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GA Lawmakers Ban Minors From Buying ‘E-Cigarettes’

Georgia lawmakers have voted to keep so-called e-cigarettes out of the hands of minors.

03/20/2014

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“Real Talk With Rashad Richey” says House Republicans can carry THESE!

On February 18, 2014, 116 GA House Republicans and 3 conservative GA House Democrats passed House Bill 875 which would allow additional access for gun owners with a carry permit to bring their weapons virtually […]

WAOK-AM–02/20/2014

R.Richey & Mayor

Rashad Richey Get’s Real With Mayor Kasim Reed

In a short but candid interview with Mayor Kasim Reed,  Rashad Richey, host of “Real Talk with Rashad Richey” asked probative questions about the Mayor’s handling of SNOWJAM 2014 and Medicaid Expansion in GA. There […]

WAOK-AM–02/06/2014

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WAOK Gets Fees Waived For Motorists Picking Up Abandoned Cars

ATLANTA  (WAOK)-As the thaw continues in the Atlanta metro area from the “Snowmeggedon” freeze of 2014, many motorists are now dealing with the reality of having to find their vehicles. In some cases motorists must […]

WAOK-AM–01/30/2014

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

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Georgia Moral Mondays Begin Next Week

Starting Monday, January 13, Moral Monday’s will begin in Georgia. A movement in which activists from across the state will descend on the state capitol to protest for moral issues such as Medicaid, Unemployment Benefits, […]

WAOK-AM–01/07/2014

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Top 10 Local News Stories Of 2013

Surprise deaths, suspicious deaths and deaths that at least seemed like they could have been avoided dominated the Atlanta news scene this past year – and that doesn’t even include the pall that was cast […]

WAOK-AM–12/30/2013

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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Run-Off Elections Held Today

Atlanta (WAOK/AJC) — The City of Atlanta and other municipalities will hold run-off elections today December 3. Many school boards, city councils, and mayors will still be decided. The race for Board of Education seats is of […]

WAOK-AM–12/03/2013

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Obama Administration Delays Healthcare Enrollment

Washington (WAOK/Fox News) — President Barack Obama has decided to push back the date for the second round of enrollment under his Affordable Care Act. The original date set for October 15, 2014 was pushed […]

WAOK-AM–11/22/2013

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