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Dow Jones drops more than 530 points

...Investors are wondering if growth isn't coming from the U.S. or China, where is it going to come from?" said Tim Courtney, CIO of Exencial Wealth Advisors. "This is about growth."By the time it was over, the Standard and Poor's 500 index had lost...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-21/dow-jones-drops-more-530-p
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
Gov. Deal bends rules for Capitol gala

...business executives at the seat of democracy in our state is concerning," said Charlie Flemming, president of the Georgia AFL-CIO unions.Deal's spokesman said it wasn't so different from when producers have rented the building to film TV shows or movies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-18/gov-deal-bends-rules-cap
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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Big Labor's breakup

...away from the 13-million-member AFL-CIO earlier this week, it marked the biggest...pumped $20 million annually into the AFL-CIO till. Considering the direction it was...nuts to crack. Is that because the AFL-CIO didn't try hard enough? Or is it because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/30/edi_459974.shtml
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