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Pentagon: US, partners begin airstrikes in Syria

...other key logistical sites.Syrian activists reported several airstrikes on militant targets in Raqqa. One Raqqa-based activist, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the airstrikes lit the night sky over the city and reported a power cut that lasted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/world/2014-09-22/pentagon-us-partners-begin-ai
Around the block

...information, e-mail SSkadan@wjbf.com.Book-signing to be held at HumanitreeSandra Wimberly, a local HIV/AIDS awareness activist, will hold a book-signing and discussion at Humanitree House Juice Joint & Gallery for J.L. King's Full Circle.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-18/around-block
The Artside: Artist Activist exhibit explores art for social change

Artist Activist, a group show exploring art as an agent...Liselott Johnsson, the exhibit brings noted activist artists and local and national artists...regular gallery hours through Sept. 5.Activist artist Sue Coe will present a talk Thursday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-08-18/artside-artist-activi
Solution in search of a problem

...comment period ends Monday.So far, the FCC has been inundated with form-generated responses, from mostly left-leaning activist groups, urging regulators to enforce the principle of "net neutrality," in which no one type of content ? be it cat videos...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-09-12/solution-search-probl
Investor says Olive Garden should back off on breadsticks

...pasta.Jonathan Maze, the editor of Restaurant Finance Monitor, compared such criticisms by activist investors to election campaigns."The activist is going to use what it can find to convince shareholders. The company is like the incumbent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-12/investor-says-olive-garden
Schools advocate and community activist Monique Braswell withdraws from school board race

When community activist Monique Braswell was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013, she didn't let it stop her from holding community dinners, volunteering...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-08-26/schools-advocate-and-comm
Dollar General launches hostile, $9.1 billion bid for rival discounter Family Dollar

...financial stress and it has shuttered some of its stores and cut prices in an attempt to increase foot traffic. In June, activist investor Carl Icahn urged the company to put itself up for sale. Family Dollar accepted an $8.5 billion offer from Dollar...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-10/dollar-general-launches-ho
Medical marijuana used in Augusta, activist says

...maybe hundreds of people in the Augusta area are using marijuana or a derivative to treat ailments, one activist said.Medical marijuana activist Maison Harley said their shadowy use clamors for the state to extend legal protection amid an evolving...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-04-19/medical-marijuana-used-augus
District 6 runoff could change face of Augusta Commission

In a closely watched race, local activist Ben Hasan faces former Rich mond County Re pub lican Chairman Bob Finne gan in the July 22 runoff to represent District 6 on the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-07-04/district-6-run
Apple's stock bounces back to hit a new high

...back its own stock.Cook and the rest of the board increased the amount being spent on Apple's stock under pressure from activist investor Carl Icahn, who began accumulating his 0.8 percent stake in the company last summer when the stock was hovering...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-20/apples-stock-bounces-back-