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    Former Butler HS Parent Feels Hephzibah's TB Woes

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    Students and staff in one Richmond County school heard the results of whether they were exposed to tuberculosis. East Central Health District officials began testing Hephzibah Comprehensive High School students and staff Monday after learning about one student who tested positive for TB a few weeks ago.  More>>

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    Amber Alert issued for 2 year old Mississippi Girl

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    A 7-month-old Mississippi infant is dead and authorities continue to search for her sibling.Lowndes County Chief Deputy Marc Miley says 2-year-old Maliah Harris disappeared with her parents after her 7-month-old sister, Alyssa, was found dead.County Coroner Greg Merchant says there were no visible signs of injury. An autopsy is being conductedThe Mississippi Highway Patrol issued an Amber Alert for the child and her parents — identified 34-year-old Donald Boyd Harris and 31-year-old Allison S... More>>

    Augusta Commissioner Says Let The Court Decide City Election Date Video included

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    The Federal Court is telling the city to hurry up when it comes to the lawsuit challenging next month's city elections, but one Commissioner says he wants to hear what the court has to say about moving the election back to November.
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    Fire Chief And Augusta Commissioner's Report Both Draw Heat Video included

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    A detailed report blasting Augusta Fire Chief Chris James for alleged missteps by is in the hands of city leaders, but the Augusta Commissioner behind the report is also being blasted for bringing it forward.
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    Augusta Riverwalk Work Is Opening Eyes Video included

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    A brutal assault last year had city leaders focusing on the overgrowth at Augusta's Riverwalk. Tree crews are now cutting into the problem, creating sights to be see. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story. More>>

    Aiken County Departments Submit Budget Requests for 2014-2015 Fiscal Year

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    Aiken County Council members were not wasting any time at a meeting Tuesday night, highlighting their new initiatives for the 2014-2015 fiscal year. More>>

    Water Clear for Use in Keysville Video included

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    WJBF News Channel 6's Deon Guillory investigates what caused a water scare in Keysville. More>>

    Savannah River National Laboratory Celebrates 10 Years At SRS

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    The Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) at the Savannah River Site (SRS) celebrated 10 years Wednesday as a national lab. More>>

    CSRA Evening News Update: April 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>>

    Local Efforts Help Fight High Rate Of Teen Pregnancy Video included

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    Richmond County's high rate of teen pregnancy has sparked a lot of attention across the state. Now, it's making headlines for changing course. News Channel Six's Dee Griffinhas more on how a local Doctor is helping lower what became a growing problem.As an OB-GYN in Augusta, Dr. Donna Adams Pickett has helped bring thousands of lives into the world. Now, she's come up with the way to help save the youngest of them from a growing problem that has plagued Richmond County for more than two decad... More>>

    Fort Gordon To Conduct Explosive Ordinance And Disposal Training This Week

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    People who live near Fort Gordon may hear some loud booms as Explosive Ordinance and Disposal Training is being conducted this week.
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    BREAKING ON 6: 10 People Test Positive For Tuberculosis Bacteria At Hephzibah High School

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    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that 10 people have tested positive for the bacteria that causes tuberculosis. More>>

    Mom wins lawsuit against TSA after breast milk screening problems

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    A Southern California woman who was held at a Phoenix airport four years ago after refusing to have her breast milk X-rayed has reached a settlement with the Transportation Security Administration. Stacey More>>

    Augusta Woman Accused Of Beating 7-Year-Old Daughter With Extension Cord

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    An Augusta mother is in jail accused of beating her 7-year-old daughter with an extension cord. More>>

    Man Wants Community Leaders To Help Promote Healthy Living Video included

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    A man on a mission to promote healthy living is taking to the streets of Augusta. More>>

    8-year-old SC student fights for state fossil; lawmakers stall because of the Bible

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    A Lake City student thinks the state of South Carolina should have a state fossil. Olivia McConnell is 8 years and loves fossils and wants to be an Egyptologist when she grows up. She was surprised the Palmetto State didn't have a state fossil when it has plenty of other state things represented like a state handcraft, state heritage horse, migratory marine mammal and more. She knewan ancient kind of woolly mammoth was actually dug up in South Carolina, so she wrote to Gov. Nikki Haley and ot... More>>

    CSRA Mid-Afternoon News Update: April 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>>

    Family Y Free Community SPLASH Week To Be Held In May

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    The Family Y of Greater Augusta is calling for members of the CSRA to “Swim, Play and Learn Aquatic Safety Habits” at the annual free community SPLASH week. More>>

