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  • McDuffie County student helps kids in need

    McDuffie County student helps kids in need

    Sunday, September 24 2017 5:11 PM EDT2017-09-24 21:11:15 GMT
    McDuffie County student helps kids in need (wfxg)McDuffie County student helps kids in need (wfxg)
    A local kid from McDuffie County is bringing laughter writing jokes but it's all for a special cause. Ten year old Zachary Wagner wrote and submitted his jokes in a contest to be published in a book by the United Healthcare Children's Foundation. The foundation has been collecting family-friendly jokes as a way to help encourage children to write and read. "It was a contest on Facebook to submit your child's joke and if they won their name would be published in one of these books...More >>
    A local kid from McDuffie County is bringing laughter writing jokes but it's all for a special cause. Ten year old Zachary Wagner wrote and submitted his jokes in a contest to be published in a book by the United Healthcare Children's Foundation. The foundation has been collecting family-friendly jokes as a way to help encourage children to write and read. "It was a contest on Facebook to submit your child's joke and if they won their name would be published in one of these books...More >>
  • Haven-Munnerlyn church move toward progress after burning of old church

    Haven-Munnerlyn church move toward progress after burning of old church

    Sunday, September 24 2017 12:56 PM EDT2017-09-24 16:56:50 GMT

    It’s been a week since the old Haven-Munnerlyn church burned in Waynesboro, but the wounds are still fresh in the hearts of the congregation that sits next to it.

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    It’s been a week since the old Haven-Munnerlyn church burned in Waynesboro, but the wounds are still fresh in the hearts of the congregation that sits next to it.

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  • About two dozen players kneel for national anthem in London

    About two dozen players kneel for national anthem in London

    Sunday, September 24 2017 10:07 AM EDT2017-09-24 14:07:00 GMT
    Sunday, September 24 2017 10:37 AM EDT2017-09-24 14:37:37 GMT

    About two dozen players, including Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs and Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette, took a knee during the playing of the national anthem before the start of the...

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    About two dozen players, including Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs and Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette, took a knee during the playing of the national anthem before the start of the teams' game at Wembley Stadium.

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  • Trump's comments about anthem, Curry inflame sports stars

    Trump's comments about anthem, Curry inflame sports stars

    Saturday, September 23 2017 9:39 AM EDT2017-09-23 13:39:00 GMT
    Saturday, September 23 2017 7:59 PM EDT2017-09-23 23:59:11 GMT

    President Donald Trump says if a basketball player doesn't want to visit the White House to celebrate an NBA title, then don't bother showing up.

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    President Donald Trump says if a basketball player doesn't want to visit the White House to celebrate an NBA title, then don't bother showing up.

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  • Boys and Girls Club hosts school supply giveaway with Corvette Club

    Boys and Girls Club hosts school supply giveaway with Corvette Club

    Saturday, September 23 2017 3:28 PM EDT2017-09-23 19:28:24 GMT

    The Boys and Girls Club and the Corvette club partnered together to give free school supplies to children in an eye-catching way. Although school is well underway, the giving hasn’t stopped.

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    The Boys and Girls Club and the Corvette club partnered together to give free school supplies to children in an eye-catching way. Although school is well underway, the giving hasn’t stopped.

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  • Scorching Humidity is expected for upcoming Half Ironman

    Scorching Humidity is expected for upcoming Half Ironman

    Friday, September 22 2017 10:49 PM EDT2017-09-23 02:49:20 GMT
    Close to 4000 athletes are mentally preparing for this Sunday's race, but sometimes you just can't train for Mother Nature. Swimming 1.2 miles through the marina, cycling 56 miles through Aiken County and ending it with a 13 -mile run through downtown Augusta is no easy task for these athletes. But when the humidity plays a factor, it's basically adding an additional course. 'I did not hydrate I did not nutrition properly and cramped," says Harold Pitchford. Both him ...More >>
    Close to 4000 athletes are mentally preparing for this Sunday's race, but sometimes you just can't train for Mother Nature. Swimming 1.2 miles through the marina, cycling 56 miles through Aiken County and ending it with a 13 -mile run through downtown Augusta is no easy task for these athletes. But when the humidity plays a factor, it's basically adding an additional course. 'I did not hydrate I did not nutrition properly and cramped," says Harold Pitchford. Both him ...More >>
  • Couple recovering from substance abuse receives free wedding

    Couple recovering from substance abuse receives free wedding

    Friday, September 22 2017 8:31 PM EDT2017-09-23 00:31:36 GMT

    September is National Recovery Month and one long-term recovery couple received a special gift today: a free wedding! Two people had the opportunity to turn a long-time struggle into a beautiful love story.

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    September is National Recovery Month and one long-term recovery couple received a special gift today: a free wedding! Two people had the opportunity to turn a long-time struggle into a beautiful love story.

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  • The CSRA gears up for its 9th annual IronMan 70.3

    The CSRA gears up for its 9th annual IronMan 70.3

    Friday, September 22 2017 6:16 PM EDT2017-09-22 22:16:44 GMT

    VO Today, thousands of athletes at the Augusta Convention Center gathered together to collect their IronMan 70.3 necessities. This is North America’s largest race of its kind, drawing in individuals from fifteen nations and forty-four states. SOT Stacie Adkins/ Augusta Sports Council CEO

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    VO Today, thousands of athletes at the Augusta Convention Center gathered together to collect their IronMan 70.3 necessities. This is North America’s largest race of its kind, drawing in individuals from fifteen nations and forty-four states. SOT Stacie Adkins/ Augusta Sports Council CEO

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  • Local galleries look to next First Friday

    Local galleries look to next First Friday

    Friday, September 22 2017 6:13 PM EDT2017-09-22 22:13:11 GMT

    Each month, local Augusta residents travel downtown, indulging in an evening of culture: First Friday. Across the CSRA, several things in our area are growing at a fast rate. One is this year’s thriving local art culture. Several galleries on Broad Street continually join forces for monthly events as well as monthly recurring events. Kristy Jilson, Westbou Executive Director, explains: “Westbou Gallery exists as a contemporary White Box Space. We bring in Mid-Career tal...

