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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>>

WATCH LIVE: Brad Means To Host Conversation With Augusta's Mayoral Candidates

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WJBF News Channel 6's Brad Means will be hosting a conversation with all five candidates vying to become the next mayor of Augusta. 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

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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>>

Man Dies in Hotel Fall

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A 22-year-old man has died after falling seven floors from the balcony of a Myrtle Beach hotel. Horry County Deputy Coroner Darris Fowler says the fall happened shortly after midnight Thursday. The name of the victim has not been released while family members are notified. Authorities are investigating but they do not suspect foul play. A police report says an officer was flagged down by the manager of the Windsurfer Motel on North Ocean Boulevard at the time of the fall. The victim was found... 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>>

First-Ever Georgia Lineman Appreciation Day Honors GA Power Crews

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Friday, April 18 has been declared Georgia Lineman Appreciation Day.In the recently-passed legislation, Georgia congress recognized power crews as “first responders during storms and other catastrophic events.”In February, power crews worked around the clock for nearly four full days to restore power to thousands of customers, but emergency restoration is just one example of the hard work utility crews perform day in and day out to keep our lights on.Georgia Power Distribution Supervisor Jere... More>>

Hip Hop Bunny Drop Kicks-off Easter Celebration

Kroc Center Announces Easter Weekend Events

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A lot of activities are planned at the Kroc Center this Easter weekend. More>>

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>>

School Busses Going Green

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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>>

Riverbanks Zoo & Garden -- April 17, 2014

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It's always a good time to head to the Riverbanks Zoo in Columbia and they have a lot going on. Susan O'Cain sat down with News Channel 6 Meteorologist Ed Bloodsworth to discuss all the changes. More>>

Sheriff Creates Safety Plan For Downtown Augusta

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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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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>>

Pedestrian Struck By Train

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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>>

Lack of food causes people to be "Hangry"

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Have you heard the term "Hangry"? it is when hunger leads someone to become angry. It's a real thing -- and it may have some very real implications for your marriage. New research shows a powerful link between low blood sugar and higher levels of aggression among spouses, suggesting that the hungrier you are, the less self-control you have, and the more aggression you let come out. A 3 year old child is safe after climbing into and getting stuck inside a stuffed animal claw crane machine at a... More>>

Free Tax Day Treats

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Several businesses around the area are offering treats this tax day. Arby's is giving away snack-sized orders of curly fries, when you print a coupon from their website.Hard Rock Cafe will give you a free dinner... but you have to perform a song on stage.Fast food chain sonic is offering half off soft drinks and slushes today and if you want to get rid of all those important documents safely--you can take up to 5 pounds of paper to office depot to shred with a coupon from their website....the... More>>

Pronunciation Mishap

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That's Julian Batts--a college Freshmen out of Indiana. And because he pronounced the word "achilles" wrong, his answer does NOT count. But the rules state, " when a contestant tries to solvea puzzle, they must pronounce it using the generally accepted pronunciation ." Just guess what amount the wheel had landed on ?One million dollars. Despite his mistake Julian still came back to win the entire game. More>>

NFL Player goes to Prom

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Time for What's trending....Some brave southwest airlines passengers are being praised... after stopping a man from opening one of the doors mid-flight.Witnesses say he was planning to jump from the plane.It started with loud frantic voices on a flight from Chicago to Sacramento.Some thought it was a medical emergency....but quickly learned otherwise. A group of passengers tackled the man. Pilot made and emergency landing....and air marshals took him off the plane. It's every teenager's dream... More>>

$5000 to quit your job

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If your boss offered you five-thousand dollars to quit, would you take the money and run?that's exactly what Amazon is doing.The "pay to quit" program is designed to make sure employees really want to be there.it's only available to warehouse employees.Amazon is in the process of adding jobs, so this isn't about reducing the workforce.the internet giant makes this offer once a year. More>>

FROZEN

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Time to look at What's trending at 5:30....Move over ice desk....a Texas t-v station has come up with something hotter!It's a piñata in the shape of an anchor desk.It stands 70 inches wide, 38 inches tall and 20 inches deep.The desk was designed in honor of fiesta San Antonio, the city's annual Spring Festival.Disney's "Frozen" is not only a box-office hit, the animated film is causing a frenzy on e-bay.Kids across the country are clamoring for "frozen" merchandise...especially dress-up versi... More>>

