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SC suing Department of Energy over MOX suspension

Updated: 03/18/2014 - It could be a major economic blow for our area. Just weeks ago, the president's budget suspended a huge Savannah River Site project. But now, the State of South Carolina is fighting back. State leaders are suing the federal government to save the thousands of jobs the MOX project will create.

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Gov. Haley addresses suspension of MOX, possible lay-offs

Updated: 03/05/2014 - We're continuing to learn more about what President Obama's budget could mean for our area. In particular, we're learning how it could even terminate a crucial project at Savannah River Site. News 12's Chad Mills talked to the governor to find out more.

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Pres. Obama's budget suspends MOX project

Updated: 03/04/2014 - It's potentially bad news for Savannah River Site. On Tuesday, President Barack Obama released his budget. The budget calls for placing the Mixed Oxide (MOX) Fuel Fabrication Facility at SRS on "cold stand-by."

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Potato farmer: Lots of misunderstanding about large Aiken Co. farm

Updated: 01/31/2014 - The fight against an Aiken Co. potato farm may be coming to an end. After a big compromise, an environmental group is backing down. But for the first time, the farm is allowing News 12's cameras behind the gates. News 12's Chad Mills spoke to the co-owner who says there's been lots of misunderstanding.

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Charleston senator to file bill targeting Aiken Co. potato farm

Updated: 01/14/2014 - Lawmakers in South Carolina are back in the Statehouse as session begins Tuesday, and a local issue could generate a lot of discussion in Columbia this week. A controversial Aiken County potato farm could soon be targeted by legislation.

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Chamber President urges full funding for SRS

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Updated: 01/03/2014 - As a lawmaker announces his legislative agenda, Savannah River Site could face yet another funding battle in just a couple weeks. News 12's Chad Mills explains.

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Potato farm will take billions of gallons from Edisto River

Updated: 12/23/2013 - A massive potato farm that's in the works is causing big controversy in Aiken County. Now, some are saying state law should be changed, and many more are wondering how the South Edisto River will be affected.

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Is North Augusta 'Project Jackson' riverfront truly blighted?

Updated: 10/29/2013 - As the City of Augusta talks slums, North Augusta is talking blight. Is the North Augusta riverfront blighted? Blight is required by law before the city can divert tax dollars to build a stadium for the GreenJackets, a luxury hotel, and more there near Hammond's Ferry. News 12 investigates if that area is truly blighted or not.

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Experts weigh in on mysterious light

Posted: 08/28/2013 - We love it when you send us your weather pics, and sometimes, News 12 viewers even capture weather video on their smartphones.

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Only on 12: Attorney general says 'Yucca' back on track, but could be in trouble


Updated: 08/14/2013 - We're learning more about Aiken County's victory against the Obama Administration and what that victory will actually mean. News 12's Chad Mills spoke with South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson today and found out the Yucca Mountain case could go all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Facebook introduces Video on Instagram


Posted: 06/20/2013 - Facebook is adding a video service to its popular photo-sharing app Instagram, following in the heels of Twitter's growing video-sharing app, Vine.

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