Things To Know Today

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Friday Weather.
August ends like ... August. Today should be hotter than it's been all week with a chance of thunderstorms.

5-day forecast
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Traffic watch
LANE CLOSURES: Construction-related lane closures on interstates will be suspended during the holiday
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High school football tonight
WEEKEND GAMES: Richmond Academy at Evans; North Augusta at Midland Valley; Wilson Hall at Augusta Christian; Cross Creek at Westside; Silver Bluff at Aiken; Laney at Butler and Hephzibah at Josey.

Check out all Friday games
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Marijuana Use?
According to new guidance issued Thursday to federal prosecutors across the country, the goverment will not make it a priority to block marijuana legalization in Colorado or Washington or close down recreational marijuana stores, so long as the stores abide by state regulation.
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Tylenol Concern
Bottles of Tylenol sold in the U.S. will soon bear red warnings alerting users to the potentially fatal risks of taking too much of the popular pain reliever.
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Fast-food Protests
Workers at a Church's Chicken in Atlanta were part of a national strike demanding $15 an hour and the right to form a union without interference from employers.
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SC Tea Party Demand
Anderson, S.C., businessman Richard Cash, left, Tea Party Express Chairwoman Amy Kremer, center, and Nancy Mace, the first woman graduate of The Citadel, want U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham and others to pledge they will not vote for any spending bill that provides funding for the federal health care act, sometimes known as Obamacare.
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Things To Do Tonight
Tavern at the Bean: The VaudeVillains 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm/ Elks Lodge 205: Marilyn Adcock Band 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm/ Sky City: Greater Augusta Arts Council Benefit featuring The Ramblin’ Fevers, Shaun Piazza 8:00 pm/ Aiken Community Playhouse Black Box Production: Here on the Flight Path/ 8:00 pm

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