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    The Columbus Kellogg's plant is expected to close by the end of 2015. The Columbus Kellogg's plant is expected to close by the end of 2015.

    Update: Kellogg's plant to close by end of 2015, company responds Video included

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    The Columbus Kellogg's plant is expected to be shut down by the end of 2015. More>>

    Update: Smiths Station teacher hit by train in good condition Video included

    A Smiths Station High School teacher was hit by a train. A Smiths Station High School teacher was hit by a train.
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    A teacher was hit by a train near Smiths Station High School. More>>

    Columbus police searching for armed robbery suspect

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    Columbus police need your help identifying a man who they say robbed two businesses Saturday evening. They say a black man was wearing all black but no mask when he pulled a silver handgun on the cashier at Weems Food Mart on Weems road just around 7 p.m. Saturday night. More>>

    Community gathers to save Garrard Center in final week Video included

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    For more than 40 years, the Garrard Center has been a staple for young girls across Columbus. In a little under a week, it could close its doors for good. The community needs to raise $100,000 to keep it open another year. More>>

    Divers recover body of 14 year old swept away by river current Video included

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    The body of 14-year-old Justin Thomas, who was swept away by a current Saturday, has been pulled from the Chattahoochee River. More>>

    A welcome break from the heat and humidity

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    A cold front will bring some late July relief to the valley, but not before bringing us a round of thunderstorms this afternoon. More>>

    Andersonville National Historic Site brings millions to local economy Video included

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    A national historic site tucked inside a southwest Georgia community is bringing big bucks to the area. A new National Park Service report shows Andersonville National Historic site is bringing millions to the area. More>>

    More police bike patrols coming to Columbus State this fall Video included

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    Bike patrol officers are becoming more popular at college campuses across the country. Columbus State University is one of the latest to upgrade their bike unit. More>>

    Attorneys argue motions ahead of Kareem Lane retrial Video included

    Kareem Lane in good spirits before August retrial Kareem Lane in good spirits before August retrial
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    A new trialisabout to startfor Kareem Lane, the man accused of killing Muscogee County school superintendent Jim Burns in 1992. A hung jury resulted in a mistrial in 2012, but now the lawyers are prepared to start all over again. Friday defense attorney Stacey Jackson and the prosecution team stood before Judge Bobby Peters to argue motions before Lane's retrial starts in August. There is nonew evidence in the case against Lane, who came under suspicion after witnesses said they saw his truc... More>>

    Caneya Webb family speaks out after murder trial Video included

    Caneya Webb leaves behind three children, the youngest of whom is Newsome's daughter Caneya Webb leaves behind three children, the youngest of whom is Newsome's daughter
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    The day after a Russell County jury found Curtis Newsome guilty of murder, the victim's family is breathing a sigh of relief.During the four-daytrial, Newsome described how he killed his pregnant girlfriend, 26-year-old Caneya Webb, in a fit of rage after he found a Facebook message to her from another man last June. He punched her in the back of the head and strangled her until she was dead, leaving her tied with aUSB cord in the bathtub for her father to find. It took the jury a mere 17 min... More>>

    PHOTOS: Opelika Circle K robbed

    Opelika police release images showing Thursday's robbery at a Circle K. Opelika police release images showing Thursday's robbery at a Circle K.
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    Opelika police hope someone will recognize robbery suspects and call authorities.

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    Auburn child care worker charged with child abuse

    Melanie Mitchell has been released from her job after a reported case of child abuse in Auburn. Melanie Mitchell has been released from her job after a reported case of child abuse in Auburn.
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    A child care worker has been released from her job and charged with child abuse after a reported incident at an Auburn child care facility, Auburn police announced Friday. More>>

    Police: Auburn man stole $12,000 worth of jewelry

    Casey Williams is accused of stealing $12,000 worth of jewelry from an Auburn home he visited in early July. Casey Williams is accused of stealing $12,000 worth of jewelry from an Auburn home he visited in early July.
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    An Auburn man has been arrested and charged with stealing $12,000 worth of jewelry from a home he visited in early July, Auburn police announced Thursday. More>>

    Man shot in "rear end" on Matilda Street in Columbus

    Man running away from gunfire reportedly struck in the "rear end," police said. Man running away from gunfire reportedly struck in the "rear end," police said.
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    A man walking along Matilda Street in Columbus late Thursday was shot in the "rear end," according to Columbus Police Lt. Ralph Dowe. More>>

    How many people are in the Muscogee County jail?

    Muscogee County Sheriff John Darr says the jail is overcrowded, according to statistics he posted to his Facebook page Friday. Muscogee County Sheriff John Darr says the jail is overcrowded, according to statistics he posted to his Facebook page Friday.
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    1,202, which is 132 too many, Sheriff John Darr says on Facebook.

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    Scott Hill hired as President and CEO of Columbus Regional

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    Scott Hill, has been named the President and Chief Executive Officer of Columbus Regional Health, the company announced Thursday.  More>>

    Car break-in suspect caught on camera in Lee County Video included

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    A car break-in suspect was caught on camera by a Lee County homeowner's surveillance cameras. More>>

    Birmingham man's penis amputated during circumcision, according to Jefferson County lawsuit Video included

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    The man says he was not warned that a circumcision procedure could lead to a penis amputation.
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    Auburn councilor questions residency of his opponent Video included

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    Only a month before city elections are held in Auburn, a concerned citizen has filed a lawsuit hoping to get one candidate scratched of the ballot. The lawsuit stems from a claim by current councilor Arthur Dowdell who says his opponent Clemon Ward is not ac actual resident of the district. More>>

    Desmonte Leonard accused of having sex with prison guard

    Accused Auburn murder Desmonte Leonard is now accused of having sex with his Montgomery prison guard. Accused Auburn murder Desmonte Leonard is now accused of having sex with his Montgomery prison guard.
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    Accused Auburn murder now accused of having sex with Montgomery prison guard, according to reports.

