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Jailhouse brawl lands three officers in hospital; inmates on lockdown

Updated: 02/06/2010 - Thirty-one Richmond County inmates are on lockdown after a fight broke out at the jail Friday evening, landing three sheriff's deputies in the hospital. The fight broke out after deputies tried to break up the group of inmates who were gambling.

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Underprivileged kids get free access to dental care

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Posted: 02/05/2010 - 65 students from Augusta's Rollins Elementary got free dental care from the MCG Dental School. It was part of Give Kids A Smile Day, also happening at about 2,000 locations across the country.

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New MCG Cancer Center offers hope and healing

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Updated: 02/05/2010 - The new MCG Cancer Center is officially open. The ribbon was cut Friday on the $31 million treatment facility, which is expected to revolutionize cancer treatment in Augusta by providing many different services in one building.

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Guilty plea in 2008 hit and run

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Posted: 02/05/2010 - In October of 2008, Wendy Williams was struck and killed on Gordon Highway near Wylds Road. The driver of the vehicle left the scene.

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'Holiday House' completed in Harrisburg

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Updated: 02/05/2010 - A public/private partnership has placed a single mother of three in a newly renovated house in Harrisburg. The new home came with a catch, though.

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Perdue proposes creating mortgage fraud unit

Updated: 02/05/2010 - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation could soon get the power to investigate allegations of mortgage fraud under a new proposal being pitched by Gov. Sonny Perdue.

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Ga. governor proposes appointing officers

Posted: 02/05/2010 - Gov. Sonny Perdue is proposing that four state constitutional officers now elected by the public should instead be appointed by the governor.

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Memoir by SC's Jenny Sanford in book stores

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Posted: 02/05/2010 - "Staying True," which tells the story of Sanford's marriage to Gov. Mark Sanford and the trying events of the past year, was originally scheduled for publication in May.

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3 arrested for armed robbery after traffic stop

Exzavian Myers, Hampton Bradley, and Stewart Bibbs mug shots

Updated: 02/05/2010 - North Augusta Public Safety Officers have arrested three people after a traffic stop Thursday afternoon. We're told an officer stopped a car at Jackson and West Avenue after the driver failed to stop at the stop sign.

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Gov. Sanford seeks stimulus funds for schools

Posted: 02/05/2010 - Gov. Mark Sanford wants $300 million in federal stimulus money for South Carolina, less than a year after fighting against accepting more than $700 million.

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Residents say crime on Greene Street soaring

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Updated: 02/05/2010 - A shooting and violent drug deals are recent signs of a growing problem on Augusta's Greene St., according to some of the people who live there.

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Parking meters out, more enforcement in for downtown

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Parking meters for downtown Augusta are no longer being considered, but stronger enforcement of current parking limits is now in the works, the Downtown Development Authority said Thursday.

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Special Assignment: Forgotten Formula?

Special Assignment: Forgotten Formula?

Updated: 02/05/2010 - When you buy something at the grocery store, you trust that it's safe. You trust the store and the laws that regulate it. But, a News 12 investigation shows some things are slipping through the cracks, and it could be harming the youngest member of your family.

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Man arrested for YMCA car break-ins

Updated: 02/04/2010 - Richmond County Investigators have arrested Corey Dontrell Jones for breaking into cars at the Family YMCA on Wheeler Road.

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