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US CEOs less optimistic about hiring, spending

WASHINGTON - Optimism among chief executives at the largest U.S. companies fell...Nearly three-quarters of the chief executives expect higher sales, the same as in...and Middle East have also weighed on executives' optimism.Chief executives were encouraged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-16/us-ceos-less-optimistic-ab
Business news

...about hiring, spending fallsWASHINGTON - Optimism among chief executives at the largest U.S. companies fell in the July-September...down from 44 percent.Nearly three-quarters of the chief executives expect higher sales, the same as in the second quarter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-16/business-news
Civil War Symposium returns in November, to feature lectures on Sherman's march and period life in Augusta

...Rome. The symposium will be Nov. 6-8 at the Augusta Museum of History and the Morris Museum of Art.Nancy Glaser, the executive director of the history museum, said talks will focus predominantly on Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman's march through Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-16/civil-war-symposium-returns-
Orioles wrap up first division title since 1997

...champagne and beer on each other."The guys are having a great time, and they earned it," said Dan Duquette, Baltimore's executive vice president of baseball operations. "We've got some more work to do, and these guys know it, but congratulations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-09-16/orioles-wrap-first-divis
Night at the Movies

...Archaeologists search for lost treasure beneath Paris. Exchange, EvansATLAS SHRUGGED: WHO IS JOHN GALT? (PG-13): A railroad executive and a mysterious figure try to rebuild a collapsing dystopian society. ExchangeCHEF (R): A chef who loses his restaurant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-09-17/night-movies
Historic warehouse to be converted into downtown apartments

...loan, which is offered at a 3 percent interest rate and funds up to 40 percent of the total cost, said Margaret Woodard, executive director of the city's Downtown Development Authority.Woodard said that Donahue's development is one of several under...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-09-16/historic-wa
Cindy Crawford

...friends and neighbors to occupy her time. The end result of that endeavor was the beginning of Cindy's Catering where she was Executive Chef and owner. Cindy was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friends. She was an inspiration to many...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172487601
The mistakes executives make: Failing to plan is planning to fail

...same for our businesses. An executive leader of an organization...performance.In his book Executive Leadership, legendary leadership...highlights key traits of successful executives, two of which are establishment...a forcing function to make executive decisions about the future...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-09-14/mistakes-executi
Fryer: Stay in Chase might be short for AJ Allmendinger, Aric Almirola

...behind NASCAR's velvet rope. They got the white glove treatment in a private dinner with chairman Brian France and his executives, and were whisked around the city during a celebration of the 16-driver field.Scoring an invite to the party was a coup...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-09-15/fryer-stay-chase-might-be-
Overtime

...experience he needed. He mainly calls college football and basketball for Fox.Johnson joined the network in 2011 from CBS. Fox executives had contended his style would draw more causal American fans.? Former FIFA international relations director Jerome Champagne...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-09-15/overtime