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President Donald Trump receives Bipartisan Justice Award in Columbia

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–President Donald Trump delivered the  keynote address at the Second Step Presidential Justice Forum Friday at Benedict College. Watch his opening remarks here. President Trump received the Bipartisan Justice Award at the forum. The Bipartisan Justice Award is the highest honor given annually to a public servant who has demonstrated the ability to work across the aisle to…

Walmart wants to go high tech with robotic workers, Target not so much

(CNN) —-Walmart and Target are taking different approaches to adding robots in stores, a split that will have an impact on the companies’ massive work forces and shape the future of automation in retail. Both of these legacy brick-and-mortar companies are testing robots in their warehouses. Walmart (WMT), the country’s largest retailer and private employer, expects to add self-driving robots that scrub floors to…

President Donald Trump visits Columbia: What you need to know, traffic delays, road closures

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–President Donald Trump will be in Columbia Friday and you can expect some traffic delays. According to Columbia Police, they will provide support for Friday afternoon’s Presidential visit to Benedict College. Columbia Police announced, drivers should expect short time road closures while the Presidential motorcade travels through the City of Columbia to its final destination. Due to security…

Prisma Health offers free flu shots

(image: Prisma Health) Columbia,SC ( WOLO) — The season for coughing, stuffy head, body aches and chills are here and Prisma Health wants to help keep you protected. Families in Richland, Lexington and Sumter counties can receive free flu shots from Prisma Health at locations throughout the three counties from Friday October 25th, 2019 to October 31st, 2019 to help…

Local Living: Vista after Five and Jam Room Festival, plus Growling at the Moon

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Here’s a look at Local Living, happenings in the Midlands this weekend. It’s Vista After Five Thursday night and the band  ’76 and Sunny’ will play at the Tin Roof. The Congaree Vista Guild hosts “Vista After Five’. Admission is free. Doors open at 4:00pm and the music starts at 6:00pm.   Get ready to rock this…