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    Each month, local Augusta residents travel downtown, indulging in an evening of culture: First Friday. Across the CSRA, several things in our area are growing at a fast rate.

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  • Health Insurance among other items Commissioners discussed for 2018 budget

    Health Insurance among other items Commissioners discussed for 2018 budget

    Friday, September 22 2017 1:23 PM EDT2017-09-22 17:23:01 GMT

    Budget Season is fast approaching and Augusta Commissioners are trying to figure what to do. Several Items including Healthcare Insurance, Streetlight Funding could be cut.  

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    Budget Season is fast approaching and Augusta Commissioners are trying to figure what to do. Several Items including Healthcare Insurance, Streetlight Funding could be cut.  

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  • AARP to host a community shredding event

    AARP to host a community shredding event

    Friday, September 22 2017 10:01 AM EDT2017-09-22 14:01:29 GMT

    Tomorrow, AARP along with Augusta Parks and Recs will be holding a community wide shredding session. 

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    Tomorrow, AARP along with Augusta Parks and Recs will be holding a community wide shredding session. 

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  • Events for the City of Aiken to attend

    Events for the City of Aiken to attend

    Thursday, September 21 2017 11:49 AM EDT2017-09-21 15:49:19 GMT
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    Are you or will you be in Aiken? We have listed some events that you and the family may want to attend!

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    Are you or will you be in Aiken? We have listed some events that you and the family may want to attend!

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  • Gunman opens fire in Nashville church; 1 dead, 7 wounded

    Gunman opens fire in Nashville church; 1 dead, 7 wounded

    Sunday, September 24 2017 1:47 PM EDT2017-09-24 17:47:02 GMT
    Sunday, September 24 2017 10:10 PM EDT2017-09-25 02:10:28 GMT

    Authorities in Tennessee say 8 injured in a shooting at a church in the Nashville area.

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    Authorities in Tennessee say 8 injured in a shooting at a church in the Nashville area.

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  • Trump replaces travel ban with new restrictions on 8 nations

    Trump replaces travel ban with new restrictions on 8 nations

    Sunday, September 24 2017 3:16 AM EDT2017-09-24 07:16:46 GMT
    Sunday, September 24 2017 10:10 PM EDT2017-09-25 02:10:11 GMT

    The Department of Homeland Security has recommended the president sign off on new, more targeted restrictions on foreign nationals from countries it says refuse to share information with the U.S. or haven't taken necessary security precautions.

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    The Department of Homeland Security has recommended the president sign off on new, more targeted restrictions on foreign nationals from countries it says refuse to share information with the U.S. or haven't taken necessary security precautions.

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  • Opposition from GOP senators grows, jeopardizes health bill

    Opposition from GOP senators grows, jeopardizes health bill

    Sunday, September 24 2017 9:37 AM EDT2017-09-24 13:37:14 GMT
    Sunday, September 24 2017 10:10 PM EDT2017-09-25 02:10:08 GMT

    Republican Sen. Susan Collins says she finds it "very difficult" to envision backing the last-chance GOP bill repealing the Obama health care law.

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    Republican Sen. Susan Collins says she finds it "very difficult" to envision backing the last-chance GOP bill repealing the Obama health care law.

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  • Kushner used private email to talk to White House officials, lawyer says

    Kushner used private email to talk to White House officials, lawyer says

    Sunday, September 24 2017 7:59 PM EDT2017-09-24 23:59:52 GMT
    Sunday, September 24 2017 9:44 PM EDT2017-09-25 01:44:22 GMT

    Kushner’s lawyer said in a statement Sunday that less than 100 emails went through this account from January to August 2017.

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    Kushner’s lawyer said in a statement Sunday that less than 100 emails went through this account from January to August 2017.

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  • Babies try harder when they see you sweat, research shows

    Babies try harder when they see you sweat, research shows

    Thursday, September 21 2017 2:18 PM EDT2017-09-21 18:18:03 GMT
    Sunday, September 24 2017 8:57 PM EDT2017-09-25 00:57:54 GMT
    Study says babies can become more persistent in pursuing a goal if they see an adult doing it.More >>
    Study says babies can become more persistent in pursuing a goal if they see an adult doing it.More >>
  • Public shaming likely but GOP wary of new laws after Equifax

    Public shaming likely but GOP wary of new laws after Equifax

    Friday, September 22 2017 3:48 AM EDT2017-09-22 07:48:03 GMT
    Sunday, September 24 2017 8:27 PM EDT2017-09-25 00:27:57 GMT
    Prospects are good for a public shaming in the Equifax data breach, but it's unlikely Congress will institute sweeping new regulations after hackers accessed the personal information of an estimated 143 million...More >>
    Prospects are good for a public shaming in the Equifax data breach, but it's unlikely Congress will institute sweeping new regulations after hackers accessed the personal information of an estimated 143 million Americans.More >>
  • AP FACT CHECK: Kimmel's take on health care harder to refute

    AP FACT CHECK: Kimmel's take on health care harder to refute

    Friday, September 22 2017 3:25 AM EDT2017-09-22 07:25:42 GMT
    Sunday, September 24 2017 6:48 PM EDT2017-09-24 22:48:56 GMT

    AP FACT CHECK: Considering all the arguments, TV host Jimmy Kimmel's take on the Republican health care bill is harder to refute.

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    AP FACT CHECK: Considering all the arguments, TV host Jimmy Kimmel's take on the Republican health care bill is harder to refute.

