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Crews sift through debris in the aftermath of the crash of the B-52 bomber, which exploded in midair.

B-52 crash evokes memories 40 years later 

AIKEN — Forty years ago Thursday, Public Safety Chief J. Carroll Busbee was leaving his office on a cloudless day when the sky caught fire. Above him, a B-52 Stratofortress had just exploded en route to a training mission. 
By Travis Highfield

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings Aug.24-31

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center Aug. 24.-31

Mayor's office helped arrange Kinder Morgan gift

When Augusta Commission members reported being blindsided and subsequently rejected a $25,000 donation from Kinder Morgan, the mayor's office and other city officials had been working to arrange it since July.
By Susan McCord

'VA is Lying' campaigner aids Waynesboro veteran

Ron Nesler said part of the inspiration behind the Augusta billboard was the VA's treatment of James "Randy" McChes­ney, a disabled Viet­nam veteran who lives in Waynesboro, Ga.
By Wesley Brown

Weekly Crime Map

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Editorial: Come to a full stop

Only in America would citizens tolerate noncitizens anonymously demanding legal protections that the rest of us have to play by the rules to obtain.
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