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Augusta-area prosecutor earns state award

...spends countless hours on weekends and holidays working on cases and inspires and molds young prosecutors to become zealous advocates."Hank has earned the respect of his office's staff and his colleagues for his willingness to help them at any time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-29/augusta-area-prosecuto
Lawmakers claims construction tax fraud

...how the state is viewing employees, how are they viewing workers' comp. I'm not here to advocate any particular position. What I would advocate the committee is caution and restraint."Jackson said the problem could be one of lax enforcement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-27/lawmakers-claims-construct
Push to test old rape kits creates backlog for GBI crime lab

...Maj. Richard Zapal, the criminal investigations commander for the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department.But advocates for women want as many samples tested as possible under the theory that more serial rapists will be caught by using the widest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-27/push-test-old-rape-kit
Man's life changed by Americans with Disabilities Act

...But it is an ongoing fight, Creech and advocates said. That struggle in Augusta includes...transportation systems and better housing, advocates said."It's not about entitlement...a piece of paper. If people don't advocate for their rights as citizens, the paper...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-07-25/mans-life-changed-americans-
Evans family searching for adoptive parents for Chinese orphan

...meet families considering adoption. As host, the Drafts family is an advocate for Noah, trying to connect the boy with permanent, adoptive parents."My heart is to advocate for orphan children," said Beth Drafts. "Children in this program...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-23/evans-family-searching-adopti
Disability rights have become civil rights

...are working part- or full-time jobs, teaching classes, heading up our IT department and playing key roles as disability advocates. They want and love to be employed because it gives them liberty and independence unlike anything else.Many positive actions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-07-26/disability-right
AT&T's purchase of DirecTV cleared by FCC

...country's biggest cable company even more massive, was blocked. The AT&T deal did not trigger the same fears from consumer advocates because the company wouldn't contain an entertainment division like Comcast's NBCUniversal and wouldn't gain Internet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-24/atts-purchase-directv-clea
University Hospital | The Augusta Chronicle

...tougher on health care facilities where those injuries occur. Buoyed by the Supreme Court's recent health care ruling, advocates say there should be a renewed focus on getting the state of Georgia to expand Medicaid as the Affordable Care Act originally...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/hospitals/university-hospital
Savannah River Site | The Augusta Chronicle

...turned to the labor of cleanup during the 1990s, and the work force went from about 25,000 to about 13,000. Today's SRS advocates say the site must diversify to branch out into new missions. The lab has a glut of hydrogen experience, which is being...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/businesses/savannah-river-site
Augusta Housing Authority names complex for community advocate Addie Scott Powell

...Authority on the border of the Laney-Walker and Bethlehem neighborhoods, was named for the staunch community and civil rights advocate.Frances Gayle-Rhodes said her grandmother, who died in 2012, would have shied away from the attention, likely not even...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-08/augusta-housing-authority-na