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A woman and her daughter counts out Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) coupons, more commonly known as Food Stamps, while shoping for groceries. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Ga. Agency Says Photo IDs Will Cost $7.7 Million

Georgia officials say it will cost nearly $8 million to create food stamp cards including recipients’ photos.

09/21/2014

In this photo illustration a woman holds an e-cigarette on April 2, 2014 in London, England. (credit: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Law Blocks Sale Of E-Cigarettes To Georgia Minors

Georgia Department of Public Health officials say a new state law makes it illegal to sell or distribute electronic cigarettes to anyone under 18.

07/02/2014

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No Concealed Weapons On College Campuses Or In Other Schools

Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens’ office says Georgians will not be able to carry a weapon on college campuses or in other schools when two new laws go into effect July 1.

05/29/2014

File photo of a pregnant woman holding her stomach. (Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

Deal Signs Bill Restricting Some Abortion Coverage

Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a bill into law restricting abortion coverage in plans for state employees and those sold on the insurance exchange as part of the federal health care law.

04/24/2014

Witnesses say a shopper hit and sat on a man who tried to take a picture up a woman's dress. (Getty Images)

Cell Phone Peeping Tom Beaten By Victim’s Boyfriend

Coweta County sheriff says suspect tried to take picture up a woman’s dress.

02/25/2014

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Obamacare Key Dates In 2014

Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.

11/25/2013

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2 Men Plead Guilty In Ga. Car Emissions Scheme

Federal prosecutors in Atlanta say two men have pleaded guilty in connection with a scheme that issued over 4,000 emission certificates for cars that would have failed inspections for payments totaling hundreds of thousands of dollars.

09/06/2013

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Auto Nsider: License Plate “Profiling”

Today’s show was born from the media coverage surrounding the George Zimmerman trial and questions about whether profiling played a role in the death of Trayvon Martin. Did you know that your local or state […]

WAOK-AM–07/22/2013

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License Plate “Profiling”?

Today’s show was born from the media coverage surrounding the George Zimmerman trial and questions about whether profiling played a role in the death of Trayvon Martin. It is not my intent nor my desire […]

WAOK-AM–07/20/2013

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Ga. Fixes Problem With Title Tax Law (Leases)

State lawmakers finalized a deal to correct an unintended consequence to leases that made leasing a vehicle in Georgia, not only unattractive, but downright unthinkable. The original bill called for Georgians who leased vehicles after […]

WAOK-AM–03/06/2013

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