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Consumer prices edge 0.1 percent higher in April

...percent for the first four months of the year. But much of the inflation relief has come in the volatile food and energy sectors, where prices are unwinding from earlier increases. Excluding food and energy, so-called core prices rose a moderate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/16/biz_208373.shtml
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Aiken Technical College receives $2 million grant

...The academic programs are intended to train a workforce for the growing manufacturing, nuclear and alternative energy sectors in the Augusta and Aiken metro areas.The current facilities for the academic programs were built in the early 1970s...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2012-05-30/aiken-technical-college-r
Former chamber building to house economic development initiative

...Copenhaver said the ARC Project will aid the region's development by giving its technology, military, medical and energy sectors a combined presence.The resolution states that the building is currently a health hazard but that it will be renovated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-12-21/former-chamber-building-
Mayor unveils business plan for collaboration project

...center will provide a permanent presence for the area's information technology, including military, medical and energy sectors in a single location.The former Metro Augusta Chamber of Commerce Building on Broad Street would house the center...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-02-20/mayor-unveils-business-p
Consumer prices rise slightly in October

...percent increase in 1998, but all of the acceleration has reflected higher energy costs. Outside the volatile food and energy sectors, prices were up by 0.2 percent leaving the "core" rate of inflation rising at a much more moderate 1.9 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/18/bus_274747.shtml
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Retail sales sluggish in the month before Christmas

...the lowest in 24 years, wage gains are the highest in eight years and inflation outside of the volatile food and energy sectors is the best in 32 years. But economist Daryl Delano of Cahners Economics in Newton, Mass., said a large credit-card...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/12/biz_218909.shtml
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Fed survey finds economic activity picking up

...hiring and investment. Retail sales excluding autos rose slightly, housing activity remained strong and the farm and energy sectors improved." DALLAS: "Economic activity showed signs of slowly improving in September and early October. While...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/16/bus_397309.shtml
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Wholesale inflation unchanged in August

...overnight bank lending rate at 1.75 percent. The report on inflation found that outside of the volatile food and energy sectors, inflation was also non-existent last month with the so-called core rate of inflation actually falling by 0...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/09/14/bus_352512.shtml
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Business briefs

...retreating or frozen with fear. Buffett has taken a particular interest of late in the severely beaten-down telecom and energy sectors. On Thursday, Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. and Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. gave troubled energy company...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/03/bus_350592.shtml
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Prices up for tobacco and tomatoes, down for computers and clothing

...costs rose modestly while coffee prices, a problem last year, fell 0.3 percent. Excluding the volatile food and energy sectors, prices rose 0.2 percent. For the year, these "core" prices were advancing at a 2.4 percent annual rate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/19/bus_236398.shtml
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