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Protestors Demand Banks Help Homeowners

Protestors rallied at Wachovia-Wells Fargo offices in Atlanta today demanding big banks work with homeowners on refinancing their loans.

UPS Earnings Nearly Double

Package delivery giant UPS says its second-quarter earnings are nearly double that of a year ago. The results moved the company to adjust its future earnings forecast.

Coke Shows Double-Digit Sales Gains

Coca-Cola Co.'s second-quarter net income climbed 16 percent.

Troubled Sea Island Co. Sells Land

The sale of more than 20,000 acres on the coast comes while the resort and land development company seeks to restructure itself. Brunswick's largest employer faces massive debt after pursuing luxury customers just before the recession hit.

Delta Could End Brunswick Flights

Business and civic leaders plan to meet with the airline in an effort to prevent a major blow to the local economy.

Tyco Plant Creates 125 Jobs

Tyco International is opening a new distribution center in Georgia.

Ports To Pay For Deeper Harbor

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will only pay for a 47 foot depth, the amount they think is economically justifiable.

Delta Posts Largest Quarterly Profit In Decade

Delta Air Lines reversed a second-quarter loss with with what it says is its largest quarterly profit in a decade.

Nuclear Plant Has More Problems

Nearly two weeks after work halted on an east Georgia nuclear power plant, there are more problems. Southern Company said today that a firm hired by its main contractor, The Shaw Group, had supervisors fill out security questionnaires for their employees. Those questionnaires ask workers about drug and alcohol abuse and workers are supposed to answer those questionnaires personally. The workers involved are no longer working at the site

Car Supplier Plans 173 Jobs

A South Korean company is opening up shop in LaGrange. Hanil E-Hwa is one of a growing number of manufacturers locating to west Georgia to supply the new KIA motor plant. 173 jobs will be filled over three years. Hanil E-Hwa manufactures automotive interior parts such as door trim and seats.

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