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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

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Ga. Republicans Moving Against Obama Health Plan

Republicans were poised Tuesday to make it even tougher for Georgia to expand a government health insurance program for the poor, undercutting a big part of an overhaul backed by Democratic President Barack Obama.

03/18/2014

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FBI: Jet Passenger Tried To Fly With False Name

A Delta Air Lines passenger is accused of flying from Atlanta to Birmingham in one person’s name, then obtaining boarding passes in someone else’s name for two more flights on United Airlines.

03/18/2014

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Sisters In Law w/Attorney Janice Mathis: Making The Moral And Economic Case For The Affordable Care Act

Today WAOK held a discussion on the Affordable Care Act deadline that’s quickly approaching. The Affordable Care Act – also know as Obamacare – is a piece of legislation that enables many American to secure […]

WAOK-AM–03/17/2014

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Rashad Richey Asks: What If Bernice King Disobeyed The Court Order?

In light of recent developments with the King children saga, I can’t help but wonder what would have happened if things had unfolded a little differently. What if Dr. Bernice King stuck to her guns […]

WAOK-AM–03/10/2014

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Reverend Bernice King Asks Brothers To Reconsider Sale Of Prized Items

ATLANTA (AP) — The daughter of Martin Luther King Jr. on Thursday urged her brothers to search their consciences and reconsider their plan to sell the civil rights icon’s Bible and Nobel Peace Prize. King’s […]

WAOK-AM–03/07/2014

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Community Leaders Back Bernice King

Today, March 5th, is the final day for Reverend Bernice King to turn over her father’s Bible and Nobel Peace Prize. Fulton County Superior Judge Robert McBurney ordered Bernice King to turn over the items, […]

WAOK-AM–03/05/2014

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Police: About 50 Mailboxes Pried Open Near Atlanta

Police in the Atlanta suburb of Norcross are searching for suspects after dozens of mailboxes were pried open at an apartment complex.

03/05/2014

With memories of thousands of vehicles gridlocked for hours on icy metro Atlanta highways fresh in their minds, officials north Georgia prepared Monday for another round of winter weather, with the governor declaring a state of emergency for 14 counties.  (credit: Daniel Shirey/Getty Images)

Gov. Deal Outlines Severe Weather Response Plans

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has outlined an action plan to address future severe weather events based on an internal review he ordered after Georgia was caught unprepared for a winter storm in late January.

03/04/2014

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Ga. Woman Killed By Train Honored On Oscar Night

A 27-year-old camera assistant killed by a train during a movie shoot in southeast Georgia was remembered by her colleagues on Oscar night.

03/03/2014