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Fed keeps rates low, but brace for the inevitable
Record-low interest rates will be around for at least a few more months, the Federal Reserve made clear Wednesday.
September 18, 2014 11:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jury won't consider deaths in Ga. salmonella trial
A jury weighing criminal charges Thursday against the owner of a Georgia peanut plant blamed for a nationwide salmonella outbreak five years ago will decide the case without hearing one fact — that...
September 18, 2014 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mellow Mushroom Acworth open
The Mellow Mushroom Acworth, 6121 Cedarcrest Road in Acworth, is now open. The menu features pizzas, hoagies, salads, calzones and appetizers with options for vegetarians, vegans, kids and those on...
September 17, 2014 12:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia Commerce Bank adds 2 executives
Georgia Commerce Bank, which has three Cobb County locations, recently named Cassie Smith as senior vice president of Finance and Chuck Shaw as senior vice president of Compliance and Risk Manageme...
September 17, 2014 12:02 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Off the beaten path: GreyStone Power members event set for Oct. 11
GreyStone Power, which serves portions of south Cobb County, will have its annual meeting of members Oct. 11 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at GreyStone’s headquarters, 4040 Bankhead Highway in Douglasville...
September 17, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Jersey loses 4th casino as Trump Plaza closes
UPDATE: Trump Plaza shut its doors at 6 a.m. Tuesday.
September 16, 2014 02:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Columbus-based payment firm to expand in McDonough
State officials say a Columbus-based payments company will expand in McDonough, creating up to 450 jobs.
September 16, 2014 09:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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US tobacco growers brace for tougher competition
Starting next month, America's remaining tobacco growers will be totally exposed to the laws of supply and demand.
September 16, 2014 08:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Once-troubled reverse mortgages poised for rebound
Advertised as a path to an affordable retirement, federally insured reverse mortgages are showing signs of a rebound, drawing the scrutiny of regulators seeking to reduce historically high default ...
September 15, 2014 03:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Harbin Clinic to open nephrology practice in Acworth
Staff reports Just months after opening a new cardiology office in Acworth, Harbin Clinic — the largest physician-owned, multi-specialty healthcare group in Georgia — will expand its nephrology pra...
September 18, 2014 08:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Home Depot says malware affected 56M payment cards
The Home Depot estimates that a cyberattack earlier this year affected 56 million unique payment cards.
September 18, 2014 05:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deal calls for more help to high-demand students
Gov. Nathan Deal says the state should add four industries to a program that gives technical college students grants if they plan to enter the high-demand fields.
September 18, 2014 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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After record profits, airlines keep adding jobs
The number of jobs at U.S. airlines keeps growing — although slowly — as some of them post record profits.
September 18, 2014 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fed signals plan to keep key rate at record low
The Federal Reserve signaled Wednesday that it plans to keep a key interest rate at a record low for a considerable period because a broad range of U.S. economic measures remain subpar.
September 17, 2014 03:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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SK Commercial Realty names VP
Jeff Fortner of Vinings has joined Cumberland-based SK Commercial Realty as senior vice president within its Healthcare Real Estate division. Fortner brings almost 15 years of experience working in...
September 17, 2014 12:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fifth Third to have eBus visits
From Sept. 24 to 27, Fifth Third Bank’s Financial Empowerment Mobile — or eBus — will visit community organizations throughout the Atlanta area to offer free financial advice on budget and credit c...
September 17, 2014 12:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Delta announces Los Angeles-San Antonio nonstops
Delta Air Lines has announced plans for twice-daily nonstop flights between Los Angeles and San Antonio starting next spring.
September 16, 2014 01:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPS expects to hire up to 95,000 seasonal workers
UPDATE: UPS plans to hire up to 95,000 workers to help deliver packages during the busy holiday season — an increase from last year, when the company was caught unprepared for a boom in online shop...
September 16, 2014 01:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Minecraft' could boost Microsoft's mobile reach
UPDATE: Microsoft's decision to spend $2.5 billion for the creator of the hit game "Minecraft" could help the Xbox maker grab attention on mobile phones, a new priority for the company.
September 15, 2014 04:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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