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Reds closer Aroldis Chapman 'lucky' to have only broken bone

...flat ground in a couple of weeks, Kremchek said.The doctor called Chapman "a very lucky guy."Kremchek said a metal plate will be inserted in the bone above Chapman's left eyebrow, with perhaps a bone graft as well, and will remain there...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-20/reds-closer-aroldis-chap
Overtime

...him out into the season.The Boston Herald reported on Sunday that Gronkowski has an infection in the area where a metal plate was installed to repair his left forearm. Doctors will have to wait for the infection to go away to replace the plate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-04-07/overtime
Many steps required to convert patrol cars

...housing, which can be activated with a flip of a switch next to the driver's right hand. The new siren mounts to a metal plate just behind the grille, which can be activated by the Charger's stock horn button.Only after being thoroughly washed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-09-02/many-steps-required-co
Bauer's fractured heel repaired in surgery

...interview. "We had no problems." The 2-hour surgery to repair Mr. Bauer's shattered heel involved 10 screws and a metal plate about 8 centimeters long, the surgeon said. The hardware likely will remain in Mr. Bauer's foot for his lifetime...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/10/met_84779.shtml
Metro
Dahlberg: Brain surgery behind him, Barrera fights on

...surely, there has to be outrage. Not in Texas, where Marco Antonio Barrera goes into the ring Saturday night with a metal plate in his head. There, doctors have given him a clean bill of health and their encouragement to go out and trade punches...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/12/oth_391075.shtml
Other sports
Some MOX violations reported

...failure to follow a requirement that substandard parts or materials be segregated from usable materials. On Aug. 26, a metal plate used in construction was not properly segregated and flagged, and on Oct. 20 was found installed on a concrete wall...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-03-08/mox-violations-reported
Latest News
It's time they sold me a new license plate

...decals that updated our vehicles every year.You can't say the state didn't get its money's worth from my old metal plate; it kept me legal for more than a decade, and how much could those little reflective decals each year have cost the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-05-20/its-time-they-sold-me-new-lic
Inspectors serve Savannah River Site facility 5 notices

...failure to follow a requirement that substandard parts or materials be segregated from usable materials. On Aug. 26, a metal plate used in construction was not properly segregated and flagged, and on Oct. 20 it was found installed on a concrete...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-03-08/inspectors-serve-savannah-riv
Metro | Savannah River Site
Derby champion basks in spotlight

...19-hour trailer ride from New Mexico, his trainer Chip Woolley doing the driving despite a broken right leg fused with a metal plate and 12 screws. This was not big news, though, not with top 3-year-olds such as I Want Revenge, Pioneerof the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/05/oth_526595.shtml
Other sports
Younger women are fighting osteoporosis

...stayed in bed all weekend. Ms. Grimm had broken her femur at the hip joint. The break required emergency surgery and a metal plate, bolt and two pins to piece the bone back together. Ms. Grimm was devastated. After all, she had competed in two...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/22/liv_429201.shtml
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