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2015 Toyota Yaris 5-Door SE

Hats off to Toyota for realizing that cheap….er….let’s make that inexpensive…. doesn’t have to be boring anymore! Yes….Toyota’s ’15 low-price-leader Yaris is an inexpensive ride…but now it’s got a bit of “sass”….a little “edge”, too…..especially […]

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Mercedes Moving Headquarters From New Jersey To Atlanta

The German luxury automobile maker Mercedes-Benz is moving its U.S. headquarters from New Jersey to Atlanta to be closer to its manufacturing facility in Alabama.

01/06/2015

The baby recession may be at an end: After a five-year span in which the number of children born in the United States dropped each year, 2013 saw a minute increase.  (Getty)

CDC: US Births Up For First Time In 5 Years, Improved Economy Cited

The baby recession may be at an end: After a five-year span in which the number of children born in the United States dropped each year, 2013 saw a minute increase.

05/29/2014

The Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site is one of 3 national park sites in Metro Atlanta that saw nearly 6 million visitors in 2012. (Getty Images)

7.3 Million Visited Georgia National Parks In 2012

Nearly 6 million visited parks in Metro Atlanta area, spending $2.6 million.

03/04/2014

A bride and groom hold hands. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Study: Increase In Marriages Would Help Economy

A recent study suggests that increases in the rates at which people get married would help the economy, as married people tend to spend more.

10/28/2013

File photo of a hospital nursery. (credit: DESHAKALYAN CHOWDHURY/AFP/Getty Images)

CDC: US Births May Finally Be Leveling Off After Falling 4 Straight Years

After falling four years in a row, U.S. births may finally be leveling off.

09/06/2013

File photo of a Walmart. (credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Wal-Mart Cuts Annual Profit, Revenue Outlook

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. cut its annual profit and revenue outlook Thursday as the world’s largest retailer expects a tough economy at home and abroad to continue to squeeze its low-income shoppers through the rest of the year.

08/15/2013

File photo of a judge. (Credited by: Chris Ryan/Getty Images)

Rural Georgia Struggles To Get Lawyer

Ryan Wheeler, graduating from law school in Atlanta this month, needs a job.

05/12/2013

Screen capture of Gov. Phil Bryant, with his wife Deborah. (Credit: governorbryant.com)

Bryant: Obama Budget Undercuts Medicaid Expansion

Top Mississippi Republicans say their opposition to Medicaid expansion is getting a boost from an unlikely source — Democratic President Barack Obama.

04/10/2013

File photo of a nuclear power plant. (Photo by JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)

Some Leaders Souring On Nuclear Power Costs

As the cost of building a new nuclear plant soars, there are signs of buyer’s remorse.

03/03/2013

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