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Athens couple welcomes quadruplets after miscarriage

...quadruplets, with the rate of triplet or higher births declining every year since a high in 1998, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. They were almost all born premature ? 96 percent were preterm, and nearly 70 percent were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-03-24/athens-coupled-blessed-four-
James Patterson launches grant program for school libraries

...library staffing. More than 8,000 public schools nationwide did not have libraries in 2011-12, according to the National Center for Educational Statistics."A lot of schools also don't have as many books as they should have," said Patterson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2015-03-12/james-patterson-launches
Opened Cuba has much to offer global community

...recent Ebola crisis in Africa? Or that Raul Castro's daughter, Mariela Castro Espin ? director of the Cuban National Center for Sex Education ? is, remarkably, an activist for LGBT rights? YES, CUBA REMAINS socialist ? but so is most...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-03-08/opened-cuba-has-
Why You Should Consider Trade School Instead of College

...an automatic choice when they graduate from high school. The reason is obvious ? more income. According to the National Center for Educational Statistics, a college degree accounted for $15,000 in additional income per year versus a high...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/simpledollar/2015-03-09/why-you-s
Safety of court-storming in question again

...conferences and schools?"Celebrations are going to happen. We know that," said Dr. Lou Marciani, who directs the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security at Southern Mississippi. "But we have to do a better job of encouraging...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-02-24/safety-court-storming-que
Electronics can be recycled to keep materials out of Augusta landfill

...county, Videtto said. Pickups are done about twice a year, she said.Jason Linnell, the executive director of the National Center for Electronics Recycling, said electronics have both valuable parts and hazardous materials that need to stay out...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-21/electronics-can-be-recycled-k
Georgia child deaths up, report says

...published increases could also be the result of better reporting from local officials, warns Teri Covington of the National Center for the Review and Prevention of Child Deaths."There's always a tendency to focus on child welfare (agencies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-16/ga-child-deaths-report-s
Parents of children with disabilities will have a new option for education

...for their child, can be partially reimbursed for their tuition to a private school, Palfy said.According to the National Center for Learning Disabilities, an IEP is a legally binding document that describes a child's performance level and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-11-07/parents-children-disabil
Now 50 people in Dallas monitored for Ebola virus

...that even a single case of Ebola in the United States seems threatening," said Dr. Beth Bell, the director of the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "But the simple...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-10-03/now-50-people-dallas-monitor
Dignity, darkly defined

...states introduced so-called death-with-dignity bills just in the past year, according to the Death with Dignity National Center.Public opinion aligns mostly on the right-to-die side, according to a Pew Research Center poll, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-11-07/dignity-darkly-define