Augusta area unemployment dropped in April

...ago.The department reported last week that there were more jobs in leisure and hospitality, education and health services, retail trade, and professional and business services. Labor department data said there were 244,732 people with jobs in the area...

MCG Foundation's 'gateway' project on 15th Street remains stalled

Years after the Medical College of Georgia Foundation began plans of a "gateway" retail development along 15th Street, the project remains stuck in planning.Since acquiring the Kroger-anchored Central Square shopping...

Wine Time: Educated Guess Chardonnay 2013, Carneros

...doing a great job of that.Owner Mark Albrecht is a 15-year veteran of all aspects of the wine industry, from restaurant to retail, wholesaler to supplier. He buys grapes from growers in Yountville, Oakville, Rutherford and Carneros and lets winemaker...

Living briefs

...Benefit cosmetics has created a new face powder that offers users just a touch of peaches and cream. The sweet-smelling powder retails for $26 and is available at Rich's. Cornbread recipe could win $4,000 If youíre into cornbread and have an iron skillet...

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In the know

...of chocolate and coffee lovers.The Mocha Crunch bar blends the taste of white chocolate with Mocha and crisped rice. It retails for 55 cents. SNOW VISION:Snowy screens may replace regular afternoon programming for the next two weeks on dozens of satellite...

Life & style
Small portions

...yet. La Creme is a mild, slightly sweet yogurt, and Frusion is a creamy drink made from fruit juice and yogurt. La Creme retails for $1.99 for four 4-ounce cups, and 10-ounce Frusion drinks go for $1.49. Cooking contest Grand prize in the Great...

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Small portions

...well as analysis of the role of food in warfare, immigration and the rise and fall of civilizations. The hard-cover set retails for $150. Heart-healthy cooking Cooking with a prudent regard for fat content doesn't have to limit your horizons. Hearty...

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'Star Wars' trilogy to thrill fans with long-awaited DVDs

...players - the movie and sequels Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi will be available Tuesday as a four-DVD set that retails for $69.98. Two prequels, made more than 20 years after the first, already are out on DVD. The last prequel, Star Wars...

Software prices don't match demand

...Consider that a hardcover novel rarely retails for more than $25, and then ask what...at children aged 3-12. The estimated retail price is $49, compared with $116 if...Artist 4.0. The company expects the retail price to be $75, compared with more...

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Prayer requires listening

...Helwys of Macon. Dr. Owings will hold a book signing at 4 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist. The book, a 128-page hardback, retails for $16. Hearing God evolved from five sermons he delivered to his congregation. Dr. Owings said there had been a need...

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