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Drug testing, power arms contribute to decline in home runs

...the fewest in a full season since 1992, when there were four fewer teams, no interleague play and Fay Vincent was still commissioner.The days of bulked-up sluggers like Barry Bonds, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa topping 60 home runs in a season like they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-27/drug-testing-power-arms-
More meetings on pipeline proposal

...location is held," Caley wrote in an email. Info requested In another development that pipeline critics cheered, DOT Deputy Commissioner Todd E. Long last week requested more information from the Houston-based energy giant to support the case for the pipeline's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-27/more-meetings-pipeline-propo
Sylvia Cooper | The Augusta Chronicle

...Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014 First Mayor-elect Hardie Davis will be sworn in, and the very next day the work will begin. Commissioners will meet and the gavel will fall. It will be a brand new day at City Hall. The good news is it was a slow week for local...

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City Ink | The Augusta Chronicle

...Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014 First Mayor-elect Hardie Davis will be sworn in, and the very next day the work will begin. Commissioners will meet and the gavel will fall. It will be a brand new day at City Hall. If city department heads in the crosshairs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink
Labor commissioner: Augusta's job growth rate more important than unemployment rate

...employer than location and incentives.Georgia's labor commissioner, Mark Butler, told Augusta manufacturing representatives...unemployment, but that is not our emphasis," Butler said.The commissioner said there are a quarter million job openings in the state...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-25/labor-commissioner-augusta
Try speed bumps on Laney-Walker

...safety issue could very easily be solved, very efficiently and at a low cost, if the Augusta mayor, city manager and commissioners would travel to the Belvedere, S.C., trash dump.Aiken County has installed two speed bumps near the entrance, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-03-27/try-speed-bumps-laney-wa
Census: Richmond County population increases slightly

...said Ron Cross, chairman of the Columbia County Board of Commissioners.Cross said the growth likely keeps pace with a University...update of its Growth Management Plan, just weeks after commissioners placed a six-month moratorium on town house and residential...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-25/census-richmond-county-popula
Marlins' Jarred Cosart is cooperating with MLB

...bets on or against his own team faces a lifetime ban. The commissioner, at his discretion, can discipline a player for placing...using performance-enhancing drugs, according to baseball commissioner Rob Manfred.Manfred said, "Let me be clear about this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-26/marlins-jarred-cosart-co
Augusta deputy administrator picks named

...the deputy administrator position, declined to comment.Commissioner Ben Hasan said the city needed the new talent to "go to...the same thing you get the same results," Hasan said.Commissioner Grady Smith said the commission had first seen the hires...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-25/augusta-deputy-administr
Rural residents question stormwater fee

...previous special purpose local option sales taxes.Former Commissioner Moses Todd, a critic of the project who's attended all...maintenance, as Byne said.After the session, District 8 Commissioner Wayne Guilfoyle, who represents the area, said he'll...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-26/rural-residents-question-stor