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Atlanta NAACP Holds 2014 Jondelle Johnson Freedom Fund Dinner

The Atlanta branch of the NAACP held its 2014 Jondelle Johnson Freedom Fund Dinner on Saturday, September 20, at the Georgia World Congress Center in downtown Atlanta. Mrs. America 2014, Austen Williams, served as Host […]

09/21/2014

Health officials traces a Salmonella outbreak that sickened over 500 people to peanut butter produced by the Peanut Corporation of American in Blakely, Ga. (Photo by Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

3 Convicted In Georgia Salmonella-Tainted Peanut Trial

Parnell brothers convicted on charges related to falsified lab results, an employee was convicted of obstruction of justice.

09/19/2014

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Update: Judge Sides With Fulton County On Property Tax Hike

The Fulton County State House Republican Caucus is suing the Fulton County Commission over its decision to raise the millage rate. Supporters of the increase say additional revenue is needed to avoid massive cuts in […]

WAOK-AM–09/19/2014

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Is There Any Such Thing As An Affordable Porsche…That’s Fun To Drive?

Before I could answer that question, I had to consider two things: 1. What is affordable and 2. How does one quantify “fun”? For the avid Porsche connoisseur, the immediate reaction would probably be, “sure, […]

WAOK-AM–09/17/2014

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What Is “The Pursuit of Perfection”?

On a recent broadcast of the AutoNsider, we discussed how 2014 has seen unprecedented growth in the luxury auto market. Brands such as Mercedes, BMW, Audi, Porsche, Cadillac and Lexus are among the most desirable […]

WAOK-AM–09/16/2014

After a well organized social media campaign from people who fondly remember the soft drink, Coca-Cola is once again making Surge. (Photo credit: Amazon.com)

Coke Bringing Back Surge Soda

Coca-Cola says it is once again making the citrus-flavored beverage after a flurry of social media demands.

09/15/2014

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Where Are The Minority Auto Dealers In Georgia?

A listener called in to last weeks show inquiring about minority dealers in Georgia. While it is a noble idea to try and recycle as much money as possible through one’s own community, fact is, […]

WAOK-AM–09/06/2014

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What’s Happening In Atlanta For Labor Day Weekend 2014

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Get ready for one of the busiest weekends of the year in Atlanta.  Labor Day Weekend offers everything from college football to free concerts to sci-fi parades. Check out the list below and enjoy your weekend […]

WAOK-AM–08/25/2014

Craig Menear, who is currently the president of U.S. retail operations, will become president and CEO of the company on November 1st. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Home Depot Introduces New CEO

Craig Menear, the president of U.S. retail operations, will become president and CEO of the company Nov. 1.

08/21/2014

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UPS Says 51 Stores Breached By Malware

Customers’ credit and debit card information may have been compromised.

08/20/2014

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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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