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Columbia, South Carolina is located in Richland County. Zip codes in Columbia, SC include 29240, 29226, and 29229. The median home price in Columbia is $143,000. More Columbia information.

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19 min ago | McClatchy

S.C. man arrested at Congress office building after loaded gun is found in his bag

Washington Watch, formerly called 'Planet Washington,' covers politics and government.

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4 hrs ago | The State

SC Air National Guard conducts defense exercise over Columbia, Florence

Fighter jets assigned to the SCANG's 169th Fighter Wing may be seen escorting a single-engine aircraft belonging to the South Carolina Civil Air Patrol, according to a release.

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4 hrs ago | The State

Nearly 300 apartments coming to prominent downtown Columbia site

Office and retail space, a 680-space parking garage and a free-standing, yet-unnamed hotel are part of the plans for development of the former Kline Iron and Steel Co.

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5 hrs ago | Hospitality Net

Hilton Worldwide Brings Columbia, S.C. its First Dual-Branded Property

Hilton Worldwide today announced the signing of a dual-branded Hilton Garden Inn and Home2 Suites by Hilton hotel in Columbia, S.C. Franchisee, Gervais Street Hotel, LLC and development and management company, CN Hotels, Inc., will rebrand, convert and expand the historic Clarion Hotel Downtown to a 110-room Hilton Garden Inn and 100-room Home2 ... (more)

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7 hrs ago | Free Times

Columbia Man Busted for Turtle Trafficking

Pushing Turtles: There are stories about trafficking of drugs, bootleg clothing and even humans, but it's a rare occasion when you hear about the trafficking of turtles.

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8 hrs ago | Roll Call

D.C. Residents Keep Facing Questions About Identification

A District of Columbia drivers license should be enough identification to allow citizens to board a plane or enter a federal building, according to federal and local officials.

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12 hrs ago | Free Times

Stargazing

It's one of humanity's oldest inspirations - looking up at the stars. It's easy to imagine, and be awed by, the larger-than-life figures of myth and folklore, religion and fantasy acting out their stories across the canvas of the night sky.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

EDGE

Making Clothes from Castoffs

For Jillian Owens, some of her passion for fashion was motivated by a desire for new garments without the creation of more waste.

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Free Times

Concerts in Columbia: July 24-30

I played in a two-man band for several years, and the best compliment I ever received about said band was from a 16-year-old kid in a ska band who said we sounded like we had, "like, nine people on stage, man."

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WLTX-TV Columbia

Library Program Tackles SC Reading Problem

Library Program Tackles SC Reading Problem A new report says 72 percent of fourth graders in South Carolina are no proficient in reading.

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WLTX-TV Columbia

Early Diagnosis Saves Assistant Solicitor

Early Diagnosis Saves Assistant Solicitor Richland County Assistant Solicitor diagnosed with breast cancer.

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FITSNews

Nikki Haley Got Busted Lying Again

At this point, Nikki Haley getting busted telling a lie isn't news hell, it would be news if South Carolina's governor actually got caught telling the truth.

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Clover Herald

Community news, July 23: Fire department yard, bake sale

The Bethel Volunteer Fire Department auxiliary will hold a yard and bake sale from 7 a.m. to noon Aug. 2 at Fire Station 1, 5600 S.C. 557, Lake Wylie.

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WLTX-TV Columbia

Riverbanks Zoo Sets New Attendance Record

Riverbanks Zoo Sets New Attendance Record Riverbanks Zoo has set another attendance record, welcoming over one million visitors for the fifth straight year.

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WLTX-TV Columbia

South Carolina Ranks Near Bottom In Child Poverty Rates

Child poverty rates in the U.S. are on the rise, but health and education trends are showing improvements-including teen pregnancy reaching a South Carolina Ranks Near Bottom In Child Poverty Rates Child poverty rates in the U.S. are on the rise, but health and education trends are showing improvements-including teen pregnancy reaching a Check out ... (more)

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The Island Packet

The Coral Sands Resort property at 66 Pope Avenue on June 11, 2014.

A state appeals court judge has denied Coral Resorts' request to stop The Island Packet and The Beaufort Gazette from continuing to publish a sealed transcript of a hearing related to the Hilton Head Island timeshare company.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

WIS-TV Columbia

WIS Investigates: Suspended DJJ staff identified

A WIS investigation discovered the names of the three Department of Juvenile Justice employees suspended after a 16-year-old committed suicide last week.

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Free Republic

FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: Fort Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina ~ 22 JULY 2014

Fort Jackson is a United States Army installation, which TRADOC operates on for Basic Combat Training , and is located in Columbia, South Carolina.

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WLTX-TV Columbia

BBB Warns Of Illegitimate Contractors

BBB Warns Of Illegitimate Contractors Summer is the season for home improvements, but are you hiring the right person for the job? Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://www.wltx.com/story/news/local/2014/07/21/bbb-warns-of-illegitimate-contractor/12962149/ Columbia SC - Summer is the season for home improvements, but are you hiring the right ... (more)

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WLTX-TV Columbia

Suspects in $100,000 Jewelry Heist Arrested

Two suspects in the theft of $100,000 worth of jewelry from a store earlier this year have been arrested.

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