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Public Defender Investigator Arrested

Updated: 01/23/2006 - The chief legal investigator for the Aiken County Public Defender’s Office is out of jail tonight. He was arrested Friday for attempting to give drugs to jail inmates. News 12 has the details.

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Tax Day Draws Near

Updated: 01/23/2006 - It's tax season, complicated forms can lead to errors. That means you could lose money. News 12 is on your side with where to find help so your money stays where it belongs.

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Residents Upset About Loitering Citations

Posted: 01/23/2006 - Some people in Blackville, South Carolina are upset that police are handing out $300 citations for loitering. Residents say they feel they are being harassed. News 12 spoke with the Blackville Chief of Police for answers.

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Legislation Would Let Some Legally Run Red Lights

Updated: 01/20/2006 - A red light means stop, but it could soon mean pause. A bill in the South Carolina Senate would allow drivers to go through a red light legally if they’re riding a motorcycle. But as News 12 reports, bikers in Aiken don’t think this is such a good idea.

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Armed Robbery Suspect on the Loose

Updated: 01/20/2006 - Columbia County deputies search tonight for an armed robber. A man used a handgun to take money from a Japanese restaurant on Washington Road near Bobby Jones Expressway.

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Construction Delays on Savannah River Parkway

Updated: 01/20/2006 - In our area, the goal for the Savannah River Parkway is to make Highway 25 four lanes from south Richmond County to County Road 16 in Jenkins County. News 12 is on your side with an update on the project.

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Wife Run Over and Killed

Updated: 01/20/2006 - A couple from Prosperity, South Carolina traveled to Monetta this morning. The wife was standing in the door directing her husband as he drove. He accidentally hit the accelerator instead of the brakes, killing her. No charges will be filed.

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North Augusta Comes Together in Wake of Tragedies

Updated: 01/20/2006 - The deaths have shocked the small community of North Augusta and perhaps the pain is too great for some to handle on their own. As News 12 reports, their spirits are being lifted by family, friends and even strangers.

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Troops Back from Iraq

Updated: 01/19/2006 - Hundreds of soldiers flood back home Thursday from the Middle East. Men and women were reunited with family and friends at Fort Gordon today. It’s been one year since the soldiers have seen their loved ones.

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Book Commemorates North Augusta's Centennial

Updated: 01/19/2006 - North Augusta is celebrating its 100th birthday this year. And as part of the fanfare, there’s a new book about they city’s history. News 12 introduces you to the local author and her writing.

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Futurity Draws Cattle Cutting

Updated: 01/19/2006 - The largest cattle cutting event east of the Mississippi kicks off today. It’s the 27th Annual Augusta Futurity. News 12 learns the ways of the west at the Augusta Civic Center.

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New Outlet for Education in Columbia County

Updated: 01/19/2006 - In just a few weeks some of you in Columbia County will have to temporarily pick another library. Gibbs Memorial will close its doors to become a part of a new state of the art facility. News 12 is on your side with a preview of the new outlet for education.

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Link Between Robberies in Richmond and Aiken Co.

Posted: 01/19/2006 - You could call them a modern day Bonnie and Clyde. Investigators say the couple is responsible for several armed robberies on both sides of the river. But what may surprise you is who investigators say did the actual hold-up.

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Man Wanted For Murder Leads Police on High Speed Chase

Updated: 01/19/2006 - 18-year-old Joshua Hazelton, a suspected killer, is now accused of wreckless driving and injuring a police officer. It spanned four counties. McDuffie County as well as state officials were led on a very long and dangerous pursuit.

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New Augusta Tech Campus Closer to Completion

Updated: 01/19/2006 - Augusta Technical College is one step closer to breaking ground in Columbia County. The school just received more money for a new campus. News 12 is on your side with what the money is for and how it will help hundreds of students get an education.

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Mayor Looking to Solve Commission Chamber Overcrowding

Updated: 01/18/2006 - Every other Tuesday, people are filling Augusta commission chambers to capacity with dozens standing in the aisles and in the hallway. Now, the fire marshal says that has to stop. News 12 is on your side to explain how the city plans to solve the overcrowding problem.

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Experts Say Tree Falling Could Have Been Prevented

Updated: 01/18/2006 - The tree that fell on the SUV was a large oak tree. The 75-year-old tree had a trunk that was at least four feet wide. As News 12 reports, tree experts say this accident possibly could have been prevented.

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Rice Denies All Sex Charges

Updated: 06/21/2006 - Only on 12…Former Greenbrier High School student-athlete Reggie Rice denied all sex charges in court Wednesday morning. News 12 has more on the latest legal move in the case involving former Greenbrier student-athlete Reggie Rice.

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Tree Accident Victims Leave Behind Two Children

Updated: 01/18/2006 - On Wednesday the families of the two people killed when a tree hit their car spent the day making funeral arrangements and figuring out what to do next. News 12 spoke with Rhonda West’s parents, who now have her two children to take care of.

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Gov. Perdue Touts Education in Augusta

Updated: 01/18/2006 - Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue makes a stop in the Garden City to get out his legislative agenda. But the governor’s stepping into a heated political climate, with the Augusta commission divided on many issues. News 12 has more on the visit.

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Car Chase Ends in Thomson

Updated: 01/18/2006 - It all started in Morgan County Wednesday morning at about 7:30. At an exit off I-20, Joshua Hazelton fired several shots at a tractor-trailer. He wasted no time, jumped in his car and headed toward Columbia County.

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Crash Highlights Age Restrictions for Teen Drivers

Updated: 01/17/2006 - Sunday night’s fatal crash is highlighting the importance of those driving restrictions on young drivers. The 15-year-old driver needed someone at least 21 in the passenger seat, but the passenger was just 18. News 12 has more on the rules of the road.

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Parents Decide When Kids Start School

Updated: 01/17/2006 - Parents will get to decide when their kids go back to school. Columbia County will send out surveys after getting a number of complaints about this year's early start date of August 3rd. But some educators think a later date could mean lower scores.

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Healing in North Augusta After Much Tragedy

Updated: 01/17/2006 - Tuesday was the first day back to school at North Augusta High School since Sunday’s death of two of their students. This makes three North Augusta High School students who’ve died in wrecks since September. So Tuesday was a day of healing at the school.

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No Link Between Hurricane Evaucees and Local Crime

Updated: 01/17/2006 - Nearly every state was impacted when they took on thousands of New Orleans evacuees after Hurricane Katrina and now some cities are reporting an increase in crime after opening up their city. But local law enforcement says we haven’t seen those problems.

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