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    Transgender Teen To Sue South Carolina Over Driver's License Photo

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    An organization that supports transgender rights is planning to sue South Carolina after the state wouldn't issue a driver's license to a 16-year-old boy unless he took off his makeup. More>>

    PHOTO: Baby Gives Thumbs-Up From The Womb

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    Ultrasound photos create excitement for expecting parents, but one photo in particular is creating a buzz on the internet. More>>

    Counselors Help Students Grieve Classmate's Drowning Video included

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     Lincoln County High School students remember 17-year-old Jacoby Mason, who died after drowning over the weekend.

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    Dog Saves Homeowners In Aiken County Fire Video included

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    An Aiken County credited their dog with saving both their lives after a fire tore through and destroyed their Beech Island home.
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    UPDATED ON 6: Grovetown Roadway Re-Opened After Broken Water Main Repaired

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    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned a Grovetown roadway that was closed Tuesday morning due to a broken water main has now been re-opened. More>>

    UPDATED ON 6: North Augusta Wife Charged With Murder in Shooting Death of Husband Video included

    Mug shot of Debra Morris, who is accused of shooting and killing her husband, 3-year-old Stephen A. Morris in North Augusta on Monday. Mug shot of Debra Morris, who is accused of shooting and killing her husband, 3-year-old Stephen A. Morris in North Augusta on Monday.
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    North Augusta Public Safety investigators say a woman is charged with murder in the shooting death of her husband. More>>

    Rescue Groups Fighting For Shelter Policy Change

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    Even though conditions at the Augusta Animal Sheltermay beimproving, rescue groups are still pushing the county to change the spay/neuter policy. Rescue groups from Georgia and out of state want to help increase the number of adoptions from the shelter, but many are finding it hard to do so. A rescue group from Florida said the county's policy needs to be altered, so they can help save more animals. Picking out a furr... More>>

    Home Depot Investigating Potential Credit Card Data Breach

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    Atlanta-based Home Depot is investigating a potential credit card data breach. More>>

    Whole Foods To Open In Augusta September 23rd

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    The moment many of you in the CSRA have been waiting for is fast approaching. More>>

    UPDATED ON 6: Beech Island Couple Says Their Dog Saved Them From House Fire Video included

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    An Aiken County couple is safe after an early Tuesday morning fire tore through their Beech Island home, and they are calling their dog a hero. WJBF News Channel 6's Julie Parise has the story. More>>

    6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

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    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day. More>>

    CSRA Morning News Update: September 2, 2014

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    WJBF News Channel 6's News Team has the news updates that affect the Georgia and South Carolina counties of the CSRA. More>>

    Tropical Storm Dolly Forms in the Gulf of Mexico

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    Tropical Storm Dolly forms in the Gulf of Mexico.
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    Sickle Cell Challenge Hoping to Make ALS Impact Video included

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    The ALS ice bucket challenge took off across social media with a countless number of people donating and making themselves aware of the debilitating disease. Now, a local man has started a new challenge in order to bring awareness and research dollars for Sickle Cell Anemia. As many as 100,000 people, mainly African Americans, suffer from this disease. September is the month many bring awareness to Sickle Cell nationwide.
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    Lincoln County Teen Drowns Video included

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    Folks in Lincoln County are remembering 17-year-old Jacoby Mason who drowned while swimming. More>>

    Motorcycle Group Stresses "Look Twice to Save a Life"

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    This long holiday weekend may have some people jumping on their motorcycles for a relaxing ride, but one local group of motorcyclists is raising awareness about the dangers. More than 200,000 people have registered motorcycles in the State of Georgia. Members of A.B.A.T.E of Georgia, also known as American Bikers Active Toward Education, say the trend of buying a bike instead of a car is continuing as gas prices remai... More>>

    Lincoln County Authorities Search For Drowning Victim

    Victim In Sunday Night Drowning Identified

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    Jacoby Mason, 17, was pronounced dead Monday morning after he went missing Sunday night. More>>

    6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

    6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go Video included

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    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day. More>>

    CSRA Morning News Update: September 1, 2014

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    WJBF News Channel 6's News Team has the news updates that affect the Georgia and South Carolina counties of the CSRA. More>>

    Sluggers hit it out of the Park for a Good Cause Video included

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    Alayna Ishmael is now confined to a wheelchair after nearly drowning in the Augusta Mall fountain. Palmetto Peach Sports decided to hold a baseball game to raise money for the little girl's family. She even got to throw out the first pitch.

