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State school superintendent candidates debate Common Core at forum

...Kay Bacallao, Quitman County Superintendent Allen Fort, former Dekalb School board member Nancy Jester, former defense contractor Fitz Johnson, academic coach and former teacher Kira Willis and educator Richard Woods spoke about their platforms...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-20/state-school-superintendent-c
Augusta debris removal requires additional $5 million

...debris-hauling company from Florida, saw its $8 million contract increase by $3.2 million and Leidos, a national defense contractor based in Virginia, saw its debris-monitoring fee increase from $600,000 to $1.9 million.Both contracts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-18/augusta-debris-removal-requir
New suits take heat for US speedskating woes

...they might be slowing the Americans down.The new high-tech skinsuits, developed with help from a prominent defense contractor and unveiled just before the Sochi Olympics, were a major topic of debate at Adler Arena during Friday's break...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-14/new-suits-take-heat-us-s
Two companies hired to oversee ice storm debris removal

...contractor Ashbritt Environmental to manage the contracted storm cleanup effort for $8 million, and Reston, Va., defense contractor Leidos to monitor debris removal for $603,667.With no disaster response firms under contract, the city used...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-02-24/two-companies-hired-over
Economic developers to woo defense contractors

The Augusta Economic Development Authority is planning a trip to Washington, D.C., this year to meet with defense contractors in an attempt to woo some of their operations to the region, enticing them with the move of the Army's Cyber...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-20/economic-developers-woo-de
Copenhaver looks at legacy in last city address

...500 moving to the area to work on the fort in the next year alone." With each Army job come as many as "five defense contractor jobs off post."? Handling growth from the Cyber Command: "That growth is going to have to be managed. My hope is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-01-30/copenhaver-looks-legacy-
SC transportation chief resigns after DUI arrest

...Army's chief of staff and commandant at West Point. Before joining Haley's administration, he was an executive at defense contractor L-3 Communications.St. Onge often said his job was to "manage the decline of the state highway system."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-01-31/sc-transportation-chief-
What freedoms will be left?

...ignored provisions of immigration law, the Defense of Marriage Act, drug laws and more ? and even encouraged defense contractors to ignore laws requiring layoff notices in advance of "sequestration" cuts."Nullification has rarely seen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-01-05/what-freedoms-will-be
Cyber Command construction starting at Fort Gordon in 2016

...Walter Sprouse said the organization has already printed marketing material for recruitment and made contact with 18 defense contractors who expressed interest in coming to Augusta earlier this year if Fort Gordon became the new home of the Army Cyber...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-12-20/cyber-command-construction-st
5 Questions: Lt. Hollis Bush on fort security

...cyber-intelligence bases.At least 13 people were killed and several more wounded on Sept. 16, when authorities said a defense contractor and former Navy reservist allegedly opened fire from inside the Washington Navy Yard in one of the most violent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-12-18/5-questions-lt-hollis-bush-fo