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  • Trump tweet, NFL response escalate drama of Sunday games

    Trump tweet, NFL response escalate drama of Sunday games

    Sunday, September 24 2017 2:56 AM EDT2017-09-24 06:56:47 GMT
    Sunday, September 24 2017 6:10 PM EDT2017-09-24 22:10:05 GMT

    The NFL's players and owners united on Saturday in a manner unseen in years, sounding a resolute chord in decrying President Donald Trump's remarks about players kneeling during the national anthem.

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    The NFL's players and owners united on Saturday in a manner unseen in years, sounding a resolute chord in decrying President Donald Trump's remarks about players kneeling during the national anthem.

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  • Right-wing firebrand plans to hold rally at UC Berkeley

    Right-wing firebrand plans to hold rally at UC Berkeley

    Saturday, September 23 2017 4:56 PM EDT2017-09-23 20:56:48 GMT
    Sunday, September 24 2017 4:12 PM EDT2017-09-24 20:12:16 GMT

    Right-wing commentator Milo Yiannopoulos says he plans to hold a rally at the University of California, Berkeley after a student group who planned a week of events with him pulled out.

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    Right-wing commentator Milo Yiannopoulos says he plans to hold a rally at the University of California, Berkeley after a student group who planned a week of events with him pulled out.

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  • Maria continues northerly track, Lee becomes a hurricane

    Maria continues northerly track, Lee becomes a hurricane

    Sunday, September 24 2017 2:38 PM EDT2017-09-24 18:38:21 GMT
    Hurricane Maria (Source: NOAA)Hurricane Maria (Source: NOAA)

    Your First Alert Weather Team continues to monitor tropical systems Lee and Maria.

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    Your First Alert Weather Team continues to monitor tropical systems Lee and Maria.

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  • Facebook to release Russia ads, beef up election 'integrity'

    Facebook to release Russia ads, beef up election 'integrity'

    Thursday, September 21 2017 3:55 PM EDT2017-09-21 19:55:51 GMT
    Sunday, September 24 2017 11:48 AM EDT2017-09-24 15:48:37 GMT

    Facebook says it will release the Russia-backed, potentially illegal election ads that ran on its platform to congressional investigators.

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    Facebook says it will release the Russia-backed, potentially illegal election ads that ran on its platform to congressional investigators.

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  • StoryCorps' Thanksgiving Listen asks kids to record elders

    StoryCorps' Thanksgiving Listen asks kids to record elders

    Thursday, September 21 2017 10:05 AM EDT2017-09-21 14:05:59 GMT
    Sunday, September 24 2017 11:48 AM EDT2017-09-24 15:48:30 GMT
    StoryCorps is hoping people give their social media apps a break for a few minutes this Thanksgiving and instead use one designed for listening.More >>
    StoryCorps is hoping people give their social media apps a break for a few minutes this Thanksgiving and instead use one designed for listening.More >>
  • US flies mission north of DMZ, sends message to North Korea

    US flies mission north of DMZ, sends message to North Korea

    Saturday, September 23 2017 2:46 PM EDT2017-09-23 18:46:38 GMT
    Sunday, September 24 2017 11:09 AM EDT2017-09-24 15:09:20 GMT

    It's a show of American military might to North Korea _ the United States says it flew bombers and fighter escorts to the farthest point north of the Demilitarized Zone by any such American aircraft this century.

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    It's a show of American military might to North Korea _ the United States says it flew bombers and fighter escorts to the farthest point north of the Demilitarized Zone by any such American aircraft this century.

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  • Trump trying to turn around GOP holdouts on health bill

    Trump trying to turn around GOP holdouts on health bill

    Saturday, September 23 2017 12:46 AM EDT2017-09-23 04:46:21 GMT
    Sunday, September 24 2017 11:07 AM EDT2017-09-24 15:07:45 GMT

    McCain opposes latest GOP health care bill, drawing ire from Trump and possibly dealing death blow to repeal-and-replace effort.

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    McCain opposes latest GOP health care bill, drawing ire from Trump and possibly dealing death blow to repeal-and-replace effort.

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  • The world did not end, but faces 'tribulation'

    The world did not end, but faces 'tribulation'

    Sunday, September 24 2017 8:33 AM EDT2017-09-24 12:33:02 GMT
    Sunday, September 24 2017 8:33 AM EDT2017-09-24 12:33:02 GMT

    The world is safe for now, but things are supposed to get really bad in about a month.

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    The world is safe for now, but things are supposed to get really bad in about a month.

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  • Boy with autism forgotten on school bus twice

    Boy with autism forgotten on school bus twice

    Sunday, September 24 2017 7:08 AM EDT2017-09-24 11:08:09 GMT
    Sunday, September 24 2017 7:08 AM EDT2017-09-24 11:08:09 GMT

    The 11-year-old fell asleep, and two different drivers didn’t notice him until the route ended, his grandmother says.

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    The 11-year-old fell asleep, and two different drivers didn’t notice him until the route ended, his grandmother says.

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  • Trump comments on Curry, NFL protests anger athletes

    Trump comments on Curry, NFL protests anger athletes

    Saturday, September 23 2017 11:36 PM EDT2017-09-24 03:36:59 GMT
    Sunday, September 24 2017 4:42 AM EDT2017-09-24 08:42:30 GMT

    Wading into thorny issues of race and politics, Trump's comments in a Friday night speech and a series of Saturday tweets drew sharp responses from some of the nation's top athletes.

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    Wading into thorny issues of race and politics, Trump's comments in a Friday night speech and a series of Saturday tweets drew sharp responses from some of the nation's top athletes.

