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Features by Sarah McCammon

Teaching theology... for profit?

A for-profit college based in Georgia offers theology degrees to would-be pastors.
Posted In: for-profit colleges, Education, theology, religion
Delbert Bland of Bland Farms in southeast Georgia says many of his Vidalia onions are ready for harvest.

Why farmers can't wait to pick Vidalia onions

Vidalia onion grower challenges a Georgia state rule that sets April 21 as the earliest date farmers can pack onions for sale.
Posted In: Agriculture, onions

Some colleges waitlist students who can't afford tuition

George Washington University is changing how it describes its admissions policy - and admitting it does wait-list some students in part because of inability to pay tuition.
Posted In: college admissions, George Washington University, SAT, college rankings

The end of Kodak moments?

Kodak is emerging from bankruptcy – with a new focus on commercial printing.
Posted In: kodak, photography, printing

Apple's 'plastic iPhone' goes after Samsung customers

Apple is about to unveil a music service and two new phones - including a cheaper model - as it fights for market share against Samsung phones like the Galaxy.
Posted In: apple, iPhone, samsung

GE swears off credit cards

General Electric is making plans to sell off its retail lending business, including store credit cards.
Posted In: General Electric, GE, Credit card

Are you ready to buy hiking boots on Twitter?

Twitter is tapping former Ticketmaster CEO Nathan Hubbard as its first Head of Commerce. The social network wants to generate more revenue from online retail, but the details have yet to be worked out.
Posted In: Twitter, technology

More teachers pay to stock the classroom supply closet

One lesson virtually all teachers have learned: if you want your classroom up to snuff, you're going to have to spend your own money.
Posted In: back to school, Education, teachers

Shipping index shows signs of growth in China

A key shipping index is up dramatically in the past several weeks, thanks largely to demand from China's steel industry. But analysts say it's only a small window into the industry.
Posted In: commodities, shipping

Mercedes works to capture China's growing market for fancy cars

Mercedes is aiming for a bigger share of the growing Chinese luxury car market.
Posted In: China, luxury, Mercedes Benz

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