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Jobs Bus Coming To Dekalb County

Atlanta (WAOK/AJC) –A recreational vehicle equipped with computers, interview seating, and office utilities for individuals seeking employment is set to stop in Tucker, Decatur and South Dekalb county this week. Schedules for the Job Bus […]

WAOK-AM–11/06/2013

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A First For Lenox Square Macy’s

ATLANTA (AP) — Macy’s is opting to use an artificial Christmas tree for Lenox Square Mall store in Atlanta. WXIA-TV reports (http://on.11alive.com/1hhp2Wl) that this year marks the first time it will use an artificial tree […]

WAOK-AM–11/06/2013

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Splost On Ballot In Cobb & Gwinnett

ATLANTA (WAOK)- Municipal elections will be held today in almost all municipalities in Georgia. In Cobb and Gwinnett Counties, residents will be voting on SPLOST. SPLOST, short for Special Purpose Local Options Sales Tax, is a tax […]

WAOK-AM–11/05/2013

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Mayor Reed Uncovers New Vending Program

Atlanta (WAOK/AJC) — The administration for Mayor Kasim Reed has announced plans for a public vending program that will replace the previous program. The new program will be overseen by the License and Permit Unit […]

WAOK-AM–10/31/2013

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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