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  • Mayor Davis traveling to Texas to protest family separation at the border

    Mayor Davis traveling to Texas to protest family separation at the border

    Thursday, June 21 2018 11:32 AM EDT2018-06-21 15:32:14 GMT
    Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis (Source: File photo / WFXG)Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis (Source: File photo / WFXG)

    Mayors from all over the United States, including Mayor Hardie Davis of Augusta, will be gathering in Tornillo, TX on Thursday, June 21, to protest the Trump administrations family separation policy for illegal immigrants.

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    Mayors from all over the United States, including Mayor Hardie Davis of Augusta, will be gathering in Tornillo, TX on Thursday, June 21, to protest the Trump administrations family separation policy for illegal immigrants.

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  • Cyclist dies after crash on Peach Orchard Rd.

    Cyclist dies after crash on Peach Orchard Rd.

    Thursday, June 21 2018 10:30 AM EDT2018-06-21 14:30:29 GMT
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    A cyclist has died after a crash on Peach Orchard Road. Harold Keith, 51 years old of Hephzibah, was involved in a crash on the 3600 block of Peach Orchard Road. According to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office, Slater veered his bicycle into traffic and caused the crash.

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    A cyclist has died after a crash on Peach Orchard Road. Harold Keith, 51 years old of Hephzibah, was involved in a crash on the 3600 block of Peach Orchard Road. According to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office, Slater veered his bicycle into traffic and caused the crash.

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  • Tips for working in the heat

    Tips for working in the heat

    Thursday, June 21 2018 9:03 AM EDT2018-06-21 13:03:02 GMT
    Tips for working in the heat (source: WFXG)Tips for working in the heat (source: WFXG)

    With the temperatures soaring, the heat can be dangerous and even deadly. According to OSHA, every year thousands of workers become sick from  occupational heat exposure and some even die.

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    With the temperatures soaring, the heat can be dangerous and even deadly. According to OSHA, every year thousands of workers become sick from  occupational heat exposure and some even die.

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  • Trump tweet complicates House GOP efforts on immigration

    Trump tweet complicates House GOP efforts on immigration

    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:41 AM EDT2018-06-21 04:41:36 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 11:43 AM EDT2018-06-21 15:43:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., joined by House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., left, and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, talks following a closed-door conference with fellow Rep...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., joined by House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., left, and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, talks following a closed-door conference with fellow Rep...

    An ambitious House GOP immigration overhaul is teetering ahead of voting.

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    An ambitious House GOP immigration overhaul is teetering ahead of voting.

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  • Time magazine cover puts Trump face to face with crying immigrant girl

    Time magazine cover puts Trump face to face with crying immigrant girl

    Thursday, June 21 2018 11:24 AM EDT2018-06-21 15:24:07 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 11:37 AM EDT2018-06-21 15:37:41 GMT

    The mash-up of President Trump and a crying child makes the immigration debate personal.

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    The mash-up of President Trump and a crying child makes the immigration debate personal.

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Teen excels at school despite facing family challenges

    High 5 4 Kids: Teen excels at school despite facing family challenges

    Thursday, June 21 2018 10:58 AM EDT2018-06-21 14:58:48 GMT

    We’re celebrating Keaira Jefferson who recently graduated from the Academy of Richmond County High School with honors, and a large list of accomplishments to her name - all of this even though she went into foster care in the middle of her adolescent years.

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    We’re celebrating Keaira Jefferson who recently graduated from the Academy of Richmond County High School with honors, and a large list of accomplishments to her name - all of this even though she went into foster care in the middle of her adolescent years.

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  • Suspect arrested in shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion

    Suspect arrested in shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion

    Thursday, June 21 2018 8:40 AM EDT2018-06-21 12:40:30 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 9:43 AM EDT2018-06-21 13:43:14 GMT
    Williams, 22, is charged with first degree murder, grand theft motor of a motor vehicle and operating a vehicle without a license. (Source: Broward County Sheriff's Office)Williams, 22, is charged with first degree murder, grand theft motor of a motor vehicle and operating a vehicle without a license. (Source: Broward County Sheriff's Office)

    Jahseh Onfroy, 20, was shot dead on June 18 outside of a motorsports store in Deerfield Beach, FL.

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    Jahseh Onfroy, 20, was shot dead on June 18 outside of a motorsports store in Deerfield Beach, FL.

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  • Amid child detention outcry, concentration camp debate rages

    Amid child detention outcry, concentration camp debate rages

    Thursday, June 21 2018 9:13 AM EDT2018-06-21 13:13:53 GMT
    Children are seen at a detention center in Homestead, FL. Questions remain as to how these children will be reunited with their parents. (Source: US Health & Human Services/CNN)Children are seen at a detention center in Homestead, FL. Questions remain as to how these children will be reunited with their parents. (Source: US Health & Human Services/CNN)

    A journalist who wrote about the history of concentration camps said the detention centers qualify.

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    A journalist who wrote about the history of concentration camps said the detention centers qualify.

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  • Trump defends his hard-line immigration policies to cheers

    Trump defends his hard-line immigration policies to cheers

    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:21 AM EDT2018-06-21 04:21:49 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 9:13 AM EDT2018-06-21 13:13:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump speaks at a rally at AMSOIL Arena in Duluth, Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump speaks at a rally at AMSOIL Arena in Duluth, Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018.

    Drawing cheers at a rally, Trump defended his hard-line immigration policies just hours after backing off efforts to separate immigrant families.

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    Drawing cheers at a rally, Trump defended his hard-line immigration policies just hours after backing off efforts to separate immigrant families.

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  • In reversal, Trump orders halt to his family separation rule

    In reversal, Trump orders halt to his family separation rule

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 11:21 AM EDT2018-06-20 15:21:21 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 8:25 AM EDT2018-06-21 12:25:16 GMT
    A boy stares out of a heavily tinted bus window leaving a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility Tuesday in McAllen, TX. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)A boy stares out of a heavily tinted bus window leaving a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility Tuesday in McAllen, TX. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

    Trump signs executive order to keep families together at border, says 'zero-tolerance' prosecution policy will continue.

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    Trump signs executive order to keep families together at border, says 'zero-tolerance' prosecution policy will continue.

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  • Is April the giraffe pregnant again?

    Is April the giraffe pregnant again?

