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Ga. lawmakers want to redraw border for some of Tennessee's water

Lawmakers in drought-ridden Georgia hope to correct a 1818 surveyor's error and alleviate their state's thirst for water.

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Frozen Remains Found In Field Not Peterson, Stebic

A land surveyor calls Chicago police to tell them he just found the frozen remains of a "badly decomposed" female.

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Little parking lot holds big surprise

A town official orders a survey to widen sidewalks in front of a town parking lot and gets an unpleasant surprise.

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Appeals court reverses Vollor, blocks path of county surveyor

A county in Mississippi sends land surveyors to inspect for violation of county development ordinances. The two land owners fight back in court -- and win.

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Filing snag keeps residents from popular beach

When new landowners--an American couple from New York-- post "No Trespassing" signs along the trail that leads down to a popular Canadian beach, a surveyor is called in to set the record straight.

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Driver who hit surveyors was drunk

Witnesses report that the drunken woman was driving at speeds up to 100 mph when she lost control and rammed into a surveying crew on the side of the road.

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Searching for Perfection: White- and blue-collar workers perform under greater pressures than Patriots

The New England Patriots get the glory for a perfect record, but it's the perfectionism of working professionals like surveyors that really matters.

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Skeletal remains found

A land surveyor working in a Texas desert discovers skeletal remains. The sheriff's office turns the bones, which appear to be human, over to the medical examiner for confirmation.
 

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Maps don't match; county attorney wants help sorting out section lines

When Red Willow County, Nebraska, landowners contest their taxed acreage, county officials discover that a series of land surveys, which have been used to apportion taxes, do not match. Now officials must decide what to do.

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Black landowner's 1919 acquittal in white man's killing shed a 'different light' on the South

A boundary dispute between two wealthy farmers turns deadly when a surveyor is called in to resolve the issue.

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More than 3,500 attendees from more than 70 countries attended HxGN Live, the annual Hexagon AB user conference, at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on June 3-6. About 450 keynotes and panel discussions were held, and several companies from around the world exhibited their geospatial products. Here are a few snapshots from the event.

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In this January 2015 issue of POB, we take a look at integrated technologies that provide real-time 3D measurements of a Brisbane construction site.

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With the unmanned aerial system (UAS) presence growing in surveying, you will in 2015:
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