Why is Thanksgiving always on Thursday? (I’ll tell you)

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 11/23/2016 - 6:11pm
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Ain’t that America … for you and me. Read more

Staff Writer Bill Kirby

Rants and Raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 11/23/2016 - 6:05pm
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The Cinema Series at Augusta University is another reason we love Augusta. Read more

SRS finishes first phase of Ash Basin cleanup

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 11/23/2016 - 5:57pm
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The Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management and contractor Savannah River Nuclear Solutions are making progress cleaning up coal ash generated over decades at the Savannah River Site. Read more

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Thanksgiving Shopping: Store hours

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 11/23/2016 - 5:51pm
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Opening hours on Thanksgiving day for select retailers in the Augusta-Aiken area: Read more

Staff Writer Damon Cline

Thanksgiving overeating expected, but nutritionists say you can deal with it

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 11/23/2016 - 5:49pm
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Thanksgiving is a time of abundant eating, and many people might overeat without setting out to do it. Registered dietitians and nutritionists at Augusta hospitals gave tips and strategies to avoid overindulging and feeling like a beached whale after dinner. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

THE WAY WE WERE: Two centuries of giving thanks

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 11/23/2016 - 5:30pm
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Thanksgiving has been around for a long time, but so has this newspaper. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby

For The Record

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 11/23/2016 - 5:24pm
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Drought impacting Georgia farmers

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 11/23/2016 - 5:23pm
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Georgia farmers are experiencing one of the worst droughts in recent memory, and University of Georgia climatologist Pam Knox cautions that there could be a potential repeat next year. Read more

University of Georgia Photos Clint Thompson

Health care spending up for the privately insured

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 11/23/2016 - 5:05pm
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Health care spending for the privately insured increased 4.6 percent nationally in 2015, higher than the increases in the prior two years, according to a report released this week. Read more

Georgia Health News Andy Miller

Thanksgiving travel expected to be heaviest since 2007

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 11/23/2016 - 12:22pm
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CHICAGO - Americans took to the roads, air and railways Wednesday for what is expected to be the busiest Thanksgiving travel period in almost a decade. Read more

Associated Press Photos Tammy Webber

Manslaughter charge in fatal Monday shooting

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 11/23/2016 - 11:12am
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Aiken County Sheriff’s Office investigators charged a Graniteville man Wednesday morning in connection with Monday’s fatal shooting of Leroy W. Brown. Read more

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Court blocks federal plan to extend overtime pay to many

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 11/23/2016 - 11:05am
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LAS VEGAS - In a blow to the Obama administration’s labor-law plans, a federal court has blocked the start of a rule that would have made an estimated 4 million more American workers eligible for overtime pay heading into the holiday season. Read more

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