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Alligator snapper turtles slow to recover from heavy decline

...Georgia, alligator snappers are found in stream and river systems, primarily in the Coastal Plain, that drain into the Gulf of Mexico. The Flint anchors that range.The Savannah River Basin that includes Augusta is not known to have alligator snappers, according...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2015-03-28/alligator-snapper-turtle
New Mexico group doubts WIPP repository will reopen by deadline, leaving waste stranded at Savannah River Site

A New Mexico public interest group expressed concerns Tuesday that the U.S. Department of Energy will not meet its deadline for reopening...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-24/new-mexico-group-doubts-wipp-
New Kentucky Derby contender emerges after record romp in New Mexico

...soared to No. 4 in the AP's latest Run to the Roses' Top 10 Kentucky Derby rankings after a record-setting romp in New Mexico.While the Land of Enchantment isn't the typical path to the Kentucky Derby, Firing Line's 14¼-length victory in Sunday's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-03-24/new-kentucky-derby-c
Charley Hoffman lead wind-swept Texas Open

...steady 15 mph wind in the afternoon at TPC San Antonio. He had the lone bogey-free round of the day.The winner last year in Mexico at the start of the wraparound season, Hoffman has eight top-10 finishes in nine appearances in San Antonio. He was second...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-03-26/charley-hoffman-lead-wind-sw
Auto workers president rejects lower-tier of wages

...battery packs and place parts in the right sequence to be assembled on cars. Without the lower tier, the work may have gone to Mexico or another country with lower labor costs.Williams told members about bridging the gap in wages, an apparent reference to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-25/auto-workers-president-rej
Midwest Regional: Kansas gives Big 12 first victory in tournament

...Frank Mason III scored 17 points to lead a balanced attack, and the Jayhawks rolled to a 75-56 victory over No. 15 seed New Mexico State on Friday, giving their beleaguered conference its first NCAA Tournament victory this March.Perry Ellis added nine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-03-20/midwest-regional-kansas-g
UGA Week: Masters is dear to Compton's hearts

...Q School, where a tie for 100th regained Nationwide Tour status for 2011. He finished 13th on the money list, winning in Mexico and earning his first PGA Tour card for 2012. He's maintained his card four consecutive years, improving from 137th to 99th...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/uga-week-masters-dear-comptons-hearts
Women's roundup: Gray leads North Carolina past Liberty

...700 for coach Joe Foley. SPOKANE REGIONALMARYLAND 75, NEW MEXICO STATE 57In College Park, Md., Brionna Jones dominated the...rebounds to carry top-seeded Maryland (31-2) past New Mexico State (22-8). TENNESSEE 72, BOISE STATE 61In Knoxville...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-03-21/womens-roundup-gray-leads
Shockers get the better of evasive rival Jayhawks

...separated by 162 miles began to build on Selection Sunday when it first became a possibility. But by the time the Jayhawks beat New Mexico State and the Shockers had survived Indiana, it had grown to a deafening roar.With such pent-up emotion, the start was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-03-22/shockers-get-better-evasi
Tourists flocking to Cuba 'before the Americans come'

...number of others have, for years, skirted travel restrictions by journeying through third countries such as the Bahamas or Mexico.Cuban officials estimate that 1.5 million Americans would travel here annually if all restrictions were removed, supplanting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-23/tourists-flocking-cuba-ame