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Authorities go after crooked car deals in national crackdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — A nationwide crackdown on auto dealers has turned up widespread evidence of false ads, deceptive loans and fake odometer readings.

An investigation led by the Federal Trade Commission and law enforcement has led to 252 enforcement actions and $2.6 million in consumer refunds and fees. 103 more words

National

Smith Brothers reopens in downtown Savannah

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WJCL) — A longtime fixture in downtown Savannah is returning to its roots.

Smith Brothers Butcher Shop opened its brand new store on Liberty Street Thursday morning. 157 more words

Local News

Tybee's North Beach might lose parking to amusement rides

TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. (WJCL) — Several parking spots near Tybee Island’s North Beach might be lost and replaced by an amusement attraction.

On Thursday, city council will discuss renting out space to added a ride. 200 more words

Local News

Egypt to send expert team to explore Kenya opportunities.

The Egyptian Government will send a team of experts to Kenya to explore opportunities for strengthening economic ties in order to champion intra-Africa trade and South-South cooperation. 298 more words

KENYA

Stop before start - Startup lessons learned!

I have gone through several experiences and ups and downs in my career. One was launching a startup which had a significant impact and reason for me to write this post to share the lessons learned and why we should stop on a starting line for a moment before we run. 1,205 more words

Technology

Austin mayor outraged by 'white people only' stickers posted on businesses

(CNN) — Someone is posting stickers that say “exclusively for white people” on businesses in the Texas capital of Austin. And the mayor is not amused. 155 more words

National

'Race Together': Starbucks stirs up controversy with race relation campaign

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(ABC News) — The next time you go to Starbucks, you may see more than your name scribbled on the side of your cup. 200 more words

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