Features by Jim Burress
Posted In: Boeing, 777X, Labor Unions
After workers at Boeing's Seattle facility voted down the company's proposed contract, its CEO courts other states.
Posted In: Atlanta, airports, haircut
Believe it or not, there’s no place to get a haircut in the world’s busiest airport.
Posted In: US Air, American Air, mergers, Airlines
The Department of Justice is talking with American Airlines and US Airways about possibly lifting its anti-trust action.
Posted In: Pending home sales, government shutdown 2013
Pending housing starts are disappointing and industrial production is up. Business spending was less than expected last week.
Posted In: wealth, poverty, income divide, HOV, toll, carpool, Atlanta, congestion, Traffic
As cities move from carpool lanes to toll lanes to ease highway congestion, one Atlanta group points to the uneven benefits of the plan.
Posted In: AFL-CIO, Labor Unions, non-union workers
The AFL-CIO votes on whether to broaden membership to include non-union workers and even other organizations.
Posted In: crowdfunding, Small Business
How Georgia is on the forefront of pushing equity crowdfunding. It's like Kickstarter, except that regular folk can invest in -- not just donate to -- a small, private company.
Posted In: Atlanta, development, Housing
Sometimes the government has to kick in to convince developers to reclaim "brownfield" sites. The EPA says it's developed a good partnership in Atlanta.
Posted In: college
Over the last decade, Georgia State University has created a winning formula to boost graduation rates.
Posted In: Atlanta, Waffle House, Crime, restaurants
A Waffle House restaurant in a rough Atlanta neighborhood adds a surcharge for a security guard.