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    New Renovations Coming to Georgia Rest Areas

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    New renovations are coming to rest areas in Georgia. The Department of Transportation is spending more than10 million dollars to start updates on facilities along interstates.The department has received complaints about rest area conditions and is why officials believe it's time to make improvements. DOT made room in the budget over the last couple of years for a special fund from logo ad profits, and they are ready t... More>>

    Casket Used To Hide Drugs

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    A middle Georgia sheriff says two inmates visiting a Macon funeral home tried to return to jail with drugs and other contraband that had been hidden inside their grandmother's casket. WMAZ-TV reports Bibb County deputies found marijuana, tobacco, a lighter and a cellphone on inmates Henry Ison Rouse and Nekoase Antwan Vinson after they attended a visitation for their dead grandmother Thursday. They wore handcuffs and were escorted by guards. Bibb County Sheriff David Davis says deputies suspe... More>>

    GMA Sunday Headlines: August 31, 2014 Video included

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    WJBF News Channel 6's News team has the News updates that affect the Georgia and South Carolina counties of the CSRA. More>>

    "HIV is what I have, not who I am" Video included

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    Wanda Collier has been living with HIV for 27 years. She created the Stop Da Stigma campaign 4 years ago. With this campaign she holds events, like the Red Party, to raise awareness about HIV. News Channel 6's, Margaret-Ann Carter spoke with Collier about her struggles and accomplishments.

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    Man Dies in Motorcycle Accident in Aiken County

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    Toxicology reports are pending for a man after a motorcycle accident killed him in Aiken County. More>>

    1 On 1: UNCF Jazz Festival Preview Video included

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    The 2nd Annual Ann N. Johnson UNCF Jazz Festival is September 14th at 6:00pm at the historic Jessye Norman Amphitheater. It's to raise money for the UNCF. More>>

    GMA Saturday Headlines: August 30, 2014 Video included

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    WJBF News Channel 6's News team has the News updates that affect the Georgia and South Carolina counties of the CSRA. More>>

    Canines Wag Tails for Bark in the Park Video included

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    Despite tough times for some of Richmond County's four-legged friends, the humane society, a rescue group and other pet friendly groups pushed the need to take home an abandoned dog and treat them well. Peppered in the crowd of baseball fans were a few tails waggin' and tongues licking. The Augusta GreenJackets stadium was the place to be for fun with your pet Friday night. A few groups also used the crowd to get a very important message out; adopt or rescue.
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    Aiken Community on the Lookout for Counterfeit Money Video included

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    The Aiken County Sheriff's Office is working with The Aiken Public Safety Department in investigating a counterfeit manufacturing operation. Local business owners say this isn't the first time fake money has made it's way to Aiken. News Channel 6's, Margaret-Ann Carter found a few tips to make sure you get the real deal.

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    CSRA Morning Headline: Aug. 29: Good Morning Augusta Video included

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    Chris Kane, Ed Bloodsworth and Julie Parise have your morning news and weather. More>>

    Help WJBF's Julie Parise Adopt College Football Team Video included

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    It's Julie Parise's first college football season down South. Help her pick a college football team to adopt! Check out this video for the full story. More>>

    Drivers Meet Law Enforcement 'Across the Border' Video included

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    Law enforcement from multiple agencies hit the streets to make sure drivers remain safe. The 23rd Annual Hands Across the Border kicked off Thursday night on the Georgia-South Carolina line. The blitz kicked off this weekend because it is the last time most celebrate summer activities. From the football game in Columbia, South Carolina to the Georgia- Clemson game this weekend and even a NASCAR race, law enforcement is out along with everyone else on the road.
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    Red Hot Donation To Help Children With Cancer

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    A concert leads to big payday for pediatric cancer. Augusta band Johnny Hensley and the Red Hots played at the Imperial Theater last month to benefit a local charity. Thursday, the lead singer presented a check to Press On for more than ten-thousand-dollars.The Press On Fund, is pushing for a pediatric cancer research center in Augusta.The organization has raised more than two-million-dollars to help young cancer patients. More>>

    Traffic Light On Street After Traffic Accident

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    Richmond County officers are on the scene of a fallen traffic light. The incident happened at the intersection of Damascus Road and Highland Avenue.According to dispatch officers, an 18-wheeler truck driver hit the traffic light pole and knocked the traffic light down on the street after making a wrong turn. Officials say there no injuries. No word yet on when or if the trucker driver will be charged. More>>

    Local Law Enforcement In Full Force For Labor Day Video included

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    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office will have DUI checkpoints during Labor Day Weekend. More>>

    GRU Student Indicted After Getting Shot By Officer

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    Donte Stewart was indicted by a grand jury on three separate charges. More>>

    Local Gun Range Owner Reacts to Arizona's Accidental Shooting Video included

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    A local gun range owner says it was a big mistake to give an automatic gun to a 9 year old. Reports say the young girl had never shot a gun before. When she shot the uzi it recoiled and shot her instructor in the head, killing him. News Channel 6's, Margaret-Ann Carter spoke with a gun range owner in Augusta about the issue.

