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12 OYS: Woman claims online cellphone buyback made bogus offer

Updated: 11/11/2014 - Many of us use our iPhones for calls, e-mails and even games. But when it is time to upgrade, getting rid of your old phone and getting cash back sounds like a golden opportunity. However, a News 12 viewer said she feels like a victim of a bait and switch after trusting one online company.

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VA vows focus on customer service

Posted: 11/10/2014 - The department will hire a chief customer service officer and will create a single regional framework that will encompass all aspects of the agency, from health care to benefits, loan centers and even cemetery plots. The VA now has nine organizational maps and at least a dozen websites, many with their own user names and passwords.

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Veterans weigh in on political change after Barrow loss, Allen win

Updated: 11/05/2014 - Congressman John Barrow is looking for a new job following Tuesday night's election upset to Republican Rick Allen. Both took the day off to recover from months of campaigning as the rest of us consider what the outcome will really mean.

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Walmart looks to hire 95 for new Augusta store

Updated: 11/03/2014 - Walmart is hiring 95 employees for the new Augusta Neighborhood Market which will open this winter, the company said in a release. Full-time and part-time positions will be available, Walmart said.

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12 OYS: Former Augusta VA doctor claims gastrointestinal backlog cover-up

Updated: 11/03/2014 - A former primary care physician who worked at Augusta's embattled VA hospital is speaking out about this week's resignation of his former boss, VA Director Robert Hamilton. Dr. Raymond Kostromin was fired from the VA in 2013. The VA accused him of stealing. He said he was retaliated against for bringing problems to his superiors.

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12 OYS: Augusta VA director resigning; feds investigate ongoing issues at hospital

Updated: 11/03/2014 - We have new developments regarding medical care at Augusta's VA hospital. Veteran Kenneth Dixon is suing the Department of Veterans' Affairs. He said during a 2010 hip surgery, doctors left a sponge inside him. Dixon claims he complained to medical personnel for 2 years that his hip was not healing properly. He sought corrective surgery from a doctor outside the VA. Dixon's lawsuit falls on the same day as Charlie Norwood VA Director Robert Hamilton announced his resignation.

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12 OYS: Elderly woman scammed out of $2,000 by fake check scheme

Updated: 10/29/2014 - A senior thought she hit the jackpot after she thought she won a sweepstakes promising her thousands of dollars. Instead, the con artists cashed in on everything in her bank account. It often starts with an unsolicited letter in the mail claiming that you have won a sweepstakes, or some other prize.

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12 OYS: Granny packs heat for protection in poorly lit Richmond County neighborhood

Updated: 10/24/2014 - Some Richmond County homeowners are planning to take drastic measures to protect their families and property. They said sections of their subdivision have no safety lighting at night, making it a haven for criminals. Senior Mary Evans has made the decision to protect her property at all costs, even if it means packing heat.

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Publix recalls snack mix that had peanuts

Updated: 10/17/2014 - Peanuts can cause a serious allergic reaction in some individuals and should be listed on the packaging. Customers who bought the product can return it to a Publix store for a full refund.

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12 OYS: Expect traffic headaches as highway, road rehab projects continue

Updated: 10/17/2014 - Parts of Interstate 20 in McDuffie and Warren Counties will undergo reconstruction within the next 2 years. About 42 miles of roadway will be resurfaced as part of a $20 million dollar state funded project. But an even more expensive and ambitious plan is already underway that will revitalize hundreds of miles of roadways in the CSRA.

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12 OYS: IRS phone scammers use scare tactics to con victims

Updated: 10/08/2014 - A warning about a phone scam that could be targeting you. The would-be thieves call you up, pretend to be working for the IRS, and tell you, you owe back taxes. These con artists use scare tactics, and some victims said they are very convincing.

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12 OYS: Keeping Savannah River clean could come at a cost

Updated: 10/03/2014 - A swimming ban is in effect for parts of the Savannah River and it is being treated with herbicides. Just a few weeks ago the river was closed to swimmers over concerns of an oily substance. Now, an ambitious project is underway with some big implications for the river.

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