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Starbucks baristas will stop writing "Race Together" on cups

The company had planned all along to end the cup messages on Sunday and continue the campaign more broadly, Starbucks spokesman Jim Olson said, adding that the move had nothing to do with the criticism the plan received.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-23/starbucks-baristas-will-st
Larry McCormack

...who played basketball for Columbia (NYC) University as an undergraduate and then received his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School in 1962. Larry joined Fuller, Henry, and Hodge in Toledo and subsequently practiced corporate law...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174427192
US consumer confidence slides after big January gain

Consumer confidence slides after big January gain but remains above pre-recession levels.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-24/us-consumer-confidence-sli
US consumer sentiment slips in February on icy weather

...consumers feeling a bit less confident this month, the University of Michigan says. But confidence levels still remain at the highest level in eight years.The University of Michigan says its index of consumer sentiment slid to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-27/us-consumer-sentiment-slip
US consumer spending slips in December as auto sales weaken

US consumer spending falls 0.3 percent in December, but personal incomes rise.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-02/us-consumer-spending-slips
Economic growth slows, but signs are pointing up

US economy slowed to 2.6 percent annual growth in Q4, but consumer spending is fastest since 2006.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-30/economic-growth-slows-sign
Nation sees increase in jobs, pay in January

A resurgent job market in January signaled that the U.S. economy is regaining the strength of a healthy recovery - with wages rising and people looking for jobs again.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-06/nation-sees-increase-jobs-
US consumer confidence rises in December

...gasoline nationwide costs $2.27, down from $2.78 a month ago.Another measure of consumer confidence - the University of Michigan's consumer sentiment index - jumped this month to 93.6 from 88 in November. Michigan's December reading...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-30/us-consumer-confidence-ris
Jim Harbaugh vows to stay the course with 49ers

...pride you have in being an NFL football professional."Harbaugh wouldn't discuss an NFL Network report that the University of Michigan, his alma mater, had reached out to him about its head coach vacancy."As I've said, as a principle I...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-12-08/jim-harbaugh-vows-stay-course
Lackluster consumer, business spending may slow US growth in final months of 2014

WASHINGTON - U.S. consumers and businesses spent cautiously last month, a sign that strong growth during the spring and summer might decelerate in the final three months of the year.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-26/lackluster-consumer-busine