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  • South Korea says natural North Korea earthquake detected

    South Korea says natural North Korea earthquake detected

    Saturday, September 23 2017 5:56 AM EDT2017-09-23 09:56:13 GMT
    Sunday, September 24 2017 4:28 AM EDT2017-09-24 08:28:44 GMT

    South Korea's weather agency says a magnitude 3.0 earthquake was detected in North Korea around where the country recently conducted a nuclear test, but it assessed the quake as natural.

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    South Korea's weather agency says a magnitude 3.0 earthquake was detected in North Korea around where the country recently conducted a nuclear test, but it assessed the quake as natural.

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  • Boy beaten with hammer while protecting sister dies

    Boy beaten with hammer while protecting sister dies

    Sunday, September 24 2017 2:13 AM EDT2017-09-24 06:13:24 GMT
    Sunday, September 24 2017 2:13 AM EDT2017-09-24 06:13:24 GMT

    The suspect in the beatings faces charges of murder, attempted murder, and lewd acts with a child under 14.

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    The suspect in the beatings faces charges of murder, attempted murder, and lewd acts with a child under 14.

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  • New earthquake, magnitude 6.1, shakes jittery Mexico

    New earthquake, magnitude 6.1, shakes jittery Mexico

    Saturday, September 23 2017 12:36 AM EDT2017-09-23 04:36:18 GMT
    Sunday, September 24 2017 2:07 AM EDT2017-09-24 06:07:56 GMT

    In the stylish Condesa neighborhood young revelers typically spill out from dimly lit bars and restaurants on a Friday night. But the first weekend since the 7.1-magnitude earthquake toppled buildings just blocks away began on a somber note.

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    In the stylish Condesa neighborhood young revelers typically spill out from dimly lit bars and restaurants on a Friday night. But the first weekend since the 7.1-magnitude earthquake toppled buildings just blocks away began on a somber note.

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  • Conservative theologians accuse pope of spreading heresy

    Conservative theologians accuse pope of spreading heresy

    Saturday, September 23 2017 5:57 PM EDT2017-09-23 21:57:05 GMT
    Sunday, September 24 2017 12:19 AM EDT2017-09-24 04:19:51 GMT
    Pope Francis waves during his general audience a the Vatican Sept. 20..Dozens of theologians, priests and academics accuse him of spreading heresy with his 2016 opening to divorced and civilly married Catholics. (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)Pope Francis waves during his general audience a the Vatican Sept. 20..Dozens of theologians, priests and academics accuse him of spreading heresy with his 2016 opening to divorced and civilly married Catholics. (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)

    Several dozen tradition-minded Roman Catholic theologians, priests and academics have formally accused Pope Francis of spreading heresy with his 2016 opening to divorced and civilly remarried Catholics.

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    Several dozen tradition-minded Roman Catholic theologians, priests and academics have formally accused Pope Francis of spreading heresy with his 2016 opening to divorced and civilly remarried Catholics.

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  • Better late than never? Library book returned 78 years later

    Better late than never? Library book returned 78 years later

    Thursday, September 21 2017 7:51 PM EDT2017-09-21 23:51:20 GMT
    Saturday, September 23 2017 9:18 PM EDT2017-09-24 01:18:29 GMT

    A book borrowed nearly 80 years ago during the Great Depression has been returned to a Massachusetts public library.

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    A book borrowed nearly 80 years ago during the Great Depression has been returned to a Massachusetts public library.

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  • NFL commissioner, players' union angrily denounce Trump

    NFL commissioner, players' union angrily denounce Trump

    Saturday, September 23 2017 12:46 AM EDT2017-09-23 04:46:27 GMT
    Saturday, September 23 2017 9:03 PM EDT2017-09-24 01:03:12 GMT

    Trump has a suggestion for National Football League owners whose players decide to take a knee during the national anthem: fire them.

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    Trump has a suggestion for National Football League owners whose players decide to take a knee during the national anthem: fire them.

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  • Dam failing as scope of Puerto Rico's disaster becomes clear

    Dam failing as scope of Puerto Rico's disaster becomes clear

    Friday, September 22 2017 4:06 AM EDT2017-09-22 08:06:51 GMT
    Saturday, September 23 2017 8:01 PM EDT2017-09-24 00:01:14 GMT

    They eye of Hurricane Maria is nearing the Turks and Caicos early Friday as Puerto Rico tries to recover from the storm's devastation.

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    They eye of Hurricane Maria is nearing the Turks and Caicos early Friday as Puerto Rico tries to recover from the storm's devastation.

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  • US beefs up NKorea sanctions, Kim Jong Un insults Trump,

    US beefs up NKorea sanctions, Kim Jong Un insults Trump,

    Thursday, September 21 2017 10:25 AM EDT2017-09-21 14:25:57 GMT
    Saturday, September 23 2017 5:06 AM EDT2017-09-23 09:06:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks at a meeting with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani at the Palace Hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, in New York.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks at a meeting with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani at the Palace Hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, in New York.

    President Donald Trump says the U.S. will impose additional sanctions on North Korea over the communist country's nuclear weapons buildup.

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    President Donald Trump says the U.S. will impose additional sanctions on North Korea over the communist country's nuclear weapons buildup.

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  • California officer shoots suspect outside 7-Eleven, caught on camera

    California officer shoots suspect outside 7-Eleven, caught on camera

    Saturday, September 23 2017 4:53 AM EDT2017-09-23 08:53:22 GMT
    Saturday, September 23 2017 4:53 AM EDT2017-09-23 08:53:22 GMT

    Officials said there was an altercation between an officer and the man before the man was shot. (Source: KCAL/KCBS/@cali_funk1/Twitter/CNN)

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    Officials said there was an altercation between an officer and the man before the man was shot. (Source: KCAL/KCBS/@cali_funk1/Twitter/CNN)

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  • Families of missing in Mexico quake still hold out hope

    Families of missing in Mexico quake still hold out hope

    Friday, September 22 2017 1:15 AM EDT2017-09-22 05:15:33 GMT
    Saturday, September 23 2017 2:47 AM EDT2017-09-23 06:47:38 GMT

    Survivors are still being pulled from rubble in Mexico City as rescue operations stretch into a fourth day, spurring hope among desperate relatives gathered at the sites of buildings collapsed by a magnitude 7.1 earthquake.

