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Southern Co.'s Vogtle costs could top $8 billion, state analysis says

...documents show that staffers at the Public Service Com mis sion are compiling a record of testimony showing how Southern Co. executives promised the plant's original cost estimate was reasonable and rejected suggestions that they account for the possibility...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-13/southern-cos-vogtle-costs-cou
RadioShack files for bankruptcy protection, to sell stores

...to find a long-term plan to stay in business.RadioShack worked hard on its turnaround efforts, hiring Walgreen Co. executive Joe Magnacca as its CEO and former Treasury Department adviser Harry J. Wilson as chief revitalization officer. It also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-05/radioshack-files-bankruptc
1-year delay possible at Plant Vogtle, watchdog says

...about this with the company for a long time."The word "imprudent" is certain to get the attention of Southern Co. executives. By law, the state's elected utility regulators can prevent Georgia Power, a regulated monopoly, from billing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-16/1-year-delay-possible-plant-
Grant through Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation moves up GRU cancer trials for kids

...exactly what the foundation was hoping for in creating the grants this year, said Jay Scott, Alex's father and Co-Executive Director of the foundation."If you think of cutting out a couple of years, there are going to be kids that have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-12-09/grant-through-alexs-lemon
Promises of easier nuclear power plant construction fall short in new round of building

...more than the originally budgeted $6.1 billion on its share of the project.Joseph "Buzz" Miller, a Southern Co. executive tasked with building the nuclear plant, thinks building in modules can still work, despite the recent trouble...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-26/promises-easier-nuclear-power
Plant Vogtle's spent fuel storage site delayed till October

...commercial nuclear plant operators, however, have lobbied for reinstatement of the Yucca Mountain project.Southern Co. executives who testified before a Blue Ribbon Commission exploring spent fuel disposal alternatives said its customers have paid...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-04-30/plant-vogtles-spent-fuel-stor
Deal blames Vogtle's cost overruns on nuclear critics

...ironic when people involved in lawsuits "complain about the cost of the litigation they initiated."Georgia Power Co. executives, however, cite different reasons for the cost overruns: the longer-than-expected time for the U.S. Nuclear...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-07-16/dean-blames-vogtles-cost-o
PSC begins review of Vogtle overage

...to its customers without commission authorization.Public Service Commissioner Tim Echols asked whether Southern Co. executives had considered an agreement like one reached in Mississippi. Faced with cost overruns while building a plant there...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-07-18/psc-begins-review-vogtle-over
'Homegrown' research at GRU gets award grant of $375,000

...stood out from all of the ones that we received as being potentially impactful to kids with cancer," said Jay Scott, co-executive director of the foundation. "One of the things we like to do with our grants is, could this project impact a kid with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-01-08/homegrown-research-gru-gets-
Business news

...boost stock prices, and encourage more spending.Ford predicts profits will fall in 2nd quarter A top Ford Motor Co. executive said Wednesday that the company's second-quarter pretax profits could fall below the first quarter because of rising...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-06-15/business-news