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Sen. Jesse Stone vows to halt judge bid if re-elected

...probation companies' powers. The General Assembly passed the bill in February. Stone was the only Augusta area senator or representative to vote in favor of it.The governor vetoed the bill one day before it would have become law.Stone was first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-10-21/sen-jesse-ston
National draws: CSRA includes six centers of gravity for America

...address the plight of the educationally disenfranchised children of Augusta. Today, however, Heritage Academy fits the bill of a national school in that it's a highly influential model that is being examined by Christian educators and emulated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-10-19/national-draws-c
Cut off U.N. freeloaders

...enjoy ? apparently to the fullest ? shouldn't include being absent during sessions.The United States has footed the bill for the U.N. long enough. Why can't some other country use its generosity to let the U.N. pitch its tent there...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-10-03/cut-un-freeloaders
Ad says Barrow 'lying' on tying pay to budget

...differences between the "no budget, no pay" proposal that Barrow supports and the one he voted against. For instance, only the bill Barrow has endorsed would actually require the House and Senate to agree on a final budget for the president to sign...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-13/ad-says-barrow-lying-tying-pa
What Is It?

...upside down tub with wheels."Nash was trying to jazz up its image, and a little two-seat sports car seemed to fit the bill. Fate placed Nash-Kelvinator's CEO, George Mason, on the Queen Elizabeth ocean liner with Donald Healey. Healey...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-10-17/what-it
Georgia, South Carolina accept greater burden for port improvements

...access to ports. That changed in 1986, when President Ronald Reagan signed a law requiring states to pay a portion of the bill ? typically 25 to 50 percent. The cost-sharing requirement was intended to help the federal government stretch its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-10-11/georgia-south-carolina-a
California becomes first state to ban single-use plastic bags at grocery, convenience stores

...said in a statement.Padilla, the bill's author, said Californians would...representing paper bag makers, says the bill unfairly penalizes consumers who use...to the concerns about job losses, the bill includes $2 million in loans for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-30/california-becomes-first-s
Wal-Mart cuts health care for part-timers

...dependents will pay slightly more out-of-pocket for their care next year because the retailer has lowered the percentage of the bill it will cover for doctor visits, tests, and other services to 75 percent from 80 percent after the deductible is paid...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-07/wal-mart-cuts-health-care-
Kirby: Smartphone isn't living up to its name

...came on. This was most unusual for me.My wife says it will be interesting to see what the phone has been up to when the bill comes in.I agreed."I thought I paid for the phone to be 'smart' so I didn't have to be," I said. "But I was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-04/kirby-smartphone-isnt-living-
Ramblin' Rhodes: Daughter's book reveals private life of James Brown

...members are Steven Bryant, Nigel Lawrence, John Henry and Warren Brown. MORRIS BLUEGRASS SERIES CONTINUES: Next up on the bill of the Morris Museum of Art's Budweiser True Music Southern Soul and Song series will be Robin and Linda Williams...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-10-01/ramblin-rhodes-daught