of Fanta, Fresca and a few other citrus-flavored drinks as well as Powerade.

05/05/2014

A Chick-fil-A sign is seen above one of its restaurants on July 28, 2012 in Bethesda, Md. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/GettyImages)

Chick-fil-A Widens Lead Over KFC As No. 1 US Chicken Chain By Nearly $1 Billion

Chick-fil-A widened its lead over rival KFC as the No. 1 chicken chain in the U.S. last year.

04/02/2014

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More Jobs Are Coming To Atlanta Area

Atlanta (WAOK)- Looking for work? Now is the time. Several companies are gearing up for job fairs which will bring more than a thousand jobs into the Atlanta metro area. One company NCR, the technology company […]

WAOK-AM–03/27/2014

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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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