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Atlanta Gas Prices: We’re Going To Have To Watch The Situation In The Mideast Carefully

Crude oil prices have moved considerably higher according to senior petroleum analyst Gregg LaskoskI with GasBuddy. It’s causing gasoline prices to move upward. But, even when prices are climbing somewhat, Laskoski says, when you put […]

WAOK-AM–04/22/2015

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Sickle Cell Patients Excited As Medical Marijuana Bill Is About To Become Law In Georgia

Patients with Sickle Cell Disease will be among those covered when Georgia’s medical marijuana bill becomes law. Governor Nathan Deal’s office says that he will sign the bill tomorrow. It would allow patients with sickle […]

WAOK-AM–04/15/2015

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IMS: US Prescription Drug Spending Soared 13 Percent In 2014

U.S. spending on prescription drugs soared last year, driven up primarily by costly breakthrough medicines, manufacturer price hikes and a surge from millions of people newly insured due to the Affordable Care Act.

04/14/2015

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Summer Gas Prices Expected To Be Cheapest In A Decade

Low gas prices are projected to continue through this summer. Triple-A says prices could get to around $2 per gallon. GasBuddy.com says motorists will enjoy the cheapest summer gas prices in a decade. I spoke […]

WAOK-AM–04/09/2015

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Autonsider Reviews: 2015 Acura TLX 3.5L SH-AWD TECH

This is the longest name that I’ve ever seen from Acura, but to be fair, this car may have the longest list of safety features that I’ve ever seen too. Click here for full list. […]

WAOK-AM–03/12/2015

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AutoNsider Reviews: 2015 Nissan Juke Nismo RS

Nissan has defined a new category in the automotive world with the Nissan Juke RS, “Sports Crossover”. When the Juke was dropped off at my house, I didn’t know what to think; sports car or […]

WAOK-AM–03/11/2015

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AutoNsider Reviews: 2015 Hyundai Genesis

Hyundai began selling the Excel in the US in 1986. Though the brand was saw much success with record sales in the US during its first year, quality concerns began to plague the automaker until […]

WAOK-AM–02/28/2015

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Former Atlanta Airport Baggage Handler Arraigned On Federal Firearms Trafficking Charges

Former Delta Air Lines baggage handler, Eugene Harvey, has been arraigned on federal charges of conspiring to carry dangerous weapons on an aircraft, firearms trafficking, and illegally entering an airport area to evade security and […]

WAOK-AM–02/27/2015

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Millions Of Georgians Impacted By Insurance Company Data Breach

Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens says that the recent data breach and cyber-attack of Anthem Inc.’s computer system has potentially impacted more than 3.7 million Georgians who may have had their personal information compromised. Anthem […]

WAOK-AM–02/27/2015

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Cannabis Oil: “It Will Help With The Pain And Make Life A Little More Bearable”

State Representative Gloria Frazier (D-Hephzibah) is being credited with pushing to get Sickle cell anemia placed back in Georgia’s medical marijuana bill. Sickle cell would be among the 9 qualifying illnesses that are included in […]

02/27/2015

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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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