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Study shows chronic fatigue among air traffic controllers

...Association to revise controller schedules to provide...nearly 2 in 10 controllers had committed significant...by 76 percent of controllers in the field study...significant risk to controller alertness, and...wrong runway. The controller had worked all...incidents involving controllers falling asleep...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-10/study-shows-chronic-fatigu
Police deploy Tasers to stop Augusta man after eluding for allegedly stealing Wii controllers

An Augusta man was tased twice and arrested Monday after attempting to steal two Nintendo Wii controllers from Wal-Mart.Approximately 5:01 p.m., deputies responded to 3209 Deans Bridge Road, where 35-year-old Dwayne Stanford...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-11/augusta-man-tased-afte
Air traffic controllers for some airports are now miles away, watching the planes on camera

...instead watched by cameras, guided in by controllers viewing the video at another airport...airports will, for some time, still have controllers on site, experts say unmanned towers...airport eliminate blind spots and give controllers more-detailed views. Infrared can supplement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-14/air-traffic-controllers-so
Controllers ready spacecraft for Christmas landing on Mars

FRANKFURT, Germany -- Controllers of Europe's first Mars mission...and begin sending a signal to let controllers know it has safely touched down...it will be several hours before controllers get a chance to confirm its landing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/25/liv_394991.shtml
Life & style
Barrow helped air traffic controllers

Air traffic controllers in Augusta and the flying public owe...return the FAA and the air traffic controllers back to the bargaining table. While...impose a contract on our nation's controllers is a safe or smart way to address...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/17/let_85662.shtml
Letters
Ground controllers take over new robot arm

...With astronauts standing by like traffic cops, ground controllers nudged a 5-foot, experimental robot arm back and forth...11/2 -foot box and open a small, hinged door. Ground controllers skipped these tests and instead focused on simple movements...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/14/tec_212959.shtml
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Ross Fisher | The Masters

...England's Fisher cards a relaxed 69 Posted: 04/08/11 Days before one of the biggest tournaments of the year, Ross Fisher knew how to take it slow. He did so with a game controller in hand, two childhood friends...

http://www.augusta.com/masters/players/bios/Ross_Fisher.shtml
Pilot reported problems before fatal Atlanta crash

ATLANTA - Federal authorities say the pilot of a small plane radioed air traffic controllers, saying he was struggling to gain altitude seconds before slamming into a metro Atlanta freeway, killing all four onboard. A...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-19/pilot-reported-problems-fata
Controllers prepare for high traffic

...almost in darkness so the controllers could see the fluorescent...paper sitting in front of the controllers. Each slip is a handwritten...most days only one or two controllers handle operations in the...Former Augusta Regional controller Jim Koon, now a training...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/07/met_411330.shtml
Metro | Augusta Regional Airport - Bush Field | Daniel Field
Game designers consider future of controller

...demise of the traditional controller. Despite revolutionizing...and used as a traditional controller, Nintendo of America President...franchise Guitar Hero , as controllers have taken the form of gizmos...turntables.But not every mutated controller has been a hit. Gamers didn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-02-19/game-designers-consider-fu
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