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Marriott buys rival hotel chain Starwood for $12.2 billion

...approved the acquisition unanimously, which now must be approved by investors in both hotel chains.Arne Sorenson will be president and CEO of the combined company and the headquarters will be in Bethesda. Marriott's board of directors following...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-16/marriott-buys-rival-hotel-
Deal to buy Starwood will make Marriott world's largest hotel chain

...acquisition unanimously, which now must be approved by investors in both hotel chains.Marriott's Sorenson will be president and CEO of the combined company and the headquarters will be in Bethesda. Marriott's board of directors following...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-16/deal-buy-starwood-will-mak
At a full gallop

...Fiorina's fiery broadside against a deserving Planned Parenthood.Some may wonder if the youngish Rubio has the chops to be president ? but in two Kennedy-esque debate performances, he's shown no sign of weakness or shortcoming. A thinner field...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-09-18/full-gallop
Rants & Raves

...fellow liberal CBS, stay on the air? And if it does stay on, will the plot lines shift from this character could be president to this character has issues? If the program is axed because she drops out of the race, it shows why it was put on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-28/rants-raves-0
Dustin Johnson considers building golf school in China

...will be qualifiers held in China that would allow Chinese juniors to compete in the tournament. The tournament will be Presidents Day weekend, and also around the time of the Chinese New Year."Dustin always wanted to have a junior tournament...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-11-10/dustin-johnson-considers-bui
Rude, hostile and immaterial

...after the other."CNBC spokesman Brian Steel, responding to the criticism, had this to say: "People who want to be president of the United States should be able to answer tough questions."On that, we agree wholeheartedly ? though the questions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-10-29/rude-hostile-and-imma
Ramblin' Rhodes: 45 years of columns make for some notable quotes

...Brothers: "Most people at some point in life have to realize success isn't going to happen; that you're not going to be president of the company and you're going to be working from 9 to 5 until you retire. How you take it shows what you're made...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-10-29/ramblin-rhodes-45-yea
Rants & Raves

...THE NAVY, my only government work experience is a few months as a garbage man. But that makes me super qualified to be president. I know how to throw out garbage. THE HOUSE Republicans say they don't know what to do. Aren't they supposed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-10-24/rants-raves
GOP candidates debate Russia, immigration and Trump

...allies. Ohio Gov. John Kasich took a measured approach, saying anyone who wants to rip up the deal isn't prepared to be president.In an exchange on gay marriage and religious liberty, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee argued forcefully for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-09-16/debate-gop-hopefuls-clash-over-iran
Iran deal spells doom

...become tangible and, considering the tenets of Iran's rulers, possibly realizable. By then, Obama will no longer be president, but he and his partisan supporters will own this agreement in perpetuity.As most Americans will not remember British...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-09-10/iran-deal-spells-doom