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Streaking Atlanta Hawks Applauded At The Georgia Capitol

Today is Atlanta Hawks Day at the Georgia State Capitol. A recognition well-deserved considering the run that the team is on lately. The Hawks have won 16 games straight. Not only is that a franchise […]

WAOK-AM–01/27/2015

Officers serving a warrant urged the dog to "go get him" after drug suspect Edwin Henderson ran into the woods behind his house. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Sheriff: Bodies Found Near Car Of Missing Ga. Couple

ATLANTA (AP) — The car belonging to a Georgia couple who disappeared after traveling to meet a man claiming to sell a classic auto has been found in a lake with two bodies nearby. Telfair […]

WAOK-AM–01/26/2015

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Georgia’s Oldest and Largest Civil Rights Organization on a Resurgence

The Georgia NAACP says it is serious about training the next set of civil rights leaders. State Conference Chairman Dr. Francys Johnson says, “Our country is at a crossroads” and that they want to “ensure […]

WAOK-AM–01/23/2015

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Lawyer Tells Why King Brothers Dropped Lawsuit Against King Center

The Estate of Martin Luther King, Jr., Inc has dismissed its lawsuit against the King Center. According to Attorney William B. Hill, Jr, the lawsuit was filed in 2013 and referenced hundreds of items that […]

WAOK-AM–01/22/2015

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King Center Recognizes 13 Year-Old As Philanthropist And Humanitarian

Aidan Thomas Hornaday of Woodstock, Georgia, has been described as a “harmonica-playing, one-man fund-raiser”. The 13 year-old was presented with a Coretta Scott King A.N.G.E.L. (Advancing Nonviolence Through Generations of Exceptional Leadership) Award during the […]

WAOK-AM–01/22/2015

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Dr David Satcher On A Mission To End Sports-Related Concussions

Dr. David Satcher, the 16th U.S. Surgeon General, leads the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at the Morehouse School of Medicine. In 2013, the Institute launched Protecting Athletes and Sports Safety (PASS). The two-year initiative is […]

WAOK-AM–01/21/2015

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Mayor Reed And Sweet Auburn Business Owners See The Vision Of The Streetcar

Three weeks to the day, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed declared that the Atlanta Streetcar was ready to transport passengers. He and his family took the inaugural ride along with numerous media, politicians, and other invited […]

WAOK-AM–01/20/2015

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Alabama Man Cited For Eating Cheeseburger While Driving

An Alabama man is accused of eating while driving in Atlanta’s suburbs.

01/20/2015

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Georgia Gas Prices Tumble Again

ATLANTA (WAOK)- Each week it’s sounding like a broken record. But for drivers in Georgia it has to be sweet music to ears and even sweeter to their wallets. Gas prices across Georgia tumbled nine […]

WAOK-AM–01/19/2015

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Passion Conference Brings Thousands Of Teens And Leaders To Atlanta

The second Passion Conference of 2015 brought thousands of teenagers and leaders to Atlanta over the weekend. The first Passion Conference this year was also held in Atlanta January 2-4, with an estimated 20,000 in […]

WAOK-AM–01/18/2015

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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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Kickoff To Atlanta Jazz Festival Month

Every May Atlantans prepare to bring in the warm weather with the Atlanta Jazz Festival. For three days over Memorial Day weekend, jazz lovers take over Piedmont Park and enjoy music, food and each other. […]

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