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Water Clear for Use in Keysville Video included

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

Local Efforts Help Fight High Rate Of Teen Pregnancy Video included

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

BREAKING ON 6: 10 People Test Positive For Tuberculosis Bacteria At Hephzibah High School

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

Indiana cat missing 5 years reunited with owner

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A cat that went missing five years ago has been reunited with its owner in Indiana thanks to an implanted microchip. More>>

Man Wants Community Leaders To Help Promote Healthy Living Video included

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

Michigan man among 1st in US to get 'bionic eye'

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A degenerative eye disease slowly robbed Roger Pontz of his vision. More>>

Adopt-a-Pet: April 23, 2014 Video included

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The Augusta Animal Services and Barnwell County Animal Shelter appeared on WJBF News Channel 6 at Noon on April 23rd with meteorologist Ed Bloodsworth.
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Controversy Over Codeine For Children

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

Fort Gordon Master Fitness Trainers Help Revamp Soldiers' Exercises

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WJBF News Channel 6's Nicole Snyder got the chance to work out with some Master Fitness Trainers at Fort Gordon Tuesday to see how the Army's physical training program is evolving.
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College Soccer Player Dangerously "Allergic" To Her Own Sweat

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An Ohio collegiate soccer player is dangerously "allergic" to her own sweat.
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Moose Attack Caught On Tape Video included

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

Medical mystery: Baby cannot open mouth

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

Georgia Company Recalls Chicken Tender Products

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

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>>

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>>

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>>

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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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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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>>

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>>

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>>

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>>

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>>

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>>

Two Dogs Fall in Love and Get Married

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

Local Mother Makes Extra Push To Legalize Cannabis Oil In Georgia Video included

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Wednesday, South Carolina lawmakers decided to let voters choose whether to allow medical marijuana in the state. Now, an Augusta woman is making a bigger push to get a similar deal in Georgia. WJBF News Channel 6's Dee Griffin explains how she's doing it. More>>

Sandwiches Are A Tradition At The Masters Video included

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Golf is not the only reason people enjoy the Masters tournament. Many people have grown to love the foods sold at Augusta National Golf Club. WJBF News Channel 6's Renetta DuBose has the story. More>>

VIDEO: peacock pecks Clearwater Police vehicle

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Video from the Clearwater Police Department shows a peacock pecking at a patrol car window. More>>

VIRAL VIDEO: Amazing Tricks From Jumpy The Dog

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Jumpy doing what he knows best. More>>

Quick Cooking With Karen Calloway: April 8, 2014 Video included

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On this Quick Cooking segment, Karin Calloway has a quick and easy recipe for Cinnamon Streusel Coffee Cake. More>>

Adopt-A-Pet: April 9, 2014 Video included

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Heartsong Animal Rescue appeared on WJBF News Channel 6 at Noon with Mary Morrison on April 9th.
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SC Democrats Will Ask Voters’ Opinions on Medical Marijuana

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South Carolina House Minority Leader Todd Rutherford, D-Columbia, announced Wednesday that the state Democratic Party will have a referendum question on the party’s June primary ballot asking voters whether they favor legalizing medical marijuana.
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Dunkin’ Donuts Introduces New Peeps Donuts

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Dunkin’ Donuts celebrates spring and Peepsonality with its first-ever donuts topped with Peeps Marshmallow Chicks. More>>

WIfe Charged With Murder In Husband's Killing Video included

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The wife of a man found shot to death in a North Augusta apartment Tuesday morning has been charged with his murder. More>>

Animals Run for Mayor ! Video included

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The race for the next mayor in Divide, Colorado has turned into a real animal house.11 candidates are up for the new position -- but not a single one is human.
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Tyson Recalls Chicken Nuggets Sold at Sam's Club

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Tyson is recalling 75,320 pounds of chicken nuggets after some customers complained about finding small pieces of plastic in their food. More>>

Main Driveway at Georgia Regents Medical Center Closed for Construction April 5th -9th

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The main driveway into Georgia Regents Medical Center off 15th Street will be closed from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 5, through Wednesday, April 9, due to construction at the old GRU dental school building.
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Riverbanks Zoo and Garden -- April 3, 2014

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Spring time is a great time to check out the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden in Columbia. Susan O'Cain sat down with News Channel's Mary Morrison to discuss an upcoming event and to learn more about the marbled salamander. More>>

Adopt-A-Pet -- April 2, 2014

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The Aiken County Animal Shelter appeared on WJBF News Channel 6 at Noon April 2, 2014.
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Augusta Restaurants Prep For Masters Week

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Our Julie Parise got a look inside the kitchen and behind the bar of a neighborhood favorite, where they're planning to show Masters week customers a little southern hospitality. More>>

Healthcare Marketplace Hasn't Closed Its Doors Video included

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Millions of people around the country met the deadline to apply for the Affordable Care Act. But, hundreds didn't make it in time and now rely on an extension to get coverage.News Channel Six's Dee Griffin uncovers many who missed the deadline may still get coverage. When April Edwards wanted to try her hand at finding a less expensive alternative to her company's health insurance, she turned to the Affordable Health Care Act to quell her curiosity. But, she quickly found the hunt for an aff... More>>

A Live Chupacabra Caught?

