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Why high oil prices are actually good for airlines
UPDATE: Fuel now accounts for more than a third of airlines' expenses, overtaking salaries, wages and benefits as the single biggest line item. U.S. carriers burned through 16 billion gallons of je...
April 16, 2014 02:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Yellen signals more forceful stance toward banks
Fed Chair Janet Yellen suggested Tuesday current regulatory rules might not be enough to prevent the kind of risk-taking that triggered the 2008 financial crisis and nearly toppled the entire banki...
April 16, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Arylessence president honored
Steve Tanner, president of Marietta-based Arylessence Inc., a fragrance and flavor company, was honored with the Eric Bruell Distinguished Service Award by the International Fragrance Association o...
April 16, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coca-Cola sells more drinks but soda dips
The world's biggest beverage maker said Tuesday that its global sales volume for soda fell for first time in at least a decade. The drop was offset by stronger sales of noncarbonated drinks such as...
April 15, 2014 11:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lawsuit: Georgia factory pollutes Altamaha River
An environmental group is suing a factory in southeast Georgia, accusing the company of discharging colored waste and odors in the Altamaha River.
April 14, 2014 01:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vinings Business Expo to be April 21
The Vinings Business Association will host its fifth annual Vinings Business Expo on April 21 from 4 to 7:30 p.m. at the Courtyard Atlanta Vinings Hotel, 2857 Paces Ferry Road. Admission and parkin...
April 13, 2014 12:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb Chamber names ’14 scholarship recipients
The Cobb Chamber recognized several outstanding individuals and companies as part of two award presentations at the April 7 First Monday Breakfast event at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre.
April 13, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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EVestment CEO to speak on panel in Atlanta
Jim Minnick, CEO and co-founder of Marietta-based eVestment, a provider of institutional investor data and analytics, will appear on the keynote panel at the Atlanta Business Chronicle Pacesetter A...
April 13, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sustainable craft: Red Hare to use world’s first high-recycled content aluminum can
An Atlanta-based aluminum product manufacture has signed its first commercial customer of the evercan with a rollout in May by a Marietta craft beer brewery.
April 13, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Windsong hires new design manager
Windsong Properties, which builds in the Bel-Aire community in Powder Springs, has hired Amy Ackerstein as its new design center manager.
April 16, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lobbyist named to advisory council
Self-employed lobbyist Wallace Coopwood of Smyrna was appointed to serve on the Citizens Advisory Council of the State Bar of Georgia.
April 15, 2014 11:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia judge asked to stop new Vidalia onion rule
UPDATE: One of Georgia's most prominent growers of sweet Vidalia onions asked a judge Tuesday to protect him from possible sanctions by state agriculture officials as he prepares to ship his crop t...
April 15, 2014 01:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Aaron's buys Progressive Finance, cuts outlook
Furniture leasing company Aaron's has agreed to buy online rent-to-own finance company Progressive Finance Holdings for $700 million in cash in a bid to turn around its business even as it cut its ...
April 15, 2014 09:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deal signs law extended tax-free shopping holidays
Georgians can count on at least two more years of tax-free shopping holidays for school items and energy-efficient appliances.
April 14, 2014 12:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Firehouse Subs to have ribbon-cutting
Firehouse Subs will have a ribbon- cutting at 11 a.m. Tuesday at its new 2970 Cobb Parkway SE location in the Cumberland area. State Rep. Rich Golick will be present to cut the ribbon. The Cobb Cha...
April 13, 2014 12:13 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Resurgens to have free educational session
Dr. Gary Simon of Resurgens Orthopaedics, Georgia’s largest orthopaedic practice, will have a free educational session about injury prevention on Thursday from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Resurgens West Cob...
April 13, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Delta Credit Union marks Financial Literacy Month
Delta Community Credit Union announced it will participate in April’s National Financial Literacy Month. The Vinings branch, 3250 Riverwood Parkway in the Cumberland area, will have the free semina...
April 12, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Starbucks moves toward new coffee facility in Georgia
The Seattle-based company currently produces its VIA product line in Europe, but it will be moving production here when its south Augusta facility is fully operational. About 70 employees have been...
April 11, 2014 08:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three reasons to review your life insurance
Many people buy life insurance because they want to provide liquidity for their family in the event of their death. Many families are sold permanent life insurance where part of the premium is used...
April 11, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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