Monthly Archives: November 2013

Overdue library book could hurt credit score in this Georgia city

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The Augusta library system has turned to a collection agency to help get back more than 25,000 items that are at least six months overdue. ... Read More »

Rapper sells 1,000 $100 Mix Tapes in less than 24 hours!

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Natalie Robehmed Forbes.com 11/06/2013 Last month, unsigned rapper Nipsey Hussle made $100,000 by selling 1,000 copies of his latest mixtape, Crenshaw, for $100 each. Hussle ... Read More »

5 business takeaways from ‘A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving’

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No matter what’s on your menu this holiday season, it’s just not a holiday without Peanuts. If I can’t watch Charlie Brown’s epic football kicking ... Read More »

Madonna is once again the world’s highest-paid musician (Forbes)

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By Colin Stutz, THR | November 21, 2013 1:27 PM EST Madonna and Lady Gaga may be pop-diva rivals, but there’s no question who came ... Read More »

President Obama to visit Dreamworks Animation during a visit to L.A.

President Obama speaks in the Brady Briefing Room of the White House. (Michael Reynolds / EPA / November 21, 2013)

Jay-Z does it, Oprah does it, and apparently Jeffrey Katzenberg does too! (Have close ties with President Obama). Katzenberg and his staff at Dreamworks Animation ... Read More »

Hartsfield-Jackson announces 2013 Thanksgiving travel forecast

Nearly 1.8 million passengers are expected to pass through Hartsfield-Jackson this Thanksgiving season, a 3.3% increase over 2012.

Photo: Atlanta Business Chronicle Travelers utilizing planes, trains and automobiles (but mostly planes) to get to loved ones will be on the upswing this Thanksgiving ... Read More »

Atlanta’s civil rights legacy helped it land Nobel summit

Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Peace Prize winner


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A host of international leaders and celebrities were on hand for the “pre-announcement ceremony” Friday morning of the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates — ... Read More »

Jury Verdict: Samsung must pay Apple an additional $290M

A federal jury leaned toward Apple in determining damages in the latest round of the Apple-Samsung patent case. -
Andrey Rudakov

Samsung Electronics must pay Apple Inc. an additional $290 million in damages for infringing iPhone and iPad patents, the Associated Press reported. A U.S. District ... Read More »

Pushing Patients to Seek Value, Whatever That Is

Ramin Rahimian for The New York Times

This story appears in The New York Times ‘Your Money’ section on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013. Peter Kreutzer is, in many ways, an ideal patient. ... Read More »

Navigating a Transformed Insurance Marketplace

Matt Roth for the New York Times

Tips to evaluate your options under the plans offered by the Affordable Care Act. ESSENTIAL benefits. Flexible benefits. High deductibles. Coinsurance. Bronze, silver, gold, platinum. ... Read More »