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Defending women's champion Kvitova eliminated at Wimbledon

...little bit aggressive."Suddenly from my side, I didn't have answer for it. My serve didn't help me at all this time, as well. I was really struggling with each shot which I played."Jankovic, who finished 2008 at No. 1 in the rankings after playing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-04/defending-womens-champion-kv
Landscape accessories can add personality to the garden

...the face of a garden, providing color and texture. But a few well-placed landscape accessories can give it character and a dash...them into a garden.Landscape accessories can be functional as well as attractive. Consider low-voltage lighting that enhances...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2015-07-03/landscape-accessorie
Federal officials to keep temporary oversight of Georgia behavioral health system

...people with mental illness, a fragile but growing community system based on dignity, independence and value," said Talley Wells with the Atlanta Legal Aid Society.Department officials have submitted a plan to the Department of Justice on how the state...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-03/federal-officials-keep-tempor
Bill Kirby | The Augusta Chronicle

...College in Macon seems to have taken a page from Augusta's own goat patrol as a way to get rid of weeds. My old friend Clyde Wells, longtime Chron icle cartoonist of a previous millennium, called to thank me for including his name in Sunday's history...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/authors/bill-kirby
Rants & Raves

...for the wonderful "welcome home" ceremony for the Vietnam veterans. It was a monumental effort on the part of many and so well done. As a spouse of a Vietnam veteran, I will say it was very moving. On behalf of all the veterans, we thank you. THE...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-03/rants-raves
Smear merchants

...and Japan are better off for having seen that flag coming; they were freed from their own tyranny, and have done incredibly well in the world economy over the years.Americans will stand for a lot of abuse. To a fault. It's what you do under the blanket...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-07-03/smear-merchants
Richmond County school nutrition director retires

...grandmother, who cleaned and cooked for the landowner's family.As a child, she was faced with "white-only" signs in Hart well's downtown restaurants and drinking fountains, and she remembers as a 12-year-old having to sit in the black-only waiting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-07-02/richmond-county-school-nu
Baseball's scouting scale tells sport's stories in unique way

...on the legendary athlete while he was an Auburn senior. Below the charts full of numbers is a line that summed up Jackson as well as any documentary made since."Greatest pure athlete in America today," Gonzales wrote.While that line is often the focus...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-03/baseballs-scouting-scale
What is it?

...wins a small prize from The Augusta Chronicle. Other readers identifying the vehicle were:AUGUSTA: Lowell Fritsche said: "Well, I give up. I have seen that treatment of the gas filler someplace but just can't place it. My hunch is Porsche. But that's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-07-03/what-it
Clint Dempsey scores goal in US win over Guatemala

...celebrate. If Messi can finally lead his team to the title, he will be silencing many of the critics who say he has never played as well with the national team as he does with his club.Argentina hasn't won a significant trophy since the 1993 Copa America.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-03/clint-dempsey-scores