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Another Senator Wants To Revoke Pro Sports Tax-Exempt Status

One can only imagine the Augusta National grill room chatter as NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell

335-pound Mizzou tackle nicknamed 'Big Bear' leaps for interception

Look at Missouri Tigers nose Josh Augusta. Look at him soar. Who doesn't want to watch a 335 lb NT get an INT? #UCFvsMIZZ — College GameDay (@CollegeGameDay) September 13, 2014 Augusta's agility is noted, though his most famed trait is obvious. Missouri LB Darvin Ruise on DT Josh Augusta: "Big Bear can move, man. Show More Summary

Roger Goodell was in Augusta when the Ray Rice tape arrived

As the Ray Rice video scandal deepens and widens, it's unclear who knew what and when about the damning videotape of Rice striking then-fiancée Janay Palmer. What is clear: where commissioner Roger Goodell was when the tape arrived on...Show More Summary

Protein appears to protect against bone loss in arthritis

AUGUSTA, Ga. – A small protein named GILZ appears to protect against the bone loss that often accompanies arthritis and its treatment, researchers report. Arthritis as well as aging prompt the body to make more fat than bone, and the researchers have previously shown GILZ can restore a more youthful, healthy mix. Show More Summary

Where was Goodell when the tape arrived? Augusta, of course

The NFL has some problems at the moment. But up near the top of the pile is the simple symbolism of where Roger Goodell was when he should have been at the office going through the mail. As noted by Jeff Schultz of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the day the tape of Ray Rice punching his wife in…

Grace Under Fire: 11-Year-Old Girl Banned From Using ChapStick At School For Her Bleeding Lips

Virginia’s Augusta County school board is in deep deliberation this week after a request of an 11-year-old girl, Grace Karaffa, that she be allowed to circumvent a zero tolerance rule. What is the little demon trying to bring into Stuarts Draft Elementary School, you ask. Heroin? Crossbow? No, Grace wants to bring in ChapStick to […]

The Importance Of Rosemont Mine For Silver Wheaton

By Options Calling: The Rosemont Copper project was approved by the Augusta Resource Corporation for the development of an open pit mine, and is expected to begin its commercial production by 2016. Its capacity is to produce 221 million...Show More Summary

Estrogen receptor expression may help explain why more males have autism

AUGUSTA, Ga. – The same sex hormone that helps protect females from stroke may also reduce their risk of autism, scientists say. In the first look at a potential role of the female sex hormone in autism, researchers at the Medical College...Show More Summary

School Board Bans Chapstick: Gateway Drug to What ... Maybe Burt's Bees Lip Balm?

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The extent of idiotic zero-tolerance policies in public schools is almost unbelievable. Now comes this new example from Augusta County schools in Virginia - banning chapstick. As the News Virginian reports: An 11-year-old Stuarts Draft...Show More Summary

Facial plastic surgery can safely address the major aspects of aging in 1 operation

AUGUSTA, Ga. – A total facial rejuvenation that combines three procedures to address the multiple signs of an aging face and neck can be performed safely at one time, a new study shows. Total facial rejuvenation, which combines an extensive...Show More Summary

Maine finding its place in global effort to combat acidification, a top threat to fisheries

AUGUSTA, Maine — A group of lawmakers, fishermen, scientists and state officials are embarking on a gargantuan task: Develop a plan for Maine — a state of fewer than 2 million people — to address the global crisis of ocean acidification. A commission established this year by the Legislature made Maine the first state on […]

The epitome of ‘denial’

Rick McKee, editorial cartoonist for the Augusta Chronicle, sends me this political cartoon about climate change which he posted on his Facebook page and the WUWT Facebook page. It sums up perfectly what is wrong with our current political leadership: they are more worried about climate change than they are immediate threats with a clear…

Hot Toronto Clip: Tempers Flare In Civil War Drama ‘The Keeping Room’

EXCLUSIVE: Courting sales at Toronto this week is Civil War suspense drama The Keeping Room, the tale of three Southern women – Augusta (Brit Marling), her sheltered sister Louise (Hailee Steinfeld), and their long-silent family slave Mad (Muna Otaru) – defending themselves and their isolated farmhouse in the waning days of the war. Show More Summary

Augusta Young Republicans to Re-Charter

One of the most repeated knocks against Republicans has been their struggle to reach younger voters. In the 2012 Presidential election, Obama won the under 30 vote by approximately 5 million votes, despite a high unemployment rate for that age range. A report issued by the College Republican National Committee (CRNC) in August, 2012, laid […]

Steve Spurrier aced a hole at Augusta in 2008

He doesn't like to brag, though. Everyone knows South Carolina Gamecocks coach Steve Spurrier is the model of humility. Just how humble is he, though? WAYYYYLLLLLL... 1 of 2 @ESPNMag says Steve Spurrier aced Augusta National's No. 7 during 2008 Masters week. Show More Summary

GA: Augusta Transit Committee Convenes for First Time, Expresses Hopes

Enthusiastic members of the first Augusta Public Transit Citizens' Advisory Committee expressed hopes for the beleaguered service and elected officers at a first full meeting Thursday.

Cop v Black Guy

Cop v Black Guy 3:11 Starring Phil Augusta Jackson Ryan Stanger and Colton Dunn Produced By The Ernie Barnes and Matt Chapman Directed by Matt Chapman Written by Phil Augusta Jackson and Colton Dunn Sound Emmet Casey Grips James Croak Jim...Show More Summary

Senator Isakson and a Very Tall Man Visit the Augusta VA

  The veterans administration has seen its share of recent challenges. From the egregious wait times to the coverup of the egregious wait times, it hasn’t been the best of times for either the administration or the veterans they serve. With the cloud of malfeasance comes Congressional attention. Towards that end Representative Doug Collins and […]

GA: Agreement Nears on Moving Buses

After years of talks and legal wrangling, events are finally in motion to move Augusta's city buses to a new home, opening up the 15th Street corridor to new retail development that could become a "gateway" to Georgia Regents University, officials said.

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