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After 50 years, big changes coming to Cuba tourism

...veer into tourism, with occasional group chats and lectures on politics and culture thrown in.And while education is the primary purpose of these trips, some travelers readily admit the appeal of Cuba is a mix of the exotic and the basic desire...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-12-27/after-50-years-big-changes-coming-c
Augusta Public Transit | The Augusta Chronicle

...23, 2012 By Stephen N. Dethrage | Thursday, July 19, 2012 Augusta Public Transit Augusta Public Transit is the primary public transportation provider in the CSRA. In addition to fixed routes, the service provides ADA-compliant para-transit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/transportation/augusta-public-transit
Braves deal Justin Upton to Padres

...been mentioned in trade talks, but his future looks more secure now given his favorable contract status. Hart said the primary focus is adding another starting pitcher and perhaps some bullpen help."We're not finished," he said.After...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-19/braves-deal-justin-upton
Grants available for science, math, technology teachers

...can apply for small grants to use for science, math and technology curriculum.Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, the primary operations contractor for Savannah River Site, will give $500, $750 and $1,000 grants for innovative teaching...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-18/grants-available-science-mat
Augusta VA takes steps to meet increase in demand for appointments, lower wait times

...four facilities completed in October, figures show."The primary care increase is in part due to the surge of returning...veterans are cared for, we have hired additional staff in the primary care clinics and their arrival will increase capacity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-12-12/augusta-va-takes-steps-meet-
Factory workers are losing leverage

...weeks later.Susan Houseman, a senior economist with the W.E. Upjohn Institute in Michigan, said flexibility is the primary reason employers use temporary workers. So-called just-in-time manufacturing, essentially making parts and products...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-12-06/factory-workers-are-losing-leverage
Performance-based pay is a myth, study argues

...buying back shares to goose the stock price."Somewhere along the way we have lost the focus on value creation as the primary and dominant incentive" for executives, says Jon Lukomnik, executive director of the IRRC Institute. "We have gone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-03/performance-based-pay-myth
Ex-Gov. Carl Sanders dies

...as Carter referred to Sanders as "Cuff-Link Carl," portraying his opponent as a big-city lawyer. Carter won the primary and general election.Today, Troutman Sanders Law Firm has about 600 employees and offices in the U.S. from coast...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-17/ex-gov-carl-sanders-dies
2016 campaign begins: Sen. Johnny Isakson kicks off re-election bid at Georgia Capitol

...a candidate on the ballot in Georgia, whether it's Republican or Democrat, you always expect opposition both in the primary and the general," Isakson told reporters. "We just made our announcement early so we'd be prepared for whatever...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2014-11
Southern states see opportunity with regional 2016 presidential primary

...state that appears unlikely to make the switch is Missouri, where lawmakers passed a bill earlier this year setting the primary for March 15, and there doesn't appear to be any interest in changing it.Kentucky is dealing with another set of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-11-22/southern-state