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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
Taliban assault on Pakistan school leaves 141 dead

...in the Swat Valley for daring to speak up about girls' rights. She survived, becoming a Nobel Prize laureate and global advocate for girls' education but out of security concerns has never returned to Pakistan.Militants have also blown up schools in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/world/2014-12-16/taliban-assault-pakistan-scho
Who guards the guardians?

Are guardians ad litem indispensable legal advocates, or court-sanctioned opportunists out for a buck?It can...accountability or anyone who oversees our guardians," one parent advocate says. "They act as they please."Nice work, we suppose...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-12-14/who-guards-guardians
Mobile apps still collect data on kids

...data, including a person's location and even recordings of their voice, according to privacy researchers and consumer advocates.Whether mobile app developers seek parental consent first ? as required by law ? or pass the information on to advertisers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-14/mobile-apps-still-collect-
Jan. 1 deadine for ACA health care coverage looming

...better." And by paying her first premium by Monday, her coverage will be available Jan. 1, which is a deadline enrollment advocates say people need to keep in mind if they don't want any gaps in coverage.The second open enrollment period began Nov...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-13/jan-1-deadine-aca-health-car
Committee became a forum for small business issues under chairman

...regulations such as an Environmental Protection Agency rule on waterways, Kuhlman says.The committee is one of several government advocates for small business, along with the Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship and the SBA. Graves has been on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-12/committee-became-forum-sma
Science proves men lose their heads over high heels

...ankle injuries. Prolonged heel wearing can even permanently shorten calf tendons.And in social terms, women's rights advocates have objected to high heels, saying they reinforce a misogynist stereotype: women as sex objects to be ogled by men.Those...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-12-13/science-proves-men-lose-their-heads
MCG students protest racism, violence during "die-in" demonstration

...We see this recent violence and we see it as a symptom of the problem. We're going to do what we can as advocates of health, advocates of people, and of human rights."That the students have picked up on "how oppression and bias influence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-12-11/mcg-students-protest-raci
Factory workers are losing leverage

...because it reduces their labor costs and staffing can be quickly adjusted to meet demand for parts or products.But labor advocates such as Tim Bell, the senior organizer of the Chicago Workers' Collaborative, said staffing agencies also act as gatekeepers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-12-06/factory-workers-are-losing-leverage
New Augusta NAACP leadership prompts optimism for chapter's future

...given its new leadership and direction. He said the organization, founded in 1909 around civil rights issues, has evolved to advocate for broader causes, such as health care, employment rights and public safety for all."The NAACP over the last 106 years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-06/new-augusta-naacp-leadership