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    Augusta Electrical Suns: 2014 National Basketball Champions

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    The Augusta Electrical Suns are made up of young men between the ages of 13 to 18 who have dreams of being apart of an elite group of professional athletes such as Kevin Durant, Derrick Rose, Jeremy Lin, Chris Paul, and Kobe Bryant. But it wasn't just that long ago that they were dreaming of accomplishing another big goal, which was to bring a national championship to the Garden City, and that dream came true. This summer, Brown's Electrical Suns of Augusta, Georgia took to the hoops of Myrtl... More>>

    South Carolina Mom Charged After 1-Year-Old Tests Positive For Methamphetamine

    Mug shot of Bridgette Delanea McCall, who was arrested after her 1-year-old child tested positive for methamphetamine (Credit: Oconee County Sheriff's Office) Mug shot of Bridgette Delanea McCall, who was arrested after her 1-year-old child tested positive for methamphetamine (Credit: Oconee County Sheriff's Office)
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    A Westminster, South Carolina woman is under arrest after sheriff's investigators say her one-year-old child tested positive for methamphetamine. More>>

    Burke County Man Facing Child Cruelty Charge

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    A Burke County man has been arrested after a 1-month-old child was admitted to Georgia Regents Medical Center with a skull fracture. More>>

    Suspect Sought In Aiken County Church Burglary

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    The Aiken County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspect wanted in connection to a burglary at a church. More>>

    Joan Rivers In Critical Condition At New York City Hospital

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    Joan Rivers has been rushed to a New York City hospital in critical condition after an emergency call that she was in cardiac arrest, according to a law enforcement source. More>>

    "Hello Kitty" Outed As Not Being A Cat

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    Globally popular children's character "Hello Kitty" turns 40 this year -- and with that birthday comes a surprise revelation. More>>

    PHOTOS: Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor Marries Nurse He Met During Recovery

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    The Boston Marathon bombing survivor whose photo of him staggering away from the aftermath of the explosion, with his clothes shredded, became an iconic photo of that tragic day was married to a nurse who helped him recover from his injuries. More>>

    UPDATED ON 6: Section Of Columbia County Road Re-Opened After Gas Leak

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    A section of a Columbia County roadway that was closed Thursday morning due to a gas leak has been re-opened.
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    Thousands Of Wasps Found Nesting In Home And Devouring Bed

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    A home in the U.K. was invaded by a monstrous colony of wasps, and the infestation was like a scene out of a 1960s Hitchcock movie, a local pest controller said. More>>

    Augusta Regional Airport On the Move Video included

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    Augusta Regional Airport could see some changes in the next 20 years. The airport received public input on a Master Plan currently taking place. Airport officials say a comprehensive study is done periodically to get ideas on where it should go in the future. Mean Hunt put together seven alternatives for the public to consider. The company found that there is a significant amount of traffic during Masters week, presenting problems for the airport. More>>

    Trivia Night Benefits Homeless Dental Needs Video included

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    If you can remember the preamble to the United States Constitution or the top 2014 Emmy winners, then you would have been perfect for a team playing trivia to raise funds for emergency dental needs in the homeless community. The Georgia Regents University Chapter of the American Association of Public Health Dentistry at the College of Dental Medicine are all fun and games now, but a visit to learn the dental needs of the CSRA's homeless population was no laughing matter.
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    6 Investigates: Is Project Jackson Property Blighted? Video included

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    News Channel 6's Mike Miller investigates whether or not the Project Jackson property is blighted. More>>

    "It's Creating a new Breed of Sexual Predators" Video included

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    Law enforcement says social media is breeding a new kind of sexual predators. Apps like Snapchat, Kik and Facebook have made it easier for predators to lure their prey. News Channel 6's, Margaret-Ann Carter looked into these sites and spoke with law enforcement to find out how to keep your child safe.

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    Man Accidentally Killed By Girl At Shooting Range From Greenville Video included

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    A 9-year-old girl accidentally killed a shooting instructor in Arizona as he was showing her how to use an automatic Uzi, authorities say. More>>

    Update: Murder Suspect's Wife Says Her Husband Couldn't Have Done It

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    The man accused in a Sunday night shooting on Carrie Street in Augusta that left one man dead and 3 injured made his first appearance in court on Wednesday. WJBF News Channel 6's Deon Guillory reports
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    Windsor Man Reportedly Robbed While In Hotel Shower By Two Women

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    A Windsor man says he was robbed at gunpoint by two women at the Days Inn on Richland Avenue in Aiken Wednesday morning. More>>

    WJBF Anchor John Hart Takes The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Live On Air Video included

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    Our John Hart will take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge live on air and online at the end of Wednesday's 5:30 P.M. newscast. More>>

    Civil War Soldier Will Receive Medal Of Honor 151 Years After His Death

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    A Civil War soldier is to be honored with the nation's highest military decoration 151 years after his death. More>>

    Richmond County Man Sentenced For Shooting, Killing His Friend

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    A 19-year-old man accused of shooting his 18-year-old friend has been sentenced. More>>

    Paine College Rape Suspect Gets Life Sentence

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    A man accused of raping a Paine College student will soon be on his way to prison. More>>

    UPDATED ON 6: Tractor Trailer Driver Injured in Wreck on I-20

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    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that the tractor-trailer that overturned on I-20 Wednesday morning is leaking diesel fuel. More>>

