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  • NC State students develop nail polish to battle date rape

    NC State students develop nail polish to battle date rape

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 5:31 PM EDT2014-08-26 21:31:05 GMT
    Four N.C. State students teamed up to invent a nail polish that changes color when it comes in contact with date-rape drugs.
    Four N.C. State students teamed up to invent a nail polish that changes color when it comes in contact with date-rape drugs.
  • Remember Netscape's Internet Browser? Class Of 1018 Doesn't

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

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 1:44 PM EDT2014-08-26 17:44:08 GMT
    Beloit College Mindset List graphicBeloit College Mindset List graphic
    Here's a look at a few of the landmark events that took place around 1996, the year most college class of 2018 students were born.
    Here's a look at a few of the landmark events that took place around 1996, the year most college class of 2018 students were born.
  • PHOTOS: What Happens On The Internet Every Minute

    PHOTOS: What Happens On The Internet Every Minute

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 9:09 AM EDT2014-08-26 13:09:31 GMT
    Minute On The Internet graphicMinute On The Internet graphic
    Take a look at our slideshow to learn what happens every MINUTE on the Internet.
    Take a look at our slideshow to learn what happens every MINUTE on the Internet.
  • New Research Offers Hope To Parkinson's Patients

    New Research Offers Hope To Parkinson's Patients

    Monday, August 25 2014 5:43 PM EDT2014-08-25 21:43:36 GMT
    Just like it did with suicide and depression, the death of Robin Williams brought renewed attention to Parkinson's Disease after it was reveal by Williams' wife that he was in the early stages of the neurological disease. While many speculate that the disease played a part in Williams' decision to end his life, the future is actually quite hopeful for people living with it.
    Just like it did with suicide and depression, the death of Robin Williams brought renewed attention to Parkinson's Disease after it was reveal by Williams' wife that he was in the early stages of the neurological disease. While many speculate that the disease played a part in Williams' decision to end his life, the future is actually quite hopeful for people living with it.
  • Signs, Symptoms, and Options For People With ALS

    Signs, Symptoms, and Options For People With ALS

    Monday, August 25 2014 5:40 PM EDT2014-08-25 21:40:36 GMT
    For weeks now social media and has been filled with videos of people dumpling buckets of ice water over their head in an attempt to bring about awareness for ALS, commonly known as Lou Gehrig's Disease. And, since the start of that challenge, over 70 million dollars has been raised by the ALS Association. That is compared to the 2.5 million dollars raised during the same time period last year. It is a win for the association, but how much do people really know about the debilitating disease?
    For weeks now social media and has been filled with videos of people dumpling buckets of ice water over their head in an attempt to bring about awareness for ALS, commonly known as Lou Gehrig's Disease. And, since the start of that challenge, over 70 million dollars has been raised by the ALS Association. That is compared to the 2.5 million dollars raised during the same time period last year. It is a win for the association, but how much do people really know about the debilitating disease?
  • USGS: 6.0 earthquake shakes Northern California

    USGS: 6.0 earthquake shakes Northern California

    Sunday, August 24 2014 9:35 AM EDT2014-08-24 13:35:54 GMT
    Earthquake graphicEarthquake graphic
    Officials say an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.0 has been reported in California's northern San Francisco Bay area.
    Officials say an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.0 has been reported in California's northern San Francisco Bay area.
  • Work To Remove Encrustation Continues on H.L. Hunley Submarine

    Work To Remove Encrustation Continues on H.L. Hunley Submarine

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 12:24 PM EDT2014-08-13 16:24:14 GMT
    Photo of the Confederate submarine H.L. HunleyPhoto of the Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley
    Scientists have started the long job of removing the encrustation from the hull of Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley.
    Scientists have started the long job of removing the encrustation from the hull of Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley.
  • South Carolina Attorney General Warning Parents After Alleged Online Predator Arrested

    South Carolina Attorney General Warning Parents After Alleged Online Predator Arrested

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 11:26 AM EDT2014-08-13 15:26:58 GMT
    Mug shot of 28-year-old Charles Henry Ross, who allegedly flew from California to South Carolina to have sex with a minor (Credit: Lexington County Sheriff's Department)Mug shot of 28-year-old Charles Henry Ross, who allegedly flew from California to South Carolina to have sex with a minor (Credit: Lexington County Sheriff's Department)
    South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson is warning parents and children about the dangers of the Internet after an accused online predator flew from California to South Carolina to have sex with a minor here.
    South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson is warning parents and children about the dangers of the Internet after an accused online predator flew from California to South Carolina to have sex with a minor here.
  • VIDEO: Anti-Texting And Driving PSA Produced In The CSRA Goes Viral

    VIDEO: Anti-Texting And Driving PSA Produced In The CSRA Goes Viral

    Monday, August 11 2014 7:17 PM EDT2014-08-11 23:17:09 GMT
    Photo from an anti-texting and driving PSA produced in the CSRAPhoto from an anti-texting and driving PSA produced in the CSRA
    A dramatic texting and driving public service announcement (PSA) produced in the CSRA has now gone viral on on social media sites.
    A dramatic texting and driving public service announcement (PSA) produced in the CSRA has now gone viral on on social media sites.
  • From Taxes To Movie Tickets: Augusta Commissioner Bill Lockett

    From Taxes To Movie Tickets: Augusta Commissioner Bill Lockett

    Monday, August 11 2014 12:23 PM EDT2014-08-11 16:23:10 GMT
    Commissioner Bill Lockett has been serving the residents of District 5 and the citizens of Augusta as a whole since he was elected in 2009. He's a familiar face on the news, but this week he joined us at Television Park to be able to talk in depth about the issues facing the city.
    Commissioner Bill Lockett has been serving the residents of District 5 and the citizens of Augusta as a whole since he was elected in 2009. He's a familiar face on the news, but this week he joined us at Television Park to be able to talk in depth about the issues facing the city.
  • Congressman Joe Wilson Updates Us On His Efforts in D.C.

