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South Carolina's Medicaid agency reviewing potential fraud by health care providers

COLUMBIA - South Carolina's Medicaid agency is reviewing dozens of private...seven cases so far to the attorney general's office for potential prosecution. A review...requirement for patients to get a second agency's approval before receiving care for "rehabilitative...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-09-04/south-carolinas-medicaid-agency-rev
Job report offers mixed bag for Federal Reserve

WASHINGTON - U.S. unemployment fell to a seven-year low of 5.1 percent...August, the fewest in five months."Anyone hoping today's data would clear up the timing of the Fed's first rate hike in years will be sorely disappointed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-04/job-report-offers-mixed-ba
Clemson expects tough test from Wofford's offense

CLEMSON, S.C. - Clemson defensive coordinator Brent Venables did not need a refresher on Wofford's option offense to get worried for today's opener.All the holes on the 12th-ranked Tigers' defense...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2015-09-04/clemson-expects-tough-tes
Georgia's foe has had success against Power Five Conference teams

ATHENS, Ga. - Louisiana Monroe's veteran players shouldn't be awed by looking up at 92,000 fans at No. 9 Georgia's Sanford Stadium today.This is standard...8 Arkansas in 2012.Louisiana Monroe's seniors have played against such other major...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-09-04/georgias-foe-has-had-succ
Savannah River Site awards $12.8 million small business contract to S&L Logistics LLC

The Department of Energy's Savannah River Operations Office awarded a $12.8 million, fixed-price, contract to S&L Logistics LLC of St. Ignatius, Mont...period and four, one-year option periods.S&L Logistics LLC, is a tribally owned firm...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-09-04/savannah-river-site-awards-12
US small businesses feel mixed impact from China's economy

NEW YORK - China's economic problems have been a windfall for some U.S. small businesses - and pose a threat to others.A nearly...market since mid-June, a response to the country's weakening economy, has sent Chinese investors looking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-04/us-small-businesses-feel-m
Know Civil War's cause

Dr. J.B. Baxley's Aug. 27 letter ("Why was Civil War fought?") is astonishing.Baxley's mushy, erroneous version of Civil War history is discounted by most dedicated scholars of U.S. history. No, it was slavery that brought about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-09-04/know-civil-wars-
Augusta's Vineyard church begins renovation of former Sue Reynolds School building

...last year and found that the price was in the church's budget."There's always been something beautiful and sacred about being...and former students can keep up with the project as it's being completed and share their personal stories of attending...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-09-04/augustas-vineyard-church
Michael Taylor's walk-off homer lifts Nationals, extends Braves' losing streak

...Washington tied the score on Matt den Dekker's RBI single with two outs in the ninth.Yunel...pinch-runner Trea Turner scored on den Dekker's hit.Papelbon (3-1), in his longest...and scored on pinch-hitter Nick Swisher's one-out single.Atlanta starter Julio...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-09-04/michael-taylors-walk-hom
Evander Holyfield's son commits to Georgia

...and South Carolina and other schools.He's rated a four-star recruit and the No...year he didn't want to influence his son's decision.NO. 4 BAYLOR 56, SMU 21In Dallas...improperly contacted a teacher about a player's grade and the arrest of five players on Thursday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-09-04/evander-holyfields-son-co