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Another Year Delay In Port Deepening

It'll be another year before the Georgia Ports Authority can expect major funding for a long-sought Savannah harbor deepening project.

MLK Estate Sues TV Anchor

The estate of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. has filed a federal lawsuit against a television news anchor in Mississippi claiming that he has documents taken from the slain civil rights leader by a former employee, the anchor's mother.

Outrage Over Ogeechee Settlement

Georgians affected by the illegal pollution of the Ogeechee River for the past five years aren’t satisfied with the Environmental Protection Division’s handling of the case.

WORKING: When An Icon Leaves

When Steve Jobs stepped down as CEO of Apple, Inc. in August, speculation started right away that his replacement won’t be able to maintain the company’s success.

SunTrust Buys Back Stock From Feds

Atlanta-based SunTrust bank has bought nearly $11 million of government-owned stock warrants that were part of the federal TARP program.

Athens-Area Golf Community Sold

An Athens-area golf course community has been sold to a capital investment group that plans to re-launch construction of homes.

Columbus Whitewater Project Underway

Several hundred people gathered on the east bank of the Chattahoochee to commemorate the launching of a $23 million project to bring whitewater rafting to Columbus and Phenix City, Alabama.

Food Bank Out Of Business

Angel Food Ministries is going out of business. For 17 years the Monroe, Georgia based company provided discounted groceries to families across the country.

Metro Jobless Rates Spike

Georgia labor officials say unemployment rates in the state's metro areas ranged from 12.1 percent in Dalton to 7.8 in Athens and Warner Robins.

$1 Million Settlement On Ogeechee

An East Georgia textile plant has agreed to pay a $1 million settlement of charges that it dumped illegal waste into the Ogeechee River. State environmental officials, however, aren't completely linking the plant, King America Finishing in Screven County, to a massive fish kill in May.

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