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US consumer confidence rises in December

...gasoline nationwide costs $2.27, down from $2.78 a month ago.Another measure of consumer confidence - the University of Michigan's consumer sentiment index - jumped this month to 93.6 from 88 in November. Michigan's December reading...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-30/us-consumer-confidence-ris
Panthers' Cam Newton to start vs. Browns

...practice most of the week. 49ERS: Coach Jim Harbaugh's family and friends have been encouraging him to take the University of Michigan head-coaching job, but he is torn because his heart is in the NFL, according to ESPN.com.Harbaugh first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-12-20/panthers-cam-newton-start-vs-
Jim Harbaugh vows to stay the course with 49ers

...you have in being an NFL football professional."Harbaugh wouldn't discuss an NFL Network report that the University of Michigan, his alma mater, had reached out to him about its head coach vacancy."As I've said, as a principle I don't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-12-08/jim-harbaugh-vows-stay-course
Lackluster consumer, business spending may slow US growth in final months of 2014

...economy, adding to the year-end uncertainty.In a positive sign, a measure of consumer sentiment by the University of Michigan rose to a seven-year high, suggesting consumers could ramp up their spending during the holiday shopping season...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-26/lackluster-consumer-busine
National average gas price below $3 for first time in 4 years

...longer. Americans are driving more efficient vehicles and our driving habits are changing. Michael Sivak of the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute calculates that the number of miles travelled per household and gallons of fuel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-11-01/national-average-gas-price-below-3-
Michigan's AD Dave Brandon resigns

University of Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon resigned Friday, setting the stage for new leadership at the top of one of the nation's most...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-10-31/michigans-ad-dave-brandon
Michigan fires football coach Brady Hoke

...players and said he would miss them."I feel very fortunate to have been an assistant and head coach at the University of Michigan," Hoke said. "I will always support the university and this football program."Hired after the tumultuous...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-02/michigan-fires-football-c
Gas prices should continue to drop through year's end

...distribution.Consumer confidence is at its highest level since July 2007, according to a Thomas-Reuters/University of Michigan survey, because of multiple market factors, including gas prices. AAA said one in seven holiday shoppers will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-07/gas-prices-should-continue
What the government isn't telling Americans about Ebola outbreak

...focus on environmental medicine and epidemiology. I have been in medicine since 1957 when I first entered the University of Michigan Medical School. I have served in multiple medical positions during my 25-year career in the Army and in civilian...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-10-25/what-government-
Some wary parents opt for a baby blackout on Internet

...about a child's accomplishment online.The poll was part of a Longitudinal Study of Amer-ican Youth at the University of Michigan's Institute for Social Research.Aisha Sultan, a fellow at the institute when the poll was conducted, thinks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-08-23/some-wary-parents-opt-baby-blackout