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Officials warn of steel cables over Savannah this summer

Boaters and fishermen using the Savannah River will encounter some unusual obstacles during June: steel cables suspended across the channel 3 to 6 feet above water level in seven locations. The cables are being used to support equipment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/30/met_209126.shtml
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Augusta officials seek location and value of cellphone towers

When people look up at one of the many cellphone towers around Augusta, they might see only a tall structure of steel, cables and wires.Alveno Ross sees a puzzle he intends to solve.Ross, the chief appraiser for Augusta-Richmond County...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-06-23/augusta-officials-seek-l
Volunteers help corps with Thurmond Lake projects

...volunteer ? Steve Smith, of Wisconsin ? the men drilled holes in the trunk of each tree and fastened them with steel cables to the 30-pound concrete weights."This is something we try to do in areas that are used by bank fishermen," said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-01-25/volunteers-help-corps-thurmon
Across Georgia

...was trapped in his car after it went over the railing in a parking deck and dangled seven floors above the ground. Steel cables on the side of the deck caught the car late Wednesday. But all four wheels appeared free of the parking deck in Buckhead...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/12/14/met_176604.shtml
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Biologists make shocking discovery

...expectantly with a long-handled net. On either side, dangling like outriggers, are poles that drag high-voltage steel cables across the water. It is fishing, but not in the traditional sense. "The electricity stuns them, just for a moment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/03/out_336519.shtml
Outdoors
GM recalling 4 million pickups because tailgates fall off

...hold the tailgates in place can corrode or fracture. Dealers will replace the galvanized, braided-steel cables with stainless steel cables for free. About 3.7 million of the vehicles are in the United States; 325,000 are in Canada; 93...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/19/bus_409225.shtml
Business
Shrimpers feel unwanted

...repeated problems. Those problems include extension cords run to power supplies at the Mary Ross Waterfront Park; heavy steel cables and boat parts illegally placed in a trash bin intended for household garbage; refuse dumped overboard; and out-of-state...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/11/met_337872.shtml
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Yosemite summit lures hikers

...symbol of Yosemite National Park. Climbing to Half Dome's summit is a 130-year-old tradition. The park maintains steel cables that enable intrepid hikers to climb the last 900 feet of the route over a 45-degree pitch of slick granite - a slope...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/18/liv_422500.shtml
Life & style
Specialty textile firms thrive

...high-tech ropes are selling tethers for space walks to NASA, making spokes for mountain-bike wheels and replacing steel cables used in the shipping industry. "The price of the high-tech ropes are higher, but you don't look at the price...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/03/17/bus_307852.shtml
Business
Specialized textiles thrive in slowdown

...make high-tech ropes are selling tethers for space walks to NASA, spokes for mountain-bike wheels and replacing steel cables used in the shipping industry. "The price of the high-tech ropes are higher, but you don't look at the price...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/03/19/met_308381.shtml
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