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Columbia, South Carolina is located in Richland County. Zip codes in Columbia, SC include 29240, 29226, and 29229. The median home price in Columbia is $143,000. More Columbia information.

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Pot may be legal, but homeowner agreements can ban

Police say that the victim met a woman, known as "Ali W" through a social media site, known as "Tagged," and arranged to meet her in person.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

Memorial Set for Columbia Guitarist

Earlier this month the Columbia music scene lost one its most influential members.

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WLTX-TV Columbia

SC Police Could Start Ticketing Uber Drivers

Columbia, SC Police in South Carolina might start writing tickets for drivers for the smartphone app Uber, saying its drivers don't follow SC Police Could Start Ticketing Uber Drivers Columbia, SC Police in South Carolina might start writing tickets for drivers for the smartphone app Uber, saying its drivers don't follow Check out this story on ... (more)

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3rd Suspect ID'd in Jewelry Store Heist

On June 14th, investigators say Vandiver, 53-year-old Robert Antoine Weathers, 50-year-old Robin Tracy Nelson, and another unidentified suspect took more took more than $100,000 from Moseley's Jewelry store on Bush River Road.

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Columbia man's daughter denied 'stand your ground' defense in FL warning shot retrial

A judge has denied a Florida woman's request to use the so-called "stand your ground" law as a defense for attempted murder charges that arose after she fired a gun at her husband.

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River Rat Brewery Begins Bottling Beer

River Rat Brewery Begins Bottling Beer River Rat Brewery has added packaging to its duties, bottling up to 9,000 bottles per day Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://www.wltx.com/story/news/2014/07/23/river-rat-bottling/13059085/ River Rat Brewery has added packaging to its duties, bottling up to 9,000 bottles per day to be distributed ... (more)

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DSS Releases Info on Caseload Standards

DSS Releases Info on Caseload Standards Columbia, SC - For the first time, the South Carolina Department of Social Services for Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://www.wltx.com/story/news/local/2014/07/23/department-of-social-services-caseload-standard/13041835/ Columbia, SC - For the first time, the South Carolina Department of Social ... (more)

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Mom, Son Reunited After 53 Years

Hi, My name is Cyndi McGee. I have a story for you. A long lost Brother, George Corbett , just found our Mom, Patsy Cassidy Mom, Son Reunited After 53 Years Hi, My name is Cyndi McGee.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

WIS-TV Columbia

Concerns arise over child safety zone ordinance for Columbia parks

Some days, Elmwood Roy Lynch Park can be a quiet setting, but neighbor Hawes Adams has seen days where it hasn't always been that way.

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Renting Homes During Gamecock Football Season

Renting Homes During Gamecock Football Season Website launched to help owners cash in on Gamecock Football success.

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S.C. man arrested at Congress office building after loaded gun is found in his bag

Washington Watch, formerly called 'Planet Washington,' covers politics and government.

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The State

SC Air National Guard conducts defense exercise over Columbia, Florence

Fighter jets assigned to the SCANG's 169th Fighter Wing may be seen escorting a single-engine aircraft belonging to the South Carolina Civil Air Patrol, according to a release.

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Nearly 300 apartments coming to prominent downtown Columbia site

Office and retail space, a 680-space parking garage and a free-standing, yet-unnamed hotel are part of the plans for development of the former Kline Iron and Steel Co.

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Hospitality Net

Hilton Worldwide Brings Columbia, S.C. its First Dual-Branded Property

Hilton Worldwide today announced the signing of a dual-branded Hilton Garden Inn and Home2 Suites by Hilton hotel in Columbia, S.C. Franchisee, Gervais Street Hotel, LLC and development and management company, CN Hotels, Inc., will rebrand, convert and expand the historic Clarion Hotel Downtown to a 110-room Hilton Garden Inn and 100-room Home2 ... (more)

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Free Times

Columbia Man Busted for Turtle Trafficking

Pushing Turtles: There are stories about trafficking of drugs, bootleg clothing and even humans, but it's a rare occasion when you hear about the trafficking of turtles.

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Roll Call

D.C. Residents Keep Facing Questions About Identification

A District of Columbia drivers license should be enough identification to allow citizens to board a plane or enter a federal building, according to federal and local officials.

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Free Times

Stargazing

It's one of humanity's oldest inspirations - looking up at the stars. It's easy to imagine, and be awed by, the larger-than-life figures of myth and folklore, religion and fantasy acting out their stories across the canvas of the night sky.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

EDGE

Making Clothes from Castoffs

For Jillian Owens, some of her passion for fashion was motivated by a desire for new garments without the creation of more waste.

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Free Times

Concerts in Columbia: July 24-30

I played in a two-man band for several years, and the best compliment I ever received about said band was from a 16-year-old kid in a ska band who said we sounded like we had, "like, nine people on stage, man."

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Library Program Tackles SC Reading Problem

Library Program Tackles SC Reading Problem A new report says 72 percent of fourth graders in South Carolina are no proficient in reading.

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