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Tube-free Scott bath tissue made at Kimberly-Clark plant in Beech Island

...Kosloske.Kosloske said Americans throw away 17 billion toilet paper tubes each year, enough to twice fill the Empire State Building. Scott was the first brand to implement cardboard tubes in rolled toilet paper more than 100 years ago, he said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-09-02/tube-free-s
Dead floppy drive: Kenya recycles global e-waste

...labeled "PCs for Africa."The amount of electronic waste generated globally last year is enough to fill 100 Empire State Buildings and represents more than 15 pounds (6.8 kilograms) for every living person, according to the U.N. Environmental...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-22/dead-floppy-drive-kenya-re
Catching beauty of fireworks in a photo isn't easy

...augustachronicle.com of images from around the country.Many feature explosions of light cascading around landmarks ? the Empire State Building, the Washington Monument, the U.S. Capitol. Others feature city skylines or reflections in bodies of water...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-07-05/catching-beauty-fireworks-pho
Mathematicians might hold key to billion-dollar bracket

...of paper, the weight of the paper would be 184 trillion tons ? more than 500 million times the weight of the Empire State Building.To help whittle the odds, math professor Tim Chartier, of Davidson College, held a seminar. For $100...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-03-17/mathematicians-might-hold
World's Fair sites still a part of Queens

...with every street, park and bridge, on a scale of 1 to 1,200. The island of Manhattan is 70 feet long, the Empire State building 15 inches tall.Opening April 27 is an exhibit of posters that pop artist Andy Warhol did for the 1964 World's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-04-19/worlds-fair-sites-still-part-queens
Gunman kills 1, wounds 9 at Empire State Building

...shot a former coworker to death in front of the Empire State Building, causing a chaotic showdown with police Friday...fire on the 86th-floor observation deck of the Empire State Building, killing one tourist and wounding six others before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-08-24/gunman-kills-1-wounds-9-empi
Across Georgia

...Georgia will be handling arrangements for the man who, police say, shot and killed a former co-worker outside the Empire State Building last week.Jeffrey Johnson graduated from Gainesville High School in 1971. School officials say Johnson, as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-08-27/across-georgia
Microsoft launches Windows 8 with little fanfare in New York

...that has launched products with Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney and Jay Leno ? and has even paid to light up the Empire State Building in its signature colors ? Microsoft's unveiling of Windows 8 on Thursday was a subdued affair.Windows 8...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-10-25/microsoft-launches-windows
US Ryder Cup captain to be revealed on show

...the next U.S. captain during a Thursday segment of NBC's morning show, followed by a news conference in the Empire State Building.The next Ryder Cup will be in 2014 at Gleneagles, Scotland, and there has been recent support for Tom Watson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2012-12-11/us-ryder-cup-captain-be-reve
Underground workouts led to Chilean miner's invitation

...above it, Chilean miner Edison Pena visited the Empire State Building and scoped out the route he will run in the New...tired as he braved the chilly wind at the top of the Empire State building in a blue windbreaker. He cracked a smile only...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2010-11-06/underground-workouts
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