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Aldridge scores 26 points to help Portland hold off spirited Minnesota playing without Kevin Love

...and the Clippers are 12-6 during that stretch."I think it's going to take Chris some time to get his rhythm back," Rivers said before practice. "That's why I am hoping he is healthy and we can play him Sunday, have a practice on Tuesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-02-08/aldridge-scores-26-points-hel
Low flows and drought limit Savannah River striper recovery

...when the huge sportfish were abundant.Their numbers declined rapidly when a tidal gate and canal were installed in the Back River. Those changes increased salinity in freshwater estuaries to levels that were lethal to striped bass eggs ? all but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/fishing/2012-01-27/low-flows-and-dr
Rants and raves

...themselves. AMAZING! STATE POLITICIANS just discovered there are 357 dams already built in north Georgia that hold back river water. But during the drought, they don't let people use that. Couldn't find 357 lakes? Ain't that like losing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2008-02-24/rants-and-raves
Metro | Rants and raves
Across Georgia

...Bailey, a physical scientist with the Corps, said. Proposed solutions include filling in the sediment basin on the back river, removing a tide gate and altering various cuts, or man-made connections, in the river system. Search for missing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/01/11/met_112107.shtml
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Georgia considering lifting ban on Savannah stripers

...lower Savannah River, they began to disappear in the 1970s after a tidal gate and diversion canal were installed in the Back River, where they spawned. Scientists believe the changes increased salinity in freshwater estuaries and rendered them unsuitable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/16/pav_440124.shtml
Rob Pavey
Fishing report

...lots of tarpon rolling on the beachfront of Warsaw Sound. I have received several reports of greyhounding tarpon in the Back River at Tybee and around Ossabaw Sound. Best bait is menhaden (porgies) or mullet, the livelier the better, and use barbless...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/16/out_353049.shtml
Outdoors
Savannah stocks are rising

...Will said. "After that, we were in trouble." In 1977, after a tidal gate and diversion canal were installed in the Back River where striped bass spawned, the fish began to disappear. Scientists believe the changes increased salinity in freshwater...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/23/out_328569.shtml
Outdoors
Fishing report

...flounder, spottail bass and trout action is taking place in the creeks, with live shrimp the way to go. I visited the Back River at Tybee the other night and could not believe all of the surface activity. Shrimp and large mullet were jumping as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/09/14/out_319903.shtml
Outdoors
Islanders seek dune protection

...southern beaches. It's a project expected to sustain the island for years to come - from the north federal groin to the Back River. But Ms. McCracken and Ms. Theall watched with dismay as the Corps packed up its equipment and moved on. The north...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/02/08/met_305581.shtml
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Jasper County eyes global shipping market

...the channel loses its ruler-straight length at the big curve at the northwest end of Elba Island, another turn at Back River near Old Fort Jackson, and then past the bustling River Street. But many of the giant freighters that carry container...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/12/23/met_303311.shtml
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