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Barrington Irving touts science, engineering careers at Morgan Road Middle School

...spread to a select group of 7th and 8th grade Morgan Road Middle School students Thursday, partnering with Mitsubishi Heavy Machinery to pique youth interest in science and engineering careers.Irving's presentation described his childhood and later...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-05-15/barrington-irving-touts-s
Nearly 2,000 leaks reported by Atlanta Gas Light, South Carolina Electric and Gas in 2012

...tightening loose fittings at meters, digging can cause mass damage and is typically classified as hazardous because of the heavy machinery and mechanized digging involved.For example, a bank, a restaurant and a car dealership were evacuated in August...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-26/nearly-2000-leaks-reported-at
Deputies train to catch drugged drivers

...whether the driver is under the influence. Lamkin said people often ignore the prescription warning to "not operate heavy machinery" and get behind the wheel anyway."Sometimes you can take the medicated dose your doctor gives you and it will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-06-30/deputies-train-catch-d
27 graves found at SC construction site

...take a couple of days to decide what should be done with the remains. The graves are spread out in two even rows. Heavy machinery, shovel and trowel work removed tons of dirt in an area previously sealed under an auditorium parking lot.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-02-15/27-graves-found-sc-constructi
US trade deficit hits $44.2 billion in August as exports fall to lowest level in 6 months

...Imports edged down a slight 0.1 percent to $225.5 billion. Purchases of foreign-made autos, aircraft and heavy machinery fell. The cost of oil imports rose sharply.A wider trade deficit acts as a drag on growth. It typically means...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-10-11/us-trade-deficit-hits-442-
Blows killed man found in concrete near Athens

...yard. But Winder investigators were suspicious of the story and obtained a search warrant to dig.Authorities used heavy machinery to excavate the site and found a plastic storage bin encased in concrete. After cutting away some of the concrete...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-10-10/blows-killed-man-found
Tiredness is one step from goofiness

...evening last week was a prime example of why life should come with a warning label that says "Do not drive or operate heavy machinery."It had been a long day, and I trudged into the kitchen to refill my water bottle. As I held the plastic bottle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2012-05-13/tiredness-one-st
Some of world's poorest nations offer Katrina aid

...aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. While some of these aid pledges were small compared with the millions of dollars and heavy machinery promised by Europe, they come from nations with far less to give and are symbolic recognition of the role U.S...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/07/hur_1121.shtml
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Biz bits

...climb in September WASHINGTON --- Orders to U.S. factories rebounded in September, helped by strength in autos, heavy machinery and military aircraft. The fifth increase in six months bolstered hopes that a revival in manufacturing will support...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/11/04/bus_554379.shtml
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Children enjoy getting close to large machines they've admired from afar

...at the annual Touch-A-Truck day at the H. Odell Weeks Activity Center on July 19. More than a dozen pieces of heavy machinery were on display at the event. "This is our sixth year, and we're real excited about that," said Alicia Davis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/27/aik_466940.shtml