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US retail sales rise in August on auto sales

WASHINGTON - Auto buying drove U.S. retail sales higher in August, a possible sign that job growth in recent months has led to accelerated consumer spending.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-12/us-retail-sales-rise-augus
GM to offer car that will almost drive itself

DETROIT - Cars that can talk to each other and almost drive themselves at freeway speeds are just two years away from the showroom.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-08/gm-offer-car-will-almost-d
On The Move

...in Chicago; The Heart Institute for Children at Advocate Hope Children's Hospital in Oak Lawn, Ill.; and the University of Michigan School of Medicine and C.S. Mott Children's Hospital in Ann Arbor, Mich.Education: Medical degree...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-05/move
Some wary parents opt for a baby blackout on Internet

NEW YORK - Behold the cascade of baby photos, the flood of funny kid anecdotes and the steady stream of school milestones on Facebook. It all makes Sonia Rao, a stay-at-home mother, "a little uncomfortable.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-08-23/some-wary-parents-opt-baby-blackout
Former NFL player opens fourth area Bojangles', in Evans

...probably the strongest in the CSRA as we've seen so far," Biakabutuka said.The former running back for the University of Michigan and Carolina Panthers entered the Bojangles' franchise system in 2008 when he purchased and renovated the Walton...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-07-18/former-nfl-
US retail sales basically flat in July; recent job growth fails to boost consumer spending

...electronics. Rising grocery prices have squeezed household budgets.A separate measure of consumer sentiment by the University of Michigan showed confidence slipped last month.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-13/us-retail-sales-basically-
Family found dead in house of ex-tennis pro James Blake

...father-in-law said. Kimberly Campbell had graduated from Central Michigan University and Darrin Campbell had an MBA from the University of Michigan.They lived in San Antonio, where Campbell was an executive with Pearl Brewing Company, before moving to Tampa...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-05-08/family-found-dead-house-ex-tennis
UGA raising grade requirements to graduate with honors; won't affect students until 2018

ATHENS, Ga. - UGA officials voted to make the change last month because the proportion of students earning honor diplomas has crept up to nearly half.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-05-05/uga-raising-grade-require
Frigid winter has given way to a warming economy

...confidence has nearly returned to pre-recession levels, according to two surveys by the Conference Board and the University of Michigan. Americans are increasingly optimistic about economic growth and hiring.Also Thursday, a private survey showed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-01/frigid-winter-has-given-wa
Feds probe Emory University

ATLANTA -- The U.S. Department of Education says Emory University is being investigated for the way it responds to complaints of sexual violence and harassment.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-01/feds-probe-emory-university