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...Friday to win its months-long fight to acquire the power generation business of France's Alstom SA after the French government dropped its objections and threw its support behind the American offer.The final decision rests with Alstom's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-20/business-news
Metric system use on the rise in the U.S.

...Units reign.The metric system, developed in France during the French Revolution, was officially adopted by the French government on April 7, 1795.Use in the United States is more widespread than some would think.Consumer products from shampoo...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2013-04-04/metric-system-use-rise-u
EU, US begin free trade talks at G-8 summit

...deal in history. ... This is a once-in-a-generation prize, and we are determined to seize it."Yet the French government of President Francois Hollande has already illustrated the many speed bumps on the road to such a deal as each nation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-06-17/eu-us-begin-free-trade-tal
Officials trip to France under scrutiny

...expenses of almost $9,400, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. The state agency initially said the French government covered the costs. When asked for details of the French payment such as when it was made, officials said the money...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-09-13/officials-trip-france-un
Georgia Department of Education officials take trip to France

...expenses of almost $9,400, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. The state agency initially said the French government covered the costs.When asked for details of the French payment such as when it was made, officials said the money...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-13/georgia-department-education-
Nuclear fuel reprocessing strikes out

...justification for going forward with this program at anything approaching a commercial scale." As for France, the French government has yet to establish a disposal site for the large amount radioactive detritus piling up at its reprocessing facility...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2008-11-25/nuclear-fuel-rep
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Romance and culture without spending a fortune

...fashion shows. If You Go... PARIS: For help in planning a trip to Paris, visit www.parisinfo.com or call the French Government Tourist Office in New York at (212) 838-7800.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/25/liv_6339.shtml
Life & style
French vintners hope to destroy their surplus stocks

...Cooperatives - which represents 110,000 winemakers who account for half of France's wine production - would require the French government to ask the EU's executive commission for a "crisis distillation." The measure is designed to partly finance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/28/bus_441104.shtml
Business
Pepin's fast food is in a league of its own

...Culinary Institute in New York City, and an adjunct faculty member at Boston University. Recently, he was awarded the French government's highest honor, Chevalier de l'Ordre National de la Legion d'Honneur. In "Jacques Pepin Fast Food My Way...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/08/foo_436663.shtml
Food
Wilson's presidential museum is a history buff's dream

...is still on the Victrola. One wall of the drawing room is covered by a large tapestry, a wedding gift from the French government to Edith Wilson. The couple was married in 1915, a year after Wilson's first wife, Ellen, died of tuberculosis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/05/liv_436365.shtml
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