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Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014

American Airlines agents approve union

Organized labor victory: American Airlines' airport and reservations agents vote to join union.
By David Koenig

Historic warehouse to be turned into downtown apartments

What opened in 1860 as a wagon factory on the corner of Ellis and Ninth streets will soon provide more downtown residential rentals.
By Jenna Martin

US CEOs less optimistic about hiring, spending

US CEO optimism falls in 3rd quarter as chief executives see less hiring, investment.
By Christopher S. Rugaber

Atlantic City loses 4th casino as Trump Plaza closes

Trump Plaza closes its doors, becomes 4th Atlantic City casino to close this year.
By Wayne Parry

UPS expects to hire up to 95,000 seasonal workers

UPS plans to hire up to 95,000 seasonal employees for holiday season.

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014

Taking ownership of downtown

With new measures in place to curb street violence and illegal vendors, downtown Augusta businesses have pulled together a grassroots movement.
By Wesley Brown

New rules aim to reduce default rates in reverse mortgages

WASHINGTON - Advertised as a path to an affordable retirement, federally insured reverse mortgages are showing signs of a rebound.
By Hope Yen

Biz Bits

Apple reports record-setting pre-orders for latest iPhones

Indian restaurant opens on Washington Road

Curry Hut replaces Thai Jong at 2810 Washington Road in Augusta.
By Jenna Martin

GM expert says 19 deaths eligible for compensation

GM expert says 19 deaths in ignition switch crashes are eligible for compensation.
By Tom Krisher

US factory output drops 0.4 percent in August

US manufacturing output falls 0.4 percent in August, first decline since January; autos dip.
By Martin Crutsinger

Apple: Record 4M orders of iPhones on 1st day

Apple says it had record 4 million iPhone orders on first day, exceeds supply.

Olive Garden defends breadstick policy

Olive Garden defends breadstick policy, says it's already making changes to fix issues.
By Candice Choi

Microsoft to buy Minecraft maker for $2.5 billion

Microsoft said it will acquire Minecraft game maker Mojang for $2.5 billion.

Construction roundup

COMMERCIAL BUILDING PERMITS • Anthony Refresh Group; Captain D's, 102 Edgefield Road, North Augusta; renovations, $30,000 • Walton Construction Services; Augusta Richmond Housing Authority, 602 ...

City fully powered by renewable energy

BURLINGTON, Vt. - Ver­mont's largest city has a new success to add to its list of socially conscious achievements: 100 percent of its electricity now comes from renewable sources such as wind, ...
By Wilson Ring

Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014

Kelvin Collins: College students at high risk for identity theft

Information sharing has become second-nature to many college students. Unfortunately, this also makes them more susceptible to scams and fraud.
By Kelvin Collins

Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014

Will Apple's digital wallet kill the card swipe?

NEW YORK — Apple wants the plastic credit card to become as rare as the paper check. On Tuesday, the company announced Apple Pay, a digital payment system that lets people pay for retail ...
By Mae Anderson

On The Move

CAROLINE CHALMERS New job title: Account executive Employer: Wein-bergers Office Supply Education: Bachelor of science in communication, USC Aiken DR.

Biz Bits

Biz Bits honors people and businesses that get awards, earn certifications or become appointed to civic boards.

Biz Bits

Biz Bits honors people and businesses that get awards, earn certifications or become appointed to civic boards.

Restaurant inspections

Search databases of the latest restaurant inspection reports for Richmond, Columbia and Aiken counties.

Biz Bits

Leland Malchow was named in Best Lawyers in America 2015, based on a peer-review survey, for personal injury litigation. He is an attorney at Nimmons & Malchow P.C. in Augusta.

On The Move

Nathan Huff is a new attorney at the Law Office of Nathan E. Huff. He previously worked for Warlick, Tritt, Stebbins and Murray LLP for three years. 

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