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Organizations link VA problems to staff shortages

National experts say the quality of care in the Department of Veterans Affairs is in jeopardy because of a shortage of physicians and nurses at VA hospitals, including the one in Augusta.

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Sean O'Hair | The Masters

...the train wrecks gone? Were the restored roars a bit of a bore? Media picks Posted: 04/09/09 Here are the writers' picks. Take Five Posted: 04/09/09 Staff writer Scott Michaux breaks down the chances of 35 players. Tiger and Phil on a collision course at Masters Posted: 04/07/09 He was on the practice range at first light, only his coach...

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Hop to it: Plant what you need to brew beer

...odors and colors."Just about any flower you can eat can be made into a beer," says Rebecca Kneen, an organic farmer and writer from Sorrento, British Columbia, who wrote about backyard brewing in the new Groundbreaking Food Gardens, By Niki Jabbour...

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Georgia case reopened after prostitute's arrest in Google executive's death

...In a 2012 interview with a fetish magazine, fIXE, under the pseudonym AK Kennedy, Tichelman describes herself as a model, writer and makeup artist.She also said she was interested in bondage, dominance, sadism and masochism, or BDSM. She said she...

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Fading Gigolo

Now Playing Synopsis: Writer/director John Turturro's Fading Gigolo centers on an elderly New York bookstore owner (Woody Allen) who becomes a pimp when he turns his middle-aged friend (Turturro) into a gigolo hoping to raise enough money when it looks like their store is going to close. Eventually, they begin to make more money than they ever expected. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi Cast: Woody Allen, John Turturro, Sofía Vergara, Sharon Stone Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

I Origins

Opens Friday, Jul 18, 2014 Synopsis: Writer/director Mike Cahill's drama I Origins centers on medical student Ian Gray (Michael Pitt). Ian specializes in the evolution of the human eye. One day he attends a party where he meets a masked woman whose eyes transfix him, and soon the two fall in love. Years later, Ian makes a startling discovery in the lab, forcing him on a trek across the globe in order to uncover profound truths about mankind. I Origins screened at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi Cast: Michael Pitt, Brit Marling, Astrid Bergés-Frisbey, Steven Yeun Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Tomorrowland

Opens Friday, Dec 12, 2014 Synopsis: Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol's Brad Bird helms this secretive science fiction production from writer/producer Damon Lindelof for Walt Disney Pictures. George Clooney and Hugh Laurie star. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: George Clooney, Hugh Laurie, Raffey Cassidy, Britt Robertson, Thomas Robinson Movie Details Buy Tickets Movie Review

Love is Strange

Opens Friday, Aug 22, 2014 Synopsis: A committed gay couple finds their fledgling marriage challenged by a series of unexpected developments in this compassionate drama from writer/director Ira Sachs (Married Life, Keep the Lights On). Ben (John Lithgow) and George (Alfred Molina) have been together for nearly 40 years. When gay marriage becomes legal in New York, the happy couple decides that it's finally time to tie the knot, and declare their love for one another in front of family and friends. Though the ceremony is everything Ben and George ever could have hoped for, the happy couple's newlywed bliss is sadly short-lived when the diocese receives word of the wedding, and George is fired from his job as a music teacher at a local Catholic school. As a result, the pair is no longer able to afford the rent on the New York City apartment they've shared for two decades. In order at remain in the city while searching for a job, George moves in with his sympathetic neighbors, a pair of gay policemen (Manny Perez and Cheyenne Jackson). Meanwhile Ben attempts to make the best of the situation by moving in with his nephew's family in Brooklyn. Now, as the big event that should have brought Ben and George closer together leads only to loneliness and frustration, everyone involved find their once-comfortable lives in a hopeless state of flux. Marisa Tomei, Darren E. Burrows, and Charlie Tahan co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: John Lithgow, Alfred Molina, Marisa Tomei, Cheyenne Jackson Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

The Interview

Opens Friday, Oct 10, 2014 Synopsis: A talk show host and his producer get wrapped up in a plot to kill North Korea's prime minister in this comedy from actor/writer/director Seth Rogen. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: James Franco, Lizzy Caplan, Seth Rogen Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review