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Rants & Raves

TO THE WORKMEN who are fixing West Avenue in North Augusta: The sidewalks, the bricks, the road, it all looks so beautiful. You have done...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-12-09/rants-raves
News you can use

Today in regional history: SEPT. 30, 1980 Workmen took the roof off Butler High School, and Mother Nature this...rainwater leaked into the building. Coverings prepared by workmen did not keep out the water. Custodians worked all day Monday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/30/met_429943.shtml
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MCG Children's Medical Center ready for dedication

...After months of tromping past mud and dodging beams and workmen while Medical College of Georgia Children's Medical Center...superintendent Terry Cadwell over the buzzing and hammering of frantic workmen in the lobby below. "Doesn't it, now?" Dr. Kanto said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/30/met_227086.shtml
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Restoration for the ages

CAIRO, Egypt (AP) - The Egyptian workmen let out a groan as they hoist a limestone block, suspended...through the structure, weakening everything." Since 1988, workmen have been guided by photos from the 1850s and a color-coded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/04/10/ent_206602.shtml
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Line break causes loss of county's 911 service

Workmen digging holes to lay telephone lines cut through a fiber-optic cable in northwest Aiken County, knocking out 911 service across...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/20/met_256746.shtml
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A's get Lester, Gomes from Red Sox for Cespedes

...Without Lester and Lackey, Clay Buchholz heads a rotation that includes youngsters Rubby De La Rosa, Allen Webster and Brandon Workman.Felix Doubront began the season in the rotation but was ineffective and sent to the bullpen before being traded to the Chicago...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-31/get-lester-gomes-red-sox
Augusta news heard while stuck at home with the pets

I really must start getting out of the house more. I've been stuck inside with the animals while workmen bang around outside fixing things. The dogs put on quite a show the first morning the roofers showed up at 5 a.m. and started...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-07-30/augusta-news-heard-while-stuc
No cable makes for quiet night

...on a debt you don't even know if you owe. - Mark Twain Talk about roughing it. The cable went out Friday. We think some workmen did the honors, inadvertently slicing our home's connection with the outside world of chatty news shows, Ted Turner reruns...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/24/kir_314930.shtml
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News you can use

...whom the contract for the construction of an all-wood and steel grandstand was let by council Monday night, and his crew of workmen, together with the city engineer, staked off the grounds for the foundation of the huge project. Henry Fabian, groundskeeper...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/25/met_402260.shtml
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News you can use

...whom the contract for the construction of an all-wood and steel grandstand was let by council Monday night, and his crew of workmen, together with the city engineer, staked off the grounds for the foundation of the huge project. Henry Fabian, groundskeeper...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/25/met_366523.shtml
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