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River Watch traffic slows down

Motorists are reporting eastbound River Watch Parkway commuting has slowed this morning.Richmond County dispatchers report an accident about 7:30 a.m. near River Watch and 15th Street, however morning commuters are reporting stalls as far back as the Comcast entrance.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-31/river-watch-traffic-slows-do
Columbia County rain totals

Columbia County emergency services authorities are reporting heavy rainfall levels for Sunday including more than 5 inches of rain recorded at the Clarks Hill Water Plant in Appling.All...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-31/columbia-county-rain-totals
Better officer training among 50 recommendations for stemming domestic violence in SC

...men. But the extent of the state's domestic violence problem is unknown. The task force discovered there's no uniform reporting system.The Legislature passed a law in June that increased penalties for domestic violence convictions and gave prosecutors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-31/better-officer-training-among
Gold Cross touts free services given to city

...Chief Financial Officer Frank Lindley said last week are "dismal" in Augusta.Gold Cross also defended its compliance with reporting requirements in documents sent to commissioners Monday. Call reports have gone to the city administrator under the new contract...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-08-31/gold-cross-touts-free-se
Bolt cruises to 200 meter victory in the world championships

...backward onto his feet, jogged a few steps, and reached down to make sure his left leg was OK.He was no worse for wear - reporting just a few scrapes - but figured he'd try to make the evening at least a little more interesting."The rumor I'm trying...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-08-27/bolt-cruises-200-meter-victory-wo
Illinois fires football coach Tim Beckman

...start the season.Citing the investigation being handled by a law firm, Thomas said he learned of efforts to deter injury reporting and influence medical decisions that pressured injured players to avoid or postpone treatment and continue playing. In some...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-08-28/illinois-fires-football-c
Three-year dispute with Augusta ambulance provider hits turning point

...that it did not define what call priorities were and left no way to verify the number of ambulances in service. Man da tory reporting wasn't being done, and Gold Cross had never been fined for a late response time.Gold Cross' next move was an administrative...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-08-29/three-year-dispute-augus
US stocks jump after Chinese market surges

...to the rebound in the Chinese stock market and European stock indexes.The Commerce Department provided a surprise boost, reporting that the economy, as measured by gross domestic product, expanded at an annual rate of 3.7 percent in the April-June...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-27/us-stocks-jump-after-chine
Airlines increasingly offer deals for off-peak travel as oil prices decline

...year was $494.12. That's down $5.41, or 1.1 percent, from the same period last year, according to the Airlines Reporting Corp., which processes ticket transactions for airlines and travel agencies.Prices are still higher than they were in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-26/airlines-increasingly-offe
Conspicuous by his absence

...not running for social media critic of someone else. Talk to me about issues."So this is the current state of political reporting? Candidates having to almost beg the media to do their job?It's obvious reporters are still Trump-obsessed, but it's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-08-11/conspicuous-his-absen