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Graphic Packaging: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 20, 2024 16:48 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — ATLANTA (AP) — Graphic Packaging Holding Co. (GPK) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $196 million. On a per-share basis, the Atlanta-based company said it had net income of 64 cents. Earnings, adjusted for amortization costs and non-recurring costs,...

Georgia state trooper dies after being struck by vehicle while investigating crash

Feb. 20, 2024 13:32 PM EST

MORROW, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia state trooper was struck and killed by a vehicle Tuesday as he investigated an earlier crash on Interstate 75 south of Atlanta, authorities said. Trooper First Class Chase Redner died at an Atlanta hospital after the crash in Clayton County, the Georgia...

Home Depot's strong fourth quarter overshadowed by weakening sales and expectations for 2024

Feb. 20, 2024 07:42 AM EST

Home Depot's sales continued to fade during the fourth quarter as the country's largest home improvement retailer feels the impact of high mortgage rates and inflation on its customers. While quarterly results topped Wall Street expectations, the company's sales expectations for...

Home Depot: Fiscal Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 20, 2024 06:08 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — ATLANTA (AP) — The Home Depot Inc. (HD) on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter profit of $2.8 billion. The Atlanta-based company said it had net income of $2.82 per share. The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of 15...

In an Atlanta suburb, youth tackle football is a way of life

Feb. 19, 2024 10:17 AM EST

BUFORD, Ga. (AP) — Four days before the biggest game of their lives, dozens of 6- and 7-year-olds wearing full pads and Kelly-green jerseys bounded onto a practice field in suburban Atlanta. Under bright lights last fall, the Buford Webb football team performed tackling drills and...

US wholesale inflation accelerated in January in latest sign that prices picked up last month

Feb. 16, 2024 09:50 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wholesale prices in the United States picked up in January, the latest sign that some inflation pressures in the economy remain elevated. The Labor Department reported Friday that its producer price index — which tracks inflation before it reaches consumers —...

In fiery testimony, Fani Willis hits back at misconduct claims that threaten future of Trump case

Feb. 15, 2024 21:38 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis took the witness stand Thursday and forcefully pushed back against what she described as “lies” about her romantic relationship with a special prosecutor during an extraordinary hearing over misconduct allegations that threaten to...

Mike Soroka looking to prove himself in his first season with the Chicago White Sox

Feb. 15, 2024 16:28 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Mike Soroka looks around the Chicago White Sox spring training clubhouse and sees a lot of players in a similar position to himself: people looking to prove something. “There’s a lot of guys in this clubhouse that are fighting for careers,” Soroka said...

Officials plan to prevent non-flying public from accessing the Atlanta airport with new rules

Feb. 15, 2024 15:56 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Officials at the world's busiest airport want to prevent the non-flying general public from accessing the terminal at all times, citing safety and security concerns at the Atlanta airport. The Atlanta City Council transportation committee voted Wednesday to change...

Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis testifies in hearing that could disqualify her from Trump election case

Feb. 15, 2024 15:13 PM EST
ATLANTA (AP) — Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis testifies in hearing that could disqualify her from Trump election case.