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Detroit - Auto sales fell in november, and though they still outpaced a dismal October, the results were disappointing to U.S. automakers who introduced a flurry of discounts to lure buyers to showrooms. Sport utility vehicle sales slid again.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/02/bus_28321.shtml
Business
Delphi bankruptcy could hurt GM talks

DETROIT - General Motors Corp. has been negotiating with the United Auto Workers for months in an attempt to lower its skyrocketing health care costs, but those talks could be jeopardized by Delphi Corp.'s bankruptcy, analysts said Monday.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/11/bus_11298.shtml
Business
Tyson: Millions of dollars gone on diamonds, limos, rugs

NEW YORK -- A diamond necklace worth as much as some houses. More than $300,000 in limousine rides. Sixty thousand dollars worth of rugs.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/06/oth_383334.shtml
Other sports
Augusta Mall's first big loss could cost 145 jobs

The closing of Macy's at Augusta Mall this spring could jeopardize as many as 145 jobs and hand the mall its first major loss. Federated Department Stores Inc. announced Tuesday it would close the store after liquidation sales within the next two months. The company's Rich's store at the mall will remain unchanged.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/23/met_334445.shtml
Metro
Biz Bits

Oil fell Tuesday after China said it will raise interest rates again to help control inflation. Declining gasoline demand in the U.S. and a rare oil shipment from Libya also pulled crude lower later in the day.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/biz-bits/2011-04-05/biz-bits
Biz Bits | Business
Chrysler plans to cut two area dealerships

Chrysler took a bite out of its dealer network Thursday, and the teeth were felt by two local dealerships.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/05/15/met_524079.shtml
Metro
Business briefs

...for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as it grapples with more than $22 billion in debt. The filing in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in New York will allow Calpine to continue normal operations at its power plants and facilities in the United States...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/22/bus_34954.shtml
Business
Spiegel Group looking for buyer of Eddie Bauer business

CHICAGO -- The Spiegel Group is looking for a buyer for its Eddie Bauer clothing and home furnishing business after German billionaire Michael Otto was unable to reach a deal to retain control of the company, a Spiegel spokeswoman said Tuesday.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/07/bus_411280.shtml
Business
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