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Interstate 20 lanes closed after accident

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Updated: 10/09/2009 - A stretch of I-20 Westbound was closed in Aiken County on Friday afternoon after a SUV struck a semi truck and overturned in the median.

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US President Barack Obama wins Nobel Peace Prize

Updated: 10/09/2009 - The Norwegian Nobel Committee says Obama is receiving the honor because of "his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples."

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UPDATE: Clerk stabs man during altercation at Need More Kuntry Store

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Updated: 10/09/2009 - Richmond County investigators tell News 12 a man is in the hospital after being badly stabbed during an altercation with a store clerk overnight. We're told it may have stemmed from a shoplifting, and not a robbery like first thought.

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DOE signs nearly $1B contract for SRS security

Updated: 10/09/2009 - The U.S. Department of Energy has signed a nearly $1 billion contract with an international private security company to continue safeguarding a former nuclear weapons complex in South Carolina.

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Retaliation claimed after MCG calls for layoff recommendations

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Updated: 10/09/2009 - News 12 has learned one of Augusta's largest employers is planning for layoffs. The Medical College of Georgia is talking exclusively to News 12 after we uncover documents calling for department heads to name positions to be cut.

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Highway Patrol tickets SC governor's driver

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Updated: 10/09/2009 - The South Carolina Highway Patrol officer who let Gov. Mark Sanford's driver leave a speeding traffic stop without a ticket this week has now given the man a traffic summons.

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Ga. flood shelter residents get reprieve

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Posted: 10/08/2009 - The American Red Cross has closed the last of its eight shelters opened last month for Georgia flood victims, but has placed about 30 people at a new shelter at a church.

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Internet scammers target Thomson residents

Updated: 10/09/2009 - Another get rich quick scam, this time in Thomson. The victims are all promised money -- all they have to do is cash a check. Hoping for a quick pay day, all the victims end up with is nothing.

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Man wanted for three burglaries

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Updated: 10/09/2009 - Richmond County investigators have identified a suspect wanted for three burglaries on Windsor Spring Road and Gordon Highway.

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Georgia unemployment claims rise from previous year

Updated: 10/08/2009 - The Georgia Department of Labor says first-time claims for state unemployment insurance benefits jumped by more than 17 percent in September from a year ago, but fell from the August figure.

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Morning Money Matters: Free Retirement Planning workshop

Posted: 10/08/2009 - It's hard enough to make ends meet, and in this economy, tucking cash away for retirement is getting more and more difficult. A lot of times, you need that cash now and not later, but here's the problem: If you don't pay now, your bank account could really pay later.

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