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Saturday, December 16, 2017

Facebook: Social media scrolling can make you feel bad

It’s not quite like tobacco companies warning about the dangers of smoking, but Facebook is acknowledging something many already know: Using social media can be bad for your health.

Uber driver in Georgia accused of raping 16-year-old girl

Police say the teenager had been at an area bar drinking with friends, who called Uber to get her home. The officers obtained identifying information on the driver and vehicle information and Thursday arrested a 58-year-old

Deal: Assurant to Expand in Georgia

A company specializing in risk management solutions is expanding in Georgia.

Georgia company cited for improper trench protections

A Georgia company is in hot water with a federal agency for failing to protect its employees from trench collapse hazards.

Georgia commission may vote next week on Vogtle reactors

The Georgia agency that regulates utilities could decide next week whether to complete or cancel Plant Vogtle project.

University of Georgia, Army Cyber Command eye partnerships

A civilian Army official, Ronald Pontius, says the command would take up University of Georgia Vice President for Research David Lee’s offer during a UGA conference on informatics, or big data.

Bitcoin futures rise as virtual currency hits major exchange

The first-ever bitcoin future began trading Sunday as the increasingly popular virtual currency made its debut on a major U.S. exchange.

Sexual misconduct often part of the job in hospitality work

In the wake of sexual misconduct allegations against several prominent men in entertainment, politics and journalism, accounts like the ones these women share quietly play out in restaurants, bars and hotels across the country and rarely get the headlines.

Analysts raise concerns about cost of nuclear project

Analysts appointed by a state agency say a multi-billion dollar nuclear project in east Georgia should be cancelled.

A stronger global economy is helping boost the US job market

he U.S. job market is benefiting from an unlikely source: Other countries.

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