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Milestones

Dr. Blanche Conger has been appointed chairwoman of the Westminster Schools of Augusta board of trustees. She has been a member of the board since the fall of 2013. She has served...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-07-31/milestones
Medical residency changes proposed

...door for states like Georgia and South Carolina to add positions where they have historically been shortchanged, the co-chairwoman said.But the report from the Institute of Medicine on graduate medical education does not address overall underfunding and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-29/medical-residency-changes-pr
Fed offers a dual message on health of US economy

...unemployment rate has dropped steadily, the job market is still struggling in other ways. It didn't specify what it meant. But Chairwoman Janet Yellen expressed concern to Congress this month about stagnant wage growth, many part-time workers who can't find...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-30/fed-offers-dual-message-he
Columbia County school board rejects fine arts charter school

...school."We are working closely with a real estate broker and we have identified several locations," he said.School board Chairwoman Regina Buccafusco said board members didn't reject the charter school application lightly. She said they relied on recommendations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-07-25/columbia-county-school-bo
Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen sees little threat to financial stability

WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen said Wednesday that she doesn't see a need for the Fed to start raising interest rates to defuse the risk that extremely...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-02/federal-reserve-chairwoman
University naming panel's leaders talk process

...new name could be chosen by the Regents in August and would take effect in January.After the list was revealed, the co-chairwomen sat down with The Augusta Chronicle to talk about how they got there. Q: How many of those names could you say, "that's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2012-06-16/university-naming-panels-
Yellen says economy still needs Fed support

WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen said Tuesday that the economic recovery is not yet complete and for that reason the Fed intends to keep providing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-15/yellen-says-economy-still-
Roundtree, GRU professor to discuss Reinaldo Rivera serial killer case on TV

...order a Whopper with cheese," he said. "That's how easy it flowed from him. He wanted to talk about it."Davies, the chairwoman of the Department of Sociology, Criminal Justice and Social Work, was called on to share her expertise in the field of murder...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-23/roundtree-gru-professo
Runoffs set fields for November elections

...ballots cast. Under state law, Buck could request a recount.The winner will face Democrat Valarie Wilson, the former chairwoman of the Decatur School Board. She won 54 percent of the vote against state Rep. Alisha Thomas Morgan in the Democratic primary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-07-22/runoffs-set-fi
US economy, though sluggish, might now be sturdier

...sank to 7.28 percent through the first three months of 2014, according to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen has said she no longer sees a "systemic threat" from over-extended banks.Inflation has also been running...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-23/us-economy-though-sluggish