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    Survivors are still being pulled from rubble in Mexico City as rescue operations stretch into a fourth day, spurring hope among desperate relatives gathered at the sites of buildings collapsed by a magnitude 7.1 earthquake.

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  • GOP's 'Obamacare' repeal all but dead; McCain deals the blow

    GOP's 'Obamacare' repeal all but dead; McCain deals the blow

    Friday, September 22 2017 7:15 AM EDT2017-09-22 11:15:37 GMT
    Saturday, September 23 2017 12:49 AM EDT2017-09-23 04:49:51 GMT
    President Donald Trump is lashing out at a Republican senator who opposes the last-ditch effort to overturn "Obamacare.".More >>
    President Donald Trump is lashing out at a Republican senator who opposes the last-ditch effort to overturn "Obamacare.".More >>
  • Contestants win $80,000 on record-breaking Price is Right episode

    Contestants win $80,000 on record-breaking Price is Right episode

    Saturday, September 23 2017 12:04 AM EDT2017-09-23 04:04:25 GMT
    Saturday, September 23 2017 12:16 AM EDT2017-09-23 04:16:10 GMT

    It was host Drew Carey’s 10-year anniversary of hosting the show. In his honor, any contestant who spun the wheel and landed on $1, won $10,000 instead of the normal $1,000.

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    It was host Drew Carey’s 10-year anniversary of hosting the show. In his honor, any contestant who spun the wheel and landed on $1, won $10,000 instead of the normal $1,000.

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  • North Korean leader Kim called Trump a what? A 'dotard'

    North Korean leader Kim called Trump a what? A 'dotard'

    Friday, September 22 2017 2:35 AM EDT2017-09-22 06:35:40 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 4:01 PM EDT2017-09-22 20:01:10 GMT

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called President Donald Trump a what? A mentally deranged 'dotard,' which is a translation of a derogatory Korean word for an elderly person.

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    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called President Donald Trump a what? A mentally deranged 'dotard,' which is a translation of a derogatory Korean word for an elderly person.

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  • Aaron Hernandez had severe CTE; daughter sues NFL, Pats

    Aaron Hernandez had severe CTE; daughter sues NFL, Pats

    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:15 PM EDT2017-09-21 20:15:34 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 2:59 PM EDT2017-09-22 18:59:20 GMT

    Aaron Hernandez's lawyer said the former New England Patriots tight end's brain showed signs of a degenerative brain disease.

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    Aaron Hernandez's lawyer said the former New England Patriots tight end's brain showed signs of a degenerative brain disease.

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  • Mexico shocked by news: Girl trapped in rubble didn't exist

    Mexico shocked by news: Girl trapped in rubble didn't exist

    Thursday, September 21 2017 7:15 PM EDT2017-09-21 23:15:51 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 1:38 PM EDT2017-09-22 17:38:01 GMT
    Mexico shocked by news: Young girl thought buried in rubble of collapsed school didn't exist.More >>
    Mexico shocked by news: Young girl thought buried in rubble of collapsed school didn't exist.More >>
  • Police chief: 'A lot of concerns' after shooting of deaf man

    Police chief: 'A lot of concerns' after shooting of deaf man

    Thursday, September 21 2017 9:25 PM EDT2017-09-22 01:25:21 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 1:20 PM EDT2017-09-22 17:20:02 GMT
    Oklahoma City police chief says he plans to meet with advocates for the hearing- and speech-impaired following a deaf man's fatal shooting.More >>
    Oklahoma City police chief says he plans to meet with advocates for the hearing- and speech-impaired following a deaf man's fatal shooting.More >>
  • CVS makes changes to limit opioid prescriptions

    CVS makes changes to limit opioid prescriptions

    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:29 PM EDT2017-09-21 20:29:34 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 11:42 AM EDT2017-09-22 15:42:26 GMT

     Almost 90 million people use CVS Caremark to fill their prescriptions. 

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     Almost 90 million people use CVS Caremark to fill their prescriptions. 

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  • Forgery suspect sought in Richmond Co.

    Forgery suspect sought in Richmond Co.

    Friday, September 22 2017 10:29 AM EDT2017-09-22 14:29:20 GMT
    Mark Christopher Cummings (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)Mark Christopher Cummings (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)

    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a forgery suspect. Twenty-five-year-old Mark Christopher Cummings is wanted for eight counts of fourth-degree forgery.

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    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a forgery suspect. Twenty-five-year-old Mark Christopher Cummings is wanted for eight counts of fourth-degree forgery.

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  • CSRA Augusta Chinese School to Celebrate 25th Anniversary At Kroc Center

    CSRA Augusta Chinese School to Celebrate 25th Anniversary At Kroc Center

    Friday, September 22 2017 10:28 AM EDT2017-09-22 14:28:52 GMT
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    CSRA Chinese Culture Center will celebrate their 25th anniversary on Saturday, September 30th. It will be held at the Kroc Center from 7:00pm to 9:00pm. The program will include speeches from guest and performances from students, teachers and administrators.

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    CSRA Chinese Culture Center will celebrate their 25th anniversary on Saturday, September 30th. It will be held at the Kroc Center from 7:00pm to 9:00pm. The program will include speeches from guest and performances from students, teachers and administrators.

