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Graphic: Credit Mike Moore (CBS Radio Atlanta)

Georgia’s New Laws: Effective July 1

ATLANTA,GA (WAOK)-Wednesday marks the effective date for hundreds of bills and resolutions the General Assembly adopted this year. Here is a look at some of the more important new laws. Autism: Children ages 6 and […]

WAOK-AM–07/01/2015

Participants in the 2014 Dump the Pump celebration are seen participating in MARTA's scavenger hunt. (Courtesy: Isadora V. Brown)

Georgia Commute Options Encourages Atlanta Transit Use With Dump The Pump

Georgia Commute Options, which is funded by the Georgia Department of Transportation, is once again urging commuters to participant in Dump the Pump. It’s an annual program designed to promote transit as an alternative to […]

WAOK-AM–06/16/2015

Congressman David Scott poses with employers during a previous jobs fair (Courtesy of the Office of Congressman David Scott)

Friday 5000 Jobs Up For Grabs: Congressman David Scott Holds Annual Jobs Fair

“It’s for everybody, so get there early, and come prepared”, advice from 13th District Congressman David Scott about his 12th annual Jobs Fair on Friday, April 24th. According to Scott, there will be hundreds of […]

WAOK-AM–04/23/2015

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Jam Packed Weekend Ahead: APD Says To Use MARTA Or Face Delays

There will be a number of events in Atlanta this weekend. The Atlanta Police Department is providing tips that are aimed to help navigate the crowds. Residents are being told to plan ahead for road […]

WAOK-AM–04/17/2015

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MARTA Moves Into Clayton County

MARTA starts bus service in Clayton County on Saturday, March 21, 2015. The inaugural bus ride will take off from the College Park MARTA station early in the morning. MARTA CEO Keith Parker says it’s […]

03/20/2015

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The Movement With Dr. F. Keith Slaughter – 3/20/2015

It’s time for a movement and it’s more than just a morning show! Dr. F. Keith Slaughter brings you the real every morning from 7-10 AM with “The Movement“, heard on 1380 WAOK. Today, Dr. […]

WAOK-AM–03/20/2015

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Streetcar Rolls Again In Atlanta

When I arrived at the Dobbs Plaza stop for the new Atlanta Streetcar Tuesday morning, I found throngs of people waiting to take that first ride. There were city council officials, parks and recreation officials, […]

WAOK-AM–12/30/2014

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Clayton Chairman Turner: MARTA Will Mean Jobs And Economic Development

Turner: The MARTA professionals know what they’re doing The difference between having MARTA in Clayton County now, versus the transit service of 2010? Clayton County Commission Chairman Jeff Turner says MARTA is the industry expert […]

WAOK-AM–11/06/2014

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GA Fire Officials: Person Pulled From Train Tracks

Atlanta fire officials say a person has been pulled from a set of train tracks in downtown Atlanta.

07/22/2014

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Officials Vote to Bring Marta to Clayton County

Clayton County, home of the world’s busiest airport and the largest African American population in the Metro Atlanta area, is still fighting for the return of public transportation. WAOK’s Rashad Richey, spoke with the founding […]

WAOK-AM–06/19/2014

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