    Governor Deal Signs Bill Underscoring Second Amendment Rights

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    Wednesday, Governor Nathan Deal signed into law House Bill 60, which is legislation that protects law-abiding, licensed Georgia citizens’ Second Amendment rights. More>>

    UPDATED ON 6: Keysville Water Now Safe To Consume Video included

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    WJBF News Channel 6 has been in contact with leaders in Keysville and they say the water there is now safe to consume. More>>

    "Out There...Somewhere": Finding Public Art In Thomson Brings On The Blues Video included

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    The search to find a cool collection of public art in Thomson should have you singing the blue. It's "Out There...Somewhere" with WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola. More>>

    'Selfies' not welcome at USF graduation ceremony Video included

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    University of South Florida Student Affairs office announced Wednesday that students should refrain from taking selfies while on stage during the university's graduation ceremony this spring. More>>

    Lawsuit Challenges Moving City Elections To Primary, Leaves One Candidate Disappointed Video included

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    A federal lawsuit is challenging Augusta's May 20th city elections, but it has one candidate saying he not buying it. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.
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    Man Wounded in Early Morning Shooting

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    Richmond County Sheriff's Office investigators are piecing together clues in an early Wednesday morning shooting. 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: April 23, 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>>

    Man catches hammerhead shark off beach Video included

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    A man captured a 13-feet-long hammerhead shark off Lauderdale-by-the-Sea pier in Miami area, WBTW reported this week. More>>

    Jet stowaway undetected for hours before departure Video included

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    A 15-year-old stowaway who survived a flight over the Pacific in a jet's wheel well spent seven hours undetected in what is supposed to be a highly secure area of San Jose International Airport before the flight... More>>

    Education, Weapons Top Sen. Dist. 22 Forum

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    Candidates who want to be Georgia’s next state senator from Augusta talked to a packed crowed at the Lucy Craft Laney Museum. The race is to fill the seat Hardie Davis vacated to run for mayor. There are no republicans in the May 20 Primary Election, so the winner will decide the race. More>>

    Golden Apple: Heather Poole Video included

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    Heather Poole's second graders may be just a few weeks away from the end of the year, but they have not lost their focus."They come in in the mornings and they have morning work that they're responsible for," she says. "And once they complete that morning work, we go over it and then we begin our reading."Another busy day that helps make up a very busy year here at A. Dorothy Hains."When you see the kids when they first come in, a lot of them are barely writing or they're just writing a few s... More>>

    Controversy Over Codeine For Children

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    When our children are sick, we do everything to make them comfortable. But one medication may be hurting our kids and doctors say there are better alternatives. Watch Dr. Timothy Johnson's report on the controversy over codeine. More>>

    Tampa's Odyssey recovers 61 tons of silver from shipwreck Video included

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    A Florida-based deep-ocean exploration company says it has recovered more than 61 tons of silver bullion from a World War II shipwreck off the coast of Ireland. More>>

    Anti SPLOST Forces Start Sign Campaign Video included

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     Forces opposed to the upcoming SPLOST referendum get a jump on the campaign. More>>

    Fort Gordon Master Fitness Trainers Help Revamp Soldiers' Exercises

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    WJBF News Channel 6's Nicole Snyder got the chance to work out with some Master Fitness Trainers at Fort Gordon Tuesday to see how the Army's physical training program is evolving.
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    State Senator Wants DSS Director Fired; Governor Refuses Video included

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    State Sen. Joel Lourie, D-Columbia, wants Gov. Nikki Haley to fire Department of Social Services Director Lillian Koller because he says the agency is breaking four state laws.
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    CSRA Evening News Update: April 21, 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>>

    Comcast Cares Day Held At The Wilson Family Y Tuesday Video included

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    Some Comcast employees headed out to the Wilson YMCA Tuesday for their Comcast Cares Day. More>>

    Sarasota students rally behind teacher fired after meltdown video went viral Video included

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    Last week, WFLA News Channel 8 told you about a Sarasota teacher who was fired after a cell phone video showed him having a meltdown. Now, his students are rallying behind him and want him to get his job back
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    CSRA Evening News Update: April 22, 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.
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    UPDATED ON 6: Description Of 2nd Vehicle In Deadly Hit-And-Run Released

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    We now know the description of a second vehicle involved in a deadly April 12th hit-and-run in Augusta. More>>

    UPDATED ON 6: Missing Burke County Teen Has Been Located

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    The Burke County Sheriff’s Office needs help from you to help in locating a 14-year-old girl that reportedly ran away from her foster parent in Burke County Sunday. More>>

    How Green Is The Garden City On Earth Day?

