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    SPLOST Support To Organize In Augusta Video included

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    The last time out, seven out of ten voters supported SPLOST. But this time, there is more opposition and so far organized support for SPLOST has been silent. That will change, but will it do any good? WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story. More>>

    Storm Debris Out Of City Park Video included

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     It was a mountain of limbs and branches, but ice storm debris piled in Eisenhower Park in Augusta is no longer piled so high. More>>

    Elvis on eBay: One Man's Approach to Getting a Job Video included

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    WJBF News Channel 6's Deon Guillory talks to one man auctioning himself online for a job More>>

    Leash Law Violation Results In Dog's Death Video included

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    As the weather gets warmer, more pet owners are breaking the law and letting their dogs off the leash. But, that freedom could come with a big price. A price that could include a fine or a life. News Channel Six's Dee Griffin explains why doing that could cost you. Instead of walking outside to play with his dog "hershey," Brad Stewart slowly walks to visit his dog's grave. Stewart says his beloved dog died earlier this week after two pit bulls wandered into the backyard."About 11:30 I hear... More>>

    Medac Inc. Chooses North Augusta Over Fort Discovery For New Headquarters Video included

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    Medac Inc., a provider of revenue cycle and practice management services and information products to anesthesia-related healthcare providers, plans to establish the company’s headquarters in Aiken County. More>>

    Two Arrested, One Still Sought In Connection To April 16th Shooting On Brown Street

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    Two people have been arrested, and another suspect is still sought, in connection to a shooting that happened Wednesday, April 16th at 1454 Brown Road. More>>

    Family Y Miracle League Opening Day Kicks Off Summer Season This Weekend

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    The Family Y of Greater Augusta’s adapted baseball league, the Miracle League, will have its Opening Day celebration on Saturday, April 26th at the Miracle League field (located behind the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center). More>>

    The Cowboy Monkey Visits Television Park Video included

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    A famous cowboy monkey, Little E, paid a visit to Television Park and our Chris Kane and Julie Parise learned why he is in the CSRA this weekend. Click for more information.
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    Suspect Wanted In String Of Vehicle Break-Ins

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    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is asking for help from the public in identifying a suspect in a string of vehicle break-ins. More>>

    CSRA Mid-Afternoon News Update: April 24, 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>>

    Astronaut Takes Out Of This World Selfie Video included

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    An astronaut on the International Space Station took an out of this world Selfie.
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    Broad Street Fire

    Cause Of Early Morning Fire In Downtown Augusta Under Investigation Video included

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    Richmond County fire investigators are searching for the cause of an early Thursday morning fire at the old J.C. Penney's building. 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 24, 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>>

    Growth At Fort Gordon Means Big Changes For Augusta Video included

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    Fort Gordon’s new Cyber Command Center is coming, bringing with it not only thousands of new residents, but also questions and misconceptions. The Command unit will bring about 700 jobs to Fort Gordon – but it’s just a small part – and the last, of several new and expanding missions at the post.
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    Mississippi girl, 2, Found Unharmed In South Georgia

    Mississippi girl, 2, Found Unharmed In South Georgia

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    A 2-year-old girl whose younger sister was found dead in Mississippi has been found unharmed in Georgia. More>>

    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

    CSRA Morning 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>>

    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

    CSRA Evening News Update: April 20, 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>>

    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

    Photo from WJBF News Channel 6's Conversation with Augusta's Mayoral Candidates Photo from WJBF News Channel 6's Conversation with Augusta's Mayoral Candidates
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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

    Alleluia Glory Run 5K Preview Video included

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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>>

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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...
    • April Mugshots

      April Mugshots

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      April arrests made in the Upstate and western North Carolina.

      April arrests made in the Upstate and western North Carolina.

    • Medac Inc. Chooses North Augusta Over Fort Discovery For New Headquarters

      Medac Inc. Chooses North Augusta Over Fort Discovery For New Headquarters

      Thursday, April 24 2014 5:04 PM EDT2014-04-24 21:04:05 GMT
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      Medac Inc., a provider of revenue cycle and practice management services and information products to anesthesia-related healthcare providers, plans to establish the company’s headquarters in Aiken County.
      Medac Inc., a provider of revenue cycle and practice management services and information products to anesthesia-related healthcare providers, plans to establish the company’s headquarters in Aiken County.
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      Thursday, April 24 2014 7:05 PM EDT2014-04-24 23:05:39 GMT
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      The last time out, seven out of ten voters supported SPLOST. But this time, there is more opposition and so far organized support for SPLOST has been silent. That will change, but will it do any good? WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.
      The last time out, seven out of ten voters supported SPLOST. But this time, there is more opposition and so far organized support for SPLOST has been silent. That will change, but will it do any good? WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.
    • Storm Debris Out Of City Park

