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Boston drops bid for 2024 Olympics

...venues already in place and far less entrenched opposition.Boston's initial bid team talked a big game, but made empty promises. Recently released documents show organizers underestimated the amount of opposition and downplayed the possibility of a statewide...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-07-27/boston-drops-bid-2024-ol
God should guide vote

...clear to me that these two blocs of voters don't know what or who they are. Their leaders just bicker back and forth to promise whatever they can to remain in power. That's what it's all about, right? Richmond County has party chairmen feeding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-07-27/god-should-guide-vote
Families face tough decisions as cost of elder care soars

...supposed to last 10 years was gone in two.Duffy enrolled her mother in Medi caid, confident that management would keep its promises.Two months later, she received a letter saying her mother had 30 days to find a new home. Duffy succeeded in keeping her...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/people/2015-07-26/families-face-tough-decision
Hundreds mourn Marine killed in Chattanooga shootings

...than he did about himself," Coyne said.Before bagpiper Steve Thrasher filled the air with Amazing Grace, Coyne made a promise to Wells' mother, Cathy Wells."Mrs. Wells, you will forever be a part of the Marine Corps family," he said. "We...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-26/hundreds-mourn-marine-killed-
Augusta Canal | The Augusta Chronicle

...artifacts depict canal construction and mill life and remind Augustans and visitors alike of the progress, problems, and promise of the Augusta Canal. The Augusta Canal's newest amenity makes its debut this week, offering visitors a chance to enjoy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/places/augusta-canal
2024 Boston Olympic organizers release original, unredacted bid

...Opponents have countered that the original bid is still relevant because it provided a basis of comparison and also shows what promises organizers initially made to the USOC."The release of Boston 2024's unredacted bid documents confirm that the boosters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-07-24/2024-boston-olympic-orga
Tap turned off on loans for smaller businesses

...purchasing or improving property or equipment or running a company's day-to-day operations. The SBA Express program, which promises a quick approval, and Veterans Advantage loans, designed for veterans and their spouses, are also on hold because they are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-24/tap-turned-loans-smaller-b
Americans playing for pride in third-place game of Gold Cup

...midfielder quickly added that pride and competitiveness would keep the Americans playing hard against short-handed Panama, a promise repeated often by his teammates and coach Jurgen Klinsmann on Friday. Once the U.S. was stunned by Jamaica in the semifinals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-24/americans-playing-pr
German lawmakers back Greek bailout talks

...proposals in a hastily called referendum July 5.Tsipras has acknowledged the package he signed up to went against his election promises but insists he had no other choice, as the alternative would have seen Greece forced out of the euro ? a development that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-17/german-lawmakers-back-gree
South Korea has much work to do to create Olympic-class hockey team

...the NHL, but he grew up in Canada. He used to help run hockey clinics in his home country."I don't want to make any promises," Paek said in a news release announcing South Korea's automatic hockey bid for the Olympics. "But as long as we focus...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-17/south-korea-has-much-work-do-crea