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Features by Jim Burress

How an HBCU with 35 students keeps its doors open

There are 105 historically black colleges and universities in the U.S. One of the smallest -- Morris Brown College -- struggles to stay afloat.
Posted In: HBCUs, universities, race

After four decades, Delta's DC-9 jets make final landing

Delta Air Lines will take its final DC-9 to the skies today, punctuating a most unlikely and colorful span of airliner history.
Posted In: aviation, Delta, airplanes

What kind of shopping mall is successful today?

Malls have become more nimble, offering specialized services and experiences you can't find online.
Posted In: shopping mall, consumers, Retail

Boeing's 15 options for building the 777X

After workers at Boeing's Seattle facility voted down the company's proposed contract, its CEO courts other states.
Posted In: Boeing, 777X, Labor Unions

'World's Busiest Airport' gets a hairstyle makeover

Believe it or not, there’s no place to get a haircut in the world’s busiest airport.
Posted In: Atlanta, airports, haircut

The most expensive airport parking? For the planes

The Department of Justice is talking with American Airlines and US Airways about possibly lifting its anti-trust action.
Posted In: US Air, American Air, mergers, Airlines

Economic indicators that make you go 'hmmmmm'

Pending housing starts are disappointing and industrial production is up. Business spending was less than expected last week.
Posted In: Pending home sales, government shutdown 2013

In Atlanta, some say new toll lanes benefit wealthier drivers

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: wealth, poverty, income divide, HOV, toll, carpool, Atlanta, congestion, Traffic

Building a bigger AFL-CIO

The AFL-CIO votes on whether to broaden membership to include non-union workers and even other organizations.
Posted In: AFL-CIO, Labor Unions, non-union workers

States beat the SEC to the new frontier of crowdfunding

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: crowdfunding, Small Business

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