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    Merrie Slusarczyk of New York says, “There are quite a few garbage cans, but no recyclables.” It’s Earth Day 2014 in Augusta and the grass is finally green, so are the trees. But a closer look reveals something not so green. Cardboard boxes that could have been recycled litter Thirteenth Street instead.“How may recycle bins have you seen on the streets here?” said Jason Nappi. ”I haven’t seen any. On Broad Street I haven’t seen any. I’ve seen a lot of bottles and things laying down on the gr... More>>

    College Soccer Player Dangerously "Allergic" To Her Own Sweat

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    An Ohio collegiate soccer player is dangerously "allergic" to her own sweat.
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    Man found on the beach in Garden City died from suicide, officials say

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    Just after 11:30 Tuesday morning a beach walker spotted a body on the beach and called authorities. Murrells Inlet Garden City Fire was notified by Georgetown County Sheriffs’s Office. Assistant Chief J.R. Haney with MIGCF tells News13 there's no word whether it's a man or a woman or how the person died. At this point point, there'salso no details if it was a natural death or foul play.News13 will bring you updates asthey become available. More>>

    VIRAL VIDEO: Raining Food

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    Slow motion video showing man being doused with food including cereal, sausages, ketchup and mustard and candy. More>>

    NASA To Create Earth Mosaic With Earth Day Selfies

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    Get your cell phones out because NASA is kicking off a worldwide selfie event for Earth Day. More>>

    DWTS: After Being Voted Off Show, Drew Carey Thanks Fans

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    It was a party hit theme on “Dancing With the Stars” Monday but the party’s over for TV game show host Drew Carey, who was voted off the show.
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    CSRA Mid-Afternoon News Update: April 22, 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>>

    Mom Bites Off Dog’s Ear to Save 2-Year-Old Daughter

    Last month, a Texas mother stuck her arm in a pit bull’s mouth and bit off its ear while it was attacking her 2-year-old daughter. More>>

    Baby Boy Found Alive In Greenville Trash Can Video included

    Greenville Police says a newborn baby boy has been found alive in a trash can on Chaney Street in Greenville. Greenville Police says a newborn baby boy has been found alive in a trash can on Chaney Street in Greenville.
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    Reports show 28 year old Sharon Ferguson gave birth inside a vacant home on Chaney Street in the Nicholtown community. They say after, she wrapped the boy in a plastic bag and a blanket and placed him in the trash can near the back of the house. More>>

    Lawsuit Filed to Fight Georgia Gay Marriage Ban

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    A gay rights group has filed a federal lawsuit in Atlanta challenging the state of Georgia's constitutional ban on same-sex marriages. More>>

    Clemson Researchers Develop Robot to Protect Students from School Shooters

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    Researchers at Clemson University are developing new technology that could keep students safe from school shooters. More>>

    Federal Agency Reverses Approval Of Powdered Alcohol

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    The federal agency, the U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, that originally approved "Palcohol" reversed its position Monday, which is a brand name for powdered alcohol. More>>

    8-year-old uses savings to buy smoke detectors

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    A fire that killed a mother and child earlier this year really impacted the small town in Grand Prairie, Texas. It also made quite an impact on 8-year-old Hector Montoya. He had trouble understanding why a mother and her six-year-old daughter couldn't get out in time and how the home didn't have a working smoke detector. For Hector he decided to take action so future lives could be saved. Hector told a local TV station that he was saving $300 for a PS4 but he thought saving a life was a litt... More>>

    Missing Lincolnton Woman Found Dead

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    The body of a 72-year-old Lincoln County woman missing since Sunday, April 13th, has been found. More>>

    Butt Bridge's Future Will Not Come At the Expense Of Its Past

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    Augusta leaders are celebrating the 100th anniversary of an Augusta landmark, the Butt Memorial Bridge, while plans are underway for it's next century. WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.
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    Police Searching For White Van After Georgia Mall Shooting

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    MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - Police were searching for a suspect after witnesses say a woman was shot in the eye during a gruesome scene at a suburban Atlanta mall. The Marietta Daily Journal reports that the gunman also fired a shot at a bystander who tried to help the woman shortly after 2 p.m. Monday in a parking lot at Cumberland Mall northwest of Atlanta. Police said the shooting happened during some type of confrontation between the man and the woman. The Marietta newspaper reports that the wom... More>>