    Congressman Joe Wilson Updates Us On His Efforts in D.C.

    Monday, August 11 2014 12:23 PM EDT2014-08-11 16:23:10 GMT
    Even though Congress is in recess, Congressman Joe Wilson is still hard at work. The representative of South Carolina's 2nd District was in the CSRA this week, and took time out to come by Television Park on Thursday. When he did he became a welcomed addition to "The Means Report" lineup.
    Even though Congress is in recess, Congressman Joe Wilson is still hard at work. The representative of South Carolina's 2nd District was in the CSRA this week, and took time out to come by Television Park on Thursday. When he did he became a welcomed addition to "The Means Report" lineup.
  • GRU Cancer Center to lead state’s only minority-focused cancer research program

    GRU Cancer Center to lead state’s only minority-focused cancer research program

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 10:44 PM EDT2014-08-07 02:44:18 GMT
    The GRU Cancer Center has been awarded a 5-year grant from the NCI to lead the state’s only cancer research program focused on better access to clinical trials and treatments for minority/underserved patients.
    The GRU Cancer Center has been awarded a 5-year grant from the NCI to lead the state’s only cancer research program focused on better access to clinical trials and treatments for minority/underserved patients.
  • University Launches Breast Milk Bank for Preemies

    University Launches Breast Milk Bank for Preemies

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 10:28 PM EDT2014-08-07 02:28:01 GMT
    University Health Care Foundation has launched a $320,000 campaign to create a Breast Milk Lab for University Hospital’s Special Care Nursery.
    University Health Care Foundation has launched a $320,000 campaign to create a Breast Milk Lab for University Hospital’s Special Care Nursery.
  • Augusta Fire Chief Warns Of Dangers Of Internet "Fire Challenge"

    Augusta Fire Chief Warns Of Dangers Of Internet "Fire Challenge"

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:18 PM EDT2014-07-30 21:18:35 GMT
    Augusta Fire Department logo graphicAugusta Fire Department logo graphic
    Augusta Fire Chief Chris James is warning teens and parents about the dangers of the internet "Fire Challenge".
    Augusta Fire Chief Chris James is warning teens and parents about the dangers of the internet "Fire Challenge".
  • New Standard for Teaching Evolution in SC Gets Approval

    New Standard for Teaching Evolution in SC Gets Approval

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:56 PM EDT2014-07-30 03:56:27 GMT
    The joint committee of members of the SC Education Oversight Committee and state BOE passed a new standard unanimously for teaching evolution.
    The joint committee of members of the SC Education Oversight Committee and state BOE passed a new standard unanimously for teaching evolution.
  • CAUGHT ON TAPE: Dozens of baby turtles hatch and head home

    CAUGHT ON TAPE: Dozens of baby turtles hatch and head home

    Monday, July 28 2014 1:03 PM EDT2014-07-28 17:03:29 GMT
    You likely have seen the bumper stickers "sea turtles dig the dark". You can truth in action thanks to the Florida Keys Turtle Cam that captured quite a site Friday night, using infrared lighting and a live-streaming, high-definition "turtle webcam".The feed recorded the hatch of about 100 baby loggerhead sea turtles that bolted from the hole and headed straight to the Atlantic Ocean under dim moonlight.The camera uses infrared lighting so hatchlings won't be confused by artificial light and ...
    You likely have seen the bumper stickers "sea turtles dig the dark". You can truth in action thanks to the Florida Keys Turtle Cam that captured quite a site Friday night, using infrared lighting and a live-streaming, high-definition "turtle webcam".The feed recorded the hatch of about 100 baby loggerhead sea turtles that bolted from the hole and headed straight to the Atlantic Ocean under dim moonlight.The camera uses infrared lighting so hatchlings won't be confused by artificial light and ...
  • Top 10 hot spots for germs

    Top 10 hot spots for germs

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:18 AM EDT2014-07-28 15:18:44 GMT
    Germs are everywhere - you simply can't avoid them. About 99% of them won't even harm us but that 1% can wreak havoc on our bodies at times.We were curious what places are the germiest. According to Prevention here are the top 10 worst germ spots:1. Kitchen faucet2. Garbage disposal3. Welcome mat4. Vacuum cleaner5. Dish towel6. Car dashboard7. Soap dispensers8. Restaurant ketchup bottles9. Refrigerator seal10. Cell phone That metal aeration screen at the end of the faucet is a total germ magnet.
    Germs are everywhere - you simply can't avoid them. About 99% of them won't even harm us but that 1% can wreak havoc on our bodies at times.We were curious what places are the germiest. According to Prevention here are the top 10 worst germ spots:1. Kitchen faucet2. Garbage disposal3. Welcome mat4. Vacuum cleaner5. Dish towel6. Car dashboard7. Soap dispensers8. Restaurant ketchup bottles9. Refrigerator seal10. Cell phone That metal aeration screen at the end of the faucet is a total germ magnet.
  • Greenworks to hold free composting classes

    Greenworks to hold free composting classes

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 9:58 PM EDT2014-07-24 01:58:30 GMT
    Dumpster Depot is offering a free Greenworks Composting Class on July 29th at the USCA Convocation Center.
    Dumpster Depot is offering a free Greenworks Composting Class on July 29th at the USCA Convocation Center.
  • Mayfly invasion so bad it triggers a car crash

