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BlackBerry launches Classic in last-ditch effort

...aiming for loyal customers. And that is true," CEO John Chen said at the gadget's launch event, tellingly held in New York City's Financial District. But he also invited people who haven't used a BlackBerry "especially people who are young...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-17/blackberry-launches-classi
Science proves men lose their heads over high heels

...high-heeled shoes is no secret among women, who have used them to entice men from the streets of ancient Rome to the New York City sidewalks of Carrie Bradshaw. Heels have also been a controversial symbol in the battleground of sexual politics...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-12-13/science-proves-men-lose-their-heads
Giant trees, gingerbread add to dazzle of holidays

...evergreen at Rockefeller Center in New York City to one made entirely from chocolate...Science in the Queens borough of New York City complete with houses, trees...Seacrest when the ball drops in New York City at midnight. In Key West, Fla...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/travel/2014-12-13/giant-trees-gingerbread-add-
Oregon's Marcus Mariota heads Heisman finalists

...fourth Alabama finalist since Mark Ingram became the Tide's first winner in 2009."This will be my first trip to New York City, and I can't put into words how much it means to me and my family," Cooper said in a statement. "I am privileged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-08/oregons-marcus-mariota-he
The Artside: Artist turns old books into new works of art

...Columbia College Chicago and worked as an artist and in graphics and signage design. From 2006 until a recent move to New York City, he lived and worked in Atlanta. He will come to Augusta in February for an Art Now talk at the Morris. See samples...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-12-09/artside-artist-turns-
Why areas with good jobs have hard-to-afford homes

...according to Zillow. Similarly high percentages exist in New York City, Seattle, Denver and Washington. Many have been forced...settle for less than they hoped.When Jen Ewing left New York City two years ago, she figured housing would be reasonable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-09/why-areas-good-jobs-have-h
Hard to swallow

...after New York mandated similar calorie-posting requirements in 2009, showed average calorie consumption at four New York City fast-food restaurants actually increased 2.5 percent when the rules took effect.A follow-up study published...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-12-12/hard-swallow
Driving while black? New app developers offer advice

...protesters around the country keep attention on instances of deadly encounters with police in Ferguson, Missouri, and New York City. Similar apps also are aimed at helping people navigate interactions with police. Three Georgia teenagers created...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-11/driving-while-black-develope
Answers to last week's Delphi exercise offer possible peeks into our future

...The most common answer is Japan. My answer is Japan and Russia.6. Today it takes 12 hours to fly nonstop from New York City to Japan. How fast will it be in 2035 using the fastest commercial way?The most common answer is eight to 11 hours...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-12-14/answers-last-wee
The next 20 years: Delph exercise helps people bring future into focus

...RussiaF. None of these will fall off the listG. Other (specify) 6. Today it takes 12 hours to fly nonstop from New York City to Japan. How fast will it be in 2035 using the fastest commercial way?A. 12 hoursB. Eight to 11 hoursC. Four to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-12-06/next-20-years-de