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Sears to raise cash through Canadian sale

...costs, reducing inventory and selling assets to return to profitability. Its biggest albatross remains its stores, which critics say are outdated and shabby.The company's losses are mounting. For the quarter ended Aug. 2, Sears lost $573 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-02/sears-raise-cash-through-c
Coca-Cola to revise executive pay plan

...management over the next four years.Buffett, whose Berkshire Hathaway is Coke's biggest shareholder, has been a longtime critic of excessive pay packages. But he said Berkshire Hathaway didn't vote against the plan at Coca-Cola's annual meeting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-01/coca-cola-revise-executive
Overdue for an audit

...support 333-92.It was a version of the bill introduced in 2012 by former U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, a longtime critic of the Federal Reserve.Paul's son, U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., has introduced companion legislation in the Senate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-09-22/overdue-audit
College Board: US history course not anti-American

...leads the College Board's Advanced Placement program said critics misinterpret the framework's purpose. It's not a laundry...bomb raised questions about American values." Conservative critics have panned it, but Parker said its purpose is to spur critical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-09-22/college-board-us-history-
Department of Human Services Board says photo IDs will cost $7.7 million

...requests to the governor's office, which uses them to develop a statewide budget proposal for the Legislature to review.Critics of the food stamp legislation have said it will not fix larger-scale fraud. The USDA has reported the rate of illegal sales...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-21/department-human-services-boa
Ravens owner denies any 'misdirection' regarding Rice

...before it became public."The officer could not tell from the video whether Ray slapped her or punched her," Sanders said.Critics say that shouldn't matter; that the Ravens had enough evidence.Rice was arrested on assault charges, and a police summons...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-09-22/ravens-owner-denies-any-misdi
Investors fret Yahoo's future, stock dips

...technology.One area of focus, Pyykkonen suggested, might be to enhance the company's automated selling tools, which critics say are not as powerful or effective as Google's or Facebook's.Speculation has also turned to the possibility of acquiring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-22/investors-fret-yahoos-futu
Five fall TV shows fail to impress

...the new broadcast season will bring many potential delights, a handful of fall entries fall far short. Fair warning from a critic looking out for you: STALKER (CBS, PREMIERES OCT. 1). Violence Porn packaged as crime drama. Maggie Q and Dylan McDermott...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/television/2014-09-04/five-fall-tv-shows-
Critics pushing back against plan to cut pollution from power plants

ATLANTA - In the Republican Southeast, critics are pushing back against President Obama's plan to cut pollution from power plants.Elected regulators, business interests...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-29/climate-rule-pushback-south
Is Federal Reserve really driving stock prices? The assumption is dubious

...rising stock prices), and thus help lead economic expansion.Without explanation, it is misleading for the tone of these critics, especially Ruchir Sharma, to suggest that a company's diversion of its resources to activities that may boost its stock...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-09-14/federal-reserve-