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Fat-tire bikes help riders over tough terrain

...bikes started to become popular in the early 2000s in places where riders wanted to combat the snow, such as Alaska and the Midwest, particularly Wisconsin, Michigan and Minnesota. Riders also took up fat-tire riding in sandy areas of New Mexico, Texas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-04-25/fat-tire-bikes-help-riders-over-tou
Midwest dogs facing canine flu outbreak; owners urged to limit pets' contact with other dogs

MADISON, Wis. - A canine flu outbreak has sickened many dogs in the Midwest, and veterinarians are cautioning pet owners to keep their dogs from going nose-to-nose with other four-legged friends...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-15/midwest-dogs-facing-canine-flu-outb
US home sales roared back to life in March

...economists say.Home-buying improved in all four geographic regions last month. The largest gains came from the Northeast and Midwest, areas where fierce winter weather in the prior two months delayed sales.First-time buyers are also creeping back into...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-22/us-home-sales-roared-back-
US home construction off to weak March start

...rebounded 2 percent from this past February's rate of 908,000 homes. Builders broke ground on more homes in the Northeast and Midwest, two areas hammered by snow storms and freezing temperatures in previous months. But the pace of construction slipped last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-16/us-home-construction-weak-
Ga. pipeline practices changed over time

...1941 and 1942. Two other pipelines, the Big Inch and Little Big Inch running from Texas oil wells through refineries in the Midwest and ultimately to the East Coast were crucial to the war effort.Federal eminent domain authority for oil pipelines expired...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-20/ga-pipeline-practices-change
Program offers drug addicts healing through work, Christ

...it's lights out.They come from different places ? upper middle-class neighborhoods, the harder side of town, the Midwest, rural Georgia.Some had good childhoods and wanted to fit in. Others had horrible childhoods and wanted to escape. At...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-18/program-offers-drug-addicts-h
Midwest Regional: Kansas gives Big 12 first victory in tournament

...this March.Perry Ellis added nine points for the Jayhawks (27-8), who will play seventh-seeded Wichita State in the Midwest Region's round of 32.WICHITA STATE 81, INDIANA 76In Omaha, Neb., Fred VanVleet matched his career high with 27 points...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-03-20/midwest-regional-kansas-g
GA, Fla., S.C. rank 8, 9, 10 on economic-momentum

...States atop the list are located almost exclusively in the West and South, while those at the bottom are located in the Midwest, South and Northeast," the authors noted. "No northeastern state exceeded the national average economic performance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-10/ga-fla-sc-rank-8-9-10-econ
Omaha coach Dean Blais returns to Frozen Four mix after a decade

...years in the Columbus Blue Jackets' organization brought Blais to the realization he missed not only his family in the upper Midwest but also the game at the college level."Life's too short. I realized it wasn't for me," he said.Blais this week...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-04-05/omaha-coach-dean-blais-ret
Powerhouse programs, underdogs battle it out in Frozen Four

...forward Jack Eichel.Nebraska-Omaha goalie Ryan Massa had even a stronger tourney, stopping 73 of 74 shots in the Mavericks' Midwest Regional run."He was a superman at the start of the year," said Nebraska-Omaha coach Dean Blais, who won two national...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-04-08/powerhouse-programs-under