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Georgia's film industry sees a boom

Feb 13, 2015
Other areas of the country are offering incentives to lure production to town.
Posted In: Atlanta, Georgia, film industry

Mercedes rolls into Atlanta

Feb 12, 2015
Why a car company is becoming a Georgia Peach.
Posted In: Mercedes Benz, Atlanta, Georgia
Tourists listen to a tour guide in the rotunda of the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.

Does the First Amendment apply to tour guides?

Dec 3, 2014
Tour guides in popular vacation spots say that requiring them to take tests and obtain licenses violates their free-speech rights.
Posted In: first amendment, tourism, Georgia
Alhambra residents vote on Election Day at the Alhambra Fire Station #71 in Alhambra, Los Angeles County.

The economics of a runoff election

Nov 5, 2014
How is money raised and spent in a runoff election?
Posted In: runoff, elections, voting, Louisiana, Georgia

The South is more likely to hand out corporate subsidies

Jun 2, 2014
The Atlanta Braves' new stadium will be funded in large part by taxpayer dollars.
Posted In: Atlanta Braves, South, subsidies, tax subsidy, Georgia

Where Obamacare is shunned, insurance brokers step in

Mar 19, 2014
In states where politicians are dead set against Obamacare, private insurance agents are oh so happy to help.
Posted In: ACA, Georgia

Tobacco crop threatened by excessive rain in Kentucky, Georgia

Jul 15, 2013
Tobacco is a drought resistant plant. But this year, the weather has been anything but dry in major tobacco growing states like Kentucky, North Carolina and Georgia.
Posted In: Agriculture, farming, weather, kentucky, Georgia

Atlanta real estate: Peachy keen or sour grapes?

Mar 15, 2013
The weather is hot in Atlanta, but is the housing market?
Posted In: Housing, Atlanta, Georgia

Community banks fail over technicality: Study

Feb 19, 2013
The so-called 'mark-to-market' rule, put in place for transparency, made some banks' finances appear more troubled than they really were.
Posted In: Banks, bank regulations, Georgia

Nation's smallest Walmart to open in Atlanta

Jan 14, 2013
World's largest retailer experiments with smaller stores on college campuses
Posted In: Walmart, Georgia, Retail

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