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In this Nov. 4, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally in Hershey, Pa.
Evan Vucci / Associated Press file

If President Donald Trump were anyone else, he'd be fired, or at least reprimanded, for his latest tweets attacking a female TV host, social media and workplace experts say.

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Seth Perlman / Associated Press

Fewer people are popping open a can of Coca-Cola compared to a decade ago.

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The company has seen a decline in net revenue and profit growth has slowed. In April, Coca-Cola announced impending job cuts to yield “productivity savings.”

Buckhead Penthouse Condo To Sell For Over $6M

Jun 19, 2017
Al Such / WABE

The penthouse of the planned 21-story Emerson Buckhead tower is under contract for more than $6 million. According to this week’s Atlanta Business Chronicle that price tag could make it possibly one of the most expensive sales of an unfinished high-rise condo in the city’s history.

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 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.

John Bazemore / Associated Press

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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