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Senator says he had PTSD when he was writing thesis

...Walsh's 2007 thesis, titled "The Case for Democracy as a Long Term National Strategy," was first reported by The New York Times in a story posted online Wednesday afternoon. Walsh submitted the paper to earn his Master of Strategic Studies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-07-23/senator-says-he-had-ptsd-when-he-wa
One for the books

It's still perplexing as to why the retailer pulled Dinesh D'Souza's book in the first place.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-07-12/one-books
Latin Americans look past rivalry, root for Argentina in World Cup final

For at least 90 minutes today, most Latin Americans will put aside their disdain for Argentina as they look to Lionel Messi and his teammates to salvage what's left of the region's pride.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-12/latin-americans-look
Conservatives are "anti-science"? Let's talk about that

A few years ago I interviewed a physiologist whose research is dedicated to fighting the unhealthy effects of obesity, such as heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes. His university laboratory focuses on a hormone that slows muscle growth in aging adults. He found that inhibiting the production of this hormone in populations of mice genetically engineered to be overweight greatly reduced the adverse health effects obesity would ordinarily cause.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/damon-cline/2014-07-12/conservati
Maybe silence goes better with veggies

...since Socrates tried to get them to sit up straight during his philosophy lectures. That is, they've ignored us.The New York Times thinks it knows why. Earlier this month, the newspaper written for smart people by even smarter people suggested...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-21/maybe-silence-goes-better-veg
Casey Kasem, king of Top 40 countdown, dead

LOS ANGELES - Casey Kasem, the internationally famous radio broadcaster died Sunday. He was 82.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-15/casey-kasem-king-top-40-coun
Mickelson all smiles during solid start at U.S. Open

...go, Phil!"He played even-par golf Thursday, finishing in a tie for 16th. Equally satisfying news came from the New York Times, which reported that the FBI's insider-trading investigation into his investments is weaker than originally...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-06-12/phil-mickelson-all-smiles-durin
Just blowing smoke

What's badly needed in the national dialogue is hysteria-calming perspective and public policy that incentivizes industries, instead of bullying them.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-06-05/just-blowing-smoke
GRU graduation speaker shares life story

...realizing that if I spoke people stopped and listened," Murray said.She did so well she got a scholarship from The New York Times, was featured in the paper and also in a lengthy ABC News 20/20 segment that got Hollywood's attention. It...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-09/gru-graduation-speaker-share
Two renowned chefs and a restaurateur dish on the hopping Houston dining scene

...magazines' top lists in dining and restaurants.The city was voted one of the top 10 cities in the world to visit by The New York Times in "The 46 Places to Go in 2013," simply because of its food scene. The Wall Street Journal ascribed such similar...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2014-05-31/two-renowned-chefs-and-r