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Top U.S. Airlines List Airline Pet Policies

Atlanta (WAOK/USA Today)– Traveling with pets can be a hassle for every party. The owner, the airline, and the other passengers must all deal with the issues that come with customers bringing their pets on […]

WAOK-AM–10/16/2013

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Pit Bull Dogs Being Spayed and Neutered For Free

Atlanta (WAOK/AJC) — Dekalb County Animal Services is currently providing free spaying and neutering procedures to pit bull terriers and pit bulls mixes owned by Dekalb County residents. The Free Pit Fix program aims to […]

WAOK-AM–10/10/2013

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Problems Loom for Meal Programs Amidst Government Shutdown

ATLANTA (WAOK/AJC) — After losing upwards of 15% of their funding due to across-the-board federal spending cuts that occurred earlier this year, the Gainesville-Hall Community Service Center, which provides daily lunches to Meals on Wheels […]

WAOK-AM–10/08/2013

For the first time in the 13-year history of the brand study, Coca-Cola has been bumped from its position at the top of the most valuable brand list. In its place: Apple.  (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Study: Apple Ends Coca-Cola’s Longtime Run As World’s Most Valuable Brand

For the first time in the 13-year history of the brand study, Coca-Cola has been bumped from its position at the top of the most valuable brand list. In its place: Apple.

09/30/2013

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Metro Unemployment Rate Down

ATLANTA (AP) — State labor officials say metro Atlanta’s unemployment rate decreased to 8 percent in August. That’s down from 8.6 percent in July and 8.9 percent in August a year ago. The Georgia Department of Labor […]

WAOK-AM–09/26/2013

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MARTA Plans Emergency Training

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta public transit officials say they’re planning to hold emergency training exercises at a local subway station. Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority officials say the agency will hold its annual emergency training […]

WAOK-AM–09/24/2013

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Friendship Baptist Agrees To Sell Property

Atlanta (WAOK)-The final hurdle to the Falcons ability to build a new state of the art billion dollar stadium in downtown Atlanta was removed on Sunday when the congregation of Friendship Baptist Church agreed to […]

WAOK-AM–09/22/2013

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Hartsfield Jackson Airport Welcomes A380 Airbus

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) — The world’s largest passenger jet has made its first stop at the world’s busiest airport — Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Airport officials celebrated the arrival of Korean Air’s Airbus A380 on Friday […]

WAOK-AM–09/06/2013

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State Labor Official Tapped For National Role

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – A Georgia Department of Labor official has been elected to serve as president of the National Association of Unemployment Insurance Appeals Professionals. Officials say chief of the department’s Appeals Tribunal, Alice Mitchell, […]

WAOK-AM–08/27/2013

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Metro Atlanta Jobless Rate Declines To 8.6 Percent

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – State labor officials say metro Atlanta’s unemployment rate dropped to 8.6 percent in July. That’s down two-tenths of a percentage point from 8.8 percent in June. It was also below the jobless […]

WAOK-AM–08/22/2013