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Schools advocate and community activist Monique Braswell withdraws from school board race

...in front of the Board of Education building Tuesday, Braswell, 50, said she was withdrawing from the November election to focus on her health and family."I'm still going to be an advocate for children in this community," Braswell said, standing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-08-26/schools-advocate-and-comm
Snake fungal disease discovered in Georgia

...snake's skin. According to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Georgia-based nonprofit The Orianne Society, which focuses on conserving imperiled snakes, discovered the emaciated snake on the edge of a blackwater swamp near Statesboro.Snake fungal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-26/snake-fungal-disease-discove
Pop Rocks: Westobou offerings appeal nicely to different audiences

...understanding to not only his movies, but also the discussion of film as art and cultural artifact as well. Though the programming focuses on Bogdanovich's films and career, my expectation is some exploration of the medium, in the most general sense of the word...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-08-26/pop-rocks-westobou-of
Atlanta Falcons haven't filled all their starting spots

...his No. 2 quarterback as he holds out some established starters in Thursday night's game at Jacksonville.Normally, the focus for the final preseason game is the competition for the final roster spots. Smith said this year's prolonged battles for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-08-26/atlanta-falcons-havent-filled
Breast Cancer Awareness | The Augusta Chronicle

... Saturday, Oct. 31, 2009 Breast Cancer Awareness The Augusta Chronicle is preparing for its third-annual Think Pink focus as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. What's important is that we are all on the same mission and that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/hospitals/breast-cancer-awaren
Hospitals | The Augusta Chronicle

...Intensive Care Unit, 24 new private rooms and a new lobby. Even amid all the dust of construction, Augusta hospitals continue to focus on providing cutting-edge treatments and research and enjoy a growing reputation as a regional hub for patient referrals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/hospitals
Butler hopes leaders step up

...wide receiver Carlos Smith (6-1, 185) said the primary focus of the players who have been in the program the longest is to...We've been working hard on staying together and not losing focus. Falling apart on the field during games was one of our biggest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/football/2014-08-25/butler-hopes
TEDx deadline approaching

...second conference is allowed to sell enough tickets to fill its next venue, the Imperial Theatre.Belangia said speakers should focus on talks that explain the connection between two things ? whether it's the connection among people, animals, societies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-25/tedx-deadline-approaching
Amazon to buy video game streaming service Twitch for $970 million

...Justin.tv, a quirky service that revolved around a video feed tracking the daily activities of co-founder Justin Kan. The focus shifted to live video for gamers in 2011, a move that has turned Twitch into rapidly growing phenomenon.In July, users viewed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-25/amazon-buy-video-game-stre
Midland Valley grows year older as offensive trio returns

...focused and aware of situational defense," Knight said. "We have a lot of seniors in the secondary, and that's where the focus has to come from."Midland Valley again has a tough schedule in a competitive region, but with two-thirds of the offensive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/football/2014-08-24/midland-vall