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  • ATLANTA _ Gray Television Inc. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $35.8 million. Gray Television expects full-year revenue in the range of $192 million to $196 million. Gray Television shares have climbed 25 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • ATLANTA _ BMC Stock Holdings Inc. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $10.4 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 19 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $750.8 million.

  • WASHINGTON, March 1- President Donald Trump and his top advisors have often scoffed at government support of green energy. But the largest U.S. government agency- the Department of Defense- plans to forge ahead under the new administration with a decade-long effort to convert its fuel-hungry operations to renewable power, senior military officials told...

  • SEATTLE— Airport officials and civil rights lawyers around the country are getting ready for President Donald Trump's new travel ban— mindful of the chaos that accompanied his initial executive order but hopeful the forthcoming version will be rolled out in a more orderly way. "The plan is to be as ready as possible," said Lindsay Nash, an immigration law...

  • ATLANTA _ PRGX Global Inc. on Tuesday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $233,000, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. On a per-share basis, the Atlanta- based company said it had a loss of 1 cent. PRGX Global shares have declined roughly 2 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • JOHNS CREEK, Ga. _ Ebix Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $24.6 million. Ebix shares have risen 5 percent since the beginning of the year. Access a Zacks stock report on EBIX at https://www.zacks.com/ap/EBIX.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 28- Major U.S. corporations are going to war in Washington over a Republican' border adjustment' tax proposal meant to boost exports over imports, with lawmakers in Congress coming under pressure from some of the nation's biggest employers. The political split that is opening, most pronounced in the narrowly divided Senate, could doom the...

  • WASHINGTON— The Latest on President Donald Trump:. President Donald Trump has signed a resolution blocking an Obama-era rule that would have prevented an estimated 75,000 people with mental disorders from buying guns. President Donald Trump told television anchors Tuesday that he is open to an immigration package that could include a path to legal status...

  • ATLANTA _ Preferred Apartment Communities Inc. on Monday reported a key measure of profitability in its fourth quarter. The real estate investment trust, based in Atlanta, said it had funds from operations of $8.3 million, or 32 cents per share, in the period. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from...

  • FCC Chairman Ajit Pai had told the Wall Street Journal in an interview on Monday at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona that he did not foresee a role for the FCC on the takeover and his comments were confirmed to Reuters by FCC spokesman Neil Grace. In January, AT&T said it expected to be able to bypass the FCC because it would not seek to transfer any Time Warner...

  • DALLAS— United Airlines, which lost the distinction of being the world's biggest carrier after shrinking for several years, plans to regain lost ground by adding more flights from key airports this summer. Only once in the last five years did United Continental Holdings Inc. top Delta's operating income. "We've been shrinking, and our competitors have been...

  • ATLANTA _ Crawford& Co. on Monday reported fourth-quarter net income of $7.8 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The Atlanta- based company said it had net income of 14 cents per share. Crawford expects full-year earnings in the range of 71 cents to 81 cents per share, with revenue in the range of $1.1 billion to $1.13 billion.

  • ALPHARETTA, Ga. _ Halyard Health Inc. on Monday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $10 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 45 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $401.8 million.

  • Wal-Mart launched the price test across 11 Midwest and Southeastern states such as Iowa, Illinois and Florida, focusing on price competition in the grocery business that accounts for 56 percent of the company's revenue, said vendor sources with direct knowledge of the matter who did not wish to be identified for fear of disrupting business relations with...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 24- A judge on Friday rejected Cumulus Media Inc's bid to proceed with a refinancing plan that the second-largest U.S. radio network hoped would help reduce its $2.4 billion debt load, but was opposed by some lenders. District Judge Katherine Polk Failla in Manhattan came in a lawsuit the Atlanta- based company filed in December, accusing JPMorgan...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 24- U.S. President Donald Trump's planned economic agenda has fanned the flames for Wall Street's record-setting run, but some investors worry that his first major address to Congress next week risks dousing it if his plans look slow to execute or are overly vague. In Tuesday's speech, "the market wants to hear about concrete tax reform plans that have...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 24- A U.S. judge on Friday rejected Cumulus Media Inc's bid to proceed with a refinancing plan that the second-largest U.S. radio network hoped would help reduce its $2.4 billion debt load, but was opposed by some lenders. District Judge Katherine Polk Failla in Manhattan came in a lawsuit the Atlanta- based company filed in December, accusing JPMorgan...

  • District Judge Katherine Polk Failla in Manhattan came in a lawsuit the Atlanta- based company filed in December, accusing JPMorgan Chase& Co of withholding consent to parts of its refinancing plan.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 24- New U.S. single-family home sales rose less than expected in January, likely held back by heavy rains and flooding in California, but continued to point to a strengthening housing market despite higher prices and mortgage rates. Consumers are confident and are buying homes, but builders are not getting their share of that demand, "said Joel...

  • Feb 24- Coca-Cola Femsa SAB de CV, the largest Coke bottler in the world, reported a jump in quarterly profit on Friday, helped by higher volume sales in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and the Philippines. The company's net income attributable to equity holders rose to 3.51 billion Mexican pesos in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, from 2.69 billion Mexican pesos, a year...