Late Night with Stephen Colbert

What's trending at 5:30, Thursday, April 10th & Conversation Video included

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Time for What's trending at 5:30....A Ukrainian daredevil is making headlines. He effortlessly dangles from off skyscrapers by his fingertips and does one-handed chin-ups on top of antenna towers.The 27 years old calls himself "mustang wanted".... and warns onlookers not to try any of his stunts. Fast and furious....if you loved the movies, you'll love a new roller coaster ride. Universal studios is creating a ride based on the popular movies.Fast and furious supercharged will open at the Hol... More>>

Men Come To School To Share Love of Reading

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Teachers got a well-deserved break while the men took over their classrooms. Several distinguished men took time out of their busy schedules Wednesday morning to read to kids in Gloverville,South Carolina. Men and women who work with children say positive male role models are desperately needed for our younger generation.School Counselor Katrina Brooks says, "The reason we wanted to do this is to have the students see that men can and do read." Media Specialist Jennifer Pinckney says, "For th... 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>>

6 Investigates: Hephzibah Man Suing Auto Repair Shop Video included

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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>>

Aiken Peach Freeze

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Peach growers say a late March freeze caused major damage in the Aiken area to their crop and now the fruit might be scarce until July. 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>>

UPDATED ON 6: Cash Reward Offered In Deadly Augusta Hit-And-Run

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The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Safety Division has identified a vehicle involved in a deadly hit-and-run crash that happened Saturday, at 11:39 p.m. on Gordon Highway. 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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National Collegiate Disc Golf Championships Kick Off In North Augusta

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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>>

Classic Cars for a Good Cause

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An upcoming classic car show is going to benefit Children at Risk in the Augusta Area. Community Activist, Woody Merry, spoke with News Channel 6's Chris Kane about the event. More>>

VIRAL VIDEO: Selfie Captures Man Getting Kicked By Train Engineer

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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>>

Adopt-A-Pet: April 16, 2014

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The SPCA in Aiken appeared on WJBF News Channel 6 at Noon on April 16th.
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WJBF LIVE Vipir 6 Weather App Now Available For Apple Devices

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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>>

VIRAL VIDEO: Moonroof Trick Shot

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

Controversial 'Donkey' Litter Signs Moved In Laurens

The signs reading "Don't Litter Jack," then showing a cartoon image of a donkey were later installed in a neighborhood that requested them. The signs reading "Don't Litter Jack," then showing a cartoon image of a donkey were later installed in a neighborhood that requested them.
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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>>

PHOTOS: Friends, Kids With Trooper Terry

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

Moist Wipes Allergies Video included

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There are a lot of personal products out there that make life a little easier like moist wipes. But with convenience, sometimes comes complications. Carl Azuz has more on how they handy wipes may be causing serious allergies. More>>

Boston Police took one man in custody

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>>

Purple Up Day Honors Military Children Video included

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Fort Gordon celebrated Purple Up Day Tuesday, April 15th. April marks national "Month of the Military Child," a time to honor and celebrate military-connected children and youth.
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Missing toddler found inside claw machine at Nebraska bowling alley

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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>>

Free events offer financial and organizational tips

Start New Tax Year With Clarity, Less Clutter

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Free events from Professional Organizers of Augusta. Friday, April 18th- Free Financial Seminar. Saturday, April 19th- Free Shredding Event. More>>

Beyonce on a magazine cover

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Time to take a look at what's trending Musical mogal Beyonce gracing the new cover of L-G-B-T magazine entitled "OUT" In the picture she resembles marilyn monroe.in the magazine...beyonce talked about women's empowerment, and equality overall. she also talked about some of the concepts behind her new album like control, truth, and riskshe goes onto say..."there is unbelievable power in ownership, and women should own their sexuality."Prince George has his first "playdate" with other toddlers ... More>>

