Things To Know Saturday

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Tomorrow's Traffic
Tomorrow's traffic will be affected on area roads beginning at 4 a.m. Sunday and continuing until 6 p.m. The 70.3 mile triathlon will begin at 7:30 a.m. with a 1.2-mile swim from the Augusta Riverwalk Marina to The Boathouse Community Center on Riverfront Drive. From there, the 3,500-plus athletes will transition to the 56-mile cycling leg, into South Carolina. The cycling leg will wind through Aiken County, passing through Jackson and New Ellenton on the route. The cyclists will return to the transition area at The Boathouse to begin the 13.1-mile run leg of the race through downtown Augusta..
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Blessing The Animals
Blessing of the animals, such as this one last year, will take place beginning at 10 a.m. today at Church of the Holy Comforter on Furys Ferry Road.
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Weather Watch
A really nice day for the weekend
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LSU vs. UGA
Zach Mettenberger once dreamed of playing in Sanford Stadium. He gets his wish.
The undefeated LSU quarterback brings the Bengals to Athens to take on Georgia in a 3:30 game.
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Government Shutdown Looms
How appropriate ...
Storm clouds hang over Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday as the Republican-controlled House and the Democrat-controlled Senate stand at an impasse with Congress continuing to struggle over how to fund the government and prevent a possible shutdown.
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Dining Out This Weekend?
Check out our databases of restaurant inspections and our past stories on restaurant reviews -- all at augustachronicle.com
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Syrian Chemical Inspections
The world's chemical weapons watchdog is preparing to launch a risky United Nations-backed mission into the heart of Syria's deadly civil war to verify and destroy the country's chemical arsenal in a matter of months.

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