      Storm Debris Out Of City Park

      Thursday, April 24 2014 6:53 PM EDT2014-04-24 22:53:00 GMT
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        It was a mountain of limbs and branches, but ice storm debris piled in Eisenhower Park in Augusta is no longer piled so high.
       It was a mountain of limbs and branches, but ice storm debris piled in Eisenhower Park in Augusta is no longer piled so high.
    • Elvis on eBay: One Man's Approach to Getting a Job

      Elvis on eBay: One Man's Approach to Getting a Job

      Thursday, April 24 2014 6:25 PM EDT2014-04-24 22:25:55 GMT
      WJBF News Channel 6's Deon Guillory talks to one man auctioning himself online for a job
      WJBF News Channel 6's Deon Guillory talks to one man auctioning himself online for a job
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    • Heroin Submissions to GBI Crime Lab Increasing Annually

      Heroin Submissions to GBI Crime Lab Increasing Annually

      Thursday, April 24 2014 5:58 PM EDT2014-04-24 21:58:41 GMT
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      An analysis of drug submissions to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) Crime Lab found heroin submissions have increased annually since 2011.
      An analysis of drug submissions to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) Crime Lab found heroin submissions have increased annually since 2011.
    • Two Arrested, One Still Sought In Connection To April 16th Shooting On Brown Street

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      Two people have been arrested, and another suspect is still sought, in connection to a shooting that happened Wednesday, April 16th at 1454 Brown Road.
    • Suspect Wanted In String Of Vehicle Break-Ins

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      Thursday, April 24 2014 2:53 PM EDT2014-04-24 18:53:43 GMT
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      The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is asking for help from the public in identifying a suspect in a string of vehicle break-ins.
      The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is asking for help from the public in identifying a suspect in a string of vehicle break-ins.
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    • Family Y Miracle League Opening Day Kicks Off Summer Season This Weekend

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      The Family Y of Greater Augusta’s adapted baseball league, the Miracle League, will have its Opening Day celebration on Saturday, April 26th at the Miracle League field (located behind the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center).
      The Family Y of Greater Augusta’s adapted baseball league, the Miracle League, will have its Opening Day celebration on Saturday, April 26th at the Miracle League field (located behind the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center).
    • GreenJackets Lose to Suns in 13 Innings

      GreenJackets Lose to Suns in 13 Innings

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:38 PM EDT2014-04-24 03:38:27 GMT
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      A heartbreaking loss for the GreenJackets (11-9), Thursday night, to the Hagerstown Suns (14-5), at Lake Olmstead Stadium. 
      A heartbreaking loss for the GreenJackets (11-9), Thursday night, to the Hagerstown Suns (14-5), at Lake Olmstead Stadium. 
    • Huge Innings Lift Pacers Past Jaguars

      Huge Innings Lift Pacers Past Jaguars

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:39 PM EDT2014-04-24 01:39:39 GMT
      The University of South Carolina Aiken had a five-run first inning and cruised to a 14-5 victory over visiting GRU Augusta in a non-conference contest Wednesday evening.
      The University of South Carolina Aiken had a five-run first inning and cruised to a 14-5 victory over visiting GRU Augusta in a non-conference contest Wednesday evening.
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      The last time out, seven out of ten voters supported SPLOST. But this time, there is more opposition and so far organized support for SPLOST has been silent. That will change, but will it do any good? WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.
      The last time out, seven out of ten voters supported SPLOST. But this time, there is more opposition and so far organized support for SPLOST has been silent. That will change, but will it do any good? WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.
    • Storm Debris Out Of City Park

      Storm Debris Out Of City Park

      Thursday, April 24 2014 6:53 PM EDT2014-04-24 22:53:00 GMT
      Photo of ice storm debris removal at Eisenhower ParkPhoto of ice storm debris removal at Eisenhower Park
        It was a mountain of limbs and branches, but ice storm debris piled in Eisenhower Park in Augusta is no longer piled so high.
       It was a mountain of limbs and branches, but ice storm debris piled in Eisenhower Park in Augusta is no longer piled so high.
    • Medac Inc. Chooses North Augusta Over Fort Discovery For New Headquarters

      Medac Inc. Chooses North Augusta Over Fort Discovery For New Headquarters

      Thursday, April 24 2014 5:04 PM EDT2014-04-24 21:04:05 GMT
      MEdac Logo imageMEdac Logo image
      Medac Inc., a provider of revenue cycle and practice management services and information products to anesthesia-related healthcare providers, plans to establish the company’s headquarters in Aiken County.
      Medac Inc., a provider of revenue cycle and practice management services and information products to anesthesia-related healthcare providers, plans to establish the company’s headquarters in Aiken County.
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    • Michigan man among 1st in US to get 'bionic eye'

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      A degenerative eye disease slowly robbed Roger Pontz of his vision.
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      An astronaut on the International Space Station took an out of this world Selfie.
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