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Delta's 1Q profit rises on more traffic, lower fuel prices

...share, in the same period last year.The results were hurt, however, by Delta's strategy of hedging against fuel price spikes. That helps when oil prices rise, but hedging contracts lose money when energy prices fall as they did starting last summer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-15/deltas-1q-profit-rises-mor
Usain Bolt sets his hopes high

...season," he said. "My sponsors asked me if I could continue. I'll do one more season, and then I'll hopefully hang my spikes up."Bolt will turn 30 the day the Olympics close ? Aug. 21, 2016.Forbes reported Bolt earned $23.2 million in 2014...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-04-17/usain-bolt-sets-his-hope
Overtime

...federation suspended the agents of marathon world record holder Dennis Kimetto and other top stars Monday while it investigates the spike in doping among the country's runners.Athletics Kenya president Isaiah Kiplagat said the federation had decided to suspend...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-04-14/overtime
Playoff leads to college football bowl payouts surpassing $500 million

...postseason revenue. "Every athletic department is being challenged with a cost of attendance issue. For there to be a significant spike in football bowl and College Football Playoff money at least gives our athletic directors some breathing rooms with business...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-04-14/playoff-leads-college-foo
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
Experience Augusta

...Morehouse College. The school later moved to Atlanta and has educated greats such as Martin Luther King Jr. and filmmaker Spike Lee. Visit the church at 114 12th St. GOLF AUGUSTA GRAB YOUR CLUBS AND PLAY A ROUND: If you're inspired by the pros, play...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-04-02/experience-augusta
Prices rising steeply in Augusta for Masters Week

...definitely be a sign that prices are too high."Online searches show that similar to hotel rooms, rental-car rates also spike for Masters Week. Enterprise will charge $152 for a standard car next week versus $42 the following week, while Budget's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-04-03/prices-risi
Victim of sexual abuse struggled before finding healing through therapy

...acknowledge child molestation, mental manipulation for sex, incest and other forms of sexual violence as crimes.Despite a spike in government funding for sexual violence support services around the country, Ealick-Henry said challenges still exist...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-04/victim-sexual-abuse-struggled
Big rigs often go faster than tires can handle

...truck tire speed ratings," said Bruce Burrows, a spokesman for the state Transportation Department. Wyoming hasn't seen a spike in tire failures, he said.Burrows also noted that the speed limit doesn't require truckers to go 80 mph, and said they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-31/big-rigs-often-go-faster-t
Practice round lottery turns 20

...blamed out-of-town travel agencies for the fan boost and a spike in airport traffic. Local agents told The Chronicle that they...then flying you back at the end of the day.There was also a spike in chartered passenger planes flying into Bush Field in 1994...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/practice-round-lottery-turns-20