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Al Sharpton threatens Barneys boycott over racial profiling allegations

NEW YORK - The Rev. Al Sharpton threatened Saturday to boycott luxury retailer Barneys if the department store doesn't respond adequately to allegations by black shoppers that they were racially profiled there.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-10-26/al-sharpton-threatens-barn
Savannah school board dismisses top administrator

...member of the board, speaking on condition of anonymity, said Mr. Willett was fired for possible misuse of funds Karen Matthews, board president, confirmed that the board, in an executive session this week that was closed to the public, fired...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/29/met_213811.shtml
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Winter storm buries southern New England

...Milford, Conn., Frank Eltman in Carle Place, N.Y.; Kiley Armstrong; Sara Kugler Frazier, Chris Hawley, Karen Matthews and Ula Ilnytzky in New York; Beth DeFalco in Trenton, N.J.; Dorie Turner, Don Schanche and Errin Haines in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-01-12/winter-storm-buries-southern
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Traces of DDT found on island

...mosquitoes, which DDT was commonly used to control. The pesticide was found in two areas on the center's grounds, said Karen Matthews, president of the Savannah-Chatham County Board of Education, which runs the center. There is no immediate threat...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/15/met_244773.shtml
Metro
Elton John cleans his closet - again - for charity

...from the collections. And he's from the 'give-it-to-me-in-any-color' ilk." Associated Press Writer Karen Matthews contributed to this story. On the Net: www.ejaf.org

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/12/ent_77107.shtml
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State board recommends rehiring fired teacher

...similar properties. The school board meeting at which Mr. White was fired lasted more than six hours. Board President Karen Matthews said the attention local media focused on that meeting may play a role in the state board's final decision. "The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/16/met_211419.shtml
Metro
Tight security set for series

NEW YORK -- If Atlanta relief pitcher John Rocker carries out his threat to ride the subway to games between the Mets and the Braves, there could be more cops on the train than purple-haired punks, unwed mothers and AIDS patients combined. Security at Shea Stadium will be tight. And Mets fans itching to taunt Rocker -- who angered New Yorkers with his views on punks and foreigners riding New York subways -- may find their anger dulled by a two-beer limit.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/06/28/bas_293173.shtml
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Renovated MoMA opens its doors for preview

NEW YORK - The Museum of Modern Art reopened its doors Monday after a 2½-year, $425 million renovation, showing reporters a spacious, glassed-in home nearly double its old size.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/16/art_434622.shtml
Arts
Auction of Katharine Hepburn items fetch nearly $1.8 million

NEW YORK -- A diamond and sapphire brooch given to Katharine Hepburn by her then boyfriend, Howard Hughes, sold for $120,000 at an auction of hundreds of items from the estate of the late actress.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/12/ent_418659.shtml
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Mr. Grady Dickey (BURNETTOWN, S.C.)

...Dickey, Darin Dickey, Robin Taylor, and Brooke Hendrix and two step-grandsons, Jamie Hendrix, Kevin and wife Karen Matthews, and three great-grandchildren, Dylan Dickey, Tyler Leopard, and Trent Leopard, and one step-great granddaughter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/15/obi_397243.shtml
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