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Women's World Cup expansion showed sport's lack of depth

...We have already seen tremendous success from a television viewership point of view, to social media and overall media coverage."Still, work remains. An example of the lack of support at the local level was evident last year at the regional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-02/womens-world-cup-expansion-showed
White Aiken NAACP president says organization isn't about skin color

...third-term president of Aiken County Branch of the NAACP.He also happens to be white.In the midst of international media coverage of Rachel Dolezal, the former Spokane, Wash., NAACP branch president who is white but disguised herself for years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-19/white-aiken-naacp-president-s
Bipartisan support in Washington for reform of misdemeanor courts

...civil rights lawsuits filed in Columbia and Richmond counties that have sparked a change in Georgia law. National media coverage has exposed the widespread practice of civil rights violations in low-level criminal courts.The local lawsuits...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-13/bipartisan-support-was
On The Money: When new cars are unveiled, prices can fall on old models

...IMMEDIATELY FALL ON EXISTING MODELS?This varies by whether media coverage of the new model is unexpectedly positive or negative...around 2 or 3 percent in the first several weeks of media coverage. Higher inventories also can reduce prices.Wagner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-10/money-when-new-cars-are-un
As the coverage turns

...Hill's Brent Budowsky, must not realize how delusional it comes across to average Americans when they complain about media coverage of the Clintons bordering on "a vindictive and venomous holy war."Holy war? Only those slavishly devoted to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-05-10/coverage-turns
Going through FIRE to protect our rights

...codes in every federal court circuit.The goal, FIRE says, is "to generate additional legal precedent, widespread media coverage, and a greater awareness of the importance of protecting the First Amendment rights of students and faculty at our...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-20/going-through-fire-pr
Con job at law firm to end criminal career

...years in prison.Three years later, Owen convinced an appellate court to overturn his armed robbery conviction. Media coverage soon began about the successful jailhouse lawyer. Time magazine featured Owen in a 1981 story, noting that he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-18/con-job-law-firm-end-c
McDonald's workers file complaints over burns in ongoing campaign for higher pay, unionization

...these complaints are part of a larger strategy orchestrated by activists targeting our brand and designed to generate media coverage," Heidi Barker Sa Shekhem, a McDonald's spokeswoman, said in the statement.The complaints extend a central...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-16/mcdonalds-workers-file-com
Opinions differ as law preserves Greenwood's segregated war memorial

...whether they will be voted on before the session ends in June.In the meantime, the issue has garnered international media coverage, with the Los Angeles Times, The Associated Press, Britain's Daily Mail and a slew of other outlets running stories...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-14/opinions-differ-law-preserves
Kurt Busch will not be charged in domestic violence case

...Driscoll, who had made the rounds of television shows after being granted a no-contact order, also suggested media coverage of the case was marked by "distortions" and "sensationalism." She offered no specifics.NASCAR officials indefinitely...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-03-05/kurt-busch-will-not-be-cha