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Google Fiber to make announcement about Huntsville service

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) – Google Fiber representatives are scheduled to make an announcement about the service in Huntsville, Alabama on Tuesday. The conference is scheduled for 9 a.m. and will be attended by Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle, Google Fiber CEO Greg McCray and Huntsville Utilities leadership. A news release says the announcement will be “one […]
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Teacher faces criminal charges alleging sex with student

MOULTON, Ala. (AP) – A north Alabama teacher has turned herself in to law enforcement after being charged with sexual misconduct involving a high school student. Lawrence County Sheriff Gene Mitchell tells local media that investigators were tipped that 27-year-old Taylor Brooks Boyles had been engaging in inappropriate sexual contact with a Lawrence County High […]
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More whooping cough confirmed in east Alabama school system

LaFAYETTE, Ala. (AP) – Health officials say they’ve confirmed additional cases of whopping cough in an east Alabama school system. The Alabama Department of Public Health says laboratory tests have now found 18-cases of pertussis at multiple schools in Chambers County along the Georgia line. That’s up from a half-dozen cases earlier this month. Health […]
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Officials: 2 killed in houseboat fire in Scottsboro

The houseboat was the couple's primary residence.
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2 men sentenced for bilking Iowa woman in IRS scam

was sentenced to four days in jail
2 days ago
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Ex-Alabama coach Stallings recovering from mild stroke

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Former University of Alabama head football coach Gene Stallings says he's recovering from a stroke.
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Alabama: A look at what passed and failed in the 2017 session

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama lawmakers ended the 2017 legislative session on Friday. Here's a look at some of the proposals that passed and failed this year.
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Alabama teen acquitted in slaying of veteran

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – A jury in Birmingham has acquitted the first of four teenagers to stand trial on murder charges in the slaying of a veteran and father of two. Jurors returned the verdict in favor of 17-year-old Charleston Wells on Friday after three days of deliberations. He was convicted of several county of […]
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Alabama lawmakers approve Confederate monument protections

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama lawmakers have voted to prohibit any alterations to Confederate monuments or markers. With a vote of 69-29, the House accepted final revisions Friday and sent the bill to Gov. Kay Ivey. Thursday's Senate vote was 25-8.
DeKalb County
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Two killed in late night wreck in Fort Payne

The vehicle ended up in a resident's yard.