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Atlanta Officials Vigilant After Marathon Bombing

Officials in Atlanta say they’re stepping up security in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing.

04/15/2013

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Survey: Ala. Teachers Support Having Armed Guards

A new survey of Alabama teachers finds that a majority of them support having armed security officers in their schools.

04/01/2013

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Gaps In Security Cited At Grady High School

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Public Schools officials say there are gaps in security at a high school where a gun discharged this week. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that school officials discussed security at Grady High […]

WAOK-AM–03/01/2013

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Georgia Schools Review Safety Plans After Connecticut School Shooting

ATLANTA (AP/AJC) — Some Georgia schools are reviewing their security plans following the shooting massacre at an elementary school in Connecticut. The interim superintendent of Rome’s city schools, Lucian Harris, says he’s going to assess procedures and […]

WAOK-AM–12/16/2012

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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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Do You Have Insurance & Home Security?

Are you really safe? Don’t let safety and security be a second thought;  If a crisis arises, be secured in your home and in your peace of mind. Listen to Macieo Brown, creator of System 5 Electronics as […]

WAOK-AM–10/06/2012

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TSA Allowing Employers To Hire Workers Without Completing Background Checks

Employers at Atlanta’s airport have been allowed to hire workers without completing background security checks because of delays in the process, federal officials said.

04/26/2012

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Gun Goes Off At Hartsfield Jackson Airport

ATLANTA (AP)- A gun found in the carry-on luggage of a passenger attempting to make it past the main security checkpoint at Atlanta’s Hartsfield Jackson International Airport on Sunday morning, accidentally discharged on authorities who […]

WAOK-AM–12/12/2011

U.S. Steps Up Security As Precaution After Bin Laden's Death

New Program Could Get You Through Airport Faster

ATLANTA (WAOK)-If you choose to share some of your personal information with TSA, you may save some time taking your next flight. Four major U.S. airports including Atlanta’s Hartsfield Jackson are participating in a new pilot […]

WAOK-AM–10/04/2011

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More Security to See Falcons on Sunday

Atlanta (WAOK)-Pack your patience if you plan to go to the Falcons game at the Georgia Dome Sunday. Due to several recent incidents of fighting between fans the NFL says extra security will be in place at the […]

WAOK-AM–09/17/2011

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