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A lack of pop culture knowledge and tech savvy skills are keeping parents out of touch and “uncool.” (Photo credit should read VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Little Knowledge Of iPhone, Twerking Makes Parents ‘Uncool’

A lack of pop culture knowledge and tech savvy skills are keeping parents out of touch and “uncool.”

10/20/2013

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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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Is Your Car Ready for Winter?

The change of seasons should be used as a reminder to address vehicle maintenance items. While following the instructions in the vehicles owners manual is probably the best way to gauge when repairs and maintenance […]

WAOK-AM–10/05/2013

Food allergies affecting children cost the U.S. nearly $25 billion in lost work productivity, special medical care and parents having to stay out of the workforce. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Study: Children’s Food Allergies Cost US Nearly $25 Billion Annually

Food allergies affecting children cost the U.S. nearly $25 billion in lost work productivity, special medical care and parents having to stay out of the workforce.

09/17/2013

A national media and advertising campaign entitled “Tips From Former Smokers” is being credited for more than 200,000 smokers having quit following the three-month campaign. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Study: National Media Campaign Attributed To 100,000 Smokers Quitting

A national media and advertising campaign entitled “Tips From Former Smokers” is being credited for more than 200,000 smokers having quit following the three-month campaign.

09/09/2013

Electronic cigarettes worked just as well as nicotine patches to help smokers quit, according to the first study to compare them. (DENIS CHARLET/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: E-Cigarettes Help Smokers Quit As Effectively As Nicotine Patches

Electronic cigarettes worked just as well as nicotine patches to help smokers quit, according to the first study to compare them.

09/07/2013

Can't get enough shuteye? Nearly 9 million U.S. adults resort to prescription sleeping pills — and most are white, female, educated or 50 or older, according to the first government study of its kind. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

CDC: 9 Million US Adults Use Prescription Sleeping Pills

Can’t get enough shuteye? Nearly 9 million U.S. adults resort to prescription sleeping pills — and most are white, female, educated or 50 or older, according to the first government study of its kind.

08/29/2013

File photo of a Walmart. (credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Wal-Mart Cuts Annual Profit, Revenue Outlook

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. cut its annual profit and revenue outlook Thursday as the world’s largest retailer expects a tough economy at home and abroad to continue to squeeze its low-income shoppers through the rest of the year.

08/15/2013

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State Farm To Hire 800

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Looking for work? State Farm is planning to hire 800 people. A career fair has been scheduled for next week in Atlanta on August 6th and 7th. The new hires are intended to help […]

WAOK-AM–07/30/2013

File photo of a Waffle House sign over an old restaurant location. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Customer Stops Waffle House Robbery

UNION CITY, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a customer at a Waffle House outside Atlanta shot and wounded a suspect who was attempting to rob the restaurant. Police said the shooting happened early Monday, when […]

WAOK-AM–07/29/2013