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Tentative agreement reached on South Carolina Common Core

...in six months, though other education leaders say that's impossible.Zais' earlier...Thursday's meeting between the agency and leaders of the two state education boards who...have the power to approve changes. The leaders said Zais was breaking the law.That...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-31/tentative-agreement-reached-s
Haley surgery means Democrat temporary governor

...volunteered for the temporary post after the chamber's Republican leaders were unwilling to do so. The first Democrat in the No. 2...spot had remained vacant, and Courson remained the Senate's leader, he would be the one taking over Friday, as per the lines...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-01/haley-surgery-means-democrat
Nick Watney leads in Reno

...Calif., there was a logjam at the top of the Stonebrae Classic, with four players tying with 7-under-par 63.The leaders are Chris Baker, Ryan Blaum, Blayne Barber and Kelly Kraft.Augusta's Scott Parel had 66, Evans resident Vaughn Taylor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-07-31/nick-watney-leads-reno
Procter & Gamble to focus on top performers, shed up to 100 brands

...Ultimately, Lafley said it decided to focus on categories where it has highly differentiated products that are among the market leaders.The decision to sell or discontinue 90 to 100 brands ? many of them smaller, regional products ? comes as Procter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-01/procter-gamble-focus-top-p
Birdies help Woods bounce back at Bridgestone

...another shot back.British Open champion Rory McIlroy, who next week will chase his second straight major, was among the leaders until not paying attention to packed sand in a bunker that sent him to a double bogey late in his round. He still wound up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-07-31/birdies-help-woods-bounce-ba
Panthers striving to be NFL's No. 1 defense

...Cole, and linebackers Thomas Davis, Chase Blackburn and Kuechly from last year's team, giving Rivera a host of veteran leaders on the field."Just the fact that most of the defense is a solid group in terms of veterans, that helps," Rivera said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-07-31/panthers-striving-be-nfls-no-
Georgia football players meet to discuss off-field woes

...Bellamy was arrested in Athens on charges of driving under the influence."We needed to get everybody together, get the leaders together, and just get it fixed," Jenkins said.Senior receiver Michael Bennett said it's imperative for everyone to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-01/georgia-football-players-
Georgia hospitals see change, crisis

...revenue for hospitals that currently treat such people at a big financial loss.But Gov. Nathan Deal and other Republican leaders in Georgia have decided against expansion, saying it would be too costly to the state.Hospital companies nationally have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-01/georgia-hospitals-see-change
Rich get richer: Price traded to Tigers

...swiftly to bolster their infield by acquiring two-time All-Star infielder Asdrubal Cabrera from Cleveland.The NL East leader obtained Cabrera and cash from the Cleveland Indians for shortstop Zach Walters. ORIOLES: Fortified their bullpen, obtaining...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-31/rich-get-richer-price-tr
A's get Lester, Gomes from Red Sox for Cespedes

...the AL West title in 2012. The A's reached the playoffs for the first time in six years.He also was a respected clubhouse leader in Boston, which signed him as a free agent before last season. Gomes is hitting .234 with six homers and 32 RBIs in 78 games...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-31/get-lester-gomes-red-sox