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Georgia Drops In Per Capita Income

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia has dropped toward the bottom of states in per capita income. Federal data shows Georgia is now 40th among the states. Georgia has been declining since measuring 25th in 2001. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Georgia now has the […]

WAOK-AM–07/07/2013

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Extended Families Fill In As Mom, Dad

Thayer Garrett thought her days of raising a small child were behind her. But after her adult son died last year, leaving behind his toddler, the child’s mother asked Garrett to keep the boy for a few months. A year later, 4-year-old Kenneth is still living with his grandmother.

06/17/2012

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Keepin It Real About Your Finances!

We had a Much NEEDED discussion about Personal Finances and Economics in the Black community. Click the audio link to hear the HEATED conversation…

WAOK-AM–03/14/2012

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Mayor Kasim Reed Talks Obama Economics and Weiner Resignation

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed was among a panel of national experts Sunday discussing everything from whether President Obama can be re-elected to the scandal surrounding U.S. Representative Anthony Weiner.  The Mayor didn’t mince words when talking […]

WAOK-AM–06/13/2011