    Thursday, June 21 2018 6:44 AM EDT2018-06-21 10:44:41 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 7:10 AM EDT2018-06-21 11:10:23 GMT

    She became a worldwide sensation last year. And now, April the giraffe could be pregnant again.

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    She became a worldwide sensation last year. And now, April the giraffe could be pregnant again.

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  • White House to propose merging Labor, Education departments, reports say

    White House to propose merging Labor, Education departments, reports say

    Thursday, June 21 2018 6:05 AM EDT2018-06-21 10:05:01 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 6:54 AM EDT2018-06-21 10:54:33 GMT

    The proposal would allow the administration to focus its efforts on student vocational training under one department.

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    The proposal would allow the administration to focus its efforts on student vocational training under one department.

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  • FBI warns of rising number of sexual assaults on commercial flights

    FBI warns of rising number of sexual assaults on commercial flights

    Thursday, June 21 2018 5:38 AM EDT2018-06-21 09:38:50 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 5:57 AM EDT2018-06-21 09:57:32 GMT

    The FBI says they have opened a growing number of investigations into sexual assaults on flights.

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    The FBI says they have opened a growing number of investigations into sexual assaults on flights.

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  • Woman's car starts rolling down road, so she jumps out

    Woman's car starts rolling down road, so she jumps out

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:51 PM EDT2018-06-21 02:51:55 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 5:46 AM EDT2018-06-21 09:46:14 GMT

    A police officer who happened to be driving up the road veered over to stop the car, preventing further collisions.

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    A police officer who happened to be driving up the road veered over to stop the car, preventing further collisions.

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  • Coffin with human bones inside found in attic of KS business

    Coffin with human bones inside found in attic of KS business

    Thursday, June 21 2018 4:14 AM EDT2018-06-21 08:14:14 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 4:33 AM EDT2018-06-21 08:33:54 GMT

    Police don't know where the remains came from, how old they are, who may have left them or why.

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    Police don't know where the remains came from, how old they are, who may have left them or why.

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  • At least 3 "tender age" shelters set up for child migrants

    At least 3 "tender age" shelters set up for child migrants

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 9:12 PM EDT2018-06-20 01:12:25 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:24 AM EDT2018-06-21 06:24:30 GMT
    Nicole Hernandez, of the Mexican state of Guerrero, holds on to her mother as they wait with other families to request political asylum in the United States, across the border in Tijuana, Mexico, on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)Nicole Hernandez, of the Mexican state of Guerrero, holds on to her mother as they wait with other families to request political asylum in the United States, across the border in Tijuana, Mexico, on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

    Migrant babies and young children are being held in special "tender age" shelters after being taken from their parents at the US-Mexico border.

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    Migrant babies and young children are being held in special "tender age" shelters after being taken from their parents at the US-Mexico border.

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  • CA deputy frees bear from car, quickly runs away

    CA deputy frees bear from car, quickly runs away

    Thursday, June 21 2018 1:37 AM EDT2018-06-21 05:37:20 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 1:49 AM EDT2018-06-21 05:49:50 GMT

    Video shows a deputy running for safety after freeing a bear that was trapped in a car.

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    Video shows a deputy running for safety after freeing a bear that was trapped in a car.

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  • Gatorade goes sugarless for 1st time

    Gatorade goes sugarless for 1st time

    Thursday, June 21 2018 1:09 AM EDT2018-06-21 05:09:14 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 1:13 AM EDT2018-06-21 05:13:33 GMT

    Gatorade is going sugarless for the first time in its 53-year history with "Gatorade Zero."

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    Gatorade is going sugarless for the first time in its 53-year history with "Gatorade Zero."

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  • Chubbs, a 29-pound stray cat in CA, finds a new home

    Chubbs, a 29-pound stray cat in CA, finds a new home

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 11:00 PM EDT2018-06-21 03:00:33 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:34 AM EDT2018-06-21 04:34:49 GMT

    The Pasadena Humane Society announced they had not been able to find Chubbs' owner, so he was put up for adoption.

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    The Pasadena Humane Society announced they had not been able to find Chubbs' owner, so he was put up for adoption.

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  • Richmond Co. Commissioner plans to put Calhoun name debate on agenda soon

    Richmond Co. Commissioner plans to put Calhoun name debate on agenda soon

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:59 PM EDT2018-06-21 02:59:58 GMT

    The John C Calhoun name change has been a topic of conversation in the Richmond County Commission for the past year. District 1 Commissioner Bill Fennoy put it on the agenda several times but each time it was denied by the full commission.  "It isn't going to be no better whoever it changes because the damage is already done just like I said, It isn't going to be no better," says Jinnie Turner.  The John C. Calhoun Expressway. For the past year, it's be...

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    The John C Calhoun name change has been a topic of conversation in the Richmond County Commission for the past year. District 1 Commissioner Bill Fennoy put it on the agenda several times but each time it was denied by the full commission.  "It isn't going to be no better whoever it changes because the damage is already done just like I said, It isn't going to be no better," says Jinnie Turner.  The John C. Calhoun Expressway. For the past year, it's be...

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  • Survivors celebrate being cancer free

    Survivors celebrate being cancer free

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:56 PM EDT2018-06-21 02:56:27 GMT

    Augusta University Medical Center held an event to recognize people who've survived cancer Wednesday. It was a chance to show people that they care. There were also items encouraging them to be healthy, like pamphlets and fruit.  Cecil Herrin is a breast cancer survivor. He is celebrating seven years of being cancer free. After his diagnoses, he turned a negative into positive and created an endowment at the cancer center to help men.  "Being a survivor is a pers...

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    Augusta University Medical Center held an event to recognize people who've survived cancer Wednesday. It was a chance to show people that they care. There were also items encouraging them to be healthy, like pamphlets and fruit.  Cecil Herrin is a breast cancer survivor. He is celebrating seven years of being cancer free. After his diagnoses, he turned a negative into positive and created an endowment at the cancer center to help men.  "Being a survivor is a pers...

