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Google Thinks We're Clueless About Cocktails, And It Wants To Help

One of the advantages of being the world's largest search engine is that you learn a lot about what people don't know or can't remember.
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Feds: Hackers Stole 1 Billion Email Addresses In Spam Scheme

Computer hackers stole a whopping 1 billion email addresses from U.S. marketing companies in what federal authorities Friday described as a massive spam scheme.
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Home Depot To Get 200 Million Dollar Property Tax Break

Home Depot is getting a 200 million dollar property tax break from Cobb County. The county's development authority unanimously approved the break Tuesday.
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Ga. Consumer Information Possibly Compromised In Data Breach

State Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens says personal information belonging to millions of Georgia consumers may have been compromised in a recent data breach.
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Program Gives Bikes To Commuters In Need

More professionals are riding bicycles to work to save time and money. Others have to commute by bike, because they can’t afford to drive or take the bus. A new program in Savannah is refurbishing bikes using donated parts, then giving them to people in need.
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Hallmark To Transfer Printing Work From Georgia To Kansas

Hallmark Cards plans to end printing work at its Litho-Krome printing subsidiary in Georgia and transfer the work to Lawrence, Kansas. Hallmark officials said Tuesday the Litho-Krome subsidiary produces greeting cards and Crayola packaging.
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Comcast Adding 300 Jobs To Atlanta Area

Comcast is expanding its business in greater Atlanta. That will create 300 new jobs in Fulton and Gwinnett counties. The company is also relocating to a new, more modern regional headquarters in Peachtree Corners.

Nuclear Plants Delayed In China, Watched Closely By U.S. Firms

U.S. power companies are watching closely as two state-of-the-art nuclear power plants are delayed in China.
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Coca-Cola Reports Better Than Expected Profits

Coca-Cola reported a profit that topped Wall Street expectations Tuesday as it stepped up marketing and fetched higher prices for sodas in North America.
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Home Depot: Hiring More Than 80,000 Workers For Spring

Home Depot Inc., the nation's largest home-improvement retailer, says it has started to hire more than 80,000 seasonal workers for the spring selling season, the company's busiest period.