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Democratic republics need religion -- especially the United States

...great writers of Islamic political thought, including al-Farabi and Averroes; not to mention the Catholic fathers including Sts. Augustine and Thomas Aquinas; have all posed the argument that society, to be well-maintained, needs religion ? especially...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-03-15/democratic-repub
Ask us: Fort Gordon stockade was shut down

...was closed. Q: Why is Lt. Cmdr. Susan Still's second space shuttle mission called STS-94? Her first mission was STS-83; shouldn't the reflight be STS-84? A: No. NASA plans its missions several years in advance, and once a mission...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/06/23/ent_210275.shtml
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DiMaggio funeral arrangements made

SAN FRANCISCO -- At Sts. Peter and Paul Church, where Joe DiMaggio received his first communion...stacked together, preparing to cordon off the area on Thursday. Inside Sts. Peter and Paul, secretary Aurora Piazza leafed through a church book...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/11/bas_255793.shtml
Baseball
Local astronaut in documentary

...the space shuttle. The Big Space Shuttle, from Atlanta-based Little Mammoth Media, chronicles shuttle missions STS-83 and STS-94 from training through launch and landing. Lt. Cmdr. Still, an Augusta native who is in the Navy, was the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/18/met_222683.shtml
Metro
Host families are sought for exchange students

The STS Foundation is seeking families interested in taking in foreign exchange students for the upcoming school year. The organization...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/24/aik_459426.shtml
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Augusta shuttle pilot will have to wait

...to April 3. The landing is tentatively set for April 19. The STS-83 mission was originally scheduled to launch from Cape Canaveral...Space Center, Fla. 32899. Be sure to ask for passes to mission STS-83 in your request. The car passes will be mailed three to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/02/03/tec_203534.shtml
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Augusta shuttle pilot will have to wait

...to April 3. The landing is tentatively set for April 19. The STS-83 mission was originally scheduled to launch from Cape Canaveral...Space Center, Fla. 32899. Be sure to ask for passes to mission STS-83 in your request. The car passes will be mailed three to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/02/03/tec_203535.shtml
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Local and area briefs

...NASA confirms Columbia repeat It's official. Augusta astronaut Lt. Cmdr. Susan Still and six other crewmates from mission STS-83 will return to space in July to finish the work they started on this month's aborted science mission, NASA announced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/04/18/met_206961.shtml
Metro
Overtime: DiMaggio's funeral closed to the public

...first wife, actress Dorothy Arnold. About 30 family members and close friends will attend the baseball great's service at Sts. Peter and Paul Church. The church's twin steeples tower over the North Beach section of San Francisco where DiMaggio spent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/10/oth_255775.shtml
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William S. Schweers (FRANKLIN PARK, Pa.)

...7 to 9 in the Simons Funeral Home, 7720 Perry Highway, Pittsburgh, PA. Mass of Resurrection will be held Monday 10:00AM Sts. John and Paul Catholic Church, 2586 Bayne Rd., Wexford, PA. Burial will follow in Holy Savior Cemetery. The family request...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/01/14/obi_112506.shtml
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