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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.
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Georgia Notes Record Increase In Exports, Imports

Gov. Nathan Deal says Georgia experienced record increases in both exports and imports for the fifth straight year. Deal said Monday that Georgia saw a 4.9 percent increase in exports and an 11.5 percent increase in imports compared to the last fiscal year.
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Emory University And WellStar Health System In Merger Talks

Emory University and WellStar Health System announced Monday they are engaged in formal discussions regarding their vision to create a new, unified health system throughout Metro Atlanta, Georgia, and beyon
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Six Georgians Suing Anthem Over Data Breach

Six Georgia residents have filed lawsuits over the massive data breach at Anthem, Incorporated--the parent company of BlueCross BlueShield of Georgia.
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TurboTax Stops Processing State Tax Returns Due To Fraud Reports

TurboTax, the country's most popular do-it-yourself tax preparation software, said Friday that it has temporarily stopped processing state tax returns because of an increase in fraudulent filings.