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Lost Purple Heart reunited with family after Aiken auction

...vintage shops. "Somehow, it just lost its way over time."It is unclear how Kempter's medal lost its way. A Western Union telegram included with the medal shows it was presented to his wife, Lou Kempter, on March 20, 1946, in Des Moines...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-10/lost-purple-heart-reunited-f
Beware of advance-fee loan scams

...out of money or catch on.Such Green Dot transactions are difficult to trace. Other phony loan companies have used Western Union or MoneyGram to obtain payments.The scammers use authentic-looking loan documents and elaborate Web sites, but it is illegal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-09/beware-advance-fee-loan-sc
Many predictions for the future missed the mark

...most consistent aspect of predicting technological breakthroughs is that we never seem to predict them.Did you know Western Union passed on buying the patent for the telephone in 1876. The reason? It was considered too technologically complicated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-04-20/many-predictions-future-misse
1 arrested, 1 sought in Augusta grocery store holdups

...Roberts had a conversation with the other suspect. Police said Rob erts handed the clerk a handwritten note on a Western Union form demanding money and saying he was armed.The two men then walked out with money but left the transfer request...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-04-19/1-arrested-1-sought-au
Music by Turner: Class acts round out summer concerts

...soul singers of our generation, has a 4 p.m. show set for the Newberry Opera House. Only the Strong Survive, Hey Western Union Man and He Will Break your Heart are just three of the Butler's dozens of hits. (Sept. 22 in Newberry, S.C...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-08-20/music-turner-class-ac
Better Business Bureau warns consultants of scams

...available within 24hrs -48hrs to get my items ordered and help my Daughter wire $1,450 to her event planner by western union."In this instance, when the consultant did not immediately cash the check and wire the money back, the "purchaser" begins...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-10-04/better-business-bureau-war
William Rambo Sr.

...Conflict. He worked as an Electrical Engineer after graduating Georgia Technical Institute in the communication field for Western Union. He later worked in sales and designs of 2 way radio systems for RESCO which he later owned and renamed to RABO Industries...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000168632374
Helen Arnold

...Arnold was born on March 1, 1934 in Augusta, Georgia, the daughter of Jewett and Helen Harris. Her father worked for Western Union, and her mother was Office Manager of the Augusta National Golf Club for over 20 years. Helen was raised as a member...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000166988717
Augusta Mall worker reports being conned

...injured there, deputies reported.The employee was told she would lose her job if the store didn't cover the hospital bills. She had been on vacation and was unaware of any injuries, but transferred $612 to Houston via Western Union.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2010-11-30/augusta-mall-worker-re
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Take steps to protect your money

...overpayment for goods or services. Scammers know it's extremely difficult to track money sent via MoneyGram or Western Union. More troubling for victims is the fact that it's nearly impossible to get your money back. Even if you've been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/your-business/2011-02-26/take-steps-p
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