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What does jihad really mean to most Muslims?

...Islamic concept. The Arabic word "Jihad" is derived from the root word "Jahada," which means to strive, to struggle, to strain, to exert and to defend. All are different terms used to describe Jihad.For example, jihad is applicable when you work...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-09-26/what-does-jihad-really-m
Use Social Security to maximize retirement

...Having the higher payment is also a good hedge against a bad market, which might lower the investment nest egg and really strain the draw-down."If you have the higher Social Security, it gives you the option to spend all of your (pension or retirement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-26/use-social-security-maximi
Use Social Security to maximize retirement

...Having the higher payment is also a good hedge against a bad market, which might lower the investment nest egg and really strain the draw-down. "If you have the higher Social Security, it gives you the option to spend all of your (pension or retirement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/tim-rausch/2014-09-26/use-social-
Richmond County Board of Education to outsource printing of customized math textbooks

...outsourcing the printing of customized math textbooks Tuesday, saying that using an outside printing company would help take the strain off the school system's printing house.Comptroller Gene Spires recommended the board hire Augusta Blueprint to print the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-09-16/richmond-county-board-edu
Augusta sickness likely part of outbreak

...national outbreak of an uncommon strain of a summer virus, though...confirm the specific outbreak strain, said Dr. Chitra Mani, a...there are more than 100 known strains ? are a common cause of summer...Health to find out the specific strain.Enteroviruses cause 10-15...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-08/augusta-sickness-likely-part
HPV vaccine safe, effective over eight years

...boys and girls who received the quadrivalent vaccine against strains of human papillomavirus, a study out Tuesday in the journal...around age 12 and none developed any disease related to the HPV strains. In another group that was initially given a placebo and then...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-18/hpv-vaccine-safe-effective-o
FIFA-Russia relations hit snag

GENEVA - Relations between FIFA and its next World Cup host, Russia, are under strain.Two major issues have flared since July 13, when Russian state President Vladimir Putin sat next to FIFA President Sepp Blatter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-19/fifa-russia-relation
CDC: Ebola virus is our problem, too

...journal Science, which sequenced 99 samples from the recent outbreak, found 395 mutations from previously sequenced Ebola strains, although it was unclear if any contributed to the widespread nature of the current outbreak."There is a theoretical risk...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-02/cdc-ebola-virus-our-problem-
Red tide off northwest Florida could hit economy

...and fish, and threatening the waters and beaches that fuel the region's economy.Known as "red tide," this particular strain called Karenia brevis is present nearly every year off Florida, but large blooms can be particularly devastating. Right now...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2014-09-17/red-tide-northwest-florida
Washington Nationals beat Atlanta Braves 2-1 behind Doug Fister

...antibiotics. He was unsure if Gattis will play in the series.Nationals: Williams said 3B Ryan Zimmerman (right hamstring strain) has been doing some running and agility drills as part of his rehab. "The next step will be ramping that up and getting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-09-08/washington-nationals-bea