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1 Taken to Hospital After Apartment Fire — Columbia, SC (WLTX) - The Columbia Fire Department says one person had to be taken to the hospital after an apartment fire Friday afternoon. The fire took place at a set of units at 901 Colleton Street. When crews arrived, they found heavy fire and smoke coming from the building.

Airport: Passenger Had No Symptoms of Ebola — Lexington County, SC (WLTX) - A flight is being held at Columbia Metropolitan Airport Friday because of a report of a sick passenger on board. The Columbia Metropolitan Airport says a flight from Dulles International Airport is being held at the ramp while EMS crews respond to the scene.

Dallas Nurse Nina Pham Free of Ebola — WASHINGTON (AP) - The first nurse diagnosed with Ebola after treating an infected man at a Dallas hospital is free of the virus. The National Institutes of Health says in a statement that Nina Pham is being released Friday from its hospital near Washington.
Oct 24, 2014

Wonderful news! RT @WLTX: nurse Nina Pham free of Ebola, to be released from hospital today |

Man Is Sharing His Voice After a Lifetime Of Silence — For years, Micheal Leaphart has been unable to express his thoughts. But now, with the help of a speech device, he's able to communicate with people for the first time. Leaphart has Cerebral Palsy and hasn't been able to speak and for his entire life. People have assumed he didn't have cognitive skills.