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Italy's Vincenzo Nibali wins Tour de France

...announced last fall, "was almost made to measure for me."Tejay van Garderen, the highest-placed rider from the United States, said on Twitter this was the hardest of the four Tours that he's competed in. He finished fifth overall, 11...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-27/italys-vincenzo-niba
Former Georgia track star Torrin Lawrence dies in accident

...makes me reflect on Torrin and remember him as one of the greatest talents I have ever seen."Lawrence ran for the United States in the opening round of the 4x400 relay at the IAAF World Relays in Nassau, Bahamas, two months ago.Earlier this month...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-28/former-georgia-track-star
U.S. Olympic Committee will pay price if a U.S. city lands the 2024 Olympics

...government's tab and call it a day."Not so in the United States. In meetings last week with leaders of the four potential...will step in to make up the difference.But in the United States, the sponsorship market is considered close to tapped...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-07-28/us-olympic-committee-wil
Richmond County Crime | The Augusta Chronicle

...and to attempt to ensure that all inmates are treated impartially and in accordance with the established laws of the United States and the State of Georgia. The Professional Standards and Training Divisions is tasked with many functions. OPST is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/crime/richmond-county-sheriffs-office
Willie Powell

...Powell, son of the late Mattas Love and Mattie Oglesby Powell, was a native of Jenkins County. He served in the United States Marine Corps and was stationed at both Parris Island and Quantico, VA. He also served during World War II and was...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000171873517
No smoke, but there could be fire: E-cigarettes might not be the answer

...e-cigarette business will generate $1.5 billion in sales and from approximately 2.5 million e-cigarette users in the United States.The question now is: Are they keeping people from smoking, or is this a case of taking one step forward and two...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-07-27/no-smoke-there-c
Rediscovery: Monetary policy often is not sufficient to spark economy

...corporations abroad because they are subject to taxes when returned to this country. Rather than invest funds in the United States, a growing number of firms are reincorporating abroad to avoid U.S. taxes. And these examples are only starters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-07-27/rediscovery-mone
Rants & Raves

...immigrant groups have to file a lawsuit against the United States? IT IS TIME for the Republic of Texas to secede from the broken United States of American and stand on its own. RANT FOR STAFF cartoonist...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-26/rants-raves
Bernhard Langer has eight-stroke lead at Senior British Open

...Md., Inbee Park and So Yeon Ryu both birdied the first playoff hole as South Korea eliminated the top-seeded United States and earned a wild-card berth in the final round of the International Crown.The Koreans will join Spain, Thailand...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-07-26/bernhard-langer-has-eight-st
Support cleaner energy

...America's dirtiest power plant. Its parent company, Southern Co., is the third-largest carbon polluter in the United States. Furthermore, our state has suffered in recent years from drought-driven crop losses caused by climate change...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-27/support-cleaner-energy