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Augustan feels good as extra in 'Get On Up'

...my 21-year-old son, who's a big Craig Robinson fan. I called him and put Robinson on the phone.After the initial shock wore off, my son asked: "Are you really hanging out with my mom?""Why wouldn't I be?" Robinson replied...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/people/2014-03-22/augustan-feels-good-extra-ge
Record crowd invades lanes

...had anticipated. The sign-in line began at lane one and stretched nearly out the automatic doors. Despite their initial shock, bowling officials swiftly signed up the juvenile competitors and got them on the lanes. A Georgia Games record 560...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/25/oth_266384.shtml
Other sports
School safety officers reinforce good deeds

...Officer Andre Jenkins said. "In class, Bobby will adjust the desks so (the student) can participate."After the initial shock of being called to the office wore off, Bobby was happy with the ticket, officially known as a "Superior Citizen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2010-08-31/school-safety-officers-re
Education | Metro | Richmond County Board of Education | Education
Relates terror of railroad crossings

...25 yards away and moving toward us. Reacting quickly, we moved off the tracks just as the train passed. After the initial shock began to wear off, I became disturbed about the whole incident. There were absolutely no warning bells at that crossing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/29/op_225102.shtml
Opinion columns
Mom, adult son dead in apparent murder-suicide

...school board member Roxanne Whitaker. Mrs. Whitaker said Thursday that she and her family had not yet overcome the "initial shock" of what happened and did not immediately want to comment. Mr. Tankersley called the sheriff's office when he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/04/met_546894.shtml
Metro | Columbia County Board of Education
Marching forward

...spent Saturday and Sunday in academic orientation. "They are all going through the apprehensive process of their initial shock No. 1 of going into college and No. 2 being in a military environment," Joseph Trez, the commandant of the cadet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/08/26/met_199294.shtml
Metro
'New York is crying'

...across bridges. Ambulances screeched through Manhattan. A city skyline - and psyche - were forever scarred. After the initial shock, after the nightmarish scenes of people on fire jumping from buildings, came the rescue. A few blocks away from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/09/11/nat_318833.shtml
National
Fear fades in wake of terrorism

...elapsed time might have allowed for psychological recovery. "Aiken County respondents may have recovered from the initial shock and forgotten any minor sleeping problems they may have encountered," the authors wrote. The USC Aiken study was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/16/met_326643.shtml
Metro
Drowning victim found after fatal dive

...from the river with long scratches from Mr. Lacey's fingernails across his chest. "People don't realize the initial shock of jumping into 68-degree water when it's 102 degrees outside," said Jim Bartley, one of the three divers who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/22/met_266135.shtml
Metro
Chrysler sales slump as rumors of future abound

...billion. While the financial studies continue, Mr. Landry says March sales are a sign that Chrysler has weathered the initial shock of the sale announcement. Its vehicle sales were down 4.6 percent for the month, but he said Chrysler beat internal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/14/bus_124611.shtml
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