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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

TELLING THE STORY: Emily Bowman's emotional homecoming

So often, many of us in newsrooms become seduced by storyline instead of substance.

7:44 AM, Jul 3, 2013

GO BARVES! It's not just a misspelling, it's an Internet parody

It's not just a T-shirt bearing the colors and script and tomahawk logo of the Atlanta Braves.  The shirt, produced by a husband and wife Atlanta-based marketing company, is a very subtle spoof that starts with two transposed letters.

4:24 PM, May 8, 2012

Houston shares secret to stop wrong way drivers

In August, five people died on metro Atlanta freeways in wrong way crashes. More than 100 people have died in Georgia in the past five years.  11Alive reached out to communities across the country to see if any of them had tackled the problem successfully. Our search sent us to Houston.

12:17 PM, Nov 15, 2012

Skyline Pest Solutions

Do you have critter problems?

1:10 PM, Mar 20, 2014

Strong Lash

12:11 PM, Apr 16, 2014

Snowjam: Volunteers save injured stray dog despite gridlock

This is the story about some terrific people who braved it all, that stormy afternoon and night of the snowjam last week, to get their new, best friend to the vet.

12:39 AM, Feb 4, 2014

Slow cookers could pose potential health hazard

11Alive's Center for Investigative Action wants to warn you about a potential hazard in your kitchen. It has taken some of our viewers by surprise and has even caused some injuries. 

5:57 AM, May 9, 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

Miss Delaware Teen USA resigns after sex video surfaces

Melissa King, Miss Delaware Teen USA, resigned her crown after facing questions about an online sex video that claims to star her.

2:17 PM, Feb 27, 2013

Man charged with infecting women with HIV

An Atlanta man is accused of knowingly spreading HIV to two women by sleeping with them without telling them he was HIV positive.

5:47 AM, Aug 30, 2012
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