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Gov. Deal says transportation sales tax needed to sustain Georgia progress
Georgia needs a penny sales tax increase for transportation to sustain growth and progress, Gov. Nathan Deal said Monday. Savannah Morning News
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Oklahoma Judge Overturns Law Arbitrarily Restricting Medication Abortions
A state judge has ruled that the Oklahoma law that severely restricts “the ways in which doctors can treat women with abortion-inducing drugs” is unconstitutional. In his ruling overturning the 2011 law, Judge Donald Worthington wrote that the law violates a woman’s right to privacy and bodily integrity. And Worthington added that the law ignores medical standards, according to RH Reality Check: Think Progress
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Call center bringing 500 jobs to Tennessee
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — A new call center will bring an eventual 500 jobs to Clarksville. Agero, which takes calls for roadside assistance, announced Monday the company would place an $8.2 million center in the city, beginning business on Oct. 29.
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Some Alabama farmers planting fewer crops, citing immigration crackdown
ONEONTA — Some Alabama farmers said they are planting less produce rather than risk having tomatoes and other crops rot in the fields a second straight year because of labor shortages linked to the state’s crackdown on illegal immigration. Montgomery Advertiser
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ThyssenKrupp may sell Alabama steel facility
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- ThyssenKrupp said today it may seek a partner for its Alabama plant or sell the facility amid slow demand in North America, Bloomberg News says. Germany's largest steelmaker is considering a similar fate for its Brazilian slab-making operations, which feed the $5 billion steel plant near Mobile, Bloomberg said. Bloomberg via Birmingham News
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BNSF to invest $130 million to improve rail capacity in Mo.
Officials from BNSF Railway Co. said today the company plans to invest an estimated $130 million on maintenance and rail capacity improvement projects in Missouri this year. St. Louis Business Journal
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Government jobs account for 11.63% of Orlando's work force
The government sector doesn’t have a very big piece of the job market pie in Orlando, according to an On Numbers analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data. Orlando Business Journal
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Austin's best places to work are...
Seventy companies in Central Texas have been selected as finalists in the Austin Business Journal's 2012 Best Places to Work contest. Austin Business Journal
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Emerson opens huge office in Round Rock, 800 jobs coming
Emerson Process Management cut the ribbon Tuesday on an office in Round Rock that will soon employ more than 800 workers. Austin Business Journal
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Why do conservatives hate freedom?
Why do conservatives hate freedom? The question may be startling. After all, don’t conservatives claim they are protecting liberty in America against liberal statism, which they compare to communism or fascism? But the conservative idea of “freedom” is a very peculiar one, which excludes virtually every kind of liberty that ordinary Americans take for granted. Salon
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