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...auction to fund relief work in East Africa. The burgundy silk-taffeta one-shoulder...food and clean drinking water in East Africa. "It's brilliant that this...people facing this food crisis in East Africa." Wang supported the decision...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/03/ent_79785.shtml
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New fossils boost understanding of primate evolution

WASHINGTON -- A baboon-sized ape that lived in East Africa about 15 million years ago may have been among the first...was a large group of primitive apes that appeared in East Africa sometime before 23 million years ago," said Ward...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/27/tec_268865.shtml
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Operation Hand Warmer provides warmth for troops

...last Saturday, when U.S. Special Forces attacked Islamic extremists who carried out terrorist attacks at a mall in East Africa, capturing a Libyan al-Qaida leader who had a $5 million price on his head for bombings of American embassies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-09/operation-hand-warmer-provide
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...and assigned bishop of the new Eleventh Episcopal District, which includes eleven countries in Central, Southern and East Africa. In 2011, she was assigned to the Fifth Episcopal District, which includes Alabama and Florida.Smart LunchAction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2013-05-10/faith-digest
Robert Dunaway

...which included Northern France, Germany and Central Europe campaigns. For this, he was awarded the European/Middle East/Africa Theatre ribbon with three stars to signify his participation in these campaigns. He was also awarded the Soldier's...

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Missionary loses weight for African Bibles

Something odd happened on the way to Uganda.That's how missionary Danny McDowell's story of his last trip to east Africa begins.There were two strangers, a bet, and $1,000 on the table. The unusual circumstances unfolded ? not half-way...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2012-12-28/missionary-loses-weight-
Colonial castaway

...discovered this island but didn't stick around. Neither did the Portuguese, who passed it by and established colonies in east Africa and India. It wasn't until Vice Adm. Wybrandt van Warwyck of the Dutch navy landed in 1598 that humans are known...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/03/liv_336377.shtml
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Small portions

...served at their namesake London restaurant. The recipes, collected on their worldwide travels, come from the Middle East, Africa, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Southeast Asia, China and the Americas. Each section of the book begins with an introduction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/19/liv_280010.shtml
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McDonald's turns to seasoned executives to replace CEO

...replaced Monday by vice chairman Jim Skinner, who since July has overseen McDonald's operations in Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America. Skinner, 60, began his McDonald's career in 1971 as a restaurant manager trainee - with the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/24/bus_435351.shtml
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Scientists suggest ancient gene mutation led to brain growth, human evolution

...dramatic brain growth necessary for tool-making, language and other hallmarks of human evolution on the plains of East Africa. The mutation is reported in the latest issue of the journal Nature, not by anthropologists, but by a team of biologists...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/25/liv_409905.shtml
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