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Purim festival celebrates giving

Purim is a festive holiday in the Jewish faith. It celebrates the salvation of Jews in ancient Persia from a plot by the country's prime minister, Haman, to kill all of the Jews in a single day.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-03-06/purim-festival-celebrate
Giants' Hunter Pence out 6-8 weeks after breaking forearm

San Francisco outfielder Hunter Pence broke his left forearm and will be sidelined six to eight weeks after being hit by a pitch in the sixth inning of the Giants' 8-6 victory over a Chicago Cubs split-squad Thursday.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-05/giants-hunter-pence-out-
J.B. Holmes matches tournament record with 62 at Cadillac Championship

DORAL, Fla. - J.B. Holmes shot 10-under-par 62, which tied the tournament record at the Cadillac Championship, to take a four-shot lead at Trump National Doral.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-03-05/jb-holmes-matches-tournament
Islanders rally past Predators, take lead in Metropolitan Division

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Brock Nelson scored with 6:08 left, helping the New York Islanders rally after blowing a two-goal lead in the third period with a 4-3 win over the Nashville Predators on Thursday night.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-03-05/islanders-rally-past-preda
Blixt did his best - a tie for second - in first Masters

Few likely remember that Jonas Blixt finished in second place at last year's Masters Tournament.

http://augusta.com/masters/story/masters/blixt-did-his-best-tie-second-first-mas
How much sugar is in that? A look at soup, salad dressing and other foods with sugar

The World Health Organiza­tion finalized guidelines Wednesday saying people should keep intake of added sugars to just 5 to 10 percent of overall calories, which translates to about 25 to 50 grams of sugar a day for most people.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-04/how-much-sugar-look-soup-s
Hawks surge past Harden-less Rockets

ATLANTA - Jeff Teague scored 25 points, Horford added 18 and the NBA-leading Atlanta Hawks rallied from an 18-point deficit to win their fifth consecutive game.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-03-03/hawks-surge-past-harden-less-
Nasdaq 5,000: index passes dot-com milestone after 15 years

NEW YORK - For the first time since its dot-com era peak nearly 15 years ago, the Nasdaq composite has closed above 5,000.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-02/nasdaq-5000-index-passes-d
Cubs will ask for more time to finish upgrades

When the Chicago Cubs open their season at Wrigley Field in April, players and fans alike might feel a bit like a homeowner who lives in a house where workers are tearing apart the kitchen.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-02/cubs-will-ask-more-time-
Fiat Chrysler brushes off snow, posts sales gain

Fiat Chrysler brushes off snow, posts rise in US sales as strong economy trumps weather.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-03/fiat-chrysler-brushes-snow