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Federal aid to repair roads won't improve highway system

...doing."Repairs won't make the road like new, she added: "It's going to look like a patchwork."One month after the storm, 54 roads and 29 bridges remain closed statewide, most of them in Richland, Lexington and Clarendon counties...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-11-08/federal-aid-repair-roads-wont-impro
Homeowners across South Carolina face big bills to fix dams following historic flood

COLUMBIA, S.C. - People who live around dozens of lakes in South Carolina are under emergency orders to repair or replace dams that ruptured or were deemed unsafe.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-10-26/homeowners-across-south-carol
Hurricane Katrina's wrath and rebuilding marked on 10th anniversary

...recovery. He said more than 954,000 volunteers came from around the country to Mississippi in the first five years after the storm, and many were motivated by faith."They thought it was God's command to try to help people in need," Barbour...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-29/hurricane-katrinas-wrath-and-rebuil
Rae's Creek overflowed banks and wreaked havoc 25 years ago

...Masters chairman Hord Hardin said in 1991. "I'm sure they can't believe it because many of them saw it right after the storm."Augusta National took measures to do its best to mitigate future flooding. In 1999, the 11th green was raised...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-10-11/raes-creek-overflowed-banks-
Rae's Creek overflowed banks and wreaked havoc 25 years ago

...Masters chairman Hord Hardin said in 1991. "I'm sure they can't believe it because many of them saw it right after the storm."Augusta National took measures to do its best to mitigate future flooding. In 1999, the 11th green was raised...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/raes-creek-overflowed-banks-and-wreaked-ha
Augusta settlements top $1 million in past year

Tuesday's $58,455 settlement by the city with a group of firefighters who said they were underpaid for overtime brought to more than $1 million in payouts authorized by the Augusta Commission over the past 12 months.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-18/augusta-settlements-top-
Where You Live: After the storm

High winds and rain slashed across the Augusta area prompting several alerts from the National Weather Service.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-02/where-you-live-anticipate-pos
WNBA's Seattle Storm has a plan for its drastic makeover

SEATTLE - When the Seattle Storm last underwent an overhaul of this proportion, it paid off with a WNBA championship two years later. They can only hope the results are similar this time.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-04-18/wnbas-seattle-storm-
House rejects sending counties $10 million for ice storm cleanup

COLUMBIA - The South Carolina House refused Wednesday to distribute up to $10 million to 22 counties to cover part of their cleanup costs from last winter's ice storm. But reimbursements could still make it into the 2015-16 state budget.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-03-11/house-rejects-sending-coun
Driver Travis Kvapil withdraws from race after Sprint Cup car is stolen

HAMPTON, Ga. - Travis Kvapil's NASCAR Sprint Cup car was stolen early Friday from a hotel parking lot, forcing him to withdraw from a race this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-02-27/driver-travis-kvapil-withd