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Health insurance giant's database hacked

INDIANAPOLIS - Hackers broke into a health insurance database storing information for about 80 million people in an attack bound to stoke fears many Americans have.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-05/health-insurance-giants-da
Aetna 4Q profit drops but meets forecasts, guidance climbs

Aetna's fourth-quarter earnings slid 37 percent as the health insurer spent more to grow its business, but its performance matched expectations and the company raised its forecast for the year.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-03/aetna-4q-profit-drops-meet
Union asks refinery workers to strike as talks hit impasse

The United Steelworkers Union called for its refinery workers to stage their largest walkout in more than 30 years Sunday, saying its negotiations with Shell Oil Co. had broken down less than two weeks after they began.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-01/union-asks-refinery-worker
P&G fiscal 2Q earnings drop, hurt by exchange rates

Procter & Gamble's second-quarter earnings sank 31 percent as the strong U.S. dollar cut into the performance of the world's largest consumer products maker.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-27/pg-fiscal-2q-earnings-drop
McDonald's faces employee lawsuit over franchisee behavior

Some McDonald's workers who say they were fired because of their race are suing the fast-food giant, accusing it of dodging responsibility for the discrimination and harassment they say they endured.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-22/mcdonalds-faces-employee-l
Slain couple known for charity

...half-staff."If someone lives their life like this and this happens, it really tests your faith," said their neighbor, Tom Murphy.In McRae, the Runions' slaying shocked residents. In the tiny city about 80 miles southeast of Macon, a public...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-28/slain-couple-known-cha
FedEx misses Street 2Q forecasts, but profit jumps 23 pct

FedEx 2Q profit jumps 23 percent, but performance misses expectations.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2014-12-17/fedex-misses-stree
Businesses with name 'Isis' fight bad brand image

Aeran Brent is tired of visitors asking about her store's name. Unfortunately, that's life for a small business owner whose shop - Isis Bridal and Formal - shares a name with ISIS, the acronym of a notorious Islamic militant group.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-03/businesses-name-isis-fight
Dollar General launches hostile, $9.1 billion bid for rival discounter Family Dollar

Dollar General is going hostile with its $9.1 billion bid for Family Dollar after its rival repeatedly rejected previous offers.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-10/dollar-general-launches-ho
CVS changes name, stops tobacco sales early

As CVS sharpens its focus on customer health, the nation's second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly a month sooner than planned.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-03/cvs-changes-name-stops-tob