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Bird flu confirmed in 3 Southern states; poultry not at risk

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – Bird flu has now been confirmed in three Southern states, but officials say the nation’s poultry supply isn’t at risk. The Kentucky Department of Agriculture said Tuesday that it’s temporarily banning the transportation of poultry after a form of the disease was found in a commercial flock of 22,000 hens in […]
3 days ago
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Amid concerns about secrecy, vote set for Auburn president

no candidates have been announced in the search to replace Auburn President Jay Gogue.
4 days ago
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Lawmakers to vote on death penalty bill

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama lawmakers will vote next month on whether to prohibit a judge from imposing a death sentence when a jury has recommended life imprisonment.
6 days ago
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4 J.C. Penney stores closing in Alabama

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) – Four Alabama cities will be looking to fill a hole in their retail economy following a decision by J.C. Penney Co. The store chain is closing stores in Auburn, Bessemer, Gadsden and Jasper as it shuts down 138 locations nationwide. An executive with the company that owns the Auburn Mall, Jim […]
1 week ago
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Alabama House to debate protections for religious adoption agencies

The legislation would prohibit the state from refusing to license or sign contracts with faith-based adoption groups that refuse to make placements because of their sincerely held religious beliefs.
1 week ago
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School placed on lockdown after man tries to pose as student

HEFLIN, Ala. (AP) – An Opelika man has been arrested after authorities say he walked into a high school and tried to pose as a new student. Media reports 23-year-old Samuel Blackwell faces burglary and interfering with government operations charges. Heflin Police Chief A.J. Benefield says Blackwell entered Cleburne County High School on Tuesday with […]
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1 week ago
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Deputies charge 2 Collinsville High students with drugs and gun on campus

Officers say when they got inside, they found marijuana and an unloaded BB pistol which looked like a real gun.
1 week ago
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Alabama ag officials probe 3 possible cases of bird flu

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries is investigating three possible cases of avian influenza in north Alabama.
2 weeks ago
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Reward offered in killing of bald eagle

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Federal wildlife officials are offering a reward for information about the shooting death of a bald eagle in Cherokee County.
2 weeks ago
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Hearing set for Alabama inmate sentenced as juvenile

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - A resentencing hearing is set for an Alabama inmate whose case changed how juveniles can be sentenced.