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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

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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

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

Attorneys for slain teen question officer's role in his death

Attorneys for the family of a teenager shot and killed as an officer was trying to serve a warrant are questioning what really happened and whether there is evidence that was never collected.

9:47 PM, Mar 5, 2014

Donna Lowry

Donna Lowry is the state of Georgia's only full time Education Reporter. She created both the CLASSNOTES and award-winning CLASS ACT segments that are regular features on 11Alive News.

10:46 AM, Dec 4, 2013

Atlanta's Best Places to Work honored

On Sept. 13, Atlanta Business Chronicle named the 2013 Atlanta's Best Places To Work.

9:04 AM, Sep 16, 2013

Spring Beauty

Spring is a great way to freshen up after being covered up and cold all winter long.

12:56 PM, Apr 1, 2014

Puddles is Atlanta's sad clown with a golden voice

A 7-foot clown walks into a circus-themed corn dog restaurant and is mostly ignored. They don't know what's about to happen. I do. 

8:42 PM, Nov 26, 2013

Family insists teen killed by officer was unarmed

As the state investigators examine a deadly shooting involving a Euharlee police officer, family members of the victim are questioning the details of what happened.

6:48 PM, Feb 19, 2014

Scott Fogle & Tim Wise - Advocate

You may be surprised to find out how Advocate thrived after launching just days before the September 11th attacks.

12:00 PM, Apr 19, 2014

Stephen McDaniel expected in court for pre-trial motions

A judge will hear pre-trial motions by the defense for accused murderer Stephen McDaniel in a Bibb County courtroom on Monday.

7:48 AM, Sep 16, 2013

Gwinnett police tackle the case of the sleepy suspects

Four sleepy teenagers are now napping at the Gwinnett County jail, charged with breaking into cars in the town of Dacula.

6:00 PM, Jul 29, 2011
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