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Zillow buying Trulia to build real estate titan

NEW YORK - Zillow and Trulia, two companies that changed the way people shop for...not Zillow's first expansion through acquisition. The company bought New York City-focused real estate website StreetEasy in 2013 for $50 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-28/zillow-buying-trulia-build
Dollar Tree buys Family Dollar

NEW YORK - The fight for penny pinchers is intensifying.Dollar Tree said Monday that it is buying rival discounter Family Dollar for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-28/dollar-tree-buys-family-do
Behind closed doors

...Operation SOS" ? has made at least three trips during the past week or so to woo wealthy donors at super PAC events in New York and on the West Coast.Remember, this is the same president who, during his 2010 State of the Union address, inelegantly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-07-29/behind-closed-doors
U.S. Olympic Committee will pay price if a U.S. city lands the 2024 Olympics

...It also played into the failures of New York and Chicago in the last two U.S. attempts...Jim Scherr, the CEO of the USOC when New York finished fourth in the 2012 bidding...contentious issue in the past, both with New York and Chicago," CEO Scott Blackmun said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-07-28/us-olympic-committee-wil
Rhodes: 'Get On Up' is accurate depiction of James Brown's life

...to Brown's mother, Susie.She did leave the family for New York but not like shown in the movie. Close sources have said she...Dee Dee, as she herself has said, who tracked Susie down in New York, where she was working as a seamstress, and got them back together...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-27/rhodes-get-accurate-depictio
At 101, weather observer Richard Hendrickson gets service award

...Volunteer observers are the bedrock of weather data collection," said I. RossDickman, meteorologist in charge of the New York weather forecast office. "Richard has contributed thousands of weather measurements to build the climate record for Long Island...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/people/2014-07-27/101-weather-observer-richard
Small businesses selling Fair Trade products looking to make money while doing good

NEW YORK - Brooklyn Roasting Co. has a booming...away.Ninety percent of the coffee the New York-based company sells is Fair Trade...2014."In a thoughtful urban center like New York City, I think it's a smart business...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-27/small-businesses-selling-f
Bedroom desk not always preferred homework spot

...let her go with what she is comfortable with," she says.As for Sarah? She still uses the kitchen table.Tami Mount, a New York-area educational consultant, says it's important for children to have a quiet, dedicated workspace, but it doesn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-07-26/bedroom-desk-not-always-preferred-h
Stranger helps raise $40,000 for North Augusta mother who left child in park while she was at work

...arrested.Ryan, who works for an environmental nonprofit organization, learned about Harrell's arrest from a story in New York Magazine that her husband posted on Facebook. She felt compelled to help Harrell, and started the campaign on youcaring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-26/stranger-helps-raise-4
Mets prospect Dominic Smith yet to find home run stroke

New York Mets prospect Dominic Smith has the raw power to fit the profile of a slugging first baseman who could also hit for a high batting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-26/mets-prospect-dominic-sm