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    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>>

    Complaint filed with Inspector General against Deal's Press Secretary

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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>>

    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

    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>>

    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>>

    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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    • At 101, weather observer gets a place in the sun

      At 101, weather observer gets a place in the sun

      Friday, July 25 2014 2:07 PM EDT2014-07-25 18:07:29 GMT
      It takes only a couple of minutes, twice a day, but 101-year-old Richard Hendrickson is fiercely proud that he has done the same thing for his country and community nearly every day since Herbert Hoover was in the...
      It takes only a couple of minutes, twice a day, but 101-year-old Richard Hendrickson is fiercely proud that he has done the same thing for his country and community nearly every day since Herbert Hoover was in the White...
    • Va. Gov.: Blessing more didn't die in tornado

      Va. Gov.: Blessing more didn't die in tornado

      Friday, July 25 2014 2:07 PM EDT2014-07-25 18:07:28 GMT
      Flattened trees, flipped-over RVs, scattered tents, and awnings ripped from trailers - a scene of devastation awaited the visit of Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe the day after a tornado ripped through a campground...
      Speaking a few dozen yards away from where two people were killed in a tornado that swept through a campground on the Eastern Shore of Virginia, Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Friday it's a blessing more people didn't...
    • World breaks monthly heat record 2 times in a row

      World breaks monthly heat record 2 times in a row

      Friday, July 25 2014 2:06 PM EDT2014-07-25 18:06:57 GMT
      The globe is on a hot streak, setting a heat record in June. That's after the world broke a record in May.
      The globe is on a hot streak, setting a heat record in June. That's after the world broke a record in May.
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    • Local Contractor Sued Over School Construction

      Local Contractor Sued Over School Construction

      Friday, July 25 2014 12:00 PM EDT2014-07-25 16:00:28 GMT
      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.
      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.
    • 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...
    • Mysterious "woman in black" spotted in Tennessee

      Mysterious "woman in black" spotted in Tennessee

      A mysterious figure is capturing the attention of social media. She's been nicknamed "the woman in black" and she's been spotted in different parts of east Tennessee including Madisonville, Athens, Sweetwater and now Morgan County.
      A mysterious figure is capturing the attention of social media. She's been nicknamed "the woman in black" and she's been spotted in different parts of east Tennessee including Madisonville, Athens, Sweetwater and now Morgan County.
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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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