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Seven commissioners nixed a proposed tax increase Monday that would cost a typical homeowner $70 a year, leaving the countywide millage rate unset with just a few days to meet state deadlines.

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Augusta Commission holds off on tax increase
Commission rejects tax jump
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The Richmond County Board of Education passed a tentative millage rate for the 2015 fiscal year Monday, a move that could save Richmond County property owners a few cents but would keep tax rates mostly the same.

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Richmond County Board of Education proposes slight drop in millage rate
Education millage rate decrease proposed
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A South Carolina man told police three men attempted to sexually assault him and then shot at him while he was bicycling in McCormick County late Saturday.

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South Carolina man attacked by three men in McCormick County
Cyclist attacked by 3 men in woods
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A proposal to boost the salaries of Augusta firefighters will have its day in front of the full commission next week after the public safety committee voted Monday to pass the item on consent.

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Firefighter pay proposal to go before Augusta Commission
Firefighter raises pass first hurdle
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LOS ANGELES - Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.

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Judge OKs record sale of Clippers
Judge OKs record sale of Clippers
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ATHENS, Ga. -- With the University of Georgia's home opener about a month away, UGA Parking Services is preparing for football traffic by selling season-long parking permits.

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UGA to sell season-long parking permits for football games
UGA to sell parking permits for football games
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GAINESVILLE, Ga. - Four children were hospitalized after a car came out of gear, rolled backward and struck the kids as they played in a neighbor's yard.

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4 kids hurt when car rolls in driveway
4 kids hurt when car rolls in driveway
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