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Looking For A Job?

Atlanta has several new job opportunities coming up. Six Flags Over Georgia is gearing up for Halloween by planning their annual Fright Fest. The park is looking to hire roughly 400 people for the event. […]

WAOK-AM–07/24/2014

Doctors say the men, treated for different conditions, were shown to be clear of the AIDS virus after bone marrow treatments. (JOSEP LAGO/AFP/Getty Images)

Lab CEO Accused Of Falsifying Test Results

Local allergy testing lab CEO now faces federal charges after allegedly falsifying test results sent to patients. Rashaan Jackson Garth billed almost twelve health insurance companies for testing that was not even done on patients […]

WAOK-AM–07/22/2014

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Suspects Use Fake ID’s To Steal Cars

Gwinnett County police are searching for two individuals who allegedly used stolen identities to purchase luxury cars. Police report a surveillance photo being taken at the United BMW dealership in Duluth showing a customer standing […]

WAOK-AM–07/11/2014

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Who Is The AutoNsider?

Great question… Automobiles have been my passion since I was old enough to read a magazine. My dad subscribed to Motor Trend, Car and Driver and Road and Track. I was such a “motorhead” that […]

WAOK-AM–07/03/2014

Several lanes of I-85 near northeast Atlanta remain close as workers repair a huge hole in the highway. (Barry Williams/Getty Images)

4th Of July Travel Up 2 Percent

41 million Americans will make a 4th of July trip this year, making it 2 percent higher than last year. “With school out for summer, the Fourth of July holiday is typically the busiest summer […]

WAOK-AM–07/02/2014

A nurse practices administering a vaccine during a training session for health care workers held by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (Photo by Erik S. Lesser/Getty Images)

FBI Investigates Anthrax Scare At CDC

Atlanta (AP/WAOK)-The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says some of its staff in Atlanta may have been accidentally exposed to dangerous anthrax bacteria because of a safety problem at one of its labs. Agency […]

WAOK-AM–06/20/2014

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Food Stamp Drug Testing Outlawed

Federal government has formally notified the state of Georgia that it can not make people who receive food stamps take drug tests in order to receive them. In April, a law was signed by Gov. […]

WAOK-AM–06/11/2014

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Norovirus Affects Millions

According to recent government reports, nearly 20 million people get sick every year from contracting the norovirus. The report shows that the outbreaks mainly start with a food worker already infected with the virus who […]

WAOK-AM–06/04/2014

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Food Stamp Law Violates Federal Rules

The U. S. Department of Agriculture tells the state of Georgia on Tuesday that no law can be passed requiring a drug test from certain food stamp recipients. According to Robin Bailey, USDA Regional Administrator, […]

WAOK-AM–06/04/2014

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Atlanta VA Logs 3rd Worst Waits

Atlanta VA Center officials say they are working to improve wait times and access to their care facilities. As a nationwide growing problem of long VA center wait times peak, the Atlanta VA Center stands […]

06/03/2014

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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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