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Beauty queen, baseball star tell how their dreams became a reality

United Way of Central Georgia announced its 2016 goal of $5.1 million — the highest ever — during its annual luncheon held at Mercer University in Macon. Guest speakers were Amanda Miliner, a former Miss Georgia and 2015 Georgia Teacher of the Year, and Brian Jordan, a former professional athlete for the Atlanta Falcons and the Atlanta Braves.

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Macon-Bibb ranks high in tourism spending

The impact of tourism was the focus of the annual meeting Thursday of the Macon-Bibb County Convention & Visitors Bureau. Also, a new program was announced for 2017 and awards were given to recognize two individuals who serve visitors.

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Pros and cons of online trading

Online trading continues to grow in popularity. More than 14 million households in the U.S. are signed up with an online trading service, according to data from Statista, a statistics company. Online trading offers access to almost any stock, bond or other type of security. It's a viable alternative to traditional brick-and-mortar brokerage firms.

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Clinton could face mounting problem with health overhaul

With the hourglass running out for his administration, President Barack Obama's health care law is struggling in many parts of the country. Double-digit premium increases and exits by big-name insurers have caused some to wonder whether "Obamacare" will go down as a failed experiment.

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Beauty queen, athlete talk about dreams at United Way meeting

United Way of Central Georgia annual meeting featured Amanda Miliner, former Miss Georgia and Georgia Teacher of the Year; and Brian Jordan, former player for Atlanta Braves and Atlanta Falcons as guest speakers.
Linda S. Morris lmorris@macon.com
Beauty queen, athlete talk about dreams at United Way meeting 4:14

Beauty queen, athlete talk about dreams at United Way meeting

Developers present large downtown Macon project before zoning board 3:09

Developers present large downtown Macon project before zoning board

Macon engineer and zoning officials discuss plans for hotel 1:19

Macon engineer and zoning officials discuss plans for hotel

Macon zoning board approves church's plans 1:25

Macon zoning board approves church's plans