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Sponsor's names an issue with media

...corporate shill. A Senior PGA Tour event several years ago at Melbourne, Fla., was called the Fairfield Properties/Barnett Bank Senior PGA Tour Classic presented by Pontiac. The name was too long, and it stepped over the line of decency - if...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/02/15/oth_306899.shtml
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Banking giants forge mergers

...banking for a long time," said NationsBank Chairman Hugh McColl, whose aggressive company purchased Southern rival Barnett Banks and Boatmen's Bancshares in the Midwest in 1997. Mr. McColl, 62, will serve as chairman and chief executive of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/14/met_226050.shtml
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Swiss bank deal turns up the merger heat for U.S. banks

...four months, First Union Corp. agreed to acquire CoreStates Financial Corp., NationsBank Corp. agreed to acquire Barnett Banks Inc., and National City Corp. signed a deal with First of America Bank Corp. Banks have also flexed their muscle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/10/biz_218810.shtml
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Americans' productivity gain best in nearly five years

...their pay checks and for companies which can maintain or even improve profit margins," said economist Lynn Reaser of Barnett Banks Inc. in Jacksonville, Fla. Labor costs per unit of output -- a key ingredient in price pressures -- fell 0.2...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/05/biz_218552.shtml
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Americans' income continues to grow

...many people have already bought the new appliances and vehicles they wanted, said Lynn Reaser, an economist with Barnett Banks Inc. in Jacksonville, Fla. "We may see that reflected in Christmas sales, with people spending more dollars on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/29/biz_218235.shtml
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Wachovia buys out Florida-based bank

...August it would take over Jacksonville, Fla.-based Barnett Banks in a $14.6 billion deal that will create the nation's...even larger than the pending purchase by NationsBank of Barnett Banks. Prior to its merger with NationsBank, Barnett controlled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/23/biz_217935.shtml
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Amid prosperity, a new wave of layoffs

...thousands already cut. NationsBank has yet to say how many jobs it will cut in its pending acquisition of Florida's Barnett Banks, which at $14.6 billion would be the biggest bank merger in history. Alan Johnson, director of the compensation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/09/20/biz_214901.shtml
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Local and area briefs

...of Pensacola, Fla., was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Columbus to nine years for the June 21 robbery of a Barnett Bank branch and another five years for using a firearm during the incident. Authorities said that when Mr. Andrews approached...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/02/met_212285.shtml
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Survey: Feds find scattered pockets of weakness

...signal for the Federal Reserve to hold interest rates unchanged in the near term," said economist Lynn Reaser of Barnett Banks Inc. in Jacksonville, Fla. "It confirms other reports the economy is still growing, but at a moderate pace...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/06/19/biz_210083.shtml
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Greenville has biggest home price gain

...1 percent to $153,700. The solid gains in the South partly reflect the long-term demographic trend of people moving from the Northeast to the South and West, said economist Lynn Reaser of Barnett Banks Inc. in Jacksonville, Fla.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/10/biz_208032.shtml
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