Pot Vending Machine Video included

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

Richmond County BOE Wants Your Input On Next Leader Video included

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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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That Afternoon Nap Could Indicate Health Problems

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Though you may enjoy your daily nap, health officials are now saying those catnaps may be harmful. More>>

Augusta Procurement Department Director's Raise On Hold For Now

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Augusta's Procurement Department director will have to wait even longer to see if she gets a raise or not. More>>

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>>

Governor Deal Signs Bill Extending Tax-Free Holiday Weekends

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Monday, Governor Nathan Deal signed House Bill 958, legislation that will extend the statewide back-to-school tax-free holiday and ENERGY STAR and WaterSense appliance tax-free holiday weekends for an additional two years. 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>>

Governor Deal Signs Bills Assisting Veterans, Military Families

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Tuesday, Governor Nathan Deal signed into law legislation that allows any court with jurisdiction over criminal cases to establish veterans court divisions (Senate Bill 320). More>>

Governor Nathan Deal Ensures Teachers Have Say On Health Insurance Plans

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Tuesday, Governor Nathan Deal signed an executive order that requires the Department of Community Health to include a teacher representative in the State Health Benefit Plan invitation for proposals process. 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>>

UPDATED ON 6: Traffic Moving Again After Tuesday Morning Tractor-Trailer Crash In Burke County Video included

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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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Richmond County BOE Wants Parent Input On Next School Superintendent

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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>>

Fans Remember The "Trooper Terry Show" Video included

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Countless children grew up here in the CSRA with the "Trooper Terry Show", which ran right here on WJBF for 20 years.WJBF News Channel 6 talked to some CSRA residents about the memories of the show. More>>

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>>

PHOTOS: Thousands Of Kids Take Part In Easter Egg Scramble

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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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Quick Cooking: Quick Tortellini Skillet

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Once your done filing your taxes, how about some "comfort" food.  In today's Quick Cooking, Karen Calloway has a recipe for a Quick Tortellini Skillet. More>>

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>>

UPDATED ON 6: Burke County Teen Still Missing

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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>>

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>>

Porsche's New Facility Is Bringing New Jobs To Atlanta

Porsche's New Facility Is Bringing New Jobs To Atlanta

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Construction on Porsche's new 100 million dollar facility is bringing many new jobs to Atlanta.
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People With Old Social Security Debts Get Reprieve

People With Old Social Security Debts Get Reprieve

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People with old Social Security debts are getting a reprieve - for now.
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CSRA Evening Update: Monday, April 14, 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>>

Giving Your Best: Adrienne Patterson Video included

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This month's Giving Your Best winner is the founder of Mommy & Me Missions, Adrienne Patterson.
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SC Health officials need your help tracking West Nile

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Public health officials are seeing the public's help in tracking the arrival of the West Nile virus in South Carolina.  More>>

Georgia extends tax free weekend

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Georgians can count on at least two more years of tax-free shopping holidays for school items and energy-efficient appliances.  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>>

Quinton Aaron Visits Television Park

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A person who's face is familiar in Augusta stopped by Television Park today to discuss his anti-bullying campaign. 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>>

Congressional Report Presses For E-Cigarette Rules

Congressional Report Presses For E-Cigarette Rules

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A new Congressional report says concerns about electronic cigarettes underscore the need to regulate the fast-growing industry. . 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>>

Bubba Watson Wins Second Green Jacket

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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

An Overland Park police officer and Kansas State Trooper guard the entrance of the Jewish Community Center after reports of a shooting in Overland Park, Kansas on Sunday, April 13th (Credit ABC News/Associated Press) An Overland Park police officer and Kansas State Trooper guard the entrance of the Jewish Community Center after reports of a shooting in Overland Park, Kansas on Sunday, April 13th (Credit ABC News/Associated Press)
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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>>

With $41.4M, 'Captain America' holds off 'Rio 2'

"Captain America" continued to flex its Marvel muscle at the global box office, as "The Winter Soldier" took in $41.4 million domestically and $60.6 million overseas. More>>

Bubba Watson wins another green jacket at Augusta

One of golf's most exciting players squeezed most of the drama out of the Masters on Sunday. That's just fine with Bubba Watson. More>>

