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Root rot threatens traditional Christmas fir trees

BAKERSVILLE, N.C. - Growers in Oregon, the nation's No. 1 Christmas tree producer, have been experimenting with the Turkish fir for more than 30 years.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2013-12-12/root-rot-threatens-f
Newtown holds first funerals for school shooting victims

NEWTOWN, Conn. - A grief-stricken Newtown began burying the littlest victims of the school massacre, starting with two 6-year-old boys.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2012-12-17/newtown-holds-first-funera
This job is mine

COAL RUN, Ky. - Sidney Coal Co. President Charlie Bearse was expressing an opinion that many in these mountains secretly share. Problem was, he put that opinion in writing.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/21/bus_58286.shtml
Business
Harry Potter is growing up - and so is my little girl

...have cared less about witches and warlocks sat transfixed in the back seat, not uttering a word. EDITOR'S NOTE: Allen G. Breed is the AP's Southeast regional writer, based in Raleigh.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/18/ent_458938.shtml
Things to Do
One bishop, many brides

DULUTH - Bathed in sunlight streaming through a stained-glass window of Jesus Christ, Gwen Robinson held the hand of one man of God as she listened to the words of another.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/25/met_432313.shtml
Metro
Tobacco farmers ride roller coaster of federal buyout talks

WHITAKERS, N.C. -- When Dwight Watson drove his tractor into a pond near the Washington Monument last spring to publicize the tobacco farmer's plight, angry commuters snarled in rush-hour traffic saw him as little more than a nutcase.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/01/bus_387216.shtml
Business
Unemployed face reality of a dying industry

...because he's where the action is, so to speak. "He's where it's all being done." * * * * EDITOR'S NOTE: Allen G. Breed is the AP's Southeast regional writer, based in Raleigh, N.C.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/06/bus_331392.shtml
Business
Pleasant Hill tranquillity

PLEASANT HILL, Ky. - I was proposing to my future wife and wanted everything to be perfect. I couldn't have scripted it better.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/06/04/liv_290225.shtml
Life & style
Rights for All: From suffragettes to King and beyond, more than a dream

ATLANTA -- Four-year-old Jabari Flemings is gazing innocently up at a television monitor when his mother, Glenda, swiftly steps between him and the flickering image and gently nudges him along.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/01/met_252004.shtml
Metro
Love letters reveal glimpse of war life

STATESBORO, Ga. -- At 89, Paul Nessmith is one of the few in his family old enough to remember anything personal about his Grampa Wiley. He recalls the huge pistol Wiley kept on a nail over his bed, and how he watched in awe during the sticky North Georgia evenings as the old man picked off roosting bats from the front porch. When 7-year-old Paul begged to shoot the cannon himself, Wiley agreed, but on one condition: First catch that yellow butterfly fluttering in the yard.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/02/met_243570.shtml
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