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Study: Wealthy And Impoverished Get Different Types Of Cancer

A new study shows the level of poverty or wealth in an area may affect the types of cancers people get.

05/28/2014

Allentown Gym Provides Haven For Disadvantaged Urban Youth

New Measure Places Poverty Rate At 1 to 6

Washington (WAOK/AP) — A new measure designed to provide a large spectrum of who poverty is affecting and how many are being affected has found that over 3 million more people are being affected by […]

WAOK-AM–11/07/2013

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Dr. Cornel West on Obama: “Rockefeller Republican In Blackface”

Known activist and educator, Dr. Cornel West,  made appearance with Tavis Smiley on “Democracy Now” hosted by Amy Goodman. While he was on the show, he  criticize President Obama the way he is leading this […]

WAOK-AM–11/14/2012

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Opinion: Romney Denigrates 47% Not Paying Taxes As He Uses Loopholes Trying To Do The Same

Mitt Romney, if you want to talk about mooches and freeloaders that take advantage of the system then grow a spine and show America your tax returns. Let’s see what you really pay as a percentage. Let’s see what deductions you take. Let’s see how addicted to federal benefits you are.

09/21/2012

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You Can Help This Family Stay Together

ATLANTA (WAOK)- A single mother and her 11 children need your help to stay together as a family. Tacco Cullins told V-103 and WAOK  that she was renting a rundown home for $600 per month […]

WAOK-AM–07/16/2012

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Join Us For Hunger Walk

ATLANTA (WAOK) This Sunday (March 11, 2012) WAOK and V-103 will join you for Hunger Walk/Run 2012, the annual fundraiser for the Atlanta Community Food Bank. Lorraine Jacques White of Powertalk heard Monday through Friday […]

WAOK-AM–03/07/2012

The Luxury Review: Press Preview And Exclusive Shopping Experience

Atlanta Tops List: Widest Gap between Rich and Poor

The city of Atlanta has the widest income gap between the rich and poor of all the major U.S. cities, according to a report by the U.S. Census Bureau. Atlanta ranked just above New Orleans […]

WAOK-AM–10/30/2011

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Hosea Feed The Hungry Dinner Moves To New Location

ATLANTA (WAOK)-It’s a new day for the Hosea Feed the Hungry organization. Elizabeth and Ofemi Omilami announced the dinner event series that will be 41 years old this year will be moving to a new […]

WAOK-AM–10/20/2011

Non-Profit Health Clinics Care For Uninsured

More Than Half Million Georgia Kids Live in Poverty

ATLANTA (WAOK)-According to a new study by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, Georgia is one of the worst states in the country for children living in poverty. The latest report shows 570 thousand children in […]

WAOK-AM–08/17/2011

Wal Mart is Coming to the West Side

A new Wal Mart is scheduled to open in the place that once housed a Publix Supermarket. That is great news for people who live and work in the area.

12/13/2010

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