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FIRST ALERT: Health department officials urging AL residents to get measles vaccinations

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Health department officials urging AL residents to get measles vaccinations

State health department officials are urging you to get the measles vaccinations if you haven't done so. As news comes that at least five people in Alabama have been exposed to the contagious respiratory infection in recent weeks.

2 injured in wreck on Jeff Road

Two people were hurt after their car slammed into a utility pole at the dead end of Jeff Road at Toney Road. It happened just after 3:30 on Wednesday morning.

Sunny skies with highs pushing into the lower 90s

We’re starting this morning a few degrees warmer than average, in the upper 60s for the most part. It’s going to be another hot day with temperatures warming quickly. Skies will be mostly sunny into the afternoon with highs pushing into the lower 90s. 


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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
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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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    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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