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Cheaper fuel has airlines soaring to record profits
For airlines, the record profits keep coming, thanks to cheaper jet fuel.
April 24, 2015 02:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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What could McDonald's do to fix its business?
When it comes to McDonald's, everyone seems to have an opinion about what the company needs to do differently.
April 24, 2015 10:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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DynamiX Web Design named Webby honoree
Kennesaw-based DynamiX Web Design has been named an honoree in the Webby Awards, the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet. Hailed as the “Internet’s highest honor” by The...
April 24, 2015 12:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deutsche Bank to pay $2.5B for interest rate violations
Deutsche Bank has agreed to pay $2.5 billion in a settlement with U.S. and British authorities over the manipulation of benchmark interest rates used globally for its own financial gain.
April 23, 2015 11:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coca-Cola bottler expands to take over Louisiana markets
Coca-Cola Bottling Co. United Inc. is expanding its territory in the Southeast.
April 23, 2015 10:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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KSU program gains new instructor
Kennesaw State University’s College of Continuing and Professional Education announced a new instructor for its Basic Office Technology Certificate course. Doug Vanderbilt, an instructor for the co...
April 21, 2015 07:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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KSU to have Photoshop class
Students can take their digital photography to the next level with the Adobe Photoshop Fundamentals course starting Thursday at Kennesaw State University’s College of Continuing and Professional Ed...
April 21, 2015 07:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local lawyers co-chair annual fundraiser
Hannibal Heredia and J. Ashley Sawyer of Cumberland-based law firm Hedgepeth, Heredia & Rieder have volunteered to be the co-chairs for the second annual Brews for Tunes, beer tasting event that be...
April 21, 2015 07:41 PM | 2 2 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why McDonald's is still a powerhouse, despite troubles
McDonald's sales have been sputtering for more than two years and the company seems trapped in a cycle of bad headlines that likely won't end soon.
April 21, 2015 10:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Comcast abandons Time Warner Cable bid after gov't pushback
UPDATE: What killed Comcast's $45 billion bid for Time Warner Cable? Regulators' desire to protect the Internet video industry that is reshaping TV.
April 24, 2015 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Moore Colson hires experienced wealth management registered sales assistant
Marietta-based Moore Colson announced Jeannette A. Lewis, a LPL registered sales assistant, recently joined Moore Colson Wealth Management. Lewis has over 20 years of investment experience. Prior t...
April 24, 2015 12:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb residents needed to help develop water resources plans
The Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District is seeking Cobb County residents to serve on the Chattahoochee and Coosa/Etowah Basin Advisory Council, one of six councils in the 15-county r...
April 24, 2015 12:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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PulteGroup misses Street 1Q forecasts
PulteGroup Inc. (PHM) on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $55 million.
April 23, 2015 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Everywhere they want to be, and now China, too
The Chinese are spending trillions of dollars on their credit and debit cards, and U.S. companies are finally getting a slice of that giant pie.
April 22, 2015 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coke profit tops expectations, helped by price hikes
Coca-Cola reported a quarterly profit Wednesday that beat Wall Street expectations as the world's largest beverage maker raised prices to offset slower growth.
April 22, 2015 09:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Friday last day to apply for program
Friday is the last chance to apply for Cobb Youth Leadership, a unique program focused on developing leadership skills through interactive participation, presented by Children’s Healthcare of Atlan...
April 21, 2015 07:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Area Council to talk transportation
The Smyrna Area Council of the Cobb Chamber of Commerce announced that it will have Cobb County DOT Director Faye DiMassimo and Georgia DOT Commissioner Russell McMurry speaking on the Transportati...
April 21, 2015 07:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Low wages, trade deals luring auto plants and jobs to Mexico
Mexico has become the most attractive place in North America to build new automobile factories, a shift that has siphoned jobs from the U.S. and Canada, yet helped keep car and truck prices in chec...
April 21, 2015 12:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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A small victory for fliers: summer domestic fares fall $2.01
After years of steadily-rising airfare, travelers this summer can expect a tiny bit of relief — $2.01 in savings to be exact.
April 20, 2015 10:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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