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ROME, Ga.-- Governor Nathan Deal has announced that flooring manufacturing company Mohawk Industries is planning to renovate two facilities in northwestern Georgia and create more than 400 new jobs. Deal said Wednesday that Mohawk industries is planning to invest $85 million in the renovation of two facilities in Rome and Dalton over the next two years.
ATLANTA-- Aaron's plans to buy back $125 million of its common stock under an accelerated repurchase program. It is scheduled to pay $125 million to Wells Fargo on Wednesday for about 3.5 million shares. Aaron's Inc. said it had about 76.3 million outstanding shares as of Oct. 25.
WASHINGTON-- All 50 states and the District of Columbia have more lax financial disclosure rules for their high court justices than the disclosure requirements for federal judges, according to an analysis from a watchdog group.
Production on "Fast& Furious 7" is on hold following the death of star Paul Walker. A spokesman for Universal Pictures declined to say when shooting will resume. Universal Pictures is expected to go forward with the film, but it has not announced how it will adjust the movie or handle Walker's unfinished performance.
LONDON, Dec 4- Supporters of renewables often imply the clean-energy revolution is close to phasing out fossil fuels for electricity generation in the United States, especially polluting coal-fired power plants.
NEW YORK-- NCR's stock dropped Tuesday as Moody's put the company's ratings on review for a possible downgrade due to its $1.65 billion Digital Insight buyout and $84 million deal for Alaric Systems Ltd.. THE SPARK: On Monday NCR Corp. announced that it was buying Digital Insight Corp., which provides online and mobile banking services.
CONCORD, N.H.-- Linda Ficken isn't nervous about confronting the former traveling hospital technician who infected her with hepatitis C. But she is a bit worried about losing her temper.
Nov 25- When Aimee Brittain's team hits the stores in a commando-like fashion on Thanksgiving night in search of Black Friday deals, they'll stand out from the crowd in their matching bright blue shirts.
Eight of the most active business PACs wrote checks totaling $84,750 to 56 Republicans in the Senate and the House of Representatives after they voted against an Oct. 16 deal to re-open the government that had been shut down since Oct. 1 and avert an imminent debt default, according to a Reuters analysis.
WASHINGTON, Nov 21- Three executives of Japan's Takata Corp will plead guilty to conspiring to fix the price of seatbelts sold to automakers in the United States and will go to jail for 14 to 19 months, the Justice Department said on Thursday. Takata settled with the Justice Department in October, agreeing to pay $71.3 million to settle antitrust charges.
DUBAI, Nov 21- The Dubai Airshow produced a harvest of deals for the world's biggest and flashiest jets this week, but for those unable to afford a $400- million A380 superjumbo there is always an alternative- the poor man's private jet.
WASHINGTON, Nov 20- A gauge of U.S. consumer spending rose more than expected in October as households bought a range of goods, suggesting upside momentum in the economy early in the fourth quarter.
NEW YORK/ MUMBAI, Nov 19- IntercontinentalExchange Group said on Tuesday it would buy the Singapore Mercantile Exchange in a $150 million deal that gives it a foothold in trading and clearing in Asia, the main engine of growth for the commodities market.
Nov 18- London Stock Exchange Group, Nasdaq OMX Group Inc and Deutsche Börse AG are considering individual bids for European exchange group Euronext, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the discussions.
Mark Megalli, an investment professional with the hedge fund Level Global Investors LP, obtained inside information that helped his firm avoid about $2.4 million in losses and make $853,655 in ill-gotten profits, the SEC said in a statement.
Nov 14- State economic officials have jumped at the chance to grab a piece of Boeing's newest jetliner program after a union vote stalled efforts to build the aircraft in Washington state. On Thursday, Boeing officials were already en route to states to talk about incentives.
NEW YORK, Nov 14- Americas Trading System Brasil plans to open as a stock exchange in Brazil next November with partner firms to be announced within weeks, the CEO of the upstart said on Thursday.
SINGAPORE/ SHANGHAI, Nov 14- China will increasingly dominate global oil trade with a fuel import bill worth half a trillion dollars a year by the end of the decade- a lucrative prospect for futures exchanges battling to provide the benchmark to price Asia's oil.
Two were in Texas: San Antonio and Dallas. Revenues for Washington, D.C., Atlanta, San Francisco, Pittsburgh, St. Louis and Chicago also had recovered. Revenues were approaching pre-recession levels in five other cities by 2011, the last fiscal year full data was available: Baltimore, Cincinnati, Denver, New York, Philadelphia.
CHICAGO, Nov. 11- Vicki Thomas was at an age where many people look forward to retirement. Thomas signed on as director of communications for Purple Heart Homes, the non-profit that Beatty and Gallina started in their hometown of Statesville, North Carolina.