    Game Changer: Girl Makes Football Team In Columbia County Video included

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    There's at least one linebacker at Columbia Middle School who runs like a girl – because she is one.
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    Nighttime 5K Run Coming To Augusta

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    Trivium Racing is getting ready with a whole new kind of fun run -Glow in the Park is the ultimate party run and it is coming to Augusta on Saturday, October 25th at sunset at a 25% discount!The pre-party starts with participants donning their free glow bracelets and necklaces, and decorating themselves with glow-in-the-dark body paint. Participants will then be sent off by the beats of a local DJ to run/walk a 5k course through several stations guaranteed to make them glow. They will brave ... More>>

    Multi-Vehicle Wreck Backs Up Traffic on Wheeler Road

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    An accident on Wheeler Road near Sonic is backing up traffic.The wreck happened around 8:30 am Wednesday.Authorities say four to five vehicles are involved. Injuries are reported.Wreckers are on the scene.I More>>

    Clemson student suddenly dies from infection

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    A Mount Pleasant family is grieving the loss of their 18-year-old daughter and sister after she dies suddenly while away at school in the up state. Clemson freshman Virginia Gilliam died on August 24 after what started out as a urinary tract infection."Anybody that knew Virginia, knew she saw the world through a child's eyes. Again, I knew that, my family knew that and I'm not a big social media guy but since then I've just been seeing all this out pouring," Herb Gilliam. Social Media he says... More>>

    6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

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    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day. More>>

    CSRA Morning News Update: August 27, 2014

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    WJBF News Channel 6's News Team has the news updates that affect the Georgia and South Carolina counties of the CSRA. More>>

    Columbia County Classrooms Growing Again Video included

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    Columbia County Schools is growing once again and leaders are looking for ways to accommodate the increase in student population. This year a little less than 700 more students enrolled in Columbia County schools with the 2014-2015 ten day count totaling a record number of 25, 338 students. The district saw more than 700 students last school year. The total number from last school year was 24, 661.
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    911 operator refuses to send help for baby trapped in hot car

    On a day when temperatures were over 96 degrees, a mom left her baby inside the car for a second when he suddenly locked the doors. After calling 911, the mom was stunned at what the dispatcher told her. More>>

    Augusta Commissioners Did Not Want To Abstain From Tax Increase

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    Augusta city leaders were deadlocked on a tax increase proposal, allowing the Mayor to break a 5-5 tie in favor, but Commissioners who opposed the tax hike could have kept the vote out of the Mayor's hands. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.

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    Mom Upset with Youth Football League After Son is Injured by Older Boy Video included

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    A Columbia County mother is calling foul against a little league football group. More>>

    NC State students develop nail polish to battle date rape Video included

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    Four N.C. State students teamed up to invent a nail polish that changes color when it comes in contact with date-rape drugs. More>>

    Community Helps Couple Who Loses Everything in Fire

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    Imagine everything you own going down in flames. One couple was left with only the clothes on their backs after their rental home completely burned down in Aiken County, but now the community is reaching out to help them get back on their feet.Jim Jarvis and Cheryl Johns went for a swim with their dog last Thursday afternoon in the lake in front of their home. That's when they heard a strange sound and suddenly saw sm... More>>

    UPDATED ON 6: 3-Year-old Girl Hit By Golf Cart At Aiken Hospital Dies

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    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that he 3-year-old girl who was hit Monday afternoon by a golf cart driven by a hospital security officer has died. More>>

    Long Term Drug Investigation Nets Arrest In Aiken

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    An Aiken man has been arrested after a 3-month long investigation into a large drug operation wrapped up. More>>

    Suspect In Deadly Carrie Street Shooting Identified, Arrested

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    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office has identified and arrested the suspect in the deadly Sunday night shooting on Carrie Street in Augusta. More>>

    Savannah River Drinking Water Tests Are In

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    Meteorologist Jason Nappi says, "Could you just walk up to the Savannah at any point in the Savannah and just drink that water and it be okay?"Dr. Oscar Flite, CEO at Phinizy Center For Water Sciences says, "If I were to filter that bacteria out the water quality would be very good. Columbia County has the best water quality around, the best drinking water around."Dr. Flite says Columbia County drinking water is really good because it comes right out of the Thurmond Dam."The dams, the three h... More>>

    Remember Netscape's Internet Browser? Class Of 1018 Doesn't

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    Here's a look at a few of the landmark events that took place around 1996, the year most college class of 2018 students were born. More>>

    PHOTOS: National Dog Day 2014

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    Did you know that August 26th is a special day for dog owners?That's right, it is National Dog Day, which is a day to celebrate man's best friend and encourage people to adopt a dog.Take a look at the pooches in our photo gallery above. More>>

    Rare Lobster Caught Over The Weekend

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    A blue lobster was caught off the coast of Maine over the weekend – a 1 in 2 million find. More>>

    Mayor Copenhaver Breaks Augusta Commission Deadlock in Favor Of Tax Hike Video included

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    It was rejected last week, but Monday Augusta Commissioners approved a nearly $8 million tax increase thanks to the tie-breaking vote by Mayor Deke Copenhaver. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.

