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OYS: Slaughtered Animals

Updated: 09/02/2015 - A community is on edge after a series of attacks have left dozens of farm animals dead. Now the Beech Island farmers are turning to News 12 for help.
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OYS: First 24 Hours After Flood

Posted: 08/31/2015 - In a matter of minute, Mary Brock's beautiful backyard transformed into a gigantic, gushing, guzzling mess. "It didn't seem like it was going to stop. It just kept getting higher and higher," she said.
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OYS: Family's home ransacked while on camping trip

Updated: 05/15/2015 - When is it OK to go inside someone's house and move stuff out? It's a question Tamela Wadford wants to know. She's starting from scratch after her home was ransacked while her family was on a camping trip.
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12 OYS: Ex-con contractor wanted on felony warrants, accused of striking again

Updated: 04/09/2015 - The Columbia County Sheriff's Office has filed new charges against an ex-con concrete contractor. Two felony warrants are out for Cornelius White. He is accused of taking thousands of dollars from three homeowners, and failing to complete the job. Now, a fourth family is claiming White did the same thing to them.
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12 OYS: Tired of annoying scam calls? There's an app for that

Updated: 03/27/2015 - We have all received them. Those phone calls from an unknown number telling you to fork out cash. One woman said she received 100 calls in the last week from scammers. But we are showing you how to stop the phone calls from coming.
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