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Rants & Raves

Comments from readers:GEORGIA GOV. Nathan Deal might not go down in history as one of the state's best, but you're fooling yourself if you think Jimmy Carter would have been better. New or increased...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-29/rants-raves
Embattled Sepp Blatter wins re-election as FIFA president

...Not a young prince who gave him a stronger-than-expected challenge.Despite the biggest crisis in FIFA's 111-year history, Blatter emerged victorious once again Friday, winning re-election as president of world soccer's governing body for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-29/embattled-sepp-blatt
Early Christians accepted

...about Christians acting as loud and proud cultural separatists. The reality on the ground would repay another look.Douglas Boin, Ph.D.St. Louis, Mo. (The writer is an assistant professor of history at Saint Louis University.)

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-05-29/early-christians-accepte
General Motors, Subaru models added to massive Takata air bag recall

...recalled to 33.8 million. But the makes and models were not available. The increase made it the largest auto recall in U.S. history, according to the agency.The best way to tell if your car or truck is being recalled is to key in the vehicle identification...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-29/general-motors-subaru-mode
Blackhawks, Ducks have been here before as Game 7 approaches

...said. "And given that passion we have in our team, we're feeling pretty good about our chances."Both teams' recent history contains motivation and warnings when they face off to conclude a series already featuring six overtime periods and four one-goal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-05-29/blackhawks-ducks-have-been
Warriors' Klay Thompson diagnosed with a concussion

...Hired former player Scott Skiles as their next head coach.The 51-year-old Skiles becomes the 12th coach in franchise history. He follows Jacque Vaughn, who was fired in February.Skiles was a member of the Magic's inaugural team in 1989-90 and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-05-29/warriors-klay-thompson-diagno
Boshears Skyfest | The Augusta Chronicle

...the Boshears Skyfest, offers the CSRA a chance to see acrobatic flying, combat flying demonstrations, parachute teams, history displays and other aviation-related offerings at Daniel Field. Car shows and other events are also frequently included...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/boshears-skyfest
Local History | The Augusta Chronicle

...Rob Pavey | Thursday, April 11, 2013 By Rob Pavey | Wednesday, April 10, 2013 September 11 - 10 Years Later Local History Jackson, a small community in Aiken County, was originally slated as one of a handful of towns that would be demolished...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/subjects/local-history
Tom Thibodeau out as Bulls coach

...in each of his five seasons.Thibodeau went 255-139 with the Bulls, a .647 winning percentage that ranks seventh in NBA history among coaches with at least 200 games. He led the Bulls to the top seed in the playoffs his first two seasons and was the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-05-28/tom-thibodeau-out-bulls-coach
New principals named at North Augusta Elementary, Hammond Hill Elementary

...principal. He began his career with the district in 2000 as an eighth-grade history teacher at Leavelle McCampbell after earning a bachelor's degree in history in 1999 at Augusta State University.Both principals start in their new positions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-05-28/new-principals-named-nort