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Citizenship revoked from Georgia resident after federal conviction

ATLANTA, Ga. (AP) – A Georgia resident accused of conspiring to illegally import and distribute male enhancement pills and lying on his U.S. citizenship application has been sentenced to federal prison and stripped of his citizenship. Federal prosecutors say 29-year-old Ismail Ali Khan was sentenced this week to serve five years and seven months in prison. […]
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GDOL to co-sponsor a job fair in Rock Spring

ATLANTA, Ga. (WDEF) – Job seekers in the LaFayette area will have the opportunity to meet with about 30 employers with positions to fill during the job fair held in Rock Spring in May. The job fair is being co-sponsored by the Georgia Department of Labor’s (GDOL) LaFayette Career Center, along with the Chattooga, Dade […]
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Former worker at Alabama prison charged with bribery

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – A former worker at a federal prison in Alabama has agreed to plead guilty to a bribery charge involving inmates. Federal prosecutors in Birmingham said Monday they’ve filed a plea agreement with 54-year-old Eric Pendleton, a Montgomery man who used to work at the federal prison for women in Aliceville. Prosecutors […]
Man held after 2 Alabama children found in trash container
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Man held after 2 Alabama children found in trash container

DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) - Police in Alabama say a man is charged with abuse after allegedly locking two young children inside a trash bin container where authorities found them covered in ants.
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Officials: 2 men killed after a fight over a cellphone

MIDFIELD, Ala. (AP) - Authorities say two men were fatally shot outside a home following a fight over a cellphone in Midfield.
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Crime victims: Alabama is wrong to post personal info online

(AP) -- Crime victims are calling for personal information such as addresses and telephone numbers to be removed from Alabama's court records website.
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Study: Travelers spent $13 billion in Alabama in 2016

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A report says travelers spent more than $13 billion in Alabama last year.
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Ala. congressman fields tough questions during town-hall marathon

(CBS News) -- Congress goes back to work Monday after a two-week recess. Some Republicans who returned to their districts avoided tough questions from constituents, but not Congressman Bradley Byrne.
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$25 million solar project now producing electricity

FORT RUCKER, Ala. (AP) - A $25 million solar project in Fort Rucker is now producing electricity.
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Birmingham police find pair of bombs during traffic stop

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – Investigators say they suspect bombs found during a traffic stop in Birmingham could contain explosive powder. Alabama media report two bombs were discovered by Birmingham police early Thursday morning after officers pulled a truck over for not having its headlights on. Police say the truck’s driver and a passenger were arrested […]