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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

Amid budget battle, Georgia archives to stay open

Oct 22, 2012
As Georgia confronts budget cuts, residents fights to keep the state archives funded.
Posted In: Georgia, state budgets

Strike at East Coast ports would affect economy

Sep 3, 2012
In Georgia alone, 1 in 12 jobs is linked to the ports of Savannah and Brunswick. If longshoremen and port authorities can't agree on a new contract, an economic slowdown is possible.
Posted In: Georgia, port

40 years later, 'Deliverance' causes mixed feelings in Georgia

Aug 22, 2012
It's been 40 years since "Deliverance" was filmed in Rabun County, Ga. Tourism in the region has boomed in that time, but not everyone welcomes the attention.
Posted In: movies, Georgia, tourism

Georgia voters prep for primary, focus on economy

Mar 5, 2012
Voters in 10 states will have their say tomorrow in the Republican presidential race. Among them: Georgia, where a number of economic issues are at play in who wins the primary there.
Posted In: Georgia, republican primaries

How can Atlanta spur economic growth?

Mar 5, 2012
Kai Ryssdal tours the new international terminal at Atlanta's airport and talks with Mayor Kasim Reed about how the $1.4 billion project can help the city bounce back to its boomtown days.
Posted In: Georgia, Atlanta

Emory students look to the uncertain future

Mar 5, 2012
Soon-to-be graduates from Emory University in Atlanta discuss the four years they spent studying alongside a lousy economy, what they've learned since the financial crisis, and plans after graduation.
Posted In: Atlanta, Georgia, Education, youth

From middle class to working poor

Mar 5, 2012
Steve and Suellen Daniels never imagined that in their mid-50s they would struggle this much.
Posted In: Georgia, working poor, middle class

Finding faith in the Athens, Ga. economy

Mar 5, 2012
Father Anthony Salzman discusses how his parish is doing and whether he sees any signs of economic recovery.
Posted In: church, Georgia

Prison alternatives more profitable for offenders

Jan 6, 2012
Alternative sentencing through special problem-solving courts is better for the job prospects and earning potential of offenders.
Posted In: prison, Georgia

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