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Balloonists halfway around the world

LONDON -- Three balloonists streaked across the Pacific Ocean on a jet stream Thursday, hoping to elude...two days left China, crossed Japan, and set out across the Pacific Ocean. --They passed the halfway mark around 9...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/25/tec_248403.shtml
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Industrial pollution and dust crosses Pacific

...Asia travels thousand of miles across the Pacific and degrades air quality over...pollution were rapidly moving across the Pacific towards the United States...deserts traveled in a cloud across the Pacific, reaching as far east as Texas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/08/tec_246882.shtml
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Eagle helps rookie Justin Thomas share Sony Open lead with Matt Kuchar, Webb Simpson

...competition in two months ? he is far from rusty. Merritt said he played about 500 holes in Arizona before coming across the Pacific to start his 2015 season.Off the course, he feels at peace. He has had two sons the last few years, along with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-01-16/eagle-helps-rookie-justin-th
Delta Air Lines posts profit of $1.37 billion

...Delta, based in Atlanta, saw passenger revenue gains in domestic flying and flying to Europe. Revenue for flights across the Pacific fell 5 percent. The weaker Japanese yen has made Asia flying less profitable for Delta as well as United. Those...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-10-22/delta-air-lines-posts-prof
James Morgan

...Swainsboro in 1946, having served in Puerto Rico, at Camp Stewart, Georgia, and as an Escort Officer on five trips across the Pacific Ocean. Mr. Morgan was preceded in death by his first wife, Gaynelle Franklin Morgan. In 1974, Mr. Morgan and...

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Millions watch rare eclipse

...in front of the sun leaving only a golden ring around its edges, was visible in Asia early Monday. It then moved across the Pacific - and the international dateline - and was seen in parts of the western United States Sunday afternoon.In Japan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/world/2012-05-20/millions-watch-rare-eclipse
Hawaii gives up on gasoline price controls

...Gas is particularly expensive in Hawaii because of high state taxes and because of the costs of transporting oil across the Pacific. Last fall, Hawaii became the only state to cap the cost of fuel to try to give some relief to motorists. Under...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/09/bus_80637.shtml
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Solo balloonist ends round-the-world attempt in Asia

...Uliassi decided to come down, but Uliassi had said he was unsure whether he had enough fuel and supplies to make it across the Pacific. Uliassi last communicated with his flight crew in the Chicago suburb of Homewood 13 hours before he landed, when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/03/04/tec_282619.shtml
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This day in history: August 7

...during World War II. 1947 The balsa wood raft "Kon-Tiki," which had carried a six-man crew 4,300 miles across the Pacific Ocean, crashed into a reef in a Polynesian archipelago. 1959 The United States launched Explorer 6, which sent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/07/met_267341.shtml
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Viewer who saw Villegas infraction tried to help

...his divot on the 15th hole at Kapalua.Something didn't look right, and so began an inquiry that made its way across the Pacific."I guess it was me who caused all this uproar," Andrews said by phone Saturday.Andrews knows enough of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2011-01-09/viewer-who-saw-villegas-infr
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