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  • North Augusta trying to identify credit card theft suspects

    North Augusta trying to identify credit card theft suspects

    Friday, September 22 2017 10:22 AM EDT2017-09-22 14:22:59 GMT
    Source: NADPSSource: NADPS
    North Augusta Public Safety needs help identifying the men shown in the photos. They are accused of using a "lost" credit card to withdraw money from the bank. If you have any information, please contact North Augusta Public Safety. Copyright 2017 WFXG. All rights reserved.More >>
    North Augusta Public Safety needs help identifying the men shown in the photos. They are accused of using a "lost" credit card to withdraw money from the bank. If you have any information, please contact North Augusta Public Safety. Copyright 2017 WFXG. All rights reserved.More >>
  • First Mt. Carmel Baptist Church to Host Health Fair

    First Mt. Carmel Baptist Church to Host Health Fair

    Friday, September 22 2017 10:08 AM EDT2017-09-22 14:08:23 GMT
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    First Mt. Carmel Baptist Church will host their second annual health fair this weekend. It will take place Saturday,  September 23rd from 10:00am to 1pm on Cobbham Road in Appling, GA. The health fair will provide information on hypertension, stroke, diabetes, cancer, kidney disease and more.

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    First Mt. Carmel Baptist Church will host their second annual health fair this weekend. It will take place Saturday,  September 23rd from 10:00am to 1pm on Cobbham Road in Appling, GA. The health fair will provide information on hypertension, stroke, diabetes, cancer, kidney disease and more.

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  • FOTAS hosting behavioral modification class for dog training

    FOTAS hosting behavioral modification class for dog training

    Friday, September 22 2017 10:05 AM EDT2017-09-22 14:05:32 GMT
    Source: FOTASSource: FOTAS
    FOTAS(Friends of the Animal Shelter) is partnering with USC Aiken on a behavioral modification course that incorporates dog training and socialization. The class is Friday September 22 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. The class will better prepare dogs in the shelter for a forever home. Well-behaved dogs tend to adapt better to new homes, as opposed to dogs with minimal training. Copyright 2017 WFXG. All rights reserved.More >>
    FOTAS(Friends of the Animal Shelter) is partnering with USC Aiken on a behavioral modification course that incorporates dog training and socialization. The class is Friday September 22 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. The class will better prepare dogs in the shelter for a forever home. Well-behaved dogs tend to adapt better to new homes, as opposed to dogs with minimal training. Copyright 2017 WFXG. All rights reserved.More >>
  • When HELP Can't Wait hosting dinner and silent auction

    When HELP Can't Wait hosting dinner and silent auction

    Friday, September 22 2017 9:41 AM EDT2017-09-22 13:41:42 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG

    When HELP Can’t Wait (WHCW) is holding its annual Dinner & Silent Auction on Thursday, October 5 with the proceeds to benefit WHCW mission to help needy seniors in area nursing homes. Items auctioned off include a silver plated butler tray, Jessica Simpson Purse, Tiffany Style Lamp, antiques and more.

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    When HELP Can’t Wait (WHCW) is holding its annual Dinner & Silent Auction on Thursday, October 5 with the proceeds to benefit WHCW mission to help needy seniors in area nursing homes. Items auctioned off include a silver plated butler tray, Jessica Simpson Purse, Tiffany Style Lamp, antiques and more.

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  • Georgia Cancer Center hosting Pink Pumpkin Party

    Georgia Cancer Center hosting Pink Pumpkin Party

    Friday, September 22 2017 9:25 AM EDT2017-09-22 13:25:49 GMT
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    The Georgia Cancer at Augusta University is hosting the pink pumpkin party. The event is a fundraiser to help provide mammograms to uninsured or underinsured women in the CSRA. “The Pink Pumpkin Party is a community event designed to call attention to the disease that affects 1 in 8 U.S. women in their lifetime,” said Christine O’Meara, director of Cancer Information and Awareness in a release. Members of the Georgia Cancer Center breast oncology team will be at t...More >>
    The Georgia Cancer at Augusta University is hosting the pink pumpkin party. The event is a fundraiser to help provide mammograms to uninsured or underinsured women in the CSRA. “The Pink Pumpkin Party is a community event designed to call attention to the disease that affects 1 in 8 U.S. women in their lifetime,” said Christine O’Meara, director of Cancer Information and Awareness in a release. Members of the Georgia Cancer Center breast oncology team will be at t...More >>
  • Police look to identify female shoplifter from Evans clothing store

    Police look to identify female shoplifter from Evans clothing store

    Friday, September 22 2017 8:36 AM EDT2017-09-22 12:36:51 GMT
    Unidentified shoplifter; Source: Columbia County Sheriff's OfficeUnidentified shoplifter; Source: Columbia County Sheriff's Office

    Columbia County authorities are looking to identify a woman they say shoplifted from a local clothing store. The suspect, entered the...

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    Columbia County authorities are looking to identify a woman they say shoplifted from a local clothing store. The suspect, entered the...

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  • The 2017 Augusta IRONMAN is a race like none other

    The 2017 Augusta IRONMAN is a race like none other

    Friday, September 22 2017 6:51 AM EDT2017-09-22 10:51:08 GMT
    Athletes will swim 1.2 miles in the Savannah River, bike 56 miles across Aiken County, and wrap up with a 13.1-mile run through Augusta; WFXG.Athletes will swim 1.2 miles in the Savannah River, bike 56 miles across Aiken County, and wrap up with a 13.1-mile run through Augusta; WFXG.

    Endurance gurus from all over the globe are getting ready to make the ninth year of the Augusta IRONMAN competition one of the largest yet.

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    Endurance gurus from all over the globe are getting ready to make the ninth year of the Augusta IRONMAN competition one of the largest yet.

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  • Westfield State University now investigating several racist messages on campus

    Westfield State University now investigating several racist messages on campus

    Thursday, September 21 2017 10:27 PM EDT2017-09-22 02:27:08 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 5:58 AM EDT2017-09-22 09:58:19 GMT

    After offensive comments were written on a dorm room white board, tonight we've learned there have been at least two other incidents. 