    1 year after bombs, Boston Marathon a celebration

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    Unfinished business. Defiance. Hope, strength and resilience. They used different words but the meaning was the same for thousands of people who were stopped by twin bombings at last year's Boston Marathon and came... 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: April 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>>

    Fort Gordon Clears Confusion About New Missions, Growth

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    Fort Gordon wants to clear the air about the new growth expected at the post and its relation to the upcoming Cyber Command Mission. More>>

    Cast members, fans question future of TLC's 'Welcome to Myrtle Manor' Video included

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    It’s been over a year since the world was first introduced to the colorful cast of ‘Welcome to Myrtle Manor.’ Since it debuted, it’s received plenty of attention – both positive and negative. But the show has caught on with viewers, averaging between 1.1 and 1.3 million viewers per episode, and is now among TLC’s top rated shows. "If the show ended today, we have all been blessed, we have made so many new friends, we... More>>

    Waynesboro Declares Slum Areas for State Grant, Citizens Argue Word

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    A group of residents in Waynesboro are considering a lawsuit against the City Council after majority voted to consider portions of two Wards slum for state dollars.  More>>

    Moose Attack Caught On Tape Video included

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    A day of snowmobiling turned into a frightening encounter with a moose for a Maine couple and it was all caught on video. More>>

    Medical mystery: Baby cannot open mouth

    Doctors in Canada are puzzled by a 10-month-old baby who was born with a rare condition that does not allow him to open his mouth. More>>

    Top Consumer Complaints In SC Video included

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    The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs has received more than 1,100 complaints since launching a new and improve online complaint database in January. The top complaints so far in 2014 include issues with cars, cable/cell phone companies and debt collectors. More>>

    Work To Start On Making Riverwalk Safer

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     NewsChannel 6 was the first to point out issues with overgrowth at Riverwalk following a brutal assault there last May now with is about to begin to open up sight lines for visitors More>>

    Fact Check: RGA Ad Slams Sheheen’s Legal Work Video included

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    The national Republican Governors Association is going after South Carolina Democratic candidate Vincent Sheheen with a new TV ad that criticizes his work as a lawyer. Are the claims true?
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    Georgia Gun Bill Waiting on the Governor

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    Georgia could soon have some of the nation's most relaxed gun laws if Governor Nathan Deal decides to sign theHouse Bill 60into law. It would allow people with carry permits to bring guns into bars, churches and even some government facilities. But in light of recent school shootings and other acts of violence, the bill has sparked heated debate. Some have even taken to calling the bill the "guns everywhere law" whi... More>>

    Pest Numbers About To Boom

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    Duane Dunbar, service center manager at Arrow Exterminators says, "You're gonna see a huge, huge increase numbers of pests that are going to be active." Dunbar is a professional exterminator and he says the recent cold, damp weather has delayed the beginning of pest season. As the mercury rises Dunbar expects a dramatic change in what you see buzzing around your home."Now it's really starting to heat up and we're getting a lot of activity with our carpenter bees, our honeybees, our bees and ... More>>

    Lady Antebellum’s Dave Haywood, Wife Kelli Expecting Baby Boy

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    Dave Haywood of Lady Antebellum announced Monday he and his wife are expecting a son. More>>

    Former Georgia State Senator Charles Walker Hospitalized

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    Former Georgia State Senator Charles Walker is recovering at a local hospital after undergoing surgery. More>>

    Georgia Releases 2 Years Of School Scores

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    State education officials say Georgia's elementary and middle schools improved overall during the last two years. But high schools on average are struggling to boost their students' performance. More>>

    CSRA Mid-Afternoon News Update: April 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>>

    Bloodhound Team Captures Wanted Aiken County Robbery Suspect

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    A suspect wanted in connection to a March 18th armed robbery in Aiken County is now in custody. More>>

    Blasting Scheduled For Columbia County This Week

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    If you hear loud noises in the Grovetown and Appling area of Columbia County, Georgia this week don't be alarmed.Blair construction will be putting these new sewer pipes into a new sewer line at the intersection of I-20 and Highway 221.But they've come across some rocks that are in the way and they need to be blasted to finish the project. More>>

    Governor Nathan Deal: Programs Give Students Head Start, Create Skilled Workforce

