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Holiday

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King Week Activities

ATLANTA (WAOK) This is traditionally one of the busiest weeks of the year in Atlanta. Its a week when thousands of people from around the country and sometimes even from around the world come to […]

WAOK-AM–01/17/2014

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Kwanzaa Begins

Atlanta(AP)-Today is the first day of the African-American spiritual holiday known as Kwanzaa. From December 26th to January 1st, millions of people worldwide will observe the Pan-African tradition created by California University professor Dr. Maulana […]

WAOK-AM–12/26/2013

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Authorities Urge Motorists To Use Caution During Holidays

Authorities in Georgia are urging motorists to use caution during the busy holiday travel season.

11/27/2013

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UPS To Hire 55,000 Seasonal Workers In US

UPS will be hiring 55,000 U.S. seasonal workers to help with an increase in volume over the holiday season.

WAOK-AM–10/25/2013

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Savannah Fountains Dyed Green For St. Patrick’s Day

In Fosyth Park and across Savannah’s downtown historic district, green water gushing from the city’s fountains are sending the signal that St. Patrick’s Day is barely a week away.

03/09/2013

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King Center Week Events Underway

ATLANTA (WAOK)- Plans have been announced to mark the beginning of the year-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech. The 2013 observance of Dr. King’s birthday […]

WAOK-AM–01/13/2013

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State Patrol: 6 Killed, More Than 300 DUI Arrests During New Year’s Period

The Georgia State Patrol says six people were killed in traffic crashes during the New Year’s holiday travel period, which began at 6 p.m. Friday at 6 p.m. and ended at midnight Tuesday.

01/02/2013

Thanksgiving

Too Much Truth Recap: Happy Thanks “Taking”!!!

We were at CBS Radio and TMT want to wish your family a safe holiday and great eating! Today we have you a little history on ThanksGiving. Click the audio links to hear the conversation….

WAOK-AM–11/21/2012

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Navigate Tricky Gift Return Policies After The Holidays

The holiday season has arrived and with it the efforts to find the perfect gifts for loved ones. As the hunt for gifts gets going, so does the dread of returning the thoughtful presents that are just not the right fit. Follow these tips to get through the season of returns.

11/13/2012

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Best Ways To Save During The Holiday Sales Rush

The race is on to be first in line for this year’s best deals on holiday gifts: Black Friday is almost here. Every year, the stores open earlier in the wee hours of the morning, some even open at midnight after Thanksgiving Day, while other stores start the Black Friday sales on Turkey Day itself. If you’re going to get up that early (on a day off, no less), it is important to be prepared.

11/13/2012

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