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  • Charges dropped against parents of teen involved in deadly hit-and-run

    Charges dropped against parents of teen involved in deadly hit-and-run

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:52 PM EDT2018-06-21 02:52:51 GMT
    Investigator Frank Dodson was killed in a hit and run motorcycle crash (Columbia County Sheriff's Office)Investigator Frank Dodson was killed in a hit and run motorcycle crash (Columbia County Sheriff's Office)
    Investigator Frank Dodson was killed in a hit and run motorcycle crashInvestigator Frank Dodson was killed in a hit and run motorcycle crash

    Charges have been dropped on the parents of a teenager who reportedly was in a deadly crash in McDuffie County. It took the life of a sheriff's office investigator. Investigator William Frank Dodson was killed in that crash on May 3rd at the intersection of Black and East Hill Street. Reports say the other driver left the scene. The parents of the juvenile Columbia County driver, Brian Atkins Sr. and Jacquelyn Atkins, will not face charges - for now. According to court documents obt...

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    Charges have been dropped on the parents of a teenager who reportedly was in a deadly crash in McDuffie County. It took the life of a sheriff's office investigator. Investigator William Frank Dodson was killed in that crash on May 3rd at the intersection of Black and East Hill Street. Reports say the other driver left the scene. The parents of the juvenile Columbia County driver, Brian Atkins Sr. and Jacquelyn Atkins, will not face charges - for now. According to court documents obt...

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  • Bond denied for man accused of killing Melissa 'Missy' Clary

    Bond denied for man accused of killing Melissa 'Missy' Clary

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:49 PM EDT2018-06-21 02:49:27 GMT
    James Michael Hooper II is charged with murder in the death of Melissa 'Missy' Clary (Source: ACSO)James Michael Hooper II is charged with murder in the death of Melissa 'Missy' Clary (Source: ACSO)
    James Michael Hooper II is charged with murder in the death of Melissa 'Missy' ClaryJames Michael Hooper II is charged with murder in the death of Melissa 'Missy' Clary

    Bond has been denied for a man accused of killing the mother of his child. An Aiken County Judge made the decision Wednesday to not let 21-year-old James Michael Hooper II, walk out of jail.  This after the mother of his child was found dead last week by her mother. Some of Melissa "Missy" Clary's friends who are devastated by the loss. "She's so pretty, just look at her eyes.  Scrolling through photos on social media. Two cousins, Haley and Elena, remember...

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    Bond has been denied for a man accused of killing the mother of his child. An Aiken County Judge made the decision Wednesday to not let 21-year-old James Michael Hooper II, walk out of jail.  This after the mother of his child was found dead last week by her mother. Some of Melissa "Missy" Clary's friends who are devastated by the loss. "She's so pretty, just look at her eyes.  Scrolling through photos on social media. Two cousins, Haley and Elena, remember...

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  • Police fatally shoot 17-year-old boy fleeing traffic stop

    Police fatally shoot 17-year-old boy fleeing traffic stop

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 3:17 PM EDT2018-06-20 19:17:51 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:43 PM EDT2018-06-21 02:43:27 GMT
    No shots were fired at the officers during the encounter, and no weapon was found on Rose's body. (Source: KDKA/CNN)No shots were fired at the officers during the encounter, and no weapon was found on Rose's body. (Source: KDKA/CNN)

    Authorities say a police officer fatally shot a 17-year-old boy just seconds after he fled from a traffic stop in a confrontation partly captured on video shot from a nearby home.

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    Authorities say a police officer fatally shot a 17-year-old boy just seconds after he fled from a traffic stop in a confrontation partly captured on video shot from a nearby home.

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  • Grovetown water bill set to rise again in July

    Grovetown water bill set to rise again in July

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 9:49 PM EDT2018-06-21 01:49:19 GMT
    Grovetown water bill set to rise again next month (WFXG)Grovetown water bill set to rise again next month (WFXG)

    As many know Grovetown is building a Wastewater Treatment Plant that is already under construction. Citizens have already seen an increase in their water bill because of it. The City of Grovetown has a loan payment of twenty-four million dollars for the plant and they are looking to residents to pay up.

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    As many know Grovetown is building a Wastewater Treatment Plant that is already under construction. Citizens have already seen an increase in their water bill because of it. The City of Grovetown has a loan payment of twenty-four million dollars for the plant and they are looking to residents to pay up.

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  • Augusta Unemployment Rate Beats U.S. Number by .2 Percent

    Augusta Unemployment Rate Beats U.S. Number by .2 Percent

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 9:42 PM EDT2018-06-21 01:42:42 GMT

    The unemployment rate in the United States is at it's lowest since 1969. It is currently at 3.8 percent. The last time the number was below 4 percent, Richard Nixon was President of the United States. Right here in Augusta, that number is even lower.

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    The unemployment rate in the United States is at it's lowest since 1969. It is currently at 3.8 percent. The last time the number was below 4 percent, Richard Nixon was President of the United States. Right here in Augusta, that number is even lower.

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  • People & Places with Pierce: Swainsboro Museum of Coca-Cola Advertisement

    People & Places with Pierce: Swainsboro Museum of Coca-Cola Advertisement

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 9:39 PM EDT2018-06-21 01:39:50 GMT
    People & Places with Pierce: Swainsboro Museum of Coca-Cola Advertisement (WFXG)People & Places with Pierce: Swainsboro Museum of Coca-Cola Advertisement (WFXG)

    Swainsboro, Georgia: the crossroads of the great South and also a crossroads for Coca-Cola fans.

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    Swainsboro, Georgia: the crossroads of the great South and also a crossroads for Coca-Cola fans.

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  • Vows in the air: German couple married in tightrope wedding

    Vows in the air: German couple married in tightrope wedding

    Saturday, June 16 2018 11:08 AM EDT2018-06-16 15:08:58 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 9:25 PM EDT2018-06-21 01:25:21 GMT
    (Peter Gercke/dpa via AP). Pastor Stefan Gierung, left, stands in a cage atop of a fire service ladder in front of bride Nicole Backhaus, center, and groom Jens Knorr, right, both sitting in a swing dangling under a motorcycle with artist Falko Traber,...(Peter Gercke/dpa via AP). Pastor Stefan Gierung, left, stands in a cage atop of a fire service ladder in front of bride Nicole Backhaus, center, and groom Jens Knorr, right, both sitting in a swing dangling under a motorcycle with artist Falko Traber,...

    A couple in eastern Germany have got married in a swing dangling from a motorcycle atop a tightrope, 14 meters (46 feet) above the ground.

