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Bank of America settlement likely to benefit few

...buyers and address areas of neighborhood blight.But consumer advocates say few people will be helped relative to the devastation...the size and scope of the wrongdoing at issue."Consumer advocates note that millions of Americans are still struggling to pay...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-21/bank-america-settlement-li
Army official addresses leaders at private meeting

...he would not arrange unless the association changed its mind.AUSA is a private, nonprofit professional organization that advocates for the Army, according to its Web site. It has 125 chapters worldwide.Gov. Nathan Deal, Mayor-elect Hardie Davis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-19/army-official-addresses-lead
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
Advocates hope 'Big, Gay' wedding in SC's oldest city appeals to businesses' bottom line

...celebration in Charleston will show how much money state businesses are losing to the state's ban on same-sex marriage.Advocates in a city that's already one of the nation's top wedding locales decided to throw a party to protest South Carolina's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-08-15/advocates-hope-big-gay-wedding-scs-
How much should we pay for convicting wrong guy?

...handful, although there have been more than 40 just from Dallas, Texas, because the DNA evidence was kept on file there.Advocates look at the number of inmates freed with DNA and wonder how many others are also not guilty of the crimes they were convicted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-18/how-much-should-we-pay
Around the block

...at cjones@goldenharvest.org. Advocates neededRape Crisis and Sexual Assault Services is seeking volunteer advocates to assist victims of sexual abuse...University Hospital Sept. 4-8. Advocates will answer crisis calls and must...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-08-13/around-block
US road safety agency moves slowly when drivers spot problems and petition for investigations

...a year to open an investigation or close the case.Safety advocates say a delay that long can put lives at risk. And given the...delayed recall of cars with defective ignition switches, these advocates question whether it is functioning well enough to protect...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-11/us-road-safety-agency-move
Man gets 20 years in South Carolina prison guard shooting

...first corrections officer in the country harmed by a hit ordered from an inmate's illegal cellphone.Johnson has become an advocate for pushing authorities to allow prisons to use jamming technology ? prohibited under federal law ? to render useless any...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-13/man-gets-20-years-south-carol
Augusta mills campus proposal dropped

...giving up on redevelopment in and around the historic Sibley andKing mills, located in Harrisburg."ARC will continue to advocate for the mills as one of the most promising development opportunities in Richmond County," Kwatinetz said.Copenhaver said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-14/augusta-mills-campus-pro
Stand for religious free speech

...free to preach and promote anything short of an outright endorsement of a political candidate.But the foundation, which advocates strict separation of church and state, cited the so-called Johnson Amendment as the legal basis for its lawsuit involving...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-16/stand-religious-free-