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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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11 min ago | The Island Packet

SC Democrats busy just 100 days before election

State Democratic Party Chairman Jaime Harrison said volunteers will gather at the party headquarters in Columbia on Saturday morning to hear from him, gubernatorial candidate Vincent Sheheen, lieutenant governor candidate Bakari Sellers and others about the party's message and the need for change.

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2 hrs ago | Herald Independent

Murder suspect remains at large

After nearly three weeks of investigation, police are still searching for murder suspect LaTroy Donta Sampson, wanted in connection with the strangulation death of a 34-year-old woman whose body was discovered the morning of July 4. "We're still following up on a bunch of leads, but so far they haven't panned out to anything," Winnsboro Police ... (more)

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2 hrs ago | The Star

North Augusta shooting suspects connected to double-homicide in Columbia

The two individuals arrested for a shooting that occurred in North Augusta have now been charged in a double-homicide that occurred in Richland County.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

WIS-TV Columbia

Biography of SC's pioneering doctor

Every day, thousands of people see the landmark building named after Dr. James Woods Babcock sitting at the center of the former South Carolina State Hospital for the Insane at Bull and Elmwood Streets.

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WLTX-TV Columbia

Two Men Arrested in Convenience Store Robbery

Lexington, SC Two people have been arrested in connection with a convenience store robbery on Charleston Highway Friday afternoon Two Men Arrested in Convenience Store Robbery Lexington, SC Two people have been arrested in connection with a convenience store robbery on Charleston Highway Friday afternoon Check out this story on WLTX.com: ... (more)

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Examiner.com

Columbia yard, garage and estate sales: Saturday, July 26

A moving sale at 1002 Old Birch Dr . in Blythewood promises something for everyone from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Everything must go! A four-family tag sale at 405 Williams Circle in West Columbia has lots of great stuff, including jewelry.

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WLTX-TV Columbia

2 Shot Dead at Richland County Home

The Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://www.wltx.com/story/news/crime/2014/07/25/two-shot-dead-richland-county/13161463/ Richland County, SC - Richland County deputies have arrested two people in connection with a double homicide at a Columbia home Friday.

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Roll Call

D.C. Activists Enlist Andy Harris for Help With Porta-Potty

DC Vote's James Jones, holds a "DC Constituent Service Day" sign as he stands with other D.C. residents outside Harris's office on Capitol Hill to protest Harris' actions against D.C.'s marijuana laws on Thursday.

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WIS-TV Columbia

Pot may be legal, but homeowner agreements can ban

Police say that the victim met a woman, known as "Ali W" through a social media site, known as "Tagged," and arranged to meet her in person.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

Memorial Set for Columbia Guitarist

Earlier this month the Columbia music scene lost one its most influential members.

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WLTX-TV Columbia

SC Police Could Start Ticketing Uber Drivers

Columbia, SC Police in South Carolina might start writing tickets for drivers for the smartphone app Uber, saying its drivers don't follow SC Police Could Start Ticketing Uber Drivers Columbia, SC Police in South Carolina might start writing tickets for drivers for the smartphone app Uber, saying its drivers don't follow Check out this story on ... (more)

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WLTX-TV Columbia

3rd Suspect ID'd in Jewelry Store Heist

On June 14th, investigators say Vandiver, 53-year-old Robert Antoine Weathers, 50-year-old Robin Tracy Nelson, and another unidentified suspect took more took more than $100,000 from Moseley's Jewelry store on Bush River Road.

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WIS-TV Columbia

Columbia man's daughter denied 'stand your ground' defense in FL warning shot retrial

A judge has denied a Florida woman's request to use the so-called "stand your ground" law as a defense for attempted murder charges that arose after she fired a gun at her husband.

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WLTX-TV Columbia

River Rat Brewery Begins Bottling Beer

River Rat Brewery Begins Bottling Beer River Rat Brewery has added packaging to its duties, bottling up to 9,000 bottles per day Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://www.wltx.com/story/news/2014/07/23/river-rat-bottling/13059085/ River Rat Brewery has added packaging to its duties, bottling up to 9,000 bottles per day to be distributed ... (more)

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WLTX-TV Columbia

DSS Releases Info on Caseload Standards

DSS Releases Info on Caseload Standards Columbia, SC - For the first time, the South Carolina Department of Social Services for Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://www.wltx.com/story/news/local/2014/07/23/department-of-social-services-caseload-standard/13041835/ Columbia, SC - For the first time, the South Carolina Department of Social ... (more)

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WLTX-TV Columbia

Mom, Son Reunited After 53 Years

Hi, My name is Cyndi McGee. I have a story for you. A long lost Brother, George Corbett , just found our Mom, Patsy Cassidy Mom, Son Reunited After 53 Years Hi, My name is Cyndi McGee.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

WIS-TV Columbia

Concerns arise over child safety zone ordinance for Columbia parks

Some days, Elmwood Roy Lynch Park can be a quiet setting, but neighbor Hawes Adams has seen days where it hasn't always been that way.

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WLTX-TV Columbia

Renting Homes During Gamecock Football Season

Renting Homes During Gamecock Football Season Website launched to help owners cash in on Gamecock Football success.

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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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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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