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Woman Stabbed To Death In Marietta

MARIETTA – (WAOK/AJC)  –  Marietta police say they have one man in custody after a woman was found stabbed to death in her home on Monday.    It happened in a neighborhood off of Barrett Parkway […]

WAOK-AM–07/16/2012

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Marietta Backs Off Flag Controversy

MARIETTA – (WAOK/AJC) – The city of Marietta has had a change of heart in a decision,  that forced a well known restaurant to remove several flags that flew outside the business.  A code enforcement […]

WAOK-AM–06/28/2012

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Police Seek Marietta Weave Thieves

MARIETTA, Ga. (AJC/ WAOK) – Cobb County police are asking the public’s help in finding two men who broke into a beauty supply store and stole hair extensions. A videotape of the break-in was released […]

WAOK-AM–06/27/2012

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Motorcyclist Critical After Crash

MARIETTA – (WAOK/AJC) –  Marietta police say a motorcyclist was critically injured Tuesday morning,   when he was hit by a car.   They say the man was on his bike,   and headed south […]

WAOK-AM–06/19/2012

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Doctors’ Office Fires Could Be Arson

MARIETTA – ( WAOK/AJC) –  The FBI and other agencies are now investigating whether two suspicious fires at different doctors’ offices are related.  The latest fire occurred Wednesday at a OB-GYN’s office in Marietta.  The […]

WAOK-AM–05/24/2012

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School Board Member Objects To Offensive Word On Marker

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — The school board in an Atlanta suburb is reviewing plans for a historic marker after a board member objected to the language used to refer to African-Americans. At issue is a […]

WAOK-AM–05/09/2012

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Cobb County Might Lay Off 200 Teachers

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — Cobb County school board members have been told the system might have to lay off 200 teachers to ease a budget deficit. The Marietta Daily Journal reports that school board members […]

WAOK-AM–04/13/2012

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Marietta Alumni Try To Save Their History

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) – A group of alumni from a once segregated all-black school in Marietta are determined to try and save it. The Marietta Daily Journal reports that members of the Lemon Street Heritage […]

WAOK-AM–03/07/2012

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Dog Dies Saving Owner From Georgia House Fire

MARIETTA, Ga. (CBS Atlanta) — “Man’s best friend” gives up his life to save his owner from a house fire. The Cobb County Fire Department responded to a call at Scott Dunn’s Marietta home early Tuesday […]

11/01/2011

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