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Author: more seniors choosing illegal Golden Girls homes

7:37 PM, Mar 10, 2014

Metro Atlanta baby boomer writing a book about more senior citizens choosing to violate zoning ordinances for companionship and cost savings

More Economy Headlines

Metro's unemployment rate declines to 7.0 percent

8:01 PM, Dec 27, 2013

Metro Atlanta's unemployment rate decreased to 7.0 percent in November, down seven-tenths of a percentage point from 7.7 percent in October.

Federal unemployment benefits end Saturday

11:23 AM, Dec 27, 2013

Some 1.3 million Americans are set to lose their unemployment benefits Saturday.

Holiday sales down for 3rd week

3:52 AM, Dec 24, 2013

After a strong start to the holiday shopping season, sales have fallen for the third consecutive week as Americans continue to hold back on spending during what is traditionally the busiest buying period of the year.

Senate to vote on Yellen for Fed chair in January

2:58 AM, Dec 20, 2013

Call it a holiday truce.

State's unemployment rate lowest in 5 years

2:26 AM, Dec 19, 2013

Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased to 7.7 percent in November, its lowest point since November 2008, when it was 7.6 percent.

Fed will reduce bond purchases by $10B in January

2:06 AM, Dec 19, 2013

The Federal Reserve says it will reduce its $85 billion a month in bond purchases by $10 billion starting in January, citing a stronger U.S. job market. And it says it will take further steps to reduce the pace of the purchases next year if that improvement continues.

Shopping season: a disappointment so far

2:06 AM, Dec 19, 2013

Sparse crowds at malls and "50 percent off" signs at The Gap, AnnTaylor and other stores give a clue as to how the holiday season is going.

Congress reaches budget agreement

6:20 PM, Dec 18, 2013

Congress has sent President Barack Obama bipartisan legislation scaling back across-the-board spending cuts on programs ranging from the Pentagon to the national park system.

Tea Party plans lawsuit against Cobb Braves stadium deal

8:20 PM, Dec 12, 2013

Tea Party activists want a judge to slow down the deal for a new Atlanta Braves stadium backed by $300-million worth of Cobb County tax dollars.

Fewer US homes entered foreclosure path in Nov.

3:25 AM, Dec 12, 2013

The number of U.S. homes entering the path to foreclosure or winding up repossessed by lenders has fallen to levels not see in more than six years.

Survey: Fed economic stimulus will end in 2014

3:16 AM, Dec 9, 2013

A majority of business economists believe the Federal Reserve will begin to pull back on its massive economic stimulus program early next year, according to a recent survey.

Development tax deal will cost Cobb schools short-term loss

9:57 PM, Dec 5, 2013

Facing an $80-mil. deficit, Cobb County schools question tax deal for new development that supporters say will pay off big in the long run

American Cancer Society

The Road to Recovery Program

3:25 PM, Jul 30, 2014

Castle Roofing

Don't let pop-up thunderstorms damage your roof.

12:01 PM, Jul 31, 2014

Action Ministries

3rd annual Smart Lunch, Smart Kid summer feeding program.

12:47 PM, Jul 23, 2014

Full coverage of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi

Follow the latest news, results and video highlights of the 2014 Winter Games.

1:22 PM, Feb 10, 2014

Paul Crawley

Paul Crawley joined 11Alive News in August of 1978 primarily as a general assignment reporter.

8:54 AM, Jul 15, 2013

Kids Use CPR to save 12 week old baby

What would you do if your child all of a sudden stopped breathing? It's a frightening scenario that one Marietta mother found herself in just last week.

5:55 PM, Mar 14, 2013

Top 10 Farmers Markets in Metro Atlanta

We've compiled a list of the Top 10 Farmers Markets in Metro Atlanta for foodies, organic food enthusiasts and people looking for something to do.

7:59 AM, Apr 16, 2011

Chef Joe Truex

Putting a new twist on a southern favorite.

1:49 PM, Jul 30, 2014

Torax Medical

You know that awful pain you feel after you eat or as you fall asleep? What you may not realize is that these symptoms could be a sign of a more serious condition.

1:14 PM, Jul 10, 2014

Georgia Food Oasis

For many metro Atlanta neighborhoods, fresh and healthy food options are very limited.

1:50 PM, Jul 30, 2014
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