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Amazon Is Growing Its Offices In Atlanta

Jun 16, 2017
Ross D. Franklin / Associated Press

Amazon is expanding in Atlanta.

This week’s Atlanta Business Chronicle reports the Seattle-based Internet services giant quietly opened an Atlanta office for its A9.com subsidiary, following its secretive acquisition of local visual search startup Partpic late last year.

The A9 Atlanta office is located in a 20,000 square foot office at Terminus 200 in Buckhead, which it shares with Amazon’s cloud computing services business, or AWS.

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Toshiba has guaranteed more than $3 billion related to construction costs at Georgia Power’s Plant Vogtle. The future of the nuclear expansion at the power plant, which is near Augusta, has been – and still is – up in the air since the Toshiba subsidiary Westinghouse declared bankruptcy earlier this year.

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Joan Marcus / The Public Theater via AP

Delta Air Lines and Bank of America have announced that they are pulling their sponsorship of a Manhattan-based theater company's portrayal of Julius Caesar as a Donald Trump look-alike in a business suit who gets knifed to death on stage.

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Atlanta-based Delta released a statement on Sunday saying it was pulling its sponsorship from The Public Theater "effective immediately."

This Sept. 10, 2008 file photo, chickens huddle in their cages at an egg processing plant at the Dwight Bell Farm in Atwater, Calif.
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A Georgia congressman wants the federal government to let poultry companies speed up their processing lines.

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U.S. Rep. Doug Collins, a Republican from Gainesville, is asking U.S. Agriculture Secretary and former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue to allow poultry processing plants to increase the speed of evisceration lines.

It's the part of the poultry production process in which machines remove chickens' internal organs. 

New Perimeter Study Aims For Better Connectivity

Jun 2, 2017
Atlanta Business Chronicle

A $100,000 study — produced by transportation and engineering consultants Gresham Smith and Partners, Sprinkle Consulting and VHB — suggests the Perimeter Community Improvement Districts, Sandy Springs, Dunwoody and Brookhaven undertake a wide range of projects.

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