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Money really does grow on trees in New England, where leaf peepers pump millions into states

...September through October 2013 ? up from $2.2 billion in the same period in 2012 ? the state tourism office's research division said.Massachusetts officials don't distinguish how much of that money is spent by visitors drawn by the foliage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-19/money-really-does-grow-tre
Researchers working on scale for wildfire similar to those for earthquakes, tornadoes

...between homes and forest could then be set accordingly.Nelson Bryner, research engineer for the institute's fire research division, envisions the day when TV stations report that a wildfire is burning in an E4 community. But he said the scale...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-09-24/researchers-working-scale-wildfire-
Elderly volunteers become smog detectors in Mexico City

...measuring six kinds of air pollution, said Miguel Lombera, coordinator of the federal Health Department's risk and research division. The $827,000 joint federal and city study will begin in August and produce findings by the end of the year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/14/biz_422081.shtml
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Ex-official accused of stealing from UGA institute

...on each count. A police report says Mark Foster, interim director of the institute's Governmental Services and Research Division, notified police in November that money was missing. University police chief Jimmy Williamson says Hill falsified...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-09-17/ex-official-accused-stealing
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Metro Atlanta growth slows after boom years

...the Atlanta Regional Commission, which helps local governments in their planning efforts.Mike Alexander, the research division chief at the commission, says the metro area's growth has slowed and that's a result of the economic downturn...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-08-10/metro-atlanta-growth-slows-after-bo
New class schedule affects student performance little

...students fewer subjects during a school day and teachers more time to utilize different teaching strategies. The research division of the state Board of Education recently reviewed the test scores of schools that used the block schedules for a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/11/met_288269.shtml
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Across Georgia

...compared with some other parts of the country, said Bart Lewis, the chief of the Atlanta Regional Commission's research division. The boost might have been helped along by those who fled Hurricane Katrina last year and settled in the area...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/12/met_92291.shtml
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Does hyperspeed maglev train have a future?

...build the line as soon as possible," said Yutaka Osada, deputy chief of Central Japan Railway Co.'s maglev research division. "But the government has to decide because it will pay to start construction. With the current economy, it probably...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/12/liv_400729.shtml
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Standards group to study Charleston fire

...after the fire and returned Monday to interview firefighters. Bill Grosshandler, the chief of the agency's fire research division, said there are several reasons for the study. "In this case, one reason is because of the immensity - nine firefighters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/17/met_136100.shtml
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'Army Men' games need some work

...across my television screen is "Army Men: Green Rogue" for the PlayStation 2. Here we have the Green Army Advanced Research Division producing something called the Omega Soldier, a supersoldier brewed up in the division's lab and sent out alone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/04/22/tec_314553.shtml
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