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    Monday, Governor Nathan Deal signed into law legislation creating work-based learning programs for Georgia high school students. More>>

    CSRA Morning News Update: April 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>>

    12 gold bars found inside Indian man's stomach

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    After a 63-year-old man complained a stomach pain in India, doctors removed 12 small gold bars from his stomach during a three-hour surgery.
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    Teen suspended for asking Miss America to prom

    A Pennsylvania high school student is in hot water for asking Miss America to prom during a question and answer session at school. More>>

    Teen OK after riding in wheel well of Hawaii jet

    Officials say a 16-year-old boy is "lucky to be alive" and unharmed after flying from California to Hawaii stowed away in a plane's wheel well, surviving cold temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen. More>>

    Lindsay Lohan says she's suffered a miscarriage

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    Actress Lindsay Lohan announced on her reality television show that she recently suffered a miscarriage.
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    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>>

    Augusta Runner Returns To Boston: 'We're Not Scared'

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    New security measures mark the new Marathon Monday in Boston.
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    Kraft Foods Group, Inc., Recalls Approximately 96,000 Pounds of Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners

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    WASHINGTON, April 20, 2014– Kraft Foods Group, Inc., a Columbia, Mo., establishment is recalling approximately 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners because the products may contain Classic Cheese Dogs in the Classic Wieners’ packages. The product labels are incorrect, as they do not reflect the ingredients associated with the pasteurized cheese in the cheese dogs, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products were formula... More>>

    CSRA Evening News Update: April 20, 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>>

    GMA Sunday Headlines: April 20, 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>>

    13-pound baby born in Philadelphia

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    A mother in Philadelphia gave birth to baby weighing 13 pounds, eight ounces. More>>

    WJBF's Brad Means Hosts A Conversation With Augusta's Mayoral Candidates Video included

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    Saturday evening, WJBF News Channel 6's Brad Means hosted a conversation with all five candidates vying to become the next mayor of Augusta. Click to view the segments online.
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    Georgia Company Recalls Chicken Tender Products

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    A Georgia company has recalled nearly 24,000 pounds of fully cooked breaded chicken breast products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. More>>

    Funeral for Teen Hit By Car While Running from Dog

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    News Channel 6's Deon Guillory talks to the family of a teen hit by a car and killed while running from a dog. More>>

    7th Annual Team Lean Is A Big Success Video included

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    Today was the finale of the 7th year of Team Lean and it was a huge success.WJBF’s Ed Bloodsworth announced the winners at the downtown YMCA and the packed room cheered loudly. 85,000 cumulative pounds have been lost by 9,000 participants in less than ten years of doing Team Lean.Millie Huff, Community Relations Director at the YMCA of Augusta says, “It was a huge success. We’re so proud that our sponsors came together and we had 1,600 people who committed to being healthier over a 12 week ... More>>

    Update: Moped Accident Kills Rider

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    A Friday afternoon accident at the intersection of Columbia and Bel Air Road sends one to the hospital. According to witnesses as the scene the accident involved a motorcycle and semi truck. Currently, only one lane of Columbia Road is open to thru traffic, News Channel 6 has a crew on the scene and will update this story when more information is available. More>>

    Alleluia Glory Run 5K Preview

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    Alleluia Glory Run 5K Assistant Race Director Amy Killips Parris chatted with WJBF News Channel Six Chris Kane about the upcoming race.When: Saturday, April 27thWhere: Norton Circle Registration Info: gloryrun.net More>>

    GMA Saturday Headlines: April 19, 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>>

    Christians Honor Jesus Christ on Good Friday Video included

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    Good Friday is the day where those of the Christian faith believe that a man went through death by crucifixion. While death can be a sad time, those followers of Jesus Christ say they rejoice at this time. More>>

    Family Seeks Help With Murder Mystery While Helping Others Deal With Crime

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    28-year old Travis Smith was shot in the stomach while he stood outside the Ridgeview Manor Apartment Complex in North Augusta on September 29th, 2012. Two men were seen running away from the complex after the shooting, but no onehas been arrested.As Dee Griffin reports, instead of getting bitter this family is using their loved ones death to make their community better.As the rain falls on Ridgeview Manor apartments in North Augusta, a cloud of questions loom over the complex where Travis Sm... More>>

    28 Pedestrians Struck In Richmond County So Far This Year Video included

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    Because of the recent increase in pedestrian related accidents, the Richmond County Sheriff's Office is trying to raise awareness about crosswalk safety. 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: April 18, 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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    Updated: Another Pedestrian Killed in Augusta

