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PHOTOS: Vietnam Experience Exhibit at Patriots Point

wltx.com — Crews set up the Vietnam Experience Exhibit at Patriots Point near Charleston, SC. The exhibit opens Nov. 8, 2014.
Oct 30, 2014

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Oct 29, 2014

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Oct 29, 2014

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Oct 29, 2014

RT @WLTXhss: Hey high schoolers, check out a sneak peak of Patriot's Point soon-to-be-opened Vietnam Experience. wltx.com/media/cinemati…

Oct 29, 2014

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Player of the Week - Sophia Perkins

wltx.com — Lexington, SC (WLTX) --- White Knoll volleyball made a name for itself this year by earning a spot in the Class 4A playoffs and a big reason for the Timberwolves' success was due to senior Sophia Perkins. "Sophie" as she is known around White Knoll is called the quarterback of the team by head coach Eric Shick.

Kershaw County Councilman Arrested

wltx.com — Clarendon County, SC (WLTX) -- A Kershaw County councilman has been arrested on charges in Clarendon County. Sammie Tucker, Jr. turned himself in to the sheriff's department late Wednesday afternoon. Investigators tell News19 that Tucker sold a truck and trailer to a Turbeville business. During that sell he gave the business the title of the vehicle.

Audit: No Process to Check How Lottery Money is Spent

wltx.com — Columbia, SC (WLTX) - An audit of state agencies that distribute lottery money found that most of those groups don't have policies to ensure that the money is being spent properly. The Legislative Audit Council released its findings Wednesday.
Oct 29, 2014

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Oct 29, 2014

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Chapin Family Says Teal Pumpkin Project Could Save Lives

wltx.com — A Chapin mother whose son suffers from deadly food allergies has joined the Teal Pumpkin Project calling it a revolution As the holiday filled with foods that could take her son's life neared, Aletha Flanagan says she began to hear about a movement that started in 2013 called the Teal Pumpkin Project.
Oct 30, 2014

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'Operation' Game Inventor Can't Pay For Own Operation

wltx.com — John Spinello created the popular game 'Operation' in the early 1960s. But now he needs his own surgery and can't afford it. So, friends and game inventors Tim Walsh and Peggy Brown have started an online fundraiser on Crowdrise.com with the goal of $25,000 for medical care. So far, they've raised $15,662.

Woman Choosing To End Life at 29 Completes Bucket List

wltx.com — Brittany Maynard, the 29-year-old woman with terminal cancer choosing to take her life on Saturday, says she has completed her bucket list after visiting the Grand Canyon. "The Canyon was breathtakingly beautiful, and I was able to enjoy my time with the two things I love most: my family and nature," Maynard wrote in a blog post last week.
Oct 29, 2014

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Police: Suspect Jumps Counter, Steals Money

wltx.com — Cayce, SC (WLTX) - Cayce Public Safety officers are searching for a person who they say robbed a CVS Pharmacy Tuesday night. Investigators say the suspect walked in around 9:20 p.m. and pretended to make a purchase. They say he then jumped the counter, and stole money from the cash register.

Game of Week Preview: Dutch Fork at Westwood

wltx.com — WLTX's Ron Aiken sits down with Dutch Fork's Matt Colburn and Westwood's Stephen Timmons to preview Friday's big matchup between Dutch Fork (7-2, 3-0) at Westwood (9-0, 3-0).
Oct 29, 2014

RT @WLTXhss: Ready for the @WLTX Game of the Week preview between @dfhsfootball (@colburn31) & @WHS_Redhawks (@a1d1sports)? Go! http://t.co…

Eliza's Family Living in Quarantine

wltx.com — Columbia, SC (WLTX) - With flu season here and the concern over Ebola, there's been a lot of talk recently about quarantines. But a family right here in Columbia has chosen to quarantine their family to protect their sick daughter, Eliza O'Neill, from any potential illness.
Oct 29, 2014

Eliza O'Neill update- Her family is choosing to live in quarantine to protect their very sick little girl. #news19 wltx.com/story/news/hea…

White House Hacked - Was Russia Involved?

wltx.com — The White House is confirming cyber attacks on unclassified computer networks, and people are pointing the finger of suspicion at Russia. In a written statement, the White House said that, while evaluating a recent cyber threat, "we identified activity of concern on the unclassified EOP network ...

CBS Stars Take Over Instagram Accounts All Week

wltx.com — COLUMBIA, SC (WLTX) -- Stars of CBS Prime Time are taking over each of the show's Instagram accounts all this week. Starting today, and running through Sunday, November 2nd, viewers and fans should follow the Instagram accounts of every CBS Prime Time program to keep up with the stars.