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Rafael Nadal has a long road ahead of him at French open

...Friday's draw could hardly have been more unkind for the nine-time champion whose confidence and reign as "King of Clay" look shaky.There were "oohs" and "aahs" in the auditorium as defending women's champion Maria Sharapova plucked out Nadal's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-22/rafael-nadal-has-lon
Jordan Spieth grabs share of lead at Colonial

...a few of those on the back nine, a few good looks where I knew what the putt was doing, I just...through 17 there. I was like just one more look. ... I didn't really count (18) as a look, but maybe more like luck, and we'll take...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-05-21/jordan-spieth-grabs-share-le
Best & Brightest: Bernadette Hartney, Alleluia Community School

...She works extremely hard to do well in school, which, as you can see by her transcript, has paid off. She is very kind, looks out for others, and is very thorough and methodical, being very attentive to detail." ? Debra K. Klett, teacher, Alleluia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-22/best-brightest-bernadette-har
Coca-Cola 600 hinges on who takes advantage of 'aero-push'

...I don't think we have made it better at some tracks. It looks like the package works better. I don't think we have necessarily...Harvick will start eighth Sunday; Johnson will be 13th."As you look at the results, like the 1.5-mile track have been really...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-05-22/coca-cola-600-hinges-who-t
What Is It?

...which had a gas door lid.Norman Lewis: "This week's car looks like a 1949 Ford custom coupe since there is no rear door handle...Robert Blake: "This model ushered in an entirely new and modern look for Ford with integral fenders. The styling for this new model...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-05-22/what-it
Matt Kenseth captures pole for Coca-Cola 600

...is over.Now all he has to do is stay there for 400 laps."It doesn't guarantee you anything," Kenseth said. "You can look at it two different ways: It is the longest race so you've got plenty of time. But you want to start up front. You want...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-05-21/matt-kenseth-captures-pole
Old dog gets bath, another year older

...a firm, terrier tenor, not too growlly deep, yet not a yelp.His two adult house servants (themselves no longer young) look up from whatever they were doing and ask, "Where is he?"He could be upstairs beside the big bed, awaiting someone to pick...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/bill-kirby/2015-05-21/old-dog-gets-bath-anothe
Rants & Raves

...to me. IF YOU ARE A DIVORCED male and date a divorced female, look at her potted plants. If they are well-cared for, she will attend to you and care for you, too. If they look like they are going downhill, you will go downhill, too. TO...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-22/rants-raves
Guidance sought on oil pipeline in SC

...laws haven't been looked at because there's been no need to look at them until now," Rep. Bill Hixon, whose district covers...voice."Thursday's open house was a chance for residents to look at detailed aerial maps of the route, talk to Kinder Morgan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-21/guidance-sought-oil-pipe
Wal-Mart urges suppliers to curb antibiotics, treat animals better

...introduced toothpaste tubes that could be stood upright on shelves without boxes."We think what's needed is a fresh look at how we can look at producing food. This is an industrywide change. It won't happen overnight," Wal-Mart's McLaughlin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-22/wal-mart-urges-suppliers-c