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Once-condemned Parkway Inn back in business as Augusta Best Inn on Washington Road

...calls are generally complaints about cockroaches in the rooms or hair left on the linens."The hotels have raised their standards so much," he said. "We hope that we brought the attention to the forefront. We're hoping that we can catch these things...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-11-27/once-condem
Camry, Outback, XC90 get new style for 2015

...place in a crash. Rear-view camera is standard on all models. Starts at $24,895...Continuously variable transmission standard on all models. Interior space grows...The hotly anticipated Model X will have standard all-wheel drive, two battery options...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-11-28/camry-outback-xc90-get-new-st
Uncertainty making year-end tax planning difficult

...first of the year."Regardless of the looming tax uncertainties in Congress, local tax advisers said there are still some standard year-end tips that haven't changed from previous years.Brigham said that December is a good time to review investment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-11-28/uncertainty
Australian star dies after being struck in the head by ball

...ambulance waiting time is really more relevant when the injured person is not being treated," Brukner said. "I think by any standard or observation, he was receiving excellent quality treatment. Hence, he arrived at the hospital in excellent condition...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-11-27/australian-star-dies
Georgia High School Writing Test scores increase

...learners meeting or exceeding testing standards.Ninety-six percent of Georgia 11th-graders met or exceeded test standards this year, a two-point improvement...English learners met or surpassed test standards, an 11-point increase over 2013...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-11-25/georgia-high-school-writi
Columbia County Crime | The Augusta Chronicle

...include Administrative Services, the Criminal Investigative Division, Community Services, Detention Center, Professional Standards, Special Operations and Patrol Division. Perhaps the most public face of the Sheriff's Office, the Patrol Division...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/crime/columbia-county-crime
Richmond County Crime | The Augusta Chronicle

...treated impartially and in accordance with the established laws of the United States and the State of Georgia. The Professional Standards and Training Divisions is tasked with many functions. OPST is responsible for all training, oversight of the Field Training...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/crime/richmond-county-crime
Wet-noodle diplomacy

...the military components of the program.Meanwhile, its citizens struggle with runaway inflation and deteriorating living standards under economic sanctions. Yet hardliners still consider Iran's membership in the exclusive club of nuclear powers a point...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-11-26/wet-noodle-diplomacy
Bringing meaning to pain

...And this is the kind of behavior some people are standing behind? This is what they are rioting for?If these are our standards of behavior, our paragons of virtue, one must wonder where civilization is headed.The irrationality of the response to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-11-26/bringing-meaning-pain
Georgia Inspector General refers Donnie Smith case to Attorney General's office

...seeking comment.Smith's case, including 1,100 pages of materials, was reviewed in September by Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training, which certifies Georgia law enforcement officers. POST Council Executive Director Ken Vance was out of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-25/georgia-inspector-genera