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Radiation level soars after Japan nuke plant fire

SOMA, Japan   — Radiation leaking from a crippled nuclear plant forced Japan to order 140,000 people to seal themselves indoors.

03/15/11 - 9:14am

Brush fire burns in Ga.'s McIntosh County

DARIEN, Ga. — Firefighters have been battling a 500-acre brush fire off U.S. 17, just north of Darien in McIntosh County.

03/15/11 - 9:02am

Ga. teacher charged with child molestation

MADISON, Ga. — The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says a 27-year-old Morgan County middle school teacher is charged with child molestation, enticing a minor and sexual assault.

03/15/11 - 8:37am

Columbia County District 4 vote under way

Some Columbia County residents might know by day’s end who will be their next commissioner.

03/15/11 - 8:20am

Atlanta Rhythm Section singer dies

Ronnie Hammond, the former lead singer of the Atlanta Rhythm Section, died Monday in Forsyth, Ga. He was 60.

03/15/11 - 8:17am

$5.2 billion spending plan up for debate in SC House

COLUMBIA - South Carolina legislators will begin a second day of debate on the state's $5 billion spending plan.

03/15/11 - 9:39am

Charleston woman shot, killed as she washes dishes

CHARLESTON, S.C.  - A Charleston woman has been shot to death as she was washing dishes in her home.

03/15/11 - 9:34am

District 4 votes today to fill seat on commission

The special election to fill the District 4 seat on the Columbia County Commission is today.

03/15/11 - 2:04am

SC legislators look out for state workers

COLUMBIA --- South Carolina lawmakers have rejected a proposal from Gov. Nikki Haley that would have called on state employees to pick up more of the tab for their health insurance.

03/15/11 - 9:38am

Aflac dumps duck voice actor for tasteless tweets

COLUMBUS, Ga. - Aflac Inc. said Monday it has fired Gilbert Gottfried, the abrasive voice of the insurer's quacking duck in the U.S., after the comedian posted a string of mocking jokes about the earthquake and tsunami in Japan on Twitter over the weekend.

03/15/11 - 9:37am
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