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Health care M&A leads global deal surge

...most active year for health care deals in at least two decades. The industry has announced...Menges, a senior partner handling M&A at law firm Akin Gump in New York.To a large...administration and sales, but not in research at drugmakers. Losses at health care providers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-24/health-care-ma-leads-globa
More than 30 horses die in stable fire outside Chicago; distraught owners lay flowers at site

...the animals arriving Sunday to lay flowers at the site, a fire department official said...Saturday occurred 50 miles northwest of Chicago at Valley View Acres, a boarding facility...their horses," he said.The Baumans were at an Illinois Hunter Jumper Association awards...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-23/more-30-horses-die-stable-fi
Shaq joins LSU coach, 6 others in college hoops hall

...happened upon a massive 13-year-old at an army base in Germany, stayed in touch...opportunity," O'Neal said, "because at 13, 6-foot-9, I had zero confidence...takes place on the eve of the CBE Classic at the nearby Sprint Center. No. 14 Iowa State...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-11-23/shaq-joins-lsu-coach-6-ot
Butler High School lunchroom, construction offices vandalized

...ransacked a construction company's trailer at Butler High School on Saturday and caused...a police report says.An alarm went off at the school about 11:30 p.m. Sat urday...Knight Construction reported similar damage at his trailer. A golf cart near the trailer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-23/butler-high-school-lun
Augusta concertgoers get into holiday spirit with Empty Stocking Fund's kickoff concert

...sleigh bells," she said.Mack was one of more than 250 people at First Bap tist Church of Augusta on Sunday to listen to the Augusta...than 1,000 families and individuals.Donations were collected at the concert to help the charity. Mack said she planned to donate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-23/augusta-concertgoers-get-hol
Could Pacquiao-Mayweather fight become a reality?

MACAU - Manny Pacquiao is tired of pretending he doesn't care.At last he has Floyd Mayweather Jr. right where he wants him. And he's...coming together.But it may be time for boxing fans to start getting at least a little bit excited, too.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-11-23/could-pacquiao-maywe
Oversight group needs it

...this committee must not be those who have been cheerleaders of the board's plans, but must be drawn broadly from the community at large, including those who opposed the tax increase. The method of selection must be transparent and open to all who are interested...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-11-23/oversight-group-needs-it
You remembered: Trains once part of Augusta life

...I do remember my father taking me to watch trains at the station, and all the tracks and switches right there...pulled by a steam locomotive in late 1944. My father was at the time stationed at Camp Lejeune, N.C., and mother booked this rail...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-24/you-remembered-trains-once-pa
Bulldogs run past Owls

...Florida Atlantic on Sunday."Last year, at the start of the year, he did not know...fouled out.Georgia's biggest lead came at 68-50 with 3:22 to play after Charles...outlasted South Carolina to take third place at the Charleston Classic.The Zips (3-1...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-11-23/bulldogs-run-past-owls
Satan is alive and well

...God.This year, we had the Pagan Pride Festival at Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam Park and Gay Pride Day in Augusta.On the morning of Sept. 30, at the entrance to the restrooms at the Columbia County Amphitheater, someone had written...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-11-23/satan-alive-and-well