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Hawks end three-game losing streak with win over Magic

ORLANDO, Fla. - The Atlanta Hawks want to do everything they can over their last dozen games to be as playoff-ready as possible.They started by saying goodbye to their longest losing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-03-25/hawks-end-three-game-losing-s
Government is too fat

...their labor.That said, let me agree with the Republican stand on big government. Big Brother is everywhere and involved in everything. Do we need circuit court, district court, magistrate court, family court, traffic court, criminal court, civil court...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-03-26/government-too-fat
Rural residents question stormwater fee

...tax dollars, is intended to generate $15 million or more annually to cover stormwater infrastructure and maintenance ? everything from rebuilding large drainage system to mowing ditches and sweeping streets, city Engineering Manager Wes Byne said.Property...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-26/rural-residents-question-stor
Graphic ads from former smokers aim to help others quit

...marketing campaign by tobacco companies each year to promote their products. He praised the former smokers who are suffering from everything from age-related macular degeneration like Marlene to colon cancer to rectal cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-03-26/graphic-ads-former-smokers-a
UGA student holdup may be linked to others

...parking her car. She told police that a male concealing his face with a T-shirt approached her and demanded, "Give me everything you got," then pulled a handgun from his pants waistband. Two more suspects, also with disguised faces, then emerged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-26/uga-student-holdup-may
A new writers' conference in Augusta

...share writing wisdom in a series of lectures. Local authors and GRU faculty will also give readings and offer workshops on everything from flash fiction to fantasy writing. Later that evening, aspiring writers can debut new work at an open mic event at the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2015-03-26/new-writers-conference-a
Frank Booker has helped Sooners make it to the Sweet 16

...I think his back contributed early to not making shots. That gets in your head a little bit. The back kind of affects everything."Booker ? and the Sooners ? found relief in the form of two cortisone shots to his back."I feel a lot better now...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-03-26/frank-booker-has-helped-s
What Is It?

...I'm not sure how to quantify 'short.' The chrome strips on the Limited appear to be about 10-12 inches long each. Everything else in the description fits a 1958 Buick perfectly."(Editor's note: We said it that way for emphasis, Ed. They certainly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-03-26/what-it-why-its-chrome-laden-
Attorney: Georgia officer had time to use nonlethal force against Air Force veteran

...Atlanta VA Medical Center until January. VA spokesman Greg Kendall said the hospital would not comment on Hill's care."He survived the war, the bullets, everything, just to come back home and be gunned down," Hill's mother said.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-03-25/attorney-georgia-officer-had-time-u
UGA Week: Masters is dear to Compton's hearts

...normal kid and wants to be normal and do everything. You literally forget pretty...right away. It was just hard work. Everything was hard work." NONE OF THAT building...to the hotel with my coach and shut everything down. I literally tried to sleep and...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/uga-week-masters-dear-comptons-hearts