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U.S. health officials say middle-aged women are the fastest-growing group of people dying from drug overdoses. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Georgians Urged To Turn In Unused Medications

Federal authorities are urging Georgians to drop off their expired, unused and unwanted pills to help combat prescription drug abuse.

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Nearly 12,000 Access Georgia’s New Online Voter System

State officials say nearly 12,000 people have taken advantage of Georgia’s new online voter system, either registering for the upcoming May 20 primary or updating their information.

04/22/2014

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Gay Rights Group Files Federal Lawsuit Challenging Georgia’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban

A gay rights group says it plans to file a federal lawsuit in Atlanta to challenge the state of Georgia’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriages.

04/22/2014

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Georgia Tech Spring Game, Well, Kinda…

Last Friday night, April 18th, 2014, Georgia Tech held it’s annual Spring Game. Now, let me preface this by saying that the weather was about as bad as it could have been for such an […]

92.9 The Game–04/21/2014

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State Warns Against Leaving Children In Vehicles Unattended

The Department of Early Care and Learning is reminding childcare providers and parents about the dangers of leaving children in unattended cars.

04/18/2014

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Atlanta To Host Jazz Concert, Party In Famous Cemetery

Atlanta city officials say they’ll celebrate the 40th anniversary of the city’s Office of Cultural Affairs with a jazz concert and party in one of the city’s most famous cemeteries.

04/17/2014

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USDA Gives Georgia Deadline To Improve Food Stamp System

Federal officials have given Georgia a deadline to show that it’s doing a better job of processing food stamp applications.

04/15/2014

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Deal Signs Prisoner Re-Entry Bill Into Law

(Atlanta)- Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed intended to reduce recidivism and help prisoners successfully re-enter society. Senate bill 365 was signed at a church in Gainesville by the Governor. deal said the legislation is meant […]

WAOK-AM–04/14/2014

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Georgia’s Top Off-Roading Trails (Maps Included)

There is plenty to do in town in Atlanta during the warmer months, but sometimes you just need a break from it all. There’s no better way to get down and dirty with nature than by going off-roading.

04/14/2014

1 teen in Atlanta and 1 in Augusta ran into heavy traffic while trying to escape a vicious dog. (Getty Images)

2 Teens Running From Dogs Killed By Cars In 2 Days

Atlanta 17-year-old and Augusta 13-year-old both ran into traffic trying to escape vicious dog.

04/12/2014

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