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College: Schedule changes welcomed by coaches

...stepping in and giving Leggett instructions is a pretty good sign that Clemson is getting impatient. The Tigers want to return to Omaha, or at least go deeper in regional play. They were young in 2014 and are expecting better things this season, and so is the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2015-01-26/college-sche
College: Wrapping up preseason polls

...Charleston received votes. South Carolina has the pitching to go deep this season, and if the hitting matches it, a trip to Omaha is perfectly reasonable. There's no one star in the lineup, but Kyle Martin, Max Schrock and Alex Destino will provide...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2015-01-20/college-wrap
Oil prices could cut into ethanol profits, but demand strong with federal biofuel mandate

...varieties drivers expect at the pump."I think we have a permanent place in the fuel supply," said Todd Becker, CEO of Omaha, Nebraska-based Green Plains.But the federal biofuels standard, which plays an important role in the ethanol market...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-11/oil-prices-could-cut-ethan
College basketball roundup: Cavs end 11-game winning streak of Irish

...game winner as Kansas State (9-7, 2-1 Big 12) beat Oklahoma (11-4, 2-1). NO. 19 SETON HALL 68, CREIGHTON 67In Omaha, Neb., Sterling Gibbs made a 3-pointer with 2.1 seconds left, lifting Seton Hall (13-3, 3-1 Big East) over Creighton...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-01-10/college-basketball-roundu
Kathleen Ward

...M., in the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors with her brother Eddie Carter officiating. Mrs. Ward was born in Omaha, NE to the late William Broadus and Frances Posey Carter. She was a homemaker and a member of Southside Baptist Church. Other...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173818810
Berkshire buying Duracell from P&G in $3 billion deal

OMAHA, Neb. - Buying Duracell will provide a short-term charge for Warren Buffett's...more valuable over time, and Duracell will get less valuable."Buffett's Omaha, Neb.-based conglomerate already owns a number of well-known consumer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-13/berkshire-buying-duracell-
Creighton rallies from 18 down to beat No. 18 Oklahoma

OMAHA, Neb. - Zach Hanson caught Devin Brooks' air ball along the baseline and put it in the basket for the go-ahead points in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-11-19/creighton-rallies-18-down
What Is It?

...don't recall seeing too many of these in recent years. I did see a '57 Skyliner hardtop convertible years ago at a car show in Omaha. I was impressed watching it fold into the trunk."Joe Bert said: "Believe it or not, '57 didn't have as pretty a style...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-12-25/what-it
Interim coaches for bowl games are in tough spot

...than perhaps it will be for other interim coaches who will be somewhere else next year.The 58-year-old Cotton grew up in Omaha, played offensive line for the Cornhuskers and served as a graduate assistant under Tom Osborne. He was Frank Solich's offensive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-20/interim-coaches-bowl-game
South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier expects Mike Davis to turn pro

...lambasted Nebraska athletic director Shawn Eichorst in a profanity-filled talk during his final meeting with his players. The Omaha World-Herald on Wednesday reported that it had a writer listen to an audiotape of Pelini's address to the players on Dec...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-17/south-carolina-coach-stev