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Jean Ross

WAOK News Director

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Georgia Seniors Save Millions Through Obamacare

President Barack Obama’s  healthcare plan is saving Georgia seniors millions on prescription drugs. The U.S. Health Department says over the past four years, the Affordable Care Act has trimmed 327-million dollars off  medication costs. The [...]

WAOK-AM–07/30/2014

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Kendrick Johnson’s Parents Sue School System In His Death

Atlanta (WAOK)-The parents of Kendrick Johnson are suing the Lowndes County school district for the wrongful death of their son.  Kendrick Johnson was 17 years old when his body was found rolled up in a [...]

WAOK-AM–07/30/2014

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Friendship Baptist Church Comes Down

Atlanta (WAOK)-The bricks are falling at what once was Friendship Baptist Church. The building is in the process of being torn down to make way for the Falcons new one billion dollar retractable roof stadium. Friendship [...]

WAOK-AM–07/29/2014

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Wednesday Wind Down Is Back

Wednesday Wind Down is always a great time in Atlanta. WAOK hosts the free after work concert usually on the 3rd Wednesday of the month from 5:30 pm to 8 pm. If you haven’t had [...]

WAOK-AM–07/23/2014

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Other Georgia Run Off Election Results

The race for the GOP nomination for the U.S. Senate was not the only race on the runoff ballot on Tuesday in Georgia. Here are results from some of the other races. The Democratic nomination [...]

WAOK-AM–07/23/2014

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Run Off Election Is Tuesday

Runoff election day is Tuesday, July 22. Voters are being asked to go to the polls to decide several races that were too close to call following the states early primary. There is the U.S. [...]

WAOK-AM–07/21/2014

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Missed The WAOK Monthly Mixer In June?

The monthly WAOK Mixer was held at Gladys Knights Chicken and Waffles location on Cascade Road. This event featured a debate between Alisha Thomas Morgan and Valarie Wilson the democratic candidates for State School Superintendent. [...]

WAOK-AM–06/29/2014

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The National Center For Civil And Human Rights Is Now Open

Atlanta is already home to the birthplace of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr and currently houses several civil rights monuments and museums. Today, the city added another “must see” destination for visitors and those who [...]

WAOK-AM–06/23/2014

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Opposition To Morris Brown Sale

Atlanta -(WAOK) There is some apparent opposition to the sale of Morris Brown College to the city of Atlanta and Friendship Baptist Church. Clark Atlanta University and the African Methodist Episcopal Church have filed objections [...]

WAOK-AM–05/29/2014

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Civil Rights Leaders Weigh In On The Donald Sterling Case

Numerous Civil rights leaders took to the airwaves of WAOK on Wednesday to give their opinion on the continuing saga of Donald Sterling. Those leaders included, Dekalb County NAACP President John Evans, Judge Dexter Wimbish, and [...]

WAOK-AM–04/30/2014

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