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U.S. construction spending down 0.8 percent

41 min 8 sec ago
WASHINGTON - U.S. construction spending fell in August, the second decline in the past three months, with housing, non-residential and government projects all showing weakness. Construction spending dropped a seasonally adjusted 0.8 percent after a 1.
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Why the bond market is more fragile than you think

41 min 37 sec ago
NEW YORK - A bottleneck is building in the global market for bonds. Main Street investors have poured a trillion dollars into bonds since the financial crisis, and helped send prices soaring.
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Many reasons to use living trust -- not just for the rich

42 min 36 sec ago
We know what you're thinking. I'm not a multi-millionaire, so why would I need a trust? Many people think of trusts as an estate planning tool for the über wealthy.
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Business in Savannah in brief

42 min 59 sec ago
Inn at Harbour Town to join luxury hotel collection HILTON HEAD, S.C. - The Inn at Harbour Town, a 60-room boutique hotel at the Sea Pines Resort, has been selected to join the 2015 Condé Nast Johansens Luxury Hotel Collection.
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Truck deals boost U.S. auto sales in September

44 min 5 sec ago
DETROIT - Big discounts on pickup trucks kept U.S. auto sales strong in September. General Motors Co. and Chrysler Group led the industry with 19-percent sales increases over last September. Toyota sales rose 2 percent; Ford and Volkswagen were down.
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Porsche is sharing its 'cool' with Georgia

6 hours 19 min ago
ATLANTA - The increased visibility of Porsche's new North American headquarters will allow the German sports carmaker and the Peach State to benefit from each other's reputation for a good quality of life, CEO Detlev von Platen said Tuesday.
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Metropolitan Planning Commission gets transportation plan update

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 22:26
Planning commissioners received a roundup of regional transportation projects on Tuesday at the Metropolitan Planning Commission, looking ahead at ways to ease present and future congestion problems and promote better connectivity throughout Savannah.
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Savannah's FraLi Gourmet competing for top honors in Martha Stewart competition

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 22:25
Savannah is no stranger to the national spotlight, and one local company hopes to make it shine a little brighter.
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BiS in brief: Savannah Tech event raises $22,000 for scholarships

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 22:24
Foreclosure rates in Savannah decreased for the month of July over the same period last year, according to newly released data from CoreLogic, a real estate information firm.
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Lowcountry gallery earns spot in national competition

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 20:59
Chase Allen says his artistic abilities are in his genes. "My mother's side of the family is very artistic," said the 37-year-old Charlotte, N.C., native. Allen owns and operates The Iron Fish Gallery on Daufuskie Island, S.C.
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Corps of Engineers, state of Georgia to sign harbor deepening agreement Oct. 8

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 14:47
After more than a decade and a half, the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project will finally move into its construction phase next week.
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Toyota picks Savannah's port for exports to Australia, New Zealand

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 09:27
Containers aren't the only cargo setting records at Georgia Ports Authority these days. In his State of the Ports address last week, GPA executive director Curtis Foltz told his audience the Port of Brunswick has become No.
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PayPal to separate from eBay in 2015

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 08:40
PayPal is splitting from eBay and will become a separate and publicly traded company next year.
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Microsoft to offer early look at next Windows

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 00:05
SAN FRANCISCO - Microsoft plans to offer a glimpse of its vision for Windows this week, as its new CEO seeks to redefine the company and recover from missteps with its flagship operating system.
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Savannah Rotary Club breaks ground on $342,000 playground

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 22:55
The Rotary Club of Savannah broke ground Monday afternoon for a new $342,000 all-accessible playground in Forsyth Park.
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University of Georgia pharmacy program coming to Savannah

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 22:54
The University of Georgia's 100-year-old College of Pharmacy will soon have a Savannah campus where students can complete the last two years of their degree under the college's 2+2 program.
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'Stay tuned, we're almost there'

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 22:53
The Georgia Ports Authority board on Monday authorized GPA Executive Director Curtis Foltz to execute an agreement with the Georgia Department of Transportation and OK’d him to sign the Project Partnership Agreement.
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BiS in brief: Armstrong, Savannah State named military friendly schools

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 22:53
Average retail gasoline prices in Savannah have risen 2.1 cents per gallon in the past week to $3.26 a gallon on Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 262 gas outlets in Savannah.
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CITY TALK: Want more music in Savannah? Look at city's age policy

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 22:53
Do you wish we had more venues and more promoters willing to take risks to bring bigger and bigger acts to the city?
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