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Empty Stocking Fund donations

...Trinity Philoptochos Society ST Anna's Chapter $200Suburban Garden Club $100Merry Christmas Bill Cobb and Lawanna Mercer-Cobb $150"Merry Christmas from the Root of Winter" $25 Total today: $1,805Total this year: $100,099.94

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-21/empty-stocking-fund-donation
Just horsing around: CSRA's roots in the equine industry run deep

There is no metro area that can match the rich mixture of equine events that we have here in the CSRA.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-12-20/just-horsing-aro
BlackBerry launches Classic in last-ditch effort

NEW YORK - BlackBerry is returning to its roots with a new phone that features a traditional keyboard at a time when rival Apple and Android phones - and most smartphone customers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-17/blackberry-launches-classi
Michaux: NFC South is NFL's stepchild

There is a certain amount of pride that must be suspended these days to root for Georgia's flagship football franchises.Georgia Bulldogs fans know the drill, having been forced to beg for Southeastern...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-12-13/michaux-nfc-south-nfls-stepch
What Is It?

...only have room for three, you try harder, and that is exactly what American Motors Corp. always did. In fact, the very roots of its formation was to unite the independent manufacturers to give them a fighting chance against the Big Three of General...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-12-18/what-it
Pop Rocks: Debt of Nature's 'Departure' was totally worth the wait

...karaoke parlor or simply a quiet place to enjoy a drink with friends, the Fox's Lair, the tiny Olde Town bar that traces its roots back to the early 1980s, remains the perfect amalgamation of bar, venue and welcoming living room. Over the years its fortunes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-12-16/pop-rocks-debt-nature
Wine Time: Collazzi Liberta 2012, Toscana

...company in 2004 and has continued the replanting, taking out Pinot Noir seven years ago and grafting Cabernet Franc onto the roots."The grapes are perfect now," he said, pointing to plump bunches hanging on the vines. "We did a green harvest in July...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-12-16/wine-time-collazzi-li
Poi to the world: Exploring an ancient Hawaiian super food

...that results from pounding the kalo, or revered taro plant.A root vegetable, taro is most often seen growing in large paddies...grown locally.Every part of the taro plant has a use: The root is pounded into poi; leaves are wrapped around pork, fish or...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2014-12-13/poi-world-exploring-anci
Giant trees, gingerbread add to dazzle of holidays

...Rosewood Sand Hill hotel in Menlo Park, Calif. The edible tree, on display in the lobby, was created by pastry chef Mellisa Root. The Ritz-Carlton in Charlotte, N.C., is displaying a holiday tree made from 789 recycled green bottles and another made...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/travel/2014-12-13/giant-trees-gingerbread-add-
A true gold standard would re-establish American fiscal responsibility

...almost all financials to stifling, costly regulations. Not generally recognized, however, is that this latest move has its roots in our historical failure to adopt a sound monetary system ? one that has the confidence of the public, such as a gold standard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-12-14/true-gold-standa