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Newspaper staff prepares to bring readers Masters coverage

Golf carts and azaleas springing up around town is a clear signal that the Masters Tournament draws nigh.Set your countdown clock to T-minus-one for the day The Augusta Chronicle unpacks its annual Masters Preview section.Sunday's paper...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-03/newspaper-staff-prepares-brin
Countdown clocks remind Clemson players of failure against South Carolina

...of yourself. Take it one game at a time.Which is why the countdown clock that hangs by the door of every team meeting room in...been so striking. At other schools such as Georgia, the countdown clocks always point to the next opponent whether it's Florida...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2014-11-25/countdown-clocks-remind-c
Countdown is on for speed-up rule in minors

...Depending on the situation, the hitter must be in the batter's box or within the dirt circle surrounding the plate when the countdown begins."It definitely is a little weird, especially for guys who take more time," said New York Mets left-hander Jack...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-24/countdown-speed-rule-min
Augusta's first 2015 baby is a boy

...was Treyvon Tremaine Harris, the son of proud parents Joyce and Jamar Harris. Treyvon entered the world shortly after the countdown to midnight at 12:16 a.m.Treyvon's mother planned to celebrate the new year at home, not at Georgia Regents Medical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-01/augustas-first-2015-baby-boy
Gas countdown begins for Georgia customers

ATLANTA -- The 100-day countdown for Georgia natural-gas consumers...beginning of the legislatively mandated countdown. He noted that switching will save...many in the industry have termed the countdown period "the 100 Days War." "We...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/05/bus_260662.shtml
Business
Countdown begins for shuttle launch

...shuttle part, NASA began another launch countdown for Endeavour's long-delayed mission...but a computer malfunction halted the countdown. The faulty master events controller...from the shuttle. On Tuesday, as the countdown began again, technicians discovered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/10/tec_282218.shtml
XXX Technology
Countdown goes down to zero, but rocket stays on pad

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- The launch countdown went all the way down to zero Thursday night, but Boeing's...satellite. Three times Thursday night, an alarm halted the countdown at the last minute but Boeing resolved those problems and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/24/tec_259830.shtml
XXX Technology
Countdown at 2: Ruth and Jordan

...saved baseball vs. the man who sold basketball. ESPN's countdown of the century's greatest athletes has reached the final...element to advertisers. They are the survivors of the yearlong countdown after running back Jim Brown was announced as No. 4 and boxer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/26/oth_279698.shtml
Other sports
Countdown to Minnesota set to begin

...Ga. -- As far as the Atlanta Falcons are concerned, the countdown starts tonight. The team's exhibition game against the Tennessee...preseason game - a trip to Cincinnati next Friday. After that, the countdown ends with Minnesota.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/27/foo_268746.shtml
Food
PSC to begin countdown to gas marketer deadline

...beginning of the Georgia Public Service Commission's 100-day countdown to total deregulation of the state's natural gas industry...nine gas delivery groups, signaling the beginning of the countdown. "Today's proceedings should serve as one of the final...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/02/met_260445.shtml
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