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Graniteville Train Accident | The Augusta Chronicle

...the owners of Avondale Mills, which closed in 2006. Changes in the federal regulations that guide the country's railroad industry might decrease the risk of having another accident similar to the one that shook Graniteville awake early on Jan. 5...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/graniteville-train-accident
Columbia County Commission | The Augusta Chronicle

...Planning Com mis sion will approve a $20 million water park he's ... The sudden pause in rezoning has left residents and industry leaders questioning whether a ban is a way to keep pace with developers and preserve the community?s high quality of life...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/government/columbia-county-commission
US manufacturing slows as orders and hiring weaken

...in the survey that business is starting to improve as it's "thawing out of this crazy winter."Out of 18 manufacturing industries, 10 reported growth and seven reported an outright decline in March. Among the sectors that declined are apparel, textiles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-01/us-manufacturing-slows-ord
US auto sales tap the brakes in March, but outlook strong

...Wednesday.March didn't see the kind of big increases the industry has gotten used to. U.S. auto sales were up 14 percent...had one less weekend than last March.Still, March gave the industry a taste of what's to come as U.S. new-car sales reach...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-01/us-auto-sales-tap-brakes-m
Augusta-based vodka brand spreading across state

...because they expand too fast with such a limited budget."Kato has spent about two decades working in the distilled spirits industry. She has worked at CNN as a contributor, written a Japanese cocktail book, established a consulting agency working with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-04-01/augusta-bas
Food industry asks farms to consider breeding no-horn cows

...and restaurants are taking the dairy industry by the horns on an animal welfare issue...dehorn cows, but experts say the dairy industry has been slow to expand polled genetics...polled cattle into their herds.The beef industry already has largely adopted polled cattle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-29/food-industry-ask-dairy-fa
Big rigs often go faster than tires can handle

...without consulting the tire industry.Safety advocates and tire...and the tire and trucking industries point the finger at each other...Trucking Associations, an industry group, says it opposes speed...officials.Tire and trucking industry groups blame the states for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-31/big-rigs-often-go-faster-t
AP study projects average MLB salary tops $4 million for first time this year

...gyms, not warehouses.In a $9 billion industry propelled by ballpark luxury suites and...including the national TV contracts), the industry has never been healthier."Last year...haven't reached since 2011."The industry is doing very well," Yankees outfielder...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-31/ap-study-projects-averag
McDonald's to test all-day breakfast at some locations in San Diego area starting next month

...speculate on any outcomes from the test.Janney Capital Markets had released an analyst note earlier Monday saying that their industry sources had told them that McDonald's planned to test all-day breakfast in the U.S. The analyst note was released before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-30/mcdonalds-test-all-day-bre
Altera's stock soars after report of possible Intel acquisition

...Altera's stock soared to its highest price in nearly four years Friday after a report that the chipmaker is in talks to be sold to industry leader Intel.The Wall Street Journal didn't cite any sources in its report about the negotiations and cautioned that a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-27/alteras-stock-soars-after-