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Clemson could get grant to help fix Hitchcock Woods erosion

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Updated: 04/05/2013 - Hitchcock Woods in Aiken is one of the largest urban forests in the country, and even though it's privately owned, anyone can hike, walk a dog, or ride a horse there. But there's a problem that's been around for a while. Stormwater runoff is causing parts of the park to crumble away.

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Aiken Chamber estimates huge economic impact from SRS furloughs

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Updated: 04/04/2013 - It's the area's largest employer, but a wave of furloughs has hit about a quarter of the workers at Savannah River Site. As a local chamber president and congressman fight back, some businesses in Aiken County are bracing for lost revenue.

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Report: Apple to release updated phone this summer

Posted: 04/02/2013 - Apple is set for a possible summer launch of the next iPhone, rather than a fall launch like the last two models, according to a report Tuesday in The Wall Street Journal.

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Report: Bigger manufacturing workforce desperately needed in Aiken Co.

With all the jobs we have popping up Aiken County, there aren't many locals who have the skills to fill them. (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 03/22/2013 - A manufacturing meeting wrapped up Friday in Aiken, and leaders left with a list of new ideas. But there are still some big hurdles to overcome. With all the jobs we have popping up Aiken County, there aren't many locals who have the skills to fill them.

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Controversial Aiken chicken house to face one final hurdle

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Updated: 03/20/2013 - Some neighbors in an Aiken County community are still fighting against a planned chicken farm. Many tell News 12 they don't want it across the street from where they live. The proposed chicken houses will be the topic of a hearing in Columbia on Thursday.

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NASA regains space station contact

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Posted: 02/19/2013 - A NASA spokesman says something went wrong this morning during a computer software update on the station. The outpost abruptly lost all communication with Houston.

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Burger King Twitter account hacked

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Posted: 02/18/2013 - Burger King hasn't really been sold to McDonald's, despite what it says on Burger King's Twitter feed today.

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Church pastor's Facebook page hacked

The community reached out to help after a local pastor had his Facebook page hacked. (WRDW-TV)

Posted: 02/14/2013 - David Willis, Steven Creek Community Church's teaching pastor, had his marriage-dedicated Facebook page hacked.

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150-foot asteroid will buzz Earth, no need to duck

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Posted: 02/07/2013 - The megarock will pass within 17,000 miles of the planet -- the closest known approach ever for an object of this size. But NASA scientists said Thursday there's no reason to worry.

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Instagram says users' photos won't appear in ads

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Posted: 12/18/2012 - At issue is whether users' photos can be part of advertisements, on and off Instagram. The mobile photo-sharing company said in a blog post Tuesday that it has no plans to put users' photos in advertisements.

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Aiken Co. Detention Center to switch to webcam visitations

Updated: 12/05/2012 - No more face-to-face visits for inmates at the jail, but officials say it's all about safety. News 12 got an inside look at the Aiken County Detention Center where webcams are becoming the trend.

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12 On Your Side: Don't 'like' everything on Facebook

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Updated: 12/04/2012 - If you do "like" something, make sure it isn't spam. All you have to do is hold your mouse of the posts and check out the web address that pops up at the bottom of your screen.

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Meet the Candidate for S.C. Congressional District 2

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Updated: 10/31/2012 - Congressman Joe Wilson comes to town to endorse Lee Anderson, but first, he stops by our studio to talk about his reelection bid. He's running unopposed but has big plans for the next two years on the Hill.

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Endeavour lands at Los Angeles airport

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Posted: 09/21/2012 - Endeavour will retire at the California Science Center. Before its retirement, it took to the skies, looping over the state Capitol, Golden Gate Bridge, Hollywood Sign and other icons.

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