    Mayfly invasion so bad it triggers a car crash

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:00 AM EDT2014-07-22 15:00:30 GMT
    The La Crosse, Wisconsin office of the National Weather Service (NWS) reports this year's mayfly hatch on the Mississippi River was so prolific it created a bow echo on radar, similar to one that would be made by a significant rain storm. A NWS employee went out after his shift and captured some amazing images of the short-lived pests covering street lights, gas pumps, buildings, stairs -- nearly anything in their path.The mayfly hatch was a problem up and down the Mississippi. Police in the ...
    The La Crosse, Wisconsin office of the National Weather Service (NWS) reports this year's mayfly hatch on the Mississippi River was so prolific it created a bow echo on radar, similar to one that would be made by a significant rain storm. A NWS employee went out after his shift and captured some amazing images of the short-lived pests covering street lights, gas pumps, buildings, stairs -- nearly anything in their path.The mayfly hatch was a problem up and down the Mississippi. Police in the ...
  • Rising sea level causes flooding along Grand Strand

    Rising sea level causes flooding along Grand Strand

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:16 AM EDT2014-07-22 12:16:08 GMT
    It appears South Carolina beaches are shrinking and flooding is becoming a growing concern.A report from the Climate Central of Princeton, New Jersey predicts South Carolina's high tide will rise more than 4 feet over the next 40 years.The beach and the ocean have always been changing, but people along the Grand Strandare starting to find the effects more noticeable. Kerry Price is on vacationat Garden City Beach with his family. He said he is forced to move his stuff as far back as the dunes...
    It appears South Carolina beaches are shrinking and flooding is becoming a growing concern.A report from the Climate Central of Princeton, New Jersey predicts South Carolina's high tide will rise more than 4 feet over the next 40 years.The beach and the ocean have always been changing, but people along the Grand Strandare starting to find the effects more noticeable. Kerry Price is on vacationat Garden City Beach with his family. He said he is forced to move his stuff as far back as the dunes...
  • A health risk for women who have taken birth control pills

    A health risk for women who have taken birth control pills

    Friday, July 18 2014 10:49 AM EDT2014-07-18 14:49:53 GMT
    Combining energy drinks and alcohol may increase the desire to keep drinking. A study out of Australia followed 75 young adults. The ones who mixed alcohol with an energy drink wanted to drink more than those who had only alcohol. The researchers warn--the combination of energy drinks and alcohol could lead to more drunk driving and alcohol fueled violence. SOURCE - The Australian National University/MedDay/CBS Birth control Women who take hormonal birth control could be at greater risk of de...
    Combining energy drinks and alcohol may increase the desire to keep drinking. A study out of Australia followed 75 young adults. The ones who mixed alcohol with an energy drink wanted to drink more than those who had only alcohol. The researchers warn--the combination of energy drinks and alcohol could lead to more drunk driving and alcohol fueled violence. SOURCE - The Australian National University/MedDay/CBS Birth control Women who take hormonal birth control could be at greater risk of de...
  • Babies practice speech long before they can talk, study shows

    Babies practice speech long before they can talk, study shows

    Thursday, July 17 2014 9:17 PM EDT2014-07-18 01:17:52 GMT
    If you're a parent of an infant, you probably can't wait to hear those first words. Usually, babies speak when they're about one year old. But new research says they're actually ready to speak much younger than you think.This new research says that babies are actually practicing in their brains how to say their first words way before they actually utter them.This study was done at the University of Washington. Researchers looked at how the brains of 57 babies processed languages. They found t...
    If you're a parent of an infant, you probably can't wait to hear those first words. Usually, babies speak when they're about one year old. But new research says they're actually ready to speak much younger than you think.This new research says that babies are actually practicing in their brains how to say their first words way before they actually utter them.This study was done at the University of Washington. Researchers looked at how the brains of 57 babies processed languages. They found t...
  • Mom of 3 receives death threats after Tweeting Hobby Lobby photo

    Mom of 3 receives death threats after Tweeting Hobby Lobby photo

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 3:49 PM EDT2014-07-09 19:49:06 GMT
    Holly Fisher - TwitterHolly Fisher - Twitter
    A Southern mom of 3 young children has received death threats after she posted a photo on Twitter last week supporting the recent US Supreme Court Hobby Lobby decision, Chick fil A and the pro-life movement. Holly Fisher, of West Virginia, happened to be in the Hobby Lobby parking lot and had just eaten at the adjacent Chick fil A in Barboursville last week when her husband took a photo of her wearing a pro-life t-shirt. The woman, from a town called Nitro, posted the photo on her Twitter a...
    A Southern mom of 3 young children has received death threats after she posted a photo on Twitter last week supporting the recent US Supreme Court Hobby Lobby decision, Chick fil A and the pro-life movement. Holly Fisher, of West Virginia, happened to be in the Hobby Lobby parking lot and had just eaten at the adjacent Chick fil A in Barboursville last week when her husband took a photo of her wearing a pro-life t-shirt. The woman, from a town called Nitro, posted the photo on her Twitter a...
  • Large bird fossil found at Charleston Airport had massive wingspan

    Large bird fossil found at Charleston Airport had massive wingspan

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 9:15 PM EDT2014-07-09 01:15:05 GMT
    A fossil found in South Carolina has revealed a gigantic bird that apparently snatched fish while soaring over the ocean some 25 million to 28 million years ago.Its estimated wingspan of around 21 feet is bigger than the height of a giraffe.The skeleton was discovered in 1983 near the Charleston airport, but its first formal description was released Monday by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Daniel Ksepka of the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Connecticut, who wrote the paper, ...
    A fossil found in South Carolina has revealed a gigantic bird that apparently snatched fish while soaring over the ocean some 25 million to 28 million years ago.Its estimated wingspan of around 21 feet is bigger than the height of a giraffe.The skeleton was discovered in 1983 near the Charleston airport, but its first formal description was released Monday by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Daniel Ksepka of the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Connecticut, who wrote the paper, ...
  • 25 Things more likely to kill you than a shark