Utah Woman Arrested After 7 Dead Babies Found

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Police have accused a Utah woman of killing seven babies she gave birth to over 10 years after they found the tiny bodies stuffed in cardboard boxes in the garage of her former home. More>>

'I AM A BULLY' Sign Holder Calls Sentence Unfair

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An Ohio man who spent hours on a street corner Sunday with a sign declaring he's a bully says that the punishment in a disorderly conduct case was unfair and that the judge who sentenced him has ruined his life. More>>

CSRA 6:00 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>>

North Augusta Man Dies In Edgefield County Motorcycle Crash

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One man has died after a motorcycle accident in Edgefield County. More>>

Patrons Reflect On Masters Week 2014 Before Heading Home Video included

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As Masters Week comes to an end, patrons set their sights on the course one last time before the gates close. WJBF News Channel 6's Nicole Snyder has the story.
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Masters to distribute $9M in prize money

The Masters will distribute a record $9 million in prize money. More>>

NTSB: No evidence of pre-impact fire in bus crash

Federal investigators said Sunday that they haven't found physical evidence confirming a witness' claim that a FedEx truck was on fire before it slammed into a bus carrying high school students, killing 10 people... More>>

No cellphone, no problem at tradition-rich Masters

No cellphones. No video screens. No electronic scoreboards. More>>

3 People Arrested After Augusta Methamphetamine Lab Bust

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Three people were taken into custody Saturday after a methamphetamine lab bust in Augusta. More>>

Pope poses for 'selfies' after Palm Sunday homily

Pope Francis, marking Palm Sunday in a packed St. Peter's Square, ignored his prepared homily and spoke entirely off-the-cuff in a remarkable departure from practice. Later, he continued to stray from the script by... More>>

GMA Sunday Headlines: April 13, 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>>

AP PHOTOS: Vatican, Holy Land mark Palm Sunday

By The Associated Press Around the world, Christians are marking Palm Sunday with waving fronds, processions and prayer. More>>

Deadly police shooting at Georgia Walmart

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State law officers are investigating after one person was killed in a shooting that involved a police officer in the north Georgia town of Woodstock. More>>

Masters Report 2014 Saturday: Segment 1 Video included

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Matt Zahn and Tom Wylie take a look at who is sitting at or near the top of the Masters leaderboard after the first two rounds. More>>

Masters Report 2014 Saturday: Segment 2 Video included

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Matt Zahn and Tom Wylie talk about co-leaders Bubba Watson and Jordan Spieth, and the others who are lurking right behind them on the leaderboard. More>>

Masters Report 2014 Saturday: Segment 3 Video included

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The "Most Interesting Golfer In The World" Miguel Angel Jimenez makes it interesting on the Masters leaderboard. More>>

Masters Report 2014 Saturday: Segment 4 Video included

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Matt Zahn and Tom Wylie talk about Augusta native Larry Mize starting first Sunday morning, Brad Means has the story of the marker that will be playing with Mize. More>>

Masters Report 2014 Saturday: Segment 5 Video included

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Matt Zahn and Tom Wylie give an update on how the Masters Report crew's picks to win this year's tournament are faring.
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Augusta National Golf Club Member Starting Alongside Larry Mize Sunday Morning As The Marker Video included

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Matt Zahn and Tom Wylie talk about Augusta native Larry Mize starting first Sunday morning, Brad Means has the story of the marker that will be playing with Mize. More>>

CSRA 11:00 P.M. Evening News Update: April 12, 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>>

Bubba Watson Still Confident After Tough Saturday At The Masters

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Bubba Watson would've preferred to play better on Saturday, of course. He's not complaining too much, though. Not when he has a share of the lead heading to the final round of the Masters. More>>

Masters Sunday Pairings, Tee Times

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Click for information on pairings and tee times for Sunday's fourth and final round of the 2014 Masters tournament.
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CSRA Evening Headlines: Saturday April 12th, 2014 Video included

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Mike Miller and Jason Nappi have your Saturday evening headlines. More>>

