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Amanda Cooper
July 13, 2018 - 5:09 pm
Atlanta Police has arrested Jayden Myrick, 17, for the armed robbery and shooting that involved several wedding guest. The incident occurred July 7th, at the Capital City Club in Brookhaven. Police said that four wedding guests were robbed at gunpoint while waiting for an Uber outside the club. One...
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Amanda Cooper
July 13, 2018 - 3:06 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a popular Kellogg’s cereal has been linked to a salmonella outbreak that has infected 100 people in 33 states. The CDC announced Thursday that customers should avoid Honey Smacks, tweeting, “Do not eat this cereal.” The agency says...
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Real Talk With Rashad Richey
July 10, 2018 - 12:28 pm
Jaisaan Lovett – a recent graduate of a charter school in Rochester, NY, said he was not allowed to give the graduation speech, which is traditional for all valedictorians. The fact that Lovett is the first African-America to earn this distinction at the school has locals outraged. Lovett talked...
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Sean Garvey
July 04, 2018 - 2:54 am
Summer is a time for plenty of outdoor activities and fun-filled events. However, this season can bring heat-related illnesses to people 65 years of age or older. Senior citizens need special care to avoid heat stress that can cause various symptoms, including paleness, muscle cramps, fainting,...
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Amanda Cooper
July 03, 2018 - 5:14 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — State investigators say a man who identified himself as an Air Force veteran has died after he lit himself on fire in front of the Georgia Capitol last week to protest the Veterans Affairs system. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation tweeted Tuesday that 58-year-old John Michael Watts...
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City of Atlanta New Trash Day Garbage Truck
July 02, 2018 - 5:32 pm
The City of Atlanta Department of Public Works is working to improve the overall quality of solid waste delivery. Beginning the week of July 9, they’re rolling out new Solid Waste schedules and routes. This means your garbage, recycling and yard trimming collection day will change. Find your yew...
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Cigaros Derrick Boazman Birthday
June 22, 2018 - 3:07 pm
Join WAOK in celebrating Derrick Boazman’s birthday with a special Too Much Truth live broadcast from Cigaros Cigar Lounge, 3220 Butner Road, in the Campcreek area this Thursday June 28th from 4 PM to 7 PM followed by a birthday celebration party. It’s Free to the Public and you are all invited...
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Amanda Cooper
June 28, 2018 - 5:42 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — In the months leading up to the 2019 Super Bowl, some of Atlanta's bare walls will get a makeover. The city of Atlanta and the Super Bowl Host Committee have partnered with arts group WonderRoot to launch "Off the Wall." The project will create up to 30 murals focusing on Atlanta's...
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