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    PHOTOS: What Happens On The Internet Every Minute

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    Take a look at our slideshow to learn what happens every MINUTE on the Internet. More>>

    6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

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    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day. More>>

    CSRA Morning News Update: August 26, 2014

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    WJBF News Channel 6's News Team has the news updates that affect the Georgia and South Carolina counties of the CSRA. More>>

    Richmond Co.'s Dist. 6 Residents React To Hasan's First Vote Video included

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    Residents from Richmond County's District 6 are speaking out following the millage rate vote that changed along with the sitting commissioner. Just a week ago the millage rate had a different outcome. It was the change in that District 6 seat that split the vote, giving the Mayor the power that ultimately raised property taxes. Some residents told News Channel 6 that newly appointed and recently elected Ben Hasan did his own thing.
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    Aiken county fire

    Fire in Aiken County

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    A trailer in Aiken County is a total loss after a fire started around 9 Monday evening. The home is located at 3100 Dewey Street in Warrenville, SC. The family got out with no injuries. Graniteville Fire Department is working this fire. More>>

    Local Rescue Group Says Claims Against Augusta Animal Shelter Not True

    Local Rescue Group Says Claims Against Augusta Animal Shelter Not True Video included

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    The Augusta Animal Shelter has recently come under fire for accusations by some dog rescue groups for poor conditions and neglect. But one local rescue group says these claims are not true. News Channel 6's Nicole Snyder took a tour of the shelter to investigate.Clean water, unlimited food, and energetic pups.These are some of the terms the Dog Networking Agents of Georgia use to describe the dogs at the Augusta Anima... More>>

    Friends Remember Father of 5 Killed in Shooting Video included

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    Friends remember a father of five killed in a shooting in Augusta

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    U.S. Army Soldier Dead After Shooting Herself On Virginia's Fort Lee

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    Just like it did with suicide and depression, the death of Robin Williams brought renewed attention to Parkinson's Disease after it was reveal by Williams' wife that he was in the early stages of the neurological disease. While many speculate that the disease played a part in Williams' decision to end his life, the future is actually quite hopeful for people living with it. More>>

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    For weeks now social media and has been filled with videos of people dumpling buckets of ice water over their head in an attempt to bring about awareness for ALS, commonly known as Lou Gehrig's Disease. And, since the start of that challenge, over 70 million dollars has been raised by the ALS Association. That is compared to the 2.5 million dollars raised during the same time period last year. It is a win for the association, but how much do people really know about the debilitating disease? More>>

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    In other segments Will Caywood, a financial advisor with the Fehrman Investment Group has discussed the options you have for your 401k when leaving a company. This weekend he discussed seven reasons why rolling retirement plan assets like a 401k or 403b to an IRA may be a good strategy for you. More>>

    Highway 378 Bridge Project Costs 10 Million More

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    Charles Maddox from Augusta says, "17 million dollars is a lot to spend, especially to have to go back and do it twice." The highway 378 bridge connects GA to SC between Lincoln and McCormick Counties. Scott Bridge Company started building a new bridge to connect Georgia-Carolina in 2010. Construction on the new bridge was supposed to be finished by last year. But there was an environmental problem with the concrete hardening process under water. "I don't feel too good about 17 million dolla... More>>

    BREAKING ON 6: Accident Backs Up I-20 Eastbound Near Savannah River

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    WJBF News Channel 6 has received reports of an accident on I-20 eastbound that has backed up traffic near the Savannah River bridge heading into South Carolina. More>>

    South Augusta Fire

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    A busy Monday afternoon for firefighters after a blaze in South Augusta. The Augusta Fire Department got the call just after 1:30pm. When they got to the home on the 3800 block of Peach Orchard Road they faced heavy smoke and flames. At approximately 1:40pm the Augusta Fire Department was called about a fire at a vacant house on a frontage road off the 3800 block of Peach Orchard Road. Fire crews were met with heavy smoke and flames. The house was vacant and had been boarded up several months... More>>

    UPDATED ON 6: Suspect Arrested In Connection To Deadly Carrie Street Shooting

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    Richmond County Deputies are on the scene of a shooting on the 1000 block of Carrie Street in Augusta. One person has been killed.
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    Man Who Allegedly Lit Wife On Fire Arrested

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    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office has arrested the man, they say, doused his wife in gasoline and set her on fire. More>>

    Jellyfish sting 406 swimmers off New Smyrna Beach

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    Jellyfish were a nuisance to swimmers in the Atlantic Ocean off New Smyrna Beach over the weekend. More>>

    GMA's Mary Morrison and Ed Bloodsworth Accept The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    GMA's Mary Morrison and Ed Bloodsworth Accept The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Video included