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Tales of the elusive chupacabra continue to spread, but this time a Texas man says he has caught it alive? It's some kind of animal, but is it really a chupacabra? Janelle Bludau reports. More>>

Wednesday Is Augusta Autism Awareness Day, Mayor Proclaims Video included

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Wednesday is World Autism Day and Mayor Deke Copenhaver has proclaimed it Augusta Autism Awareness Day, as well. More>>

Kroger Customers Donate More Than $278,000 To Benefit Muscular Dystrophy Association

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Kroger’s Atlanta Division customers surpassed the grocer’s $250,000 fundraising goal and donated more than $278,000 from March 16th-29th to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). More>>

Waynesboro Agriculture In Spotlight After Local Farmer Wins Award Video included

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After winning a statewide award, a local farmer said he is proud to help put Waynesboro in the spotlight for their agriculture.Dick Byne runs Byne Blueberry Farm, where he makes organic blueberry juice, among other produce items.
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Midnight Marks the Deadline to Enroll Under the Affordable Care Act

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The deadline to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act is Monday at midnight. The Obama Administration set a goal of 7 million people signed up by today. Estimates are that number will be closer to 6.5 million. People have been flooding the government site all day, and even this morning, last-minute users were having problems signing up. For those who don’t have health insurance, they must sign ... More>>

Drinking And Breastfeeding: It's Not Illegal, But Is It Right? Video included

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Social media lit up this week when a news report revealed that an Arkansas woman was arrested for endangering the welfare of her child after breastfeeding while drinking alcohol at a restaurant. The charge was later dropped, but the issue of breastfeeding and drinking is still a very real one. More>>

$112,000 in Grants Awarded to CSRA Programs Serving Women and Children

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Women in Philanthropy for the CSRA awarded grants totaling $112,000 to 7 programs serving women and children at their annual spring luncheon Friday, March 28th.
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6th Annual Women In Philanthropy Meeting and 2014 Grants Awards Luncheon

Women In Philanthropy Milestone: Grant Funding Now Exceeds a Half-Million Dollars Video included

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This one was a milestone: in 6 years, Women In Philanthropy for the CSRA has funded 28 local grants totaling $523,300.
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German Shepard shot in the line of duty

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A police dog is being deemed a hero -- 7 year old Bruno shot in the line of duty and severely wounded.Today, he's recovering and reuniting with his fellow officer -and best friend.Lara Spencer has the story.The bond is unexplainable. See in him the way he is it kills me. It's a reunion that Los Angeles police officer RJ Young was afraid mightnever come. Young being here is the most relaxed I can get dog yelps louder that's him just telling me when are we leaving lets get out of here.Just last... More>>

Man Rescues Baby Dead Porcupine From Dead Mother Video included

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He went from searching for mushrooms...to finding a baby porcupine. Now, a Maine man is caring for that small animal after a strange turn of events. Jared Buzzell has his hands full...a wife, two kids, a baby, a dog...and now, a baby porcupine which is called Porcupett. Aly Myles reports. More>>

Raccoon Exposes Person To Rabies In Aiken County

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One person has been recommended to undergo post-exposure treatment after being exposed to rabies by a raccoon that tested positive for the disease in the southern portion of Aiken County. More>>

FDA Issues Public Health Alert For Processed Egg Products Unfit For Human Consumption

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert concerning processed egg products from a Lacey, Washington company. Click for details.
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Doctors Hospital To Open New Urgent And Primary Care Center In Riverwood Town Center

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Doctors Hospital will open a brand new neighborhood Urgent and Primary Care Center on Tuesday, April 1st, located at 3110 William Few Parkway in the Riverwood Town Center, in Evans. More>>

Wounded Veteran Receives Remodeled New Home In Martinez Video included

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A wounded veteran from Augusta is moving into a new house thanks to some help from the community.
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Local Produce Makes A Later Than Normal Appearance Due To Cold Weather

