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Augusta Convention Center's numbers better than expected

...of The Augusta Chronicle.Simon, who maintains the new downtown complex attached to Augusta's Marriott isn't a money-maker, but rather an economic engine for the city, said the 36 conventions' 37,625 attendees spent some $10.2 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-04-28/augusta-convention-cente
Some decry padlocks of love in Paris

...many Parisians. French media have given the issue scant attention.City authorities know well that tourism is a major money maker and have no desire to dampen Paris' reputation as one of the world's most romantic retreats.The government of Anne...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-04-26/some-decry-padlocks-love-paris
Michaux: Conference tournaments have lost their luster

...that's not likely to sit well with conferences like the ACC which consider the conference tournament an essential money-maker in its TV marketing. With plans to take its tournament to Brooklyn in a few years (where more empty seats will await...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/scott-michaux/2014-03-15/michaux-conference-
Ike's Tree coin sells out fast at gift shop

...merchandise more prominently, considering pet merchandise is a billion-dollar industry."Without a doubt, this is a big money maker," Atieh said.He bought a collar for the 5-year-old Cavalier King Charles-beagle mix named Yogi that his 30-year-old...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/ikes-tree-coin-sells-out-fast-gift-shop
Rants and raves

Comments from our readers. A CABLE SKY-LIFT over the river would be a big attraction and money maker ... then the money for the canal would be there. IN REGARD TO THE ARTICLE on lethal injection, I believe that it is not inhumane...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2007-10-28/rants-and-raves
Metro | Rants and raves
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Georgia-Carolina fair begins 10-day run

...It's the longest running, continuous, annual event in the area," said fair manager Joe Taylor Jr.It is also a money-maker for area charitable organizations. The Augusta Exchange Club, which operates the fair, donated between $140,000...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-18/georgia-carolina-fair-begins-
Manchester United projects record revenue this season topping $660 million

...and 430 million pounds ($686 million) in 2013-14. That would push United closer to Real Madrid, the biggest money-maker in world sport, which reported revenue of 520.9 million euros ($695 million) in 2012-13.United reported a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-09-18/manchester-united-projects-record
Ramblin' Rhodes: Milsap's true love helped him develop music career

...April 15, 1973."Johnson immediately put Milsap out on tour opening for Pride, who already was a superstar and huge money-maker for RCA."I'd be in the wings every night to see how he was doing it; what his show pacing was all about, how...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-02-12/ramblin-rhodes-milsap
Patch-First Tee partnership gets go-ahead

...that will help First Tee with expenses, give advanced youth golfers a full course to play and turn The Patch into a money-maker for the city. He wants the city to pay for capital improvements at the course and shoulder any continued losses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-03-19/patch-first-tee-partners