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GE Launch Global Digital Operations Center

Home to approximately 4,950 GE employees across several business units, Georgia plays an important role in GE's larger effort to lead the global Industrial Internet revolution and make the world work better. Georgia, USA and GE are pleased to announce it is deepening its presence in Georgia by establishing GE Digital's first Global Digital Operations Center, creating 250 new jobs.

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Center of Innovation for Energy Technology, help Atlanta-based entrepreneurs turn waste into resources
Center of Innovation for Energy Technology, helps Atlanta-based entrepreneurs turn waste into resources
Most people would see rampant hatching of fly larvae in their apartments as a reason to call the exterminator, but for Patrick Pittaluga and Sean Warner, it was a welcome and encouraging sight.
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Great Wolf Lodge to open LaGrange resort
Great Wolf Lodge to open LaGrange resort
A new attraction planned for LaGrange will give visitors something to howl about. The massive project will create more than 600 jobs and represents an economic investment exceeding $150 million. It's expected to bring about 500,000 people annually to the area.
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Georgia-filmed “Confirmation” was nominated for two Emmy Awards.
Georgia-filmed "Confirmation" was nominated for two Emmy Awards
The HBO film "Confirmation" is a dramatization of the 1991 Clarence Thomas/Anita Hill hearings starring Kerry Washington and Wendel Pierce. See how they made Atlanta 1990's Washington DC.
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Register now for SEUS Japan 2016 Register now for SEUS Japan 2016
Join the Georgia delegation for the 39th Annual Joint Meeting of the Japan-U.S. Southeast Association and Southeast U.S./ Japan Association. This annual event provides companies and organizations with the opportunity to meet key contacts and leverage international opportunities with one of Georgia’s top trade and investment partners.
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Governor Deal leads trade mission to Germany
Governor Nathan Deal and the First Lady traveled to Germany on a weeklong economic trade mission in early July. They were accompanied by a twenty-person delegation, including corporate executives from The Coca-Cola Company and Gulfstream Aerospace Corp., leadership from the university and technical college systems of Georgia, as well as Commissioner Chris Carr and key economic development staff.
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The 2016 BB&T Atlanta Open Tennis Tournament kicks off July 30
The 2016 BB&T Atlanta Open Tennis Tournament kicks off July 30
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Swimming at Georgia State Parks
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Worth Bragging About: 80 Bands, 20 Stages in Macon

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