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Augusta University gains most Post-9/11 GI Bill students, dollars in 2014

According to the latest data from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, use of the Post-9/11 GI Bill at Augusta University increased by 175 students and $3.2 million in 2014.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-10-09/augusta-university-gains-
Georgia business gets nation's first crowdfunding OK

...opportunity to raise funds in seven additional states, the first multi-state authority granted by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission under the U.S. JOBS Act.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-25/georgia-business-gets-nati
9 accused of making $30 million using hacked press releases

9 charged with making $30 million on Wall Street by hacking into corporate press releases.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-11/9-accused-making-30-millio
RadioShack to close mall stores

RadioShack identified its stores in the Augusta Mall and Aiken Mall for closure as part of its bankruptcy proceedings.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-06/radioshack-close-mall-stor
RadioShack files for bankruptcy protection, to sell stores

Struggling consumer electronics chain RadioShack, founded nearly a century ago, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection late Thursday. It plans to sell 1,500 to 2,400 stores to its largest shareholder, Standard General, and has filed a motion to proceed with closing the remainder of its U.S. stores.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-05/radioshack-files-bankruptc
Bank merger would combine Augusta's First Bank of Georgia with Atlanta financial corporation

...institutions is pending regulatory approvals and consent from Georgia-Carolina Bancshares shareholders. State Bank Financial has filed a registration statement for the proposed transaction with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-06-24/bank-merger
Plant Vogtle expansion delayed 18 months

...18-month delay to complete the expansion project, according to a document filed Thursday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission by the utility.Westinghouse Electric Co. and CB&I notified Georgia Power that Units 3 and 4 won't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-29/plant-vogtle-expansion-delay
Group files ethics complaint against Sanford

Advo­cacy groups filed ethics complaints against N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory and U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford of South Carolina over six-figure stock payouts they received.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-12/group-files-ethics-complaint-
Backlash stirs in US against foreign worker visas

Amid calls for expanding the nation's so-called H-1B visa program, there is growing pushback from Americans who argue the program has been hijacked to import cheaper, lower-level workers to replace more expensive U.S. employees.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-06/backlash-stirs-us-against-
Senators investigating recalls target GM's legal staff, call for firing top lawyer

WASHINGTON - Lawmakers on Thursday demanded General Motors fire its chief lawyer and open its compensation plan to more potential victims as a Senate subcommittee delved deeper into GM's problems.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-17/senators-investigating-rec