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Live wires fall on school bus

Posted: 01/07/2009 - Authorities say live electrical wires fell across a DeKalb County school bus with about 30 elementary school children aboard, but no injuries are reported.

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Ex-sheriff pleads guilty to federal fraud charge

Posted: 01/07/2009 - Former Telfair County Sheriff Jim Williamson has pleaded guilty to federal fraud charges but denied accepting a bribe from a prison inmate or pocketing $5,000 from a traffic stop.

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Passenger held in alleged threat on LA-bound plane

Posted: 01/07/2009 - Delta Air Lines Flight 110 from Atlanta was on approach to Los Angeles International Airport when the man allegedly stated that he had a bomb, said FBI spokeswoman Laura Eimiller, who noted that the exact sequence of events was being developed.

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SC governor moves up State of the State

Posted: 01/07/2009 - South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford is moving his state of the state speech up a week and out of the shadow of President-elect Barack Obama's inauguration.

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3rd SC trooper facing federal civil rights charge

Posted: 01/07/2009 - A South Carolina state trooper is facing a federal charge after being caught on video using his patrol car to try to run down a suspect in an apartment complex.

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Live wires fall on school bus

Posted: 01/07/2009 - Authorities say live electrical wires fell across a DeKalb County school bus with about 30 elementary school children aboard, but no injuries are reported.

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House Dems to vote on Obama-favored health plan

Posted: 01/07/2009 - House Democrats plan to give President-elect Barack Obama an early victory on health care with a vote next week on legislation to expand a children's health insurance program.

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Ga. asks for class-size waivers for all districts

Posted: 01/07/2009 - Cox sent a letter to the state Board of Education on Wednesday requesting that the state increase the maximum number of students allowed in classes for the 2009-10 school year.

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Thousands lose power in NC, SC amid wind and rain

Posted: 01/07/2009 - Thousands of people have lost power across the Carolinas as a cold front sweeps the region with wind and rain, and a landslide has destroyed a home in the mountains.

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Stafford and Moreno Going To NFL

Updated: 01/07/2009 - Quarterback Matthew Stafford and tailback Knowshon Moreno have decided to go pro and give up their final years of college ball.

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Rain Helps Lake Lanier Rise about 1 Inch Per Hour

Posted: 01/07/2009 - Service hydrologist Kent Frantz says the lake began rising by about 1 inch an hour and had gone up about one foot by Tuesday afternoon to a reading of 1054.3. It's still well below its normal winter pool of 1,070 feet.

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Burris to Meet with Reid Today

Posted: 01/07/2009 - The man appointed to President-elect Barack Obama's Senate seat marched to the Capitol yesterday but was turned away. The secretary of the Senate said Burris' credentials were lacking.

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7-year sentence for arranging sex with child

Posted: 01/06/2009 - An Illinois man has been sentenced to seven years and eight months in federal prison for traveling to Georgia to have sex with what he thought was an 11-year-old he met on the Internet.

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Veteran, rookie join Columbia County Commission

Updated: 01/06/2009 - In Columbia County there are two new Commissioners. One a veteran, the other a rookie. News 12 shows you what they're planning for the next four years.

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Vick Revises Bankruptcy Plan on Hopeful NFL Return

Posted: 01/06/2009 - The plan was filed Monday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Virginia. A committee representing Vick's creditors endorsed the plan and wants creditors to vote to confirm it.

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Graham Begins Second Term in US Senate

Posted: 01/06/2009 - U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham takes the oath of office in Washington for a second term representing South Carolina. Graham begins his new term on Tuesday at noon.

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GOP Lawmaker: Hike Tobacco Tax

Posted: 01/06/2009 - State Rep. Ron Stephens, of Savannah, will appear at a news conference Tuesday with advocates who support the increase. The call for the tobacco tax hike comes as the state wrestles with a budget shortfall expected to top $2 billion for the current fiscal year.

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Obama Stimulus Plan Boosts Business Tax Refunds

Posted: 01/06/2009 - A U.S. Chamber of Commerce official says this idea is "at the top of the list from businesses' viewpoint." It could also increase pressure on Republicans to support Obama's massive stimulus package.

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Franken on top in Minn. recount, but lawsuit looms

Posted: 01/05/2009 - A Minnesota board has certified results showing Democrat Al Franken winning the state's U.S. Senate recount over Republican Norm Coleman, but a legal challenge probably will keep the race in limbo.

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Ex-trooper who kicked man enters plea

Posted: 01/05/2009 - A former South Carolina trooper seen on video kicking a suspect in the head has pleaded guilty to a federal civil rights charge.

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