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Price spikes for once-cheap generic drugs draw scrutiny from Senate lawmakers

...for decades are seeing unexpected price spikes of up to 8,000 percent, prompting a...experts testifying Thursday said the price spikes reflect broader price increases for generics...where drug shortages have led to price spikes, FDA has approved emergency imports of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-20/price-spikes-once-cheap-ge
Federal nuclear safety board finds funding, staffing decreases for SRS emergency planning

After discovering a spike in safety lapses and inadequate emergency response procedures at Savannah River Site, a federal nuclear safety oversight panel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-19/federal-nuclear-safety-boa
Mullis: Perserverance is key when removing moles from yard

...chewing gum. Most people say it doesn't work while others swear by it.There are also spikes that make a vibrating sound. Sweeney's Solar Powered Spikes may provide some relief. But control is erratic and while they may work in one yard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2014-11-06/mullis-perserverance
Conduct unbecoming

...ethos: "I do not advertise the nature of my work, nor seek recognition for my actions."In other words, Navy SEALs don't spike the ball. They don't celebrate in the end zone. They don't get in front of TV cameras to shout "we're No. 1."But...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-11-11/conduct-unbecoming
Storage auctions gaining popularity in Augusta

...day treasure hunters who earn their livings through buying abandoned lockers and reselling the contents for a profit.Like in Spike's Auction Hunters and A&E's Storage Wars, there are occasional jackpots, such as gold and firearms, but for the most...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-09/storage-auctions-gaining-p
Delta's 3Q profit falls on one-time items

...billion. Delta recorded $347 million in charges for adjustments to fuel-hedging - those are contracts to protect against big spikes in fuel prices, but they can backfire if oil prices fall.Labor, Delta's second-biggest cost, rose 5 percent to $2...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-16/deltas-3q-profit-falls-one
Bond mutual funds are the key to stability

...generated an annual return between 1.8 percent and 4.2 percent.A quick surge in rates would do more damage, whether due to a spike in inflation or another cause. Some managers, including Isaac, think pressure that is slowly building to push up workers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-27/bond-mutual-funds-are-key-
Deer-car crash season at peak during Fall months in Augusta

...beneficial food plants in late-winter, early spring and late summer.Bryant said Kendrick Paint and Body typically sees a spike in business from deer-car collisions beginning at the end of August and lasting through January, with most wrecks being reported...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-28/deer-car-crash-season-opens-
Clemson fends off Louisville

...Brown, though, was stopped for 1-yard loss by linebacker Ben Boulware and ? out of time outs ? Gardner was forced to spike the ball on third down to stop the clock.Gardner rolled to his right on fourth down, seeking Eli Rogers in the end zone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2014-10-11/clemson-fends-louisville
Spikes welcomes the spotlight

PHILADELPHIA - Takeo Spikes has spent plenty of Monday nights sitting...seen a lot of Monday night games," Spikes said. "I want it to be the best game...have to have cable to watch this." Spikes spent his first five seasons in the NFL...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/18/pro_144144.shtml
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