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Big beer merger leaves future uncertain for competitors

LONDON - Heineken, Molson Coors and Carlsberg are storied brewers that trace their roots back hundreds of years. But the merger of their two biggest competitors leaves such midsize brewers without a clear way forward.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-12/big-beer-merger-leaves-fut
World's top brewers finalize $107 billion tie-up, sell Miller brand to ease US market concerns

LONDON - The world's two biggest beer makers will join forces to create a company that produces almost a third of the world's beer. But in the U.S., the deal will not bring arch rivals Budweiser and Miller under the same roof.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-11/worlds-top-brewers-finaliz
Who knew about it and who directed it? 'Tsunami' of legal trouble for VW in emissions scandal

WASHINGTON - Legal experts say the automaker is likely to face significant legal problems, including criminal charges, arising from its admission that millions of its vehicles contained software designed to help cheat emissions tests.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-27/who-knew-about-it-and-who-
The meter is running

Researchers at the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute said this year that the average American driver burns about 583 gallons of fuel.Unfortunately...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-10-22/meter-running
Governor Nathan Deal names Robyn Crittenden to head the Department of Human Services

...Powell, Goldstein, Frazer & Murphy.Crittenden received a bachelor's degree from Yale and a law degree from the University of Michigan. She has one child and resides in Tucker.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-09/governor-names-human-service
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 drops in May

WASHINGTON - A weak U.S. economy pulled down consumer sentiment in May.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-29/us-consumer-sentiment-drop
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
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
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...

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