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AT&T boosts wireless service for Masters

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Updated: 04/07/2009 - Each year Augusta National draws thousands to Washington Road. You''ll enjoy an an added bonus this year. AT&T is boosting wireless service.

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British Open Champ tees off at new golf course

Teeing up at rebuilt Wrens golf course

Updated: 04/07/2009 - A golf course left to dry and torn up by a tornado in Wrens from 2008 is fixed up. Today, British Open Champ Tony Jacklin teed off from the first hole.

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Restaurants seeing fewer customers this Masters

Empty restaurant

Updated: 04/07/2009 - A lot of doom and gloom was being preached before the Masters this year about how the slow economy was really going to cut into the profits of area business. But are those predictions turning into reality?

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Free Masters parking cutting into pay-to-park profits

Grass parking lot with title "Parking for Patrons"

Updated: 04/07/2009 - Augusta National added more than 4,000 free parking spaces near the course this year. That makes more than 7,000 free spaces on the grounds. But what's good for patrons isn't so good for the business of others.

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No serious injuries after pickup flips on I-20

Posted: 04/07/2009 - State troopers were busy after a pickup driver overcorrected, hit a guardrail, and flipped the truck. It happened Tuesday morning on eastbound I-20 in Aiken County.

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Imperial Sugar warned 2 days before explosion

Posted: 04/07/2009 - A newspaper says a consultant warned Imperial Sugar about combustible dust hazards at its Georgia refinery just two days before a deadly explosion devastated the plant near Savannah.

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Authorities search Florence area for SC inmate

Posted: 04/07/2009 - Department of Corrections spokesman Josh Gelinas says 38-year-old Christopher Campbell was on a work assignment at a Florence restaurant Monday when he was confirmed missing. Gelinas says Tuesday's search is focusing on the Florence area.

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Morning Money Matters: Breakfast Bonus

Posted: 04/07/2009 - If you're in town for the Masters, no doubt you've spent a pretty penny to get here, so saving money probably sounds pretty good about now. Heck, saving money sounds good to everyone, so here's some news we all can use.

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Masters Monday pays off for local businesses

Patrons at a restaurant

Updated: 04/07/2009 - Day one of practice rounds down and Monday night, the party goes on as golf patrons hit restaurants and sports bars along Washington Road and that means big bucks for Augusta.

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Veteran positive for HIV after VA mistake

Updated: 04/07/2009 - Patient has tested positive for HIV since being treated with equipment that exposed thousands of patients to other patients' body fluids.

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Hundreds come out for Mayor's Masters Reception

Crowd at Mayor's Masters Reception

Posted: 04/06/2009 - The Mayor's Masters Reception in downtown Augusta has become a yearly tradition. For the first time, the reception is being held at Augusta Common, and 1200 people were expected to attend.

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Economy turns some from Red Carpet experience

Sign listing sponsors of the Red Carpet Tour

Posted: 04/06/2009 - News 12 was there as the city prepared to roll out the red carpet for executives from across the world. But the recession has many turning away from all the wining and dining.

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Augusta still pushing to buy Gardens

Posted: 04/06/2009 - Typically, the Mayor's Masters Reception is held at the Augusta Botanical Gardens. This year there's a much different scene.

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