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    Good Morning Augusta's Mary Morrison and Ed Bloodsworth accepted the ALS Ice Bucket challenge that was thrown their way by Lee Davis, the Director of Football Recruiting at Mississippi State. Mary is now challenging WJBF News Channel 6 Anchor Jennie Montgomery, Good Morning Augusta Morning Reporter Julie Parise and her husband, Terry Morrison.Ed is challenging Augusta Mayor-Elect Hardie Davis, his Mom Patricia and WJBF News Channel 6 Producer Stephanie French. Don't forget you can always dona... More>>

    6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

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    6 Things you need to know before you head out the door to start your day. More>>

    CSRA Morning News Update: August 25, 2014

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    WJBF News Channel 6's News Team has the news updates that affect the Georgia and South Carolina counties of the CSRA. More>>

    Brother Shoots Brother After Argument Over Woman

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    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office says a man shot his brother after the two were arguing over a woman. More>>

    Wildwood Games Sets the Stage for 2015 National Championships

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    Hundreds took to the trails this weekend at Wildwood Park in Columbia County for the first Wildwood Games. The two-day event featured mountain bike and trail running races in the woods of the almost 1,000 acre park and is revving up the economy.As the sun came up and peeked through the trees, runners were gearing up to take off on the trails of Wildwood Park.Races ranged from 10 kilometers to a full marathon, a tough ... More>>

    Did You See That? Rapper Takes a Tumble Video included

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    Iggy Azalea has tumbled off the stage during an MTV Video Music Awards benefit concert. More>>

    Tropical Storm Cristobal forms near Bahamas Video included

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    The U.S. Hurricane Center says a tropical depression that dumped heavy rains on parts of Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic has been upgraded to Tropical Storm Cristobal. More>>

    USGS: 6.0 earthquake shakes Northern California Video included

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    Officials say an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.0 has been reported in California's northern San Francisco Bay area. More>>

    Fire Damages Columbia County Business Video included

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    Investigators are trying to figure out what caused a business fire in Columbia County. More>>

    Man Killed After Motorcycle Hits Tree Video included

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    Georgia State Patrol is trying to get to the bottom of what caused a deadly motorcycle crash in Warren County. More>>

    GMA Sunday Headlines: August 24, 2014 Video included

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    WJBF News Channel 6's News team has the News updates that affect the Georgia and South Carolina counties of the CSRA. More>>

    Accident on Highway 221

    UPDATED ON 6: 3 Dead After McDuffie County Accident Video included

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    Georgia State Patrol confirms a deadly accident on Highway 221 in McDuffie County. More>>

    People Voice Concerns over Jet Ski Safety Video included

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    After a 14 year old boy at Clark's Hill was hit by a jet ski, people say there are too many reckless drivers on the lake. Main concerns include going too fast and following too close. These are both reasons for ticketing.  

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    Gun Laws Push Manufacturer to Move South

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    The topic of gun rights is still highly debated between the federal government and state lawmakers, but one northern company decided to make a big move to take advantage of the second amendment laws in South Carolina.After laws changed in Connecticut last year, a gun manufacturer decided it was time to move down South.It didn't take long for PTR Industries to realize they needed to change cities. New gun laws in Conne... More>>

    Angela Pringle Accepts Position As Richmond County School Superintendent

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    The Richmond County School System has a new school superintendent. Dr. Angela Pringle, the only finalist for the position, accepted the job on Friday.
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    John Barrow And GRU Host Health Fair

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    Georgia Congressman John Barrow and Georgia Regents University hosted a community health fair at the Wilson Family Y today. Vendors set up in the gym to give people in the CSRA free health checks. People met one-on-one with medical professionals to get their blood pressure checked and to find out health information. There were dental, breast cancer, and diabetes screenings for all.Congressman John Barrow, (D) Georgia says, "I'm here to show my support for what they're doing at GRU, but also t... More>>

    Economic Minister Egged by Protesters Video included

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    Protesters throw eggs at former economic minster

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    Government warns US retailers about hacking software

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    The Homeland Security Department says it has notified over a thousand retailers that they could be infected with malicious software lurking in their cash register computers. More>>

    No Arrests in Ferguson Overnight Video included

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    1 On 1: Church Holds Annual Single Parents Fair Video included

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    The Vineyard Church of Augusta is having its annual Single Parents Fair. More>>

    GMA Saturday Headlines: August 23, 2014 Video included

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    WJBF News Channel 6's News team has the News updates that affect the Georgia and South Carolina counties of the CSRA. More>>

    Football Players Bracing Themselves for Hot Start of Season

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    High School football season kicked off with teams doing more than just beating the opposing team. On one of the hottest days of the year, football players and fans found themselves beating the heat. Angela Maddox was at Evans High School cheering on her grandchildren, but brought water and Gatorade just in case. “I was kind of worried about the team and the band members falling out really because it is too hot,” she said. Darryl Mims was also at the stadium to support his son wearing #1. More>>

    EXCLUSIVE ON 6: Commissioner Says Outlet Mall Will Still Happen Video included

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    Augusta Commissioner Donnie Smith tells News Channel 6's Mike Miller that the outlet mall will still come to I-20 and Riverwatch, it will just take longer for it to happen.

