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Richmond Co. school buses bringing kids late to and from school

Updated: 10/20/2009 - Students at Roy E. Rollins Elementary School who ride the bus to school have been late to and from school for the majority of the school year, according to their principal. The district's transportation is trying to put a stop to the problem.

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Officials: 250,000 teaching jobs aided by stimulus

Posted: 10/19/2009 - A White House report released Monday concludes that money from a $787 billion stimulus package has helped states fill budget gaps that would have cost teachers their jobs.

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Waynesboro Police reach out to children

Updated: 10/30/2009 - The Waynesboro Police Department had a play-date with kids and officers for the first time in the city's park. Children came out to meet officers and learn the officers are there to help when they need them.

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Best Friend Express stops Saturday service

Updated: 10/30/2009 - Aiken County's public transportation bus, the Best Friend Express no longer runs on Saturdays due to budget cuts. Cutting the service is expected to save them $26,500 a year, but leaves riders out of a way to get around on Saturdays.

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Pitbull stabbed to death after argument

Updated: 10/17/2009 - An Augusta man stabbed and killed his mother's pit bull after an argument over comments made to an elderly woman, according to a Richmond County incident report.

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Woman wanted for trying to run down officer

Updated: 10/18/2009 - Public safety officers in Aiken are looking for a woman they say tried to run down one of their own during a traffic stop on Saturday.

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Parents beware of H1N1 flu spread when Halloween costume shopping

Updated: 10/17/2009 - With the spread of H1N1 to children parents should beware of what their children should try on while Halloween costume shopping. Parents shouldn't worry so much about Halloween costumes themselves but should when trying on accessories such as masks, local doctors said.

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Augusta man recovers after first ever U.S. hand transplant

Jeff Kepner

Updated: 10/17/2009 - An Augusta man is serving as an inspiration for wounded warriors and all other amputees. He's the first person ever to get a double hand transplant in the United States. The transplant went so well, he definitely won't be the last to receive it.

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Give It 4ward welcomes back double hand transplant patient

Jeff Kepner

Posted: 10/16/2009 - The nation's first double hand transplant patient is back home in Augusta. One local woman, with the help of some big name businesses, greeted him with a real treat. It's all part of Candye Smith's plan to Give It 4ward.

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Help for children dealing with military deployments

military father and kids

Updated: 10/16/2009 - It's something many families across the country are dealing with: the deployment of a loved one to Iraq or Afghanistan.While the time apart is tough for marriages and friends, it's much tougher for children.

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