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A seismic correction

As we just saw in Haiti, most earthquakes can't be predicted.

01/20/10 - 3:03pm

Authority meets with downtown merchants on parking proposal

Proponents for a new downtown parking management plan sat down with downtown merchants this morning. The merchants’ message was enforcement before meters. The Downtown Development Authority of Augusta is continuing its outreach about a plan to manage Broad Street parking, which has a controve...

01/20/10 - 10:25am

Parenting columnist John Rosemond set for Augusta talk

Family psychologist John Rosemond, whose column on parenting appears Sundays in the Your Life section of The Augusta Chronicle, will speak at 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 23, at Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church, 2261 Walton Way. Admission is $10, or $15 per couple to hear the Charlotte-b...

01/20/10 - 10:25am

TSA nominee withdraws after pressure from SC's DeMint

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's choice to lead the Transportation Security Administration withdrew his name this morning, a blow to an administration trying to explain how a man could attempt to blow up a commercial airliner on Christmas Day. In a statement, Erroll Southers said he w...

01/20/10 - 10:46am

SC Gov. Sanford to give last state-of-state speech

COLUMBIA — South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford is appearing before a statewide television audience for the first time since confessing his affair with an Argentine woman in June. Sanford will enter the ornate House chamber to deliver the last state-of-the-state address of his two terms in office....

01/20/10 - 6:04am

Health care, Obama, water topics at Ga. governor forum in Athens

Looming conflicts with the federal government over issues like water and health care were one focus of the hour-long debate among six Republican candidates for governor, sponsored by the Clarke County Republican Party.

01/20/10 - 5:58am

Flu shots offered today, Thursday

Those wanting to get vaccinated against the pandemic influenza A H1N1 virus will get another shot at it today and Thursday, the East Central Health District said. Vaccine will be offered from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. today at T. Harry Garrett and Southside elementary schools. A clinic will be held from...

01/20/10 - 5:46am

Republican Brown wins Ted Kennedy's Senate seat

BOSTON — In an epic upset in liberal Massachusetts, Republican Scott Brown rode a wave of voter anger to defeat Democrat Martha Coakley in today's U.S. Senate election.

01/19/10 - 11:28pm

Bills would ban texting while driving in Georgia

ATLANTA — Two Georgia lawmakers are proposing a ban on texting behind the wheel that could make the practice illegal for all drivers.

01/19/10 - 7:40pm

Richmond schools seek to boost size of some classes

Richmond County school board members gave final approval tonight to seek a state waiver on the maximum class size for elementary grades and for those taking English as a second language. The move, which must now be approved by the state Department of Education, would raise the maximum by two more p...

01/19/10 - 9:22pm
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