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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.
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.
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.
RadioShack to close mall stores

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