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Delta Attendants Reject Union

A flight attendants' union on Wednesday lost its all-or-nothing fight to cover those workers at Delta Air Lines Inc. The results showed almost 48 percent of Delta flight attendants voted in favor of joining the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA. They needed a majority.

AGL Wants More Natural Gas Stations

Atlanta Gas Light wants to create a network of natural gas refueling stations across the state. The proposal would make natural gas for vehicles available to the public for the first time.

Nuclear Energy's Next Generation

Officials with Savannah River Nuclear Solutions are partnering with technology companies to build a multi-reactor energy park.

Warehouse Raid Yields Rats, Birds, Bugs

Federal authorities seized more than $700,000 worth of rice and other items from what regulators described as a rodent-infested metro Atlanta warehouse. U.S. Marshals raided the warehouse operated by Sun Hong Kai Holding Inc., which does business as United Food Service.

PSC Approves Gas Rate Hike

The Public Service Commission approved a rate increase for Atlanta Gas Light customers today. But it’s less than what the company asked for.

Savannah Names Int'l Business Task Force

The City of Savannah has appointed 19 volunteers to a task force aimed at increasing international business. The committee is modeled after one in North Carolina.

Two More Georgia Banks Fail

Two more Georgia banks have failed. Late Friday, the First National Bank of Barnesville was closed. It has re-opened under United Bank of Zebulon.

Delta Reports Strong 3Q Growth

Delta Air Lines reports it turned a profit in its third quarter, and company officials say they expect more of the same for the final three months this year. And Delta was joined by two other carriers, US Airways and American, also reporting positive growth.

Report: Savannah Leads In Growth

Savannah leads the state in employment and salary growth. The Milken Insitute ranked Savannah Georgia's best and the nation's 40th best-performing metro area for job and salary growth, using 2009 numbers that rely a lot the high-tech sector.

6,000 Apply For 200 Jobs At Metal Plant

With Georgia unemployment at 10% and still higher than the national average, any news of an opening is going to attract a crowd. In Liberty County, there's a rush of job-seekers to a metal forging facility opening soon.