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    A couple in eastern Germany have got married in a swing dangling from a motorcycle atop a tightrope, 14 meters (46 feet) above the ground.

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  • Barbershop Harmony Society allows women to join

    Barbershop Harmony Society allows women to join

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 6:12 PM EDT2018-06-20 22:12:03 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 6:12 PM EDT2018-06-20 22:12:03 GMT
    For the first time in its 80-year history, the barbershop group will include women. (Source: Pixabay)For the first time in its 80-year history, the barbershop group will include women. (Source: Pixabay)

    For the first time in its 80-year history, the barbershop group will include women.

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    For the first time in its 80-year history, the barbershop group will include women.

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  • Compulsive video-game playing could be mental health problem

    Compulsive video-game playing could be mental health problem

    Monday, June 18 2018 5:20 AM EDT2018-06-18 09:20:00 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 5:04 PM EDT2018-06-20 21:04:20 GMT
    In its latest revision to an international disease classification manual, the U.N. health agency said Monday that classifying "Gaming Disorder" as a separate condition will 'serve a public health purpose for countries.' (Source: Pixabay)In its latest revision to an international disease classification manual, the U.N. health agency said Monday that classifying "Gaming Disorder" as a separate condition will 'serve a public health purpose for countries.' (Source: Pixabay)

    The World Health Organization says that compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a new mental health condition, in a move that some critics warn may risk stigmatizing its young players.

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    The World Health Organization says that compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a new mental health condition, in a move that some critics warn may risk stigmatizing its young players.

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  • Traffic Alert: Traffic crash reported with injury at Faircrest Ave. and Peach Orchard Rd.

    Traffic Alert: Traffic crash reported with injury at Faircrest Ave. and Peach Orchard Rd.

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:09 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:09:21 GMT
    River Road is closed from Hwy 80 through Collins Rd (Pixabay)River Road is closed from Hwy 80 through Collins Rd (Pixabay)
    River Road is closed from Hwy 80 through Collins Rd (Pixabay)River Road is closed from Hwy 80 through Collins Rd (Pixabay)
    Traffic crash reported with injury at Faircrest Ave. and Peach Orchard Rd. in Augusta-Richmond County.  6/20/2018@3:53 PM: TRAFFIC ACCIDENT WITH INJURY at FAIRCREST AVE AND PEACH ORCHARD RD AUGUSTA GA https://t.co/zbGrbIeq3O — Augusta GA E-911 (@ARC911) June 20, 2018More >>
    Traffic crash reported with injury at Faircrest Ave. and Peach Orchard Rd. in Augusta-Richmond County.  6/20/2018@3:53 PM: TRAFFIC ACCIDENT WITH INJURY at FAIRCREST AVE AND PEACH ORCHARD RD AUGUSTA GA https://t.co/zbGrbIeq3O — Augusta GA E-911 (@ARC911) June 20, 2018More >>
  • Kate Spade foundation to donate $1 million for suicide prevention

    Kate Spade foundation to donate $1 million for suicide prevention

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 2:54 PM EDT2018-06-20 18:54:36 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 2:54 PM EDT2018-06-20 18:54:36 GMT
    The donations will support suicide prevention and mental health awareness. (Source: AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, file)The donations will support suicide prevention and mental health awareness. (Source: AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, file)

    The Kate Spade donations will support suicide prevention and mental health awareness.

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    The Kate Spade donations will support suicide prevention and mental health awareness.

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  • Investigators say DNA database can be goldmine for old cases

    Investigators say DNA database can be goldmine for old cases

    Saturday, June 16 2018 12:19 PM EDT2018-06-16 16:19:01 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 2:04 PM EDT2018-06-20 18:04:32 GMT

    Some private investigators and genealogy experts want to use the same DNA-tracking system that identified the suspected Golden State Killer to solve decades-old murder and missing-person cases.

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    Some private investigators and genealogy experts want to use the same DNA-tracking system that identified the suspected Golden State Killer to solve decades-old murder and missing-person cases.

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  • Pro wrestler Big Van Vader dies at 63

    Pro wrestler Big Van Vader dies at 63

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 11:59 AM EDT2018-06-20 15:59:50 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:21 PM EDT2018-06-20 17:21:15 GMT

    Big Van Vader was a pro wrestling star in the U.S. and Japan.

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    Big Van Vader was a pro wrestling star in the U.S. and Japan.

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  • Trump stands firm on immigration policy, sees it as a winner

    Trump stands firm on immigration policy, sees it as a winner

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:21 AM EDT2018-06-20 05:21:15 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:14 PM EDT2018-06-20 16:14:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump speaks in the Hall of Columns as he arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, to rally Republicans around a GOP immigration bill.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump speaks in the Hall of Columns as he arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, to rally Republicans around a GOP immigration bill.

    Trump sees his immigration policy as a winner with voters ahead of midterm elections in spite of controversy over separating children and parents.

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    Trump sees his immigration policy as a winner with voters ahead of midterm elections in spite of controversy over separating children and parents.

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  • Archaeologists uncover 'limb pit' of Civil War dead

    Archaeologists uncover 'limb pit' of Civil War dead

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 11:45 AM EDT2018-06-20 15:45:58 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 11:45 AM EDT2018-06-20 15:45:58 GMT
    Some of the many bones found include sawed-off femurs and limbs with bullet holes. (Source: AP Photos)Some of the many bones found include sawed-off femurs and limbs with bullet holes. (Source: AP Photos)

    Some of the many bones found include sawed-off femurs and limbs with bullet holes.

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    Some of the many bones found include sawed-off femurs and limbs with bullet holes.

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  • Lewandowski on girl with Down syndrome: 'Wah wah'

    Lewandowski on girl with Down syndrome: 'Wah wah'

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 11:35 PM EDT2018-06-20 03:35:12 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 11:34 AM EDT2018-06-20 15:34:17 GMT
    Corey Lewandowski, a former campaign manager for President Donald Trump, created a stir by dismissing a story about a girl with Down syndrome. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)Corey Lewandowski, a former campaign manager for President Donald Trump, created a stir by dismissing a story about a girl with Down syndrome. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    A former campaign manager for Donald Trump has created a stir by dismissing a story about a girl with Down syndrome with a sarcastic "Wah wah."

