Area nonprofits to speak out on proposed cuts

...out against proposed 25 percent cuts to the city portions of their...Administrator Tameka Allen proposed the cuts ? for entities to which the city...332,470 annual appropriation cut by some $83,000, said Executive...the things they're trying to cut is health care services," Walton...

US economy grew at 3.5 percent rate in third quarter

...percent rate. It was the first positive contribution in more than two years. Federal activity had been constrained by spending cuts and last year's partial government shutdown.Defense spending shot up at a 16 percent rate, the fastest advance since a 17...

Sweden's Rikard Karlberg leads in Malaysia

...Karlberg, who splits his time between the Asian and European tours, is making only his third PGA Tour appearance after missing the cut twice in the U.S. Open."Just enjoy it and have fun out there made a big difference to me," he said. "So I haven't...

Florida State rallies past Louisville behind Winston

...which Rudolph recovered at the Florida State 40.The Seminoles turned it over on downs but Winston found Rudolph wide open down the middle between two defenders for a 68-yard TD strike that cut it to 24-14 with 9:51 left in the quarter.

Postseason aces become an Augusta thing

...them through postseasons hold a special place in MLB history. Augusta can proudly say it saw two of them when they were clean-cut, wide-eyed teenagers with historical careers in front of them. For what Bumgarner accomplished this postseason, Augusta...

Lottery-funded scholarships need review, South Carolina audit says

...nearly $173 million in 2012-13. The agency used to audit its distributions but stopped after the 2008 recession-era budget cuts. Agency officials say they agree with the recommendation. The agency is seeking $85,000 in the next budget to hire an auditor...

US regulator sues AT&T, says company misled smartphone customers about unlimited data plans

...unlimited data but had their Internet speeds cut by the company ? slowing their ability...It's really unfair to have my speed cut down like that," Turner said. "It's...service.Other frustrated customers have cut ties with the company and canceled their...

Rants & Raves

...voted down the excise tax on energy for manufacturers. Cut down on all your travels; one a year related to your job should be enough as long as it is in Georgia. Cut your gas allocation; Cut down on your free phone service. Use your own phone...

Details of Augusta's proposed stormwater fee emerge during budget workshop

...youth-oriented services each provides, making agreement to cut their funds unlikely.Cameron Nixon, chairman of the Downtown...Copperfield" before the next work session to avoid having to cut the agencies.It was "one of the hardest recommendations to...

Champ Bailey won't return to the NFL

...lineup, Bailey played largely in the slot, a departure from his role for so many seasons with the team.Bailey, 36, was cut by the New Orleans Saints after he struggled with injuries. Since being released, Bailey also worked out for the Detroit Lions...