Former Augusta businesswoman gets lengthy federal prison sentence for real estate fraud scheme

...area businesswoman who turned the American dream into a nightmare that has yet...community that in seeking out the American dream of home ownership and financial...path, Hall said, "and their American dream became a nightmare."But Preetorius...

Don't sour American dream

...increase would cast a pall over the time-honored American dream. The essence of this dream is that, through diligence...success to turn sour, who will even want to dream the American dream in the future?Lawrence DevoeAugusta

Organizations aim to train immigrant entrepreneurs

...diploma, and are still learning how American society works.Many of them see self-employment as a shot at the "American dream.""The biggest concern among immigrants is having stable work. They come to us and say, 'I want to start a taco...

GOP blocks Democrats' minimum wage try in Senate

...against the measure, Harkin said before the vote, "Who's going to vote to give these people a fair shot at the American dream? And who's going to vote against it?"The answer came moments later when senators voted 54-42 to continue debating...

Black presence in state GOP is growing stronger

...owner, the Republican-backed tax incentive programs that led to the construction of her restaurant made living the American dream possible.The next stop was a planning session for a black conservative conference in the fall, centered around...

Unlikely partnerships help small businesses thrive

...10,000 loan two years ago from its Brewing the American Dream program. They used it to help pay for packaging for...to entrepreneurs. Accion partners with Brewing the American Dream to administer loans using money donated by the beer...

He lived the American dream

If you want to know what living the American dream is all about, then look at the life of J.B. Fuqua...of course, by J.B. Fuqua. Mr. Fuqua lived the American dream - working hard to earn riches and fame in a long...

Obama declares American dream under siege

WASHINGTON - Declaring the American dream under siege, President Obama delivered a populist challenge...stronger," Obama said.Implicit in his declaration that the American dream is "within our reach" was the recognition that, after three...

Eddie Rabbitt lived the American dream

...release. "All of these towns made me realize that America is a special place." Edward Thomas Rabbitt lived the American dream. A native of Brooklyn, N.Y., he was 27 years old when he got off a Greyhound bus in Nashville in 1968 from East...

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Many Koreans come to Augusta in search of American Dream

...the area. Many worked through similar cycles of the American Dream. "Right at the time, like the 1970s, I think a...achieved what they set out to do, fulfilling the American Dream by owning a nice house, maybe in an exclusive neighborhood...

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