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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.
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.
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.
US prosecutor: Hedge fund giant SAC Capital to plead guilty to fraud in NYC, pay $1.8 billion

NEW YORK - SAC Capital Advisors will plead guilty to criminal fraud charges, stop investing money for others and pay $1.8 billion to resolve criminal and civil claims against the hedge fund giant.
Chrysler Group prepares for IPO

The automaker is proceeding with the IPO after it failed to reach an agreement on the value of the stock with the retiree trust that owns it.
Across the region

...argument. The names of the victims have not been released.In other newsDUKE ENERGY reports to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it's paying former Progress Energy CEO Bill Johnson as much as $10.3 million. Johnson was...