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  • Global-trade crossroads Georgia is climbing in business rankings, thanks to educational prowess, tax incentives, investment and research.

  • Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., arrives for the debate of Republican candidates for Georgia's open Senate seat at the Columbia County Exhibition Center in Grovetown, Ga., in April 2014.

    The House Appropriations Committee, responsible for how to spend a trillion dollars, lost its clout. Can the midterms help it return to power?

  • JetBlue pilots voted to join the Air Line Pilots Association union, becoming the first employee group at the carrier to choose a bargaining agent.

  • Vidalia onions

    A Georgia grower of sweet Vidalia onions has asked a judge to shield him from possible sanctions for shipping his crop.

  • Delta planes at the Salt Lake City international Airport

    Delta said it will become the latest carrier to change its frequent-flier program to a system based on ticket price rather than miles.

  • Power House: Atlanta real estate

    Checking on the real estate market in Atlanta, Georgia, with Adesola Badon of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties. This week's power house is listed for $799,900.

  • A file picture of eyeglasses on display.

    Private equity firm KKR & Co said it would acquire National Vision from buyout firm Berkshire Partners in a deal worth nearly $1 billion.

  • Georgia expects Russian provocations: PM

    Irakli Gharibashvili, Georgia's prime minister, tells CNBC that the country is less dependent on Russia than Ukraine and is committed to deeper European integration.

  • Goldman Sachs may be one of the last firms standing as a rocky romance between Wall Street and raw material markets turns sour.

  • New York and Illinois court rulings on 'Amazon taxes' may head to the U.S. Supreme Court to settle questions about the taxing online retail sales.

  • Street scene in the Belmar section of Lakewood, Colo.

    The urban-suburban divide has come full circle and one of the most overlooked solutions to suburban flight is a focus on making communities walkable.

  • There were fewer U.S. foreclosures in July than a year ago, while properties in the foreclosure pipeline also fell, according to CoreLogic data.

  • The following states in our list are clear front runners in initiating tax policy that helps to attract and retain baby boomers.

  • Paula Deen

    A federal judge in Georgia has thrown out race discrimination claims by a former Savannah restaurant manager whose lawsuit against Paula Deen burned her culinary empire badly.

  • Power House: Atlanta's market

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen explores the real estate market in Atlanta, Georgia, with Prudential Georgia Realty's Sheree Knapp. This week's power house is listed for $425, 000.

  • New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie

    New Jersey’s standing in America's Top States for Business has declined since Gov. Chris Christie took office in 2010. It finishes 42nd this year.

  • Chicago, Illinois

    New Hampshire, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and California fill out the list with the biggest drops in our America's Top States for Business rankings for 2013.

  • A worker makes denim jeans in Michigan.

    Unions say right-to-work laws infringe on workers’ collective bargaining rights, and proponents call for a federal law as opposed to the current patchwork of state statutes.

  • Traffic in Hawaii.

    Life's not always a beach in Hawaii: The Aloha State is ranked as America's Worst State for Business in America 2013.

  • An engineer and electrician working in Cambridge, Mass., May 23, 2013

    More than a couple of states can make a case for most-improved status in the areas of Economy, Infrastructure, Workforce and Business Friendliness.