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Tracie Sowinski, a senior staff nurse at Georgia Regents Medical Center, demonstrates the personal protective equipment that would be worn when treating possible Ebola patients.

Augusta hospitals ready for Ebola after scares

Both University Hospital and Georgia Regents Medical Center said they were already prepared to use a higher level of personal protective equipment than even the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended when it upgraded its standards earlier this week.
By Tom Corwin

Weekly crime map, database

A total of 164 crimes tracked by The Augusta Chronicle were reported to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office during the past week. Violent crimes included 84 assaults. The most assaults in a single day, 17, occurred on Oct. 17 and again on Oct. 18.   

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings Oct. 15-20

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center Oct. 15-20.

Zombies haunt paintball trail

With some Halloween events, it’s one-sided with actors simply performing the frights for spectators. With this event, it’s a chance to fight back.

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The Augusta Chronicle's monthlong effort to raise awareness of breast cancer.


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Partnerships needed in cyber sectors, NSA director says

Adm. Michael Rogers, director of the National Security Agency, said the nation's security rests on breaking down bariers between private and government sectors specializing in cyber defense. Rogers spoke Thursday at Georgia Regents University.
By Meg Mirshak

2 sought in York Street drug-related shooting

A man told Aiken police his drug dealer shot him in the arm after he refused to pay for his drugs. Police are seeking two suspects in the case.

Editorial: The unchanging face of terror

How will Canadians respond? And will the rest of the freedom-loving world stand with them?
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