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Richmond County sample ballot

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 07/19/2014 - 5:34pm

REPUBLICAN BALLOT

U.S. SENATE

J. H. “Jack” Kingston

David A. Perdue

 

STATE SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT

Michael L. “Mike” Buck

Richard L. Woods

 

AUGUSTA COMMISSION DISTRICT 6

Bob Finnegan

Ben Hasan

 



DEMOCRATIC BALLOT

STATE SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT

Alisha Thomas Morgan

Valarie D. Wilson

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Augusta VA execs awarded $25K in bonuses despite botched care

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 07/19/2014 - 4:31pm

Though the Charlie Nor­wood Veterans Affairs Medical Center has had three deaths from delayed medical appointments and possibly thousands of patients exposed to improperly sterilized equipment since 2006, at least $25,000 in performance bonuses have been awarded to top executives over that time frame.

At the Augusta hospital, the chiefs of staff have received more than half of the performance awards – $17,000 in eight years.

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Rory McIlroy builds six-shot lead at British Open

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 07/19/2014 - 4:22pm

 

HOYLAKE, England — Rory McIlroy looked as though he had just thrown a knockout punch at the British Open, and it was only Saturday.

When he rolled in a 10-foot eagle putt on the final hole for 4-under-par 68, he straightened his back, stared defiantly at thousands of fans crammed into the horseshoe arena around the 18th green at Royal Liverpool and lightly pumped his fist.

He went from being tied for the lead to six shots ahead of Rickie Fowler in just over an hour.

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FBI issues AC coolant warning

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 07/19/2014 - 10:26am

 

 

ATLANTA — As the U.S. tries to phase out a polluting refrigerant that is used in millions of air conditioners across the country, unapproved coolant is popping up on the market — with potentially dangerous consequences.

 

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Firearms requalification different this year for Richmond County officers

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 9:56pm

 

Capt. Gerald Metzler has been taking firearms requalification tests for 32 years, but Wednesday he learned something he didn’t know.

He was not gripping the pistol correctly.

Metzler discovered this after a restructuring of the annual shooting skills test for officers.

“This year was a little different,” Metzler said. “We went back to the basics so I picked up on some things I had been doing wrong that I didn’t even realize.”

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