    25 Things more likely to kill you than a shark

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 6:39 AM EDT2014-07-08 10:39:15 GMT
    Does Shark Week and stories about shark attacks have you worried? Here is a list of things you are statistically more likely to die from than a shark bite.
    Does Shark Week and stories about shark attacks have you worried? Here is a list of things you are statistically more likely to die from than a shark bite.
  • Kitten Sounds Like Squeaky Toy When Touched

    Kitten Sounds Like Squeaky Toy When Touched

    Monday, July 7 2014 3:10 PM EDT2014-07-07 19:10:01 GMT
    This cute video is sure to make your day.
    This cute video is sure to make your day.
  • VIRAL VIDEO: Flying Inside A Fireworks Show

    VIRAL VIDEO: Flying Inside A Fireworks Show

    Sunday, July 6 2014 6:11 PM EDT2014-07-06 22:11:34 GMT
    A drone is flown through a fireworks show.
    A drone is flown through a fireworks show.
  • Photos: Hurricane Arthur along the Grand Strand

    Photos: Hurricane Arthur along the Grand Strand

    Thursday, July 3 2014 5:15 PM EDT2014-07-03 21:15:33 GMT
    Springmaid Pier around 2 pmSpringmaid Pier around 2 pm
    Category 1 Hurricane Arthur passed near Myrtle Beach and the Grand Strand on Thursday.The storm was forecast to move northeast and hug the NC coast and possibly come ashore on the Outer Banks on Thursday night.Little damage was reported in SC from the storm. Surf was high and warnings were out for rip tides, however some surfers braved the water.In other areas, the surf was close to sea walls and crashed into the bottom of piers in the area. About 10 foot waves were reported in the Pawleys Is...
    Category 1 Hurricane Arthur passed near Myrtle Beach and the Grand Strand on Thursday.The storm was forecast to move northeast and hug the NC coast and possibly come ashore on the Outer Banks on Thursday night.Little damage was reported in SC from the storm. Surf was high and warnings were out for rip tides, however some surfers braved the water.In other areas, the surf was close to sea walls and crashed into the bottom of piers in the area. About 10 foot waves were reported in the Pawleys Is...
  • Arthur the first storm for new interactive potential storm surge maps

    Arthur the first storm for new interactive potential storm surge maps

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 10:45 PM EDT2014-07-03 02:45:26 GMT
    The first new interactive color maps that show potential storm surge flooding from a tropical system are now live. Tropical Storm Arthur has given the National Hurricane Center the first chance to use the new mapping. The new tool using Google maps allows users to drill down to street level to see how much storm surge is likely in their area. “This map uses the best information available at the time it is issued, including uncertainties in the track, intensity, and size forecast,” says the...
    The first new interactive color maps that show potential storm surge flooding from a tropical system are now live. Tropical Storm Arthur has given the National Hurricane Center the first chance to use the new mapping. The new tool using Google maps allows users to drill down to street level to see how much storm surge is likely in their area. “This map uses the best information available at the time it is issued, including uncertainties in the track, intensity, and size forecast,” says the...
  • Man Injured After Elevator Shoots Up 31 Floors, Hits Roof

    Man Injured After Elevator Shoots Up 31 Floors, Hits Roof

    Monday, June 9 2014 12:44 PM EDT2014-06-09 16:44:22 GMT
    According to the YouTube page, the man remains in serious condition.
    According to the YouTube page, the man remains in serious condition.
  • Court Won't Stop BP Oil Spill Claims Payments

    Court Won't Stop BP Oil Spill Claims Payments

    Wednesday, May 28 2014 3:29 PM EDT2014-05-28 19:29:40 GMT
    A federal appeals court panel says BP PLC must resume paying claims to businesses while it asks the U.S. Supreme Court to review its settlement with businesses in the aftermath of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. 
    A federal appeals court panel says BP PLC must resume paying claims to businesses while it asks the U.S. Supreme Court to review its settlement with businesses in the aftermath of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. 
  • EBay Asks Users To Change Password After Breach

    EBay Asks Users To Change Password After Breach

    Wednesday, May 21 2014 11:17 AM EDT2014-05-21 15:17:26 GMT
    The database was hacked sometime between late February and early March.The database was hacked sometime between late February and early March.
    E-commerce site eBay is asking users to change their password after a cyberattack compromised a database containing encrypted passwords. The company says there is no evidence of any unauthorized activity and there is no evidence any financial or credit card information was stolen. 
    E-commerce site eBay is asking users to change their password after a cyberattack compromised a database containing encrypted passwords. The company says there is no evidence of any unauthorized activity and there is no evidence any financial or credit card information was stolen. 
  • Water at SC beach mysteriously turns beautifully crystal blue

    Water at SC beach mysteriously turns beautifully crystal blue

    Tuesday, May 20 2014 6:39 PM EDT2014-05-20 22:39:24 GMT
    Tides Folly Beach photoTides Folly Beach photo
    Folly Beach has never looked better. The water that is. The water is crystal blue and has many locals comparing it to the Bahamas.
    This South Carolina beach has never looked better. The water that is. The water is crystal blue and has many locals comparing it to the Bahamas.
  • The Selfie Obsession

    The Selfie Obsession

    The Selfie Obsession

    Friday, May 16 2014 12:45 PM EDT2014-05-16 16:45:45 GMT
    Valonda Calloway and Eric Morrow Valonda Calloway and Eric Morrow
    Digital marketer Eric Morrow discusses the good, the bad and the ugly of selfies.
    Digital marketer Eric Morrow discusses the good, the bad and the ugly of selfies.
  • A Man Credits Technology - And God - For Bringing Him Back To Life

    A Man Credits Technology - And God - For Bringing Him Back To Life

    Thursday, May 15 2014 6:30 PM EDT2014-05-15 22:30:06 GMT
    A South Carolina man says he was brought back from the dead, and it was all caught on camera.
    A South Carolina man says he was brought back from the dead, and it was all caught on camera. Tony Gilliard says he had a heart attack, but his life was saved thanks to some quick thinking and technology.

