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More than 900 athletes compete in regional Special Olympics

...jump, bean bag toss, 50- and 100-meter dashes, and wheelchair events for a spot in the state games at Atlanta's Emory University in May.Special Olympics is the world's largest sporting event for children and adults with intellectual...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-26/more-900-athletes-compete-reg
Coding camps for kids rise in popularity

...at home because they don't have this in school," said Taylor Jones, the director of the iD Tech Camp at Atlanta's Emory University.So-called coding camps for children are becoming more popular amid a growing effort to expand access to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-06-25/coding-camps-kids-rise-pop
Special Olympians go for gold, glory

...many as 900 athletes from 12 counties across the region competed for the 250 spots in the state games in May at Atlanta's Emory University.Jovarius is likely to be there, outpacing second-place finisher Antwan Pierson, of Columbia County, by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-03-27/special-olympians-go-gold-glo
Railway funding weighed

...Athens with Atlanta via Oconee, Barrow, Gwinnett and DeKalb counties. Bogart, Winder, Lawrenceville and Atlanta's Emory University would be among the stops. Another $45 million would go toward buying locomotives and passenger cars for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/19/bus_268148.shtml
Business
New left hand gives new life to 21-year-old

...Lu's skin, bones, nerves, tendons, arteries and veins during a risky and complex 19-hour operation at Atlanta's Emory University hospital.Lu, 21, lost her left hand as a child because of illness."This has been, quite possibly, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-06-19/new-left-hand-gives-new-life-
Average ER wait time nears hour

...arriving at the ERs. And there are fewer ERs," said Dr. Pitts, an associate professor of emergency medicine at Atlanta's Emory University. Overall, about 119 million visits were made to U.S. emergency rooms in 2006, up from 90 million in 1996...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/08/07/met_468584.shtml
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Defensive lineman's stroke stuns Georgia

...Jacobs, a starting defensive tackle for the Bulldogs, was in stable condition in the intensive care unit at Atlanta's Emory University Hospital. Stricken after last Wednesday's practice, he was flown from Athens by helicopter. The stroke...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/21/uga_328467.shtml
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Head of Coca-Cola Goizueta dies at 65

...Goizueta's immune system and left him defenseless against a bacterial throat infection that put him back in Atlanta's Emory University Hospital on Oct. 7. "Every one of the nearly 1 million members of the extended Coca-Cola family around...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/19/biz_216220.shtml
XXX Bizarre
Across Georgia

...of my life story has found itself into the public domain already," said Mr. Rushdie, 60, in a speech at Atlanta's Emory University. The Indian-born, British writer has been a lightning rod for protests by Muslims since his book The Satanic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/02/11/met_186911.shtml
Metro
Flu planners fear ERs flooded with the not-so-sick

...a repetition of the spring experience all over the country," says ER specialist Dr. Arthur Kellermann of Atlanta's Emory University, who has pushed the government planning and praises what he calls "an unprecedented partnership" to create...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/11/liv_543945.shtml
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