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A reluctant 'yes' to automakers' rescue

...shrank by 50 percent, 2.5 million U.S. jobs would disappear over the first year from auto factory floors and satellite businesses. The impact would be catastrophic, sending the unemployment rate well into double digits. Moreover, an auto...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/11/11/edi_482936.shtml
Editorials
Avondale's death throes

...closure will kick the job toll higher than the 2,000 jobs lost at its seven area facilities. Also affected will be satellite businesses spawned by the mill - eateries, grocery and convenience stores, dry cleaners, professional services such as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/25/edi_82783.shtml
Editorials
Energy pluses and minuses

...commercial reactor at SRS would cost about $1 billion to build, and create up to 400 jobs - not counting all the satellite businesses and jobs. It also would put back to work some of the hundreds of nuclear power scientists and engineers who have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/09/edi_444335.shtml
Editorials | Savannah River Site
Embrace our Sweetheart

...that closing plants have on local communities. The human toll that plant closures take on workers, families, satellite businesses and local government services is simply not their problem. Not all large businesses are that insensitive, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/10/edi_408240.shtml
Editorials
Will investors listen to sell ratings on stocks?

...Boeing announced that it will take a second-quarter charge of about $1.1 billion as a result of its ailing satellite businesses. It's refreshing to see analysts taking this kind of proactive stance, given the controversy stemming from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/21/fin_381730.shtml
Finance
Fort Gordon needs you

...on the Georgia side of the river, 17,000 jobs would be lost - and that's not counting the ripple effect on satellite businesses that depend on Fort Gordon. Now that the awareness level is up, says Tuckey, the next step is what to do about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/24/edi_373470.shtml
Editorials
Business briefs

...obtain an application for a business loan, call (803) 641-3646. Satellite seminar scheduled for November A satellite business seminar that features nationally acclaimed business leaders and authors will team up with a panel of local company...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/01/bus_271976.shtml
Business | Aiken City Council | Club Car
Murdoch reaches tentative satellite deal with Primestar

...Primestar, primarily owned by the nation's big cable companies, is the No. 2 player in the direct broadcast satellite business, following DirecTV, with which Murdoch also held talks. The young industry has only about 5 million subscribers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/28/biz_209011.shtml
XXX Bizarre
Raytheon wins bidding for GM's Hughes Electronics

...by GM, has been a success at converting Cold War technology to commercial use. It still has a huge commercial satellite business, including the pending acquisition of PanAmSat, DirecTV home satellite, and the Delco auto electronics operations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/01/17/biz_202677.shtml
XXX Bizarre
Failed wireless venture LightSquared files for bankruptcy

...LightSquared employed 168 people in the U.S. and Canada, according to court papers. The company said its satellite business, with 300,000 users, generated revenue of about $30 million a year.LightSquared's biggest unsecured creditors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-05-14/failed-wireless-venture-li