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Google hires woman as new CFO, luring Morgan Stanley exec from Wall St. to Silicon Valley

...return some of its $64 billion in cash to shareholders, either through dividends or by buying back stock.Porat has California roots and connections on Google's board of directors.Although Porat was born in England, her father was a physicist who spent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-24/google-hires-woman-new-cfo
Model planes are big business

...stopped counting after 100," Laderman says. "My wife doesn't let me bring home models anymore."Model planes have their roots with aerospace engineers, who used them in an age before computers to design planes and then test them in wind tunnels.Then...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-03-21/model-planes-are-big-business
New Orleans visitors find jazzy music in the streets

...and Conti streets, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. most days. TUBA SKINNY: This seven-piece band stays true to its busking roots. Wherever the band members go, they attract people who are drawn to classic jazz and blues riffs that waft through the French...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2015-03-19/new-orleans-visitors-fin
Civil rights and civil wrongs

...a start.This federal report should be a clarion call for Ferguson, and any American city or town that may be like it, to root out all bigotry from their police and governmental ranks.Otherwise, it's only a matter of time before the volatile atmosphere...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-03-08/civil-rights-and-civi
UGA Week: Teachings of golf coach Chris Haack spell success

...to do it quick enough," Engler told him.Haack's junior roots, however, ended up paying off despite the stinging list of...lifetime spent involved with young golfers.He traces his AJGA roots back to when the "A" stood for Atlanta instead of American...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/uga-week-teachings-golf-coach-chris-haack-
2015 Masters will be Crenshaw's last as a player

...conversation at his first Masters with then-Masters Chairman Clifford Roberts that started out being about Crenshaw's Texas roots but was really a smokescreen for something else."He came up to me and said, 'We're mighty glad to have you over here...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/2015-masters-will-be-crenshaws-last-player
Madison Square Garden chief told a Knicks fan to root for the Nets

...Dolan responded to a Knicks fan who had criticized him with an e-mail wondering if the man is an alcoholic and telling him to root for the Nets instead.An MSG spokesman confirms the e-mail, which appeared Sunday on Deadspin.com, was written by Dolan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-02-08/madison-square-garden-chief-t
Heritage Blues eager to sing stories

"Blues is the roots, and everything else is the fruits," songstress and storyteller Chaney Sims of Heritage Blues Orchestra recalls her father saying...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-03-18/heritage-blues-eager-
Augusta area rental market remaining hot

...opted to rent.The couple, who have two young daughters, wanted to get a feel for the area before deciding where to plant roots. The family rented a three-bedroom house near Grovetown for $1,075 a month while they searched for a home close to work...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-03-07/augusta-are
Hoop skirts out at UGA

...including representatives of the UGA chapters of Sigma Alpha Epsilon and Kappa Alpha fraternities, both of which have deep roots in the South.The ban comes a week after the University of Oklahoma expelled two SAE fraternity members and shut down the university's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-18/hoop-skirts-out-uga