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    Appearances Are Everything (Online)

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    Social media has become a normal and every day part of our lives, but sometimes, even posts that seem harmless can come back to bite you. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, even Google, anything you've ever posted online is most likely there to stay and for potential future employers, internet searches have become a norm during the hiring process."We look at their background, what are their credentials, who knows them," says Tweaks by Geeks CEO Tammy Poston. "It's really key to follow up and get tha... More>>

    Complaint filed with Inspector General against Deal's Press Secretary Video included

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    Clint Murphy, a member of Common Cause Georgia, a non-profit, non-partisan citizens' lobby organization, has filed a request with the Office of Inspector General asking them to look into the activities of Sasha Dlugolenski, a press aide who works for Governor Nathan Deal’s government office.In the complaint, Murphy claims that Dlugolenski violated a state ban on political activity during work time by sending several tweets endorsing Governor Deal. Murphy has called for state investigators to... More>>

    VIDEO: 'Don't Pee in Our Yard!' Video included

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    (WJAC) Crystal King is fed up. People are pulling over on the Pennsylvania Turnpike next to her yard and using the grass as a bathroom. She says it's happening in plain view of not only her kids but everyone else. "I just want it to my kids being outside their yard and not seeing stuff like that," she says. She's caught many people in the act, even taking pictures of them to send to police, but they said there's not much they can do about it. Read more: http://bit.ly/1tJSqXN More>>

    UPDATE: Teen Charged in Shooting of Another Teen

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    Savannah-Chatham Metro Police say Ronde Robert White, 17, has been charged with aggravated assault in the shooting of Dion Folston, Jr. More>>

    PHOTOS: Savannah Woman Celebrates her 105th Birthday

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    On Friday, Mrs. Isabel Hansen Coons, celebrated her 105th birthday with a big bash at Summer Breeze Senior Living on Wilmington Island.Mrs. Coons was born in 1909 and has been a resident of Savannah since 1986. Staff at Summer Breeze Senior Living say she is spirited, competitive and full off insightful advice. They add that Mrs. Coons attributes her longevity to 'moderation.'Happy Birthday Mrs. Coons! More>>

    A Look at Savannah Children's Choir Summer Camp Video included

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    On Friday, WSAV was able to attend the final rehearsal for this year's Savannah Children's Choir Camp. This year more than 120 children are participating in the camp. The children have learned the entire concert in two weeks. The official end of camp summer concert is set for tonight at the Lucas Theatre. More>>

    Savannah Mayor Set to Hold Meetings for Prime Contractors

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    The city of Savannah has announced an informational meeting for local prime contractors. The city says the meeting will allow contractors to ask questions about doing business with the city, change to the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise program, as well as expectations regarding performance. The meeting is set for Tuesday, July 29th at 6pm in the Bryan Room of the Savannah Civic Center. The city adds that the meeting with prime contractors follows two previous meetings on the sam... More>>

    Dogs Kill Man Out for an Evening Jog Video included

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    (WDIV) A 46-year-old man has died after being attacked by dogs while he was on a run Wednesday evening in Metamora, Michigan.Police said Craig Sytsma, of Livonia, was running when two 3-year-old cane corsos attacked him.Sytsma died from his injuries at a hospital.Police said the dogs, which are being held by animal control, have been involved in previous bite cases.Read more: http://bit.ly/1l16ze7 More>>

    Local Contractor Sued Over School Construction

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    Four minority subcontractors have sued Rives Worrell, a Savannah general contractor, who they say exploited their protected status to win the Hesse K-8 construction project.
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    Gas Leak Forces Road Closure and Evacuation of Some in Rincon.

    A gas leak has forced a road closure and the evacuation of some residents in one Effingham County community. Emergency Management officials sayFort Howard Road in the vicinity of Willopeg is closed due to the leak. People who live near the leak have been toldto leave their homes, News 3 has a crew at the scene and will have more on the leak on First News At5:00. More>>

    Robots Teach Girls to Close Gender Gap Video included

    For the last seven weeks, a dozen 7th and 8th grade girls have come together to learn about robotics. The Savannah chapter of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is closing the gender gap in the field of sciences and technologies. More>>

    New Candler Co. School Includes A Healthcare Clinic

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    Some students in Candler County will ring in the school year with a brand new $32 million school. The new PreK-8 Education Complex in Metter comes equipped with state of the art technology which will also be used in the school clinic. As students checked out their new digs Thursday, some parents gravitated towards the clinic. School Nurse Melissa Crooms showed off Telehealth technology a healthcare feature parents can sign their students up for if they get sick at school. Once Crooms snaps a ... More>>

    Beaufort Remembers 'Forrest Gump' Filming Locally

    Beaufort Remembers 'Forrest Gump' Filming Locally

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    When the silver screen came to Beaufort two decades ago, it forever changed the way Marie Lawson views her back dock at Coosaw Point. Not only does she have the photo album to prove it, her back yard is featured in the award-winning film. She is reminded of the four months crews spent in her neighborhood each time she watches the movie. Lawson saw the making of the blockbuster as one more reason for pride in her hometown of Beaufort. More>>

    Metro Police Investigate Cuyler-Brownsville Shooting; 12th Since July 17th

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    Savannah-Chatham Metro Police are investigating an early morning shooting in Savannah's Cuyler-Brownsville neighborhood. More>>

    South Carolina Police Could Start Ticketing Uber Drivers

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    Police in South Carolina might start writing tickets for drivers for the smartphone app Uber, saying its drivers don’t follow city codes for paid drivers. "When officers detect or find those drivers that aren't in compliance with city codes, they would be charged with whatever violations the officer finds, mainly the vehicle not being inspected and also the chauffeur's permit, not having a chauffeur's permit issued by the police department," says Sgt. Derek Miller with the Columbia Police Dep... More>>

