Why refinery strike has had little bite at gas pump

NEW YORK - Gasoline prices can spike for all kinds of reasons that make skeptical drivers roll their eyes: "tension" in the Middle East, a refinery suddenly shuts...

Braves: Spring Training Watch (Part 6)

...testing a slow curveball as a new pitch for 2015. A slow curve is just a different look for hitters to change the pace off the spike curve that has developed into his best secondary, giving him three total secondaries and a much fuller arsenal. Watch to see...

TurboTax resumes processing of state returns after fraud halt

...most popular do-it-yourself tax preparation software, halted processing state tax returns for about 24 hours because of a spike in fraudulent filings.State agencies have reported a rise in filings with stolen personal information, Intuit, the company...

Grovetown preparing for growth

...said.Around 2000, James said, city leaders began serious brainstorming on how to accommodate what they expected to be a spike in population over the next decade.Now the short-term goals for the city surpass anything James, a life-long Grovetown...

Early predictions call for full summer pool at Thurmond Lake

...data. The water level has been slightly below the guide curve throughout the winter, with the exception of an early January spike."We've been hovering just below guide curve," Birdwell said.From mid-October to April 1, the guide curve is between...

Hollywood's epic 'Birth of a Nation' glorified injustice

...forcefully to The Birth of a Nation. In 1919, Oscar Micheaux made Within Our Gates, a blunt portrait of white violence. In 1980, Spike Lee was a film major at New York University when he completed the 20-minute The Answer, in which a young black screenwriter...

Georgia sees tax fraud spike

ATLANTA - Georgia Department of Revenue officials say they're already seeing numerous cases of scammers attempting to file fraudulent 2014 income tax returns.

Separate politics, measles

...fraudulent. The Lancet fully retracted this paper in 2011.The current outbreak of measles in the United States follows a 2014 spike in reported cases. The debate has been re-opened between those who support the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's...

School bus overturns on William Few Parkway

...Mayne, the operations manager at Columbia County Animal Services, said in a recent Chronicle article. He said the recent spike in Columbia County could be partly caused by vigorous development in Grovetown."We're starting to see some (deer) come...

Andrew Wiggins leads World team to victory in Rising Stars Challenge

...helping the West team beat the East 59-51. Hart had 15 points.The West team was coached by ESPN personality Mike Golic and Spike Lee, who was wearing a blue hat with orange trim in honor of his beloved New York Knicks. Lee directed a commercial that starred...