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Caroline Wozniacki to run New York City Marathon

...for the U.S. Open, which, she hopes, takes her through Sept. 7. Then it's a week off before three weeks playing in Asia, another week off, and a tournament in Moscow.Wozniacki hopes to qualify for the WTA Finals, which run Oct. 20-26 in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-31/caroline-wozniacki-r
Top prospect Asia Durr and coach Lanny Martin share bond over years

NORTH AUGUSTA - Coach Lanny Martin has watched Asia Durr develop over the years into one of the top 2015 girls basketball prospects in the country.The two built a connection when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2014-07-29/top-prospect-asia-dur
McDonald's profit slips; US sales decline

...McDonald's said comparable sales were "relatively flat" for the period. A stronger performance in the unit encompassing Asia, the Middle East and Africa helped offset a decline in Europe. For July, however, McDonald's said it expects the figure...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2014-07-22/mcdonalds-profit-s
Ford 2Q net income rises 6 percent to $1.3 billion

...Sales were down in every region except Asia Pacific, where they jumped 21 percent...will close at the end of this year.In Asia, Ford's profit jumped 22 percent to...million. Ford said its market share in the Asia Pacific region hit a record 3.7 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2014-07-24/ford-2q-net-income
Caterpillar 2Q profit rises, revenue declines

...sales in its resource industries segment, as there was lower demand for mining equipment.Sales fell in Latin America and the Asia Pacific region. This was somewhat offset by higher sales in North America. Sales for Europe, the Middle East and Africa were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2014-07-24/caterpillar-2q-pro
Partridge Inn on Walton Way one step closer to new owners

...keep the property operating as a hotel. The boutique inn also had garnered interest from groups in western Europe and southeast Asia, he said.The five-story hotel includes 144 guest rooms and suites, 10,000 square feet of meeting and event space, a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-07-24/partridge-i
Rants & Raves

...economic standing and social standing? Name a country which donates billions to Third World countries in South America, Africa and Asia, including millions donated by those "mean Christians"? Or inspired freedom through the new world through its constitution...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-21/rants-raves
Strong recruiting class eager to make impact for South Carolina women's basketball team

...is the returning SEC Player of the Year.Also back at guard are Khadijah Sessions, who started 26 games at the point, and Asia Dozier, who was second on the Gamecocks with 33 three-point baskets.Duckett, ranked the country's 32nd best prospect...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-10/strong-recruiting-class-e
Biz bits

...airplane demand by more than 4 percent, based on expected orders of smaller, more fuel-efficient planes and burgeoning travel in Asia.The Chicago company said Thursday that it expects deliveries of 36,770 new airplanes over the next 20 years, with total...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-10/biz-bits
Perdue touts business record in Georgia Senate bid

...gave Perdue, 64, his first major corporate job as senior vice president of Asia operations. During that time, the company added manufacturing and contracts in Asia, while in the U.S., a restructuring included dozens of plant closings and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-07-12/perdue-touts-b