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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Legally blind barber awarded $100k for wrongful termination

BOSTON (AP) — A legally blind barber was awarded $100,000 by a Massachusetts commission against discrimination after it says he was wrongly fired. The Boston...

More Dunkin’ Donuts to sprawl across Georgia

"America runs on Dunkin"...and soon, Georgia will, too. The breakfast chain announced Thursday that soon, 46 new restaurants will be developed around the state. That...

Georgia Farm Bureau boosts membership

For the first time in nine years, the Georgia Farm Bureau saw an increase in their membership. The nearly 8,000 member increase spiked total...

Georgia employers cannot fill manufacturing jobs

Georgia has 144,000 open jobs, but employers are struggling to find anyone to fill the positions because they're lacking vocational education. Speaking at the 8th...

US regulators: Still heavy risk in big bank loans

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators say they're still seeing a heavy dose of risk in large loans made by banks and other financial institutions,...

Kraft Heinz to close 7 factories in US, Canada in downsizing

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Kraft Heinz will close seven plants in the U.S. and Canada over the next two years as part of...

Japanese company fined $70 million over exploding air bags

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. auto safety regulators fined Japan's Takata Corp. $70 million Tuesday for concealing evidence for years that its air bags are...

More than half of health law’s insurance co-ops are closing

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than half of the health care law's nonprofit insurance co-ops are closing, the Obama administration said Tuesday even as it...

Georgia Named No. 1 State for Business from…

Gov. Nathan Deal announced Monday that Georgia has been named the No. 1 state in the United States to do business in by Site...

Federal jury to settle bitter battle between sweeteners

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Big Sugar and Big Corn face off in court this week in a bitter, multibillion-dollar battle of sweeteners that boils...
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