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Truck deals help boost US auto sales in September

...trucks kept U.S. auto sales strong in September.General Motors Co. and Chrysler Group led the industry with 19-percent sales...Ford's monthly truck sales have dropped below 60,000.Ford Motor Co. saw a 9 percent increase in Fusion sedan sales, but otherwise...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-01/truck-deals-help-boost-us-
Nuke supplier agrees to changes after cheating

...on a qualification test four years ago.Chicago Bridge & Iron Co. agreed in a settlement with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission...accuse one welder of cheating by taking a qualification test for a co-worker. A test administrator allowed the test even though authorities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-01/nuke-supplier-agrees-changes
Georgia sees more consistency on special teams

...It's a good thing that I don't think anybody has asked about the snappers this year," said John Lilly, Georgia's co-special teams coordinator. "They don't ever want anybody to know who they are."There were plenty of questions about special...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-10-01/georgia-sees-more-consist
Animal rescuers trying to save obese dog

...on a unique case with their adoption of Pearl. After finding a foster home and arranging Pearl's first veterinary exam, DNA co-founder Hayley Zielinski said a long recovery is ahead."She's literally trapped in her body," Zielinski said. "You...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-01/animal-rescuers-trying-save-o
Airlines look for an edge in weather-radar systems

DALLAS - As their plane climbed away from Belize City, American Airlines pilot Brian Will and his co-pilot were ready to detour several hundred miles to avoid a wall of bad weather in front of them.Then, looking at the display...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-29/airlines-look-edge-weather
Braves hitting coach Greg Walker quits

...Milwaukee fell from first place in the National League Central and out of any postseason play.Melvin plans to travel to Colorado Springs this week to meet with the Brewers' new Class AAA affiliate. He also plans to go to Phoenix to monitor the team's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-09-30/braves-hitting-coach-gre
Overtime

...Blanc said intensive treatment up until Monday morning failed to resolve the problem.NHL2 get extensions from AvalancheThe Colorado Avalanche signed forward Cody McLeod and defenseman Brad Stuart to contact extensions Mon day.McLeod's new deal runs through...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-09-29/overtime
New all-female sports news show premieres Tuesday

...timing ? an all-women sports show premieres Tuesday night after weeks of NFL domestic violence cases dominating the headlines. Co-coordinating producer Emilie Deutsch has spent a lot of time listening to that male bastion of sports talk radio to prepare for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-09-29/new-all-female-sport
Construction roundup

...Corp.; Washington Crossing LLC, 2907 Washington Road, Augusta; renovations, $192,000? Richardson Turner Construction Co.; 3362 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; commercial building, $272,000? Steel Pro Inc.; RWG & CPG Invest, 2825-P Washington...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-30/construction-roundup
Broad Street fire still under investigation

...responded to a fire at 915 Broad St. about 5:20 a.m. Heavy smoke was still rising from the building at mid-morning.Perry & Co., a hair salon on the lower level, was damaged, according to Dee Griffin, a fire department spokeswoman, and there was heavy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-30/broad-street-fire-still-under