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    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a pedestrian. It happened just after 8:30 Thursday night at the intersection of Mike Padgett Highway and Payton Drive.The sheriff's office says the victim was hit by a van while trying to cross the road.The person died at the scene.Investigators have not identified the victim nor do they know who is at fault.This is the latest of several accidents involving pedestrians in recent days.We will bring you more information as it c... More>>

    Baby Boomers' Kids Face Becoming Parent's Parents

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    As illnesses and physical limitations affect the Baby Boomer generation, many of their children will be faced with the tough decision of how to care for them. If you are between the ages of 50 and 70, chances are it’s already too late to start thinking about your senior citizen quality of life. More>>

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    A state budget proposal would provide new buses that run on alternative fuel to South Carolina school districts willing to pay part of the bill. The Senate Finance Committee approved Wednesday creating a pilot program for up to three districts. The alternative-fuel buses are expected to cost an additional $7,000 above the $82,000 average for regular-route buses. In South Carolina, the education agency buys, owns and maintains the statewide school bus fleet. The fleet is among the nation's old... More>>

    More People Getting Jobs in Georgia

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    State labor officials say Georgia's unemployment rate has dropped to 7 percent, the lowest rate since September 2008. The Georgia Department of Labor announced the new seasonally adjusted jobless rate on Thursday. The rate is down from 7.1 percent in February and 8.4 percent in March a year ago. State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said the new number represents the ninth consecutive month that Georgia's unemployment rate has dropped. He said the rate went down because employers are creating ... More>>

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    There was a big announcement from downtown Augusta today. Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree has created a new downtown safety initiative.
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    A pedestrian has been struck by a train in Burnettown, SC. More>>

    CSRA Morning News Update: April 17, 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>>

    TB Detected At Hephzibah HS

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    Health department officials informed parents at Hephzibah Comprehensive High School that their children might have been exposed to tuberculosis. More>>

    Woman Sentenced For Messing With Mammograms

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    A Georgia woman is facing serious jail time after admitting to giving false mammogram results Prosecutors say 10 women were told their mammogram results were clear, when they were not. Jennifer Moulliet has the story. More>>

    S.C. Senate Candidates Trying to Unseat Lindsey Graham

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    South Carolina senate candidates came to Aiken Wednesday.They were there for a forum sponsored by The Aiken Republican Club.Det Bowers, Benjamin Dunn, Nancy Mace, Richard Cash and Bill Connor all trying to unseat incumbent Lindsey Graham. Topics included health care, social security, and defense spending. More than 200 people attended. More>>

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    A Hephzibah man speaking out about a local auto repair shop. He says the shop overcharged him and kept his car longer than they told him they would have it. News Channel 6's Mike Miller investigates.
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    Suspect Wanted In Connection To Two Weekend Richmond County Robberies

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    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is looking for a suspect, they say, is connected to two robberies that happened over the weekend.
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    CSRA Evening News Update: April 16, 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>>

    Columbia County Commission Chair: Ron Cross vs. Jim Bartley

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    The race for the Columbia County Commission Chair is heating up. Signs are out across the county for challenger Jim Bartley who is hoping to unseat incumbent Ron Cross. WJBF News Channel 6's Nicole Snyder has the story.
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    Water Woes Still Flowing at Apartment Complex

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    News Channel 6's Deon Guillory investigates more water woes for neighbors at an apartment complex More>>

    Hephzibah High School Student Presents TB Symptoms, Testing To Be Done Next Week

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    Tuberculosis testing will be done for some Hephzibah High School student next week after a student presented TB symptoms.
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    "Polar Vortex" Could Mean A Pollen-Heavy Allergy Season

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    Temperatures have finally warmed from "polar vortex" lows to more spring-like temperatures. However, a new menace lurks for those wanting to enjoy the outdoors: pollen. More>>

    Georgia Board Of Regents Raises Tuition For Majority Of Georgia Colleges, Universities

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    The University System of Georgia Board of Regents has announced a tuition increase for the majority of colleges and universities in the system.
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    The 8th annual National Collegiate Disc Golf Championships, held at the Hippodrome Disc Golf Complex in North Augusta, kicked off Wednesday. More>>

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    A video posted to YouTube showing a man getting kicked in the head by a person on a passing train has gone viral. More>>

