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Rethinking gardens: Help plants survive drought conditions

LANGLEY, Wash. - Severe drought is parching large sections of America, but that doesn't mean giving up on gardening. Plants can be coaxed through the hot summer months despite...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2015-07-30/rethinking-gardens-h
More getting HPV shots in Georgia and US, but CDC says not enough

...lagged far behind at 52.1 percent, andboys were much lower at 29.4 percent. Georgia did get some good news in one of the largest increases in teens who got all three doses of the HPV vaccine, increasing 14.5 percent to almost half of girls, or 47...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-07-30/more-getting-hpv-shots-georg
Box unearthed at Augusta's Magnolia Cemetery holds link to history

...family including Nicholas de l'Aigle, the Frenchman who moved to Augusta and became a wealthy businessman. He donated a large portion of his land to the city of Augusta for the creation of a cemetery. The first burial in Magnolia Cemetery was in 1818...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-30/box-unearthed-augustas-magnol
Cal Stars rout Gym Rats in Nike Nationals title game

...hot shooting was behind the early run, and she finished with 16 points. Aquira Decosta was the catalyst for maintaining a large lead in the second half and she also recorded 16.The Cal Stars received scoring contributions from eight players."They...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2015-07-30/cal-stars-rout-gym-ra
Beyond air conditioning: savvy ways to keep your home cool

...electronic device around, conservationists say. It lets sun through in winter and grows sun-blocking leaves in summer.Large deciduous trees planted on the east, west and northwest sides of your home create shade from the hot summer sun and can reduce...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/2015-07-31/beyond-air-conditioning-savvy-
What Is It?

...Mechanics, which had a brief description and picture of the new (fourth-generation) Thunderbird convertible for 1964 with the large rectangular taillights. The picture showed the convertible with the tonneau cover over the back seats, and I thought that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-07-30/what-it
Chinch bugs can damage St. Augustine lawns

...insecticides. This is what I did last weekend. This will allow for conservation of natural enemies, as native parasites can play a large role in chinch bug management. This is why scouting is so important.Synthetic pyrethroid insecticides are effective in control...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2015-07-30/chinch-bugs-can-dama
Swimmable Water Weekend, GatorFest shine a light on local waters

...future. In 1966, a group of fishermen banded together to take back the majestic Hudson River in New York from polluters. Large-scale industrial operations were destroying its health, depleting the fishery and stealing this precious resource from the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-07-30/swimmable-water-
Things to Do | The Augusta Chronicle

...most everyone knows James Brown's classic slice of funky pop soul that opened up his career to an entirely different and much larger audience. However, few are aware that longtime Augusta radio and media legend Charles Andrews was there in the studio in Charlotte...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do
Bill Kirby | The Augusta Chronicle

...Bookmark postcards Saturday, July 4, 2015 This year's 10-kilometer Peachtree Road Race, otherwise known as the World's Largest Wet T-Shirt Contest, saw rain, drizzle, showers, hard rain and lightning, which actually led to a mid-race delay...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/authors/bill-kirby