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Our dog Patches left our house empty of everything but love

...loosened several teeth.The only surgery would have left her unable to function, so, on Jan. 17 we had to put her out of her misery.We held her as the drugs took effect, then buried her next to Princess under our stand of trees.Patches was a good dog...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-08/our-dog-patches-left-our-hous
Djokovic wins Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Novak Djokovic won his fifth Australian Open title and extended Andy Murray's misery at Melbourne Park by beating the Scotsman 7-6 (5), 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-0 in the final Sunday.Djokovic broke open a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-01/djokovic-wins-australian-ope
Djokovic wins Australian Open

...Australia - Novak Djokovic won his fifth Australian Open title and his eighth career Grand Slam while extending Andy Murray's misery at Melbourne Park. Djokovic beat Murray 7-6 (5), 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-0 in the final Sunday, relegating the Scotsman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-02-01/djokovic-wins-australian-open
Unnecessary procedure

...Does that sound like 21st-century America to you? It sounds more like the type of top-down, central planning that brought misery to Soviet-era Eastern Europe.And to top it all off, the winner in this state "competition" ? Georgia Regents Medical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-12-06/unnecessary-procedure
There's money to be made in misery

...allergy I had but finally came to the conclusion that it must be an allergy to consciousness.? James Thurber There's money in misery. That's what I always tell people when they seek my investing advice, which so far has done as well as my NCAA bracket...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-03-25/theres-money-be-made-misery
CIA torture was wrong

...suffering from torture tactics occurred at the hands of CIA agents and operatives throughout accommodating countries mired in misery and death. So-called "enhanced interrogation techniques" ? which include food and sleep deprivation, prolonged standing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-12-14/cia-torture-was-wrong
Commit to peace

...Land of the Pure" as long as most blood was shed elsewhere.But this week, in the worst possible way, Pakistan reaped the misery of its double-dealing with evil. Taliban jihadists stormed a military prep school in Peshawar and massacred 132 students and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-12-20/commit-peace
Young quarterbacks Andy Dalton and Andrew Luck have poor playoff records

...won in the playoffs since January 1991.If Dalton ends that misery, he might finally silence the critics."Winning in general...determining whether they advance or are one and done.MORE POSTSEASON MISERY: Dalton's isn't the only Bengal trying to avoid a history-making...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-01-03/young-quarterbacks-andy-dalto
Cleveland reaches 50 years without a pro championship

...since the Chargers won an AFL title, but the California city no longer has an NBA team and it's a little easier to handle misery when it's sunny and 70 most of the year.In Cleveland, generations of fans have only known what it's like to finish second...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-12-26/cleveland-reaches-50-years-withou
Standing against Islamic nihilism isn't hate -- it's self-preservation

...unhappiness, harmless to those around him. But that's not enough for Islamic nihilists; they somehow feel compelled to spread the misery. They want this life to stink, for everyone. They mandate it. They see to it. You toe their sorrowful line, submit to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-01-11/standing-against