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    After offensive comments were written on a dorm room white board, tonight we've learned there have been at least two other incidents. 

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  • Ivanka Trump discusses her postpartum depression

    Ivanka Trump discusses her postpartum depression

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 5:15 PM EDT2017-09-20 21:15:28 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 5:47 AM EDT2017-09-22 09:47:41 GMT
    Ivanka Trump is talking about her experience with postpartum depression in a new interview.More >>
    Ivanka Trump is talking about her experience with postpartum depression in a new interview.More >>
  • Mueller investigators seek documents from the White House

    Mueller investigators seek documents from the White House

    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:15 AM EDT2017-09-21 08:15:50 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 4:09 AM EDT2017-09-22 08:09:07 GMT

    Though the full scope of the investigation is not clear, the information requests make evident at least some of the areas that Mueller and his team of prosecutors intend to look into and also reveal a strong interest in certain of Trump's actions as president.

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    Though the full scope of the investigation is not clear, the information requests make evident at least some of the areas that Mueller and his team of prosecutors intend to look into and also reveal a strong interest in certain of Trump's actions as president.

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  • Powerless: Puerto Rico faces weeks without electricity

    Powerless: Puerto Rico faces weeks without electricity

    Thursday, September 21 2017 3:46 AM EDT2017-09-21 07:46:11 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 4:07 AM EDT2017-09-22 08:07:41 GMT

    Maria hit the island Wednesday morning as a Category 4 storm with 155 mph winds, the strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in over 80 years.

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    Maria hit the island Wednesday morning as a Category 4 storm with 155 mph winds, the strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in over 80 years.

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  • Vandals attack swans, damage historic cemetery

    Vandals attack swans, damage historic cemetery

    Friday, September 22 2017 3:59 AM EDT2017-09-22 07:59:20 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 3:59 AM EDT2017-09-22 07:59:20 GMT

    Headstones have been broken, flowers have been stolen and even fish farmed from the ponds.

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    Headstones have been broken, flowers have been stolen and even fish farmed from the ponds.

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  • US urges all nations to stop the spread of nuclear weapons

    US urges all nations to stop the spread of nuclear weapons

    Friday, September 22 2017 1:45 AM EDT2017-09-22 05:45:29 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 3:27 AM EDT2017-09-22 07:27:51 GMT

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has appealed to the international community, especially Russia and China, to stop the spread of nuclear weapons.

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    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has appealed to the international community, especially Russia and China, to stop the spread of nuclear weapons.

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  • Maria destroys homes, triggers flooding in Puerto Rico

    Maria destroys homes, triggers flooding in Puerto Rico

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 3:55 AM EDT2017-09-20 07:55:20 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 1:08 AM EDT2017-09-22 05:08:20 GMT

    Hurricane Maria ties for the eighth strongest storm in Atlantic history, when measured by wind speed. 

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    Hurricane Maria ties for the eighth strongest storm in Atlantic history, when measured by wind speed. 

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  • MSU community comes together for candlelight vigil

    MSU community comes together for candlelight vigil

    Thursday, September 21 2017 9:18 PM EDT2017-09-22 01:18:42 GMT
    (Source:MSU)(Source:MSU)

    Thursday night the Midwestern State University community plans to come together for a vigil for Robert Grays...

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    Thursday night the Midwestern State University community plans to come together for a vigil for Robert Grays...

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  • Graphic Halloween displays draw attention of neighbors

    Graphic Halloween displays draw attention of neighbors

    Thursday, September 21 2017 10:30 PM EDT2017-09-22 02:30:23 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 10:30 PM EDT2017-09-22 02:30:23 GMT
    A man's Halloween displays are attracting some glares in an Oklahoma neighborhood. (Source: KFOR/Viewer Handout/CNN)A man's Halloween displays are attracting some glares in an Oklahoma neighborhood. (Source: KFOR/Viewer Handout/CNN)

    The swinging bloodied body props had Leaun Manning thinking they were real. 

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    The swinging bloodied body props had Leaun Manning thinking they were real. 

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  • Trooper meets girl he rescued

    Trooper meets girl he rescued

    Thursday, September 21 2017 10:14 PM EDT2017-09-22 02:14:10 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 10:17 PM EDT2017-09-22 02:17:02 GMT
    An 11-year-old girl in Iowa got a chance to say "thank you" to a trooper who saved her life. (Source: KCCI/CNN)An 11-year-old girl in Iowa got a chance to say "thank you" to a trooper who saved her life. (Source: KCCI/CNN)

    An 11-year-old girl in Iowa got a chance to say "thank you" to a trooper who saved her life.

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    An 11-year-old girl in Iowa got a chance to say "thank you" to a trooper who saved her life.

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  • How to protect yourself from the seasonal flu

    How to protect yourself from the seasonal flu

    Thursday, September 21 2017 9:03 PM EDT2017-09-22 01:03:18 GMT
    How to protect yourself from the seasonal flu (wfxg)How to protect yourself from the seasonal flu (wfxg)
    September 21 is the first day of fall and along with the change of seasons comes the seasonal flu. It is a virus that affect millions of people every year and is most common during the fall and winter months. But it is preventable according to Doctor Adam Ross at Doctor's Hospital. Your best bet is to get the flu vaccine preferably before October. "If you can get it the sooner the better. It not only protects you but those around you. So if you're healthy you might get a mil...More >>
    September 21 is the first day of fall and along with the change of seasons comes the seasonal flu. It is a virus that affect millions of people every year and is most common during the fall and winter months. But it is preventable according to Doctor Adam Ross at Doctor's Hospital. Your best bet is to get the flu vaccine preferably before October. "If you can get it the sooner the better. It not only protects you but those around you. So if you're healthy you might get a mil...More >>
  • Augusta Players 2017-2018 Season Announced

