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Several Ga. Events Planned On Sept. 11th Anniversary

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia town plans to dedicate a piece of a steel beam from one of the World Trade Center towers as a Sept. 11 memorial. The 1,600-pound piece was given to the […]

WAOK-AM–09/11/2013

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Kemp Declares Voter Registration Month In Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) — Secretary of State Brian Kemp is declaring September as Voter Registration Month in Georgia. Kemp said in a statement this week that he is working with various officials to make eligible voters […]

WAOK-AM–09/11/2013

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Check Your Bag If You’re Headed To The Falcons’ Game

If you are attending the Falcons first pre-season game against the Cincinnati Bengals, you might want to check your bag. The Atlanta Falcons will implement the NFL’s new bag policy Thursday in effort to provide […]

WAOK-AM–08/08/2013

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Auto Nsider: Purchasing Used Vehicles / Credit History

Today’s show covered all things automotive including purchasing used vehicles from buy here pay here versus a pre-owned certified dealership. Also on today’s show: Do you have a good credit score but not an active […]

WAOK-AM–08/04/2013

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Congress Commemorates 1963 March On Washington

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans and Democrats are meeting in the grand Statuary Hall of the Capitol to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Wednesday’s ceremony was being […]

WAOK-AM–08/01/2013

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[VIDEO] George Zimmerman Stopped For Speeding In Texas

FORNEY, Texas (AP) — Police in a Dallas suburb say they stopped George Zimmerman for speeding. Forney police say Zimmerman was stopped Sunday while driving west on U.S. 80, about 20 miles east of Dallas. […]

WAOK-AM–08/01/2013

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Rev. Jackson Defends ‘Apartheid’ Comments About Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Despite calls to apologize by Florida’s governor, the Rev. Jesse Jackson is standing by his comments that the state’s struggle with the Trayvon Martin case can be compared to the civil […]

WAOK-AM–08/01/2013

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Simpson: Grateful For Parole Board Decision

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A lawyer for O.J. Simpson says the former NFL star is “very happy and grateful” to hear that he’s been granted parole on some of his convictions for kidnapping and […]

WAOK-AM–08/01/2013

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Atlanta Council Rejects Strip Club Banishment

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta’s city council has rejected legislation that would have forced adult entertainment clubs and shops along Cheshire Bridge Road to move within five years. Councilman Alex Wan’s legislation failed by a 9 […]

06/04/2013

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Deacon Jones Dead At 74

David “Deacon” Jones, a Hall of Fame defensive end credited with terming the word sack for how he knocked down quarterbacks, has died. He was 74. The Washington Redskins say that Jones died of natural […]

06/04/2013

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