Jordan Spieth, Bubba Watson Tied For Lead At The Masters

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In a Masters longing for star power, 20-year-old Jordan Spieth put himself atop the leaderboard and 18 holes away from replacing Tiger Woods as the youngest player with a green jacket. More>>

Paine College Hosts First "Purple on the Green" Day Party

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The Masters Tournament is in full swing, and while people are enjoying themselves on the course, others spent the day making memories at the first ever “Purple on the Green” Day Party. Paine College partnered with BET Centric to host the event during Masters Week. Visitors could take part in dancing to live music and mingling with friends and family, all while raising money for a good cause. “This is really happeni... More>>

Georgia Church Rising From The Ashes

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A Georgia church that lost its sanctuary in a fire is returning home a year later. The congregation of Oconee Street United Methodist Church in Athens will hold Sunday services in its reconstructed education building this weekend. Pastor Lisa Caine tells the Athens Banner-Herald that members feel like they are going home. The church has been housed in two other Methodist churches since its sanctuary burned down last April. The fire was determined to be an accident, and no one was hurt. The co... More>>

Driver Hit and Killed on I-75

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Authorities say a motorist who was inspecting his stranded vehicle on the shoulder of an Atlanta freeway was struck and killed by a passing truck. CBS Atlanta reports that the collision happened Saturday morning, on the shoulder of Interstate 75 near Cleveland Avenue. Atlanta police Officer John Chafee tells The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that a preliminary investigation indicates that the man was standing in front of his vehicle, which had its hood up, when a box truck slammed into him. Au... More>>

Murder Investigation in S.C.

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Authorities say an argument led to a shooting that resulted in one man's death and the arrest of another in Pickens County. The Pickens County Sheriff's Office says that 26-year-old Justin Douglas O' Bryant has been charged with murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime. He is charged in the shooting death early Saturday of 38-year-old Michael Shane Collins. Authorities say the two were arguing at a home in the Sunset community at the time. O'Bryant was arrested in Central, abo... More>>

Celebrating Desegregation

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The University of South Carolina is wrapping up its yearlong commemoration of the 50th anniversary of its desegregation with music, dance and gospel tunes. The event is scheduled for Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Koger Center for the Arts. The event honors the struggles and aspirations of the civil rights movement with short monologues and videos. It will also be marked with a performance of a new choreographic work by USC dance faculty Thaddeus Davis and Tanya Wideman. The USC Gospel Choir an... More>>

GMA Saturday Headlines: April 12, 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>>

SC Gov. Nikki Haley's GOP opponent Ervin withdraws from primary

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Gov. Nikki Haley's Republican opponent says he's decided to bypass the primary and become a petition candidate in November.  More>>

GA teacher grows marijuana

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ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - An Athens middle school teacher facing drug charges says he was growing marijuana in his home for medicinal purposes.  More>>

Dreams dashed in fatal college tour bus crash

It was a busload of opportunity: young, low-income, motivated students, destined to become the first in their families to go to college, journeying from the concrete sprawl of Los Angeles to a remote redwood campus 650... More>>

Masters Report 2014 Friday: Segment 1 Video included

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Matt Zahn and Tom Wylie take a look at who is sitting at or near the top of the Masters leaderboard after the first two rounds. More>>

Masters Report 2014 Friday: Segment 2 Video included

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Matt Zahn and Tom Wylie talk about Bubba Watson's 36-hole lead and the players lurking right behind him heading into the weekend. More>>

Masters Report 2014 Friday: Segment 3 Video included

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Matt Zahn and Tom Wylie talk about the old timers who made the cut to continue into the weekend at this year's Masters tournament. More>>

Masters Report 2014 Friday: Segment 4 Video included

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Masters Report 2014 Friday: Segment WJBF News Channel 6's Brad Means reports on how great it is to be part of Augusta and the CSRA, especially during Masters week. More>>

Masters Report 2014 Friday: Segment 5 Video included

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Matt Zahn and Tom Wylie give an update on how the Masters Report crew's picks to win this year's tournament are faring. More>>

It's Great To Be A Part of Augusta And The CSRA During Masters Week Video included

