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Lincoln County Sheriff's Office receives Taser donation from Deputy J.D. Paugh Foundation

The Deputy J.D. Paugh Foundation presented the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office with state-of-the-art taser equipment valued at nearly $2,700.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-30/lincoln-county-sheriff
Bad flu season fuels debate over paid sick time laws

An unusually early and vigorous flu season is drawing attention to a cause that has scored victories but also hit roadblocks in recent years: mandatory paid sick leave for a third of civilian workers - more than 40 million people - who don't have it.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-01-21/bad-flu-season-fuels-debat
Gay leaders will get gift cards to push safe sex

ATLANTA --- Could the AIDS virus be stopped with gift cards?

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/08/09/met_468873.shtml
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Lifestyle, habits can predict weight-loss success

Losing weight is more about how you behave and your lifestyle than anything else. In Part 2 of the Ultimate Weight Loss Quiz, find out whether how you live will help your efforts to lose weight permanently.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/24/die_82722.shtml
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Speed humps make neighborhoods safer for kids, study says

WASHINGTON -- Some people find them annoying, but those speed humps that force motorists to slow down in residential neighborhoods and near schools can significantly cut the risk of injury or death to children, a study says.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/31/liv_410577.shtml
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JAN. 23, 1943 Former Augusta Mayor James Wooddal, Fletcher Smith, a guard at the city stockade, and L.T. Barton, head of a local house wrecking company, have been invited to appear before the grand jury Monday to be questioned about materials that allegedly were used in construction of a fishing lodge at Brier Creek, court records said yesterday.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/23/met_402021.shtml
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AUG. 11, 1940WRENS, Ga. - The folks who live in the ramshackle houses along Georgia's Tobacco Road may soon become a different people. A man who for years has administered to the discouraged inhabitants of the sandhill country has gone to Washington to suggest the government set up a rural rehabilitation community.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/11/met_383844.shtml
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FEB. 23, 1943Augusta Kiwanians yesterday unanimously condemned black markets, pledged not to patronize them and to report all black market activities coming to their attention.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/23/met_376574.shtml
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An analysis of more than 145,000 women who delivered infants at Dallas' Parkland Memorial Hospital has found that diabetes before and during pregnancy can increase the risk of delivering a baby with birth defects.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/28/liv_361028.shtml
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A committee of the Richmond County Board of Education is advising the full board to study installing burglar alarms at various schools. A rash of vandalism and break-ins prompted the action.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/06/09/met_343132.shtml
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