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The weather has been a popular topic of conversation for most people and we are all ready for things to start warming up. News Channel Six's Dee Griffin explains how the prolonged winter is affecting local crops. As March nears an end, this field of strawberries prepares to begin it's annual appearance near Waynesboro. Twenty two years ago, the Myers family started raising strawberries here. The Strawberry Patch owner Tim Myers says,"You can do it on a small scale and we had seen it in other... More>>

Walton Foundation for Independence Sponsoring GA Artists with Disabilities Exhibit

Award-winning art exhibit to visit Augusta

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Approximately 50 award-winning pieces of art from disabled artists across Georgia, including one from the Central Savannah River Area, will be on display March 27-April 19 at the Georgia Artists with Disabilities, Inc's 29th annual statewide tour and exhibit.
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Fort Gordon Celebrates 30th Special Olympics Video included

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Fort Gordon hosted its 30th annual Special Olympics Wednesday morning. Athletes between the ages of 5 and 60 took part in a number of events, including a softball throw and a long jump. More>>

Augusta Commission To Re-Ignite Smoking Ban Proposal Video included

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 Some Augusta Commissioners don't want to butt out of snuffing out smoking and say an ordinance to ban smoking in public places including bars will return after twice being defeated. More>>

New Walmart Hires 300, 25 Military Veterans Video included

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The new Walmart on Wrightsboro Road opened bright and early Wednesday morning with a ribbon cutting.Mayor Deke Copenhaver and several local officials were in attendance.The Chamber of Commerce says they are excited for the economic impact of the store, located on Wrightsboro Road and North Leg Road. It has already created about 300 jobs -- and about 10 percent of the store staff is made up of military veterans. Our Julie Parise met one veteran who says that before Walmart hired her, she was h... More>>

March 31st deadline extended if you've already started

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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. More>>

Pollen Allergies and Food Video included

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According to the Atlanta Allergy and Asthma Clinic, one in three people with seasonal allergies experience symptoms such as an itchy mouth, lips or throat and sniffling or sneezing - after eating raw foods and fresh fruit. Allergy patients may experience reactions when eating foods such as apples, pears, oranges, almonds and walnuts. More>>

4th Annual Beautiful Bulldog Contest

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It's great to be a Georgia Bulldog, but it turns out its not too bad to be a South Carolina Bulldog either!The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina held their fourth annual Beautiful Bulldog Contest inspired by the school's mascot.The contest is sponsored by the school's football association and serves as a fundraiser both for the care of the dogs as well as for scholarships to Citadel students.Awards included best tail wager, best smile, best personality and best costume. More>>

Horses Seized During Weekend Raid In Trenton

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According to EdgefieldDaily.com, the Edgefield County Sheriff's Office seized and removed several horses from a Trenton, South Carolina farm this weekend. More>>

Sunscreen Protection

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Have you had enough of winter? Are you ready to run outside and worship the sun, or lie on the beach and soak up some rays? Good for you, but doctors warn, be careful.
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Quick Cooking -- Artichoke & Goat Cheese Tortellini

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Hot dogs and apple pie. American fare at its finest.But every now and then you want something a little fancier. More>>

"Come Out For Health" Week Underway At Georgia Regents University Video included

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It's "Come Out For Health" week at Georgia Regents University, which is coordinated by GRU Equality. More>>

"The Eye Guys" in Augusta Are First In The U.S. With New LASIK Technology

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The new state-of-the-art Laser Center at The Eye Physicians & Surgeons of Augusta (The Eye Guys) has received the world’s fastest and most precise refractive laser suite, designed specifically for LASIK. It is the first center in the U.S. with the technology. More>>

Georgia Regents Medical Center Receives CEO Cancer Gold Standard Accreditation

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Georgia Regents Medical Center has been accredited with the CEO Cancer Gold Standard, by the CEO Roundtable on Cancer. More>>

And They're Off! Aiken Spring Steeplechase This Weekend

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There will be big hats, bow ties and big time fun to be had at the Aiken Steeplechase on Saturday.
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Vernal Equinox Egg Myth Video included

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With the arrival comes and old myth that due to the Vernal Equinox, when the center of the sun is directly over the earth's equator, you can get an egg to stand on its end. Meteorologist John Lynn took some eggs -and some egghead co-workers- and put it to the test! More>>

Columbia County Commission Leaves Hospital Decision to the State

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The decision of which hospital will be built in Columbia County is now left up to the state. Commissioners voted to approve all three hospitals for the bid, and let them make their case to the Georgia Department of Community Health. With multiple meetings, presentations, and work sessions, many thought the county was getting one step closer to making a decision. After Tuesday night’s meeting, all three hospitals are... More>>

