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  1. West Columbia residents vote against strong mayor governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WIS-TV Columbia

    Following that decision, Owens and supporters launched a petition drive to put a strong mayor referendum on the ballot for voters to decide.

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  2. Investigators determine 4 recent crime reports on USC campus did not occurRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WIS-TV Columbia

    "After thorough investigation by the USC and Columbia police departments, we have discovered that there was no robbery on the Horseshoe. There was no gunman behind the Russell House.

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  3. Man accused of having sex with teen hired to work job off CraigslistRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WIS-TV Columbia

    Kershaw County Sheriff's deputies have arrested a Columbia man accused of having sex with a 15-year-old girl he hired to work for him from a Craigslist ad. Sheriff Jim Matthews says Kershaw County investigators were notified by Richland County Sheriff's detectives that the teen's guardian reported incidents occurring throughout South Carolina, including Kershaw County.

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  4. SLED charges Columbia man for selling gun permitsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WIS-TV Columbia

    South Carolina officials have charged a 30-year-old Columbia man with 29 counts of perjury for selling concealed weapons permits without giving people the required training. The State Law Enforcement Division says the charges against Andrew Gahadhar are misdemeanors.

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  5. iPhone users wait to receive checks from AppleRead the original story

    Monday | WIS-TV Columbia

    She was not alone. Millions of iPhone owners ruined their brand new devices with liquid, but when they went to get them replaced, Apple told them the damages were not covered.

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  6. Columbia hosting green business conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WIS-TV Columbia

    Business leaders are meeting in South Carolina's capital city to learn more about how to save money while also being good stewards of the environment. Columbia is hosting the SC Green is Good for Business Conference on Tuesday at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center.

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  7. Residents asked to name new minor league baseball teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WIS-TV Columbia

    The City of Columbia is holding a contest for fans to name the new team from now until October 15. Fans are being asked to submit their suggestions online along with a short explanation. Once the "Name Our Team" process ends, team owners and staff will come together to develop the team's identity.

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  8. West Columbia residents to decide on strong mayor format on TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WIS-TV Columbia

    With Tuesday's election to determine if West Columbia mayor Joe Owens will receive more power, those in favor or and opposed to the plan hope their city comes away from the election unified. Last spring, Mayor Owens lost the ability to run meetings when the city council stripped him of that responsibility as well as others.

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  9. Man arrested for armed robbery, attempted armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WIS-TV Columbia

    Niki Lee King, 39, has been arrested by the Lexington County Sheriff's Department after robbing convenience stores on Augusta Road and St. Andrews Road. Officials say King stole a black Mazda Miata from a vehicle servicing area at a Wal-Mart on Augusta Road on September 26. According to the arrest warrant, King allegedly robbed the first store on St. Andrews Road at approximately 6:20 a.m. on Saturday.

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  10. One Morning, One Mission: Beating Breast Cancer in the MidlandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WIS-TV Columbia

    TV is proud to partner with Palmetto Health Foundation to help beat breast cancer in the Midlands in the 24th Annual Walk for Life/Race for Life, scheduled for October 18 in downtown Columbia. New this year, we invite you to join us in celebrating breast cancer survivors as we look toward the Walk for Life/Race by sharing your Breast Cancer survivors: Show us your determination and spirit! Share your milestones, inspiration and encouragement.

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  11. Ethics Commission finds probable cause, schedules hearing in former...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WIS-TV Columbia

    The South Carolina Ethics Commission has found that there is probable cause to support allegations that former Chapin Town Clerk Adrienne Thompson knowingly used her official employment to hire her son for miscellaneous jobs for the town. A formal hearing has been scheduled for Wednesday, November 19 at 12:30 p.m. in Suite 250, 5000 Thurmond Mall, The Pavilion, Columbia.

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  12. West Columbia to vote on strong-mayor referendum this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | WIS-TV Columbia

    On Tuesday, residents there will be going to the polls to answer one question: Should West Columbia change its form of government from 'council' to 'mayor-council' also known as strong mayor. "This is not your normal election," said West Columbia Councilman Tem Miles.

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  13. Gamecocks drop out of top 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | WIS-TV Columbia

    COLUMBIA, SC After spending 69 consecutive weeks in the AP Top 25, South Carolina dropped out of the rankings on Sunday after a 21-20 loss to Missouri. The Gamecocks gave up 14 points in the final seven minutes to suffer a one-point defeat.

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  14. USC's Cooper sidelined with high ankle sprainRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | WIS-TV Columbia

    COLUMBIA, SC South Carolina defensive end Cedrick Cooper will be out 2-3 weeks, head coach Steve Spurrier said. "Cedrick Cooper, defensive end, has a pretty good ankle sprain - one of those high ankle sprains that will probably keep him out 2 or 3 weeks," Spurrier said.

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  15. Group holding forum to foster understanding on Islam, MuslimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | WIS-TV Columbia

    On Sunday, a community forum on understanding Islam and Muslims will be held in Stravros Hall at the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Columbia. The Community forum will take place from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at 1000 Wildwood Avenue.

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  16. Gamecock fans flock to Columbia for College GameDayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The excitement leading up to South Carolina vs. Missouri game was even bigger this week with ESPN's College GameDay in town. It's not often on USC's horseshoe that you'll see hundreds of people getting a little hoarse themselves.

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  17. Weekly Top Ten: What's Happening in the MidlandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | WIS-TV Columbia

    We've got a little bit of everything for you in this week's Top Ten Events in the Midlands! From jazz and gospel to bluegrass, R&B and Celtic tunes, super heroes, fishing, okra and wildlife, there's plenty to do, folks! Which will you choose? Embark on an epicurean expedition, encounter animals up-close and support wildlife conservation at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden at the wildest fundraiser in town! Enjoy a sunset safari through the zoo while sampling a variety of African-inspired cuisine complemented by creative concoctions.

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  18. Parents Weekend and College GameDay make a busy weekend at USCRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ESPN's College GameDay, college football's longest running and most celebrated pregame show, is in Columbia Saturday for the matchup between the Gamecocks and University of Missouri. The GameDay set is being erected on the University of South Carolina's historic Horseshoe.

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  19. House restoration to benefit historic cemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Two miles separate Randolph Cemetery from the Thompson Cottage on Richland Street in Columbia, but the two properties are connected. The Committee for the Restoration and Beautification of Randolph Cemetery is restoring the historic home to help generate revenue to maintain the cemetery.

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  20. Police make arrest in Washington stabbing deathRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Police spokeswoman Kim Kapp said 57-year-old Jack R. Yancey was located late Thursday afternoon and questioned by detectives. Yancey was then booked into the Clark County Jail for investigation of first-degree murder.

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