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    Dr. Frank Roberson Reflects On Time As Superintendent Video included

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    Dr. Frank Roberson's term as Richmond County School Superintendent wrapped up on Friday. News Channel 6's Mike Miller sat down with the educator. More>>

    Bean Bags And Bean Bag Chairs Sold At Major Retailers Recalled

    RECALL ALERT: Millions of Bean Bags, Bean Bag Chairs Recalled After Deaths

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    About 2.2 million bean bag chairs are being recalled after two children opened them, crawled inside and suffocated to death. More>>

    Columbia County School Bus Issues Continue Video included

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    Columbia County parents say they are still having issues with the lack of bus drivers. This overcrowding has lead to delays and reports of unsafe conditions. The School Superintendent says they are working to fix these problems. News Channel 6's, Margaret-Ann Carter spoke with both sides to see what can be done.

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    Augusta Leaders To Discuss Commissioner Joe Jackson's Replacement

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    Augusta city leaders will be talking about the replacement for District 6 Commissioner Joe Jackson. More>>

    DEVELOPING ON 6: Outlet Mall Not Coming To Augusta

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    The developer for the proposed outlet mall in Augusta has released a statement concerning the fact that the outlet mall is not coming to Augusta. More>>

    BREAKING ON 6: Grovetown Public Safety Chief Gary Owens Resigns

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    WJBF News Channel 6 confirmed Friday afternoon that Chief Gary Owens, of the Grovetown Department of Public Safety, has resigned his position, effective Friday. More>>

    Richmond County Man Wanted, Accused Of Setting His Wife On Fire

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    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man who allegedly set his wife on fire. More>>

    Ice bucket challenge goes awry, firefighters hurt Video included

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    Four Kentucky firefighters shocked, one critically, while assisting marching band with large-scale ice bucket challenge.
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    GMA's Mary Morrison And Ed Bloodsworth Get Called Out To Do Ice Bucket Challenge

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    On Friday's edition of Good Morning Augusta, Lee Davis accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge from GMA Anchor Chris Kane. 


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    CSRA Morning News Update: August 22, 2014

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    WJBF News Channel 6's News Team has the news updates that affect the Georgia and South Carolina counties of the CSRA. More>>

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    A college football kickoff party will take place in Aiken Friday night, but it won't be all fun and games.
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    It's not Hollywood, it's Augusta. But the Richmond County Sheriff's Office spent this week with a few actors throughout the Garden City. Sheriff Richard Roundtree has teamed up with a production company to help bring more people into the crime fighting fold. Crime scenes have turned into movie shoots and discharged weapons are just the right props for the film.
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    Big Spider Sightings Increase

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    Some very large spiders are causing a stir across Wisconsin. The DNR says they're called fishing spiders, big enough to hunt and eat fish or even frogs -- and sightings are way up. More>>

    Sheriff's Office Meets With Public For Burgers And Shakes

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    Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree met with the public on Thursday for burgers and shakes. More>>

    6 Investigates: Local Roofer Sentenced In Columbia County Video included

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    Sean Hughes, the owner of Hughes Roofing Company, has been sentenced to four months in jail. News Channel 6's Mike Miller has the story. More>>

    Woman Gives Birth To Baby Weighing Over 19 Pounds

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    A woman in Indonesia's has given birth to the country's heaviest-ever newborn.
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    Richmond County Sheriff's Office Stars in Their own Movie Video included

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    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is puting together a recruitment video in hopes of attracting new deputies. The video will show case the daily duties of law enforcement. News Channel 6's, Margaret-Ann Carter visited one of the sites to see the process.

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    Annual "Hiring Our Heroes" Career Fair Held At Fort Gordon Thursday

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    The annual Hiring Our Heroes event was held at Fort Gordon's U.S. Army Reserve Center Thursday.
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    All 2014 Columbia County Teacher Of The Year Finalists All GRU Graduates

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    The Columbia County Board of Education has released the list of the finalists for 2014 Teacher of the Year, alongside the winner for the 2014 Media Specialist of the Year. All of the professionals recognized are graduates of Georgia Regents University. More>>

    CMV Negative Blood Donors Needed To Donate At Any Shepeard Center To Help Patients In Need

    Baby Blood Donors Urged To Donate Platelets For Critically Ill Patients

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    Area CMV negative (or “baby blood”) blood donors are being urged to commit to saving the lives of seriously ill babies & toddlers in the area by donating platelets. More>>

    Explosive Ordnance Training To Take Place On Fort Gordon This Weekend

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    If you hears sound of explosions going off in the area of Fort Gordon Friday and Saturday, don't be alarmed. More>>

    UPS Says 51 UPS Store Locations Breached By Malware

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    Some customers of The UPS Store may have had their credit and debit card information exposed by a computer virus found on systems at 51 stores. More>>

