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Features by Jim Burress

Atlanta's new air terminal ready for takeoff

The world's busiest airport gets a new $1.4 billion international terminal. But Atlanta airport officials want to avoid mass chaos on opening day.
Posted In: airport, Atlanta

March Madness nets big benefits for Cinderella schools

The NCAA basketball tournament is a great way for smaller schools to get exposure, prestige -- and alumni donations. Just ask Murray State or Ohio University.
Posted In: NCAA, March Madness, college sports, basketball

The $10,000 home

Neighborhoods in Atlanta have been devastated as home prices have fallen. How are residents coping with moving from high on the hog to the other side of the tracks?
Posted In: home, Housing, house prices, Atlanta

Waffle House gets in the mood for Valentine's Day

Waffle House and other decidedly downscale eateries are wooing customers with Valentine's Day dinner.
Posted In: Valentine's Day, Waffle House, restaurants

Homes for less than $10,000

The housing bust has driven down home prices. In some neighborhoods in Atlanta, they're even cheaper than a used car.
Posted In: Housing, Atlanta

Shareholders could decide Home Depot's political spending

The Supreme Court ruled last year that the government can't stop companies from supporting political causes. But what about shareholders?
Posted In: Retail

States eye levies on services to close shortfalls

But in Georgia, lobbying leads to exemptions for most services targeted for a tax.

Can Southwest learn anything from AirTran?

Southwest Airlines is expected to acquire AirTran within the next few months, but their corporate cultures might clash.
Posted In: Airlines


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