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WJBF News Channel 6's Brad Means reports on how great it is to be part of Augusta and the CSRA, especially during Masters week. More>>

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

UPDATED ON 6: Funeral Arrangements Announced For Terry "Trooper Terry" Sams Video included

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It's is a very sad day for the WJBF News Channel 6 family. We have lost one of our most beloved family members. Terry Sams, known far and wide as “Trooper Terry”, has died.
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"Out There...Somewhere": Celebrity Look-A-Likes At The Masters Video included

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WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola takes a look "Out There...Somewhere" at some celebrity look-a-likes at this year's Masters tournament. More>>

Shopping At the Masters Tournament Is Par For the Course Video included

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While a Masters badge is a coveted item, souvenirs with the tournament logo are prized possessions. Many patrons use their time at the tournament to stock up on gifts for holidays like Christmas. WJBF News Channel 6's Dee Griffin has a look at how visitors are looking ahead. More>>

Local Salon Partners With Masters' Golfers' Wives To Raise Money For Charity Video included

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An Augusta business has come up with a creative way to raise money for charity during Masters week. More>>

CSRA 5:00 P.M. Evening News Update: April 11, 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>>

Memorial Set Up Where Teen Was Killed Video included

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WJBF News Channel 6's Deon Guillory investigates a deadly accident being blamed on a loose dog. More>>

Masters Book Is Big Hit With Children

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Author Kip Walden Carr dropped by WJBF News Channel 6 at Noon Friday to discuss her Masters book for children, "The Adventures of Grady-Bear: Masters". More>>

Patrick Reed At The Masters Puts Spotlight On GRU Video included

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Former Augusta State University, and Georgia Regents University, golfer Patrick Reed being a Masters participant helps put his hometown of Augusta on the map, a former Georgia Regents University Sports Media director says. WJBF News Channel 6's Julie Parise has the story.
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Searchers race to find jet; no new signals heard

With no new underwater signals detected, the search for the missing Malaysian passenger jet resumed Saturday in a race against time to find its dying black boxes five weeks after families first learned their loved ones... More>>

UPDATE: Elderly Couple Identified in Apparent Murder-Suicide

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An elderly couple is dead following an apparent murder-suicide in Beaufort County. More>>

Two Dogs Fall in Love and Get Married

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Cute photo gallery of two dogs getting married. More>>

No bail yet for man in deadly Fla. day care crash

A man who authorities say drove an SUV that crashed into another vehicle, sending it spinning into a daycare center where a girl was killed and 14 people were injured, was ordered Friday to stay in jail until a judge can... More>>

Sony Warns Of Battery Issue In Some Vaio Laptops

Sony Warns Of Battery Issue In Some Vaio Laptops

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Sony is advising consumers to quit using some of its VAIO laptop computers and unplug them, saying that it's possible that its non-removable battery pack could overheat. More>>

VIRAL VIDEO: Rat Terrifies NYC Subway

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A subway train was leaving the Fulton Street station in lower Manhattan on Monday when someone shouted, "Rat on the train!"  More>>

VIRAL VIDEO: Teen's Adventurous Prom Proposal

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Charlotte Catholic senior Jacob Boll created the Indiana Jones style adventure video to ask a girl to prom. The girl's reaction is also in the video.She said yes. After all that effort - how could she not? More>>

4 Years After Spill, Questions On Long-Term Health

4 Years After Spill, Questions On Long-Term Health

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As the fourth anniversary of BP's Deepwater Horizon oil rig disaster approaches, workers who cleaned up oil in the Gulf of Mexico are able to file claims for medical problems they developed after the spill. More>>

'Yoga Mat' Chemical Almost Out Of Bread

'Yoga Mat' Chemical Almost Out Of Bread

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Subway says an ingredient that has been dubbed the "yoga mat" chemical will be entirely phased out of its bread by next week.
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US Agency Closes Probe Into Ford Pickup Trucks

US Agency Closes Probe Into Ford Pickup Trucks

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U.S. safety regulators have decided against seeking a recall of Ford F-150 pickup trucks after investigating complaints about EcoBoost engines losing power.
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Good Morning Augusta for Friday, April 11, 2014 Video included

