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Westobou Festival art exhibits incorporate location

...variety of media."Much of the work of these emerging and mid-career artists has been influenced by observations of their environment, be it physical, intellectual or cultural," Laney has stated. "Inherent in this collection are undercurrents of connection...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-10-01/westobou-festival-art
Reject pro-choice's false moral codes

...disease" of pregnancy. This education can help those children born and pre-born to experience a loving and nurturing environment, which is the foundation of a stable society. CLEARLY, SEX WITHOUT THE CONSEQUENCES of children is a male chauvinist's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-09-30/reject-pro-choices-false
Another whistleblower in Augusta files VA complaint

...reimbursement for more than $200,000 in attorney costs and a reassignment to a "position that avoids the continuing hostile work environment.""The agency's reasoning for terminating me was pretext for retaliation," Frantz said of her claim Tuesday. "I...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-30/another-whistleblower-august
California becomes first state to ban single-use plastic bags at grocery, convenience stores

...If this law were allowed to go into effect, it would jeopardize thousands of California manufacturing jobs, hurt the environment and fleece consumers for billions so grocery store shareholders and their union partners can line their pockets," Lee Califf...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-30/california-becomes-first-s
Excise tax would be severe step backward for Augusta manufacturers

...used in manufacturing.At a time when businesses are working to maintain a competitive position in a challenging economic environment, the last thing we need is to step backward from the progressive thinking that prompted the repeal of this tax. I encourage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-09-28/excise-tax-would
Fitness plan for Augusta firefighters taking shape

...from heart attacks, according to the U.S. Fire Administration. Stress, sleep deprivation, high adrenaline levels, an environment of smoke and chemical exposure, and unhealthy lifestyle all contribute to the issue.Local fire stations all have weights...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-26/fitness-plan-augusta-f
Rants & Raves

...education. With a program such as this it gives those that were failing another chance to succeed in a military structured environment. Thanks to all who are responsible for running this program! THE PEACHES FROM Georgia do not have a taste! They aren't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-26/rants-raves
Poor federal implementation spoiled sound Common Core initiative

...internationally competitive public education system by engaging people closest to the student and the learning environment. THAT ENVIRONMENT must include everyone involved with the learner, in and outside of the classroom. Process is worth its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-09-28/poor-federal-imp
Georgia highway officials buy image-boosting radio ads

...deliver quality transportation projects while minimizing unavoidable impacts to people, cultural resources, and the natural environment," the September message says.The ad in August said the department was doing its legally required job: inspecting bridges...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-28/georgia-highway-officials-buy
Air power, while a powerful tactical tool, has its limits

...enduring lessons from the first major air attack against the United States.The story of the use of air vehicles in a combat environment goes back to World War I. The most powerful voice in the aftermath of the Great War was the Italian Guilio Douhet. He felt...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-09-28/air-power-while-