Governor Nathan Deal Launches Plan To Improve Rural Access To Health Care

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Wednesday, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal, in partnership with the Georgia Department of Community Health, announced three new proposals to improve rural access to health care. More>>

Adopt-A-Pet -- March 19, 2014

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The Aiken County Animal Services appeared on WJBF News Channel 6 at Noon on March 19th with Mary Morrison.
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Quick Cooking -- March 18, 2014

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Are you tired of the same chicken recipes you always cook for dinner? Karin Calloway shows us a quick and easy way to change your chicken in today's Quick Cooking.
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Beautiful Addition to USC-Aiken

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Check out the new statue on USC Aiken's campus. This horse fountain was unveiled in the Nat Stenson circle in front of the Penland Administration building.Coach and Patty Abshire are responsible for the More>>

5th Annual Brain Injury Awareness Walk Raises Record Amount

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The 5th annual Brain Injury Awareness Walk on Saturday, March 8th raised a record $8,000 to support local brain injury survivors and Camp Hardgrove, an annual camp for adult brain injury survivors. More>>

University Health Care Foundation To Hold 22nd Annual Art Patchin/Will Weston Celebration

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University Health Care Foundation will hold the 22nd annual Art Patchin/Will Weston Celebration Sunday, March 23rd. Click for details on the event. More>>

Special Dogs Star in Movie

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A movie about abandoned pooches and the South Carolina volunteers who rescue them from high-kill shelters is scheduled for screening in Darlington.    The Florence Morning News reports the film "The Lucky More>>

USC Opens Unique Lab That Could Save Your Life Video included

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The Aseptic Compounding Experience Lab will give pharmacy students, and practicing pharmacists, hands-on training in making compounded medications. More>>

Bikers Go Full Throttle To Help The Kids Video included

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Now in its twelfth year, the Kelsi Long Memorial Ride has raised $90,000 for children with special needs since its inception.
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"Trooper Terry" Hospitalized Video included

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Our thoughts and prayers are with our good friend, "Trooper Terry" Sams tonight as he remains hospitalized. More>>

One Abortion Bill Passes, Others Get Hearing at SC Statehouse Video included

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A South Carolina Senate subcommittee approved a bill Thursday aimed at closing abortion clinics. More>>

Spring Cleanup for Your Health Video included

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Spring cleaning is a good opportunity to focus on some spring cleaning for your health's sake.
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Mammograms Make A Difference

Buddy Check 6: Finding Breast Cancer Early Makes a Difference Video included

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In this month's Buddy Check 6 report, Renee Hinson found her breast cancer early and now she's sharing her story encouraging other women to do the same. More>>

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  • Water Clear for Use in Keysville

    Water Clear for Use in Keysville

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:19 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:19:39 GMT
    WJBF News Channel 6's Deon Guillory investigates what caused a water scare in Keysville.
    WJBF News Channel 6's Deon Guillory investigates what caused a water scare in Keysville.
  • Local Efforts Help Fight High Rate Of Teen Pregnancy

    Local Efforts Help Fight High Rate Of Teen Pregnancy

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 5:57 PM EDT2014-04-23 21:57:25 GMT
    Richmond County's high rate of teen pregnancy has sparked a lot of attention across the state. Now, it's making headlines for changing course. News Channel Six's Dee Griffinhas more on how a local Doctor is helping lower what became a growing problem.As an OB-GYN in Augusta, Dr. Donna Adams Pickett has helped bring thousands of lives into the world. Now, she's come up with the way to help save the youngest of them from a growing problem that has plagued Richmond County for more than two decad...
    Richmond County's high rate of teen pregnancy has sparked a lot of attention across the state. Now, it's making headlines for changing course. News Channel Six's Dee Griffinhas more on how a local Doctor is helping lower what became a growing problem.As an OB-GYN in Augusta, Dr. Donna Adams Pickett has helped bring thousands of lives into the world. Now, she's come up with the way to help save the youngest of them from a growing problem that has plagued Richmond County for more than two decad...
  • BREAKING ON 6: 10 People Test Positive For Tuberculosis Bacteria At Hephzibah High School

    BREAKING ON 6: 10 People Test Positive For Tuberculosis Bacteria At Hephzibah High School

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 5:17 PM EDT2014-04-23 21:17:03 GMT
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    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that 10 people have tested positive for the bacteria that causes tuberculosis.
    WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that 10 people have tested positive for the bacteria that causes tuberculosis.
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  • Cancer Answer - January