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Good Morning Augusta has the CSRA's latest news, weather and sports. 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 Thursday: Segment 1 Video included

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Matt Zahn and Tom Wylie take a quick look at the first round leaderboard, and other notables' scores after the first round. More>>

Masters Report 2014 Thursday: Segment 2 Video included

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We hear from first round leader Bill Haas about his performance on Thursday and his family history at the Masters. His great uncle, Bob Goalby, won the Masters in 1968. More>>

Masters Report 2014 Thursday: Segment 3 Video included

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Matt Zahn and Tom Wylie talk about the updated odds on winning the 2014 Masters, and we hear from 2013 champion Adam Scott on his first round Thursday. More>>

Masters Report 2014 Thursday: Segment 4 Video included

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WJBF News Channel 6's Brad Means has the story an American hero who is living proof that getting a Masters badge is well worth the wait. More>>

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  • Funeral for Teen Hit By Car While Running from Dog

    Funeral for Teen Hit By Car While Running from Dog

    Saturday, April 19 2014 6:26 PM EDT2014-04-19 22:26:11 GMT
    News Channel 6's Deon Guillory talks to the family of a teen hit by a car and killed while running from a dog.
    News Channel 6's Deon Guillory talks to the family of a teen hit by a car and killed while running from a dog.
  • WATCH LIVE: Brad Means To Host Conversation With Augusta's Mayoral Candidates

    WATCH LIVE: Brad Means To Host Conversation With Augusta's Mayoral Candidates

    Saturday, April 19 2014 5:21 PM EDT2014-04-19 21:21:07 GMT
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    WJBF News Channel 6's Brad Means will be hosting a conversation with all five candidates vying to become the next mayor of Augusta.
    WJBF News Channel 6's Brad Means will be hosting a conversation with all five candidates vying to become the next mayor of Augusta.
  • Alleluia Glory Run 5K Preview

    Alleluia Glory Run 5K Preview

    Alleluia Glory Run 5K Preview

    Saturday, April 19 2014 8:59 AM EDT2014-04-19 12:59:17 GMT
    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
    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
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  • News Channel 6 Investigates: Was University Policy Violated When GRU Officer Shot Student?

    News Channel 6 Investigates: Was University Policy Violated When GRU Officer Shot Student?

    Friday, March 28 2014 6:55 PM EDT2014-03-28 22:55:17 GMT
    Photo of Georgia Regents University, Donte Lavelle Stewart, who wasw shot by a campus police officer in FebruaryPhoto of Georgia Regents University, Donte Lavelle Stewart, who wasw shot by a campus police officer in February
    The man who was shot by a GRU Police Officer last month has questions he wants answered concerning university policy. Donte Stewart, 19, has been charged with Obstruction and Aggravated Assault on a Police Officer. WJBF News Channel 6’s Mike Miller is always investigating, and he has the story.
    The man who was shot by a GRU Police Officer last month has questions he wants answered concerning university policy. Donte Stewart, 19, has been charged with Obstruction and Aggravated Assault on a Police Officer. WJBF News Channel 6’s Mike Miller is always investigating, and he has the story.
  • March 31st deadline extended if you've already started

    Affordable Health Care - Extension

    Affordable Health Care - Extension

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 10:51 PM EDT2014-03-26 02:51:11 GMT
    The Obama administration is granting more time for people to apply for health care if they started the process but were unable to complete it before the March 31 deadline.OFFICIALS SAYING TONIGHT the administration will be ready to help people -quote- "in line" by the deadline finish their applications, either online or over the phone.The administration is racing to sign up at least 6 million people in the new health insurance markets offering subsidized private coverage.
    The Obama administration is granting more time for people to apply for health care if they started the process but were unable to complete it before the March 31 deadline.OFFICIALS SAYING TONIGHT the administration will be ready to help people -quote- "in line" by the deadline finish their applications, either online or over the phone.The administration is racing to sign up at least 6 million people in the new health insurance markets offering subsidized private coverage.
  • News Channel 6 Investigates: GRU Student Speaking Out About Shooting Incident

