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Deliveries improve for FedEx, UPS

...have data for Christmas Eve deliveries as of Friday. It also does not provide data on packages that are sent using ground shipping...for other payment forms, such as cash and check. The forecast does not provide an actual dollar figure.The National Retail Federation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-26/deliveries-improve-fedex-u
Man sought for taking cigarettes from delivery truck at Food Lion

...saw a man with a burgundy pullover shirt taking items from the back of the truck. The witness told deputies she could not provide a full description, the report stated.Food Lion does not have cameras that point where the truck was parked.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-26/man-sought-taking-ciga
Unbeaten Colorado State continues to surprise

...Mississippi then joined Colorado State in 2012, the third and fourth schools he's taken to the NCAA tournament.Eustachy does his homework, finding players who will help the program, not hinder."Just because you make some mistakes in high school...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-26/unbeaten-colorado-state-c
Defensive end J.J. Watt could be in the running for MVP

...face of kickers and punters, and he blocked an extra point attempt in a win over Washington in September.With everything he does Jackson believes Watt is the epitome of an MVP."You take him off that football team, that's a different football team...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-12-26/defensive-end-jj-watt-could-b
Shoppers rush to stores on day after Christmas

...from Augusta, Jones had returned for the holidays to visit family."Their Target doesn't have the same things that this one does down here," said Jones, who planned to stop by Hobby Lobby and Macy's later in the day.Mother-daughter pair, Johanna...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-12-26/shoppers-ru
North Augusta group named to list of efficient charities

...Circle of Friends for American Veterans also spent about 8 percent on charity. During the last fiscal year, the charity, which does business under the name "American Homeless Veterans," spent less than $150,000 on programs, but paid its professional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-26/north-augusta-group-named-li
Columbia County Board of Education | The Augusta Chronicle

...Fetter | Tuesday, Aug 11, 2009 Columbia County Board of Education As the Columbia County school system continues to grow, so does its infrastructure. The school system opened its fifth high school, Grovetown High School, in August of 2009. The $40 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/education/columbia-county-board-education
I'm Now a Banana-Powered Runner

...online search for bananas brought up many banana stories such as these: Banana as beneficial as sports drink, study suggests Does Eating a Banana Help With Running? What to eat before running Best Pre-Workout Foods One medium-sized banana (7" ? 7 7...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/steven-schretzmann/2014-12-26/im-
Ex-SC Gov. Edwards dies

...partisan politics when I got to Columbia. We had the whole Senate and the House, the vast majority working with us." As Department of Energy secretary, Edwards served two years working on Reagan's plan to close down the agency - an idea that never made it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-26/ex-sc-gov-edwards-dies
Multiyear fuel processing project begins at Savannah River Site

...types of plutonium, highly enriched uranium and aluminum-clad spent nuclear fuels can be processed for disposal.The Department of Energy announced in 2011 plans to scale back operations at H-Canyon, leading to concerns that nuclear material sent there...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-26/multiyear-fuel-processing-pro