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Is this the future look for Turner Field?
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Is this the future look for Turner Field?

The Turner Field area — now a stretch dominated by a stadium and parking lots — could be a denser more walkable community with a street grid much like what was lost decades ago through development of two stadiums and freeways.
Seeking wider digital audience, Verizon buys Yahoo for $4.8B

Seeking wider digital audience, Verizon buys Yahoo for $4.8B

Seeking a wider digital audience, Verizon is buying Yahoo for $4.83 billion in a deal that marks the end of an era for a company that defined much of the early internet but struggled to stay relevant in an online world dominated by Google and Facebook.
Alpharetta fund manager, 85, accused of fraud

Alpharetta fund manager, 85, accused of fraud

An 85-year-old Alpharetta man who was barred from the investment brokerage industry 45 years ago was accused of defrauding investors with the help of his 55-year-old son, according to federal investigators.

Verizon could boost Yahoo ad targeting, but challenges ahead

Verizon's deal for Yahoo could give the phone company a stronger foothold in digital advertising as it takes what it knows about its customers' whereabouts and combines that with Yahoo's popular destinations and AOL's advertising expertise.

Ex-banana importer gets prison for retirement fund theft

A former banana importer already serving a dozen years in prison for distributing drugs was sentenced on Monday to another seven years for stealing $750,000 from his employees' retirement fund.
Officers at Hartsfield-Jackson continue to cite Uber drivers

Officers at Hartsfield-Jackson continue to cite Uber drivers

Officers at Hartsfield-Jackson International have issued more than 300 citations to Uber and Lyft drivers trying to pick up passengers at the world’s busiest airport in recent months, according to airport officials.
Port business declines in Savannah

Port business declines in Savannah

Rarely does the port of Savannah — one of the state’s major economic engines — do less business than the year before.

Cyber Monday in July? Best Buy, Others Bring Deals Early

Anxious bargain hunters won’t have to wait until November to get holiday-style deals this year. That’s because Cyber Monday is breaking out of its post-Thanksgiving time frame four months early.
Is this the future look for Turner Field?

Is this the future look for Turner Field?

The Turner Field area — now a stretch dominated by a stadium and parking lots — could be a denser more walkable community with a street grid much like what was lost decades ago through development of two stadiums and freeways.
Alpharetta’s Avalon has been sold

Alpharetta’s Avalon has been sold

The Avalon mixed-use development in Alpharetta has been sold.An arm of Prudential Financial acquired the mini-city along Ga.
Ryanair to shift growth focus from UK following EU exit vote

Ryanair to shift growth focus from UK following EU exit vote

Ryanair, Europe's biggest short-haul airline, plans to reduce winter services at its main London hub and pursue growth at other bases because of weakened British economic prospects following the country's vote to leave the EU.

Keep Long-Term Investing Focus Amid Brexit Volatility

By Rita Cheng Learn more about Rita on NerdWallet’s Ask an Advisor The Brexit — Britain’s vote to leave the European Union last month — rocked financial markets, sending tremors to nearly every corner of the globe.

Mortgage Refinance Rates Today, Monday, July 25

Thirty-year fixed mortgage refinance rates are lower Monday, while 15-year fixed loans are just a tick higher and 5/1 ARM refinance rates are slightly lower, according to a survey of national lenders by NerdWallet.

Mortgage Rates Today, Monday, July 25

Thirty-year fixed mortgage rates are unchanged Monday, while 15-year fixed loans are slightly higher and 5/1 ARM rates ticked lower, according to a survey of national lenders by NerdWallet.

Mortgage Rates Today, Monday, July 25

Thirty-year fixed mortgage rates are unchanged Monday, while 15-year fixed loans are slightly higher and 5/1 ARM rates ticked lower, according to a survey of national lenders by NerdWallet.
Airbnb sues hometown San Francisco over rental regulation

Airbnb sues hometown San Francisco over rental regulation

San Francisco wants people who rent out their homes through Airbnb and other online platforms to follow some rules, and it wants the platforms to advertise only those rule-abiding listings — or face steep fines.
Egypt cleric says too much Pokemon Go could be dangerous

Egypt cleric says too much Pokemon Go could be dangerous

A leading Egyptian Sunni Muslim cleric has warned against the dangers of playing too much of the wildly popular mobile phone application "Pokemon Go," adding to Mideast religious voices that have sometimes been sterner in their critique of the game.
Warner Bros. calms fans with fun 'Justice League' footage

Warner Bros. calms fans with fun 'Justice League' footage

After "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" put the launch of the DC/Warner Bros. universe on shaky ground, the studio came back swinging at Comic-Con Saturday armed with movie stars, brand new footage and a sense of humor.
French leader to eye security all summer; Chunnel backs up

French leader to eye security all summer; Chunnel backs up

French President Francois Hollande will reassess security measures once a week all summer amid fears of new violence after a deadly Bastille Day attack in Nice, and heightened French security checks were causing severe delays Saturday for those trying to cross the English Channel.
Solar projects can't save the forest for the trees?

