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Bad flu season fuels debate over paid sick time laws

...worthy goal but doesn't think it would be wise to implement it in a sluggish economy. Two of her likely opponents, Public Advocate Bill de Blasio and Comptroller John Liu, have reiterated calls for paid sick leave in light of the flu season.While...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-01-21/bad-flu-season-fuels-debat
Caseloads, funding main reasons for death penalty case delays, say capital defenders

...With higher caseloads in Kentucky, 50 of the state's 78 death penalty convictions have been overturned.Kentucky Public Advocate Ed Monahan said mistakes are the result of defenders not having adequate time to complete their cases before trial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-07-27/caseloads-funding-main
James Watson tells tale of DNA on epic documentary series

...better-looking or smarter kid? These are exciting but often thorny issues, and Watson embraces them - both as a public advocate and as president of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, one of the world's leading genetic labs. "I'm just trying...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/03/tel_399801.shtml
Television
Planes crash into Trade Center

...postponed. All bridges and tunnels into Manhattan were closed. David Reck was handing out literature for a candidate for public advocate a few blocks away when he saw a jet come in "very low, and then it made a slight twist and dove into the building...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/09/11/met_318627.shtml
Metro
A rebuilding year for Evans

...by being caught with a female friend in the car and women's panties between his legs. After having been a very public advocate for sober driving, he may never be trusted in such a high-profile job again.And his name-dropping -- telling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2010-07-07/rebuilding-year-evans
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South Carolina Republican Governor candidates

...announce his candidacy until the end of October, the deadline he gave Mr. Sanford to resign. Mr. Bauer has been a public advocate for the Office on Aging. His critics have suggested he used his political power to get out of speeding tickets...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/28/met_549781.shtml
Metro
People in the News

...based on the film about con men taking advantage of rich women on the French Riviera. The city's comptroller and public advocate will be sworn in, and then Bloomberg will take the oath of office for his second term. The Republican billionaire...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/29/ent_36835.shtml
Things to Do
NYC subway gets a computerized facelift

...five people. Yet for all its promised benefits, the plan has met some resistance. Several city council members and Public Advocate Betsy Gotbaum have joined the train conductors' union in raising safety concerns. The union acknowledges that its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/11/liv_449918.shtml
Life & style
Order to prioritize spending draws little rush from Georgia agencies

...the Agriculture Department's. Many of those ranked lowest by the agencies are notable for their lack of vocal public advocates. The Department of Natural Resources ranked its video-production program last. The Public Safety Training Center...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/26/met_382205.shtml
Metro
Thousands gather for Trade Center prayer service

...crisis in the city. Term limits prevent Giuliani from serving a third term. "No person is irreplaceable," said Public Advocate Mark Green, one of the Democratic candidates. "We are a nation of laws, not men. ... We are bigger than any...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/09/23/nat_322189.shtml
National