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Security guard Richard Jewell was eventually cleared as a suspect in the Atlanta Olympic park bombing. (Getty Images)

DiCaprio, Hill Re-Team For Story Of Richard Jewell

“The Wolf of Wall Street” stars to tell the story of the 1996 Olympics security guard.

02/08/2014

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Best Holiday Celebrations In Atlanta

Don’t have any holiday plans yet this year? Never fear, we’ve found a variety of different options to suit your every mood this season.

12/02/2013

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Best Summer Vacation Activities In Atlanta

Lucky local residents get to benefit from that large selection of summer “staycation” destinations as they herald the arrival of the season of the sun.

07/12/2013

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Wednesday WindDown is Back

ATLANTA (WAOK)-You know Spring has officially arrived when the Wednesday WindDown series of free concerts get underway at Centennial Olympic Park in downtown Atlanta. The 15th season of the concert series got underway at the […]

WAOK-AM–05/16/2013

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Best May Day Celebrations In Atlanta

May 1st is the time to enjoy the returning warmth of spring. There will be flowers, puppets, butterflies, scavenger hunts and other ways to enjoy.

04/15/2013

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Best Upcoming Spring Art Festivals Or Events In Atlanta

This spring, Atlanta will be celebrating art with flowers, bluegrass music, folk dancing, jazz and more.

03/18/2013

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Voter Registration During The National Black Arts Festival

ATLANTA (WAOK)- Still not registered to vote yet? On Saturday July 14, you can take care of your civic business while enjoying the annual National Black Arts Festival at Centennial Olympic Park. V-103 and WAOK […]

WAOK-AM–07/12/2012

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Best Spots to Spend a Hot Summer Day with Your Family in Atlanta

Just as certain as the sun rises every morning, Atlanta gets excruciatingly hot every summer. When the heat and humidity rise, families in the know head out to one of Atlanta’s favorite attractions to cool down on a scorching summer day. The top five spots to spend a hot and sunny summer day with your family in Atlanta promise the perfect solution to steamy summers in Atlanta.

07/06/2012

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Best Places To Watch 4th of July Fireworks In Atlanta

From splashing around in Lake Lanier’s water park and Centennial Olympic Park’s fountains to attending an old-fashioned small town celebration, there’s something for everyone this 4th of July. Atlanta celebrates the 4th of July every year in a big way. In fact, Atlanta has some of the very best fireworks displays in the Southeast. Wherever you choose to celebrate the day, be sure to get there early to find a parking place and a good viewing spot to set up your blanket or chairs. In addition, plan on spending some time in traffic once the fireworks are over. It’s all worth it at the best places to watch 4th of July fireworks in Atlanta.

06/22/2012

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Most Iconic Works Of Art In Atlanta

Atlanta has a vibrant art scene, and many of the city’s most iconic works display both the beautiful and the bittersweet. From urban paintings to statues, these pieces represent Atlanta’s history in all its changing forms.

05/28/2012

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