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Barnwell soldier killed in Iraq

Posted: 02/07/2007 - A soldier from Barnwell has died in a helicopter crash in Iraq. Chief Warrant Officer Jason Defrenn was supposed to come home next Friday to see the birth of his son. Now he's home for good, but it's not how his family had hoped.

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Teen shot in the foot while walking home

Posted: 02/07/2007 - A high school student is recovering after getting shot in the foot on the way home from a friend's house. A federal grant is helping the sheriff's office fight this kind of violence.

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Augusta commuters say buses overcrowded

Posted: 02/07/2007 - Some Augusta bus routes were cut last month because of budget worries. Now some passengers complain that's led to overcrowding. They say the buses are so packed sometimes that some people are sitting on the floor

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EMT killed in wreck on Highway 78

Posted: 02/07/2007 - 36-year-old Al Gunter died yesterday afternoon when his truck went off the road. He is the latest person to be killed on Aiken County's roads. These first couple of months have proven to be dangerous for some behind the wheel.

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Behind the Scenes: Wheel of Fortune in Charleston

Posted: 02/07/2007 - Seeing a game show over and over, you learn a lot about it. But it's not often you get to go behind the scenes. That's just what News 12 did when Wheel of Fortune came to South Carolina.

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Congressman Norwood comes home

Updated: 02/08/2007 - Congressman Charlie Norwood is back home in Augusta. News 12 was there when the congressman's plane landed. We also talked to one of Norwood's longtime friends about his decision to decline further treatment for lung cancer.

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Local Update - February 7, 2007

Posted: 02/07/2007 - Woman escapes rollover crash with minor injuries; former Aiken EMT trainer dies in crash; Glenn Hills High student charged with rape; answers expected in inmate's death; Hyde Park residents want proof of contamination.

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Only on 12: Burke County inmate showed no suicidal signs

Updated: 02/06/2007 - A Keysville man was found hanged in his cell in the Burke County Jail early yesterday morning. News 12 went into the Burke County Jail to find out why 54-year-old Ezumer Palmer was not on suicide watch.

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On Your Side: Taxidermy Trouble

Updated: 02/06/2007 - Customers say a popular taxidermist has vanished...and with him, their money and prize animals. The business burned down in October, but customers say the owner hasn't let them know what happened.

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1 killed in Aiken County single car accident

Updated: 02/06/2007 - An Aiken man has been confirmed dead in a single vehicle accident on Highway 78 near Fire Tower Road in Aiken County, 8 miles east of Aiken. It happened at 2:15 this afternoon.

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Elderly woman dies in house fire

Updated: 02/06/2007 - A Columbia County woman died in a fire that destroyed her home early this morning. It happened so fast there was nothing the family could do. Firefighters say the house had no working smoke detectors.

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Glenn Hills High student charged in Goody's rape

Updated: 02/07/2007 - The Goody's store off Deans Bridge Road is back open this afternoon. The store closed after a rape yesterday, and police say they think a teenager did the crime. Investigators arrested 17-year-old Michael Whitmore this morning.

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Special Assignment: The Lure of Meth

Posted: 02/06/2007 - Narcotics agents say a dangerous drug is becoming more popular where you live. News 12's Stephanie Baker talked to people who know firsthand how the lure of meth can destroy lives.

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Woman raped in department store bathroom

Posted: 02/06/2007 - A woman says she was held at gunpoint and raped in the bathroom of a popular clothing store in the middle of the day. The surveillance cameras may have captured some important clues.

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Local Update - February 6, 2007

Posted: 02/06/2007 - Man arrested for raping woman in department store; Aiken County teen dies in crash; Williams pushes to jazz up Brown statue; Aiken County Council holds smoking ban public hearing.

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On Your Side: Rapid Refund Warning

Updated: 02/06/2007 - You've all seen the signs: use your W-2 as a down payment for a new car or get your tax return refund immediately. They all sound great--but as usual, there is more to the story than those signs are telling you.

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Burke County inmate found hanged

Updated: 02/06/2007 - Ezumer Palmer was arrested Thursday after more than four pounds of cocaine, guns, and cash were found at his home in Keysville. According to reports, he took his own life while being held at the Burke County Jail.

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Rape reported at department store

Updated: 02/06/2007 - The Goody's store on Deans Bridge Road was closed down Monday afternoon while deputies investigated a reported rape there. The victim says a man with a gun was there when she went into the bathroom.

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Pizza delivery ramps up during Super Bowl

Posted: 02/05/2007 - Pizza delivery places all over the country were fielding orders right up until the last touchdown. Some companies estimate that their delivery drivers traveled 4 million miles today.

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StormFEST 2007

Updated: 02/05/2007 - 150 people joined StormTeam 12 meteorologist Adam Clark at Fort Discovery on Saturday for StormFEST 2007. Over 100 people became certified storm spotters, trained on how to spot weather warning signs.

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Only on 12: Man shot in head by best friend

Updated: 02/05/2007 - It was a gruesome scene inside a Blythe mobile home Friday night. Wilbert Fuller was shot...and authorities say his best friend pulled the trigger. Investigators arrested Fuller's friend and neighbor Henry Williams.

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Sixth grader dies after complaining of headache

Updated: 02/05/2007 - There are still lots of questions following the death of a Langford Middle School student. 12-year-old Cyan Scoggins of Augusta died Thursday morning, but no one knows how.

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