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News Minute: Here is the latest Alabama news from The Associated Press

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MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - A Fairhope doctor has pleaded guilty to trading prescription drugs for sex with patients. Sixty-year-old Joseph Ndolo pleaded guilty to three federal drug charges. He is expected to be sentenced Aug. 22.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Indiana Gov. Mike Pence will be in Alabama in June.

He is scheduled to speak at the Alabama Republican Party's Summer Dinner on June 20 in Birmingham.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A federal health official is scheduled to speak about the state's rising infant mortality rate at Alabama State University. Yvonne Maddox of the National Institutes of Health is scheduled to speak at 11:15 this morning at the ASU John Garrick Hardy Student Center. Maddox is acting director of the NIH's National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities.

COLLINSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - An Alabama county is using gas produced by its landfill to produce electricity. Dekalb County is converting methane gas collected in wells at the landfill as trash decomposes into electricity that can power almost 3,000 homes.

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