A look at the winners and losers of the top U.S. races

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 9:39am
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Democrats swept Virginia and New Jersey’s governor’s races, incumbents came out on top in several big-city mayoral races and voters in Maine said they wanted to join 31 other states in expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.

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Rants and raves

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 12:10am
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Yelp adds health department scores on Georgia restaurants

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 12:07am
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Yelp can now do more in Georgia than give you lots of reviews and opinions about restaurants. It can also tell you how sanitary they are. Read more

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Arrest announced in Thursday shooting

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 10:32pm
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One man has been arrested and charged in connection to a Thursday shooting in Aiken. Read more

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Woltz beats Hooper in Aiken City Council District 6

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 9:21pm
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In Aiken, political newcomer Ed Woltz won the only contested seat in the general election for Aiken City Council. Read more

Staff Writer Photos James Folker

Arrest made in fatal shooting

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 9:06pm
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A man has been arrested in connection to a fatal shooting Sunday.

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Study limits 2018 sheriff raises to $750,000

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 8:45pm
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Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree spoke out Tuesday about new recommendations in a citywide compensation analysis that provides the department only $750,000 for pay increases next year. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Intersection blocked following transformer explosion

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 7:08pm
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Richmond County first responders are rerouting traffic at the scene of a downed power line on tonight. Read more

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Augusta-area races decided on election night

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 7:07pm
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Tuesday’s local elections decided a number of races in Richmond, Columbia and Aiken counties. Read more

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Former Doctors Hospital exec selected Memorial Health new CEO

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 6:37pm
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Memorial Health selected a former Doctors Hospital of Augusta executive to be its new chief executive officer once its sale to HCA Healthcare is completed. C. Shayne George, who was CEO of Doctors from 2004 to 2011, will be the new top executive for Memorial.

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Family, friends, co-workers of Richmond County deputy who suffered heart attack after physical assessment gather to say final goodbyes

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 6:28pm
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U.S. flags lined the lawn and hung between two fire trucks outside of a Martinez funeral home Tuesday. The recognition was a tribute to Richmond County Sheriff’s Deputy James M. Wallace, who suffered a fatal heart attack during an annual physical assessment last week. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster