Bill Kirby | The Augusta Chronicle

...Children's ... August is getting close, but we still need postcards from three states to get all 50. That would be Nebraska, Delaware and New Jersey. Monday, July 21, 2014 I am not sure what it is, but the highest percentage of our summer vacation travelers...

Brazil's economy slips into a recession

...slashed demand for steel, minerals, farm goods and other Brazilian exports.IBGE's national accounts coordinator, Rebeca de La Roque, told the G1 news portal that the main cause for this year's second quarter contraction was a 5.5 percent drop in...

Daily, weekly fantasy football games raise legal questions

...gamble on sports outcomes online, while traditional sports gambling is available online only in Nevada and, in some forms, in Delaware.The laws in the states take precedence over the federal law and they vary, most of them basing the legality of a game on...


...Chicago Sky rallied from 20 points down to beat the Atlanta Dream 81-80 on Tuesday night to advance to the Eastern Conference finals.The Sky won the series 2-1.Erika de Souza scored 18 points for Atlanta. Angel McCoughtry added 17.

Burger King could move to Canada despite upset US customers

...pursue a tax inversion merely to pay less in taxes. The Obama administration is considering executive steps it could take to de-incentivize inversions.Some analysts say even if some Burger King customers are initially angered by the move, the feelings...

Night at the Movies

...perfect partner. ExchangeWHEN THE GAME STANDS TALL (PG): The journey of legendary football coach Bob Ladouceur, who took the De La Salle High School Spartans to a 151-game winning streak. Exchange, Evans, AikenX-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST (PG-13...

Police say no Augusta purge

...is legal.So far the rumor of a night of lawlessness has spread from Jacksonville, Fla., to Louisville and from Ohio to Delaware. Rumors are already circulating that Augusta could be next.Sgt. Glen Rahn, of the Richmond County Sheriff's Office...

FIFA-Russia relations hit snag

...since July 13, when Russian state President Vladimir Putin sat next to FIFA President Sepp Blatter at the World Cup final in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Control of Crimean soccer clubs and expensive new stadiums for FIFA's flagship tournament.Attempts by the...

Night at the Movies

...Exchange, Evans, AikenWHEN THE GAME STANDS TALL (PG): The journey of legendary football coach Bob Ladouceur, who took the De La Salle High School Spartans to a 151-game winning streak. Exchange, Evans, AikenWHAT IF (PG-13): Wallace is repeatedly...

New York Yankees retire Joe Torre's No. 6

...escorted Soot Zimmer, the wife of the late Don Zimmer, onto the field to present Torre with a proclamation from New York Mayor Bill de Blasio naming Saturday Joe Torre Day.Torre rode in a golf cart with Yogi Berra to the area in front of the mound, where the...