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Historic Atlanta Churches In Path Of New NFL Field

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – Members of two historic Atlanta churches in the path of a proposed new NFL stadium are considering their options. Mt. Vernon Baptist Church is in the middle of the favored site for […]

WAOK-AM–03/15/2013

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Falcons CEO: Team Could Build New Home In Suburbs

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – An Atlanta Falcons executive says the team will consider moving to a suburban location if it does not strike a deal to build a new downtown stadium. Falcons President and CEO Rich […]

WAOK-AM–02/14/2013

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Ga. Lotto Adds $16.9 Million To Education Programs

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – Georgia Lottery officials say 35 players won prizes of $10,000 or more in the Powerball drawing. Officials say David Jackson bought a ticket at the Georgia Food Mart in Riverdale and won […]

WAOK-AM–11/29/2012

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Powerball Up To $212 Million

ATLANTA (WAOK/AJC)- Didn’t get your Powerball ticket on Saturday? Don’t worry. You have another chance to hit the jackpot on Wednesday. The Powerball jackpot has climbed to $212 million after no one matched all six […]

WAOK-AM–08/05/2012

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Georgia Online Lottery Approved

ATLANTA (AJC/ WAOK) – State lottery officials approved an online ticketing system Thursday, with sales to the public expected to begin as soon as November. The lottery expansion is projected to increase the Georgia Lottery’s […]

WAOK-AM–07/23/2012

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Police: 12 Dead In Colorado Theater Shooting

AURORA, CO (AP/WAOK) – A gunman wearing a gas mask set off an unknown gas and fired into a crowded movie theater in suburban Denver at a midnight opening of the Batman movie “The Dark […]

WAOK-AM–07/20/2012

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Cooling Drive For The Elderly

ATLANTA (WAOK) – Greater Works Assembly is hosting a ‘Cooling Drive” to help seniors  beat the heat this weekend. Atlanta area Pastor Darryl Winston and his congregation are collecting and distributing nearly 500 fans to […]

WAOK-AM–06/29/2012

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Employee Cashed In Stolen Lotto Tickets

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — An Athens man has been arrested after authorities say he tried to cash in lottery tickets he stole from the convenience store where he worked. The Athens Banner-Herald reports 21-year-old Reid […]

WAOK-AM–06/13/2012

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Three Winners in Mega Millions Record Jackpot 6 Win $250 Thousand In Georgia

CHICAGO/ATLANTA (AP) — Lottery ticket-holders in Illinois, Kansas and Maryland each selected the winning numbers for the world record-breaking $640 million Mega Millions jackpot, lottery officials said early Saturday. Illinois’ winning ticket was sold in […]

WAOK-AM–03/31/2012

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Mega Millions Jackpot Winning Numbers Picked

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – The Mega Millions jackpot numbers have been selected!!  Lottery officials picked the following numbers on Friday night for the world’s largest  Mega Millions lottery jackpot worth $640 million. Here are the winning […]

WAOK-AM–03/30/2012

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