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Even as jobs return, lagging incomes and home equity leave many Americans feeling glum

WASHINGTON - The U.S. unemployment rate has plunged since the start of last year to a five-year low of 6.1 percent. And the July jobs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-31/even-jobs-return-lagging-i
Fed offers a dual message on health of US economy

WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve offered a mixed message on the U.S. economy Wednesday: Growth is strengthening, and the unemployment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-30/fed-offers-dual-message-he
CIA director apologizes for Senate computer searches

WASHINGTON - CIA Director John Brennan apologized to Senate intelligence committee leaders after his inspector general found that CIA employees...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-31/cia-director-apologizes-
Check doctors' vitals, before they check yours

WASHINGTON - Americans consider insurance and a good bedside manner in choosing a doctor, but will that doctor provide high-quality care...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2014-07-30/check-doctors-vitals-the
Leak looks hard to repair

...don't want you to think of Democrat Michelle Nunn as a liberal-minded nonprofit executive who grew up with the Washington elite and was schooled in the Ivy League.They want you to think of her as a middle-of-the-road Southern gal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-07-31/leak-looks-hard-repai
Calendar

...Aug. 18, Snelling Center, 3165 Washington Road; Veils of the Civil War, a look...Sept. 8, Snelling Center, 3165 Washington Road; Gary W. Gallagher, speaker...Oct. 20, Snelling Center, 3165 Washington Road; Reflections on a City at War...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-07-31/calendar
Dissent isn't treasonous

...you lost the White House doesn't make you a patriot," he wrote. "In fact it makes you a traitor." Really? So George Washington and those who fought against a tyrannical government were traitors? We who call ourselves Tea Partiers, constitutionalists...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-31/dissent-isnt-treasonous
New Redskins coach trying to develop his young quarterback

...Rookie of the Year in 2012.The crowd loved it. They haven't seen much of the zone-read during the first few days of Washington Redskins training camp, but here was proof that it's still a potent part of the playbook.Except that it wasn't.It...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-07-30/new-redskins-coach-trying-dev
Overtime

...Metropolitan Handicap in his last outing June 7 for his fourth win of the year.TennisIsner criticizes secondary courtIn Washington, speaking to reporters moments after losing his opening match at the Citi Open, John Isner swore, gave clipped answers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-07-30/overtime
Most characters in 'Get On Up' played real role in James Brown's life

...exist.His family members shown in the movie including his mother, Susie; father, Joseph; and "Aunt Honey" (Hansone Washington) were important influences in Brown's early life.Other important early influences including Aunt Honey's son, William...

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