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UPDATE: Fired deputy will not get his job back

Updated: 10/14/2013 - "I ran over to the juvenile and as he was turned over on his stomach, I ran over and did a straight arm strike to the back of the individuals head," said Brian Mcduffie.

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TV show contract made public with RCSO

Updated: 10/09/2013 - Augusta Commissioners tell us this is not their first time filming here. Since they'll be here for eight weeks and we're on your side with what to do if you see deputies and cameras.

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After weeks pass, county removes yellow jackets from EMS station

Updated: 10/07/2013 - News 12 continues to investigate problems with Aiken County EMS. This time around, multiple employees are complaining about what they say is an OSHA violation. It's all because a nest of yellow jackets has bombarded an EMS substation.

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A top Augusta city government job could be up for grabs

Updated: 10/07/2013 - "In these jobs, you are a target. You have 200,000 people to satisfy and that number is dwindled down to 10 commissioners that makes hard decisions," said City Administrator Fred Russell.

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How the federal shutdown is affecting local governments

Updated: 10/24/2013 - All non-essential federal employees are being furloughed and those showing up to work are still not being paid. Local leaders say a short-term shut down will not affect state and local governments as much.

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Loan request, Motorola's pitch on the docket for commissioners

Commission seal

Updated: 09/29/2013 - Some Augusta Commissioners want a special meeting to look over the plans and others don't. Commissioner Bill Lockett warns his colleagues they could be breaking the law by and not giving other companies the same attention.

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Gas tax could be hiked to benefit S.C. roads and bridges

Gas Prices

Updated: 09/29/2013 - South Carolina has the second lowest gas tax in the nation. Lawmakers haven't voted to raise it in 26 years. But now, a bill at the Statehouse might do just that, and as News 12's Chad Mills found out, that hike could spark fierce debate.

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After helicopter policy change, Aiken Co. firefighters focus on training

Helicopter crash

Updated: 03/21/2014 - Aiken County volunteer firefighters have a new power, and with it, big responsibilities. After a major policy change, they can now call in a helicopter easier to help you in an emergency. Tonight, in a News 12 special assignment, Chad Mills joins the men and women first-responders in training to find out how they're preparing to implement the change.

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