    News Channel 6 Investigates: GRU Student Speaking Out About Shooting Incident

    Wednesday, March 19 2014 3:07 PM EDT2014-03-19 19:07:12 GMT
    A GRU student is speaking out about a police officer who shot him on campus last month. WJBF News Channel 6's Mike Miller has the story...
    A GRU student is speaking out about a police officer who shot him on campus last month. WJBF News Channel 6's Mike Miller has the story...
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  • Encouraging More Girls To Play Golf

    Puttin' In Pearls: Women's Golf Tournament May 30th

    Puttin' In Pearls: Women's Golf Tournament May 30th

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:41 PM EDT2014-04-18 03:41:08 GMT
    14-year-old Brette Bryant lines up a putt at First Tee of Augusta14-year-old Brette Bryant lines up a putt at First Tee of Augusta
    While the world watches celebrated men play golf in Augusta this week, a 9th grader is on a mission to promote golf for girls... through her second "Puttin' In Pearls" women's golf tournament.
    While the world watches celebrated men play golf in Augusta this week, a 9th grader is on a mission to promote golf for girls... through her second "Puttin' In Pearls" women's golf tournament.
  • 6 Investigates: Hephzibah Man Suing Auto Repair Shop

    6 Investigates: Hephzibah Man Suing Auto Repair Shop

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 7:04 PM EDT2014-04-16 23:04:47 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Bass Pro Shops Opening Store In Spartanburg Co.

    Bass Pro Shops Opening Store In Spartanburg Co.

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 5:04 PM EDT2014-04-16 21:04:27 GMT
    Artist’s rendering of Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World in Spartanburg County, S.C.Artist’s rendering of Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World in Spartanburg County, S.C.
    Outdoor retail giant Bass Pro Shops is setting up shop in Spartanburg County. The announcement was made Wednesday at a news conference.
    Outdoor retail giant Bass Pro Shops is setting up shop in Spartanburg County. The announcement was made Wednesday at a news conference.
  • U.S./WorldMore>>

  • Lack of food causes people to be "Hangry"

    What's trending at 5:30, Wednesday, April 16th & Conversation

    What's trending at 5:30, Wednesday, April 16th & Conversation

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:40 PM EDT2014-04-17 02:40:31 GMT
    Have you heard the term "Hangry"? it is when hunger leads someone to become angry. It's a real thing -- and it may have some very real implications for your marriage. New research shows a powerful link between low blood sugar and higher levels of aggression among spouses, suggesting that the hungrier you are, the less self-control you have, and the more aggression you let come out. A 3 year old child is safe after climbing into and getting stuck inside a stuffed animal claw crane machine at a...
    Have you heard the term "Hangry"? it is when hunger leads someone to become angry. It's a real thing -- and it may have some very real implications for your marriage. New research shows a powerful link between low blood sugar and higher levels of aggression among spouses, suggesting that the hungrier you are, the less self-control you have, and the more aggression you let come out. A 3 year old child is safe after climbing into and getting stuck inside a stuffed animal claw crane machine at a...
  • Free Tax Day Treats

    What';s trending at 5:30, Tuesday, April 15th & Conversation

    What';s trending at 5:30, Tuesday, April 15th & Conversation

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:21 PM EDT2014-04-17 02:21:38 GMT
    Several businesses around the area are offering treats this tax day. Arby's is giving away snack-sized orders of curly fries, when you print a coupon from their website.Hard Rock Cafe will give you a free dinner... but you have to perform a song on stage.Fast food chain sonic is offering half off soft drinks and slushes today and if you want to get rid of all those important documents safely--you can take up to 5 pounds of paper to office depot to shred with a coupon from their website....the...
    Several businesses around the area are offering treats this tax day. Arby's is giving away snack-sized orders of curly fries, when you print a coupon from their website.Hard Rock Cafe will give you a free dinner... but you have to perform a song on stage.Fast food chain sonic is offering half off soft drinks and slushes today and if you want to get rid of all those important documents safely--you can take up to 5 pounds of paper to office depot to shred with a coupon from their website....the...
  • Pronunciation Mishap

    Wheel of Fortune Flub

    Wheel of Fortune Flub

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