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With economy uncertain, no Fed rate hike is seen before fall

...quarter amid a brutal winter.Harsh weather inflicted damage early this year, too, as did supply disruptions caused by a labor dispute at West Coast ports. But the biggest drag on the economy has been a sustained rise in the dollar's value.The stronger...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-27/economy-uncertain-no-fed-r
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/businesses/savannah-river-site
Family of murder victim still seeks answers after more than a decade

...bathroom and pulled down her pants. She told him she was pregnant but he wouldn't stop, she told the investigator. She faked labor pains and Kirby decided to leave the restroom after telling her not to move.Kirby was charged with attempted rape, aggravated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-25/family-murder-victim-s
Veterans job and career expo set for May 5

The Georgia Department of Labor and Fort Gordon's Army Career and Alumni Program are holding a job and career expo May 5 for veterans and other job seekers in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-24/veterans-job-and-career-ex
Jobless rate declines for Augusta area

The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that Metro Augusta's unemployment rate for March was 6.4 percent, down from 6.7 percent in February.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-23/jobless-rate-declines-augu
Tariffs, wages make Mexico an auto mecca

...transmission factories in Mexico.Low labor costs and fewer tariffs are the swing factors...exporting globally. That, along with low labor costs, convinced Audi to build an SUV...McAlinden says. That's even with a labor agreement at the Sonic factory in Michigan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-24/tariffs-wages-make-mexico-
US jobless aid applications stay low, a sign of few layoffs

...employers are cutting few jobs.Weekly applications for jobless aid ticked up 1,000 to a seasonally adjusted 295,000, the Labor Department said Thursday. The four-week average, a less volatile measure, increased to 284,500. Still, that is just...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-23/us-jobless-aid-application
Mets win 11th in a row to tie team record

...Atlanta Braves behind Bartolo Colon."I think it's so rewarding here in this clubhouse to kind of see the fruits of the labor over the last couple years, to see guys grow," Murphy said. "And I think it's such a reward for the fans who have been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-04-23/mets-win-11th-row-tie-te
DHEC board chooses new leader

...Templeton was a lawyer in Mount Pleasant when Haley made her one of her first Cabinet selections as director of the state's Labor and Licensing Department. The Senate confirmed her as DHEC's leader in 2012 despite criticism about her lack of experience...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-24/dhec-board-chooses-new-leader
Augusta students not studying career fields that align with job openings, according to study

...people to prepare them for those opportunities," she said. "If you don't, one of two things is going to happen. The labor is going to be imported from another part of the country and our young people are not going to be able to have successful jobs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-04-22/augusta-stu