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Aiken,

city (1990 pop. 19,872), seat of Aiken co., W S.C.; inc. 1835. A resort and polo center and a training area for Thoroughbreds, Aiken has apparel, printing and publishing, drug, and chemical industries. Agricultural products include poultry, livestock, grain, peanuts, cotton, and peaches. Kaolin mines are nearby. A branch of the Univ. of South Carolina is in the city. Nearby is the U.S. Department of Energy's Savannah River Plant, which long manufactured nuclear weapons and is now the site of a controversial plant processing nuclear wastes.

Aiken

 

a city in the southeastern USA, in the state of South Carolina; a suburb of Augusta, Georgia. The Savannah River Atomic Energy Plant is located near Aiken.

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Aiken currently serves on the board of directors of Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc.
THRILLED Ms Aiken was unavailable for comment but is understood to be thrilled at the news as she has been developing and researching the area of cyber-psychology for the past 10 years.
Aiken also sentenced Leodis Robert Roach, 31, to 14 years and four months in prison for robbing a Eugene bank in 2011 and being a felon in possession of a firearm.
According to Sport 24, Aiken, who was four strokes off the pace entering the final round, said that he was thrilled to finally win a European
Fisher narrowly failed with a birdie putt on the 18th to win in regulation, but then missed the green when the players returned to the same hole for the play-off and was facing a 15ft par attempt before Aiken made sure of victory by holing from 35ft.
East London is a fantastic golf club, it's an old club and it just shows a course doesn't need to be long for it to play interestingly," Aiken added.
Aiken, with his wife Kate caddie for the week, had carded a closing 67 while Fisher returned a 69 in pursuit of his second European Tour title.
Aiken had finished fifth in his last two events in Qatar and Johannesburg, adding: "I got sick on Wednesday last week and it got progressively worse, I just didn't have much energy on Sunday.
Aiken announced he would seek the Democratic nomination for the 2nd Congressional District seat currently held by Republican Rep.
Bridesmaids were Elizabeth McBee Aiken, sister of the groom, Katherine Virginia Burke, Rebecca Marie Aaron, Katherine Ann Belk Martha Frances Dalton, Lora Elizabeth Gallagher, Anna Terrell Wilson, Betsy Melissa Jones, Laura Elizabeth McDade, Hannah Marie Neely, and Kelly Lynn William.
Epsompoint ert o Aiken John Gosden, who runs Aiken, won this race in 2009 with Duncan, wholastyearwonthe Yorkshire Cup and also dead-heatedwithJukeboxJuryinthe IrishSt Leger.
The Aiken Plant mainly manufactures PSR and LTR tires for the North American market.