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Tinkering produced electric car

...before gas prices crept close to $3 a gallon, Jim Hinton invented his own alternative to the gas guzzler. Using golf car batteries and the body of a 1969 Volkswagen Beetle, he built an electric car in 1974, an era when gas prices were beginning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/24/met_4344.shtml
Metro | Savannah River Site
Seismic devices record tremors

...The cylinder was wedged into the ground to decipher ground vibrations, and the equipment was juiced up with two car batteries. Those devices, which might have seemed like a nifty science project, have now been recovered from their test site...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/04/met_441786.shtml
Metro | Savannah River Site
Sponsors demand words as well as wins from drivers

...CorporateAmerica wants more than running up front andwinning races. They want drivers who can sellbeer, camera film, hammers, car batteries, cellphones and male enhancement medicine. "When I started, it was different," Cope said."Drivers were hired...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/13/nas_431131.shtml
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Undergraduate students help to turn out robotic photographer that's good for party shots

...tall and looks like a red garbage can on wheels. Inside, two computers no more powerful than a desktop run on four car batteries, getting from five to six hours of power each. Lewis made its debut at a recent New Horizons in Science Briefing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/18/tec_359277.shtml
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Batteries Plus shop fills shopping center

...because he is close to major electronics retailers in the nearby Augusta Exchange shopping center. The store sells car batteries, watch batteries and practically everything in between, including those for all-terrain vehicles, laptop computers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/15/bus_381172.shtml
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News you can use

...face another busy day today. But rising temperatures should take the area out of the danger zone for plumbing and car batteries, forecasters said. Highs are expected to be in the low 40s today, with overnight low temperatures only falling into...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/06/met_40292.shtml
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1 dead, 4 injured in 5-vehicle wreck on I-26

...and two overturned. A spokesman for the state's health agency says one of the trucks that overturned was carrying car batteries, causing concern about the potential of sulfuric acid leaking. An environmental cleanup crew is headed to the scene...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-10-07/1-dead-after-i-26-wreck-sc
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Across Georgia

...running off the road and hitting several trees. The cab of the truck and the trailer disconnected, dumping a load of car batteries onto the road and spilling diesel fuel, the release said. Two people reported shot at warehouse MARIETTA - Cobb County...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/04/met_80050.shtml
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Combined power of volunteers is impressive

...folks such as myself and others wading in the muck, pulling out dumped refrigerators, television sets, tires and car batteries. Employees of the Augusta Recreation and Parks Department were there as well. If you tend to be cynical, you would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/02/10/op_186809.shtml
Opinion columns | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
A field trip

...Division for the project. Automobiles, for example, aren't necessarily dangerous. But decades of smashing old car batteries to reclaim lead can create a buildup of toxic mercury, acid and other chemicals, he said. The Goldberg site is one...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/02/tec_323538.shtml
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