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Good Tuesday morning.  Trent Butler here to let you know what we're covering for WAFF 48 News Today. 
   Family and friends will be remembering a hero today during a vigil after he tried to save another man from drowning. 
   We'll tell you how family and friends are paying tribute to Calindo Fletcher, Junior. 
   Many people are talking about the new revelations that comedian Bill Cosby admitted under oath to giving women sedatives so he could have sex with them.  We'll have the latest on court documents that have just been released. 
   If you're an early riser like us, you don't want to hear this!  Starbucks is raising prices again.  We'll let you know how much you'll have to fork over to get that morning jolt of caffeine. 
   Grab a cup and hang out with us this morning.  I'll see you on TV! 
   

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  • Mo Brooks pitches Space Force headquarters at Redstone Arsenal

    Mo Brooks pitches Space Force headquarters at Redstone Arsenal

    Friday, June 22 2018 12:35 PM EDT2018-06-22 16:35:07 GMT
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    Congressman Mo Brooks urged government officials to bring Space Force to Redstone Arsenal. This morning, Brooks spoke in a joint hearing before the Space Subcommittee of the Science, Space, and Technology Committee. "In that vein, I hope you will help make Redstone Arsenal a finalist in the space command headquarters debate. Redstone Arsenal has a lot to offer," said Brooks. "We have related to space command— either related a lot or related a little— the ...More >>
    Congressman Mo Brooks urged government officials to bring Space Force to Redstone Arsenal. This morning, Brooks spoke in a joint hearing before the Space Subcommittee of the Science, Space, and Technology Committee. "In that vein, I hope you will help make Redstone Arsenal a finalist in the space command headquarters debate. Redstone Arsenal has a lot to offer," said Brooks. "We have related to space command— either related a lot or related a little— the ...More >>
  • Amazon expands in Alabama

    Amazon expands in Alabama

    Friday, June 22 2018 12:13 PM EDT2018-06-22 16:13:48 GMT
    (Source: Amazon)(Source: Amazon)

    Amazon’s announced to build a $325 million, 855,000-square-foot, four-story, advanced robotic fulfillment center in Bessemer, Alabama.  The fulfillment center is expected to bring at least 1,500 jobs to the area, according to Senator Richard Shelby. Amazon’s employees at the center are expected to receive full benefits and an average wage of $14.65 an hour. The company plans to build the new project on 133 acres of U.S. Steel-owned property adjacent to Pow...

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    Amazon’s announced to build a $325 million, 855,000-square-foot, four-story, advanced robotic fulfillment center in Bessemer, Alabama.  The fulfillment center is expected to bring at least 1,500 jobs to the area, according to Senator Richard Shelby. Amazon’s employees at the center are expected to receive full benefits and an average wage of $14.65 an hour. The company plans to build the new project on 133 acres of U.S. Steel-owned property adjacent to Pow...

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  • Athens Man Indicted for $22 million fraud using church school

    Athens Man Indicted for $22 million fraud using church school

    Friday, June 22 2018 8:26 AM EDT2018-06-22 12:26:16 GMT
    An Athens man accused of selling $22 million in surplus government computers intended to be given to schools and nonprofit organizations has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Illinois, according to our news partner The News Courier. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Central District of Illinois reported Wednesday the seven-count indictment accuses 50-year-old Steven Mays of defrauding the federal “Computers for Learning” program through his Athens business, ...More >>
    An Athens man accused of selling $22 million in surplus government computers intended to be given to schools and nonprofit organizations has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Illinois, according to our news partner The News Courier. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Central District of Illinois reported Wednesday the seven-count indictment accuses 50-year-old Steven Mays of defrauding the federal “Computers for Learning” program through his Athens business, ...More >>
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