    Cancer Answer - January - Healthy Eating, Healthy Life

    Cancer Answer - January - Healthy Eating, Healthy Life

    Monday, January 27 2014 11:38 PM EST2014-01-28 04:38:59 GMT
    For many people healthy eating and exercise can lead to a healthy living....and research shows that when it comes to fighting any disease the same formula will go a long way. More now in tonight's Cancer Answer.With recent news of new updated nutrition labels coming from the FDA, nutritionist like Rachel Johanek, with University Hospital say this is good news for their patients, especially those fighting cancer, "there are several fruits and vegetables along those lines, apples and berries an...
    For many people healthy eating and exercise can lead to a healthy living....and research shows that when it comes to fighting any disease the same formula will go a long way. More now in tonight's Cancer Answer.With recent news of new updated nutrition labels coming from the FDA, nutritionist like Rachel Johanek, with University Hospital say this is good news for their patients, especially those fighting cancer, "there are several fruits and vegetables along those lines, apples and berries an...
  • What Rights Do Neighborhood Watch Programs Have?

    What Rights Do Neighborhood Watch Programs Have?

    Monday, July 15 2013 6:47 PM EDT2013-07-15 22:47:58 GMT
    Neighborhood watch programs are designed to be the eyes and the ears of their community. So, how do you stay safe while keeping your streets safe at the same time? WJBF News Channel 6's Barclay Bishop has the story.
    Neighborhood watch programs are designed to be the eyes and the ears of their community. So, how do you stay safe while keeping your streets safe at the same time? WJBF News Channel 6's Barclay Bishop has the story.
  • Giving Your Best: Nina McCallie

    Giving Your Best: Nina McCallie

    Monday, July 1 2013 6:54 PM EDT2013-07-01 22:54:44 GMT
    Nina McCallie is the News Channel 6 Giving Your Best winner for July.
    Nina McCallie is the News Channel 6 Giving Your Best winner for July.
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  • Mammograms Make A Difference

    Buddy Check 6: Finding Breast Cancer Early Makes a Difference

    Buddy Check 6: Finding Breast Cancer Early Makes a Difference

    Thursday, March 6 2014 11:53 PM EST2014-03-07 04:53:41 GMT
    In this month's Buddy Check 6 report, Renee Hinson found her breast cancer early and now she's sharing her story encouraging other women to do the same.
    In this month's Buddy Check 6 report, Renee Hinson found her breast cancer early and now she's sharing her story encouraging other women to do the same.
  • January Buddy Check 6

    Buddy Check 6

    Buddy Check 6

    Monday, January 6 2014 11:05 PM EST2014-01-07 04:05:29 GMT
    Rebecca Shealy is an advocate for eating right and working out.....now she has a new mission to help women fight breast cancer.Her story is this month's buddy check 6 report.Lifting weights and eating healthy is a way of life for Rebecca Shealy. However in October of 2013, she added a focus to her daily routine, "on my 47th birthday i was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer. When people that know me found out that I was diagnosed with breast cancer they were all in shock. i'm in the gym 4 an...
    Rebecca Shealy is an advocate for eating right and working out.....now she has a new mission to help women fight breast cancer.Her story is this month's buddy check 6 report.Lifting weights and eating healthy is a way of life for Rebecca Shealy. However in October of 2013, she added a focus to her daily routine, "on my 47th birthday i was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer. When people that know me found out that I was diagnosed with breast cancer they were all in shock. i'm in the gym 4 an...
  • Buddy Check 6 : December - University Hospital's Breast Imaging Center

    Buddy Check 6: December

    Buddy Check 6: December

    Thursday, December 12 2013 7:24 PM EST2013-12-13 00:24:57 GMT
    University Hospital facing the new year with a new plan for patient care.....how they're planning to make healthcare easier for their patients.University Hospital's Breast Imaging Center is undergoing a big change. They'll continue to provide quality care for their patients, however coming together under one roof will make it more convenient. Dr. Joshua Rafoth, " this is where we interpret their studies interpret mammogram and MRI's and ultrasound here." Dr. Rafoth, Medical Director of the Im...
    University Hospital facing the new year with a new plan for patient care.....how they're planning to make healthcare easier for their patients.University Hospital's Breast Imaging Center is undergoing a big change. They'll continue to provide quality care for their patients, however coming together under one roof will make it more convenient. Dr. Joshua Rafoth, " this is where we interpret their studies interpret mammogram and MRI's and ultrasound here." Dr. Rafoth, Medical Director of the Im...
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