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USDA Gives Georgia Deadline To Improve Food Stamp System

Federal officials have given Georgia a deadline to show that it’s doing a better job of processing food stamp applications.

04/15/2014

A national media and advertising campaign entitled “Tips From Former Smokers” is being credited for more than 200,000 smokers having quit following the three-month campaign. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Georgia University System To Vote On Smoking Ban

University System of Georgia officials are expected to weigh in on a tobacco ban that would apply to all campuses in the university system.

03/19/2014

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Sheriff’s Patrol Dog Dies Of Cancer

Fulton County Sheriff’s officials say the department is mourning the loss of K-9 Deputy Marco Henry.

01/24/2014

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State Officials Launch Holiday DUI Crackdown

State officials have launched their annual holiday effort to crack down on drunken drivers.

12/18/2013

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Reward Offered For 27 Guns Stolen From Shop

Federal officials say a $10,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the suspects who stole 27 guns from a pawn shop in Forsyth County.

12/11/2013

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A Woman Was Nearly Burned To Death At Park

Police are investigating a possible hate crime of a woman who was set on fire for “allegedly supporting” President Obama. 20-year-old Sharmeka Moffitt is currently in critical condition at LSU Medical Center in Shreveport. She is suffering from 3 degree burns down […]

10/22/2012

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13 Ill After E.Coli Outbreak At Cleveland County Fair

North Carolina health officials say an E. coli outbreak is responsible for the illness of 13 people who attended the Cleveland County Fair.

10/12/2012

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U.S. Senators Criticize Executives Bonuses at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

ATLANTA (AP) – Georgia’s two U.S. Senators have joined 58 of their colleagues in criticizing millions of dollars in bonuses to executives at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Republicans Saxby Chambliss and Johnny Isakson sent […]

WAOK-AM–11/09/2011