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46.3 million to hit the road for Thanksgiving
NEW YORK — The good news for Thanksgiving travelers: The price of gas is at five-year lows. The bad news: A lot more people will be on the road. During the long holiday weekend, 46.3 million Americ...
November 21, 2014 01:34 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Credit score company settles FTC charges for $22M
UPDATE: A company that promised customers free credit scores has agreed to pay $22 million to settle charges that it billed customers for monthly credit monitoring that they did not sign up for.
November 19, 2014 02:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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BlueLinx Holdings announces 3Q financial results
BlueLinx Holdings Inc., 4300 Wildwood Parkway in Marietta, reported financial results for the fiscal third quarter ending Oct. 4. Third quarter financial highlights were: ♦Same Center Sales of $549...
November 18, 2014 09:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Final Georgia Distillers Association meeting of year in Kennesaw
On Dec. 3, the Georgia Distillers Association will hold their last meeting of the year at Lazy Guy Distillery, 2950 Moon Station Road in Kennesaw. The GDA is composed of distillery owners within th...
November 18, 2014 09:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb Travel & Tourism debuts online booking engine
Cobb Travel & Tourism announced the launch of an online booking engine capability on its website, travelcobb.org . The booking engine gives visitors the opportunity to reserve hotel accommodations ...
November 18, 2014 09:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Red warning lights' flashing for global economy
UPDATE: The global economy's problems seem to be multiplying.
November 17, 2014 03:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Actavis to spend $66B on Allergan
UPDATE: Actavis, which is buying Botox-maker Allergan for $66 billion in one of the biggest acquisitions announced so far this year, plans to stay committed to developing new products.
November 17, 2014 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Growth equity firm buys majority stake of Ingenious Med
Ingenious Med, 400 Cobb Gallera Parkway in the Cumberland area, announced it has secured a majority stake investment from North Bridge Growth Equity, a growth equity firm focused on investing in hi...
November 17, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local dentist moves to new office
J.R. Graham, D.D.S., announced the practice has moved to the newly renovated Kenmar Building at 833 Campbell Hill St., Suite 370 in Marietta. For more information, call (770) 427-4778.
November 17, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Polls: Employers still prioritize health coverage
Employers squeezed by years of rising medical costs and pressure from the health care overhaul are still making employee health insurance a priority, but that coverage may grow skimpier in the comi...
November 21, 2014 01:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia's jobless rate declines to 7.7 percent
UPDATE: Georgia's unemployment rate dropped to 7.7 percent in October, according to figures released Thursday.
November 20, 2014 12:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Study: Banking industry culture fosters cheating
UPDATE: The banking industry seems to bring out dishonesty in people, a new study suggests.
November 19, 2014 02:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Target rebounds in third quarter on solid sales
Target reported a 3.2 percent rise in its third-quarter profit and beat Wall Street expectations as shoppers spent more on beauty products, toys and back-to-school items.
November 19, 2014 01:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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MedZed extends its services into county area
MedZed, an innovative at-home pediatric care service in the Atlanta area, has expanded into Cobb and north Fulton counties. MedZed’s growing business in Atlanta neighborhoods provides parents with ...
November 18, 2014 09:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Balfour Beatty Construction has new project at SPSU
Balfour Beatty Construction’s Georgia division will serve as construction manager for the renovation of Building D on the Southern Polytechnic State University campus in Marietta. The project, whic...
November 18, 2014 09:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marietta woman joins WXIA/WATL-TV
The Atlanta duopoly of WXIA/WATL-TV announced Jennifer Rigby of Marietta has been named news director for the Networks of 11Alive. Rigby comes to WXIA from The Weather Channel where she was vice pr...
November 18, 2014 09:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Home Depot tops Street; breach costs still hazy
UPDATE: Home Depot's third-quarter profit rose 14 percent as comparable-store sales climbed in the U.S., suggesting that a huge data breach announced exactly two months ago has not shaken the faith...
November 18, 2014 11:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why airfare keeps rising despite lower oil prices
UPDATE: U.S. airlines are saving tens of millions of dollars every week because of lower prices for jet fuel, their largest expense. So why don't they share some of the savings with passengers?
November 17, 2014 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Valet parking now at Town Center
AmeriPark, a full-service parking company providing management and valet services across the country, has partnered with Simon Property Group to offer valet parking at Town Center at Cobb mall in K...
November 17, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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