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Overdue for an audit

...that independence and accountability are not mutually exclusive concepts. Though the Fed is a unique part of the U.S. government, it is not exempt from government scrutiny.Americans know imperiousness spreads when government operates in the shadows...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-09-22/overdue-audit
Vote for more productivity

...not by government edict, and nature took care of the formerly generated pollution.Then came Big Brother, the U.S. Government, who decided that we as individuals were not smart or capable enough to do all these things on our own, and started...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-09-08/vote-more-productivity
GM to offer car that will almost drive itself

...as well as parts of U.S. 23.The freeway and vehicle-to-vehicle technology can't go into place until the U.S. government develops standards, including radio frequencies and security from hackers. The Department of Transportation's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-08/gm-offer-car-will-almost-d
Night at the Movies

...high school grads spend one final night cruising.RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK (PG): Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis.ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW (R): A newly engaged couple pay a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-08-27/night-movies
Three-wheeled Elio, a $6,800 commuter car, is closer to going on sale

...has three wheels ? two in front and one in the rear ? the Elio is actually classified as a motorcycle by the U.S. government. But Elio Motors founder Paul Elio says the vehicle has all the safety features of a car, like anti-lock brakes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-15/three-wheeled-elio-6800-co
Auto recalls

...compact crossovers because windshields might not meet glass quality regulations.Online recall noticesDETROIT - The U.S. government is offering a free online service for drivers to find out whether their vehicles have been recalled but not repaired...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-08-21/auto-recalls
Burger King could move to Canada despite upset US customers

...the move.President Obama and Congress have criticized inversions because they mean a loss of tax revenue for the U.S. government.White House spokesman Josh Earnest wouldn't comment on the announcement on Monday, but said the president generally...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-25/burger-king-could-move-can
Hackers steal info from Trinity

...authorities on an investigation and potential prosecution. But the Trinity statement also places some of the blame on the U.S. government."Many American companies and organizations have been victimized by foreign-based cyber intrusions. It is up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-08-18/hackers-steal-info-trinity
Study finds beef harms environment more than pork, poultry, dairy, eggs

...consumption, said lead author Gidon Eshel, an environmental physics professor at Bard College in New York. Eshel used U.S. government figures to calculate air and water emissions and how much water and land were used in the lifetime production of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-21/study-finds-beef-pollutes-
Walgreen declines to pursue overseas tax relief, but motivation remains for other companies

...inversions that have prompted President Obama and members of Congress to voice growing concern about tax revenue the U.S. government could lose from these moves. Despite Walgreen's decision, experts say U.S. companies will likely continue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-06/walgreen-declines-pursue-o