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Man robbed outside skate park

...robbing a man by force" Wednesday outside a local business.Approximately 10:29 p.m., deputies arrived at Vice Versa Skate Park on the 1800 block of Killingsworth Road, where a 20-year-old victim said he was robbed after a physical altercation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-14/man-robbed-outside-ska
Americans getting used to clap skates

...squad's newfangled clap skates. Cruikshank finally...struggled learning how to skate on these new clap skates. I made a couple of...spend six hours on my skates, train at night...trying to master the clap skate is Casey FitzRandolph...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/29/oth_219789.shtml
Other sports
Sport skates into area

...little hope of lacing up skates and learning ice sports...asked my mom, `Can I skate?"' said 10-year-old...is $90 or $106 with skate rental. For more information...5 or younger: $3. Skate rental: regular skates, $2; hockey skates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/11/app_294934.shtml
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Panthers select defenseman Aaron Ekblad with first pick in NHL Draft

...to have selected Aaron with the No. 1 pick," Tallon said. "He is a strong, smart and physically mature defenseman who skates well and can play at both ends of the ice."Ekblad was the OHL's most outstanding defenseman last season, ranking first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2014-06-27/panthers-select-defenseman
LeBron James opts out of contract with Miami Heat

...men's national team jersey bearing James' name and No. 6.Even hockey got into the act."You know, you'd be 6-10 on skates," someone posted to the Carolina Hurricanes' Twitter account, in a message to James.For now, all that seems certain is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-06-24/lebron-james-opts-out-contrac
City Ink: Augusta Commission takes easy way out with tax increase

...bus service?" The buses don't go into south Augusta anyway. Go all the way or don't go.Or, "Why do we let industry skate on their energy sales tax and make up the loss by increasing taxes on everybody else who owns property in Richmond Coun ty...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-08-02/augusta-commiss
Augusta Ice Sports Center closing Aug. 24

...she said."People, if they have kids, would maybe like the option of them to go skating or learn hockey or learn to figure skate, something other than soccer or T-ball," Swain said. "For our community to even lose those options I think is just so...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-07-25/augusta-ice
Skating event touts smoking ban

With skates strapped to their feet, patrons of Skate land of Augusta whizzed past speakers blaring live music Sun...rink backward while other patrons who hadn't laced up their skates yet stopped by BreathEasy Augusta's display in the food...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-27/skating-event-touts-smoking-b
'Rollergirls': wrestling on roller skates

...professional wrestling on roller skates. The whole shebang debuts...teams following in the skate marks of old school roller...of roller derby queens skates that thin line between...waging war on roller skates. "Rollergirls" just...learns she shouldn't skate braless. Its follow-up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/01/tel_38562.shtml
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Ice show skates into Augusta

...offered inspiration. Mr. Zeit's young daughter Stephanie skates locally at the Augusta IceForum and will compete in Nashville...still spinning after all these years. "I just think she skates good," Stephanie said quietly. The crowd seemed to agree...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/10/met_282101.shtml
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