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Limited Library services on Thursday, December 14 due to necessary hardware and software updates. Details

The Republic Branch Library is closed for shelving renovations through Monday, Dec. 11. The branch will reopen Tuesday, Dec. 12.
Drive-up service continues during the renovations, Monday-Saturday from 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

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Automotive

Automotive X Prize

The Progressive Insurance Automotive X Prize is a global competition that awarded $10,000,000 in prizes to the first teams to build cars that get at least 100 MPGe (Miles per Gallon or gasoline equivalent energy) in real world driving and are safe, affordable, and desirable.

The winners:

 

 

 

The vehicles were entered in one of two classes:

The competition started with 136 vehicles from 111 teams -- visit Team-Central to see pictures, team information, and the competition Standings.  The on-track testing of the Finals Stage was completed on July 27, and there were nine vehicles left to pass the Validation Stage before prizes were awarded in September 2010. 

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