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US trade deficit in January falls to $41.8 billion

...billion.Much of the dip in imports likely came from lower oil prices and a labor dispute that disrupted shipping at West Coast ports. At the same time, the strong dollar that has made American-made goods less affordable abroad is weighing down...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-06/us-trade-deficit-january-f
West Coast events help blaze trail to Augusta

...the Florida Swing is the road to the Masters, then the West Coast Swing blazed the trail.Here's what emerged from Hawaii...black pants and a red shirt on Sunday.If not for the West Coast, Woods would not have had a chance to activate his glutes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-02-24/west-coast-events-help-blaze
Padraig Harrington leads Patrick Reed by one at soggy Honda Classic

...last four holes Friday for 74 and missed the cut by three.Phil Mickelson, who had missed two consecutive cuts on the West Coast swing, finished up at 67 on Saturday and is five shots behind.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-02-28/padraig-harrington-leads-pat
West Coast ports begin clearing heavy backlog after labor deal reached

...ANGELES - Dock workers along the West Coast began the monthslong task Sat urday...normalcy."The volume of cargo that West Coast dockworkers and their employers must...in the supply chain were acute. West Coast ports handle about $1 trillion worth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-02-21/west-coast-ports-begin-cle
Padraig Harrington leads Patrick Reed by one at soggy Honda Classic

...last four holes Friday for 74 and missed the cut by three.Phil Mickelson, who had missed two consecutive cuts on the West Coast swing, finished up at 67 on Saturday and is five shots behind.

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/latest-news/padraig-harrington-leads-patri
US labor official looks to untangle West Coast port dispute

LOS ANGELES - West Coast seaports that were all but shut over the holiday weekend because of a contract dispute are reopening as the nation's top labor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-17/us-labor-official-looks-un
Retailers fret as products languish on ships, docks at ports

...have some products to sell because of a labor crisis at West Coast seaports.The critical gateways for international trade...are."Cargo began moving slowly across the troubled West Coast waterfront months ago. Containers that used to take...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-12/retailers-fret-products-la
Rants & Raves

...be executed. "Hate" doesn't matter. It's the physical act that is the crime. LABOR UNIONS HAVE caused major West Coast ports to stop moving cargo. Does Obama even know about this? He doesn't seem to mention it. THE GEORGIA HOUSE of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-27/rants-raves
Honda adjusts North American output due to parts shortage

...parts shipments caused by a protracted labor dispute at West Coast ports.Two Ohio plants and one plant in Canada returned...over a new contract have been delayed for dockworkers at West Coast ports, stranding billions of dollars of cargo on ships...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-20/honda-adjusts-north-americ
No. 8 Kansas overcomes slow start to beat No. 16 Baylor

...NO. 3 GONZAGA 56, PEPPERDINE 48In Spokane, Wash., Kevin Pangos scored 19 points to lead Gonzaga (26-1, 14-0 West Coast Conference) past Pepperdine (15-11, 8-7). NO. 6 VILLANOVA 68, NO. 18 BUTLER 65In Indianapolis, Darrun Hilliard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-02-14/no-8-kansas-overcomes-slo