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MOX facility contractor requests construction extension for work at Savannah River Site

...construction project and plant design."A 10-year license extension could mean that the MOX project will just slowly drag on with no clear schedule and that the endless costs overruns will continue," he said.Clements said the NRC needs to hold...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-03/mox-facility-contractor-requ
Millage increase was a sweet decision for Augusta Commission

...to hold the legal meetings after the commission meetings so people wouldn't have to wait for hours when such meetings drag on."The lawyer works for us," he said, apparently thinking it was Chief Counsel Andrew Mac Ken zie's decision when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-08-30/millage-increas
U.S. existing home sales rise for fourth consecutive month

...latest evidence Thursday that the U.S. housing market is rebounding from a weak start to the year.Housing has been a drag on an otherwise strengthening economy, in part because a harsh winter delayed many sales. But Americans are stepping up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-21/us-existing-home-sales-ris
Bank of America settlement likely to benefit few

...Only a fraction of homeowners would be eligible for refinancing under the settlement. And the qualification process could drag on for years, with payouts set to be completed as late as 2018."It is certainly better than nothing," said Bruce Marks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-21/bank-america-settlement-li
US economy grew at strong 4 percent rate

...the best showing since a 4.5 percent increase in July-September quarter of 2013.A higher trade deficit was a small drag on growth, but even there analysts noted that exports posted a strong increase but this was offset by rising imports as a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-30/us-economy-grew-strong-4-p
Rediscovery: Monetary policy often is not sufficient to spark economy

...can discern that we plant the seeds for slowing future business startups. Little known is that this will act as an added drag on GDP growth and private employment. Shortsighted public policy leads to depressive effects on the rate of new business...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-07-27/rediscovery-mone
Italian Vincenzo Nibali all but assured of winning Tour de France

...steady pace on the flats, hugged the edge of the road on curves, and squatted on his bike's top tube to reduce wind drag on the descents. Sweat trickled down his nose and off his chin.Martin overtook the rider who started two minutes before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-26/italian-vincenzo-nib
What wealth gap? Danish welfare narrows disparity

...environmental taxes.Advocates of low taxes, in the United States and elsewhere, have long argued that high taxes act as a drag on economies, stifling investment, hiring and spending. As with many countries with high taxes, Denmark's long-term...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-07-05/what-wealth-gap-danish-welfare-narr
June jobs report shows recovery is accelerating, US economy coming closer to full health

...But the government data suggests that numerous people without jobs have given up their searches ? a trend that could drag on future U.S. growth.And average pay has grown just 2 percent a year during the recovery, roughly in line with inflation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-03/june-jobs-report-shows-rec
Economists fear future drag on economy from Iraq war costs

...will make next year's budget deficit look worse and after a short-term economic boost could contribute to a serious drag on future economic growth, many economists believe. In two to three years, according to their forecasts, huge and lingering...

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