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No word on when deepening agreement will be signed

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 22:06
Work on the Project Partnership Agreement between the state of Georgia and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Savannah harbor deepening is still ongoing with no estimated completion date, a Corps spokesman said Thursday.
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Airlines report big 2Q profits on strong demand

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 22:06
Investing in airlines has long been the butt of jokes, especially when many U.S. carriers traipsed through bankruptcy court in the past decade.
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Ships display to highlight history at Massie

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 22:04
New Jersey native M. Gerard Greco was a civil engineer by trade, but his true passion was building model ships - a passion he pursued full time after retiring to Myrtle Beach, S.C.
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Business in Savannah in brief

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 22:04
Home builder recognized for customer satisfaction Lamar Smith Signature Homes, a home builder in coastal Georgia, was awarded the national 2014 Avid Custom Builder Diamond award out of 747 qualifying builders throughout the United States.
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Ga. investigated complaint against Dalton plant

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 19:19
ATLANTA - Environmental regulators investigated an anonymous report alleging MFG Chemical Inc. in Dalton was illegally discarding waste five months before an accident injured a worker, government records show.
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Savannah unemployment rate at 7.4 percent in June

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 09:10
ATLANTA - Metro Savannah's unemployment rate increased to 7.4 percent in June, up five-tenths of a percentage point from 6.9 percent in May, the Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday. The rate was 8.3 percent in June a year ago.
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Tradewinds offers apology for grounded ship

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:32
A week after a Tradewinds Casino boat ran aground on its maiden Savannah cruise, stranding nearly 100 passengers for 18 hours on a sandbar off Tybee Island, the company has issued an apology, insisting no laws were broken and exonerating the boat’s captain from any wrongdoing.
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A case for budgeting -- move over Washington

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 21:12
When I was being force-fed human resource management on my MBA (some 30 years ago - and thank you Professor Coghill) one study stuck in my memory. It was to show the benefits of goal setting. The study took place in a light-bulb factory.
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Original designer, contractor return to build shelter addition

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 21:12
Fourteen years after it moved into its current facility, SAFE Shelter, Savannah's only shelter for abused women and children, is expanding.
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Gulfstream looking good through 2014

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 21:11
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Business in Savannah in brief

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 21:11
Metro Savannah foreclosure rates decrease Foreclosure rates in the Savannah metro area decreased for the month of May over the same period last year, according to CoreLogic, a real estate information firm.
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Credit-selling plan may expand in watershed

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 18:10
COLUMBIA - The commercial venture in Jasper County that prompted a lawsuit from environmentalists may double in size.
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Medient Studios gets legal victory, temporary restraining order lifted

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 15:43
A Nevada judge has denied a request by the ex-CEO of Medient Studios for a preliminary injunction and court-appointed receiver to dissolve his former company, a small victory for the beleaguered Effingham County entertainment company and its board of directors.
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Microsoft 4Q earnings hurt by Nokia acquisition

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 21:32
REDMOND, Wash. - Microsoft Corp. reported fourth-quarter earnings that took a hit from the Nokia devices business that it bought in April, but the company said growth in Internet-based computing services to businesses boosted results.
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McDonald's profit slips; U.S. sales decline

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 21:32
OAK BROOK, Ill. - McDonald's Corp. said its profit slipped in the second quarter as sales in the U.S. continued to flag.
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Coke's sales miss estimates as Diet Coke flags

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 21:32
ATLANTA - Coca-Cola Co. reported sales that fell short of Wall Street estimates on Tuesday as demand weakened for Diet Coke in North America.
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Apple post biggest earnings gain in nearly 2 years

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 21:31
SAN FRANCISCO - Apple's growth prospects are looking brighter as anticipation builds for the upcoming release of the next iPhone, a model that is expected to cater to consumers yearning for a bigger screen.
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Savannah Bee Company featured in Google economic report

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 21:30
Savannah Bee Company, founded in 2002 by Ted Dennard, was featured in Google's Annual U.S. Economic Impact Report, which looks at companies that use web tools to grow their online business.
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Hobby Lobby: Planting confusion on the contraceptive mandate

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 21:30
The United States Supreme Court's 2013 term ended June 30 with the high-profile Hobby Lobby opinion, which raised more questions than it answered.
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Veteran Hinesville Realtor steps aside

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 21:29
HINESVILLE - George Holtzman, the longest-serving member of Georgia Real Estate Commission, is stepping down from his role as broker/owner of Coldwell Banker Holtzman, Realtors, after 40 years in the industry.
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