Augusta Canal | The Augusta Chronicle

...1993, the authority issued a comprehensive master plan, outlining the canal's development potential. In 1996, the US Congress designated the Augusta Canal as a National Heritage Area. In the 21st century, the Augusta Canal is once again a source...

Don't start planning Cuban vacation yet

...just hop on a plane to Havana. It remains illegal for most U.S. citizens to travel to ? and spend money in ? Cuba. Congress first would have to lift its half-century-old trade embargo.Still, travel companies are salivating at the chance to set...

Congressional spending bill funds Savannah port work

...1 trillion spending bill approved by Congress includes a small amount of money to help...in 2016 via an expanded Panama Canal.Congress has appropriated small sums for the Savannah...harbor expansion's major proponents in Congress ? Georgia Rep. Jack Kingston and Sens...

Saudi woman arrested while attending soccer game

...to attend a match at Riyadh's main stadium. And in January, a group of American women traveling with members of U.S. Congress watched a local soccer club match, also in Riyadh.The arrested woman, whose name has not been made public, said she bought...

Obama: US re-establishing relations with Cuba

...executive authority. However, he cannot unilaterally end the longstanding U.S. economic embargo on Cuba, which was passed by Congress and would require action from lawmakers to overturn.Wednesday's announcements followed more than a year of secret talks...

Sanford got payout from lender after taking office

...San ford's stock could violate a prohibition on members of Congress accepting gifts exceeding $350 from non-family members...Since then, Sanford has voted on financial regulations in Congress, where rank-and-file members are paid an annual salary...

American lawyer Michael Garcia resigns as FIFA prosecutor in World Cup bid process

...great who has refused to back Blatter for re-election but will not stand himself in the May 29 vote.Garcia won support from Congress, with Sen. Bob Casey, describing his resignation as "understandable following repeated obstruction from FIFA" and calling...

US-Cuba diplomatic thaw could benefit industries

...S. could go to $5.8 billion a year from nothing now.Obama's announcement alone won't restart economic relations. Congress will have to act to lift economic sanctions against Cuba. But by loosening restrictions on travel and permitting travelers...

Dems meddle, but GOP gets the blame

...more than a half-century of Democratic Congresses, somehow they manage to put the blame...housing fiasco, too, should be laid at Congress' doorstep. When Democratic special...taking the blame, now the Democratic Congress is making the banks the bad guys. And...

Looking forward to honorable president in White House

...take a walk down memory lane" and recall some achievements from 40 years' worth of Democrat-dominated administrations and Congresses: 1960s: The Bay of Pigs fiasco; the coddling of Communism; the failed "Great Society" programs; the dramatic escalation...

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