    Adrian Acosta has the story.
  • Looking At The Facts Of Medical Marijuana Use

    Looking At The Facts Of Medical Marijuana Use

    Thursday, May 15 2014 3:57 PM EDT2014-05-15 19:57:01 GMT
    The Means Report episode that aired on March 2, 2014. (Part 2 of 3)
    The Means Report episode that aired on March 2, 2014 featuring: Melissa Solares – an advocate for Ava's Law and the parent of an autistic child, Dr. Clare Bergson from the Medical College of Georgia, and Will Caywood from Fehrman Investment Group. (Part 2 of 3)
  • 2 charged in Craigslist car sale ambush that killed SC dad

    2 charged in Craigslist car sale ambush that killed SC dad

    Monday, May 12 2014 3:51 PM EDT2014-05-12 19:51:29 GMT
     Tycus Metricus "Tike" Toland Tycus Metricus "Tike" Toland
    Two men who investigators said shot and killed a Lexington County man during a transaction that began on Craigslist have been charged with murder.
    Two men who investigators said shot and killed a Lexington County man during a transaction that began on Craigslist have been charged with murder.
  • Rare goblin shark find in Key West

    Rare goblin shark find in Key West

    Monday, May 5 2014 9:23 AM EDT2014-05-05 13:23:56 GMT
    A shrimper caught a rare goblin shark in the waters off Key West in April. Carl Moore of Georgia was shocked when the strange looking shark fell out of his trawling net filled with shrimp. Most people never get a chance to see a goblin shark. They live one to 3,000 feet under the water and feed on live squid and fish. This is only the second member of his species ever caught in the Gulf of Mexico and the first since 2000, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
    A shrimper caught a rare goblin shark in the waters off Key West in April. Carl Moore of Georgia was shocked when the strange looking shark fell out of his trawling net filled with shrimp. Most people never get a chance to see a goblin shark. They live one to 3,000 feet under the water and feed on live squid and fish. This is only the second member of his species ever caught in the Gulf of Mexico and the first since 2000, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
  • Beware of apps claiming to help avoid a DUI

    Beware of apps claiming to help avoid a DUI

    Thursday, May 1 2014 11:25 PM EDT2014-05-02 03:25:57 GMT
    When you think of a drunk driving traffic stop, you may not think of turning to your smart phone for advice. In fact, don't.
    When you think of a drunk driving traffic stop, you may not think of turning to your smart phone for advice. In fact, don't.
  • Cast members, fans question future of TLC's 'Welcome to Myrtle Manor'

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

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:52 PM EDT2014-04-22 03:52:51 GMT
    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...
    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...
  • Man Who Never Served Prison Sentence on Clerical Error Awaits Fate

    Man Who Never Served Prison Sentence on Clerical Error Awaits Fate

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:26 AM EDT2014-04-15 14:26:51 GMT
    Cornealious “Mike” Anderson has not served his 13-year-prision sentence due to a 'clerical error.'Cornealious “Mike” Anderson has not served his 13-year-prision sentence due to a 'clerical error.'
    (NBC News)- A Missouri man who avoided a 13-year jail sentence because of what state officials called a clerical error will learn Tuesday if he will have to keep fighting to avoid being incarcerated. In
    A Missouri man who avoided a 13-year jail sentence because of what state officials called a clerical error will learn Tuesday if he will have to keep fighting to avoid being incarcerated.
  • Turbo Tax Filers in S.C May Encounter Delays

    Turbo Tax Filers in SC May Encounter Delays Because of Potential Error

    Saturday, April 12 2014 2:27 AM EDT2014-04-12 06:27:56 GMT
    Turbo Tax Filers in SC May Encounter Refund Delays Because of Potential Error
    Turbo Tax Filers in SC May Encounter Refund Delays Because of Potential Error
  • South Carolina moves forward with statewide texting while driving ban

    South Carolina moves forward with statewide texting while driving ban

    Thursday, April 10 2014 3:42 AM EDT2014-04-10 07:42:37 GMT
    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina is closer to having its first statewide ban on texting while driving. The Senate voted 38-2 Wednesday in favor of a bill that would levy fines starting at $75 on drivers
    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina is closer to having its first statewide ban on texting while driving. The Senate voted 38-2 Wednesday in favor of a bill that would levy fines starting at $75 on drivers
  • Tweeting & Cheating: Using the Social Media Tool could Have Negative Effects

    Tweeting & Cheating: Using the Social Media Tool could Have Negative Effects

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 11:58 AM EDT2014-04-09 15:58:35 GMT
    Can 140 characters ruin your relationship? One new study thinks so and says that tweeting may lead to infidelity and divorce. The University of Missouri just released a study that found, the more active you are on twitter, the more twitter-related conflict you may have with your partner in your relationship -- which, according to the study, can lead to negative relationship outcomes like cheating and separation. For the study, researchers asked participants whether twitter played a role in ...
    Can 140 characters ruin your relationship? One new study thinks so and says that tweeting may lead to infidelity and divorce. The University of Missouri just released a study that found, the more active you are on twitter, the more twitter-related conflict you may have with your partner in your relationship -- which, according to the study, can lead to negative relationship outcomes like cheating and separation. For the study, researchers asked participants whether twitter played a role in ...
  • Mars, Earth and Sun set to be aligned Tuesday night

