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Exhibit shows the force is strong with 'Star Wars' costumes

...of people probably don't know that the lights in Queen Amidala's dramatic red throne room gown were powered by a car battery that had to be worn underneath the heavy costume during filming of The Phantom Menace.Among the other display descriptions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/movies/2015-02-05/exhibit-shows-force-str
Electric vehicle owners in Augusta won't depend on charging stations outside of home

...charge, he said.Verbeck used the charging station at Whole Foods for 45 minutes to add additional driving time on his car battery. He'd like to see a charging station at an Interstate 20 exit halfway between Augusta and Atlanta, where he could...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-08/electric-vehicle-owners-augu
Atlanta club owner fatally shot

...Roswell, tells The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that he and his son were trying to help the club's owner with a dead car battery. He said that as soon as they connected the battery cables, two gunmen turned a corner and started shooting. Police...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-12-31/atlanta-club-owner-fatally-s
Ex-employee charged with taking batteries at Augusta dealership

A former car dealership employee has been arrested after being caught on video stealing car batteries from vehicles at Kia of Augusta.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-10-02/ex-employee-charged-ta
Debate behavior deplorable

...Obama's guidance. His stimulus bill (supported by U.S. Rep. John Barrow) devoted $249 million to have electric car batteries made in Iceland. The company took the money and then filed for bankruptcy protection.Another debate insult to our intelligence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2012-10-26/debate-behavior-deplorab
Archaeologists search Fort Gordon for lost graves

...worked Friday, lies right on the edge of the proposed area.Hargrave and Baxter walk the radar, which resembles a car battery with a handle and cart wheel attached, over the bumpy forest floor in the hopes of getting a strong signal -- the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-05-15/archaeologists-search-fort-go
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Augusta's Tia Norfleet breaking barriers in auto racing

...was just 5, her father gave her a Barbie Corvette, replacing the toy Hot Wheels batteries in it with two regular car batteries."He kind of souped up the Barbie Corvette and I was like, 'OK, I like this,'" Norfleet said. "I would race...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2013-02-09/augustas-tia-norfleet-brea
Electric car battery catches fire after crash test

...regulators taking a harder look at the safety of electric car batteries, federal officials said Friday.But based on testing...the cars catch fire, officials said. Nor were the cars' batteries damaged in those tests, officials said.The NHTSA...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-11-11/electric-car-battery-catch
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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GM makes first electric car battery

BROWNSTOWN TOWNSHIP, Michigan - General Motors made its first mass-produced electric car battery Thursday as it gears up to sell the new Chevrolet Volt to the general public later this year. The lithium-ion battery was made...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2010/01/08/liv_562332.shtml
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