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"Billionaire coach" at Coastal Carolina proves critics wrong with playoff bid

Plenty of people questioned Coastal Carolina when the school hired the man nicknamed the "Billionaire Coach." But Coastal Carolina (7-4) won an automatic bid to the playoffs in his first year.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2012-11-22/billionaire-coach-coastal
Camp offers inside look at business

...Business.All 47 students had to go through an application process, submitting essays on why they want to be leaders in the business world and what their personal goals are. This week they will be working together in make-believe companies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2011-07-18/camp-offers
Strides toward safety

ATLANTA - Jim Hunter, NASCAR's voice of reason, walked to the Talladega (Ala.) Superspeeday podium Sunday afternoon, looked squarely at the sport of stock car racing without blinking, and told the truth. The rules at Talladega and Daytona International Speedway create more havoc than they solve. The drivers know it, the car owners know it, the fans know it, and the sanctioning body, who knew it all along, finally accepted responsibility for its thinking. Then it promised changes.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/10/25/oth_329020.shtml
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Group votes on authority for medical center

...institutions that remain separate entities and still compete fiercely for patients. That cooperation is reinforced by leaders in the business community, who serve on hospital boards and also pressure institutions to settle their differences, said committee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/15/met_270292.shtml
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Business briefs

Greenfield board declares dividend Evans-based Greenfield Industries announced that its board has declared a quarterly dividend of 5 cents per share payable on March 30 to common shareholders of record as of March 10. Also, Greenfield Capital Trust, a subsidiary of Greenfield, announced that it will make a regular distribution of 6 percent on its convertible preferred securities, payable on March 31 to holder of record on March 28. Greenfield's stock is traded on the Nasdaq market. USAir becomes US Airways

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/02/27/biz_204607.shtml
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On the move

- Jackie Rhodes White has joined Sherman and Hemstreet LLC as a residential associate. She earned a degree in education from Augusta State University and has been a licensed real estate agent since 1994, assisting with residential marketing and property management services. Ms. White is a member of the Greater Augusta, Georgia and National associations of Realtors.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/26/bus_457030.shtml
Business
The right flag decision

Sadly, the divisive Confederate flag issue is raising its ugly head again in our community. A lot of Southern heritage lovers are upset with Mayor Bob Young's order to take the flag down from the Riverwalk Augusta flag display. As a number of our letters to the editor indicate, the heritage people feel betrayed and hurt at the flag's removal.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/24/edi_429366.shtml
Editorials
2002: A wild ride

...Augusta. 9) Coliseum Authority follies: After severing its relationship with civic center manager SMG - a national leader in the business - the Coliseum Authority hired a general manager who lasted all of three months. At other times during the year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/12/31/edi_367050.shtml
Editorials | Coliseum Authority
Computer Associates offers $9 billion for Computer Sciences

NEW YORK -- The world's biggest maker of business software, Computer Associates International Inc., said today it has offered $9 billion in cash for Computer Sciences Corp. Computer Sciences generated more than $5.3 billion last year from providing services for various business and government systems. Computer Associates' revenue was $4.5 billion, mostly from products that help companies manage and store data on networks of computers. The combined company would employ over 50,000 people and generate annual revenues of $11 billion a year, Computer Associates said.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/12/tec_222355.shtml
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3Com buying U.S. Robotics for $6.6 billion

...computer networking products, is buying modem maker U.S. Robotics for $6.6 billion as the two seek to become a leader in the business of connecting computers. The deal announced Wednesday combines two of the biggest players in the networking business...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/02/28/tec_204685.shtml
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