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Fighting for fairness

...can't handle those guys, then I don't think the Chinese and the Russians are going to be too worried about you."The New Yorker's Ryan Lizza said incredulously, "Imagine if Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton teamed up to demand editorial control...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-11-04/fighting-fairness
Royals-Mets makes for intriguing World Series matchup

...night in the NLCS."Really good team. Really good pitching over there," Escobar, MVP of the ALCS, said about the New Yorkers.Already, the clubs have made history ? this is the first World Series between franchises born in the expansion-era...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-10-24/royals-mets-makes-intrig
Eligibility is cut to 10 years for Baseball Hall of Fame

...achievement award, which was established in 2007.The 93-year-old Angell has been writing about baseball for The New Yorker magazine for more than five decades."Thanks to the Baseball Writers of America who went out of the way to select...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-26/eligibility-cut-10-years
Force won't bring justice

...more.""When counting bullets, 'just' and 'not much more' are odd words to choose," wrote Amy Davidson of The New Yorker.The shooting of a reportedly unarmed black teen with no criminal record who was about to begin college was like putting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-15/force-wont-bring-just
An overdue exit

...he hasn't yet been arrested.Speculation on Holder's precise departure has been swirling since February, when The New Yorker published an interview by Jeffrey Toobin in which Holder said he would stay at his post "well into 2014."There's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-09-25/overdue-exit
Book review: 'Middlemarch' set guidelines for writer's life

...was. And I couldn't believe how relevant and urgent it felt."In 2011, Mead wrote about this love of hers for The New Yorker, and now that essay has grown into a book, My Life in Middlemarch. It's partly a memoir ? Mead describes her early...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-02-10/book-review-middlemar
Recurring contributor to our letters section will be deeply missed

...mail ? often clippings from other publications. He was a voracious reader of The New York Times, The Economist and The New Yorker.The last letter, postmarked just three days before he passed, contained a recent Robert Dallek op-ed from the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/joe-hotchkiss-columns/2013-12-14/recurring-
Rock legend Lou Reed dead at 71

...Ray.An outlaw in his early years, Reed would eventually perform at the White House, have his writing published in The New Yorker, be featured by PBS in an American Masters documentary and win a Grammy in 1999 for Best Long Form Music Video. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-10-27/rock-legend-lou-reed-dead-71
Starkey Flythe, lauded Augusta writer and poet, dies at 78

...writer of short stories widely anthologized in such volumes as Best American Short Stories. His poem Greeks appeared in The New Yorker in 2011.Perhaps the best-known of Flythe's compositions was Lent: The Slow Fast, the winner of the 1989 Iowa...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-13/starkey-flythe-lauded-augusta
Author Ray Bradbury, 91, dies

...first story in 1941. He submitted work to pulp magazines until he was finally accepted by such upscale publications as The New Yorker. Bradbury's first book, a short story collection called "Dark Carnival," was published in 1947. He was so poor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-06-06/author-ray-bradbury-91-dies