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Nature of Daytona race creates opportunities for non-winners

...win that automatically transfers a driver into the playoffs this year, either. And like so many others, the unpredictable nature of restrictor-plate racing at Daytona could create his best chance to win before the Chase starts in September.It also could...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-07-04/nature-daytona-race-create
SC girl, 8, shot; teen arrested

...the teen, who was not identified because of his age, faces multiple charges, including assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature.He was being held in the juvenile detention center. It is not clear if the teen has an attorney.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-06/sc-girl-8-shot-teen-arrested
Gov. Nikki Haley says church shooting will forever change her outlook

...children, because hate is not born. Hate is taught."During her 2010 campaign, Haley eschewed questions about the historic nature of her candidacy. In the wake of the shootings, she seems ready to discuss racial reconciliation in the state. She says she...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-05/gov-nikki-haley-says-church-s
Clint Bowyer knows he's running on fumes

...way in so you have to keep that in perspective, too," he said. "All you can see is winning and that's the competitive nature in you."There's nothing that you're going to do to a race car driver to give them a glimpse of that victory and be able...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-07-05/clint-bowyer-knows-hes-run
Baseball's scouting scale tells sport's stories in unique way

Simple numbers listed on a piece of paper might not capture the legend of Bo Jackson in the same romantic nature as stories and documentaries.But for scouts and those who understand the scouting scale, Jackson's old reports are a work...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-03/baseballs-scouting-scale
Between humanity and heritage

Monuments, by their very nature, are not meant to be changed.Hewn from durable marble and granite, they're meant to be enduring memorials to the people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-07-02/between-humanity-and-
US unemployment falls to 7-year low, but paychecks flat

...people stopped looking for work, and paychecks didn't budge.The figures released Thursday capture the persistently uneven nature of the recovery from the Great Recession.The job market "remains consistent with a two-steps-forward, one-step-back...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-02/us-unemployment-falls-7-ye
Overtime

...Graniteville's Colby Bradley and Belvedere's Brant Gillespie, both of the First Tee of Augusta, have been selected to play in the Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach, a Champions Tour event scheduled for Sept. 25-27.They are among the 81 boys and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-01/overtime
Solid hiring expected for June as US job market nears normal

...60,000 fewer jobs in April and May combined than it had previously estimated.The figures capture the persistently uneven nature of the job market's recovery from the Great Recession. More people had begun looking for work in May, yet all those gains...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-02/solid-hiring-expected-june
The Way We Were: Brooks Keel at start of his academic career

...knew of her native country. She also showed them how to plant tulips in front of the school.A young Keel is described as a "nature-lover" toward the end of the lengthy article, and offered his 9-year-old insight into Dutch culture: "Long ago, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-01/way-we-were-brooks-keel-start