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Diplomats make trade deal to cut red tape, poverty

...better integrate into the global economy, intensify regional integration and lift millions out of poverty," said European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom.WTO Director-General Roberto Azevedo said the deal is now operational but will come...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-27/diplomats-make-trade-deal-
Spurs coach Gregg Popovich learned a valuable lesson from Manu Ginobili

...Ginobili nodded sheepishly, pulled himself up and checked back into the game.That was in 2004, the infant stages of a union that Tony Parker has said he wasn't sure was going to work. Ginobili played with reckless abandon, and Popo vich was determined...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-11-27/spurs-coach-gregg-popovich-le
Judge issues South Carolina's first gay marriage licenses, despite attorney general's opposition

...in South Carolina on Wednesday, even as the state attorney general asked the U.S. Supreme Court to step in and block the unions.Judge Irvin Condon's office issued six licenses in the first 90 minutes the Charleston County Probate Court office was open...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-19/judge-issues-south-carolinas-
You remembered: Trains once part of Augusta life

...remember the days of train travel and the old Union Station. If you would like to share a...the negative to be sure.My memories of Union Station are few (I was only 4 when it closed...very earliest memories was a trip out of Union Station in a Pullman or sleeper car pulled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-24/you-remembered-trains-once-pa
Union appeals suspension of Adrian Peterson

The NFL players' union on Thursday appealed the league's suspension of Minnesota Vikings...Goodell's punishment "unprecedented, arbitrary, and unlawful."The union also accused Troy Vincent, the NFL's executive vice president of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-11-20/union-appeals-suspension-adri
Business news

Yellen meets with activists calling for reforms at FedWASHINGTON - A coalition of community groups and labor unions are "fed up" with the Federal Reserve.More than two dozen activists demonstrated outside the Fed and then met with Chairwoman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-14/business-news
Students complete inaugural program to prepare skilled workers for construction

...one of 16 graduates from the diploma program, a joint-effort created by Georgia Power and North America's Building Trades Unions to spur workforce creation. The new program focused on diversifying the construction industry by introducing women and minorities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-21/students-complete-inaugura
Roger Goodell won't hear Adrian Peterson's appeal in Dec. 2 hearing

...unprecedented, arbitrary, and unlawful."The union had been seeking a neutral arbitrator to...team executives, players, players' union, player agents and attorneys on a variety...for the league did little to assuage the union's concerns about the process."The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-11-21/roger-goodell-wont-hear-adria
Savannah River deepening could begin in weeks

...150 years ago could be on site in a few weeks, almost on the anniversary of the intentional sinking to prevent seizure from Union forces.The CSS Savannah sits on the river bottom in the way of the dredging, requiring its removal by marine archeologists...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-19/savannah-river-deepening-coul
Blighted harvest drives olive oil price pressures

...Alentejo region, the country's olive heartland. "It's a tough year."Olive oil is big business in southern European Union countries. They are the source of more than 70 percent of the world's olive oil, bringing export revenue of almost 1.8...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-18/blighted-harvest-drives-ol