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Hartsfield-Jackson Airport Still Busiest In The World

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta’s airport is keeping its title as the world’s busiest. Airport officials on Tuesday said passenger traffic increased by more than 3.1 million passengers in 2012 — making 2012 the busiest year […]

WAOK-AM–02/05/2013

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Opinion: We Must Fix Our Crumbling Infrastructure

Most Americans who traveled during this Thanksgiving holiday came face to face with an American reality: while there is much to be thankful for, our infrastructure is not one of those things.

11/26/2012

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Spooky Guide To Transylvania

Take a trip to Transylvania and visit the legendary Castle Bran, or as you may know it, Dracula’s Castle.

10/18/2012

Girl Scouts attend Girl Scouts At 100 (Photo Credit: Paul Morigi / Getty Images for Girl Scouts of America)

Girl Scouts Mark 100 Years Of Closing Gender Gaps

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Recruited over tea at the mansion of a Georgia widow, the first Girl Scouts went on to earn proficiency badges for cooking meals and caring for babies. In a nod to […]

03/03/2012

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WAOK’s Mo Ivory Visits Israel

Mo Ivory host of “The Mo Ivory Show” on News and Talk 1380 WAOK and Frank Ski co-host of the Frank and Wanda Morning Show on our sister station V-103 recently completed a trip to […]

WAOK-AM–02/10/2012

The Atlanta Premiere of "N-Secure" - Arrivals and Q&A

Black History Month: Great Migration Exhibit

WASHINGTON (AP) – In celebration of Black History Month, Amtrak is featuring a Great Migration of African Americans exhibit on its MyBlackJourney.com microsite. The exhibit tells the story of the movement of thousands of African […]

WAOK-AM–02/09/2012

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Larger Waistlines Mean Smaller Capacity For Commercial Water Transit

The United States Coast Guard has scaled back the maximum number of passengers allowed on a given ferry, resulting in a lower maximum capacity rate for commercial vessels such as the Savannah Belles Ferry.

12/19/2011

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Feds Say No to Two Person Carpools

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – Federal authorities have denied Georgia’s request for a waiver to allow two-person carpools in a new toll system on I-85. The state had requested the waiver after repeated traffic backups in the […]

WAOK-AM–11/22/2011

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MARTA Fares Increase

Atlanta (WAOK)-MARTA fares rise from $2 to $2.50 beginning today.  This is the second time in two years fares have gone up. MARTA last raised its regular fares in October 2009, from $1.75 to $2. It […]

WAOK-AM–09/21/2011

Photo by Jean Ross WAOK-AM

Atlanta Leaders Concerned About Lack of FAA Bill

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Atlanta leaders are concerned about the effects of the Congressional stalemate that has caused a partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration. So far 336 employees in Metro Atlanta have been effected but the long term toll […]

WAOK-AM–07/25/2011

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