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Moped crash bring charges, minor injuries

An Augusta man avoided serious injury in an early-morning moped wreck Thursday but is facing charges.According to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office, Otis Smith...
Lindsey Vonn clinches fifth consecutive World Cup downhill title

...Also, Stacey Cook finished ninth and Alice McKennis was 10th as the U.S. Ski Team placed four racers in the top 10 for one of its best overall results.Nadja Kamer and Lotte Smiseth Sejersted crashed, but both avoided serious injury.
Women learn how to fight back

...Department of Justice, 78.5 percent of victims who used self-protective measures either avoided injury, avoided serious injury, scared off the offender or were able to escape. Fighting back doesn't mean trading punches with the assailant...
Metro | Richmond County Crime
Bailey prepares for final mount

...where the fearless riders go. It's the shortest way around the race track - and the most dangerous." Bailey avoided serious injury in more than 30,000 career mounts, although he did break his wrist in 2004 when he fell off a ladder putting...
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Armstrong holds Tour lead despite protest

...struggle and nerve-racking close calls. He narrowly missed crashing for the second time Monday, and a week ago he avoided serious injury in the opening stage in a pileup. On Monday, Armstrong skidded off the road as Joseba Beloki jammed his wheel...
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Atlanta Falcons rookie Robert Alford might return kicks

...wet and slippery rubber mat.Kolb, who is locked in a competition with rookie first-round pick EJ Manuel, avoided serious injury to his left knee when he slipped and stumbled awkwardly while switching fields between practice drills Saturday...
Ruining it for us all by throwing plastic beer bottles on the field. And last Saturday, Texas outfielder Carl Everett narrowly avoided serious injury or even death when a thug masquerading as a fan threw a cell phone that hit Everett in the head. These people...
Augustan part of Jackets' turnaround

...He's a tough-natured kid." By maintaining a rigorous weight training regimen during the season, Brown has avoided serious injury during his time at Tech, although the 22-year-old did have surgery on his wrist and shoulder last spring...
College | Butler High School
Questions fill off-season

...regular season record, a NFC championship and a berth in Super Bowl XXXIII, everything went right. The team avoided serious injuries, they led the league in turnover ratio and they played with unbridled confidence. "I think what we've got...