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Katie Ledecky kicks off run at worlds with a win

KAZAN, Russia - Katie Ledecky stood on the podium, a gold medal slung around her...wake in the pool, she was alone smiling on the top spot while the other medalists departed...freestyle, falling off her world-record pace on the next-to-last lap. She touched in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-08-02/katie-ledecky-kicks-run-worlds-wi
Troy Merritt shoots 67 to win Quicken Loans National by 3 shots

...three-shot lead and slapped hands with fans on both sides of the ropes, knowing he had...National.Merritt shot 4-under-par 67 on Sunday and finished his first career victory...rolling in a 34-foot putt for birdie on the 72nd hole. After the putt fell, he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-08-02/troy-merritt-shoots-67-win-q
Jace Peterson, Julio Teheran lead Braves past Phillies

...6-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.Chris Johnson, Jonny Gomes and...always nice to get the win before you get on the plane," manager Fredi Gonzalez said...15 games since the All-Star break."On a good note, we took three of four...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-02/jace-peterson-julio-tehe
Seattle restaurant succeeds with $15 minimum wage

...don't have to tip at Ivar's Sal mon House on Seattle's Lake Union after the restaurant...9.47. Scheduled increases that depend on business size and benefits will bring the minimum...need to, and servers and bartenders are on pace to increase their annual pay by thousands...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-02/seattle-restaurant-succeed
IOC alters its bidding process for 2024 Summer Games

...the bidding process for the 2024 Olympics on Sunday, eliminating the cut-down phase...the IOC executive board would have decided on a short list of official "candidate cities...vote in Lima, Peru, in September 2017."On Sept. 15, the cities will become candidates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-08-02/ioc-alters-its-bidding-p
Former Georgia star John Isner wins third Atlanta Open in a row

...beating Marcos Baghdatis 6-3, 6-3 on Sunday at Atlantic Station.The top-seeded...leg injury late in the first set, scored on ly two points against 18 Isner serves in...four-match total to 90. He won 27 of 28 points on his first serves and 9 of 11 points on his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-08-02/former-georgia-star-john-isner-wi
2003 death of Augusta teen remains unsolved

...was found shot to death in a front yard on Old Savannah Road. More than 12 years later...and he was suspected in a gang attack on four men in a Pump 'N Shop parking lot...assaulted for no reason outside the store on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard."I'm...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-02/2003-death-augusta-tee
Augusta State Farmers Market having good summer

...90-plus temperatures. Even 100-plus degrees ? Augusta hit 104 on July 21, marking the city's highest temperature in three years...patrolling his produce stand at the Augusta State Farmers Market on Fifth Street."People come by and ask, 'How do you do it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-02/augusta-state-farmers-market-
Clemson pitcher eager to bounce back from lymphoma

...wasn't overly concerned, until he discovered a lump on his neck while showering in January. After telling his...Schmidt has gone through four rounds of chemotherapy and on Thursday, announced on Twitter that the treatments were successful ? "I'm...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-02/clemson-pitcher-eager-bo
Pardon Our Mess: Toppled brick column downtown

...Augusta Facilities Manager Rick Acree said columns on Reynolds Street are on private property. The lot is owned by Ol'Hoss Enterprises...how the column fell. A message left with Copenhaver on Friday was not immediately returned.? Jenna Martin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-02/pardon-our-mess-toppled-brick