    Emory University Hospital To Discuss Discharge Of Ebola Patients

    Emory University Hospital To Discuss Discharge Of Ebola Patients

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    ATLANTA (AP) - A spokeswoman for Samaritan's Purse says an American doctor who was infected with Ebola will be released from an Atlanta hospital Thursday. Alison Geist told The Associated Press she doesn't the exact time Dr. Kent Brantly will be released but confirmed it will happen Thursday. Emory University Hospital says it will hold a news conference to discuss his and the other aid worker's discharge. Brantly and Nancy Writebol were flown out of the west African nation of Liberia earlier ... More>>

    6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

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    CSRA Morning News Update: August 21, 2014

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    WJBF News Channel 6's News Team has the news updates that affect the Georgia and South Carolina counties of the CSRA. More>>

    Wildwood Games Expected To Boost Columbia County Tourism, Athletics Video included

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    More than 200 contestants from 13 different states are expected to compete in the first-ever Wildwood Games at Wildwood Park in Appling this weekend.
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    Mayor Pro-Tem Reacts To Joe Jackson Resignation

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    Joe Jackson has served the citizens of District 6 since 2007. When he wasn't casting votes in commission chambers, he was running his family locksmith business.As it turns out, it was concern for that family that prompted him to walk away from public life. Augusta Mayor Pro-Tem Corey Johnson says, "He lost his wife, so it was devastating for him and his family and just trying to refocus and regroup and go through life without his life partner, I know it's got to be challenging."The personal-p... More>>

    Local Runners Feeling "Scammed" By 5K Event Cancellation Video included

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    After the Augusta race was canceled, local runners are complaining about "Run or Dye" because they say the company won't offer refunds. News Channel 6's Mike Miller has the story.

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    Truck Crashes Into Home

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    The Disease Behind the Ice Bucket Phenomenon Video included

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    No one has figured out what causes ASL, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. It is often referred to as 'a death sentence' where a person loses control of their muscles. Theice bucket challenge has raised awareness all over the country. News Channel 6's, Margaret-Ann Carter spoke with a man who has ASL to see what he lives with.

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    City of Augusta in Need of Money Video included

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    City of Augusta has a budget hole of more than $5 million and is spending more money than it is taking in.

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    VIDEO: Ice Bucket Challenge Fails Video included

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    The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has raised millions for charity, but the ever-so-popular challenges don't always go off as planned. CNN's Jeanne Moos throws cold water on ice bucket challenges gone wrong. More>>

    BREAKING ON 6: Augusta Commissioner Joe Jackson Resigns

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    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that Augusta Commission Joe Jackson has resigned. More>>

    North Augusta Woman Finds Snake In Car

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    VIDEO: Grouper snatches shark in one bite

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    One bite: that's all it apparently took for a grouper to eat a 4-foot shark in a video posted to YouTube, according to user Gimbb14. More>>

    CONSUMER ALERT: Peanut Butter, Almond Butter Sold At Popular Stores Recalled For Salmonella Risk

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    Peanut and almond butters sold at Whole Foods, Trader Joe's and other grocers are being recalled because of possible salmonella contamination. More>>

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    A young girl, who claims she was standing up for her religious beliefs in the classroom, was suspended after breaking a class rule of saying "bless you" after a classmate sneezed. More>>

    UPDATED ON 6: Fort Gordon Releases Statement On Military Jets In The CSRA Skies

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    SAY WHAT? Myrtle Beach Woman Beat Up Man After He 'Passed Gas' In Her Face, Police Say

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    Utility Regulators OK Spending for New Reactors at Plant Vogtle

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    State utility regulators have approved Georgia Power's latest spending on a new nuclear plant.The members of the Public Service Commission voted unanimously Tuesday to approve Georgia Power's expenditure of $389 million to build two new reactors at Plant Vogtle (VOH'-gohl). The vote covered construction spending during 2013.The utility is expected to spend more than $6 billion on its share of the massive project.Executives for the Southern Co. subsidiary have said the first of the new reacto... More>>

    GMA Anchor Chris Kane Accepts The Ice Bucket Challenge

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    Good Morning Augusta Anchor Chris Kane was challenged to step up and do the Ice Bucket Challenge. He did the challenge and then nominated 3 people: Kim Bragg, Good Morning Augusta producer Whitney Webster and Lee Davis (Director of football recruiting at Mississippi State).For more information on the ALS Bucket Challenge and how you can donate to the ALS Association: alsa.org More>>

    6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

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    CSRA Morning News Update: August 20, 2014

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    Sheriff's Million Dollar Request To Fight Crime Puzzles Commissioners Video included

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    Violent crimes have dropped overall in Richmond County in the past two years, but the Sheriff's Office has been dealing with newer deputies leaving for other jobs that pay more. In a heartfelt request by the Southern States Police Benevolent Association, the Sheriff's Office pressed to the commission that keeping citizens safe will take more money.
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