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Democrats threaten shift from Republican party in South Carolina

...South Carolina Chamber of Commerce gave him a 100 percent rating for his votes in 2013, and he has the support of the AFL-CIO union.The chief point Hutto wants to hammer home is that Graham cares more about international affairs, like the attack on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-08-30/democrats-thre
Augusta city bus drivers vote to unionize

Augusta bus drivers voted Thursday to affiliate with the AFL-CIO's Transport Workers Union of America, in a move not surprising to critics of the city's troubled transit system.Thirty-nine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-09-27/augusta-city-bus-drivers
Georgia business-labor coalition calls for immigration reform, cites survey

...Technology Association of Georgia, the Georgia Restaurant Association, the Georgia Poultry Federation and the unions ALF-CIO and Workers United."You cannot dismiss the economic data because it is clear; it is compelling; it is real, and it is conservative...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-09/georgia-business-labor-coalit
Endorsements for Ga. school hopefuls

...Richard Woods in the GOP runoff.Wilson, who has already been endorsed by the Georgia Association of Educators and the AFL-CIO, announced Tuesday the backing of 24 Democratic legislators from across the state, which is noteworthy because her opponent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-06-18/endorsements-g
Barnes snags union endorsement

...the endorsement of the Georgia state AFL-CIO the day before he began airing his third...get-out-the-vote efforts."AFL-CIO members all across Georgia are proud to...2010," said Richard Ray, Georgia AFL-CIO President. "We are confident that he can...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/georgia
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Union will invest in rebuilding

NEW ORLEANS - The AFL-CIO plans to invest $700 million in housing...hobbled by the enormous disaster, AFL-CIO President John Sweeney said in an interview...and revitalization projects. The AFL-CIO already has applied to get title on 200...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/14/bus_85245.shtml
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Video shows SC union leader hitting Haley pinata

...retiring president of the South Carolina AFL-CIO hitting a pinata of Gov. Nikki Haley's...she posted, along with a link.AFL-CIO media director Alison Omens sent a statement...friends. She stressed it was not an AFL-CIO event."We were just having fun," said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-05-22/video-shows-sc-union-lea
On the campaign trail

Gov. Roy Barnes is greeted by AFL-CIO members Wednesday during the AFL-CIO labor convention at Sheraton Augusta Hotel. Mr. Barnes was in Augusta to address the group.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/10/17/met_358881.shtml
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Puccini's geishas

...That's because two women are sharing the lead role of Cio-Cio-San, commonly referred to as Madame Butterfly.trpr...the 1997-98 season, Mrs. Telese has sung the part of Cio-Cio-San for the Dayton Opera and the Tulsa Opera. She's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/27/ent_221355.shtml
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Puccini's geishas

...That's because two women are sharing the lead role of Cio-Cio-San, commonly referred to as Madame Butterfly.trpr...the 1997-98 season, Mrs. Telese has sung the part of Cio-Cio-San for the Dayton Opera and the Tulsa Opera. She's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/27/met_221316.shtml
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