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12 OYS: Discount Automotive defends claims of unscrupulous practices

Updated: 02/16/2015 - A car dealership is defending claims it failed to provide permanent tags, months after a customer said he drove his car off the lot. Discount Automotive on Gordon Highway has an F rating with the Better Business Bureau after several similar complaints. Today, the general manager went on the record with our 12 On Your Side.

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12 OYS: Discount Auto gives run-around, no tags after 2 months, says man

Updated: 02/13/2015 - You probably know the feeling of buying a car, either new or used, and driving it off the lot. But one man said his car is sitting in the garage.- George Doolittle said the dealer has not given him a permanent tag months after paying his deposit. He wanted answers and called 12 On Your Side.

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12 OYS: How to get rid of an unwanted timeshare

Updated: 02/09/2015 - A vacation in a resort near Cancun, Mexico may sound like the perfect getaway. But two bad experiences trying to get rid of their tropical timeshare snowballed into a nightmare for a family.

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12 OYS: Good Samaritan returns wheelchair to disabled veteran

Updated: 02/06/2015 - A good samaritan is being called a "hero" after reuniting an elderly veteran with his wheelchair. News 12 On Your Side first introduced you to Betty Conroy and her husband Harry on Tuesday. The couple said the wheelchair fell off the back of their car.

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12 OYS: Disabled vet battling colon cancer loses wheelchair on highway

Updated: 02/03/2015 - A husband and wife said a good samaritan knows what happened to their missing motorized wheelchair, and the couple is asking for your help tracking him down. Harry and Betty Conroy noticed it was missing when they returned home from a doctor's appointment. It is the second setback for the elderly couple in the past 5 days.

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12 OYS: Doctor vanishes leaving medical records in limbo, says former patient

Updated: 01/28/2015 - He has been fighting for more than a year to get disability after an injury left him unable to work. Now a man said he is facing another setback. His disability case worker is trying to determine if he qualifies to receive benefits. But standing in the way is his doctor who has not released his medical records for a decision to be made.

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Tenant: Raw sewage leaking everywhere, "you can hear the squish, squash"

Updated: 01/23/2015 - A woman is accusing her property manager of failing to correct a plumbing problem that has now caused raw sewage to overflow in her apartment. The problem got so bad this week, Richmond County Code Enforcement inspectors ordered two apartments in the complex to be evacuated.

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12 OYS: Recent divorcee loses $5,000 in online dating and check scam

Updated: 01/21/2015 - It may not be a whole lot of money in waiting tables, but an Aiken County mother may have to work even harder to pay off a huge debt. She said she was scammed in an online dating site, after trusting someone who ended up faking her out with a fake check.

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12 OYS: Father loses job over speeding ticket paid 17 years ago

Updated: 01/20/2015 - An Aiken County man thought he paid the price for having a lead foot, that led him to get a speeding ticket nearly 20-years ago. Instead that old ticket cost him a job. We took to a road trip to smooth out this traffic ticket mix up.

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Report: 2nd grader brings .22 caliber bullets to class; on school bus

Updated: 01/16/2015 - If you are a parent, you do everything to keep your child safe. But an Augusta mother said she felt helpless, after she found bullets in her son''s backpack. She called Monte Sano Elementary School after finding about a dozen bullets in her 7 year-old's backpack. Now an investigation is underway into what happened.

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12 OYS: Teacher accused of telling students "God is not real", says father

Updated: 01/15/2015 - Kids hear all sorts of things at school. That is no surprise to any parent. But what did surprise a Richmond County father is what his daughter said she heard from a teacher. The dad said he complained to the school system for a month through e-mails and phone calls. Finally he called 12 On Your Side.

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12 OYS: Chemical left on school toilet bowl burns child's buttocks, says mom

Updated: 01/14/2015 - An Aiken County mother said her pre-k daughter is afraid to use the bathroom after burning part of her body on a school toilet. The school admits cleaning chemicals are to blame, and this is one of at least half a dozen cases reported in the last three days. News 12 started asking questions, and now changes are coming involving safety in facilities your child uses every day.

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12 OYS: Landlord with "habitual violations" accused by family of contributing to fire

Updated: 01/09/2015 - There is not much left of a Richmond County home. Fire and smoke damage destroyed a large part of it after the family inside tried to keep warm. The culprit? A space heater. But the family feels there is another culprit. That culprit they said is the landlord who rented them a home, knowing the heating system did not work. After complaining several times to the landlord, they turned to code enforcement and then 12 On Your Side. We uncovered a long history of complaints against the landlord.

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12 OYS: Grieving widow declared dead too, after social security error

Updated: 01/02/2015 - A simple mistake created big problems for a widow after her husband died. It turns out not only is he dead, but government documents show she has been declared dead too. But after 12 On Your Side started investigating, the woman will be getting her benefits back.

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