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Regents OK master’s degree program for UGA film students

The University of Georgia has been given the go-ahead to launch a master's degree program aimed at training students to join the creative professions within the entertainment industry. The University System of Georgia Board of Regents voted Tuesday to...

40 Under 40: Galen Foresman

To attract and retain young professionals, Foresman recommends focusing on the Triad's history, diversity and record of social justice.

MoviePass parent delisted from NASDAQ

Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc., the parent company of MoviePass Inc., has been delisted from NASDAQ, the company disclosed in an SEC filing on Tuesday. The move follows months of wrangling with the stock market. Helios (NASDAQ: HMNY) shares close...

CBS shareholders allege $200 million in insider stock sales

Some CBS Corp. shareholders are adding allegations to their lawsuit against the media conglomerate in the wake of accusations of sexual misconduct by former Chairman and CEO Les Moonves. In addition to arguing that shareholders were harmed by the comp...

Baltimore edtech Allovue raises $4 million

Baltimore edtech Allovue has raised $4 million in new funding, adding to the total of its $7 million Series A round that closed last year. The Series A-2 round was led by Australian investment banking firm Macquarie Capital. Previous investors includ...

Report: Cox Enterprises nearing $3B deal to sell its TV stations

Atlanta-based media giant Cox Enterprises Inc. is in talks to sell its TV stations to Apollo Global Management LLC for nearly $3 billion, CNBC reported citing unnamed sources. Read the full story here. "Cox Media Group and Apollo are also discussing s...

Grammys ratings hit all-time low in key demo

Childish Gambino and Kacey Musgraves were the big winners at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday night. The Grammys themselves were not. The annual awards show posted a 5.6 rating average among adults 18-49 — the demographic in which advertisers ...

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1202, 2019

Baltimore edtech Allovue raises $4 million

February 12th, 2019|Comments Off on Baltimore edtech Allovue raises $4 million

Baltimore edtech Allovue has raised $4 million in new funding, adding to the total of its $7 million Series A round that closed last year. The Series A-2 round was led by Australian investment banking firm Macquarie Capital. Previous investors includ...

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Birmingham eyes hosting World Police and Fire Games

February 15th, 2019|

Birmingham may play host to another major international sports event.  The World Police and Fire Games have conducted site visits of the metro area to possibly play host to the 2025 World Police and Fire Games. The planned event dates are between Ju...

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Birmingham eyes hosting World Police and Fire Games

Birmingham may play host to another major international sports event.  The World Police and Fire Games have conducted site visits of the metro area to possibly play host to the 2025 World Police and Fire Games. The planned event dates are between Ju...

By | February 15th, 2019|Categories: Sports|

Brooks draws world’s largest sous vide plant

The company that provides prepackaged meals to Starbucks Corp. and Panera Bread Co. is moving into San Antonio with a promise to bring 500 employees and a $120 million investment to Brooks. Virginia-based Cuisine Solutions, which spent a year scouting...

By | February 15th, 2019|Categories: Budget and Tax|

State regulators denied Duke, UNC and WakeMed’s expansion plans because of “unreasonable” projections

The denial of the Triangle’s largest medical providers' proposals to expand in Wake County was based on the state’s belief their projected patient volumes were “unreasonable”.

By | February 15th, 2019|Categories: Healthcare|

Phylagen lands $14M to build ‘microbial map of the world’

Hidden in dust and dirt, minute microbes may hold the microscopic keys to unlocking supply-chain mysteries around where tennis shoes are made, food is grown and more — and a small San Francisco company landed a $14 million funding round to get there. ...

By | February 15th, 2019|Categories: Budget and Tax|

Mason Wells sells Illinois firm Aquion to Pentair for $160 million

Milwaukee private equity firm Mason Wells has sold its portfolio company Aquion, an Illinois-based maker of water treatment systems, to Pentair plc, one of two big acquisitions the Minnesota water systems company announced in early 2019 as it seeks to ...

By | February 15th, 2019|Categories: Budget and Tax|