    Mars, Earth and Sun set to be aligned Tuesday night

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 8:28 AM EDT2014-04-08 12:28:37 GMT
    Tuesday night something will happen that only takes place every two years. Mars, Earth and the sun will be arranged in a nearly-straight line. Mars reaches a point in its orbit called "opposition," when
    Tuesday night something will happen that only takes place every two years. Mars, Earth and the sun will be arranged in a nearly-straight line. Mars reaches a point in its orbit called "opposition," when
  • Report: South Carolina students falling behind

    Report: South Carolina students falling behind

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 12:02 AM EDT2014-04-02 04:02:02 GMT
    A new report out today says South Carolina school children are behind their peers in other states. The Race for Results report comes from the Annie E. Casey foundation, an organization that aims to help
    A new report out today says South Carolina school children are behind their peers in other states. The Race for Results report comes from the Annie E. Casey foundation, an organization that aims to help
  • Bath Bubbles Can Predict Hurricanes

    Bath Bubbles Can Predict Hurricanes

    Scientists say bubbles in your bath can predict HURRICANES.  The movement of the soap suds mimic the beginnings of cyclones.  It may seem like an odd place to look, but French physicists say soap could
    Scientists say bubbles in your bath can predict HURRICANES.  The movement of the soap suds mimic the beginnings of cyclones.
  • New recommendations for lung cancer screenings

    New recommendations for lung cancer screenings

    Tuesday, July 30 2013 10:58 AM EDT2013-07-30 14:58:01 GMT
    NEW YORK CITY, NY - CBS - A government task force is proposing new recommendations for lung cancer screenings. The U.S. Preventive Task Force says older smokers who smoked a pack of cigarettes a day for
    NEW YORK CITY, NY - CBS - A government task force is proposing new recommendations for lung cancer screenings.
  • Mobile Phone Powered By Urine

    Mobile Phone Powered By Urine

    Scientists have unveiled the 'world's first' mobile phone powered by URINE.That's right... mobile phone owners could soon be able to give their batteries a boost with their own urine.  Sounds pretty gross
    Scientists have unveiled the 'world's first' mobile phone powered by URINE.


    That's right... mobile phone owners could soon be able to give their batteries a boost with their own urine. 

    Sounds pretty gross right?  Well, scientists say no not at all.
  • WJBF EXTRA: CSRA Author Examines The World Of Appletopia

    WJBF EXTRA: CSRA Author Examines The World Of Appletopia

    Wednesday, July 17 2013 9:45 AM EDT2013-07-17 13:45:57 GMT
    It's a staggering statistic. Half of American households own an Apple product. That's more than 55 million homes.  A new book, written by an author with Augusta ties, examines Appletopia.
    Half of American households own an Apple product. That's more than 55 million homes.  A new book, written by an author with Augusta ties, examines how Apple's late founder, Steve Jobs, marketed his vision to the world.
  • What's Trending at 5:30 July 16, 2013

    What's Trending at 5:30 July 16, 2013

    Tuesday, July 16 2013 7:57 PM EDT2013-07-16 23:57:18 GMT
    Time for what's trending at 5:30... including Austria's new Skywalk over a glacier and a Corpse Flower no show!
    Time for what's trending at 5:30... including Austria's new Skywalk over a glacier and a Corpse Flower no show!
  • New Robot Helps Stroke Survivors Walk Again

    New Robot Helps Stroke Survivors Walk Again

    Tuesday, July 16 2013 1:33 PM EDT2013-07-16 17:33:01 GMT
    A new robot at a California hospital helps stroke survivors to learn to walk again.
    A new robot at a California hospital helps stroke survivors to learn to walk again.
  • Hand Transplant Patient Tries His "Hand" At Golf

    Hand Transplant Patient Tries His "Hand" At Golf

    Tuesday, July 16 2013 11:27 AM EDT2013-07-16 15:27:55 GMT
    A hand transplant victim has made remarkable strides over the past two years in learning how to make the best of it. Donnie Rickelman lost his hand and severely injured the other one in an industrial accident.
    A hand transplant victim has made remarkable strides over the past two years in learning how to make the best of it. Donnie Rickelman lost his hand and severely injured the other one in an industrial accident. Chris Stutter caught up with Rickelman who was golfing -- yes -- golfing!
  • UPDATED ON 6: Persistent, Heavy Rainfall Results In Higher Releases From J. Strom Thurmond Dam, Facility Closures

    UPDATED ON 6: Persistent, Heavy Rainfall Results In Higher Releases From J. Strom Thurmond Dam, Facility Closures

    Wednesday, July 10 2013 2:23 PM EDT2013-07-10 18:23:39 GMT
    Excessive rainfall continues to fall throughout the Savannah River Basin, which will result in a scheduled increase of water releases at the J. Strom Thurmond Dam around that was scheduled to begin at noon Wednesday.
    Excessive rainfall continues to fall throughout the Savannah River Basin, which will result in a scheduled increase of water releases at the J. Strom Thurmond Dam around that was scheduled to begin at noon Wednesday.
  • Continuing Rains Lead To Increased Water Releases From Savannah River Reservoirs

    Continuing Rains Lead To Increased Water Releases From Savannah River Reservoirs

    Tuesday, July 9 2013 6:32 PM EDT2013-07-09 22:32:26 GMT
    Following extensive rain in the upper Savannah River basin and more forecasted, the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District began releasing stored floodwaters Monday.
    Following extensive rain in the upper Savannah River basin and more forecasted, the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District began releasing stored floodwaters from Hartwell, Richard B. Russell and J. Strom Thurmond lakes Monday.
  • WJBF EXTRA: Who's Digging Your Trash?