    Augusta Players 2017-2018 Season Announced

    Thursday, September 21 2017 7:57 PM EDT2017-09-21 23:57:07 GMT
    What could be better than dinner and a show? Next week, the Augusta Players will put on one classic you won’t want to miss! Next Friday, September 29 marks Oliver!’s Opening Night at the Imperial Theater on Broad Street. Scott Seidl, Augusta Players Executive and Artistic Director, says “It’s such a classic piece. Oliver has those great songs like ‘Consider Yourself’ and ‘As Long As He Needs Me,” and a lot of really recognizable songs,...More >>
    What could be better than dinner and a show? Next week, the Augusta Players will put on one classic you won’t want to miss! Next Friday, September 29 marks Oliver!’s Opening Night at the Imperial Theater on Broad Street. Scott Seidl, Augusta Players Executive and Artistic Director, says “It’s such a classic piece. Oliver has those great songs like ‘Consider Yourself’ and ‘As Long As He Needs Me,” and a lot of really recognizable songs,...More >>
  • GMC’s Online Cyber Security program ranked #3 in the nation

    GMC’s Online Cyber Security program ranked #3 in the nation

    Thursday, September 21 2017 7:56 PM EDT2017-09-21 23:56:45 GMT
    Georgia Military College; Source: Georgia Military CollegeGeorgia Military College; Source: Georgia Military College

    AffordableColleges.com has ranked Georgia Military College's Online Associate Degree in Cyber Security #3 in the nation.  The website listed their five institutions with the most affordable online associate in network security degrees. 

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    AffordableColleges.com has ranked Georgia Military College's Online Associate Degree in Cyber Security #3 in the nation.  The website listed their five institutions with the most affordable online associate in network security degrees. 

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  • Kroger donates to local Golden Harvest Food Bank after Hurricane Irma relief

    Kroger donates to local Golden Harvest Food Bank after Hurricane Irma relief

    Thursday, September 21 2017 7:53 PM EDT2017-09-21 23:53:24 GMT

    Kroger’s Atlanta Division recently donated ten-thousand dollars and over one-thousand water cases to help Augusta’s Gold Harvest Food Bank restore their stock. This is beneficial after a number of evacuees relied on emergency supplies during Hurricane Irma.

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    Kroger’s Atlanta Division recently donated ten-thousand dollars and over one-thousand water cases to help Augusta’s Gold Harvest Food Bank restore their stock. This is beneficial after a number of evacuees relied on emergency supplies during Hurricane Irma.

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  • Baby whose mother chose giving birth over chemo has died

    Baby whose mother chose giving birth over chemo has died

    Thursday, September 21 2017 11:35 AM EDT2017-09-21 15:35:02 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 7:38 PM EDT2017-09-21 23:38:59 GMT

    A Michigan woman who gave up the opportunity to prolong her life in order to give birth to her sixth child has died.

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    A Michigan woman who gave up the opportunity to prolong her life in order to give birth to her sixth child has died.

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  • 3 suspects wanted in Augusta Ulta Beauty shoplifting

    3 suspects wanted in Augusta Ulta Beauty shoplifting

    Thursday, September 21 2017 3:15 PM EDT2017-09-21 19:15:08 GMT
    Ulta Beauty shoplifting suspects (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)Ulta Beauty shoplifting suspects (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)

    According to the sheriff's office, the three women pictured in this article were seen stealing several beauty care products from the store at around 5:20 p.m. on Sept. 16.

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    According to the sheriff's office, the three women pictured in this article were seen stealing several beauty care products from the store at around 5:20 p.m. on Sept. 16.

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  • School may take parents to court over unpaid lunches

    School may take parents to court over unpaid lunches

    Thursday, September 21 2017 1:20 PM EDT2017-09-21 17:20:51 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 1:36 PM EDT2017-09-21 17:36:41 GMT

    School officials said some parents haven't paid for lunches for their children from kindergarten all the way through their senior year.

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    School officials said some parents haven't paid for lunches for their children from kindergarten all the way through their senior year.

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  • Up Fur Adoption Now: Ozzy and Lee

    Up Fur Adoption Now: Ozzy and Lee

    Thursday, September 21 2017 11:06 AM EDT2017-09-21 15:06:38 GMT
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    Ozzy and Lee joined us on Fox 54 on Thursday, September 21st! They are Up Fur Adoption Now with Bully4you Rescue and Rehabilitation out of Warrenville South Carolina. Ozzy is a 4-year-old American Bully. 

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    Ozzy and Lee joined us on Fox 54 on Thursday, September 21st! They are Up Fur Adoption Now with Bully4you Rescue and Rehabilitation out of Warrenville South Carolina. Ozzy is a 4-year-old American Bully. 

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  • Wedding DJ admits to stealing gift money from couple

    Wedding DJ admits to stealing gift money from couple

    Thursday, September 21 2017 9:40 AM EDT2017-09-21 13:40:03 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 9:48 AM EDT2017-09-21 13:48:43 GMT

    The DJ admits to stealing about $600 in money from cards, but the bride thinks he stole more than that.

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    The DJ admits to stealing about $600 in money from cards, but the bride thinks he stole more than that.

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    U-Pick-Em Football

    U-Pick-Em Football

    Win BIG with U-Pick-Em Football on WFXG.com! Choose the teams YOU think will win each week, and you could win $50 worth of prizes from The Juicy Crab and $50 worth of prizes from The Men’s Refinery Barber Spa.

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    Win BIG with U-Pick-Em Football on WFXG.com! Choose the teams YOU think will win each week, and you could win $50 worth of prizes from The Juicy Crab and $50 worth of prizes from The Men’s Refinery Barber Spa.

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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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  • For Our Children

    For Our Children

    WFXG 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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    WFXG 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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