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Falcons Agree to 5-year Deal With Safety William Moore

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to terms with safety William Moore on a five-year contract. Moore was a Pro Bowl alternate with Atlanta last season, when he had four interceptions and 105 tackles. He […]

92.9 The Game–03/09/2013

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Coast Guard: A Leak Caused Carnival Cruise Ship Fire

Now that investigators have determined the origins of the engine-room fire that paralyzed a Carnival cruise ship at sea for five days, they will try to learn more about the cause, the crew’s response, and why the ship was disabled for so long.

02/19/2013

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How To Stay Safe While Tailgating In Atlanta

Tailgating is all about having fun, but you need to stay safe as well. Here are some tips to having a safe tailgating experience at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.

12/09/2012

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Two More People Drown In Georgia Lakes

TALLULAH FALLS, Ga. (AP/WAOK) — Two more people have died from drowning in Georgia. Authorities say a teenage boy drowned while swimming with friends in a northeast Georgia lake in the Tallulah Falls area Monday. Rabun County […]

WAOK-AM–08/07/2012

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Holiday Crackdown On Drunk Driving

ATLANTA (AP) — Police officers, sheriff’s deputies and state troopers across Georgia are launching a statewide crackdown on drunken driving through upcoming the Fourth of July holiday. The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety says its […]

WAOK-AM–06/22/2012

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Click It Or Ticket Gets Underway

ATLANTA (AP) — Law enforcement agencies in Georgia plan to join this year’s national Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement mobilization. The efforts cracking down on people who don’t buckle up kicks off Monday and runs […]

WAOK-AM–05/21/2012

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State Pays Millions To Substandard Day Care Centers

ATLANTA (AP) — The state paid at least $355 million in subsidies over the past four years to day cares that failed to meet standards for child care. An investigation by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution shows […]

WAOK-AM–03/19/2012

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Busy Weekend Ahead In Downtown Atlanta

ATLANTA (APD/WAOK)-It is going to be a busy weekend downtown and the Atlanta Police Department has some suggestions on the best way for you to get around. Approximately 250,000 people are expected to visit the […]

WAOK-AM–02/16/2012

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Extra Help Getting Home Over The Holiday

TAMPA, Fla. (WAOK/AAA) -If you need help getting home after celebrating over the holiday,  AAA and Budweiser will help with the Tow to Go program. Tow to Go has safely removed more than 16,000 drunk […]

WAOK-AM–12/27/2011

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Holiday Lighting Safety Tips

Atlanta (WAOK)- If you are decorating your home with lights for the Christmas holiday, Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph T. Hudgens urges residents to keep safety in mind. “Don’t let fire turn your holiday […]

WAOK-AM–12/09/2011

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