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Rants & Raves

...been inflamed for many centuries. IT HAS TAKEN SIX and a half days for my first class letter to go from Augusta to Miami. Delta flies dozens of times a day in two hours. Why does it take so long? We need the Pony Express back. WE CAN'T GO TO THE grocery...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-27/rants-raves
Augusta Regional to close runway for safety, parking during Masters

...into Augusta and use larger aircraft. Additionally, about 3,000 landings and takeoffs for private aircraft are projected.Delta and US Airways are adding nine departing flights each to New York's LaGuardia Airport, according to Diane Johnston, Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-26/augusta-regional-close-runway
Things to Do

...Social Canvas FestivalWHEN: Noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 29WHERE: Morris Museum of Art, 1 10th St.DETAILS: Art-making stations, gallery scavenger hunt; music by Pixel Adams, Delta Cane, Chris Hardy Band; free; themorris.org

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-03-25/things-do
Ex-Delta employee indicted in gun-smuggling case

...Wednesday in Atlanta against Eugene Harvey, who worked for Delta Air Lines before he was fired as a result of the investigation...of passing the guns to Mark Quentin Henry, who worked as a Delta baggage handler until he was fired in 2010 after three years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-20/ex-delta-employee-indicted-gu
Delta reports 4Q loss of $712 million

ATLANTA - Delta Air Lines Inc. reported a fourth-quarter...still better than Wall Street expected.Delta reported a $712 million loss after taking...hedging losses.Excluding those items, Delta would have earned $649 million, or 78...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-20/delta-reports-4q-loss-712-
Airlines making frequent-flier programs based on spending

...earn trips and upgrades even faster.? Delta Air Lines, which shifted its SkyMiles...the distance between the two cities.Delta upset some frequent fliers with its decision...be?"Anthony Black, a spokesman for Delta, downplays the impact. He says that shopping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-06/airlines-making-frequent-f
The Artside: See, hear about artists' work at Aiken Center for Arts

...painting on a big community canvas, and painting demonstrations by artists working during performances by musicians Pixel Adams, Delta Cane and the Chris Hardy Band. Festivities begin at noon. IT'S ALL ABOUT THE BOX: The Greater Augusta Arts Council is seeking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/aiken/2015-03-17/artside-see-hear-about-artist
Unbeaten Dortmund breezes in San Felipe Stakes

...paid $4.60 to show.Ocho Ocho Ocho lost for the first time after winning his first three races, including the $1 million Delta Jackpot. He finished eighth.Dortmund earned 50 points under the system used by Churchill Downs to determine the 20-horse...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-03-07/unbeaten-dortmund-breezes-san-fel
Measure would end Georgia tax break on jet fuel

...state's largest employers, Atlanta-based Delta Airlines.The latest version of the bill...updating his original proposal to end only Delta's. State officials estimate the exemption...early this session, Ehrhart accused one of Delta's lobbyists of threatening members who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-28/measure-would-end-georgia-tax
Delta's 3Q profit falls on one-time items

DALLAS - Delta Air Lines Inc. said Thursday that third-quarter...labor costs pushed expenses higher too.Delta is the first U.S. airline to report third-quarter...the international flying, Bastian said. Delta is reworking its network of flights to Asia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-16/deltas-3q-profit-falls-one