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July 19, 2014 7:35 PM

Village at River’s Edge: Unfinished site built with $12 million in tax dollars; first plagued by violent crime, then white-collar crime

A recent public corruption trial demonstrated the depth of misconduct by some of its developers and shed new light on Mayor Steve Benjamin’s involvement in the 28-acre site, tucked into rolling hills in north Columbia overlooking the Broad River.

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