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    A former campaign manager for Donald Trump has created a stir by dismissing a story about a girl with Down syndrome with a sarcastic "Wah wah."

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  • Chick-fil-A employee chases down customer to deliver missing sandwich

    Chick-fil-A employee chases down customer to deliver missing sandwich

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:53 AM EDT2018-06-20 14:53:02 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 11:04 AM EDT2018-06-20 15:04:25 GMT

    Jared Wilson dashed through the Chick-fil-A parking lot and across a road to deliver the order.

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    Jared Wilson dashed through the Chick-fil-A parking lot and across a road to deliver the order.

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  • US leaving UN's Human Rights Council, cites anti-Israel bias

    US leaving UN's Human Rights Council, cites anti-Israel bias

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:21 AM EDT2018-06-20 05:21:04 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:43 AM EDT2018-06-20 14:43:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this Jan. 2, 2018, file photo, United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks to reporters at United Nations headquarters. Haley says the U.S. is withdrawing from UN Human Rights Council, cal...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this Jan. 2, 2018, file photo, United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks to reporters at United Nations headquarters. Haley says the U.S. is withdrawing from UN Human Rights Council, cal...

    The U.S. is leaving the U.N. Human Rights Council, which Ambassador Nikki Haley calls an organization "not worthy of its name."

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    The U.S. is leaving the U.N. Human Rights Council, which Ambassador Nikki Haley calls an organization "not worthy of its name."

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  • Palin's son moves to court program after assaulting father

    Palin's son moves to court program after assaulting father

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 4:00 PM EDT2018-06-19 20:00:51 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:32 AM EDT2018-06-20 14:32:46 GMT
    Track Palin has formally entered into a diversion court program after assaulting his father. (Source: KTUU via CNN)Track Palin has formally entered into a diversion court program after assaulting his father. (Source: KTUU via CNN)

    Track Palin has formally entered into a diversion court program after assaulting his father so severely that it left him bleeding from the head.

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    Track Palin has formally entered into a diversion court program after assaulting his father so severely that it left him bleeding from the head.

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  • 'Papa! Papa!' Audio of children stokes rage over separation

    'Papa! Papa!' Audio of children stokes rage over separation

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:20 AM EDT2018-06-19 05:20:32 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:13 AM EDT2018-06-20 14:13:36 GMT
    (U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a U.S. Border Patrol agent watches as people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the...(U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a U.S. Border Patrol agent watches as people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the...
    An audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking cries of small Spanish-speaking children being processed by U.S. officials stoked the uproar over the policy of separating immigrant children from their...More >>
    An audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking cries of small Spanish-speaking children being processed by U.S. officials stoked the uproar over the policy of separating immigrant children from their parents.More >>
  • Trump administration pulls US out of UN human rights council

    Trump administration pulls US out of UN human rights council

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:00 PM EDT2018-06-19 16:00:59 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 9:13 AM EDT2018-06-20 13:13:46 GMT
    (Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP, File). FILE - This is a Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2008 file photo, showing a general view of the Human Rights Room (Room XX) at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. Diplomats say the United...(Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP, File). FILE - This is a Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2008 file photo, showing a general view of the Human Rights Room (Room XX) at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. Diplomats say the United...
    The Trump administration is poised to announce its departure from the United Nations' main human rights body in its latest withdrawal from an international institution.More >>
    The Trump administration is poised to announce its departure from the United Nations' main human rights body in its latest withdrawal from an international institution.More >>
  • Suspect wanted for stealing TV from Grovetown Walmart

    Suspect wanted for stealing TV from Grovetown Walmart

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 8:33 AM EDT2018-06-20 12:33:05 GMT
    Grovetown Walmart shoplifting suspect 6/7/18 (source: Columbia County Sheriff's Office)Grovetown Walmart shoplifting suspect 6/7/18 (source: Columbia County Sheriff's Office)
    Grovetown Walmart shoplifting suspect 6/7/18 (source: Columbia County Sheriff's Office)Grovetown Walmart shoplifting suspect 6/7/18 (source: Columbia County Sheriff's Office)

    The Columbia County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help identifying a shoplifting suspect. At around 8 a.m. on June 7, the suspect pictured in this article entered the Grovetown Walmart, put a 55" television into their shopping cart, and fled through the Garden Center without paying.

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    The Columbia County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help identifying a shoplifting suspect. At around 8 a.m. on June 7, the suspect pictured in this article entered the Grovetown Walmart, put a 55" television into their shopping cart, and fled through the Garden Center without paying.

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  • Wrong newborn given to parents in WV

    Wrong newborn given to parents in WV

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 7:19 AM EDT2018-06-20 11:19:25 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 8:09 AM EDT2018-06-20 12:09:55 GMT

    Parents say a family spent valuable bonding time with the wrong newborn, including taking photos with him.

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    Parents say a family spent valuable bonding time with the wrong newborn, including taking photos with him.

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  • Teen presumed dead at crime scene in Chicago, covered with sheet, dies several hours later

    Teen presumed dead at crime scene in Chicago, covered with sheet, dies several hours later

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 6:17 AM EDT2018-06-20 10:17:01 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 7:20 AM EDT2018-06-20 11:20:34 GMT

    Eric Carey, who was twice shot in the head, was covered with a sheet where he remained on the street, still breathing, for an extended period until bystanders started shouting for the attention of first responders. The teen died later at the hospital.

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    Eric Carey, who was twice shot in the head, was covered with a sheet where he remained on the street, still breathing, for an extended period until bystanders started shouting for the attention of first responders. The teen died later at the hospital.

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  • VA man reaches finals in toilet paper wedding dress contest

    VA man reaches finals in toilet paper wedding dress contest

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 6:25 AM EDT2018-06-20 10:25:05 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 6:46 AM EDT2018-06-20 10:46:26 GMT

    Wedding gowns can cost thousands of dollars. This one is more like hundreds of rolls.

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    Wedding gowns can cost thousands of dollars. This one is more like hundreds of rolls.

