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Madagascar hopes surfing will draw in waves of tourists

...become the 86th member of the International Surfing Association, as part of a drive to promote the sport in Africa, the California-based association said. Madagascar offers more than3,000 miles of coastline that have been largely unexplored by the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-29/madagascar-hopes-sur
Agencies are attack dogs

...the federal government. From all indications, she abused her power and encouraged others to do likewise. An IRS office in California ordered Christian Voices for Life, a pro-life organization in Fort Bend County, Texas, to explain the content of its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-31/agencies-are-attack-dogs
Augusta Amusements brings in Blind Boys of Alabama, Jim Brickman

...West Guitar Group kicking off the season on Aug. 8, and the California Guitar Trio on Feb. 13.Pianists join the roundup, too...classic jazz from their days at the Univer sity of Southern California, the New West Guitar Group ? Perry Smith, Jeff Stein and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-07-30/augusta-amusements-br
Patricia Davis

...Betty Hartfield, Evans; sisters, Glenda Blackwell, Evans, Gloria Blackwell, Augusta, Sherri Blackwell, Morena Valley, CA, Teresa Hartfield, Augusta, Carnetha Hartfield, Conyers, GA; brothers Marty Beard, Lincolnton, GA, Moses Hartfield...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000171909424
Vin Scully is returning to the Dodgers for a record 66th season in 2015

...longest-tenured broadcaster with one team in sports history. He calls all nine innings of the team's home games and road games in California and Arizona for the Dodgers' new television home on SportsNet LA, while the first three innings of his games are simulcast...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-30/vin-scully-returning-dod
Strong field ready to tackle revamped Reno event

...weeks ago, the tournament with a $3 million purse signed a four-year sponsorship deal with Barracuda Networks Inc., a California-based computer data security firm. It's the tourney's first title sponsorship since it was played as the Legends Reno-Tahoe...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-07-30/strong-field-ready-tackle-re
Heisman winner, teammate were held at gunpoint

...Angeles that Montgomery would probably sit out the season opener and is questionable for Stanford's home game against Southern California on Sept. 6. IOWA: The university is offering a year's worth of free tuition to five randomly selected students who've...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-30/heisman-winner-teammate-w
Check doctors' vitals, before they check yours

...and some other chronic conditions under control in different practices, plus how satisfied patients are. Report cards in California and Massachusetts add how well certain group practices follow guidelines on cancer screening and avoiding unneeded X-rays...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2014-07-30/check-doctors-vitals-the
Behind closed doors

...coverage that began after President Clinton and Vice President Al Gore's controversial meeting with wealthy foreign donors at a California Buddhist temple.Politico reported that journalists and photographers, who traveled with Obama on Air Force One to the Senate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-07-29/behind-closed-doors
35 percent in US facing debt collectors, study says

...their bills on time. Just 20.1 percent of Minneapolis residents have debts in collection. Boston, Honolulu and San Jose, California, are similarly low.Only about 20 percent of Americans with credit records have any debt at all. Yet high debt levels don't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-29/35-percent-us-facing-debt-