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Jason Dufner wins playoff in CareerBuilder Challenge

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 8:21pm

LA QUINTA, Calif. — Jason Dufner won the CareerBuilder Challenge with a par on the second playoff hole Sunday, taking advantage of David Lingmerth’s shot off the rocks that bounced into the water.

Dufner finished with 2-under-par 70 on PGA West’s TPC Stadium Course to match Lingmerth at 25-under 263. Lingmerth closed with 65.

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Denver advances to Super Bowl 50

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 6:40pm

DENVER — When Peyton Manning was watching games from the locker room a few months ago, none of this seemed possible.

Manning back on the field, playing the role of the most decorated game manager in history.

Manning churning his 39-year-old legs around right end for a 12-yard gain and a first down.

Manning back in the Super Bowl.

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Shepard makes history with Futurity Open finals win

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 10:29pm

Austin Shepard planned to attend the Augusta Futurity party after the show Saturday night.

As far as celebrations go, that’d be it.

“As soon as I’m done with that,” he said of the party, “I’m going to go to bed and try to go home as quick as I can in the morning.”

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Oklahoma cutter wins Futurity Non-Pro finals

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 9:05pm

Her phone kept beeping, buzzing and making assorted other noises right after she wrapped her run in the Futurity Non-Pro finals.

Amber Wilson-Czisny wouldn’t have had it any other way.

Aboard Meradas Molly Mac, the Oklahoma competitor marked 220.5 to win the event Saturday night at James Brown Arena.

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Blizzard brings much of East Coast to a standstill

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 2:45pm

NEW YORK — A blizzard with hurricane-force winds brought much of the East Coast to a standstill Saturday, dumping as much as 3 feet of snow, stranding tens of thousands of travelers and shutting down the nation’s capital and its largest city.

After days of weather warnings, most of the 80 million people in the storm’s path heeded requests to stay home and off the roads, which were largely deserted. Yet at least 17 deaths were blamed on the weather — most from traffic accidents, but several people also died while shoveling snow.

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Holdup suspects caught in Augusta

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 2:38pm

A South Carolina couple has been charged in the Thursday armed robbery of a McDuffie County convenience store.

Jonathan Randy Fesperman and Taylor Diane McNamara, both 19, were arrested about 1:30 a.m. Saturday by the Richmond County Sheriff’s Department with the assistance of the Rock Hill, S.C., Police Department, according to Maj. Ronnie Williamson, of the McDuffie County Sheriff’s Department.

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Northeast Georgia receives up to 8 inches of snow

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 2:21pm


ATLANTA — Forecasters say northeast Georgia saw more snowfall overnight, accumulating up to eight inches of snow in the area.

Meteorologist Carly Kovacik says Rabun County received much of the snow in the far north area of the state Saturday. Kovacik says the winter storm warning will expire at 7 p.m.

After the warning expires, Kovacik expects some lingering slick spots and winds to subside.

Metro Atlanta experienced some snowfall Saturday morning, but Kovacik says nothing more than an inch.

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Wrangler Fun Fest canceled

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 9:18am

The Wrangler Family Fun Fest at James Brown Arena scheduled from 10 a.m. to 1 is canceled.


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