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More Jobs Are Coming To Atlanta Area

Atlanta (WAOK)- Looking for work? Now is the time. Several companies are gearing up for job fairs which will bring more than a thousand jobs into the Atlanta metro area. One company NCR, the technology company […]

WAOK-AM–03/27/2014

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Georgia’s Jobless Rate Declines To 7.3 Percent

Georgia’s unemployment rate has declined to 7.3 percent.

03/06/2014

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Home Safe Georgia Sits Down with Rob Wilson

Today on Financial Solutions with Rob Wilson our special guest was Brenda McGee of Home Safe Georgia. Home Safe Georgia is a state funded program designed to assist unemployed and under-employed Georgia homeowners with their […]

WAOK-AM–02/27/2014

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Georgia’s Unemployment Rate Drops To 7.4 Percent

Georgia had 90,000 more jobs in December than it did at that point a year ago.

01/23/2014

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Georgia Moral Mondays Begin Next Week

Starting Monday, January 13, Moral Monday’s will begin in Georgia. A movement in which activists from across the state will descend on the state capitol to protest for moral issues such as Medicaid, Unemployment Benefits, […]

WAOK-AM–01/07/2014

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The Sidney Wood Show (Aired 12/28/2013): Listener Appreciation Saturday Edition

On today’s show, Sidney invited several dedicated listeners into the studio to discuss various topics of their own choice. This delightful conversation went from President Obama’s ‘letter grade’ to the role of the ‘black woman’. […]

WAOK-AM–01/01/2014

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Unemployment Down Locally

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s unemployment rate was 8.1 percent for October, according to new data from the state Department of Labor. That’s down from a revised September estimate of 8.3 percent and 8.8 percent a […]

WAOK-AM–11/29/2013

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Metro Unemployment Rate Down

ATLANTA (AP) — State labor officials say metro Atlanta’s unemployment rate decreased to 8 percent in August. That’s down from 8.6 percent in July and 8.9 percent in August a year ago. The Georgia Department of Labor […]

WAOK-AM–09/26/2013

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Georgia’s Unemployment Rate Drops To 8.7 Percent

Georgia’s unmployment rate has dropped to 8.7 percent.

09/19/2013

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Metro Atlanta Jobless Rate Rises To 8.9 Percent

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) — State labor officials say metro Atlanta’s unemployment rate has risen to 8.9 percent. The Georgia Department of Labor announced the new numbers early Thursday. The 8.9 percent jobless rate for June was […]

WAOK-AM–07/25/2013

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