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Survey finds sharp increase in HGH use by American teens

NEW YORK - Experimentation with human growth hormones by America's teens more than doubled in the past year, as more young people looked to drugs to boost their athletic performance and improve...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-22/survey-finds-sharp-i
Coke's sales miss estimates as Diet Coke lags

...estimates on Tuesday as demand remained weak for Diet Coke in North America.Globally, the world's biggest beverage maker said sales...company also noted that juice drinks saw declines in North America during the quarter, as higher prices scared off some customers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2014-07-22/cokes-sales-miss-e
Rants & Raves

...anti-Americanism to our young people: If America is so evil, then why don't you give...billions to Third World countries in South America, Africa and Asia, including millions...those rights that you use to speak against America. Why would you benefit from such an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-21/rants-raves
Obama bans discrimination against federal workers and contractors who are gay and transgender

...and for companies holding federal contracts, telling advocates he embraced the "irrefutable rightness of your cause.""America's federal contracts should not subsidize discrimination against the American people," Obama declared at a White House signing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-21/obama-bans-discrimination-
James Brown hits (by decade)

...WorldCold SweatAin't it FunkySay it Loud1970sSuper BadGet Up (I Feel Like Being) a Sex MachineThe PaybackGet On the Good FootSoul PowerHot PantsMake it FunkyPapa Don't Take No Mess1980sLiving in AmericaLiving in America (Rocky IV)

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/people/2014-07-22/james-brown-hits-decade
Brown's signature hits

...WorldCold SweatAin't it FunkySay it Loud1970sSuper BadGet Up (I Feel Like Being) a Sex MachineThe PaybackGet On the Good FootSoul PowerHot PantsMake it FunkyPapa Don't Take No Mess1980sLiving in AmericaLiving in America (Rocky IV)

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-07-22/browns-signature-hits
Waterskiing squirrel makes big splash at outdoor expo

...because who doesn't like to watch a furry little rodent water-ski?But I couldn't go because The Squirrel Huggers of America have apparently been alarmed at my column criticism of their beloved varmints over the years, and discourage my attendance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/bill-kirby/2014-07-21/waterskiing-squirrel-eva
Comic goes tragic: What jughead decided to make Archie a political tool?

...renderings of the new Thor and promptly proclaimed, "That is very cool!"A day later Marvel disclosed that the next Captain America would be black. Could a transgender Incredible Hulk be too far behind? DARK CARTOON CONTENT already has been around for decades...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/joe-hotchkiss-columns/2014-07-20/comic-goes
Georgia Military College has bright future, especially under new leader

...these colleges.George Military College has an enviable record. It has been ranked as one of the top 25 community colleges in America by CNN Money, Washington Monthly and Best Schools. Also, GMC was the champion in the 2014 National Junior College Ethics...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-07-20/georgia-military
Georgia's U.S. Senate candidates should get serious about the deficit

...predict accurately. The Treasury pays bills electronically when they come due, and does not have a prioritization system. America always has paid its bills, and didn't plan for a system that would decide whom not to pay.The shock to the economy of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-07-20/georgias-us-sena