Solar projects can't save the forest for the trees?

A green energy project has some environmentalists seeing red. Solar energy ordinarily wins praise from groups that want to cut greenhouse gases, but a proposed solar project at a defunct Long Island nuclear power plant has stirred outrage because it requires demolishing 350 acres of woodlands.
Five financial moves for the rest of 2016

Five financial moves for the rest of 2016

Georgia’s upcoming sales tax holiday on July 30-31 can help families save in taxes on purchases of clothing, computers and other school supplies.

APNewsBreak: Volkswagen has emissions-cheating fix ready

Volkswagen's plan to fix most of its 2-liter diesel engines that cheat on emissions tests includes a computer software update and a larger catalytic converter to trap harmful nitrogen oxide, and it may not hurt mileage or performance, according to dealers who were briefed by executives on the matter.
Pokemon Go ‘making it rain’ at metro businesses

Pokemon Go ‘making it rain’ at metro businesses

It didn’t take businesses long to figure out there is money to be made in the Pokemon Go craze.Metro Atlanta tourist attractions, pub crawls, coffee shops and every entrepreneur inbetween is hoping to capture money from those trying to capture a Krabby or Spearow or power up at a “Pokestop.

Workers: Force majeure at ExxonMobil Nigeria may last weeks

The force majeure — or freedom from contractual obligations because of extraordinary circumstances — declared by ExxonMobil on Nigeria's largest crude stream could last a month because of extensive damage to its 300,000 barrel-a-day Qua Iboe export terminal, workers of the U.

Long-Term Care Insurance Is Worth the Expense

By Rachel Podnos, JD, CFP Learn more about Rachel on NerdWallet’s Ask an Advisor Imagine you’ve retired and you or your spouse develops a chronic illness that requires nursing home care or significant in-home aid.

Turkmenistan to have summit on European gas

A Turkish diplomat says the presidents of Turkey, Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan are set to meet to lay groundwork on possible future deliveries of natural gas from Turkmenistan to Europe.
Pokemon Go ‘making it rain’ at metro businesses

Pokemon Go ‘making it rain’ at metro businesses

It didn’t take businesses long to figure out there is money to be made in the Pokemon Go craze. Metro Atlanta tourist attractions, pub crawls, coffee shops and every entrepreneur inbetween is hoping to capture money from those trying to capture a Krabby or Spearow or power up at a “Pokestop.
IMF chief Lagarde to stand trial in French arbitration deal

IMF chief Lagarde to stand trial in French arbitration deal

France's top court has ruled that International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde must stand trial in France over a 2008 arbitration ruling that handed 400 million euros to a politically-connected business magnate.
Atlanta home prices up, Gwinnett has most sold

Atlanta home prices up, Gwinnett has most sold

Atlanta area home prices continued to rise last month, even as the number of sales dropped. The median price of a home sold last month edged up 2.
Brexit deals heavy hit to UK economy but eurozone holds up

Brexit deals heavy hit to UK economy but eurozone holds up

Britain's economy appears to be shrinking at its fastest pace since the global financial crisis as a result of the vote to leave the European Union, but the rest of the region is holding up, surveys showed Friday.
IMF head calls for quick end to Brexit uncertainty

IMF head calls for quick end to Brexit uncertainty

The head of the International Monetary Fund called Friday for quick action to end uncertainty over Britain's vote to leave the European Union, which she said is dampening global economic growth.

Mortgage Rates Today, Friday, July 22

Thirty-year fixed mortgage rates inched higher Friday, as did 15-year fixed loans, but 5/1 ARM rates were unchanged, according to a survey of national lenders by NerdWallet.

Mortgage Refinance Rates Today, Friday, July 22

Thirty-year fixed mortgage refinance rates are unchanged Friday, while 15-year fixed loans are just a tick higher; 5/1 ARM refinance rates are unchanged, according to a survey of national lenders by NerdWallet.

MH370 mystery spurred efforts to improve aircraft tracking

As investigators prepare to wind down the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 search after more than two fruitless years, the airline industry is still working to raise safety standards to prevent another plane from going missing.

Unprepared Families Increasingly Turn to Funeral Crowdfunding

Death may come suddenly or after a long illness. But whenever it arrives, there’s a financial impact, and millions of families may have little or no assets to draw on for lost wages and funeral costs when they lose a loved one.
Watch it, cowboy: Japan's 9 safety tips for "Pokemon Go"

Watch it, cowboy: Japan's 9 safety tips for "Pokemon Go"

Aware of the reports of "Pokemon Go"-related mishaps elsewhere, Japan's government-run National Center of Incident Readiness and Strategy for Cybersecurity has issued a flier with these nine public safety tips to keep overly enthusiastic players from getting into trouble.
Samsung sues Huawei for alleged patent violations

Samsung sues Huawei for alleged patent violations

Samsung Electronics Co. sued Chinese smartphone maker Huawei for allegedly violating six of its patents in the latest move in a series of deepening patent disputes between Asian smartphone giants.
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