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As N.C.A.A. Issues Pile Up, a Call for a Commission

The New York Times - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 2:27pm
A group of legislators and proponents of reform held a closed-door meeting with Secretary of Education Arne Duncan last Tuesday in Washington to push the idea of a panel.
Categories: US News

Sony hack forces shutdown: Report

CNBC - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 2:27pm
Sony's high profile hack may have forced the studio to shut production on some films, according to a report.
Categories: US News

After the blowup

POLITICO - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 2:14pm
Come January, Obama will need Pelosi more than ever.
Categories: US News

China’s e-cigarette boom lacks safety

CNBC - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 1:59pm
E-cigarette manufacturers in China, which supplies about 90 percent of e-cigarettes globally, operate with little oversight, raising health concerns.
Categories: US News

Burned teen's phone may lead to killer

CNN - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 1:43pm
After obtaining warrants and cracking a password, police were able to access Jessica Chambers' phone records and are following up on leads, a prosecutor said Thursday.
Categories: US News

Man held in Portland, Oregon, high school shooting

CNN - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 1:25pm
A gang task force arrested a man early Saturday in connection with a shooting near a high school in Portland, Oregon, police said.
Categories: US News

Montana Dress Code Has Female Legislators Sporting New Look: Clenched Jaws

The New York Times - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 1:08pm
New guidelines, including a maxim that women “should be sensitive to skirt lengths and necklines,” have produced a rolling of eyes and anger among Democratic representatives.






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Better pay for more world chocolate

CNBC - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 1:00pm
The way to nip the global chocolate shortage in the bud is to pay farmers more, a famous candy-maker tells CNBC.
Categories: US News

On Torture Report, Colorado’s Udall Leaves Subtlety at Door on the Way Out

The New York Times - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 12:39pm
The Democratic senator continues to deliver scathing criticism of the C.I.A. and the Obama administration for their responses to the Intelligence Committee’s findings.






Categories: US News

Couples play numbers on lucky day

CNBC - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 12:34pm
Who wants to get married on a Saturday the 13th? As it happens, a lot of couples actually do.
Categories: US News

Piedmont Fayette Hospital Auxiliary Seeks Scholarship Applicants

Fayette Woman - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 9:02pm

Piedmont Fayette Hospital’s Auxiliary is seeking applicants for the Elizabeth Wilmot Bull Memorial Scholarship. The statewide merit-based scholarship is awarded annually to students enrolled in a medical/health-related field of study, excluding pre-med or pre-nursing, at an accredited Georgia college, university or technical school medical program. Qualified applicants must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average and provide […]

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Nutter Butter Reindeer Cookies

Fayette Woman - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 2:59pm

These Reindeer Cookies are hot on Pinterest right now.  Make them as a surprise or involve your kids in the design.  They are fun treats to make — but get ready to have chocolate all over your fingers!! Get creative and with the use of white almond bark, you can whip up a batch of snowmen.   […]

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Safe Sitter Training at Piedmont Fayette

Fayette Woman - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 11:04am

Piedmont Fayette Hospital is a Registered Safe Sitter® Teaching Site, offering comprehensive babysitting training for young teens (11 and up).   Nationally, over 600,000 graduates have completed the course and are able to stay home alone safely and handle emergencies when caring for younger children. The up-to-date curriculum provides hands-on practice in lifesaving techniques designed to prepare […]

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Piper Hill helps veterans heal with 4-legged friends

Fayette Woman - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 7:58pm

Piper Hill’s parents always knew she would grow up to help her fellow man. When Piper was three years old, her mother and father, Angie and Victor Hill, took her and her sister Blair on a family vacation to Mexico. During the trip, little Piper saw some children without shoes who were asking for money, […]

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Sallie Satterthwaite is a Peachtree City legend

Fayette Woman - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 7:26pm

Those who were here in the early days of Peachtree City’s growth know that Sallie Satterthwaite is a local legend. Satterthwaite Fire Station #84 on Crabapple Lane was named in her honor, and fire personnel who know her history stand up and salute her when she walks into the room. Sallie was born in Harrisburg, […]

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Beware of Fake Package Notices as Holidays Approach

Fayette Woman - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 6:48pm

As the holidays approach, it’s a common tactic for phishing scammers to send emails claiming to be an alert about an undelivered package. In a slightly different variation of this scam, an email may allege to provide order details regarding a package delivery or an invoice file. By clicking on the provided link or downloading the “invoice,” […]

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How to Treat a Family Member with Dementia This Holiday Season

Fayette Woman - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 6:08pm

Whether it’s Mom, Dad, Grandma or Grandpa – or your spouse – the “holiday quarter” can present special challenges for families with a loved one suffering from dementia.  “We have an expectation that loved ones should never change from the person we’ve perceived them to be for years, but everyone changes significantly over an extended […]

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Protect Yourself from Gift Card Fraud

Fayette Woman - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 5:38pm

As one of the easiest universal gifts, gift cards are always a popular choice for gift givers during the holiday season. While a gift card allows the freedom to let the recipient choose what they want, it also creates a bigger opportunity for fraudsters to take advantage of unsuspecting consumers. Although often overlooked, gift card […]

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