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    Curtis Newsome found guilty of murdering pregnant Phenix City girlfriend

    Curtis Newsome was found guilty Thursday of killing his pregnant girlfriend Caneya Webb in 2013. Curtis Newsome was found guilty Thursday of killing his pregnant girlfriend Caneya Webb in 2013.
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    Curtis Newsome was found guilty Thursday of murdering his pregnant girlfriend inside her Phenix City apartment in June of 2013, WRBL News 3 media partner The Ledger-Enquirer reports. More>>

    Columbus veterans workshop scheduled for August 6

    Veterans and their families who are in need of assistance are invited to attend veterans workshop. Veterans and their families who are in need of assistance are invited to attend veterans workshop.
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    Veterans and their families is need of assistance are invited to upcoming workshop.

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    Fundraiser planned for 2-year-old Columbus leukemia, stroke survivor

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    Family of 2-year-old boy with leukemia is hosting a fundraiser Thursday.

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    Columbus, River Valley unemployment rate rises

    Vally region unemployment rate rises to 9.2 percent in June, state said Thursday. In Columbus, the rate was 8.5 percent. Vally region unemployment rate rises to 9.2 percent in June, state said Thursday. In Columbus, the rate was 8.5 percent.
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    Valley region unemployment rate rises to 9.2 percent in June, state said Thursday.

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    Nick Marshall's mom pays his marijuana citation

    Nick Marshall spent nearly half an hour with authorities during a traffic stop on June 11. Nick Marshall spent nearly half an hour with authorities during a traffic stop on June 11.
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    Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall has paid the fines for possession of a small amount of marijuana and a window tint violation. More>>

    What do you think of the WIC program?

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    Georgia seeking public input on an assistance program. More>>

    Governor to appoint new Harris County commissioner

    Georgia Governor Nathan Deal to appoint new Harris County commissioner to replace convicted commissioner Charles Wyatt. Georgia Governor Nathan Deal to appoint new Harris County commissioner to replace convicted commissioner Charles Wyatt.
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    Vacancy open after Charles Wyatt was convicted for bribery and other charges. More>>

    11 local agencies set to get $680,000 in crime prevention grants Video included

    Columbus crime prevention to focus on middle school students as a way to decrese drug and gang activity in Muscogee County. Columbus crime prevention to focus on middle school students as a way to decrese drug and gang activity in Muscogee County.
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    City to distribute near $700,000 in crime prevention fund money, Columbus announced Tuesday. More>>

    Bentley says special legislative session an option

    Gov. Robert Bentley says a special session of the Legislature to address economic incentives to attract industries is an option. More>>

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    • Cold Front Incoming!

      Cold Front Incoming!

      Monday, July 28 2014 4:35 PM EDT2014-07-28 20:35:16 GMT
      Many spots will struggle to hit 90° despite a ton of sunshine! Many spots will struggle to hit 90° despite a ton of sunshine!
      A cold front is marching through the Deep South this evening and is sparking off showers and storms south of Columbus. All the storms will exit the area by 7/8 PM followed by MUCH drier air filtering down from the north.
      A cold front is marching through the Deep South this evening and is sparking off showers and storms south of Columbus. All the storms will exit the area by 7/8 PM followed by MUCH drier air filtering down from the north.
    • A welcome break from the heat and humidity

      A welcome break from the heat and humidity

      Monday, July 28 2014 11:42 AM EDT2014-07-28 15:42:13 GMT
      A cold front will bring some late July relief to the valley, but not before bringing us a round of thunderstorms this afternoon.
      A cold front will bring some late July relief to the valley, but not before bringing us a round of thunderstorms this afternoon.
    • Why all the clouds and rain recently? A Deeper Look.

      Why all the clouds and rain recently? A Deeper Look.

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 4:06 PM EDT2014-07-22 20:06:23 GMT

      Things have felt more like October than July recently. We delve deeper into the meteorology behind this somewhat unusual weather.

      Things have felt more like October than July recently. We delve deeper into the meteorology behind this somewhat unusual weather.

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    • Rare storm at California beach hard to see coming

      Rare storm at California beach hard to see coming

      Monday, July 28 2014 8:18 PM EDT2014-07-29 00:18:06 GMT
      A 20-year-old man died after lightning from a rare summer thunderstorm jolted a Southern California beach, injuring or rattling more than a dozen people, authorities said.
      A thunderstorm formed so rapidly over a Southern California beach that experts said Monday it was impossible for anyone to predict a lightning strike would turn a day of carefree fun into one of terror.
    • Report: Man climbed atop basketball hoop in escape

      Report: Man climbed atop basketball hoop in escape

      Monday, July 28 2014 7:55 PM EDT2014-07-28 23:55:08 GMT
      A man who was a known flight risk escaped from a central Arizona jail by hoisting himself atop a basketball hoop, grabbing on to an overhead security fence and pulling it apart.
      A physically fit inmate who was a known flight risk escaped from a central Arizona jail by hoisting himself atop a basketball hoop, grabbing on to an overhead security fence and breaking it apart, according to an...
    • FBI defends search for Oklahoma City bombing video

      FBI defends search for Oklahoma City bombing video

      Monday, July 28 2014 7:48 PM EDT2014-07-28 23:48:31 GMT
      A Salt Lake City attorney is arguing in a lawsuit that the FBI has video of the Oklahoma City bombing that shows a second person was involved.
      The FBI thoroughly searched its archives and found no evidence that more videos of the Oklahoma City bombing exist, agency employees told a judge Monday in a trial that has rekindled questions about whether any others were...
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