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Noise complaints decrease in Augusta after new fireworks law passed

...comfort, repose, health, peace or safety of others."The law covers horns, radios, loudspeakers, animals, vehicle defects, shouting, construction, vendors, leaf blowers and even steam whistles, but does not include fireworks and typically restricts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-06/noise-complaints-decrease-aug
Canine from Florida named World's Ugliest Dog

PETALUMA, Calif. - A 10-year-old mutt named Quasi Modo, whose spinal birth defects left her a bit hunchbacked, is the winner of this year's World's Ugliest Dog contest.The pit bull-Dutch shepherd mix and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-27/canine-florida-named-worlds-
Auto safety agency admits flaws, begins reforms after GM case

...government's auto safety agency acknowledged Friday that a deadly defect in General Motors ignition switches went unresolved for a decade...regulators still lay most of the blame on GM for hiding the defect.The GM switches, used in older-model small cars such as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-05/auto-safety-agency-admits-
Report on Boeing 787 fire points to battery defect

...WASHINGTON - A short circuit likely caused by a manufacturing defect in a Boeing 787 battery sparked a fire last year that grounded...batteries to overheat and ignite if they have a manufacturing defect or if they are damaged, overcharged, or exposed to high temperatures...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-01/report-boeing-787-fire-poi
Senators express frustration with Takata, US safety regulators over ongoing air bag recalls

...908 million and hire 57 new vehicle defect investigators.But other senators cited...gathering so NHTSA can spot potential defects more quickly.NHTSA Administrator Mark...people killed in crashes linked to the defect.Kennedy said he would take a request...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-23/senators-express-frustration-takata
S.C. Supreme Court upholds validity of ordinance allowing North Augusta to finance the new GreenJackets stadium

...The court said the city did exactly what the statute required to amend the TIF plan," Zeigler said. "There were no defects in that process at all."The Supreme Court's opinion affirmed the August 2014 ruling by South Carolina Circuit Court Judge...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-17/sc-supreme-court-upholds
GM is fined a record $35 million for not disclosing deadly ignition defect

...disclose an ignition-switch defect in millions of cars that has...automakers to report safety defects to the government within five...from using words such as "defect" or "dangerous" when reporting...took so long to report this defect says there was something very...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-16/gm-fined-record-35-million
SC hospitals to test newborns for heart defects

...newborn for congenital heart defects within 48 hours of birth can...thankful they knew of the heart defect beforehand and hopes the required...didn't believe she had a heart defect."According to the Ameri...than half of congenital heart defects, which occur in eight of every...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-07-13/sc-hospitals-test-newborns-he
Evans parents say GM knew of defect in daughter's car

...say General Motors knew of a defect in her car but took steps to...medical bills.Ignition switch defects are at the center of a congressional...about the safety-related defects in the Saturn Ion, and did...recall or fully remedy the defects or warn users about them...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-12/evans-parents-say-gm-knew-def
GM, Toyota recall cars over air bag defects

...Motors is recalling more than 89,000 autos because of air bag defects and other problems.The automaker is recalling 31,520 model...2013 model year Buick Encores because of a passenger air bag defect and 33 model year 2014 Chevrolet Corvettes because a short...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-06-13/gm-toyota-recall-cars-over-ai