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  1. Columbia Gives Back: Groups hand out full Thanksgiving meals to homeless in Finlay ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WIS-TV Columbia

    That's why Allen Browning, who's been homeless himself, has worked with his family to set up a group called Hearts for the Homeless. They want to make sure that anyone who might not have access to a home-cooked meal gets a full Thanksgiving dinner.

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  2. West Columbia pedestrian fatally struck by vehicle identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WIS-TV Columbia

    A pedestrian who died after being hit by a vehicle in West Columbia has been identified by Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher.

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  3. Six months later, a major grocery store returns to Calhoun CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WIS-TV Columbia

    After months of waiting and driving out of town to get groceries, one Midlands town is thankful for the opening of a new grocery store. The Piggly Wiggly in St. Matthews has been open for a little less than a week in St. Matthews, and residents say they are excited to have a major grocery store back in town.

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  4. PREVIEW: Gamecocks women vs. Maryland in Top-10 tilt Sunday afternoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 17 | WIS-TV Columbia

    No. 10/11 South Carolina takes on a ranked opponent for the first time this season when the Gamecocks host No. 9/10 Maryland Sunday at 5:30 p.m. at Colonial Life Arena.

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  5. Rising water levels close more portions of popular river walksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 17 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The waters are rising because of the rain we've gotten this week here and in the watershed. "It's just over 17 feet and it's expected to crest tomorrow near flood stage which is 19 feet," Stangler said.

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  6. Gamecocks women's basketball announces bus trip to game vs. DukeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The South Carolina Athletics Department announced Friday that they are offering fans the chance to support the women's basketball team on the road with a fan bus scheduled for the Gamecocks' matchup at Duke on Sunday. Dec. 9 in Durham, NC.

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  7. Driver killed in Augusta Rd. collisions identified by coroner's officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The accident happened on Augusta Road/US-1 at Morgan Drive around 7 a.m. Detours were in place, but the road is now open. The Lexington County Coroner's Office identified the person killed as Rusty Wayne Shull Jr., 22, of Columbia, originally from Circleville, OH.

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  8. Columbia mayor Steve Benjamin, actor Mike Colter honored by Ebony MagazineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Two South Carolina men are being honored by Ebony Magazine. Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin and Actor Mike Colter were both named on Ebony's 2018 Power 100 list.

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  9. CPD: Investigators looking for male suspect linked to two armed robberies at Columbia storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Columbia Police Department investigators have linked two armed robberies within the past week to the same male suspect. Officers are asking for the public's help in locating him by releasing surveillance pictures.

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  10. Kickoff time set for USC-Clemson football gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The South Carolina Gamecocks and the no. 2-ranked Clemson Tigers will kickoff Saturday, Nov. 24 at 7 p.m. at Memorial Stadium in Clemson.

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  11. Senator Tim Scott honors women veterans ahead of Veterans DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Senator Tim Scott hosted a ceremony to recognize South Carolina Women Veterans Saturday morning at First Baptist Church of Columbia. "Women gave up their families, they gave up life on the home front to join those ranks to provide a great service to our nation," Ernst said.

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  12. City of West Columbia moving forward with redevelopment and revitalization plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The plans, which were drafted after a year of research and analysis, highlight areas of opportunity on State and Meeting Street. Ed's Edition Bookstore is located right at that intersection.

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  13. RCSD deputy injured in the line of duty in 2002 passes awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | WIS-TV Columbia

    A Richland County deputy who was injured in the line of duty in 2002 passed away earlier this week, the sheriff's department announced on Friday. "The loss of Deputy Hurd leaves a great void within the department," said Lott.

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  14. CPD arrest two men charged in separate animal cruelty investigationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Columbia Police Department has arrested two men in connection to separate animal cruelty investigations and is searching for a third suspect. Harris allegedly did not take proper care of two adult pit bulls while staying on the 1700 block of Gary Street on October 24th.

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  15. Officers release photos of man wanted for sexual assault at Columbia apartment buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Columbia Police are hoping the community can help them identify and locate a man wanted in connection to a sexual assault that happened last weekend at an apartment building. A security officer on the scene told the officers that he heard "a female in distress" while he was walking nearby.

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  16. Columbia City Council pushing incentives to bring in mixed-income housing developersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | WIS-TV Columbia

    "We think we need to do something to find affordable housing for people that are school teachers, that are firefighters," city councilman Howard Duvall said. "Workers in our community that are paying more than they should for rent in our area."

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  17. Voting selfies: If a sticker just isn't enough, it's hit or miss if you can Instagram your voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | WIS-TV Columbia

    For a lot of people, a simple "I Voted" sticker isn't enough. They want a picture, for Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, or wherever, to prove to everyone they did their civic duty.

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  18. We have a community problem:' Innocent father of 16 killed in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott expressed sadness in the recent arrests of three teens in the killing of an innocent man taking out his trash during a gang-related shooting. Bonnette was a husband of 37 years and father to 16 children.

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  19. $150K Powerball Ticket sold in West ColumbiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | WIS-TV Columbia

    A Powerball ticket sold in West Columbia for Saturday's drawing is worth $150,000. The ticket was purchased at the A-One Express store on Airport Blvd. Because this ticket holder paid an additional $1 for PowerPlay, their $50,000 prize tripled to $150,000 when a "3" multiplier was selected.

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  20. Emotions high for Martin family prior to their father-son matchupRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Tuesday is going to be a whirlwind of emotions for South Carolina head men's basketball coach Frank Martin . It is the start of the 2018-19 season for the Gamecocks, but the opponent, USC Upstate, has a player on its roster he is all too familiar with on and off the court.

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