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Anti-smoking plan may kill cigarettes–and save Big Tobacco

Imagine if cigarettes were no longer addictive and smoking itself became almost obsolete; only a tiny segment of Americans still lit up. That’s the goal of an unprecedented anti-smoking plan being carefully fashioned by U.S. health officials.

Deal: Atlanta is ‘best location’ for Amazon HQ2

Gov. Nathan Deal is excited about Amazon’s decision to include Atlanta on its list of Top 20 finalists for the company’s second headquarters.

Future of Georgia’s farmers markets debated after audit

An audit of Georgia’s farmers markets found that many are underused and more than half are losing money.

Bank says executive is gone; no comment on harassment probe

Bank of America has confirmed that a high-profile senior executive has left the company, but it would not comment on reports of an internal investigation into sexual harassment allegations.

Crunch time: What Amazon wants for its new HQ

Just 20 cities are left standing in the competition for Amazon’s second headquarters and the 50,000 jobs it will bring. One of those cities is in Georgia.

Georgia antique shop owner: Women stole ‘piece of Christianity’

The owner of a Georgia antique shop says two women stole a 14-karat gold rosary from him and that the theft is recorded on surveillance cameras.

Coke aims to recycle a bottle for each it sells by...

Coca-Cola announced long-term recycling goals Friday, including attempting to recycle a bottle or can for every beverage it sells by 2030.

Facebook to emphasize ‘trustworthy’ news via user surveys

Facebook is taking another step to try to make itself more socially beneficial, saying it will boost news sources that its users rate as trustworthy in surveys.

Good dog, bad dog … Delta wants to know before you...

Delta Air Lines will soon require owners of service and support animals to provide more information before their animal can fly in the passenger cabin, including an assurance that it’s trained to behave itself.

2017 a banner year for Georgia job growth

2017 was a banner year for job creation, employment and workforce gains in Georgia.
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