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Grand slam, ex-Jacket power Giants past Pirates in NL wild-card game

...grand slam by a shortstop in postseason history as the San Francisco Giants routed the...silence the largest crowd in the 13-year history of PNC Park.That was more than enough...slam was the fourth in Giants postseason history.Shortstop had been the only position...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-01/grand-slam-ex-jacket-pow
Westobou Festival celebrates fine, performing arts

...contract with the legendary jazz label Blue Note. Westobou is her first Augusta performance.The Ramblin' Fevers have a long history in the Augusta area and have garnered a reputation for both stellar songwriting and spirited performances.When: 5 p.m...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-10-01/westobou-festival-cel
Rookie managers mold teams in their image

...Tigers open their ALDS at Baltimore today, are attempting to accomplish something only four men have in baseball's long history: win a World Series as a first-time manager.Brenly was the most recent, with the 2001 Diamondbacks, whose third baseman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-01/rookie-managers-mold-tea
Family carries heavy breast cancer burden

...breast cancer and one has already died.Despite this grim history, the room is soon full of laughter as they begin teasing each...are not like the Ficklins because they do not have a family history of the disease, but in certain families there is clearly a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/we-think-pink/2014-09-30/family-carries-heavy-
Virtual intensive care unit goes live at Augusta VA

...With the press of a button, staff connected with an on-call doctor in Cincinnati, who ran through the veteran's medical history, checked his vital signs and lab values, and ordered an IV push.The dummy's heart rate quickly dropped to 100 beats per...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-01/virtual-intensive-care-unit-
Teachers begin prep for Milestones

...composition, American literature and composition, coordinate algebra, analytic geometry, physical science, biology, U.S. history and economics.According to state education officials, the new system will make up 20 percent of final course grades and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-10-01/teachers-begin-prep-miles
Angels' Mike Trout to get first taste of playoffs

...since 2009, and several regulars share Trout's lack of experience on the big stage. But Pujols has a vaunted postseason history from his time in St. Louis, and third baseman David Freese was the MVP of the World Series and the NL Championship Series...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-01/angels-mike-trout-get-fi
European captain made sure duo bonded

...And of course, there was a photo of Seve Ballesteros and Jose Maria Olazabal, the most prolific partnership in Ryder Cup history.But fish?"It was my idea for the fish tank and it worked great," McGinley said Monday. "They are still there swimming...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-09-30/european-captain-made-sure-d
Vikings' secondary to face tough test against Aaron Rodgers

...an average of almost 282 per game. His 116.8 cumulative passer rating is the highest by any opponent in their 54-year history. He has thrown for 27 touchdowns with just four interceptions.The Vikings would take a significant step forward with an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-09-30/vikings-secondary-face-tough-test
Royals beat Athletics in 12-inning AL wild-card thriller

...The rookie promptly served up Moss' go-ahead, three-run homer.All that was forgotten as midnight approached at Kauffman Stadium. And now, none of it will be remembered after one of the most dramatic games in franchise history.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-01/royals-beat-athletics-12