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Hyundai affiliate plans $240M transmission plant in Georgia

Dec. 1, 2020 6:33 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — A South Korean auto parts supplier will invest more than $240 million to build a transmission factory in western Georgia with plans to hire 678 workers. Hyundai Transys announced plans Tuesday for the new factory in West Point, adjoining an existing Hyundai Transys factory and a Kia Motors...

This photo from video provided by the Office of the Governor shows California Gov. Gavin Newsom during a virtual briefing from his home in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, Nov. 30, 2020. California could see a tripling of hospitalizations by Christmas and is considering stay-home orders for areas with the highest case rates as it tries to keep severe coronavirus cases from overwhelming intensive care beds. Gov. Gavin Newsom warned Monday that without more restrictions the current nearly 7,800 patients hospitalized with the coronavirus could double or triple in a month. But the biggest concern is intensive care cases, which increased by 67% in the last two weeks. (Office of the Governor via AP)

California hospitalizations soar, may spur more restrictions

Nov. 30, 2020 7:46 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California could see a tripling of hospitalizations by Christmas and is considering stay-home orders for areas with the highest case rates as it tries to head off concerns that severe coronavirus cases could overwhelm intensive care beds, officials said Monday. “The red...

Georgia gives $1M in credits for affordable housing in Rome

Nov. 29, 2020 10:27 AM EST

ROME, Ga. (AP) — The state of Georgia has awarded nearly $1 million in tax credits to help build 80 mixed-income apartments in Rome. The Rome News-Tribune reports the $17 million project is a partnership between North Carolina-based developer Laurel Street and the South Rome Alliance. Construction is...

FILE - In a Sept. 21, 2016 file photo, Kevin Marsh, CEO of SCANA Corp., speaks to the media at the V.C. Summer Nuclear Station near Jenkinsville, S.C. The Securities and Exchange Commission sued SCANA Corp., its subsidiary South Carolina Electric & Gas along with the utility's former CEO Kevin Marsh and Executive Vice President Stephen Byrne on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. Federal officials say two former executives at a South Carolina utility, former CEO Kevin Marsh and Executive Vice President Stephen Byrne lied repeatedly to regulators and investors about the progress of construction of two nuclear reactors, taking hundreds of millions of dollars out of the pockets of investors and ratepayers. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

Former executive faces prison time in SC nuclear debacle

Nov. 25, 2020 3:20 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The executive who spent billions of dollars on two South Carolina nuclear plants that never generated a single watt of power is almost certain to spend time in prison. Former SCANA Corp. CEO Kevin Marsh signed a deal Tuesday agreeing to plead guilty to felony fraud charges in federal...

FILE - In this Thursday April 25, 2019 file photo, Sen. Del Marsh talk with the media about the lottery bill during a recess in the Alabama Statehouse in Montgomery, Ala. Longtime Alabama Senate President Pro Tempore Del Marsh said Friday, Oct. 30, 2020 that he will not seek reelection to the Alabama Legislature. Marsh told The Associated Press in a telephone interview that he was ready to move on after more than two decades in Montgomery.  (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP, File)

Marsh stepping down as Senate pro tempore, Reed nominated

Nov. 24, 2020 11:49 AM EST

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Longtime Senate President Pro Tempore Del Marsh is stepping down from his leadership position, saying he wants to devote his final two years in Montgomery to education issues. Senate Republicans on Monday nominated Sen. Greg Reed of Jasper to replace Marsh as president pro tempore....

Chicago's Wrigley Field granted top historic landmark status

Nov. 21, 2020 12:54 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Wrigley Field, the 106-year-old baseball shrine that's the Chicago Cubs' home, has been designated a National Historic Landmark. U.S. Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt announced the designation Thursday, saying the ballpark has played a significant role in Chicago's history and...

Red Lake Nation uses crowdfunding to bet big on solar energy

Nov. 21, 2020 1:02 AM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Red Lake Nation is betting big on solar energy. The Chippewa Indian reservation in northern Minnesota will soon be home to one of the region’s largest solar arrays, a 240-kilowatt installation atop a workforce training center that will generate about half the...

FILE - In this Thursday April 25, 2019 file photo, Sen. Del Marsh talk with the media about the lottery bill during a recess in the Alabama Statehouse in Montgomery, Ala. Longtime Alabama Senate President Pro Tempore Del Marsh said Friday, Oct. 30, 2020 that he will not seek reelection to the Alabama Legislature. Marsh told The Associated Press in a telephone interview that he was ready to move on after more than two decades in Montgomery.  (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP, File)

Alabama Senate President Pro Tem Marsh won't seek reelection

Oct. 30, 2020 7:31 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Longtime Alabama Senate President Pro Tempore Del Marsh said Friday that he will not seek reelection in 2022. Marsh, a Republican from Anniston, is in his sixth term in the Alabama Senate and has been elected president pro tempore, the chamber's most powerful position, three times....

Foxconn objects to Wisconsin's denial of tax credits

Oct. 30, 2020 12:54 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Foxconn Technology Group notified the state of Wisconsin on Friday that it objects to the state's denial of job-creation tax credits. The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. earlier this month said Foxconn did not qualify for tax breaks based on capital investments and hiring done in...

Georgia names 10 more towns as zones for downtown tax breaks

Oct. 25, 2020 10:20 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia Department of Community Affairs has designated another 10 communities as “rural zones," making people who invest in designated downtown areas eligible for tax breaks if they create jobs and rehabilitate buildings. The department announced Wednesday that Colquitt,...