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Richmond County school nutrition director retires

Josephine Mack has fed thousands of school children, taught them how to sew and hem, and acted as an advocate for the Richmond County school nutrition program when some families turned their noses up at cafeteria lunch. After 42 years with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-07-02/richmond-county-school-nu
Judge warns Alabama counties to comply with Supreme Court and allow gay marriages

...decisions allowing same-sex unions.Opposition withered as some counties complied with the decision, and gay marriage advocates said they would ask courts to impose penalties on holdouts.U.S. District Judge Callie Granade of Mobile issued a brief...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-01/judge-warns-alabama-counties-comply
University Hospital | The Augusta Chronicle

...Vascular Institute and the W.G. Watson M.D. Women's Center. 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
Hospitals | The Augusta Chronicle

...that govern the health system passed a continuing budget ... 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
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
Ruling revives calls for Medicaid expansion in Georgia

...month on his own to buy insurance, but "with no income, what do you think?" he said.Buoyed by the court's decision, advocates say there should be a renewed focus on getting Georgia to expand Medicaid as the act originally contemplated.People are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-06-27/ruling-revives-calls-medicai
Number of bars and restaurants that allow smoking in Georgia increase

...law. On the local level, however, a group that plans to advocate for a stronger ordinance for Augusta is still in the educational...ordinance through the Augusta Commission have failed but local advocates like the BreathEasy Coalition and Healthy Augusta are not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-23/number-bars-and-restaurants-
Exchange Club enriches lives of kids

...benefitted Child Enrichment, the club's partner in the event. The money will be used for therapy and court-appointed special advocate services for abused, neglected, abandoned or sexually abused children.In the fall, the club holds a lobster and crawfish...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-06-25/exchange-club-en
Now what will happen?

...couple's civil rights? Will the Federal Communications Commission pull the plug on faith-based programming if the broadcasters advocate traditional marriage? Will federal student loans be yanked from students attending faith-based colleges and universities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-06-26/now-what-will-happen
Augusta veteran's widow aims to become advocate

...ended Sept. 30.With payments budgeted to increase to $8.6 million this year, McCullar said she hopes to become a local advocate for widows of veterans.Her primary goal is to work with federal legislators to pass a law in which widows waiting for a decision...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-16/augusta-veterans-widow-a