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    If you own an Apple device, such as an iPhone or iPad, you can now download our free WJBF LIVE Vipir 6 Weather app, which was launched in the App Store Wednesday.
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    CSRA Mid-Afternoon News Update: April 16, 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>>

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    David Kalb shoots some of the weirdest and most creative baskets ever seen. More>>

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    Two signs urging people to stop littering in Laurens have been moved after the city was asked to remove them from state right of ways by the South Carolina Department of Transportation. More>>

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    We are compiling photos you may have of you, your family, or your friends with our beloved "Trooper Terry" Sams. More>>

    Car Accident Killed Girls Missing Since 1971

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    Authorities say two South Dakota girls missing since 1971 died after driving into a creek on their way to a party at a nearby gravel pit. More>>

    Woman Reported Missing In Richmond County

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    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is asking for help from the public in located a woman who has been missing for nearly one month. More>>

    Food Bank Law Helps Save Dough Video included

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    A new Georgia law will help put food on more tables. House Bill 958 provides a sales tax exemption to the state's seven food banks. WJBF News Channel 6's Renetta DuBose has the story.

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    Domino's replaces crust with fried chicken

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    Domino's is no chicken when it comes to taking risks. The pizza chain is rolling out a new menu item that replaces typical pizza crust with pieces of breaded, boneless chicken. More>>

    Motorcycle Accident Leaves One Person Dead

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    The Richmond County Coroner has identified the man who was killed in a deadly motorcycle accident. More>>

    CSRA Morning News Update: April 16, 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>>

    6 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

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    Boston Bomb Squad Detonate Backpacks near Marathon Finish Line

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    Boston police took one man into custody and detonated two backpacks Tuesday night after the packs were found unattended on Boylston Street near the Boston Marathon finish line. Police said the backpacks were detonated “for precautionary reasons.’’ It was not immediately clear, what, if anything the man would be charged with. He was being questioned by police. Before the detonations, police ordered an evacuation of the area near the finish line and the police bomb squad arrived at the scene. ... More>>

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    A three-year-old Nebraska boy who was reported missing Monday was found safe inside a claw crane machine at a bowling alley. More>>

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    Colorado is taking the legalization of marijuana to a new level. Jeanne Moos shows you the pot vending machine. More>>

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    The Richmond County Board of Education is using an online survey to get input on the next superintendent. WJBF News Channel 6's Deon Guillory has the story.
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    Golden Apple: Anna McKee-Poore

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    Anna McKee-Poore is helping students with special needs overcome obstacles so they can contribute."Our goal in here is to maximize their educational and personal potential," she says. "Social goals, academic goals, behavioral goals, just making them the best citizens they can be."That means skills for quality employment, quality lives, and friendships."They will go to dayhab centers or have actual jobs. It varies a lot from student to student and what their abilities are when they graduate fr... More>>

    Engineering Department’s SPLOST Plans Voted Down

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    The Augusta Engineering Department's plans to spend its SPLOST allotment, approved earlier this year, was voted down by the Augusta Commission Tuesday evening. WJBF News Channel 6's Nicole Snyder has the story.
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    CSRA Evening News Update: April 15, 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>>

    Aiken Technical College Invites Public To April 16th Career Fair On Campus

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    Aiken Technical College will host a Career Fair open to the public on April 16th to assist ATC students and members of the community in finding career opportunities in the CSRA. More>>

    Downtown Augusta Utilities Department Customer Service Office Closed

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    The Downtown Customer Service Office for Augusta Utilities that is currently located in the Augusta Municipal Building will be closed Wednesday April 16th through Friday, April 18th. More>>

    UPDATED ON 6: Memorial Fund Set Up For Family Of Teen Killed After Being Hit By Car

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    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned a 13-year-old boy has died after being struck by a vehicle on Milledgeville Road while reportedly running from a dog. More>>

    Teen Struck By Vehicle Sunday In Augusta

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    A 15-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle Sunday afternoon at the intersection of Laney Walker Boulevard and Cecelia Street. More>>

    Laurens Street Traffic To Be Diverted Wednesday

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    Traffic on Laurens Street, in Aiken, will be diverted on Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. More>>

    Woman Burned In Deadly Augusta Fire Has Died

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    A Richmond County woman critically injured in a house fire April 4th has died. More>>

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    Traffic is moving again on Highway 23 in Burke County after a tractor-trailer flipped over and blocked traffic in both directions on the roadway.
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    If you are a parent of a Richmond County school student, the Richmond County Board of Education wants you input on the next school superintendent. More>>