    WJBF EXTRA: Who's Digging Your Trash?

    Tuesday, July 9 2013 4:58 PM EDT2013-07-09 20:58:08 GMT
    Who's digging your trash? WJBF News Channel 6's Aiken County Bureau Chief Ashley Bridges takes an eye-opening look at what you're throwing away and why you may want to think more about your trash.
    Who's digging your trash?  WJBF News Channel 6's Aiken County Bureau Chief Ashley Bridges takes an eye-opening look at what you're throwing away and why you may want to think more about your trash in this News Channel 6 Extra.
  • New Emergency Alert System Putting Residents First

    New Emergency Alert System Putting Residents First

    Monday, July 8 2013 11:15 PM EDT2013-07-09 03:15:01 GMT
    A new system aims to keep you informed about emergencies in an instant.  News Channel 6's Courtney Elledge has more.
    A new system aims to keep you informed about emergencies in an instant. News Channel 6's Courtney Elledge has more. 500 people are benefiting from Columbia County's new emergency notification system.
  • Mental Deterioration Study

    Mental Deterioration Study

    Monday, July 8 2013 9:43 PM EDT2013-07-09 01:43:02 GMT
    A study in the journal "Neurology" finds again that keeping the mind active can help ward off mental deterioration.
    A study in the journal "Neurology" finds again that keeping the mind active can help ward off mental deterioration.
  • More Women Dying From Rx Overdoses

    More Women Dying From Rx Overdoses

    Friday, July 5 2013 10:29 PM EDT2013-07-06 02:29:10 GMT
    A new study shows the number of women dying from painkiller overdoses is rising dramatically.
    A new study shows the number of women dying from painkiller overdoses is rising dramatically.
  • Video Games and Physical Activity

    Video Games and Physical Activity

    Tuesday, July 2 2013 10:29 PM EDT2013-07-03 02:29:20 GMT
    A new study shows the latest generation of video games can make a child more physically active at home.
    A new study shows the latest generation of video games can make a child more physically active at home.
  • 6,300 USC students' personal information on stolen laptop

    6,300 USC students' personal information on stolen laptop

    Friday, June 28 2013 10:36 PM EDT2013-06-29 02:36:30 GMT
    By Robert Kittle A faculty laptop computer containing the names and Social Security numbers of up to 6,300 University of South Carolina students has been stolen from a locked room in the Department of
    A faculty laptop computer was stolen from a locked room in the Department of Physics and Astronomy.
  • More Potential Fraud Victims in SC

    More Potential Fraud Victims in SC

    Friday, June 28 2013 9:57 PM EDT2013-06-29 01:57:19 GMT
    Thousands more South Carolinians could be victims of identity theft tonight.
    Thousands more South Carolinians could be victims of identity theft tonight.
  • Technology helps SC drivers save time

    Technology helps SC drivers save time

    Friday, June 28 2013 3:51 PM EDT2013-06-28 19:51:09 GMT
    The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) launched an enhanced 511 Traveler Information System. The program provides traffic camera images, travel time estimates and other tools to help motorists
    The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) launched an enhanced 511 Traveler Information System. The program provides traffic camera images, travel time estimates and other tools to help motorists
  • Coming Up This Sunday On The Means Report (June 30, 2013)

    Coming Up This Sunday On The Means Report (June 30, 2013)

    Friday, June 28 2013 2:42 PM EDT2013-06-28 18:42:40 GMT
    Here is a preview of what you can expect to see this Sunday, June 30, at Noon on The Means Report.
    Here is a preview of what you can expect to see this Sunday, June 30, at Noon on The Means Report.
  • "Out There...Somewhere": Solstice And Super Moon Will It Create Craziness?

    "Out There...Somewhere": Solstice And Super Moon Will It Create Craziness?

    Friday, June 21 2013 5:58 PM EDT2013-06-21 21:58:12 GMT
    Two big cosmic events coming together...will it create craziness "Out There...Somewhere"? WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola looks for answers.
    Two big cosmic events coming together...will it create craziness "Out There...Somewhere"? WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola looks for answers.
  • Wheelchair-Bound Woman Dares To Dive Deeper Than Most Of Us Would Dare

    Wheelchair-Bound Woman Dares To Dive Deeper Than Most Of Us Would Dare

    Thursday, June 13 2013 4:33 PM EDT2013-06-13 20:33:11 GMT
    Meet someone who is going where no man, or woman, has gone before. Even though she has her own limitations, one woman is diving much deeper than most of us would ever dare. ABC News' John Donvan has the amazing story.
    Meet someone who is going where no man, or woman, has gone before. Even though she has her own limitations, one woman is diving much deeper than most of us would ever dare. ABC News' John Donvan has the amazing story.
  • Federal Plan for Morning After Pill Sales OK

    Federal Plan for Morning After Pill Sales OK

    Wednesday, June 12 2013 9:53 PM EDT2013-06-13 01:53:19 GMT
    The White House can go forward with its new plan to make the morning-after pill available, but it needs to do it promptly or face potential sanctions, says a federal judge.
    The White House can go forward with its new plan to make the morning-after pill available to buyers of any age without prescriptions, but it needs to do it promptly or face potential sanctions, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.
  • GRU Students Receive $60,000 to Further STEM Education

    GRU Students Receive $60,000 to Further STEM Education

    Tuesday, June 4 2013 7:52 PM EDT2013-06-04 23:52:04 GMT
    4 students in GRU's College of Education have received $60,000 in scholarships to pursue teaching degrees in science, technology, engineering, and math.
    4 students in GRU's College of Education have received $60,000 in scholarships to pursue teaching degrees in science, technology, engineering, and math.
  • Reclaiming Graniteville's Economy

