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Decision 2014

Senator Graham’s Republican Challengers Debate in Aiken, Discuss MOX

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Republican challengers in South Carolina taking on Senator Lindsey Graham took the stage in a debate held by the Aiken Republican Club. Senator Lindsey Graham did not attend the debate, but five of his opponents came ready to explain why they should replace him in the U.S. Senate.
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Aiken Tech is gearing up for a free Career Fair this week

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Wednesday's career fair kicks off at 11:30 am at Aiken Tech's student activities center gym located in the 900 building. 50 employers from across the CSRA will be on hand.
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The South Carolina Bar association is offering legal help for free

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Today is National Healthcare Decisions Day and in honor of that, the South Carolina Bar association is offering a free legal clinic. They'll be going over end of life issues like living wills, health care powers of attorney and funeral planning.
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Crime Alert

UPDATE: North Augusta shooting victim named

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The name of the victim in Tuesday’s North Augusta apartment complex shooting has been revealed. More>>

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MOX leaders speak to Aiken chamber, explain “cold standby”

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The Department of Energy’s proposed budget says it plans to put the MOX Project on a cold-standby. Friday, executives for Shaw AREVA Mox Services spoke at an Aiken Chamber event to explain what it means for the community. More>>

Georgia/Carolina

Good question: Why can't I have storm debris back in my yard as mulch?

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As you manicure your lawn for Masters week, you might spend a pretty penny on mulch at the store. You think, "What happened to my trees? Why can't I have that mulch for my yard?" You might want to think again.Augusta Interim Deputy Administrator Steve Cassell said the ice storm debris isn't yard-ready just yet, "I don't think you'd want to do that. Mulch, from my understanding, has to age at least a year and the storage that way, you have to turn it so many times. It will self-ignite if you l... More>>

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