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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

Local Man Last 'Enola Gay' Survivor

The last surviving crew member of the B-29  "Enola Gay" that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima lives in Stone Mountain. Theodore "Dutch" Van Kirk invited 11Alive News over to share his memories on Veterans Day.

8:53 PM, Nov 11, 2010

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

Medical Weight Loss Solutions

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1:43 PM, Jul 29, 2014

Action Ministries

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

12:47 PM, Jul 23, 2014

Catch It Quick Chicken Dish

The easy recipe is sure to score big points for the big game!

12:52 PM, Feb 4, 2010

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

Father and mother of woman who died in fall from hotel sues

The father of a woman who died after a fall from 10th-story Atlanta hotel room has filed a lawsuit against the hotel and its corporate owner.

4:47 PM, Jun 7, 2011

Making Cell Phone Call Forces AirTran Flight Back to Terminal

An AirTran Passenger continuing a cell phone call during taxi for takeoff forces plane back to gate

7:13 PM, Nov 19, 2009

Free dental care on Saturday, September 8

For the sixth year in a row, Dr. Nooredin Nurani is opening his practice, the Center for Cosmetic and Sedation Dentistry, to the public for free dental procedures on Saturday September 8.

10:23 AM, Sep 7, 2012

Agape Youth and Family Center

The Great Backpack Giveaway

 

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