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  • Trump raises risk of economically harmful US-China trade war

    Trump raises risk of economically harmful US-China trade war

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:20 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:20:31 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 6:31 AM EDT2018-06-20 10:31:32 GMT
    President Donald Trump gestures as he signs a "Space Policy Directive" during a meeting of the National Space Council in the East Room of the White House, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence watches.  AP Photo/Susan Walsh)President Donald Trump gestures as he signs a "Space Policy Directive" during a meeting of the National Space Council in the East Room of the White House, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence watches. AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

    A new 10 percent tariff on $200 billion in Chinese imports is being threatened by Trump in the latest move toward what could become a trade war.

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    A new 10 percent tariff on $200 billion in Chinese imports is being threatened by Trump in the latest move toward what could become a trade war.

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  • John C. Calhoun name change a topic of conversation in Commission meeting

    John C. Calhoun name change a topic of conversation in Commission meeting

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 6:13 AM EDT2018-06-20 10:13:39 GMT
    Calhoun Expressway may be renamed 'Veterans Expressway' (Source: WFXG)Calhoun Expressway may be renamed 'Veterans Expressway' (Source: WFXG)

    The John C. Calhoun Expressway name change is back up for discussion after nearly 75% percent of Democratic voters voted in favor of changing the name to Veterans Expressway last month.

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    The John C. Calhoun Expressway name change is back up for discussion after nearly 75% percent of Democratic voters voted in favor of changing the name to Veterans Expressway last month.

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  • Twin brothers reunited 74 years after WWII death at Normandy

    Twin brothers reunited 74 years after WWII death at Normandy

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 6:00 AM EDT2018-06-19 10:00:39 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 5:42 AM EDT2018-06-20 09:42:55 GMT
    (Susan Lawrence via AP). In this undated photo, provided by family member Susan Lawrence on Wednesday, twin brothers Julius Pieper, left, and Ludwig Pieper in their U.S. Navy uniforms.(Susan Lawrence via AP). In this undated photo, provided by family member Susan Lawrence on Wednesday, twin brothers Julius Pieper, left, and Ludwig Pieper in their U.S. Navy uniforms.
    (Susan Lawrence via AP). In this undated photo, provided by family member Susan Lawrence on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, twin brothers Julius Pieper, left, and Ludwig Pieper in their U.S. Navy uniforms. For decades, he had a number for a name, Unknown X-9...(Susan Lawrence via AP). In this undated photo, provided by family member Susan Lawrence on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, twin brothers Julius Pieper, left, and Ludwig Pieper in their U.S. Navy uniforms. For decades, he had a number for a name, Unknown X-9...

    For decades, he was known only as Unknown X-9352 at a World War II American cemetery in Belgium where he was interred.

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    For decades, he was known only as Unknown X-9352 at a World War II American cemetery in Belgium where he was interred.

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  • VIDEO: Burglar breaks in, slithers across floor of TX store

    VIDEO: Burglar breaks in, slithers across floor of TX store

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 5:19 AM EDT2018-06-20 09:19:28 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 5:37 AM EDT2018-06-20 09:37:00 GMT

    A burglar literally slithered into a smoke shop in Houston.

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    A burglar literally slithered into a smoke shop in Houston.

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  • Stephon Clark shooting inspires children's book

    Stephon Clark shooting inspires children's book

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:40 AM EDT2018-06-20 05:40:28 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 2:01 AM EDT2018-06-20 06:01:48 GMT

    The authors of a new children’s book want to help parents talk to kids about police-involved shootings and racism.

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    The authors of a new children’s book want to help parents talk to kids about police-involved shootings and racism.

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  • Parents get into massive brawl at TN softball game

    Parents get into massive brawl at TN softball game

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-06-20 04:35:33 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:57 AM EDT2018-06-20 04:57:49 GMT

    Video shows almost a dozen parents erupt into a fight at a girls' softball tournament.

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    Video shows almost a dozen parents erupt into a fight at a girls' softball tournament.

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  • Jamie's potentially dangerous heat in the First Alert Forecast, Tuesday, June 19, 2018

    Jamie's potentially dangerous heat in the First Alert Forecast, Tuesday, June 19, 2018

  • 'Cut my hair': Officer and woman struggle during violent arrest

    'Cut my hair': Officer and woman struggle during violent arrest

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 10:59 PM EDT2018-06-20 02:59:31 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 11:12 PM EDT2018-06-20 03:12:26 GMT
    Alonso Luna struggled to tell another passenger to get the incident on video before she was forced out of the vehicle. (Source: CNN)Alonso Luna struggled to tell another passenger to get the incident on video before she was forced out of the vehicle. (Source: CNN)

    It involves a woman being dragged from the front seat of a car. And it involves an officer having her hair cut in order to break free of the suspect’s grip.

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    It involves a woman being dragged from the front seat of a car. And it involves an officer having her hair cut in order to break free of the suspect’s grip.

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  • Businesses learn more about military families moving to the CSRA

    Businesses learn more about military families moving to the CSRA

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 10:33 PM EDT2018-06-20 02:33:24 GMT
    Businesses learn more about military families moving to the CSRA (Source: WXFG)Businesses learn more about military families moving to the CSRA (Source: WXFG)

    The Augusta Metro Chamber and Women in Business are taking a look military families that are moving to the region and their goal is to learn more about what these families need.   A luncheon will be held at the Legends Club to focus on ways both organizations can help support military families moving into our community.

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    The Augusta Metro Chamber and Women in Business are taking a look military families that are moving to the region and their goal is to learn more about what these families need.   A luncheon will be held at the Legends Club to focus on ways both organizations can help support military families moving into our community.

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  • Leaders discuss benefits of employing military spouses

    Leaders discuss benefits of employing military spouses

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 10:31 PM EDT2018-06-20 02:31:48 GMT
    Luncheon hosted by Women in Business and Augusta Metro Chamber teaches businesses perks of hiring military spousesLuncheon hosted by Women in Business and Augusta Metro Chamber teaches businesses perks of hiring military spouses

    Did you know that there were 7,000 new jobs added to the Augusta economy last year? A lot of them are directly related to Fort Gordon.  With more military families also coming to the area, many need help integrating into our community. Moving to a new city can sometimes feel like being in a foreign land.  Some military spouses battle the challenge of uprooting their career and children. For military families, the struggle is second nature. "We're very resil...

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    Did you know that there were 7,000 new jobs added to the Augusta economy last year? A lot of them are directly related to Fort Gordon.  With more military families also coming to the area, many need help integrating into our community. Moving to a new city can sometimes feel like being in a foreign land.  Some military spouses battle the challenge of uprooting their career and children. For military families, the struggle is second nature. "We're very resil...

