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Walgreens aims to close about 200 US stores

...continues to digest a nearly $16 billion deal that finalized its combination with Alliance Boots, which runs the United Kingdom's largest pharmacy chain.The store closings that Walgreens announced Thursday amount to only about 2 percent of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-09/walgreens-aims-close-about
No exceptions

...Committee is considering such legislation.Eight other states have adopted similar protections. And the ultra-liberal United Kingdom shows why such laws are needed.Muslim courts have been tolerated for years in England, which has become a hotbed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-01/no-exceptions
2015 Masters Tournament Committee Assignments

...Jeff Hall, Far Hills, N.J.; Ron Hickman, Hattiesburg, Miss.; C.J. Hilton, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom; C. Malcolm Holland III, Dallas; G. Thomas Hough, Atlanta; Dale Jackson, Oakville, Ontario, Canada; Sheila...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/2015-masters-tournament-committee-assignme
A Joyful Noise: St. Patrick's Day concerts

...Welsh have been singing together for more than 10 years and have performed across Northern Ireland, Ireland, the United Kingdom, Norway and the United States. The group has released five albums and won Group of the Year, Southern Gospel Album...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-03-13/joyful-noise-st-patricks
Macau ranks No. 1 in economic performance among world cities

...improvement. Three U.S. cities - Austin and Houston, Texas, and Raleigh, North Carolina - cracked the top 50. In the United Kingdom, London came in No. 26, Manchester No. 60.The United States and Britain have begun to pick up economic momentum...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-22/macau-ranks-no-1-economic-
Separate politics, measles

...risk of childhood autism. Subsequently, vaccination rates decreased while rates of these diseases increased in the United Kingdom. It took the scientific community several years of investigation to show that Wakefield's reported findings were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-02-10/separate-politics-measle
European Union cuts economic growth forecast amid global tensions

...and 1.7 percent next year.The outlook is better for the broader 28-nation European Union, which includes the United Kingdom, but still was downgraded.The EU economy is expected to expand 1.3 percent this year and 1.5 percent next year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-04/european-union-cuts-econom
Rants & Raves

...even a wet paper towel. You wouldn't want to eat out of it dirty! I AM AN 83-YEAR-OLD white woman from the United Kingdom and have watched and enjoyed Bill Cosby for over 40 years. Now, because of an unproven allegation of wrongdoing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-09/rants-raves
Maralynne Mitcham

...Sheena Deltour and many friends across this country and in Australia, Canada, Republic of South Africa and the United Kingdom. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to: The MUSC Foundation for the Maralynne D. Mitcham Lectureship (CHP...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172911443
Businesses with name 'Isis' fight bad brand image

...told him that customers will put his company's products back on the shelf after noticing the Isis label. In the United Kingdom, he's heard that competitors have joked at trade shows about his business being tied to terrorists."It's so...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-03/businesses-name-isis-fight