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Ryan Blaney surges past Kyle Busch to win Nationwide race

...and Ed Carpenter Racing.Chevrolet returned to IndyCar in 2012 after a six-year absence.The company competed in Indy-style racing from 1986-93 and from 2002-05.The IndyCar season ends Aug. 30 in Fontana, California.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-08-22/ryan-blaney-surges-past-ky
Bayern's stamina will be tested in Travers Stakes

...weeks in the seven-furlong Grade 2 Woody Stephens at Belmont Park, winning by 7½ lengths.Baffert brought Bayern back to California and then shipped East again for the 1¹?8-mile Haskell, where the son of Offlee Wild broke sharply from the gate and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-22/bayerns-stamina-will
Overtime

...returns in Pennsylvania Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome will return to racing in September, when the colt...million Breeders' Cup Classic at Santa Anita in November.California Chrome spent five weeks resting after the grueling Triple...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-08-21/overtime
Bank of America settlement likely to benefit few

...see how these settlements provide relief commensurate with the harm caused," said Kevin Stein, associate director of the California Reinvestment Coalition. "Countless families and communities have been devastated by predatory loans that should not have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-21/bank-america-settlement-li
Black, Smith promoted to San Jose

...staying strong down the stretch by getting thrown into a potential playoff hunt. San Jose is five games back of Stockton in the California League's North Division. "I've been fortunate to stay healthy the whole season and put up good enough numbers to get...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-08-21/black-smith-
California man admits killing family, dog

GOLETA, Calif. - A Southern California man told authorities he stabbed his parents, his two young...his sons, ages 10 and 13, in the home near the University of California, Santa Barbara, late Monday.They were summoned by Holzer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-08-12/california-man-admits-killing-famil
Bank of America reaches $17 billion settlement with U.S. over sale of securities

WASHINGTON - Bank of Amer i ca has reached a record $17 bil lion settlement to resolve an investigation into its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-20/bank-america-reaches-17-bi
Wine Time: Zin-Phomaniac 2012, Lodi

...from, allowing for more complexity in the final blend."The 2012 growing season was close to ideal in Lodi and much of California (as was 2013 and 2014), producing a lot of grapes with rich, complex flavors. Warm days and cool, foggy nights allowed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-08-19/wine-time-zin-phomani
Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller to miss 2014 season

...as Miller took most of the snaps in the Buckeyes' 12-2 season. When Miller was hurt for most of the San Diego State, California and Florida A&M games with a sprained knee, senior Kenny Guiton had big games while leading Ohio State to victories.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-19/ohio-state-quarterback-br
Augusta GreenJackets rely on Jake Smith's progression

...out of the middle of the zone, which resulted in hard contact across the field.He was in control against the Tourists at the most homer-friendly ballpark in the league. It's a step forward for the undrafted California native.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-18/augusta-greenjackets-rel