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    CSRA Mid-Afternoon News Update: April 15, 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>>

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    WJBF News Channel 6 and their Children First partner, Bridgestone, took part in Columbia County’s Easter Egg Scramble last Saturday, April 12th. More>>

    Masters Champ Bubba Watson Tweets Post Tournament Selfie Video included

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    Twitter fans in the CSRA shared in the excitement after the 2014 Masters Champion tweeted a selfie from Waffle House before leaving Augusta. WJBF News Channel 6's Renetta DuBose has the story.
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    PHOTOS: Monday After The Masters Wraps Up In Myrtle Beach Video included

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    The 20th Annual Hootie and the Blowfish Monday After The Masters Tournament was held Monday at The Dye Club at Barefoot Resort. More>>

    It's April 15: Here Are Your Last Minute Tax Tips

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    It's that time. Individual tax returns must be postmarked or filed electronically by tonight.
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    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: April 15, 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>>

    Pedestrian Safety Concerns After Weekend Accidents

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    News Channel 6's Deon Guillory looks at pedestrian safety concerns after weekend accidents. More>>

    South Carolina Libraries Could Get A Lot Quieter

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    Public libraries are known as a place of quiet study and reading. Now, lawmakers in South Carolina are working on a bill to ensure people are utilizing the areas properly. When it comes to a safe and peaceful environment for three-year old Addison, her father, Doug Lovely, is on board for whatever it takes. “I bring my daughter here to the park and the library quite often, and I think having a misdemeanor for disrupti... More>>

    Expectant Mother Jolted By Highway Pothole, Speaks Out For Road Repairs

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    News Three first told you about the South Carolina Alliance to Fix Our Road's campaign for drivers to send photos of damaged drags through social media. Since then, a crumbling, jagged road laced with potholes gave one driver a close call. Now, she's urging lawmakers to take action to fund repairs for herself, her unborn child, and other drivers along Highway 321. More>>

    Aiken County Investigators Searching For Bank Robbers

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    Aiken County investigators are searching for at least three bank robbers. They say the men walked into the Security Federal Bank on Canal Street, with a rifle, around 10:30 Monday morning. The men fled in what is described as a large car that is either tan or gold in color. Leavelle McCampbell Middle School is near the bank where the robbery occurred, and had to be locked down for a short time. It has since reopened. Nobody was injured in the robbery. More>>

    Deadly Shooting In Waynesboro

    Deadly Shooting In Waynesboro

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    One person is dead following an early morning shooting in Waynesboro, Georgia. The shooting took place just before 2 A.M. on 11th and Liberty street. Details are limited at this tim, but count on News Channel Six to update you as we get more information. GBI is assisting local authorities with the investigation. More>>

    Good Morning Augusta A-Block For April 14, 2014

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    Chris Kane, Dee Griffin And Ed Bloodsworth Brings The CSRA Good Morning Augusta's Top Stories For April 14, 2014 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>>

    Masters Report 2014 Sunday: Segment 1 Video included

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    Matt Zahn and Tom Wylie take a look at the final leaderboard of the 2014 Masters. More>>

    Masters Report 2014 Sunday: Segment 2 Video included

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    We hear from 2013 Masters champion Adam Scott, and Matt Zahn and Tom Wylie take a look at Bubba Watson' Green Jacket ceremony. More>>

    Masters Report 2014 Sunday: Segment 3 Video included

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    We take a look at some Masters tweets, and we hear from the two that tied for second place: Jordan Spieth and Jonas Blixt. More>>

    Masters Report 2014 Sunday: Segment 4 Video included

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    We hear from Augusta native and former Masters champion Larry Mize, as well as Miguel Angel Jimenez and Rickie Fowler. More>>

    Masters Report 2014 Sunday: Segment 5 Video included

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    We take a look at how our Masters Report crew's predictions fared in the 2014 Masters. More>>

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    Bubba Watson has won his second Masters championship. He also won a Green Jacket in 2012. More>>

    UPDATED ON 6: Supremacist Identified As Suspect In Deadly Kansas Jewish Center Shootings

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    A Johnson County (Kansas) jail official says the man accused of killing three people outside of Jewish sites near Kansas City is Frazier Glenn Cross. More>>

    CSRA 11:00 P.M. Evening News Update: April 13, 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>>

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      Warren Buffett says he disapproves of Coca-Cola's highly contested pay plan for its executives.
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