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South Carolina lawmakers fight for the future of MOX

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A press conference held Monday at the Savannah River Site brought Governor Nikki Haley, Senator Lindsey Graham and the U.S. Secretary of Energy together to decide the future of (MOX) the Mixed Oxide Fuel Program.In March the Obama Administration called for a “cold stand by” because the project’s costs were exceeding the original budget. But shortly afterwards, Senator Graham secured funding to keep it going.The U.S. Secretary of Energy says the future of the facility will be determined when l... More>>

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UPDATE: Beech Island shooting suspect arrested

Alex James Pitts, 21 years old Alex James Pitts, 21 years old
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UPDATE: On Monday, Alex James Pitts was taken into custody at his home in Warrenville by Aiken County Sheriff’s Office deputies. More>>

Aiken County

Lawsuit against Project Jackson in South Carolina court

The $144 million Project Jackson is set to break ground  in November. The $144 million Project Jackson is set to break ground in November.
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The fate of Project Jackson is in the hands of a South Carolina judge.The lawsuit against the $144 million proposal was in court Friday.
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Aiken County

Aiken Tech breaks ground on future of nuclear training Video included

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To Susan Winsor president of Aiken Technical College this ground breaking isn't just about a new building; it's the start of economic development and job creation.
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UPDATE: North Augusta woman arrested after allegedly leaving daughter at local park while she went to work

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North Augusta Public Safety is fielding multiple media calls about the recent arrest of a woman after she allegedly left her child at a park while at work.  They released the following statement. More>>

Aiken County

Aiken leaders consider making improvements, adding green space to Northside Video included

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Aiken has made improvements to the city’s Southside in the past few years.  However for some, a big area of concern is Aiken’s Northside. More>>

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