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Two wanted for robbery by force

Updated: 02/19/2009 - Richmond County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating Jody Carroll Jernigan and Lascotta Danielle Trim.

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SC DOT announces plans for $463M in stimulus plans

Posted: 02/19/2009 - The Transportation Commission rushed Thursday to commit a chunk of $463 million from the $787 billion federal stimulus plan intended for South Carolina road and bridge projects.

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Male giraffe calf born at Riverbanks Zoo

Updated: 03/02/2009 - The baby boy was born to Sharon and Charlie on Monday, February 9, 2009 at approximately 8:45am. By 10:30am, he was standing and shortly after he began to nurse.

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Several tornadoes confirmed in Wednesday night's storms

Photo of Wilkes County tornado damage by Katie Beasley.

Updated: 02/19/2009 - In Hancock County, about 60 miles west of Augusta, an EF-3 tornado killed one man when it ripped apart his mobile home. An EF-4 tornado touched down in Wilkes County, destroying about 15 buildings.

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12 treated after exposure at SC chemical plant

Posted: 02/19/2009 - Pelham-Batesville Fire Chief Phill Jolley says the employees at Aiken Chemical Co. in Greer were treated at hospitals Wednesday after complaining of nausea, headaches and vomiting.

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Morning Money Matters: New Tax Laws

Posted: 02/19/2009 - Tax time can be painful, but some new laws this time around could lessen the blow a little, and I want to make sure you know about them before you file.

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Public Safety Chief Lee Wetherington steps down

Posted: 02/18/2009 - He's fought fires and he's tracked down killers over a long career in law enforcement. Now after 36 years in the business, a long time public safety chief is calling it quits.

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Augusta Commission pushing tougher laws for clubs

Updated: 02/18/2009 - Enough is enough. The Augusta Commission wants to make it tougher to open new clubs in the city. The new rules are aimed at stopping trouble before it starts.

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Bill would help SC schools amid budget cuts

Posted: 02/18/2009 - South Carolina lawmakers have given key approval to a bill that would allow schools to increase class sizes and require teachers to take unpaid leave to absorb budget cuts.

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Ga. Senate passes salmonella bill

Posted: 02/18/2009 - The Georgia Senate unanimously passed a bill to toughen up the state's food safety laws in response to the deadly salmonella outbreak linked to a South Georgia peanut plant.

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5 injured when car hits school bus

Photo of a car and school bus collision.

Updated: 02/18/2009 - A school bus, with one child aboard, collided with a car near Joseph Lamar Elementary. The car ended up going partially under the bus near St. Ignatius of Antioch Melkite Church.

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