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Obama proposes to make more workers eligible for overtime pay

...run-up to the 2016 presidential election. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who is challenging Hillary Rodham Clinton for the Democratic nomination, said the proposal means businesses would no longer be able to shirk their responsibility to pay fair wages...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-30/obama-proposes-make-more-w
Boosting overtime: Obama calls for broader coverage

...run-up to the 2016 presidential election. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who is challenging Hillary Rodham Clinton for the Democratic nomination, said the proposal means businesses would no longer be able to shirk their responsibility to pay fair wages...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-30/boosting-overtime-obama-ca
Test your knowledge of June events in Augusta

...1978. D. 1982. 6. Augusta was paralyzed when this "furious" phenomenon hit town in 1910:A. Raging flood. B. State Democratic Party convention. C. Big fire. D. Hurri cane. 7. Who ordered Augusta to be created in a 1736 order?A. James Oglethorpe...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-27/test-your-knowledge-june-even
Georgia stops issuing license plate with Confederate flags

...officials across the country to call for removal of the flag and other Confederate symbols from government buildings.Several Democratic members of the Georgia Legislature announced plans to end the state's celebration of Confederate Memorial Day on a date...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-26/georgia-stops-issuing-license
World is speeding past America on high-speed trains

...long-term financing plan relies heavily on federal money that is unlikely to materialize in a Republican-controlled Congress.Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown remains a strong supporter, negotiating a dedicated funding stream for the bullet train through a separate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-26/world-speeding-past-americ
Now what will happen?

...the court has created a national right that doesn't exist in our Constitution. The court's slim majority subverted the democratic process in nearly three-dozen states, and set up an inevitable collision with one of our most fundamental of rights: the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-06-26/now-what-will-happen
Shopgirl: Organize all travel minutiae with ease

...timeless, and are at a price point that's very accessible. It's exciting to me that the Internet has opened up a more democratic and personalized way to be a part of the fashion world, whether just by sharing opinions through a blog or launching a complete...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/fashion/2015-06-25/shopgirl-organize-all-trave
Haley calls for Confederate flag to come down

...and U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, now running for president, as well as South Carolina's only other black congressman, Democratic Rep. Jim Clyburn. The chairman of the Republican National Committee has also called for the flag's removal."Last week's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-22/haley-calls-confederate-flag
Hillary Clinton campaigns in SC today

...training during a visit to South Carolina this week. The Democratic presidential contender is meeting today with community leaders...Clinton told more than 200 members of the South Carolina Democratic Women's Council that pay equity between men and women...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-06-17/hillary-clinton-campaigns-sc-to
House revives Obama's 'fast-track' trade push

...path on trade now are focusing on 14 Democratic senators who backed fast track earlier...authority, which passed 218-208.Democratic opposition to free trade has grown since...tactics by opponents. Support from the 14 Democratic senators who backed the bill was vital...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-18/house-revives-obamas-fast-