Columbia County coroner to borrow trailer instead of buy one

...000.The unit would come in handy in mass casualty situations, such as a plane crash, Collins said."If you have an airplane and people are scattered everywhere, it's easier to take (bodies) 10 at a time instead of one by one," he said.When...

Augusta hospitals monitor, prep for Ebola

...doctor-to-patient ratios in West Africa, as much as 86,000 patients per physician, the study notes. And then there are airplanes."Because of contemporary international travel, with the ability to now board a plane and be virtually anywhere in the...

Quadcopters - not drones - flying off retail shelves

...technology is because they look cooler and are easier to fly than airplanes," said Dave Connar, of HobbyTown USA on Bobby Jones Expressway...more accessible and may even soon top remote-controlled airplane sales.Connar now has 10 to 20 models in stock that range...

Paper airplane from the upper deck hits player

...Stadium, soccer fans entertained themselves by tossing paper airplanes from their seats near the top of the stadium.One of those...field. Which is remarkable, given I've never made a paper airplane fly more than five feet.

Ohio airport tests new way to avoid deadly bird strikes

...goal is, by the end of this year, to plant the tall grass under the takeoff and landing paths.There are more than 10,000 airplane bird strikes a year in the U.S. Most do little or no damage to the plane. The most frequent problem is damage to the engines...

Augusta family remembers Robin Williams' support of St. Jude hospital

...campaign."He was on our mind that day already," said Brennan's father, Turner.On Monday afternoon, Brennan boarded an airplane for Memphis where he is undergoing a regular checkup this week at St. Jude. The news reached him at the airport where he...

What Is It?

...were the some of the style elements of that year."Here is the back end, which is just as distinctive as the front with the airplane tail fins. This car lives in Kansas."MILLEDGEVILLE, GA.: Jesse Barnes said 1957 Imperial.PERRY, FLA.: Larry Anderson...

Commercial jets push Boeing profits up 52 percent

...the same quarter a year ago. Analysts expected $22.32 billion, according to Zacks.Revenue at Boeing's Commercial Airplanes division increased 5 percent to $14.3 billion on higher deliveries - 181 new jets, compared to 169 during the same period...

High winds push growing Washington wildfire

...lightning-caused wildfire.Minor burns and bruises had been reported, but Turey called that "a pretty amazing safety record."Airplanes and helicopters were dropping water and fire retardant on all parts of the fire, with no one area more of a concern than...

School supplies weren't just for school

...could before it dried. (Students today have computers, but we had good old No. 2s.)Notebook paper was good for making airplanes and holding contests outside, or for passing notes in class. The girls would make "cootie catchers" with them.I remember...