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Forsyth County Does Away With Traditional Snow Days

Students lost a week of school because of cold weather-related closures last winter.

01/08/2015

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Atlanta Braves Surprise Stanton Students With Bikes

Twenty-eight deserving fifth-grade students from Atlanta Public Schools’ D.H. Stanton Elementary School were surprised with brand new bikes and helmets during a holiday party sponsored by the Atlanta Braves and Academy Sports and Outdoors. According […]

WAOK-AM–12/15/2014

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High School Student Launches Petition Against Federal Guidelines For School Cafeteria Food

A high school student has launched a petition against the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act as her senior project.

12/05/2014

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High School Student Launches Petition Against Federal Guidelines For School Cafeteria Food

A high school student has launched a petition against the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act as her senior project.

12/01/2014

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Ladies, It’s The End Of The Year – Do You See A New Car In Your New Year?

Have you been inspired by all of the “black Friday”, “year-end clearance” and “holiday sale” promotions on your television and mobile devices? Have you always heard that now is the time to buy a new […]

WAOK-AM–11/22/2014

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See Atlanta Preparing For Ferguson Protests

Janice Mathis with Rainbow Push Coalition says she’s never seen anything like it, nothing so deliberate and focused on a particular incident that was about to happen. According to Mathis, “I’ve seen meetings sort of […]

WAOK-AM–11/21/2014

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Former Georgia Governor Credited With Desegregating The Capitol

The 74th Governor of Georgia is gone. A hearse carried former Governor Carl Sanders on his final trip to the Georgia Capitol Wednesday morning. State workers, along with honor guards from the Army National Guard […]

WAOK-AM–11/21/2014

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Atlanta High School Brothers Merit Princeton’s Recognition

Maynard Holbrook Jackson High School brothers Askari Flewellen and Uwezo Flewellen II, recently spoke with more than 90 youth ministers at Princeton University about inspiring their peers to give back to their community. According to […]

WAOK-AM–11/18/2014

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Jamal Anderson And Mike Muscala Help Renovate APS Library

Atlanta Hawks forward Mike Muscala and former Atlanta Falcons running back Jamal Anderson joined some twenty other volunteers at Atlanta Public Schools’ Humphries Elementary Thursday to paint the school’s library/media center. It was part of […]

WAOK-AM–11/14/2014

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Father Surprises Daughter On Veterans Day

This week is a special week in Ms. Cleary’s first grade class at Morris Brandon Primary. The school is in the middle of its annual one million minute Read-A-Thon, which means daily visits from several […]

WAOK-AM–11/12/2014

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