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Atlanta university students research 'cold case' killings from civil rights era

...family said police hit him with a pistol.A black man beaten by police inside a jailhouse after insulting white officers.Professors at Emory University hope the three cases are just the start of an effort to uncover and understand deaths tied to race during...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-24/atlanta-university-stu
Economic breakfast: Augusta tops in job growth, but could use quality of life improvement

...who delivered Georgia Regents University's economic forecast at a business breakfast on campus Wednesday.Medcalfe, a professor of finance, said Augusta was the fastest growing metro area in the state in 2014 for jobs."If it wasn't for the ice...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-01-28/economic-br
New England hit by blizzard's 2 feet of snow

...travel, and the mayor ordered city schools closed for two days."So far, so good," Tufts University political science professor Jeffrey Berry said. "What's important for a governor or a mayor is to appear to be in charge and to have a plan to finish...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-01-27/new-england-hit-blizzards-2-feet-sn
Rants & Raves

Comments from readers.$1.1 MILLION IN paid leave, granting of tenure, granting the rank of Regents professor, a part-time secretary, discretionary funds for academic related expenses. And all to be paid to a man who thumbed his nose...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-26/rants-raves
Doctors urge caution in prescribing medical marijuana to kids

...could help make a big difference in promoting more research," said Dr. Seth Ammerman, the policy's lead author and a professor of pediatrics and adolescent medicine at Stanford University.The academy's qualified support might lead more pediatricians...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-01-26/doctors-urge-caution-prescribing-me
Event honors carreer of Georgian Senator Walter F. George

...Johnson was said to always make sure he was there to listen. And Walter F. George knew politics. Mercer University law professor James. Fleissner recounted the 1938 clash between the senator and Franklin Roosevelt at a political event in Barnesville...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-01-26/event-honors-car
Greece, eurozone show openness for dialogue

...Financial markets retained their poise."It won't give quite the fireworks that some people were expecting," said Professor Hendrik Vos of the University of Ghent. Jean-Claude Juncker, the president of the European Union's executive commission...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-26/greece-eurozone-show-openn
60 years ago Athens saw UFO mystery

...some additional weight to the report is a letter from a Col. L.G. Duggar, an Air Force officer who was then serving as a professor of air science and tactics with the University of Georgia's Air Force ROTC detachment.Duggar, who was flying an Air Force...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-26/60-years-ago-athens-saw-ufo-
Company seeks rights to names of iconic Grand Canyon lodges

...contract or earn money for the value in the names."They're just playing a card," said Kristelia Garcia, an associate professor at the University of Colorado Law School.Xanterra declined to comment.The National Park Service wouldn't say whether...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-25/company-seeks-rights-names
Native leads tours in Hawaii

...As a Native Hawaiian myself, I had a lot of heavy debates with my professors about being Hawaiian. It was really interesting for me. I learned a lot from my professors."When Costa graduated, he found himself eager to teach. He took...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/travel/2015-01-24/native-leads-tours-hawaii