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  1. South Carolina joins national unclaimed property databaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WIS-TV Columbia

    COLUMBIA, SC Unclaimed money and property owed to South Carolina citizens can now be found on MissingMoney.com, a national database that includes unclaimed property being held by 42 states and provinces. South Carolina Treasurer Curtis M. Loftis, Jr., announced the partnership with the national site Wednesday, adding that the state's treasurer's office is currently seeking the rightful owners of more than $500 million.

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  2. Aerospace Conference, Expo starts in ColumbiaRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WIS-TV Columbia

    Industry experts say the impact of the aerospace cluster on South Carolina's economy has grown to $19 billion, which is a $2-billion increase since it was last measured in 2014. "We're starting to attract metal finishing, processing chemical related companies that were missing in our cluster during the early years," said Deborah Cameron, of S.C. Council on Competitiveness.

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  3. Midlands woman shares fond memories of area in Italy destroyed by earthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WIS-TV Columbia

    A Columbia woman said her friends were vacationing with small children in Domo, which is just a few miles away from the epicenter of the overnight earthquake . That family had to pack up what belongings they still had and leave early Wednesday morning, but not before capturing a few pictures and video of a person being rescued.

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  4. Foundation credits signs at Fireflies stadium for discovery of missing teensRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WIS-TV Columbia

    Harden was described as an endangered runaway from Columbia and was missing since Nov. 17, 2015. McCall, 18, was also listed as an endangered runaway from Columbia and missing since Sept.

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  5. What are these new green scooters around town and are they safe?Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WIS-TV Columbia

    You may have seen one of these green scooters driving around town. It's a new form of transportation just launched in Columbia.

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  6. Law enforcement training on interactions with deaf, hearing impairedRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WIS-TV Columbia

    Troopers in Charlotte tried to pull over 29-year-old Daniel Harris for speeding on the interstate last Thursday. After leading troopers on a seven-mile chase, troopers said he got out of the vehicle and that led to an encounter where a shot was fired.

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  7. Police: $40k worth of marijuana seized following domestic disturbance callRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WIS-TV Columbia

    Jamie Rush, 30, and Christa Corneliusen, 29, have both been hit with various drug charges following their arrest at a South Columbia home. Officers arrived at the home following a domestic disturbance call.

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  8. Group files complaint against USC med school's use of live animalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WIS-TV Columbia

    A group is filing a complaint against the University of South Carolina over the use of live animals in its medical school. The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine claims the University's School of Medicine is violating federal law by using live animals in its emergency medical training program.

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  9. Could man accused of murdering Sierah Joughin be responsible for other cold case murders?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WIS-TV Columbia

    Following the disappearance and death of 20-year-old University of Toledo student Sierah Joughin , many are wondering if the man accused in her murder could also be responsible for other cold case murders. Back in 1990, James Worley was found guilty of abducting Robin Gardner while she was riding her bike in Fulton County, heading towards Oak Openings MetroPark.

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  10. Fireflies down Charleston for fifth straight winRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WIS-TV Columbia

    CHARLESTON, SC The Fireflies shut out the RiverDogs, 5-0, on Tuesday night, the club's fourth shut-out victory in just 12 days. After sweeping the Augusta GreenJackets in a four-game series over the weekend, Columbia has now won a season-high five games in a row.

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  11. Run-down, abandoned housing also a crime issue for ColumbiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WIS-TV Columbia

    But in that area, another issue exists -- run-down housing. It's a problem police say often helps create a breeding ground for criminal activity.

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  12. 27-year-old hit with five counts in child pornography caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WIS-TV Columbia

    Attorney General Alan Wilson has charged a 27-year-old Columbia teen with child pornography charges, according to his office. Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider has transformed the band's rebellious anthem "We're Not Gonna Take It" into an emotional piano ballad to help magician Criss Angel's charity in the fight against childhood cancer.

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  13. Ruling: Grad students at private universities can unionizeRead the original story

    Tuesday | WIS-TV Columbia

    The National Labor Relations Board ruled Tuesday that student teaching and research assistants at private universities are employees and have a right to be represented by unions. The 3-1 ruling overturns a 2004 NLRB decision that said graduate students were not employees covered by the National Labor Relations Act.

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  14. Crash closes lane on Eb I-26 in West ColumbiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WIS-TV Columbia

    A crash causing traffic delays on Interstate 26 in West Columbia Tuesday morning has been cleared, the SC Department of Transportation reports. The crash was in the eastbound lanes of I-26 near exit 113, which is the Airport Boulevard exit just before 7 a.m. The left lane was closed, according to SCDOT.

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  15. Recent shootings raise fear, old concerns for North Columbia residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Recent shootings in Columbia are a topic of discussion for a meeting Monday night involving ways to improve North Main Street. Over the past couple of weeks, three separate shooting incidents have all left children wounded.

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  16. No one injured after shots fired at residenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Police in Columbia are collecting evidence after shots were fired at a home just off Two Notch Road early Monday morning. According to CPD, officers were called to the residence at the 5000 block of North Brickyard Road.

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  17. Blue Bell hitting Midlands shelves in SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | WIS-TV Columbia

    After over a year off the shelves in South Carolina, Blue Bell is coming back to your nearest freezer soon. If you've got a hankering for the "Good Ol' Days," then boy do we have some good news for you.

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  18. 15 reported shootings in 3 weeks, rash of violence continues in ColumbiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | WIS-TV Columbia

    We have seen in these shootings that the gunman's targets aren't always the ones being hit. Unfortunately, children and innocent bystanders have become victims.

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  19. Clutch Pitching Leads Columbia to Two Big WinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | WIS-TV Columbia

    COLUMBIA, SC The Fireflies defeated the GreenJackets twice on Saturday night, using outstanding pitching to squash Augusta at Spirit Communications Park. Columbia took down its Southern Division foe, 5-1, in the first game and 2-0 in the nightcap.

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  20. 13-year-old girl injured in Columbia shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 20 | WIS-TV Columbia

    According to a post on CPD's social media account, the shooting happened early Saturday morning on the 2400 block of McKinley Street near Farrow Road. Officers say a 13-year-old girl was grazed by a bullet in the shooting.

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