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Augusta man accused of setting wife on fire denied bond

...Augusta man accused of setting his wife on fire was denied bond for a second time Friday.Ronnie Lee Jones, who has a history of violence against women dating back two decades, will remain in jail pending possible indictment and trial in Richmond County...
Drone stirs up political tension in Serbia

A drone that took off from an Orthodox Church in Belgrade and flew over a soccer stadium there with a nationalist Albanian banner ignited more than a brawl between players and fans - it inflamed years of simmering tensions.
A history of violence

Fighting the problem of domestic violence can't be confined to just this month. It shouldn't be.
Slain Aiken officer's partner mourns loss, looks ahead

...the scene and approached one of the cars ? a blue BMW driven by Joshua Tremaine Jones, a troubled young man with a history of violence and emotional problems. Investigators said he had come to the park after fleeing the Augusta apartment he shared...
New SC law adds criminal record to driving license

COLUMBIA -- South Carolina's new "scarlet letter" law seems to have little effect.
No recommendation on business license for Augusta club where woman was killed student at George P. Butler High School. Lockett told Jones he'll check in at the club.The location has a history of violence. Only four months before co-owner Chartara Newman paid $4,345 for an alcohol license, Club Night Life was...
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NEW YORK - Prince has been voted the "world's sexiest vegetarian" in PETA's annual online poll.
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Across the area

Columbia County sheriff's deputies arrested two people at the Evans Wal-Mart on Tuesday and charged them with shoplifting after store security saw them stuff a cooler they had purchased full of 117 DVDs, including 21 copies of Chicken Little, according to a police report.
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New on DVD

Here's a look at what's out this week in home video and DVD, and a calendar of what's coming:
Twins Hall of Famer dies

MINNEAPOLIS - Kirby Puckett died Monday, a day after the Hall of Fame outfielder had a stroke at his Arizona home. He was 45.