People & Places with Pierce: Santa Claus, Georgia

The Christmas spirit lives on every day of the year in this Georgia town.

  Trump’s 10 terrorists: The evolution of a statistic

These 10 do not exist, except as a federal statistic that Trump and his vice president put through a rhetorical grinder in service of describing emigrants from Mexico as a menace.
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  Best and worst airports for Christmas travel

The folks at Treetopia compiled federal data to figure out the routes, airports, and airlines with the highest percentage of delays and cancellations, along with each one’s average delay time.

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  Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen gets 3 years in prison

Crews extinguish fire at Rocky Creek Mobile Home Park

2nd suspect identified, still sought in Aiken County stolen vehicle case

Jury recommends life, plus 419-year sentence for James Fields Jr.

Operation 30906 indicts more than 2 dozen “alpha” criminals in the Augusta area

A massive round of indictments unsealed in Augusta’s U.S. District Court Tuesday charged over 2 dozen people with federal narcotics and firearm possession crimes.
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Boy, 11, changes last name from ‘Trump’ due to bullying

While his parents work on getting his name legally changed, the boy will be going by his father’s last name at school.

  Holiday season is prime time for porch pirates

Bomb threat at Midland Valley High, school evacuated

Mobley family donates to Toys For Tots collected at annual Christmas Party

Georgia Department of Transportation treats roads ahead of possible winter weather

Aiken Christmas Parade goes on as planned, despite weather

Community Harvest Celebration helps spread positivity among the community

Jay Jefferies hosts 28th Annual “China” Christmas Banquet

Augusta Biker Coalition donates toys to the Salvation Army

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  Man buys 1-cent Whopper for $1,000

A California man's attempt to take advantage of a much-publicized Burger King promotion went very wrong.

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Children’s Hospital needs your vote for #VoteForMiracles

Riverside Elementary class donates to Operation Hand-Warmer

You have until Dec. 13 to donate to Operation Hand-Warmer.One 5th-grade class at Riverside Elementary School joined in on the cause that sends care packages to our troops overseas.

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Patient donates over $15,000 to the Children’s Hospital

Hundreds pack Augusta Common for annual Christmas Tree Lighting

Crews respond to fire at Columbia County tanning salon

47 nonprofits awarded more than a half million in grants from the Community Foundation

Fort Gordon honors late President Bush with a 21-gun salute

The 21-gun salute is one of the highest honors. Soldiers at Fort Gordon performed the ceremony and came back to fire 50 more shots in the evening.
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Man dies after getting stuck in donation bin

Police said a man died after he got trapped by a donation station bin in San Antonio, TX.

Winter Weather Preparedness Week: What to expect winter 2018-2019

3 arrested in North Augusta drug bust

Winter Weather Preparedness Week: Keeping your pets safe and warm

Presidential funeral train will be first in nearly 50 years