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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
Black Friday shopping craze catching on in UK

...Thanksgiving has for decades been the biggest shopping day in the U.S. as millions of Americans go in search of bargains and the countdown to Christmas begins in earnest. It is traditionally the day that the average U.S. retailer turns a profit ? hence its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-26/black-friday-shopping-craz
Start planning now to make costumes

If you're into countdowns, you have only 8 to 10 days left until Halloween and the weekend of major costume and theme parties. Yes, you can ignore it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/10/23/met_200136.shtml
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Living briefs

...TONIGHT NETWORKS OFFER QUOTES, ETIQUETTE - The folks at the American Film Institute have a big thing for lists and countdowns. Tonight, it's 100 Movies - 100 Movie Quotes, a special that recalls the film lines ("Here's looking' at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/21/liv_456593.shtml
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Poll: Shoppers split on early Christmas

...commercial celebration of Christmas was well under way. Judging from the music, the decorations and even the shopping day countdowns that somehow find their way into stores before the back-to-school sales are over, Dec. 25 is coming earlier every year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/23/biz_217926.shtml
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Cher in the City: Augusta City Classic proves to be great motivator

...some places than it needed to and I knew I had to start my annual routine.Last weekend I started what I call my Classic Countdown Workout. Every year for the past six years, I start working out three to four days a week leading up to the Classic.On...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-10-22/cher-city-augusta-cit
Struggling Falcons get back to work

...perform (PUP) list. Barring any unforeseen setbacks, he'll take part in the next practice; that will start a 21-day countdown, after which the team must put him on the active roster or declare him out for the rest of the year.Injuries have been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-11-03/struggling-falcons-get-back-w
Casey Kasem, king of Top 40 countdown, dead

...voice who became the king of the top 40 countdown with a syndicated show that ran for decades...songs sent in by readers and introduce countdown records with sympathetic background anecdotes...boyhood and would imitate him in pretend countdown broadcasts at age 9. Kasem's legacy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-15/casey-kasem-king-top-40-coun
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
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