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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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Panera Swears Off Artificial Ingredients

Panera reps say the food chain will remove artificial colors, flavors, sweetners, and preservatives from their food by the year 2016. The change to the food stems from a growing dislike by the company’s customers […]

WAOK-AM–06/03/2014

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2014 Lexus RX 350/F Sport

When Lexus arrived in the U.S. market at the end of 1989 with the 1990 model LS 400, it was clear that they were taking aim at the luxury car market. The car was roomy, […]

WAOK-AM–06/01/2014

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2014 Toyota Prius v’s Week w/The AutoNsider

Toyota has long been known for its hybrid vehicles. More specifically, the Prius. The Prius is actually a “status symbol” in Hollywood. The press car that was delivered to my office was the Prius v, […]

WAOK-AM–05/18/2014

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Your Tires Could Be Deadly!

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is looking into the cases of expired tires that could potentially cause deadly traffic accidents. We’re accustomed to reading labels on many of the products that we purchase […]

WAOK-AM–05/15/2014

German Law On Returnable Bottles Creates Uproar

Coca-Cola Says It Will Drop Controversial Ingredient From All Products

Soda giant says it will stop adding brominated vegetable oil to some flavors of Fanta, Fresca and a few other citrus-flavored drinks as well as Powerade.

05/05/2014

Emergency Services Attend Major Road Accident In Kent

Do You Have A Teen Going To The Prom?

On today’s show, we will focus on Distracted Driving and the AAA Promise. If you are as committed to keeping your teen driver safe as the AutoNsider, you don’t want to miss today’s show. Tune […]

WAOK-AM–04/26/2014

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Need Section 8 Housing in Rome, Georgia?

Northwest Georgia Housing Authority will be accepting applications for the Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) LOTTERY on May 6, 2014 and May 7, 2014 at the Rome Civic Center located at 400 Civic Center […]

WAOK-AM–04/16/2014

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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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