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South Carolina girl's GoFundMe account breaks record

Updated: 06/04/2014 - A gene therapy trial scheduled for late 2014 is the family's only hope to make sure irreversible brain damage and the ability to speak isn't lost forever, the GoFundMe website said.

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SC legislators pass bill banning powdered alcohol

Updated: 06/04/2014 - The House agreed Tuesday to a Senate move that tacked the ban onto a bill about business alcohol licenses. The vote sends the amended measure to Gov. Nikki Haley's desk.

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Shinseki had support of many vet groups until end

Posted: 05/30/2014 - He's one of them -- a disabled veteran who lost part of his right foot to a mine in Vietnam, a soldier who riled superiors by telling Congress the U.S. needed more troops in Iraq than Washington wanted.

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GRU: Medical marijuana treatments months from starting

Updated: 04/28/2014 - A South Carolina mother is hoping lawmakers follow Georgia's lead when it comes to medical marijuana. This month, Governor Nathan Deal, set the plans for clinical trials in Georgia for kids with epilepsy. Deal picked GRU to lead study that could be the answer to prayers for parents on both sides of the river. The doctor in charge of the study tells News 12 they are only a few months away from treatment and the study will be open to any patient who meets requirements.

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Man learning to walk, eat again after case of the flu

Posted: 04/07/2014 - An Augusta man is glad to be alive after a serious case of the flu almost killed him. Chris Corbett spent months in the hospital during one of the most severe flu seasons we've seen in years. Now he's having to re-learn basic functions like eating and walking. News 12's Christie Ethridge sat down with him as he talks about his struggle to get back to normal life, and how he's just happy to be alive.

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To fix turnover, should Aiken Co. Council pay EMS workers more?

Updated: 02/06/2014 - It's a matter of life and death. Are there enough ambulances on the road in Aiken County? Aiken County Council is expected to address EMS issues tomorrow at its annual retreat. As News 12's Chad Mills reports, money talks.

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CVS plans to stop selling tobacco products

Updated: 02/05/2014 - CVS, the nation's second-largest drugstore chain, is kicking the habit of selling tobacco products as it continues to shift its focus toward being more of a health care provider.

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Camera the size of a pill to screen for colon cancer

Updated: 02/03/2014 - Given Imaging Ltd. says it has won U.S. approval for an ingestible pill camera that can help doctors screen the large intestine for polyps and other early signs of colon cancer.

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Staffing still an issue as new EMS substation prepares for opening

Updated: 01/24/2014 - It could mean the difference between life or death for some people. Aiken County will cut the ribbon on a new EMS substation this Sunday. Station 10 will serve the Monetta area, but does the county have enough manpower to run it? News 12's Chad Mills finds out.

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