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Savannah River keeps rising, floods home

Updated: 07/11/2013 - On Wednesday, the Army Corps of Engineers upped the amount of water they are releasing for the third time this week, sending river levels up around 2 feet. For now, one family has put their furniture up on cinder blocks and are just crossing their fingers it doesn't get higher.

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Savannah River continues to rise as more water is released from the dam

Updated: 07/09/2013 - The Savannah River is overflowing into yards, the parking lot at the 5th street marina, even covering trails on the North Augusta Greenway. Monday the US Army Corp of Engineers began releasing even more water into the river to keep the lake from being too full.

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Local Boy Scout Troop must now find new home

Updated: 07/09/2013 - A recent rule change to the Boy Scouts of America is making some churches upset. The group is now allowing young gay boys to become members. A local church is dropping their sponsorship of a troop because their faith conflicts with the new changes. News12 talked to a couple of folks effected by the change. Boy scout troop 686 will soon have to find a new home because their host is against the new rule change, but as one church closes their doors another one says they will gladly open theirs.

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Rain turns streets in Riverwood Plantation into rivers

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Updated: 07/02/2013 - Showers created problems for neigbors in Evans. A quick and heavy downpour turned some streets in Riverwood Plantation into rivers. But even though cars couldn't get through, it didn't stop some kids from boogie boarding their way through the neighborhood.

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Vet's home catches fire possibly due to lighting

Updated: 06/25/2013 - A retired Army veteran almost lost his home Monday night, possibly due to a lightning strike. But as News 12 reports, this veteran says he's faced more loss than this.

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Bugs invading homes across CSRA

Updated: 06/20/2013 - The wet weather is gone, but the bugs aren't. In fact, more rain and warmer temperatures are the cause for many homes across the area to get invaded by bugs of all kinds.

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Coyote sightings up in local neighborhoods

Updated: 06/20/2013 - They've been in the area for years, but as the community continues to grow, more and more coyotes are showing up in residential areas.

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Heavy rain will cause mosquitoes to hatch over next week

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Updated: 06/13/2013 - Those downpours over the past week have created the perfect breeding grounds for mosquitoes, and over the next week, Richmond County Mosquito Control says we can expect to see and feel a lot more.

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Time to Care Winner: Alexis Hooper

Alexis Hooper (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 06/07/2013 - Our Time To Care Award winner for June is proof once again that it's not the size of the person that matters, it's the size of their heart.

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Local boy beats the odds, graduates high school

J.W. Taylor (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 06/07/2013 - A local high school student spent 70 days of his last semester in the hospital. He nearly died three times this year, but despite all of it, he kept up with his schoolwork. On Friday night, the North Augusta High School student will walk across the stage and graduate.

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Sinkhole opens up in Columbia Co. neighborhood

Updated: 06/07/2013 - A massive sinkhole opened up under Lakestone Court in the Barrington subdivision off Stevens Creek Road. Crews have closed the road to make repairs.

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Family mourns death of newlywed on same day as wedding

It was supposed to be one of the happiest days of their lives, but instead it turned into one of the most tragic after a newlywed couple got into an accident leaving their own reception. (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 06/04/2013 - It was supposed to be one of the happiest days of their lives, but instead, it turned into one of the most tragic after a newlywed couple got into an accident leaving their own reception.

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