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QE draws to a close; how well did Fed's stimulus work?

...the start of 2009 to $2.7 trillion today."The criticisms of QE were clearly overblown," says Dean Baker, a co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, a liberal think tank based in Washington. "The flip side is that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-11-01/qe-draws-close-how-well-did-feds-st
Georgia Regents researchers investigate ways to help cystic fibrosis patients exercise

...question becomes "once it dilates the vessels, will that improve exercise capacity?" said Dr. Caralee Forseen, a co-director of the GRU Cystic Fibrosis Center. The idea would be to do it once and see whether it improves function and also administer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-08-27/georgia-regents-researchers-
Friendship was forged in heat of 1964 civil rights struggle

...harassment for trying to register blacks in the Klan-infested Mississippi Delta. By 1964, the Harlem native ? now co-director of the Council of Federated Organizations, an umbrella organization for civil rights groups ? had reached a conclusion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-06-21/friendship-was-forged-heat-1964-civ
Watchdog: Retaliation complaints jump at VA

...was severely understaffed and could not keep up with "the dangerous flood of patients" there. Mitchell, a former co-director of the Phoenix VA hospital's ER, said in testimony prepared for the House committee that serious medical problems...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-08/watchdog-retaliation-com
Preschools with eco-friendly focus grow across nation

...live."We feel that anything you can learn inside, we can learn outside," said Sunflower Mars, the school's co-director. "We let them be self-guided."The driving force behind the trend is parents, said Peter J. Pizzolongo, who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-09-07/more-preschools-go-green
Pushing back

...More recently, there's conservative commentator Dinesh D'Souza ? author of The Roots of Obama's Rage and co-director of its film adaptation, 2016: Obama's America. He is under indictment on charges of violating campaign finance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-02-26/pushing-back
Smithsonian explores 'cool' from Whitman to Jay-Z

...who exuded a cool, relaxed intensity, appealing to a new generation, said co-curator Frank Goodyear III, who is co-director of the Bowdoin College Museum of Art in Maine. No presidents past or present fit the criteria for defining cool...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2014-02-17/smithsonian-explores-coo
'Lego Movie' built to be a better toy film

...like G.I. Joe and Battleship to capitalize on their familiar brands.Chris Miller and Phil Lord, co-writers and co-directors of The Lego Movie, were well aware of the dim reputation of toy movies. But in their short but rapidly ascending careers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-02-10/lego-movie-built-be-b
1.3 million Americans losing jobless benefits as emergency program expires after 5½ years

...put food on the table, and put gas in the tank so people can look for work," argued Maurice Emsellem, policy co-director at the left-leaning National Employment Law Project.Michael Feroli, an analyst at JPMorgan Chase, said ending...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-27/13-million-americans-losin
The LEGO Movie

Now Playing Synopsis: A lowly Lego figure (voiced by Chris Pratt) joins a group intent on battling an evil force after a case of mistaken identity in this computer-generated comedy from the filmmakers behind Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs and co-director Chris McKay (Robot Chicken). Will Arnett co-stars as the voice of Batman, who along with Superman, make appearances in the Warner Bros. picture. Elizabeth Banks, Morgan Freeman, Will Ferrell, Liam Neeson, and Alison Brie head up the rest of the voice cast. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Will Ferrell, Morgan Freeman, Charlie Day, Liam Neeson, Nick Offerman, Alison Brie Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review