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Cleveland reaches 50 years without a pro championship

...reason to party or toast these 50 years, a half-century of sports suffering and failure...Browns, Indians and Cavaliers have gone a combined 141 seasons without winning it all...decades. That's 18,262 days. That's a long time."It's hard to believe...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-12-26/cleveland-reaches-50-years-withou
Man sought for taking cigarettes from delivery truck at Food Lion

Deputies are looking for a man who stole cigarettes Friday from a delivery truck.About 8:45 a.m., deputies responded to the Food Lion on Windsor Spring Road, where a man had been seen taking 65 cartons of cigarettes out of a delivery truck...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-26/man-sought-taking-ciga
Knicks' Quincy Acy suspended for flagrant foul against Wizards' John Wall

...for his flagrant foul against John Wall in a Christmas game.The league said Friday that...the court when Acy knocked him down with a forearm shove with 5:31 remaining. Wall...night because of the lingering effects of a left hamstring strain.CAVALIERS: Center...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-12-26/knicks-quincy-acy-suspended-f
I'm Now a Banana-Powered Runner

For many years I have been looking for a healthy alternative to sports drinks. I've tried bagels...and protein shakes. Nothing seemed to work as well as a bottle of sugar water. I'll take a couple of gulps before a run and I'm ready to go...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/steven-schretzmann/2014-12-26/im-
Uncorking Cristal with a 50 cal rifle

Though guns and alcohol are a dangerous combination when used irresponsibly, that doesn't mean this video of a man shooting the cork out of a bottle of champagne should be any less entertaining. He starts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/connor-threlkeld/2014-12-26/uncor
Kitchens move outside with winter fire pits, rings, tables

...rings and fire-pit tables are emerging as modern-day substitutes for campfires.Flipping a switch to ignite the flames is a whole lot easier than kindling a stack of firewood. Safer, too."The outdoor living trend is continuing to gain momentum...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-12-25/kitchens-move-outside-winter-fire-p
Carjacking reported in North Augusta

A woman was still missing Friday evening after being the victim of a North Augusta carjacking earlier in the day."I have no...Sheriff's Capt. Eric Abdullah said at 5:45 p.m.About 1 a.m. Friday, two witnesses flagged down a North Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-26/carjacking-reported-no
Upcoming Calendar

THIS WEEKCLOTHES CLOSET: 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Dec. 27, New Exodus...RELEASE CONCERT AND COUNTDOWN TO NOON: 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 31, Episcopal Day...5UPCOMINGSWAMP SATURDAY DOG DAZE: 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 3, Phinizy Swamp...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-12-26/upcoming-calenda
Atlanta couple found dead Christmas

...ATLANTA - Atlanta police are investigating the deaths of a couple whose bodies were found in a home on Christmas morning.Atlanta police spokeswoman Kim Jones the man and woman were found at a home on Mayson Turner Road around 4 a.m. Thursday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-26/atlanta-couple-found-dead-ch
Liverpool has fallen back in 2014 in the Premier League

MANCHESTER, England - There was a very different feel to Christmas Day at Liverpool...the top of the Premier League ? always a significant milestone in the English game...defense.Title? No chance. Top four and a return to the Champ ions League? Maybe...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-12-25/liverpool-has-fallen