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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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Bridgestone's Off-Road Radial Tire Plant is the second tire manufacturing plant Bridgestone has built in Aiken County.
Aiken then denied an attempt by Handy's attorney, Marianne Dugan, to amend the lawsuit.
Mr Aiken, whose family has been close to Brooks for years, said he believes the singer is very disappointed in him.
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.
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 missed 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.
Aiken announced he would seek the Democratic nomination for the 2nd Congressional District seat currently held by Republican Rep.
Aiken said he would run as a Democrat against two-term congresswoman Renee Ellmers because he believes she is voting against her constituents' interests in the House of Representatives.
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.
Aiken set a new tournament total record of 23- under 265 on way to a three- stroke win, pushing Gaganjeet Bhullar to the second position.
Aiken attends Cathedral Catholic, roughly 20 miles north of downtown San Diego; Jackson goes to nearby Rancho Bernardo High.