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Rants & Raves

...ACCORDING TO THE House hold Survey, 232,000 people found jobs; what is more dis turbing is that the people not in the labor force rose to a new record high, increasing by 315,000 to 92.6 million. YES, THERE HAVE been 8 million people sign up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-19/rants-raves
Here's a few Ryder Cup suggestions

...without having to condense it into such a short span. Staging the Ryder Cup (and in other seasons the Presidents Cup) around Labor Day weekend, it would make the PGA Championship the perfect deadline for determining the entire U.S. team. End the points...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-10-18/michaux-heres-few-ryder-cup-
Australian wins Booker Prize with wartime novel

...prisoner of the Japanese for The Narrow Road to the Deep North, which centers on the Burma Death Railway, built with forced labor at the cost of tens of thousands of lives.Named after a classic work of Japanese literature, the book is dedicated to Flanagan's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2014-10-18/australian-wins-booker-p
Old vs. new: What actions will be required of Augusta's next mayor?

...no less and shouldn't take any less. That power ultimately is in our hands, if only we would use it. (The writer is a former Augusta City Council member and a retired labor relations manager from Bechtel Savannah River Inc.)

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-10-19/old-vs-new-what-
Savannah River Site | The Augusta Chronicle

...the site's aging reactors slowed and eventually stopped as they were mothballed. The business of bombs at SRS turned to the labor of cleanup during the 1990s, and the work force went from about 25,000 to about 13,000. Today's SRS advocates say...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/businesses/savannah-river-site
Faith calendar

...Augusta Warrior Project, Wounded Warriors, Navy Federal Credit Union, claims/compensation and pension, employment and labor force, entrepreneurship and franchise opportunities, more; reservations required by Nov. 1; (706) 724-1086, khunter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-10-17/faith-calendar
Faith digest

...Augusta Warrior Project, Wounded Warriors, Navy Federal Credit Union, claims/compensation and pension, employment and labor force, entrepreneurship and franchise opportunities, wellness, homelessness to homeownership, medical and service records...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-10-17/faith-digest
Yellen expresses deep worries about growing US wealth gap

...nation's history, among them the high value Americans have traditionally placed on equality of opportunity," said Yellen, a labor economist.Many analysts argue that widening income inequality is hurting economic growth itself. The wealthy are receiving...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-17/yellen-expresses-deep-worr
Georgia jobless rate improves

ATLANTA - State labor officials say Georgia's jobless rate...percent in August.The Georgia Department of Labor announced the new seasonally adjusted unemployment...September early Thursday morning.State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said the state...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-16/geoirgia-jobless-rate-impr
Claims for jobless aid reach 14-year low

...week, the latest sign of a strengthening labor market that could help blunt worries about the impact of weak global growth.The Labor Department said Thursday that weekly applications...a clear signal of real strength in the labor market," he said in a note to clients...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-16/claims-jobless-aid-reach-1