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Need Section 8 Housing in Rome, Georgia?

Northwest Georgia Housing Authority will be accepting applications for the Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) LOTTERY on May 6, 2014 and May 7, 2014 at the Rome Civic Center located at 400 Civic Center […]

WAOK-AM–04/16/2014

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Georgia Woman Has 1 Of 2 Winning Lottery Tickets

Lottery officials identified the winner as Ira Curry of Stone Mountain

12/19/2013

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Powerball Jackpot Winner Revealed

The son of a Dominican immigrant who won the $338 million Powerball jackpot says he knows his father will “do something good with the money.” Casiano Quezada also says the family plans to keep open […]

WAOK-AM–03/26/2013

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Report: Lottery Execs Receive More Than $260G Worth Of ‘Incentive Pay’ Despite Law To Curb Bonuses

Top Georgia Lottery executives received large payouts and raises despite a law mean to curb bonuses.

01/28/2013

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Governor Deal Says More Money For Hope Scholarship

ATLANTA (WAOK)-More people play the lottery in Georgia than in any other state. More players means that more money is available to fund HOPE Scholarship programs.  Georgia Governor Nathan Deal is proposing to increase funding […]

WAOK-AM–01/10/2013

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Planned Gambling Complex In Norcross Suffers Setback

ATLANTA (AP) — A developer’s attempt to build a gambling complex in Norcross has suffered a setback. Developer Dan O’Leary said he no longer controls the Norcross property where he proposed building Georgia’s first gambling complex. O’Leary […]

WAOK-AM–12/16/2012

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Powerball $320 MILLION

ATLANTA – Georgia Lottery officials announced today that Wednesday’s Powerball jackpot has been raised from $305 million to $320 million as a result of brisk ticket sales.  The Powerball jackpot has been growing since June […]

WAOK-AM–08/14/2012

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Powerball Up To $212 Million

ATLANTA (WAOK/AJC)- Didn’t get your Powerball ticket on Saturday? Don’t worry. You have another chance to hit the jackpot on Wednesday. The Powerball jackpot has climbed to $212 million after no one matched all six […]

WAOK-AM–08/05/2012

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Georgia Online Lottery Approved

ATLANTA (AJC/ WAOK) – State lottery officials approved an online ticketing system Thursday, with sales to the public expected to begin as soon as November. The lottery expansion is projected to increase the Georgia Lottery’s […]

WAOK-AM–07/23/2012

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Illegal Immigrant Allowed To Collect Winning $750,000 Lottery Ticket

An illegal immigrant from Guatemala will be able to collect $750,000 he won from a lottery ticket he purchased in 2010.

03/08/2012

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