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Walmart Hiring For New Store Location In Lithonia

ATLANTA (WAOK)- A new Wal-Mart location will open in Lithonia. The store will be located near Stonecrest Mall at 842 Mall Parkway. A temporary hiring center has been opened at 7342 Stonecrest Concourse at The […]

WAOK-AM–07/17/2013

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Georgia Drops In Per Capita Income

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia has dropped toward the bottom of states in per capita income. Federal data shows Georgia is now 40th among the states. Georgia has been declining since measuring 25th in 2001. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Georgia now has the […]

WAOK-AM–07/07/2013

U.S. health officials say middle-aged women are the fastest-growing group of people dying from drug overdoses. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

CDC: Female Drug Overdose Deaths Increased 400 Percent In Decade

U.S. health officials say middle-aged women are the fastest-growing group of people dying from drug overdoses.

07/02/2013

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Christmas in July….?

There may be a “price war” brewing in the automotive industry. Typically, experts suggest that car buyer’s can expect the best auto deals closer to the end of the year, or at the beginning of […]

WAOK-AM–06/29/2013

Research finds that nearly 70 percent of Americans are on at least one prescription drug, and more than half receive at least two prescriptions. (Getty Images)

Study: 70 Percent Of Americans On Prescription Drugs

Research finds that nearly 70 percent of Americans are on at least one prescription drug, and more than half receive at least two prescriptions.

06/19/2013

Smartphones are increasingly popular not only with consumers, but also with thieves who see the devices as another way to tap into bank accounts and other sensitive information, experts say. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Study: Smartphone Threats Spreading, Personal Info Increasingly At Risk

Many consumers simply don’t realize how vulnerable their Androids, iPhones and other devices can be. An April study by the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta said threats are proliferating.

05/15/2013

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Dealer or Independent Repair Facility For Your Vehicle Service?

Today’s show highlighted the advantages of visiting a franchise auto dealer for service repairs. While the intent of the show was not to influence listener’s to patronize any particular dealer or type of facility, it […]

WAOK-AM–04/13/2013

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Looking For Easter Eggs

Presidential spokesman Jay Carney says the White House fully expects the annual Easter Egg Roll to “proceed as planned” on April 1st. Unfortunately, you must have an invitation from the White House to attend. Don’t […]

WAOK-AM–03/22/2013

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Should You Buy New or Pre Owned?

The most common question that I get is “should I buy new or pre owned?” Though my responses have varied based on circumstances, new cars are becoming more attractive in today’s market. The new car dealers […]

WAOK-AM–03/19/2013

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Coca-Cola To Unveil ‘Fruitwater’ Next Month

Coca-Cola is taking bottled water and doing what it does best — giving it some bubbles and flavor.

03/19/2013