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Adoption official pleads guilty to fraud in South Carolina

...States by paying bribes to foreign officials and submitting fraudulent documents to the State Department for adoptions from Ethiopia.U.S. Attorney Bill Nettles said in a news release Wednesday 42-year-old Alisa Bivens had pleaded guilty in federal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-07/adoption-official-plea
Ethiopia's Lucy fossil to make its public debut in Houston

...million-year-old fossil discovered in Ethiopia, is scheduled for Houston in 2006...project will harm the partial skeleton. Ethiopia, where Lucy is stored in a museum safe...exporting the original Lucy outside of Ethiopia," said Yohannes Haile-Selassie...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/23/art_426112.shtml
Arts
Meron Tafesse Garedew - Cory Kendall Pope

Aiken, SC. - Meron Tafesse Garedew of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Cory Kendall Pope of Aiken, SC were married July...Talema and Mrs. Askale Adenew Habtemariam of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. Adenew Habtemariam...

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Wedding
Small businesses selling Fair Trade products looking to make money while doing good

...Roasting, which sells through its Web site. Sales of its Fair Trade coffee, which comes from Mexico, Peru, Indonesia and Ethiopia, have soared from $900,000 in 2011 to $4.4 million last year. They are expected to reach $6 million in 2014."In...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-27/small-businesses-selling-f
'Ethiopian Idols' offers hope where most don't have TVs

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - "Ethiopian Idols" is a far cry from...We just don't do that here in Ethiopia. But gradually we became addicted because...travel 300 miles from Gonder in northern Ethiopia to Addis Ababa to compete. Contestants...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/09/tel_41147.shtml
Television
Ethiopian wins closest race in Bolder Boulder history

...BOULDER, Colo. -- Berhanu Adanne of Ethiopia outmaneuvered Armando Quintanilla and...the women's individual title, but Ethiopia won the $12,000 team championship...and opened a four-second lead over Ethiopia's Asha Gigi just after the five-mile...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/01/oth_262717.shtml
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Ethiopian leads pack in Atlanta

ATLANTA --- Ethiopia's Terefe Maregu won the Peach-tree...32:23, followed by Ashu Kasim, of Ethiopia, (32:36) and Pauline Wangui, of...Eight of the top 10 women were from Ethiopia or Kenya. The top U.S. man was Antonio...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/05/oth_464610.shtml
Other sports
Friends recall shooting victim linked to sniper suspects

...after coming to Atlanta from war-torn Ethiopia. After Muhammad was convicted Monday...car in the parking lot. "He came from Ethiopia to find a better life and he was killed...was killed, said he fled civil war in Ethiopia as a teenager and came to Atlanta in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/19/met_393312.shtml
Metro
Roba ties to make it three straight in Boston

BOSTON -- Ethiopia's Fatuma Roba ran through pain last year to win a second straight...about 18 miles a day on dirt roads near her home in the Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. For the Boston Marathon -- which she considers one of the most difficult...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/17/oth_259251.shtml
Other sports
Scientists find fossils that may be oldest link to humans

Scientists working in Ethiopia have found what may be the oldest known traces of human-like life...were previously found in 4.4-million-year-old sediment in Ethiopia. He said with further research, the bones might turn out be a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/12/tec_318342.shtml
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