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Best Places For Women’s History In Atlanta

March is Women’s History Month and there are tons of great places in Atlanta to see and appreciate some historic moments and lives.

03/12/2012

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The History Of Valentine’s Day

Ever wondered how Valentine’s Day started? We’ve got the answer for you…

01/29/2012

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Indulge Your Inner Know-It-All: Labor Day Edition

Labor Day facts to make you the Resident Smarty Pants at your weekend BBQ

08/22/2011

31st Annual Georgia Music Hall Of Fame Awards

Georgia Music Hall of Fame is History

MACON (WAOK/AP)-The Georgia Music Hall of Fame has closed it doors forever. The final weekend was one of the biggest of the year. The Macon museum shut its doors on Sunday. Officials say it drew more than […]

WAOK-AM–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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Top 10 Books Written by Our Presidents

Commemorate this Independence Day by reading a book written by a President of the United States. Our current and former Commanders in Chief have composed many memoirs, political and social writings and even works of […]

06/13/2011

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History of Father’s Day

Father’s Day, the holiday set aside to celebrate dad, has been an institution for 101 years. But what is the evolution of Father’s Day? How did it become the holiday it is today? One Father’s Day historian offers his unique perspective on the third Sunday in June and after you read this, you too will be a Father’s Day expert.

06/02/2011

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Rodney King Made Headlines 20 Years Ago

Twenty years ago today, the nation was shocked when footage of Los Angeles Police brutally beating a man was released.  That man was Rodney King. King was beaten in the streets of L.A after he […]

WAOK-AM–03/03/2011

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