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Cheaper oil not aiding US economy

...50 percent last quarter, the government says, and cut the quarter's annual economic growth by three-quarters...of the losses were indirect: As laid-off workers cut spending, retailers cut 6,600 jobs.Cheaper gas has hardly been a comfort...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-25/cheaper-oil-not-aiding-us-
Drive pound out early runs to beat GreenJackets

...said. "I came all the way down the line and tried to help him. He has the speed and took advantage."The unique home run cut the deficit to 5-3, but the Drive got strong pitching from a left-handed combination of Jalen Beeks and Williams Jerez...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-05-25/drive-pound-out-early-ru
Bill Kirby | The Augusta Chronicle

...weekend and once again I missed it. I've been there and done that, as the saying goes. Badly, if memory serves. When someone cuts me off, I reach for my cellphone and hold it up, pretending to take their photo and hoping they see this in the rearview mirror...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/authors/bill-kirby
GreenJackets: Paulino keeps hitting in Augusta loss

...below-average command; Cutter 86-88, ok cut, some depth, below-average command; CB...command; Cutter 85, only flashed, decent cut; SL 80-81, lacked depth, almost blended into cut; CH 85, flashed decently, showed deception...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2015-05-25/greenjackets
Georgia post to give Vietnam vets homecoming they never had

...uniform" in public, said Chaffee, now a Georgia chapter president of the Vietnam Veterans of America. But he said fresh crew cuts on returning soldiers still made them targets for Americans who opposed the Vietnam War and sometimes took out their hostility...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-25/georgia-post-give-vietnam-vet
More than 7 decades after Pearl Harbor, remains from USS Oklahoma could be ID'd with new tests

...got up the ladder and out the hatch just as the sea began rushing in.The following day, several of Johnson's gun crew were cut out by rescue workers. Other survivors' tapping on the hull could be heard for more than two weeks, but they could not be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-24/more-7-decades-after-pearl-harbor-r
GreenJackets: Young keeps it off the barrel in debut

...showed several looks by tossing 92-94 with cut, 89-91 with some two-seam tail, a...well. Young's fastball has some natural cut at a solid velo. If he can spot it down...secondary fastball to get batters off the cut. I'm always a fan of a pitcher adding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2015-05-24/greenjackets
Clutch final par gives Chris Kirk win at Colonial, denies Jordan Spieth

...myself an outside chance."The PGA Tour's next stop is the Byron Nelson Championship in Irving, where Spieth twice made the cut as a teenage amateur.Spieth had a 50-foot putt tracking to the cup at the 16th hole Sunday, but the ball went on the right...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/clutch-final-par-gives-chris-kirk-win-colo
World's No. 1 Rory McIlroy misses the cut at European Tour's flagship tournament

...titles in three weeks, Rory McIlroy ran out of steam. Now he'll have the whole weekend to get some rest.McIlroy missed the cut at the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth on Friday after an erratic 6-over-par 78 at the European Tour's flagship event...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-05-22/worlds-no-1-rory-mcilroy-mis
Whitfield prepares to step back in to the ring

...angling for another title shot when he got the news that the club's future was in jeopardy.In early 2011, it fell victim to cuts that were part of a massive restructuring of the Augusta-Richmond County government. Longtime club director Tom Moraetes saw...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-23/whitfield-prepares-s