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...Columbus were vandalized over the weekend.The Ledger-Enquirer of Columbus reports the suspects threw rocks and cement blocks into church windows between Saturday evening and Sunday morning.Sgt. Art Sheldon says a Mosque also reported a break-in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-09/across-region
Syria's most vulnerable

...children brutalized by war."They used different ways to kill people ? electric shocks, throwing machinery and cement blocks on people's heads," said Mohamad, 15."Once, when I was in the shelter, I was so scared I had a fit," said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2012-09-25/syrias-most-vulnerabl
Rants and Raves

Comments from readers: WHAT KIND OF A FAMILY produces two men with such cruel hearts as to put leashes around cement blocks and cruelly drown two dogs? Is it a sign of our times or is it out-and-out cruelty? They ought to get the maximum...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2005-09-02/rants-and-raves
Metro | Rants and raves
Johnson turns another Chase into a snoozer

...attention to 2009. Maybe the folks that brought you yellow flags for "debris on the track" can sneak a couple of cement blocks into Johnson's car. Maybe they can get some troopers to set up a speed trap that only targets the No. 48. Maybe...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/10/28/nas_481148.shtml
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Five questions with Henry Krippner

...silver. It might (include) crystal. But we also sell lamps, electrical things, doorknobs, hardware for doors, cement blocks. "We don't sell clothing. We don't sell mattresses and box springs. And we avoid dishwashers because 85 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/01/21/aik_113162.shtml
Rants and raves

...2006 renovations of the plant looks like it closes Central Avenue? Now if anybody else remembers, they put those cement blocks in the middle of Central Avenue to say it was for terroristic protection against pollution of our water supply. I...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2006-02-07/rants-and-raves
Metro | Rants and raves
Bettis Academy gains listing

...Today, only the shell of Biddle Hall remains. Built of cement blocks made on campus, the sturdy walls attest to the enterprise...store. The library, built in 1939 from the academy's cement blocks, is still in use and open by request. The third remaining...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/06/met_232659.shtml
Metro
Pieces of past exposed by receding shoreline

...and two friends walked around a newly revealed peninsula, speculating about what each remnant could have been. The cement blocks on one side could have marked a farmhouse, Mr. Parrott figured. And fragments of a horseshoe might be a sign of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/12/25/met_178051.shtml
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Across South Carolina

...New Year's Eve in 2003. Prosecutors said Mr. Sims and several friends threw his body in a pond, weighing it with cement blocks. Mr. Sims testified that he shot Mr. Anderson in self-defense. He said Mr. Anderson threatened him and reached...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/26/met_73734.shtml
Metro
Tigers draw first blood

...third on Jeff Blauser's grounder in the hole. "I was drained by the fifth inning," Moehler said. "My legs were cement blocks and was sweating through my cap." Four relievers held the Braves hitless for the final three innings and retired...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/09/02/oth_214043.shtml
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