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In fight against fraud, Chase, Wells Fargo are quietly harvesting some callers' voiceprints

...It said the purpose was merely to suggest new language for telephone calls and did not constitute legal advice.Industry observers said that, regardless of the legal issues, few would raise a fuss over the collection of biometric information from suspected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-13/fight-against-fraud-chase-
Music by Turner: Vannelli to make local stop

As a longtime observer of local music concerts, I was very surprised to see that Gino Vannelli is performing at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-09-30/music-turner-vannelli
At 101, weather observer Richard Hendrickson gets service award

...trends."Volunteer observers are the bedrock...volunteer weather observer."Hendrickson...Service's Cooperative Observer Program has 8,700 volunteer observers across the country...goal is to have an observer every 25 square...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/people/2014-07-27/101-weather-observer-richard
Keeneland begins fall meet with new dirt surface

...was installed at Keeneland during the summer of 2006, in part to promote better safety for horse and rider and because many observers believed the existing dirt track favored front-running, rail-hugging horses and could not be corrected by the track superintendent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-10-02/keeneland-begins-fall-meet-new-di
Dow plunges 334, its worst day of 2014

...quietly and steadily moved higher. The pleasure cruise appears to be over.Market volatility is back and in a big way, market observers say. The stock market hasn't seen day-to-day movements like this since August 2011, when Standard & Poor's downgraded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-09/dow-plunges-334-its-worst-
Georgia teacher evaluations to now have consequences attached

...can't encapsulate all of a teacher's abilities either."The evaluator comes in anywhere from 10 to 40 minutes, and the observer has to write what he sees," Benedict said. "So based on that one very small snapshot of time, I could be the greatest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-09-27/georgia-teacher-evaluatio
Commissioner Donnie Smith resigns

...term-limited and prevented by city ordinance from holding the seat until he sits out a full term.Barbee, a longtime political observer, called his chances of being named to the post "slim to none."Echols said "I'll do whatever they need me to do" if...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-08/commissioner-donnie-smit
Three actively seeking appointment to District 7 commission seat

...think that I could make a difference."Harris also was a founding member of Quail Unlimited and started the weekly Athens Observer newspaper, which succeeded in claiming county organ status from the daily Athens Banner-Herald."I've been in sales...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-21/three-actively-seeking-a
Business news

...regulatory filings.The idea of Yahoo and AOL is getting together isn't a new one. Various analysts and other Internet observers have argued a marriage between the two companies would allow them to cut costs, attract more users and strengthen their online...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-26/business-news
Fire at Chicago air traffic center halts many flights

...flight-plan information on those aircraft into (their) system by hand," Church wrote in an e-mail.That led some observers to call for better backup plans."This is a nightmare scenario when we thought systems were in place to prevent it," said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-26/fire-chicago-air-traffic-c