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    Cullman County Coroner: One confirmed fatality at Stony Lonesome OHV Park

    One person is confirmed dead after an incident at Stony Lonesome OHV Park on Saturday.

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  • VIDEO: Nick Saban talks about his new Mercedes Benz dealership in Irondale

    VIDEO: Nick Saban talks about his new Mercedes Benz dealership in Irondale

    Alabama football coach Nick Saban recently opened a new car dealership, Mercedes Benz of Birmingham, located in Irondale.

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  • US asks judge to approve seizure of Pharma Bro's assets
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    US asks judge to approve seizure of Pharma Bro's assets

    NEW YORK (AP) - "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli appeared in court Friday for the first time since a judge locked him up for his online antics, and the brash former pharmaceutical CEO had a new look since his bail was revoked in September: a scruffy beard that made his appearance less boyish. He also was wearing a loose-fitting jail uniform instead of street clothes as he listened to the government argue that he's on the hook for more than $7 million for his securities fraud conviction.

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  • Ex-Arkansas judge sentenced to 5 years in sexual favors case
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    Ex-Arkansas judge sentenced to 5 years in sexual favors case

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A federal judge sentenced a former Arkansas judge Wednesday to five years in prison - a stiffer punishment than prosecutors recommended - after he admitted giving young male defendants lighter sentences in return for personal benefits that included sexual favors.

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  • Missing Senior Alert: Montgomery Police searching for Alma Jean Burton, 61

    Missing Senior Alert: Montgomery Police searching for Alma Jean Burton, 61

    The Montgomery Police are asking the public's assistance in locating Alma Jean Burton, 61.

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  • Protesters want Nevada to enforce gun background check law
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    Protesters want Nevada to enforce gun background check law

    LAS VEGAS (AP) - A Nevada judge is due to hear arguments Friday in a lawsuit seeking enforcement of a voter-approved gun background-check law that has not been enforced since it passed in November 2016. The measure sought to close a legal loophole that proponents said let people skip background screening when buying guns from another person or online. About two dozen protesters gathered outside the courthouse ahead of the hearing.

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  • Trump again criticizes ailing McCain over health care vote
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    Trump again criticizes ailing McCain over health care vote

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump renewed his criticism of John McCain for the senator's dramatic thumbs-down deciding vote last year against the GOP health care repeal. Without using McCain's name, Trump spoke of his move in December that effectively defeated the overhaul in a close vote.

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  • CDC seeking $400 million to replace lab for deadliest germs
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    CDC seeking $400 million to replace lab for deadliest germs

    NEW YORK (AP) - Thirteen years after building a state-of-the-art lab for the world's most dangerous germs, the nation's top public health agency is asking for more than $400 million to build a new one. Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say the current lab building in Atlanta is quickly wearing down, and cannot be upgraded without shutting down the facility for years. The lab investigates deadly and exotic germs like Ebola, smallpox and dangerous new forms of flu.

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  • Tuscaloosa County car wreck claims one life and leaves one injured
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    Tuscaloosa County car wreck claims one life and leaves one injured

    A three-vehicle crash in Tuscaloosa county claimed one life and left another injured.

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  • Gothamist news sites brought back to life by public radio
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    Gothamist news sites brought back to life by public radio

    NEW YORK (AP) - Gothamist, a pithy news website covering New York City shut down last year after reporters unionized, and satellites in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C., are getting a new life thanks to public radio. Public radio stations WNYC in New York, KPCC in Los Angeles, and WAMU in Washington announced the purchase Friday. They said that the acquisition was funded largely through two anonymous donors and stations partners.

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