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North Carolina offered $100M for Toyota HQ, twice Texas bid

...be significantly larger than Texas to be competitive because the Lone Star State has no corporate or income tax, Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker said in an interview last week. Companies on the move compare the total cost of its new site and the total...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-01/nc-offered-100m-toyota-hq-
Few women in construction; recruiting efforts rise

...and minorities."The reality is that the face of apprenticeship in the construction industry has been white male," Labor Secretary Thomas Perez said in an interview. "We're working to ensure the future reflects the face of America."A crucial step...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/2014-08-31/few-women-construction-recruitin
Cynthia Taylor: Remember that work is holy

...temple of the Holy Spirit."We are on holy ground in our work as teachers, lawyers, volunteers, doctors, parents, secretaries, students, business owners, construction workers and every other vocation God has given us."Today we affirm before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-08-29/cynthia-taylor-remember-
ISIS crisis seems lost on this president

...as sophisticated and well-funded as any group that we have seen; ... beyond anything we've seen ..."? Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, on the gathering threat of terror group ISIS "We don't have a strategy yet."? Barack Obama Thirteen years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-30/isis-crisis-seems-los
Another broken law

...was, after all, one of his campaign promises.That's why lawmakers passed legislation in 2013 explicitly requiring the secretary of defense to notify Congress "not later than 30 days before the transfer or release" of any individual from the terrorist-detention...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-28/another-broken-law
Augusta transit committee convenes for first time, expresses hopes

...vice chairman. Sharon Dottery, as transit liaison between the city and bus manager McDonald Transit, serves as committee secretary.After the appointments, members expressed their hopes for the committee. Jonathan Areves cited his business partner's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-28/augusta-transit-committe
Isakson chides Nunn about Sen. Harry Reid

...comments in an interview with Morris News, Perdue's press secretary did offer blandishment."Right now, David is focused on...S. Senate," said Megan Whittemore, Perdue's press secretary.Nunn and Perdue are both first-time candidates who are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-08-27/isakson-chides-nunn-about-sen-h
Adverse instances noted at VA, improvements touted

...put a solid scheduling system in place, this will free up more human resources to focus on direct veterans' care," VA Secretary Robert McDonald said of a new system. "As VA recommits to its mission of caring for Veterans and evaluating our actions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-29/adverse-care-confirmed-augus
A flavor out of favor: Dog meat fades in South Korea

...Dog is not an industry with a long-term future," Shin said. "New generations don't eat a lot."Choi Young-im, secretary general of an association of dog farmers, said dog meat, which used to be most popular after beef, pork and chicken, has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/food/2014-08-28/flavor-out-favor-dog-meat-fade
Judith Conner

...Augusta, later with a law firm in Thomson and most recently for Jimmy Plunkett Law Office. Following retirement as a legal secretary, she and her husband enjoyed volunteering with MANNA, the First United Methodist Church Soup Kitchen and as a volunteer...

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