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Teacher Arrested for DUI at School

wltx.com — Lexington County, SC (WLTX) - A teacher at Red Bank Elementary in Lexington County is facing charges of DUI and child endangerment following an incident near the school Monday. The South Carolina Department of Public Safety says Jan Curtis was arrested around 7 a.m.

Married 73 Years, Couple's Deaths Separated By A Day

wltx.com — CINCINNATI - When Helen Auer died on Wednesday, she was sitting in her chair. Her husband of 73 years came into the room and knew right away. Joe leaned over, gave her a kiss goodbye, and whispered in her ear: "Helen, call me home." Just 28 hours later, Helen did.
Oct 21, 2014

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Turkey Truck Crashes in Kershaw County

wltx.com — Lugoff, SC (WLTX) - A tractor-trailer carrying live turkeys overturned in Kershaw County Tuesday morning, leading to a traffic backup and detours. The crash took place around 4 a.m. on Highway 34 at Richardson Boulevard near the town of Lugoff.

Behind the Mask: Gamecock Football Nutrition

wltx.com — Behind the Mask- Gamecock Football Nutrition. Columbia, SC (WLTX) --- Keeping a football team in shape on the field is one thing. Keeping them healthy off the field, is quite another. Joey Blake is the Director of Football Nutrition at USC.

SC Jobless Rate Up For Third Straight Month

wltx.com — COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina's unemployment rate has gone up for a third consecutive month. State officials said Tuesday that unemployment was 6.6 percent in September. That seasonally adjusted number is up from 6.3 percent in August. Nationally, unemployment went down, falling from 6.1 percent in August to 5.9 percent in September.

Officials Warn 500 Million Financial Records Hacked

wltx.com — WASHINGTON -- Federal officials warned companies Monday that hackers have stolen more than 500 million financial records over the past 12 months, essentially breaking into banks without ever entering a building. "We're in a day when a person can commit about 15,000 bank robberies sitting in their basement," said Robert Anderson, Jr., executive assistant director of the FBI's Criminal Cyber Response and Services Branch.
Oct 21, 2014

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Babies Born Today Get Free $500 Mutual Fund Investment

wltx.com — If you have a baby today in the U.S., your newborn is eligible for a free $500 mutual fund investment from Voya Financial (VOYA), formerly known as ING U.S. The company is offering this to the babies "as a head start toward their future retirement savings," says Ann Glover, chief marketing officer for Voya Financial.