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  • Commissioners approve firm to develop concept for potential Whitewater Center

    Commissioners approve firm to develop concept for potential Whitewater Center

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 9:19 PM EDT2018-06-20 01:19:31 GMT
    Augusta Lock and Dam (WFXG)Augusta Lock and Dam (WFXG)
    Augusta Lock and Dam (WFXG)Augusta Lock and Dam (WFXG)

    Commissioners also approved the bid for the McLaughlin Group to create a concept for the Whitewater Center at the Lock & Dam. Since the firm has been chosen, it can start working on a plan that will not only include a whitewater center but other outdoor activities.  "It's actually far better then I could have hoped because now not only the city is looking at the potential of white water but they're actually strategically thinking about how to use the river and that's bi...

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    Commissioners also approved the bid for the McLaughlin Group to create a concept for the Whitewater Center at the Lock & Dam. Since the firm has been chosen, it can start working on a plan that will not only include a whitewater center but other outdoor activities.  "It's actually far better then I could have hoped because now not only the city is looking at the potential of white water but they're actually strategically thinking about how to use the river and that's bi...

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  • 2nd read for Smoking Ordinance comes with last ditch effort by bar owners

    2nd read for Smoking Ordinance comes with last ditch effort by bar owners

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 9:10 PM EDT2018-06-20 01:10:54 GMT
    Smoke-free ordinance will go into affect on Jan1 in Augusta, meaning no one can smoke inside a bar or private business and must stay a reasonable distance from the door. (Source: WFXG)Smoke-free ordinance will go into affect on Jan1 in Augusta, meaning no one can smoke inside a bar or private business and must stay a reasonable distance from the door. (Source: WFXG)
    Smoke-free ordinance will go into affect on Jan1 in Augusta, meaning no one can smoke inside a bar or private business and must stay a reasonable distance from the door. (Source: WFXG)Smoke-free ordinance will go into affect on Jan1 in Augusta, meaning no one can smoke inside a bar or private business and must stay a reasonable distance from the door. (Source: WFXG)

    Bar owners wanted to make a last ditch to try be exempted for the smoke free ordinance that was passed by Augusta - Richmond County Leaders 2 weeks ago. Tuesday during the 2nd reading of the ordinance, bar owners requested that commissioners add in that existing bar owners will be exempt from the smoke ordinance. You might remember, the ordinance as it states says no one can smoke inside a bar or a private business and must stay a reasonable distance away from the door. Commissioners...

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    Bar owners wanted to make a last ditch to try be exempted for the smoke free ordinance that was passed by Augusta - Richmond County Leaders 2 weeks ago. Tuesday during the 2nd reading of the ordinance, bar owners requested that commissioners add in that existing bar owners will be exempt from the smoke ordinance. You might remember, the ordinance as it states says no one can smoke inside a bar or a private business and must stay a reasonable distance away from the door. Commissioners...

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  • Willie Nelson tweets invite for President Trump to tour border detention center

    Willie Nelson tweets invite for President Trump to tour border detention center

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 7:18 PM EDT2018-06-19 23:18:41 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 7:18 PM EDT2018-06-19 23:18:41 GMT
    Nelson appeared to be challenging Attorney General Jeff Sessions use of the Bible to defend his department’s policies. (Source: Mark Humphrey/AP, file)Nelson appeared to be challenging Attorney General Jeff Sessions use of the Bible to defend his department’s policies. (Source: Mark Humphrey/AP, file)

    Nelson appeared to be challenging Attorney General Jeff Sessions use of the Bible to defend his department’s policies.

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    Nelson appeared to be challenging Attorney General Jeff Sessions use of the Bible to defend his department’s policies.

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  • Body identified in homicide on Anderson Avenue and Chestnut Street this morning

    Body identified in homicide on Anderson Avenue and Chestnut Street this morning

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 7:03 PM EDT2018-06-19 23:03:26 GMT
    Homicide victim from Anderson Ave and Chesnut St has been identified as Juan Cook (Source: WFXG)Homicide victim from Anderson Ave and Chesnut St has been identified as Juan Cook (Source: WFXG)
    Homicide victim from Anderson Ave and Chesnut St has been identified as Juan Cook (Source: WFXG)Homicide victim from Anderson Ave and Chesnut St has been identified as Juan Cook (Source: WFXG)
    Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen has confirmed that the body found this morning on Anderson Avenue and Chesnut Street has been identified through fingerprints as that of 50-year-old Juan Cook of the 3500 block of Barker Drive, Hephzibah.  Cook was pronounced dead on the scene at approximately 7:40 a.m. The body has been sent to the GBI lab for an autopsy. Stay with FOX 54 as this story develops.  See the original story from this morning here.  Copyright ...More >>
    Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen has confirmed that the body found this morning on Anderson Avenue and Chesnut Street has been identified through fingerprints as that of 50-year-old Juan Cook of the 3500 block of Barker Drive, Hephzibah.  Cook was pronounced dead on the scene at approximately 7:40 a.m. The body has been sent to the GBI lab for an autopsy. Stay with FOX 54 as this story develops.  See the original story from this morning here.  Copyright ...More >>
  • New GOP plan: Hold kids longer at border _ but with parents

    New GOP plan: Hold kids longer at border _ but with parents

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:10 AM EDT2018-06-19 05:10:31 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 6:53 PM EDT2018-06-19 22:53:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). The Capitol is seen in Washington, Friday, June 15, 2018. Calls are mounting on Capitol Hill for the Trump administration to end the separation of families at the southern border ahead of a visit from President Donald Tr...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). The Capitol is seen in Washington, Friday, June 15, 2018. Calls are mounting on Capitol Hill for the Trump administration to end the separation of families at the southern border ahead of a visit from President Donald Tr...

    Calls are mounting for President Trump to end family separations at the border ahead of a meeting with House Republicans.

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    Calls are mounting for President Trump to end family separations at the border ahead of a meeting with House Republicans.

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  • Kim Kardashian isn't running for office, or considering it, but maybe it's not the most outlandish thing

    Kim Kardashian isn't running for office, or considering it, but maybe it's not the most outlandish thing

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 6:35 PM EDT2018-06-19 22:35:09 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 6:35 PM EDT2018-06-19 22:35:09 GMT

    Maybe there could be a Kim/Kanye ticket someday.

