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  1. Sheriff: Repeat offender leads deputies on chase, crashes into homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Kershaw County deputies arrested 33-year-old William Rawlinson Taylor after stealing a pickup truck with an enclosed trailer and leading deputies on a high-speed chase on Friday morning. Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews says a deputy patrolling in Lugoff saw the stolen Ford F-150 driving down U.S. Highway 601.

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  2. Volunteers repair 103-year-old woman's homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | WIS-TV Columbia

    A woman in Columbia is getting some much needed help this weekend, and it's all thanks to volunteers from Home Works of America. "Our volunteers come from churches, cooperations, schools," said Home Works of America Executive Director Jim Powell.

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  3. "The Interview" to debut tonight at The NickelodeonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WIS-TV Columbia

    After all the hype and controversy, The Interview made its debut on Christmas Day grossing $1 million at the box office. Tonight, the satirical comedy, starring Seth Rogen and James Franco, will be seen my moviegoers in Columbia.

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  4. St. Peters Church service up Christmas dinner for those in needRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 25 | WIS-TV Columbia

    As many people are sitting down for Christmas meals, it's an important time to remember those who are less fortunate this holiday. Dozens of volunteers at St. Peters Church in Columbia did just that, by serving up a Christmas ham dinner for hundreds of people in the community in need of a meal.

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  5. Gamecocks hold first bowl practice in ShreveportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The South Carolina Gamecocks held their first practice of the week in Shreveport as they prepare to take on the Miami Hurricanes on Saturday in the Duck Commander Bowl. Head coach Steve Spurrier and his coaching staff put the players through their paces on Wednesday in 40-degree weather that featured gusty winds.

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  6. Severe weather slams southern US; 4 killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Severe weather slamming the southern U.S. two days before Christmas killed at least four people, flipped cars, knocked out power to thousands and damaged several homes and businesses. In Mississippi, Gov. Phil Bryant declared an emergency for two southeastern counties where officials say four people died in the storms and several more were injured.

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  7. Tornado in MS kills 4, LA also affectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | WIS-TV Columbia

    At least four people have died after a tornado tore apart homes, knocked down trees and jammed up roadways in Mississippi. Marion County Coroner Norma Williamson confirmed two of the fatalities following extensive damage in Columbia, MS, on Tuesday afternoon, according to WDAM .

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  8. Severe weather blowing through southern USRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Severe weather blowing through the southern U.S. two days before Christmas killed at least one person, knocked out power to thousands and damaged several homes and buildings. Columbia, Mississippi, Fire Department Capt.

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  9. APNewsBreak: DC farm site is ecological disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | WIS-TV Columbia

    This photo taken Dec. 16, 2014 shows a rusting, totaled bus owned by the Washington Department of Parks and Recreation sitting on land being leased by the city to BrightFarms, Inc., a produce supplier that planned to build a lar... . This photo taken Dec. 16, 2014 shows BightFarms Inc. CEO Paul Lightfoot inspecting a pile of demolition debris that was illegally dumped on Washington parkland that his company is leasing to build an urban farm.

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  10. Midlands doctor gives life to a Christmas tale of his ownRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Inside the Columbia Foot Clinic there's more than the daily flow of patients, there's a man who loves Christmas, and some say he even resembles it. "He's like our personal Santa Claus and as you can tell he even looks a lot like Santa," Audrey Calhoun, lead receptionist at the Columbia Foot Clinic said.

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  11. Harrell: Use of campaign funds for personal use should not be illegalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | WIS-TV Columbia

    In October, former South Carolina House Speaker Bobby Harrell pleaded guilty to six counts of use of campaign funds for personal expenses. Following that, Harrell resigned his seat in the House of Representatives ending his tenure as speaker.

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  12. Abused kids die as authorities fail to protectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Earli... . In this Nov. 13, 2014, photo, a small urn containing the ashes of Mattisyn Blaz is displayed on a bookshelf in front of a photo of the infant girl in the home of Jennifer Blaz, 34, in Butte, Mont.

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  13. After 40 years WMHK transitions into new directionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | WIS-TV Columbia

    WMHK is changing hands and will be under operational control of the massive Christian radio chain of some 450 stations known as "K-LOVE", owned by the Educational Media Foundation. In a letter to us this afternoon, President Jones says the changing nature of radio makes it "very challenging" for small broadcast owners like Columbia International University to remain effective.

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  14. Lexington County to vote on name change for James R. Metts Law Enforcement ComplexRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | WIS-TV Columbia

    After he resigned earlier this week amid federal bribery charges, Lexington county residents are now wondering what will become of the Sheriff James R. Metts Law Enforcement Complex. The former Sheriff's name was put on this building six years ago, but even then, some council members felt it was a bad idea that would come back to haunt them.

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  15. James Metts leaves the federal courthouse in Columbia earlier this week.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Prosecutors are asking a judge to order the lawyer who advised the Lexington County Sheriff's Office while James Metts was sheriff to talk to investigators about his former boss. Prosecutors say John Tate can't claim attorney-client privilege if his client was a public official using government resources for criminal activities.

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  16. Report: Movie shot in Columbia to finally hit the big screenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | WIS-TV Columbia

    It appears that a movie shot in Columbia will finally be seen on the silver screen, but not anywhere near the state of South Carolina or even the United States. Yahoo Movies is reporting the movie, formerly titled "Nailed" will be released in 2015 in the United Kingdom as "Politics of Love."

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  17. Candidates line up to be the next Lexington County sheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Regardless of what happens with the federal case still pending against him, James Metts' 42 year career as Lexington County sheriff is over. An arrangement the judge rejected the plea agreement, paving the way for either another plea or a full-blown trial set to begin January 12th.

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  18. West Columbia hero honored by BritishRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Earlier Thursday, a British newscast aired a story that West Columbia resident, Ernie Haar, remembers like it was yesterday and so do the people who lived it. The training flight began with a cockpit seat problem, the student, a colonel, wanted to fly anyway.

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  19. Ap Impact: Abused kids die as authorities fail to protectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | WIS-TV Columbia

    At least 760 children died of... . In this Nov. 13, 2014, photo, Jennifer Blaz, 34, poses for a photo in her home in Butte, Mont., holding a photograph of her daughter, Mattisyn Blaz.Matthew Blaz, 33, was sentenced to life in prison without parole for the death... .

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  20. Judge: Boy, 14, shouldn't have been executed in SCRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | WIS-TV Columbia

    More than 70 years after South Carolina sent a 14-year-old black boy to the electric chair in the killings of two white girls in a segregated mill town, a judge threw out the conviction, saying the state committed a great injustice. George Stinney was arrested, convicted of murder in a one-day trial and executed in 1944 - all in the span of about three months and without an appeal.

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