Governor Nathan Deal

State Representative Allen Peake tells Maria Boynton that getting a medical marijuana law in Georgia has been "an emotional and difficult journey" (Photo courtesy of Tamara Nelson)

An Emotional And Difficult Journey: Georgia Governor To Sign Medical Marijuana Bill

A stroke of the pen will be the final step as Georgia is about to get a medical marijuana law. Governor Nathan Deal’s office says that he will sign the bill tomorrow. It allows patients […]

WAOK-AM–04/15/2015

(Credit: Courtesy of Georgia State Representative Allen Peake)

Medical Marijuana Hearings Start Today At The Georgia Capitol

Georgia State Representative (R-Macon) is the sponsor of HB 1. He says a hearing on the measure will be held at 2:00 this afternoon in room 606 of the Coverdell Legislative Office Building. The bill […]

WAOK-AM–02/03/2015

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Streaking Atlanta Hawks Applauded At The Georgia Capitol

Today is Atlanta Hawks Day at the Georgia State Capitol. A recognition well-deserved considering the run that the team is on lately. The Hawks have won 16 games straight. Not only is that a franchise […]

WAOK-AM–01/27/2015

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Early Voter Numbers Could Signal Big Changes In Georgia

Early voters poured from the Advance Voting area of the Cobb County Government Center on Lower Roswell Road Friday evening, October 31st. It was the final day for early voting in the election being held […]

WAOK-AM–11/01/2014

Georgia State Capitol

Aftermath of Georgia General Assembly Session

Today on Real Talk with Rashad Richey, our special guests were State Representative Roger Bruce and State Representative Howard Mosby. Representative Bruce and Representative Mosby discussed the recent Georgia General Assembly and informed listeners, on […]

WAOK-AM–03/22/2014

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Drug Testing For Food Stamp Recipients To Become Law?

Atlanta (WAOK)- Applicants for food stamps and welfare may now have to get drug tested and pay for it, if Governor Nathan Deal signs a bill passed Thursday in the General Assembly. The applicants would […]

WAOK-AM–03/21/2014

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Traffic Picks Up On Georgia 400 After End Of Tolls

ATLANTA (AP) — Traffic congestion on Georgia 400 has gotten worse since the end of tolls on the highway, but some drivers say the increase hasn’t been enough for them to notice. Georgia Department of Transportation numbers shows […]

WAOK-AM–03/18/2014

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Atlanta Mayor: ‘A Lot Of People’ Still Stranded On Roads 24 Hours After Storm

Students spent the night on buses or at schools, commuters abandoned their cars or idled in them all night and the highways-turned-parking lots iced over when a winter storm slammed the city, creating a treacherous traffic jam that lasted into Wednesday.

01/29/2014

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Mayor Kasim Reed Tours Panama Canal

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and Georgia Senator Johnny Isakson will join Vice President Joe Biden in a tour of the Panama Canal over the next two days.  The waterway is being expanded to accommodate  […]

92-9 The Game Live Video–11/18/2013

Dekalb School Board

Derrick Boazman Talks To One Of The School Board Members

Today, DB gets to the bottom of the truth by speaking to former DeKalb school board member, Dr. Eugene Walker. He was one of the six DeKalb school board members who was removed from office by Governor […]

WAOK-AM–03/13/2013

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