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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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The Legacy of Ida B. Wells Does Real Talk with Rashad Richey

Today on Real Talk with Rashad Richey, our special guest was Tiana Ferrell. Tiana Ferrell is a direct descendant of Civil Rights activist Ida B. Wells. Like her great-grandmother Tiana Ferrell is a journalist, and […]

WAOK-AM–03/20/2014

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Man Accused Of Impersonating Officer, Stealing Continental Breakfast Arrested

Police say a man accused of impersonating an officer and stealing continental breakfast at a suburban Atlanta hotel has been arrested.

03/19/2014

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Judge Denies New Trial In Shooting Outside School

A judge has denied a request for a new trial from a man found guilty but mentally ill in a fatal shooting outside a suburban Atlanta preschool.

03/19/2014

A national media and advertising campaign entitled “Tips From Former Smokers” is being credited for more than 200,000 smokers having quit following the three-month campaign. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Georgia University System To Vote On Smoking Ban

University System of Georgia officials are expected to weigh in on a tobacco ban that would apply to all campuses in the university system.

03/19/2014

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4 Georgia Players Charged With Theft By Deception

ATLANTA (AP) — Four Georgia football players have been released on bond after their arrests Monday on misdemeanor charges of theft by deception. University of Georgia chief of police Jimmy Williamson says an investigation found that three players — […]

WAOK-AM–03/18/2014

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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

This Dec. 2, 2013 photo shows a woman reading the HealthCare.gov insurance marketplace internet site in Washington, D.C. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

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