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Limiting mergers abroad: Obama targets corporate tax loophole

...get to pick the tax rate you pay," Obama told a crowd of about 2,000. "Folks, if you are secretary or a construction worker you don't say, 'You know, I feel like paying a little less so let me do that.' You don't get a chance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-24/limiting-mergers-abroad-ob
Unions representing government workers are gaining numbers

...worker now is more likely to be an educator, office worker or food or service industry employee rather than a construction worker, autoworker, electrician or mechanic. Far more women than men are among the union-label ranks.In a blow...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-04/unions-representing-govern
Black presence in state GOP is growing stronger

...meeting began with a tour of the newly opened facility and a personal story from the owner about her transition from construction worker to the catering and hospitality industry. According to the owner, the Republican-backed tax incentive programs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-06-08/black-presence-s
Savannah construction worker killed

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Savannah police say a construction worker is dead and three others are injured after a road-repair crew was struck by a car in an upscale subdivision.Police spokesman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-12-05/savannah-construction-worker
Construction worker killed at SC Air Force Base

SUMTER, S.C. - A construction worker at an Air Force Base in South Carolina has died after he was struck by a beam. Multiple media outlets reported that 38-year-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2010/01/01/met_561566.shtml
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'Lego Movie' built to be a better toy film

...are pacified by bland state-controlled entertainment, like the TV show Where Are My Pants?A law-abiding construction worker named Emmet (voiced by Chris Pratt) inadvertently stumbles across a rebellion against leader Lord Business...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-02-10/lego-movie-built-be-b
Local and area briefs

Construction worker killed in accident A 25-year-old construction worker was crushed to death Tuesday at Fort Gordon's Gate 1 road extension when a steel girder fell on him. Lane C. Logue of Wrightsville, Ga., was working his shovel near...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/03/12/met_205217.shtml
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Across Georgia

Construction worker pinned in pool drowns SANDY SPRINGS - A construction worker drowned Monday when he backed an earth-moving machine into a swimming pool, trapping himself underwater for close to an hour, authorities said. Officials said Forron...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/20/met_120999.shtml
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Crane accident kills ironworker

An 18-year-old construction worker was killed Wednesday in an accident near the UCB Chemical Corp. on Revco Road in North Augusta. Damion Ashley Heard, an ironworker...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/08/23/met_320644.shtml
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Man charged in church robberies

AIKEN -- A Gloverville construction worker with a cross tattooed on his shoulder has been charged in...2-year-old boy bearing his name and he occasionally was a construction worker specializing in roofing. He does not have a previous arrest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/24/met_275769.shtml
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