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    Maybe there could be a Kim/Kanye ticket someday.

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  • Elderly Abuse Awareness Month

    Elderly Abuse Awareness Month

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-06-19 22:23:53 GMT

    June is Elder Abuse Awareness Month.  It's important to know - elder abuse comes in many forms. It can be sexual, physical, financial or just neglect. Those at the Senior Citizens Council in Augusta say it's hard to know how many suffer from abuse because they are often silent due to the fear of being sent away.  Kathleen Ernce, Executive Director of Senior Citizens Council says "They're living at home, yes, and the thought of having to be displaced and repl...

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    June is Elder Abuse Awareness Month.  It's important to know - elder abuse comes in many forms. It can be sexual, physical, financial or just neglect. Those at the Senior Citizens Council in Augusta say it's hard to know how many suffer from abuse because they are often silent due to the fear of being sent away.  Kathleen Ernce, Executive Director of Senior Citizens Council says "They're living at home, yes, and the thought of having to be displaced and repl...

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  • Dog gets caught splashing in family pool, pretends like nothing's wrong

    Dog gets caught splashing in family pool, pretends like nothing's wrong

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 5:46 PM EDT2018-06-19 21:46:53 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 5:46 PM EDT2018-06-19 21:46:53 GMT
    Buster was having a good time until he noticed his owner was shooting a video of him. (Source: Peter Kramer/AP, file)Buster was having a good time until he noticed his owner was shooting a video of him. (Source: Peter Kramer/AP, file)

    Buster was having a good time until he noticed his owner was shooting a video of him.

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    Buster was having a good time until he noticed his owner was shooting a video of him.

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  • S. Korea: Joint US drills suspended to aid talks with North

    S. Korea: Joint US drills suspended to aid talks with North

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:50 AM EDT2018-06-19 05:50:33 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 2:14 PM EDT2018-06-19 18:14:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). A photo showing U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is displayed as a member of People's Democratic Party stands to oppose military exercises between the United States and South Korea near the U.S....(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). A photo showing U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is displayed as a member of People's Democratic Party stands to oppose military exercises between the United States and South Korea near the U.S....

    South Korea says a joint military exercise scheduled with the U.S. has been suspended to support ongoing talks both countries have with North Korea.

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    South Korea says a joint military exercise scheduled with the U.S. has been suspended to support ongoing talks both countries have with North Korea.

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  • Facebook fundraiser collects millions for immigrant legal fees

    Facebook fundraiser collects millions for immigrant legal fees

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:57 PM EDT2018-06-19 17:57:36 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 2:09 PM EDT2018-06-19 18:09:45 GMT

    The Facebook campaign began with a $1,500 goal to help pay legal fees for immigrant families.

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    The Facebook campaign began with a $1,500 goal to help pay legal fees for immigrant families.

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  • What is gerrymandering, and why should you pay attention to it?

    What is gerrymandering, and why should you pay attention to it?

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-06-19 17:11:10 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-06-19 17:11:10 GMT

    Gerrymandering isn't just redistricting, and states are asking the courts to sort it all out.

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    Gerrymandering isn't just redistricting, and states are asking the courts to sort it all out.

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  • Trapper saves gator from python's deadly embrace

    Trapper saves gator from python's deadly embrace

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 11:34 AM EDT2018-06-19 15:34:27 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:07 PM EDT2018-06-19 16:07:35 GMT

    A video shows the trapper grabbing a 10-foot python by the head and pulling it and the gator out of the water.

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    A video shows the trapper grabbing a 10-foot python by the head and pulling it and the gator out of the water.

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  • Fewer teens having sex and using drugs, CDC says

    Fewer teens having sex and using drugs, CDC says

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 11:32 AM EDT2018-06-19 15:32:41 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 11:32 AM EDT2018-06-19 15:32:41 GMT
    Students who reported having sex dropped from 47.8 percent in 2007 to 39.5 percent in 2017. (Source: CNN)Students who reported having sex dropped from 47.8 percent in 2007 to 39.5 percent in 2017. (Source: CNN)

    Students who reported having sex dropped from 47.8 percent in 2007 to 39.5 percent in 2017.

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    Students who reported having sex dropped from 47.8 percent in 2007 to 39.5 percent in 2017.

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  • Columbia County School District Job Fair

    Columbia County School District Job Fair

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 11:14 AM EDT2018-06-19 15:14:40 GMT
    Columbia County School District (source: Facebook)Columbia County School District (source: Facebook)
    Columbia County School District (source: Facebook)Columbia County School District (source: Facebook)

    The Columbia County School District is holding a Job Fair for folks interested in becoming a trained bus driver.

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    The Columbia County School District is holding a Job Fair for folks interested in becoming a trained bus driver.

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  • See your child on the news with Jay!

    Weather with Jay

    Weather with Jay

    Weather with Jay is a new weekly segment that will air on FOX 54 News Now Friday mornings. Each week, Jay Jefferies will choose one child to come on and do the weather with him live on air.

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    Weather with Jay is a new weekly segment that will air on FOX 54 News Now Friday mornings. Each week, Jay Jefferies will choose one child to come on and do the weather with him live on air.

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  • Improving the lives of our children

    For Our Children

    For Our Children

    FOX 54 has launched the For Our Children community campaign. It's our station's most ambitious community project to improve the lives of children in the CSRA. Our efforts will include helping charities that focus on children's needs, recognizing the achievements of local children and providing you with valuable information so you can be a powerful positive role model in the life of a child, which benefits the future for all of our children in the CSRA.

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    FOX 54 has launched the For Our Children community campaign. It's our station's most ambitious community project to improve the lives of children in the CSRA. Our efforts will include helping charities that focus on children's needs, recognizing the achievements of local children and providing you with valuable information so you can be a powerful positive role model in the life of a child, which benefits the future for all of our children in the CSRA.

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  • Spotlighting amazing kids in our community

    High 5 4 Kids

    High 5 4 Kids

    FOX 54 is recognizing children who are making a positive impact in our community, who are overcoming the odds and who have special talents.

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    FOX 54 is recognizing children who are making a positive impact in our community, who are overcoming the odds and who have special talents.

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