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Trained local workers help lure filmmakers to Augusta
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Amy Rhinehart Bailey never, in a million years, aspired to be a movie producer.But as a mother to seven children and the co-owner of two Rhinehart’s Oyster Bar restaura...
12:01AM ( 34 minutes ago )
VA moves to offer gender confirmation surgery to vets
The Department of Veterans Affairs is moving to offer transgender veterans gender confirmation surgery
9:59PM ( 2 hours ago )
Uganda Olympic team member tests positive for coronavirus
A member of Uganda’s Olympic team has tested positive for the coronavirus and was barred entry into Japan, in the first detected infection among arriving athletes for the Tokyo Games opening in five weeks
9:07PM ( 3 hours ago )
Las Vegas pushes land swap to balance growth, conservation
Cities in the U.S. West are preparing for considerable growth in the coming decades despite a historic drought and shrinking water supplies
6:13PM ( 6 hours ago )
The Latest: Protests decry Brazil policies as toll tops 500K
Anti-government protesters have taken to the streets in cities across Brazil as the nation’s confirmed death toll from COVID-19 soared past half a million
5:57PM ( 6 hours ago )
Editor of paper that endured newsroom shooting says goodbye
The editor of the Capital Gazette is leaving the Maryland newspaper
3:16PM ( 9 hours ago )
Minor named Director of Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation
Chris Minor, who grew up playing in the parks in Gwinnett County, will now oversee the organization that operates the facilities where he once played.
10:49AM ( 13 hours ago )
Forsyth County man named as Alpharetta hotel director of sales
A Forsyth County man has been named the new director of sales at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Alpharetta North - Halcyon.
12:00PM ( 1 week ago )
Brenau University nursing programs receive 10-year accreditation
Brenau University has been granted 10-year accreditation for its Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) and post-master’s certificate in Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner programs.
5:00AM ( 1 week ago )
Submitted News Archive
Submitted News
The Latest: Daily infections soar in Russia; Moscow hard hit
Russia’s national coronavirus taskforce has reported 17,906 new infection cases, more than double the daily tally from early June
12:09PM ( 12 hours ago )
An architect of European unity moves ahead on sainthood path
A French statesman whose efforts helped pave the way for what eventually became the European Union has moved ahead on the Catholic church's path toward possible sainthood
9:27AM ( 15 hours ago )
North Korean leader swears to overcome economic hardships
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has solemnly sworn to navigate his country out of deepening economic troubles as he concluded a major ruling party meeting, acknowledging food shortages and urging officials to prepare for both dialogue and confrontation with the U.S. North Korea’s state media released Kim’s comments shortly before President Joe Biden’s special representative for North Korea, Sung Kim, arrived in South Korea on Saturday for talks over stalled nuclear diplomacy with the North
10:56PM ( 1 day ago )
AP Business - Economy Archive
The Economy
Putin names Lavrov, Shoigu to United Russia elections list
Russian President Vladimir Putin says his foreign minister and his defense minister will head the candidates' list for the dominant United Russia party in September's parliamentary election
11:40AM ( 12 hours ago )
Editor, CEO denied bail in Apple Daily case in Hong Kong
A Hong Kong court has ordered the top editor of pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily and the head of its parent company held without bail
11:36AM ( 12 hours ago )
Hong Kong court holds first hearing for Apple Daily execs
The top editor of Hong Kong’s Apple Daily pro-democracy newspaper and the head of its parent company have been brought to court for their first hearing since their arrest under the city’s national security law
11:19PM ( 1 day ago )
AP Business - Corporate News Archive
Corporate News
Brief, global internet outages blamed on software bug
A software bug at a major network provider briefly knocked offline dozens of financial institutions, airlines and other companies across the globe during peak Asian business hours
2:00PM ( 2 days ago )
US seeks to fine Air Canada $25.5 million over slow refunds
The U.S. government is seeking to fine Air Canada more than $25 million over what it says have been slow refunds for passengers whose flights were canceled since the pandemic started
4:18PM ( 4 days ago )
Bruised but unbowed, meme stock investors are back for more
GameStop and other meme stocks are jumping again
12:01AM ( 1 week ago )
AP Business - Consumer News Archive
Consumer News
General Mills dives deeper into the pet business
General Mills is diving further into the red-hot pet food market, acquiring Tyson Foods’ animal treat business for $1.2 billion in cash
11:39AM ( 1 month ago )
Tyson raising pay to keep up as US chicken demand soars
Tyson Foods says it’s raising wages to combat absenteeism and worker turnover at its plants as U.S. demand for chicken soars
7:06PM ( 1 month ago )
The Latest: Georgia ready to open vaccines for teachers
After weeks of waiting and political pressure, Gov. Brian Kemp is ready to announce that teachers are up next for COVID-19 vaccinations in Georgia
6:22PM ( 3 months ago )
AP Business - Poultry & Egg Archive
Poultry & Egg Industry
Biden to sign bill making Juneteenth a federal holiday
The United States is commemorating the end of slavery with a new federal holiday
11:41AM ( 2 days ago )