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Paying Dealer Fees? Not So Fast…

The next time that you visit a car dealer to purchase an automobile, you may not have to pay the “doc” fee. A listener called into the station Wednesday, while I was a guest on […]

WAOK-AM–03/22/2014

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Traffic Picks Up On Georgia 400 After End Of Tolls

ATLANTA (AP) — Traffic congestion on Georgia 400 has gotten worse since the end of tolls on the highway, but some drivers say the increase hasn’t been enough for them to notice. Georgia Department of Transportation numbers shows […]

WAOK-AM–03/18/2014

White noise machines designed to help infants sleep can exceed the recommended noise limit and cause damage to a baby’s hearing. (Photo by Andrew Wong/Getty Images)

Study: Infant Sleep Machines Have Dangerous Noise Levels

White noise machines designed to help infants sleep can exceed the recommended noise limit and cause damage to a baby’s hearing.

03/03/2014

A massive British study finds no health risks from exposure to cell phones. (Getty Images)

Study: No Health Risk From Cell Phones And Towers

British researchers say there is no link between cell phones and cancer.

02/14/2014

State officials credit retail, manufacturing and warehousing with job growth in December. (Getty Images)

Georgia’s Unemployment Rate Drops To 7.4 Percent

Georgia had 90,000 more jobs in December than it did at that point a year ago.

01/23/2014

File photo of a person lighting a cigarette. (Photo by ERIC FEFERBERG/AFP/GettyImages)

Study: Large Increase In Cigarette Nicotine Levels

Cigarettes now contain more nicotine, and are more addictive than researchers had previously believed.

01/19/2014

A worldwide dichotomy between obesity and hunger has created a stark division between an increasing amount of those who have too much and those who still have too little. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Study: World Obesity Triples Since 1980, Nearly 1.5 Billion People Overweight

With new economies jumpstarting across the globe, combining with efforts to eliminate malnutrition, world hunger has dropped 17 percent since 1990. However, between 1980 and 2008, the number of obese or overweight adults in the developing world more than tripled from 250 million to 904 million.

01/08/2014

UPS and FedEx officials say bad weather and a record number of deliveries are to blame. (Getty Images)

Santa’s Sleigh Delayed After Snags At UPS, FedEx

Delivery giants blame bad weather and an overloaded system for the delays.

12/26/2013

File photo of a doctor administering a vaccine. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

CDC: Tiny Glass Particles Contained In Isolated Set Of HPV Vaccines

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a voluntary recall for an isolated HPV vaccine that it says contained tiny glass particles as a result of a breakage during the manufacturing process.

12/23/2013

Advocacy groups are fighting a Georgia policy that would charge the state’s nearly 800,000 users of taxpayer-funded cellphone service a $5 per month fee. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Consumer Groups Fight $5 ‘Obama Phone’ Fee In Georgia

Advocacy groups are fighting a Georgia policy that would charge the state’s nearly 800,000 users of taxpayer-funded cellphone service a $5 per month fee.

12/18/2013

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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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