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Boy Spends Birthday Helping Those In Need

A few weeks ago we brought you the story of how the Columbia Police Department is helping people across the Midlands who are in need of a way to cool their homes. Thursday one little boy actually spent his birthday volunteering for the program.

ABC Columbia is new home for the SEC Network

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO/ESPN) -- ESPN Regional Television, the syndication home for the SEC Network, has reached a multiyear deal with ABC Columbia, WOLO-TV Channel 25, to televise SEC football and basketball games beginning in September 2011. With the agreement, every…

Shrimp Season Opens

The commercial shrimping season is opening on the South Carolina coast after almost a delay of almost a month.

Heat Advisory: Nine SC Counties

High temperatures and humidity continue to threaten eastern South Carolina. The National Weather Service on Wednesday issued a heat advisory for nine counties.

Public Hearing for Re-Districting

Residents of South Carolina's northeastern counties packed a Senate redistricting hearing and asked lawmakers to create a new U.S. House district that keeps their counties together.

Police Search For Clues In Hit and Run Cold Case

It's been more than one year since 32 year old Rodney Williams was killed in a hit and run accident near Interstate 77. Yet police still don't have the person responsible, and there asking for your help in finding them.

RBC sale won't affect Heritage

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Heritage Classic Foundation says Royal Bank of Canada's decision to sell its U.S. retail operations won't affect its recently announced sponsorship of its PGA Tour event.

Extreme Heat Threatens Children, Pets

The death of an eight-month-old boy in Columbia has shed new light on the dangers of extreme heat and what can happen if the elderly, children and pets are left alone in vehicles.

"Choose Life" Plates OK'd In N.C.

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) _ Motorists around North Carolina could see the anti-abortion message ``Choose Life'' showing up on a new specialty license plate in a few months.

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