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Veto violence in America: Crime and its causes require everyone to act

...during the past decade. Some white-collar and blue-collar citizens I talk with are not moved, because it's becoming too normal...drastic reduction in crime that led to community safety and citizens returning to their front porches without the fear of drive-by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-12-28/veto-violence-am
A resolution for the nation

...as laws, rules and regulations ? arguably, even more so: Unless individuals conduct themselves as moral, law-abiding citizens, those laws, rules and regulations mean nothing.An insurance company advertising pitch says, "Responsibility: What's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-12-28/resolution-nation
The Jimmie Dyess Symposium: If you've got questions, I've got the answers

...outstanding Americans who, over a lifetime, have made major contributions to their nation, their community and their fellow citizens;? to support the Congressional Medal of Honor Society by drawing widespread attention to its mission of perpetuating the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-12-28/jimmie-dyess-sym
After 50 years, big changes coming to Cuba tourism

...yet ? at least most of the time ? is lounging in the sun and sipping mojitos at white-sand-beach resorts.American citizens have been allowed to visit Cuba on such "people to people" trips since 2011, one of President Obama's first moves toward...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-12-27/after-50-years-big-changes-coming-c
Burn Center treats 25 patients from Christmas Eve through Friday

...Inc. "Then we'll start the cycle again next week for New Year's."For New Year's celebrations, Mullins is urging citizens to use caution while handling fireworks."With the forecast calling for cool and clear conditions, we know people will be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-12-26/burn-center-treats-25-patien
Russian ruble still under heavy selling pressure despite big central bank rate hike

...prompted fears that the nuclear-armed nation could be entering a deep economic recession with the potential for unrest, as citizens and investors try to get their hands on cash amid crippling international sanctions and sinking oil prices.The Russian central...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-16/russian-ruble-still-under-
Don't start planning Cuban vacation yet

...on a plane to Havana. It remains illegal for most U.S. citizens to travel to ? and spend money in ? Cuba. Congress first...some answers to popular travel questions.Q: Can U.S. citizens vacation in Cuba?A: Probably not. The president's announcement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-18/dont-start-planning-cuban-
Mayor-elect site goes live, announces inaugural events

...Locations are to be announced.On Jan. 4, a full day of interfaith worship - from 4 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. - will allow citizens of all faiths to "come together to worship and share in a time of encouragement for this city, its leaders and mayor-elect...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-18/mayor-elect-site-goes-li
Things could get worse

...Letting 3 million illegals skirt the law is disgusting. All the people who have waited in line for years to become legal citizens, and for what? Why weren't those med students at Georgia Regents University ("Students protest racism, violence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-12-16/things-could-get-worse
New Grovetown chief says community involvement is "key" to handling city growth

...could find the time, he would volunteer."I like what he is implementing and the programs he is envisioning to protect the citizens and keep their best interests in mind," Eaddy said while cutting hair Thursday. "A lot of people get into leadership positions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-18/new-grovetown-chief-sa