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  • NEW YORK— The rough landing of a Delta jetliner at New York City's LaGuardia Airport in a driving snowstorm just minutes after the runway had been plowed has raised questions about when airports should close runways due to snow or ice. Instead, the Federal Aviation Administration requires airports to measure runways during winter storms to assure planes can...

  • NEW YORK— A passenger aboard a flight from Atlanta that skidded off a runway at LaGuardia amid driving snow says one wing of the plane got "pretty torn up." Georgia marketing executive Malcolm Duckett was seated near the left wing of Flight 1086 on Thursday. Duckett says it's his first time in New York.

  • NEW YORK— A Delta plane from Atlanta skidded off a runway at LaGuardia Airport while landing during a snowstorm Thursday and crashed through a chain-link fence, its nose coming to rest perilously close to the icy waters of a bay. The nose was leaning on a berm that separates the runway from Flushing Bay. "If we wouldn't have hit the snowbank, we'd be in the water right...

  • Gray Television posts 4Q profit Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 6:24 AM ET

    ATLANTA _ Gray Television Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $31.3 million. For the current quarter ending in March, Gray Television said it expects revenue in the range of $130 million to $133 million. Gray Television shares have decreased roughly 3 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Feb. private payrolls growth weaker than expected. NEW YORK, March 4- U.S. The Institute for Supply Management, meanwhile, said its services index was 56.9 in February, up slightly from 56.7 in January and beating analysts' expectation for a reading of 56.5, according to a Reuters poll.

  • Traffic rises but key revenue figure falls at Delta Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 11:55 AM ET

    ATLANTA— Delta Air Lines Inc. said Tuesday that a key revenue measure fell 1.5 percent in February mostly because the strong dollar reduced the value of international ticket sales. Atlanta- based Delta said that domestic operations and corporate accounts continued to generate strong revenue. Shares of Delta rose 32 cents to $45.71 in late-morning trading.

  • PRGX Global reports 4Q loss Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 7:43 AM ET

    ATLANTA _ PRGX Global Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $2.1 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 6 cents per share. PRGX Global shares have dropped 11 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • NASHVILLE, Tenn.— The Federal Communication Commission ruled last week that cities like Chattanooga may expand their municipal broadband service, but Tennessee officials who oppose the decision are lining up to block the move. Slatery was among several prominent Republicans who had urged the FCC not to override a state law blocking Chattanooga's electric...

  • Cumulus posts 4Q profit Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 7:13 PM ET

    ATLANTA _ Cumulus Media Inc. on Monday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $3.4 million. On a per-share basis, the Atlanta- based company said it had net income of 2 cents. Keywords: Cumulus Media, Earnings Report.

  • ATLANTA— Georgia lawmakers may eliminate a tax break for airlines buying jet fuel at the world's busiest airport, setting up a face-off with one of the state's largest employers, Atlanta- based Delta Airlines. Earl Ehrhart would remove the break for all airlines, updating his original proposal to end only Delta's. Ehrhart still bristled this week at the...

  • JACKSON, Miss.— An employee being sued by Southern Co. will get another four weeks to work out his defense and look for a lawyer, but won't be able to sue the company or talk about his employment dispute in the meantime. An Alabama state court judge on Friday extended a temporary restraining order that also bans Brett Wingo from talking about his work for Southern...

  • American Software posts 3Q profit Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 5:43 PM ET

    ATLANTA _ American Software Inc. on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $2.8 million. American Software shares have increased roughly 5 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: American Software, Earnings Report.

  • Heat blamed for spray vaccine's failure against swine flu Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 12:53 PM ET

    ATLANTA— The makers of the nasal spray version of the flu vaccine say now they know why it has failed to protect young U.S. children against swine flu— fragile doses got too warm. The AstraZeneca FluMist vaccine works well for most flu strains, but small studies found it didn't work very well against the swine flu bug that first emerged in 2009. Swine flu has returned...

  • Panel: Use new meningitis vaccines only for outbreaks Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 12:11 PM ET

    ATLANTA— A federal panel on Thursday recommended that two new meningitis vaccines only be used for rare outbreaks, resisting tearful pleas to give it routinely to teens and college students. So the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices declined to recommend routine shots for all adolescents and college students. One woman, Patti Wukovits from New...

  • "The Coca-Cola Bottle: An American Icon at 100" opens Saturday at Atlanta's High Museum and is set to run through Oct. 4. Coca-Cola is headquartered in Atlanta. The Root Glass Company in Terre Haute, Indiana, developed the winning design in " Georgia Green" glass with a bulge in the center and ridges down the sides.

  • Carter's tops Street 4Q forecasts Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 6:48 AM ET

    ATLANTA _ Carter's Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $67.7 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.27 per share. Analysts expected $852 million, according to Zacks.

  • Popeyes meets 4Q profit forecasts Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 6:43 AM ET

    ATLANTA _ Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Inc. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $8.8 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 38 cents per share. Popeyes expects full-year earnings in the range of $1.83 to $1.88 per share.

  • DIARY-Top Economic Events to March 10 Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 7:01 PM ET

    ATLANTA, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart speaks on monetary policy and the economic outlook before the 2015 Banking Outlook Conference- 1800 GMT. LONDON- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Richard Fisher gives a lecture on "Reflections on 10 Years at the Fed: Through the Financial Crisis" at event hosted by the...

  • WASHINGTON— A Florida fisherman convicted of tossing undersized grouper off his boat is off the hook after a divided Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that he should not have been ensnared by a law targeting accounting fraud. In a 5-4 decision the justices threw out the conviction of commercial fishing boat captain John Yates, who was prosecuted under a law passed...

  • Hosman is CEO of Assessments.com, a Utah company with about 100 contracts with state and county governments from Florida to California. An early advocate and true believer in the industry, Hosman has spoken at justice forums in Texas, Idaho and Washington state. He also has been a frequent visitor to county jails in his home state of Utah and other states in the...