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    • Carjacked SUV hits crowd, killing 3 young siblings

      Carjacked SUV hits crowd, killing 3 young siblings

      Friday, July 25 2014 6:55 PM EDT2014-07-25 22:55:53 GMT
      Two men forced a woman into the backseat of her vehicle at gunpoint, drove off but later lost control and plowed into a group of people on a corner near a fruit stand in Philadelphia on Friday, police said. Two...
      Two men carjacked a woman at gunpoint but soon sped out of control, killing three children Friday as they plowed into a group selling fruit to raise money for their church, Philadelphia police said.
    • Same-sex marriage ban struck down for Miami area

      Same-sex marriage ban struck down for Miami area

      Friday, July 25 2014 6:53 PM EDT2014-07-25 22:53:19 GMT
      A Florida judge has overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage in a ruling that applies to Miami-Dade County, agreeing with a judge in another county who made a similar ruling last week.
      A Florida judge on Friday overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage in a ruling that applies to Miami-Dade County, agreeing with a judge in another county who made a similar ruling last week.
    • Prosecutors consider charges after burglar killed

      Prosecutors consider charges after burglar killed

      Friday, July 25 2014 6:44 PM EDT2014-07-25 22:44:53 GMT
      An 80-year-old man who came home to find two burglars said he shot and killed one of them despite her pleas that she was pregnant, but it's the woman's alleged accomplice who has been arrested on suspicion...
      Prosecutors deciding whether to charge a California man who says he fatally shot a violent burglar in the back in an alley as she fled his home face a difficult decision because the case falls in a gray area involving...
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    • Dogs Kill Man Out for an Evening Jog

      Dogs Kill Man Out for an Evening Jog

      Friday, July 25 2014 12:36 PM EDT2014-07-25 16:36:28 GMT
      (WDIV) A 46-year-old man has died after being attacked by dogs while he was on a run Wednesday evening in Metamora, Michigan.Police said Craig Sytsma, of Livonia, was running when two 3-year-old cane corsos attacked him.Sytsma died from his injuries at a hospital.Police said the dogs, which are being held by animal control, have been involved in previous bite cases.Read more: http://bit.ly/1l16ze7
      (WDIV) A 46-year-old man has died after being attacked by dogs while he was on a run Wednesday evening in Metamora, Michigan.Police said Craig Sytsma, of Livonia, was running when two 3-year-old cane corsos attacked him.Sytsma died from his injuries at a hospital.Police said the dogs, which are being held by animal control, have been involved in previous bite cases.Read more: http://bit.ly/1l16ze7
    • Sheriff's Office showcases "Faces of Meth" program as a lesson to all

      Sheriff's Office showcases "Faces of Meth" program as a lesson to all

      Monday, July 21 2014 11:33 AM EDT2014-07-21 15:33:26 GMT
      Faces of Meth™ is a project of the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office in Oregon. This project began when a deputy in the Corrections Division Classification Unit, Deputy Bret King, put together mug shots of persons booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center. Deputy King worked with his co-workers in the Classification Unit to identify people who had been in custody more than once. He then worked to verify criminal records and files to determine and assure a history of methamphetamine re...
      Faces of Meth™ is a project of the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office in Oregon. This project began when a deputy in the Corrections Division Classification Unit, Deputy Bret King, put together mug shots of persons booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center. Deputy King worked with his co-workers in the Classification Unit to identify people who had been in custody more than once. He then worked to verify criminal records and files to determine and assure a history of methamphetamine re...
    • 'Creepy' dolls had innocent explanation

      'Creepy' dolls had innocent explanation

      Friday, July 25 2014 7:48 AM EDT2014-07-25 11:48:49 GMT
      This image, date not known, provided by the Orange County Sheriff's Department shows one of several dolls that have been found left on doorsteps in the last week in San Clemente, Calif.This image, date not known, provided by the Orange County Sheriff's Department shows one of several dolls that have been found left on doorsteps in the last week in San Clemente, Calif.
      Authorities say the person who left on doorsteps porcelain dolls that resembled real children didn't mean any harm.
      Authorities say the person who left on doorsteps porcelain dolls that resembled real children didn't mean any harm.
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    • Local Flooding and Weather Damage

      Local Flooding and Weather Damage

      Friday, July 11 2014 2:44 PM EDT2014-07-11 18:44:14 GMT
      These are pictures and videos of local flooding and weather damage from around the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry.
      These are pictures and videos of local flooding and weather damage from around the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry.
    • Missing and Found Pets

      Missing and Found Pets

      Friday, July 11 2014 1:49 PM EDT2014-07-11 17:49:53 GMT
      This is a gallery of missing and found pets in the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry. To add a pet to the list please email pics@wsav.com, tweet us @WSAV or send us a Facebook message!
      This is a gallery of missing and found pets in the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry. To add a pet to the list please email pics@wsav.com, tweet us @WSAV or send us a Facebook message!
    • Beached Whale On Hilton Head Island

      Beached Whale On Hilton Head Island

      Thursday, July 10 2014 3:26 PM EDT2014-07-10 19:26:33 GMT
      WSAV has confirmed that a beached whale was found on Thursday morning on the beach in the Port Royal Plantation on Hilton Head Island.
      WSAV has confirmed that a beached whale was found on Thursday morning on the beach in the Port Royal Plantation on Hilton Head Island.
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