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Friday, February 23, 2018

Agency seeks fine for violations at Georgia nuclear plant

A federal agency Wednesday proposed a $145,000 fine for safety violations at Plant Vogtle, saying employees failed to perform “vital” checks of equipment and conditions at the nuclear plant in eastern Georgia.

Judge orders gov’t review of Keystone pipeline documents

Federal officials must go back and review documents related to the disputed Keystone XL oil pipeline, under a Wednesday court ruling that came after environmentalists accused President Donald Trump’s administration of withholding details on the project’s approval.

Georgia-Pacific to build new lumber plant in east Georgia

An Atlanta-based firm is announcing plans for a new softwood lumber production facility in east Georgia.

Ford ousts top exec over ‘inappropriate behavior’

Ford Motor Co. has ousted one of its top executives over allegations of inappropriate behavior.

Fed officials: Stronger economy boosts chance for rate hikes

 Federal Reserve officials at their meeting saw a brightening global economic picture and the effects of recently passed tax cuts raising the prospect for solid growth and continued interest rate increases.

Toy makers turn to the toilet for poop-inspired toys

Toy makers have gone to the toilet for their latest creations.

Facebook forges ahead with kids app despite expert criticism

Facebook is forging ahead with its messaging app for kids, despite child experts who have pressed the company to shut it down.

Police: UberEATS driver charged with killing customer

Police said Thornton ordered delivery from UberEATS late Saturday and went outside his Buckhead apartment complex for his food. Investigators say witnesses told them Thornton and the driver exchanged words before the shooting.

Cities pitching diversity in efforts to lure businesses

Some cities and regions are highlighting racial diversity along with positive business climates, competitive tax rates and available land in pitches to lure tech companies and high-paying jobs to town.

South Georgia Insurance Agent Arrested on Fraud Charges

The woman was charged with twenty‐eight counts of insurance fraud for allegedly misappropriating her customer’s insurance premium payments for personal use.      
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