Water works on a chilly green

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Staff Photographer Photos Michael Holahan

Rants & Raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 03/15/2017 - 11:50pm
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Opponents to the president’s efforts to stem the tide of illegals here say he exaggerates about how many of those undocumented souls have criminal backgrounds, that it’s “not that many.” Read more

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Deal: Don’t punish states over Medicaid

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 03/15/2017 - 11:26pm
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ATLANTA — Georgia’s Republican governor said Wednesday that changes to federal health care law proposed by his party in Congress shouldn’t “punish” the 19 states that refused to expand Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Read more

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Augusta personnel board backs tax assessor’s decision

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 03/15/2017 - 8:29pm
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A city worker fought for her job before the city personnel board Wednesday, in what could be one of the board’s last hearings. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Falling oil prices to temporary keep gas prices from customary spike

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 03/15/2017 - 7:05pm
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Experts are predicting that falling oil prices will temporarily keep the cost of gasoline from seeing its customary spike this time of year. Read more

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Around 100 trees removed from ‘The Patch’

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 03/15/2017 - 6:46pm
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No, it wasn’t an ice storm. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Jury to begin deliberations Thursday in murder trial

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 03/15/2017 - 5:43pm
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Although Jaqwon Baker chose not to testify during his murder trial Wednesday, the jury got to hear and see him tell a sheriff’s investigator what happened April 12 when Malik A. Miles was fatally shot. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Two Columbia County teens arrested in connection to burglaries at Riverwood and Windmill Plantation

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 03/15/2017 - 4:07pm
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Two Columbia County teens have been arrested and charged in connection to four burglaries and one attempted burglary at Riverwood and Windmill Plantation since January. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Police seeking driver who crashed a vehicle into the main gate at International Paper

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 03/15/2017 - 1:38pm
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Police are seeking a driver who crashed into International Paper’s main gate on Monday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

A Jackson, S.C. man was arrested after making threats inside a Wrighsboro Road bank Monday afternoon

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 03/15/2017 - 1:18pm
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A Jackson man was accused of making bomb threats in a Wrightsboro Road bank Monday afternoon. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Ruling in MOX case could mean plutonium removal, but questions remain

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 03/15/2017 - 11:54am
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A ruling issued Tuesday in South Carolina’s lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Energy over the beleaguered mixed o fuel fabrication facility could open a plutonium pathway out of the Palmetto State – but could add legal and political complications for the federal agency. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

Suspect in knife incident at Walgreens arrested

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 03/15/2017 - 8:36am
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A man suspected of pulling a knife on a Walgreen cashier has been arrested.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Taking a break

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Staff Photographer Photos Michael Holahan

Dickerson earns Medal of Valor at Augusta Fire Department banquet

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 03/14/2017 - 11:11pm
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It’s been nearly a decade, but William Dickerson’s heroism hasn’t been forgotten. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Rants & Raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 03/14/2017 - 11:04pm
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The American Health Care Act is smoke and mirrors. Read more

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Pilot reunites with air controllers who guided her in crisis

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 03/14/2017 - 10:58pm
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PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. — Unable to move her throttle, the pilot of a small plane found herself over the world’s busiest airport with the flashing lights of firetrucks gathering on the runway below, preparing for the worst. Read more

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URA inks agreement with Atlanta developer for apartment complex

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 03/14/2017 - 8:20pm
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A city bonding entity took the plunge Tuesday and entered into a development agreement with Atlanta-based Columbia Ventures to build what will be a $32 million apartment complex adjacent to Augusta University’s downtown campus. Read more

Staff Writer Susan McCord