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Sandy’s Aftermath

Today’s show was focused on the devastation of the east coast states after they were hit hard by Hurricane Sandy. News outlets are reporting that 48 people are dead while millions are without power. Reports […]

10/30/2012

A neighborhood destroyed by Hurricane Sandy (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Opinion: Sandy Reminds Us Of The Need For FEMA And That Romney Would Shut It Down

Romney was asked at a presidential debate whether FEMA should be shut down in light of the deficit. Romney replied that FEMA should “absolutely” be shut down. He was asked specifically if that included disaster relief. He replied that it was “immoral” to provide such relief in the face of “larger debts”, emphasizing that “it makes no sense at all” to have such programs.

10/30/2012

In this handout satellite image provided by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Tropical Storm Isaac moves toward the Florida coast on Aug. 26, 2012 in the Atlantic Ocean. (credit: NOAA via Getty Images)

Isaac Poses Flooding, Tornado Threats To Southwest Georgia

Forecasters say Tropical Storm Isaac will bring the threat of flooding and tornadoes to the southwest corner of Georgia.

08/27/2012

photo by Jean Ross WAOK-AM

Atlanta Area Surprised By Late Afternoon Storms

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK)-Severe weather and flash flooding in Atlanta and McDonough caused a nightmare rush hour Tuesday evening. One person was injured several cars were flooded and eight semi-trailers were overturned by the wind at a […]

WAOK-AM–07/04/2012

Georgia Governor Declares State Of Emergency Because Of Flooding

New Flood Plain Maps Coming

ATLANTA (WAOK/AP)-A massive remapping project is under way, re-evaluating the flood plains in counties and municipalities across metro Atlanta and the rest of the state. The joint effort with the Federal Emergency Management Agency is […]

WAOK-AM–08/22/2011

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