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Authorities Urge Caution When Using Fireworks

Federal authorities in Atlanta are warning Georgia residents to celebrate the Fourth of July safely and responsibly.

06/30/2013

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Make Your Own Patriotic Gear For July 4th

Have some fun with a DIY Fourth of July!

06/17/2013

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Metro Area Family Fourth Fireworks

ATLANTA (AJC/ WAOK) If you’re looking to take your family to fun summertime events on the 4th of July, here are some local options: July 4, Fireworks: Centennial Olympic Park, gates open at 6p.m. and […]

WAOK-AM–07/04/2012

Photo taken by Jean Ross-WAOK-AM

Holiday Crackdown On Drunk Driving

ATLANTA (AP) — Police officers, sheriff’s deputies and state troopers across Georgia are launching a statewide crackdown on drunken driving through upcoming the Fourth of July holiday. The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety says its […]

WAOK-AM–06/22/2012

New York (Photo Credit: Yana Paskova/Getty Images)

Behind The Fireworks – Interview With Producer Of Country’s Largest Fireworks Display

Pyro Spectaculars produces some of the biggest July 4th fireworks displays. We talked to them about their plans for this year.

06/18/2012

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Part 1: Ultimate 4th of July Playlist, The Classics

Whether you’re planning a barbeque, fireworks-viewing party or road trip, we’ve got your patriotic soundtrack covered! America’s countryside, cities, freedom and flag have been the inspiration for countless songwriters. Many of the U.S.’s most distinctive […]

06/11/2012

Photo by Jean Ross WAOK-AM

Register For The Peachtree Road Race

ATLANTA (WAOK)-If you have plans to spend the Fourth of July with thousands of your closest friends at the Peachtree Road Race now is the time to register. The process is simple. Go to this […]

WAOK-AM–03/18/2012

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Fourth of July Events

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Are you and the family ready for the Fourth of July events? Lots of fireworks, cookouts and a world famous road race are just some of the activities scheduled. Check out the list. All-American […]

WAOK-AM–06/30/2011

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Part 2: Ultimate 4th of July Playlist, Modern

Whether you’re planning a barbeque, fireworks-viewing party or road trip, we’ve got your patriotic soundtrack covered! America’s countryside, cities, freedom and flag have been the inspiration for countless songwriters. Many of the U.S.’s most distinctive […]

06/13/2011

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Early American History Myths You Probably Believe

These early American history legends may be conventional wisdom, and some are even taught in school, but they definitely are not facts. The following myths originated from poems, stories that changed over time or historical […]

06/13/2011

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