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Writer who created robots was born 97 years ago today

Sun, 01/08/2017 - 6:37pm
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You know, of course, that today would have been the birthday of Karel Capek, who introduced the word robot to the world. He was born Jan. 9, 1890, in what became the Czech Republic, and though his obituary has never crossed my desk, I assume he has passed on. Otherwise, he would be 127, which would make him, by far, the oldest person on Earth. Read more

Staff Writer Glynn Moore

WAY WE WERE: Dr. Tutt, a patented success story

Sun, 01/08/2017 - 6:37pm
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This is a pretty good photo of an Augusta original – Dr. William H. Tutt, sitting calmly with wife Harriet as Niagara Falls sprays up behind them. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby

Pardon Our Mess: Sign turned wrong way

Sun, 01/08/2017 - 6:37pm
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WHERE: On Thirteenth Street, near the intersection of Reynolds Street.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Murder of man in 1997 still unsolved

Sun, 01/08/2017 - 6:36pm
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For two days, Todd Gerald Winkler hadn’t returned phone calls to friends or family members. Read more

Staff Writer Doug Stutsman

Longtime school board member Marion Barnes expects big things for district in final term

Sun, 01/08/2017 - 6:35pm
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Marion Barnes didn’t think he’d last this long.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Aiken water main break closes part of Park Avenue

Sun, 01/08/2017 - 5:51pm
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An Aiken water main break has closed Park Avenue S.E between Kershaw Street and Sumter Street until further notice, the Public Works/Public Safety departments announced Sunday.

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