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Atlanta Streetcar On Auburn: “Business Is Absolutely Wonderful”

Business owners, even more than Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, are hoping for flocks of customers now that the streetcar is open for business. Last night I visited Sweet Auburn Seafood. Business was quite brisk as […]

WAOK-AM–02/05/2015

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Prices At The Pump: “Expect Them To Climb Fairly Steadily”

We’ve enjoyed falling gasoline prices for months, but nothing good lasts forever right? Senior petroleum analyst Gregg Laskoski says the national average price of gasoline has already increased by 5 cents per gallon from $2.06 […]

WAOK-AM–02/04/2015

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Warning: “Consumers Scammed Out Of Thousands Of Dollars”

Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is warning Georgians to be alert for “telephone calls from individuals claiming to have life insurance proceeds available to them for a fee.” According to Hudgens, “My office has received complaints […]

WAOK-AM–02/04/2015

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Hospital Plans To Deliver New Obstetrics Unit In Braselton

BRASELTON, GA (WAOK)-Expectant moms living in the South Hall and Braselton areas will have another option when it comes time to deliver. Gainesville-based Northeast Georgia Health System has received a certificate of need from the […]

WAOK-AM–02/03/2015

Courtesy: Mike Moore

Prices At The Pump Rise. Have They Bottomed Out?

ATLANTA (WAOK)- The end of $2 per gallon gasoline has likely arrived. After falling to the lowest average price in nearly six years last month, retail gasoline costs are once again on the rise – […]

WAOK-AM–02/03/2015

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Coca-Cola Begins Rollout Of ‘Premium Milk’ Brand

Coke is coming out with premium milk that has more protein and less sugar than regular. And it’s betting people will pay twice as much for it.

02/03/2015

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Gas Price Slide “Has Indeed Come To A Halt”

Average retail gasoline prices in Atlanta have fallen 0.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.99 a gallon, according to the gasoline price website GasBuddy.com. Driving between Roswell and Canton Sunday, I saw […]

WAOK-AM–02/02/2015

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Foundation Initiative “Would Help Alleviate The World Food Crisis”

“All they have to do is put it in the water and watch it grow”, that’s what former U.S. Ambassador Andrew Young says about the main component in his effort to help alleviate the world […]

WAOK-AM–01/30/2015

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Major Overhaul Planned For Plane Train At Atlanta’s Airport

ATLANTA (WAOK) — A major upgrade is being planned for the “plane train,” which moves passengers between terminals at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. According to airport authorities, the goal of the $25 million upgrade is […]

01/29/2015

Courtesy: Mike Moore

Snellville Faces Suit Over Tree Lane Apartments Denial

SNELLVILLE, GA (WAOK)- Brand Properties, a development company appears it wont take no for an answer. The despite that very response from the Snellville city council regarding it’s efforts to build apartments in the city. […]

WAOK-AM–01/29/2015

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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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