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Concussion cuts UGA fullback Hall's career short

Concussion cuts UGA fullback Hall's career short Georgia top fullback Merritt Hall is being medically disqualified, ending his collegiate career, Bulldogs starting quarterback Hutson Mason said Wednesday. Hall's latest concussion contributed to him having to give up the sport. “I talked to him … Full News here – Read more on Online Athens

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Concussion cuts UGA fullback Hall's career short

Concussion cuts UGA fullback Hall's career short Georgia top fullback Merritt Hall is being medically disqualified, ending his collegiate career, Bulldogs starting quarterback Hutson Mason said Wednesday. Hall's latest concussion contributed to him having to give up the sport. “I talked to him … Full News here – Read more on Online Athens

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Academics fail to reverse cuts

The Council of State has deemed legal the cuts imposed over the past few years on university teaching staff salaries despite recent judgments forcing the government to reverse reductions to the wages of judges and members of the armed forces and emergency… … Full News here – Latest News

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8/2/2014: Front Page: Property tax surplus may lead to more installments or cuts

The government is considering an increase in the number of installments allowed for the payment of the new Single Property Ownership Tax (ENFIA) for 2014 and to reduce its size from 2015 if the amount taxpayers are asked to pay exceeds that provided… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Property tax surplus may lead to more installments or cuts

The government is considering an increase in the number of installments allowed for the payment of the new Single Property Ownership Tax (ENFIA) for 2014 and to reduce its size from 2015 if the amount taxpayers are asked to pay exceeds that provided for b… … Full News here – Latest News

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7/26/2014: Front Page: Rectors worried about further spending cuts

University authorities warned yesterday that their institutions would not be in a position to fulfill their role after the Education Ministry demanded that they make further cuts to their budget. The Council of Rectors said that it received an e-mail… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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7/24/2014: Front Page: State doctors to appeal salary cuts

Doctors at state hospitals are ready to lodge a mass appeal against cuts to their salaries that have been imposed as part of troikamandated reforms over the past two years. The union representing doctors at public hospitals in Athens and Piraeus… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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General strike hits Greece as unions protest income cuts, plan Athens

General strike hits Greece as unions protest income cuts, plan Athens … ATHENS, Greece – Greek unions have launched an anti-austerity general strike that has halted train and island ferry services while disrupting state hospitals and other public services. Wednesday's 24-hour strike is also causing public transport … Full News here – Read more on […]

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3/20/2014: Front Page: Civil servants take to the streets to protest job cuts

stands behind a banner during a rally against public sector dismissals in Athens yesterday. Thousands of civil servants marched through the capital on the first day of a 48-hour strike to protest planned job cuts demanded by the country’s troika of… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Track-and-field federation blasts state budget cuts

The Greek Amateur Athletics Federation (SEGAS) criticized on Wednesday the government for chopping 50 percent of the state funds for sports federations in 2014. The financial crisis in the country has led to the General Secretariat of Sports making drasti… … Full News here – Latest News

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2/19/2014: Front Page: Cuts that defy logic

One of the crazy things to have happened in this country during the ongoing sovereign debt crisis is the irrational reduction in the differences between the incomes of high-ranking military officials and their newcoming subordinates, an issue which has… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Council of State weighing appeals over cuts to pensioners’ lump sums

In the wake of a leaked decision by the Council of State deeming wage cuts imposed on members of the armed forces and emergency services to be unconstitutional, the court is considering appeals by other groups of civil servants against reductions to the l… … Full News here – Latest News

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Further pension cuts not being ruled out, say fund heads

The possibility of a further reduction to auxiliary pensions has not been ruled out, the head of the Single Auxiliary Social Security Fund (ETEA), Anastasios Papanikolaou, said. Speaking on Skai television on Sunday, Papanikolaou said that if there is a c… … Full News here – Latest News

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12/21/2013: Front Page: S&P cuts EU’s rating; leaders dismiss move

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Credit agency Standard & Poor’s cut its triple-A rating of the European Union by one notch yesterday, saying it had concerns about how the bloc’s budget was financed, a view EU leaders and other officials dismissed as misguided…. Full News here – Kathimerini English

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12/20/2013: Front Page: ND cuts ties with Liapis over arrest as ex-MP jets off

New Democracy attempted to sever all links with former Transport and Culture Minister Michalis Liapis yesterday by officially ousting him from the conservative party two days after he was caught driving a car with fake license plates and no insurance… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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