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Rule of law must trump political agendas for liberty to thrive

...granted the injunction sought by the states to block the implementation of the president's directive, saying "the public interest factor that weighs the heaviest is ensuring the actions of the Executive Branch ... comply with this country's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-04-26/rule-law-must-tr
Hidden footage

...police routinely release video in incidents deemed in the public interest. Just this week, police in Columbia, S.C...precedent for public access to police video deemed in the public interest.Imagine if the final moments of the unarmed and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-05-07/hidden-footage
FDA approves genetically engineered potatoes, apples

...food in comparison to conventional variety.Gregory Jaffe, biotechnology director for the Center for Science in the Public Interest, in a statement Friday objected to the voluntary system for approving GMOs and said legislation is needed to make...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-20/fda-approves-genetically-e
As fight over Keystone XL drags on, oil industry vastly expands its pipeline network

...think it's going to escalate and get bigger."In most states, opponents have to prove a project does not serve the public interest or poses a clear environmental threat.In states that depend on energy jobs, regulators tend to be receptive to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-15/fight-over-keystone-xl-dra
McDonald's to use chicken without human antibiotics

...medicine to promote growth in animals.Caroline Smith DeWaal, food safety director at the Center for Science in the Public Interest, said McDonald's plan to sell milk produced without rBST was also a good step because the artificial growth hormone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-04/mcdonalds-use-chicken-with
YouTube Kids app criticized as deceiving

...for a Commercial-Free Childhood, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Center for Science in the Public Interest, Children Now, Consumer Federation of America, Consumer Watchdog, Consumers Union, Corporate Accountability...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-07/youtube-kids-app-criticize
Pipeline plan draws protests

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- More than 60 people packed a public hearing Wednesday evening about a proposed petroleum pipeline that will run through 210 miles of Georgia.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-05/pipeline-plan-draws-protests
Regulators OK 'net neutrality' rules for Internet providers

...WASHINGTON - Internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile now must act in the "public interest" when providing a mobile connection to your home or phone, under rules approved Thursday by a divided Federal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-26/regulators-ok-net-neutrali
Fast-food resolution: Transform junk food image

...out, what are you giving up?" he said.Michael Jacobson, executive director of the Center for Science in the Public Interest, said there are likely many cases where artificial preservatives or colors could be replaced with natural alternatives...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-02/fast-food-resolution-trans
Rotary offers special opportunities for members to serve their communities

...encourages every Rotarian to find ways to improve the quality of life for people in their communities and to serve the public interest.? International service exemplifies global reach in promoting peace and understanding.? Youth service recognizes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-01-25/rotary-offers-sp