    Reclaiming Graniteville's Economy

    Tuesday, June 4 2013 6:12 PM EDT2013-06-04 22:12:48 GMT
    A new e-recycling plant, Recleim, is coming to Graniteville, SC.  Many of you had questions about what the plant will do and what the hundreds of jobs it will bring are. 
    A new e-recycling plant, Recleim, is coming to Graniteville, SC.  Many of you had questions about what the plant will do and what the hundreds of jobs it will bring are.  WJBF's Aiken County Bureau Chief, Ashley Bridges went to get answers.
  • Six Most Effective Sunscreens

    Six Most Effective Sunscreens

    This might surprise you.  Sunscreens from Target and Walmart beat high-end alternatives in quality and performance... oh and they are cheaper too.Target's brand only costs about $7, and it has been rated
    This might surprise you.  Sunscreens from Target and Walmart beat high-end alternatives in quality and performance... oh and they are cheaper too.
  • CONSUMER ALERT: Cell Phone Thefts Still On The Rise

    CONSUMER ALERT: Cell Phone Thefts Still On The Rise

    Tuesday, May 28 2013 4:21 PM EDT2013-05-28 20:21:20 GMT
    Despite apps that let you track your phone and erase the data if you lose it, cell phone theft is still on the rise. Dan Simon takes a look at what the cell phone industry is doing about it.
    Despite apps that let you track your phone and erase the data if you lose it, cell phone theft is still on the rise. Dan Simon takes a look at what the cell phone industry is doing about it in a WJBF News Channel 6 Consumer Alert.
  • 8-Year-Old Boy Battling Brain Cancer With A Song

    8-Year-Old Boy Battling Brain Cancer With A Song

    Friday, May 24 2013 6:57 PM EDT2013-05-24 22:57:18 GMT
    A little boy in the CSRA is battling brain cancer with a song. Learn about Christopher and how singing karaoke can help him in the fight for his life.
    A little boy in the CSRA is battling brain cancer with a song. Learn about Christopher and how singing karaoke can help him in the fight for his life. WJBF News Channel 6's Ashley Bridges has the story.
  • Georgia Regents University Researchers Eliminate Schizophrenia Symptoms In An Animal Model

    Georgia Regents University Researchers Eliminate Schizophrenia Symptoms In An Animal Model

    Wednesday, May 22 2013 2:08 PM EDT2013-05-22 18:08:48 GMT
    (left to right)  Drs. Lin Mei, Dongmin Yin and Yongjun Chen (Credit: Georgia Regents University)(left to right) Drs. Lin Mei, Dongmin Yin and Yongjun Chen (Credit: Georgia Regents University)
    Overexpression of a gene associated with schizophrenia causes classic symptoms of the disorder that are reversed when gene expression returns to normal, scientists report.
    Overexpression of a gene associated with schizophrenia causes classic symptoms of the disorder that are reversed when gene expression returns to normal, scientists report.
  • Sick South Carolina Student Attends Class Using Robot

    Sick South Carolina Student Attends Class Using Robot

    Tuesday, May 14 2013 12:13 PM EDT2013-05-14 16:13:14 GMT
    A sick South Carolina third grader won't miss a moment of class, thanks to technology. It's all part of a pilot program through Verizon to help homebound students.
    A sick South Carolina third grader won't miss a moment of class, thanks to technology. It's all part of a pilot program through Verizon to help homebound students. Jennifer Emert shows us how.
  • How To Get Rid Of Fire Ants

    How To Get Rid Of Fire Ants

    Friday, May 10 2013 7:00 PM EDT2013-05-10 23:00:56 GMT
    WJBF News Channel 6 Meteorologist John Lynn investigates and shows YOU how to get rid of fire ants.
    We've all seen them and most of us have experienced their painful bite: Fire ants. And this year, you can expect to see more of them. We sent Meteorologist John Lynn to investigate and show YOU how to get rid of them.
  • Do Your Kids Know How To Operate A Smartphone To Dial 911 In Case Of Emergency?

    Do Your Kids Know How To Operate A Smartphone To Dial 911 In Case Of Emergency?

    Friday, May 3 2013 5:46 PM EDT2013-05-03 21:46:24 GMT
    Do your kids know how to use a smartphone in case of an emergency?
    Dialing 911 has changed as technology has advanced and many of us rely on smart phones, instead of landlines. But, do children know how to operate a smart phone to call for help in case of an emergency? Tara Herrschaft takes a look.
  • Can A Pill Make Your Gray Hair Go Away?

    Can A Pill Make Your Gray Hair Go Away?

    Monday, April 29 2013 5:19 PM EDT2013-04-29 21:19:05 GMT
    These days there seems to be a pill for just about everything...but can taking a supplement reverse gray hair?
    These days there seems to be a pill for just about everything...but can taking a supplement reverse gray hair? Felicia Rodriguez gets to the "root" of the science behind the claims that your gray...can go away.
  • Partnership To Construct Wetland In Pendleton King Park

    Partnership To Construct Wetland In Pendleton King Park

    Monday, April 29 2013 2:19 PM EDT2013-04-29 18:19:31 GMT
    With major financial support from Wells Fargo and Company, Southeastern Natural Sciences Academy is joining with Pendleton King Park Foundation to construct a wetland in Augusta's Pendleton King Park.
    With major financial support from Wells Fargo and Company, Southeastern Natural Sciences Academy is joining with Pendleton King Park Foundation to construct a wetland in Pendleton King Park in Augusta.
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