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News Minute: Here is the latest Alabama news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. CDT

BRENT, Ala. (AP) - Authorities say an Alabama prison guard is in stable condition after he was stabbed by an inmate during lunch. Alabama Department of Corrections spokesman Bob Horton said 36-year-old Wendell Tyrell Jones used a makeshift weapon to stab the guard from behind in the dining hall at Bibb County Correctional Facility.

CALERA, Ala. (AP) - Police have charged an Alabama man with leaving the scene of a deadly hit-and-run crash. Luis Aldelmo Guevara was jailed in Shelby County after turning himself in Monday.

PHENIX CITY, Ala. (AP) - Authorities say a 73-year-old Alabama man is dead after his car crashed on a highway near the Georgia state line. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency says James Jerome Allen of Phenix City was killed when his Ford Thunderbird left the roadway on U.S. 80 and overturned.

WASHINGTON (AP) - Rep. Mo Brooks of Alabama has begun airing an ad for his Senate bid that features audio from last month's shooting attack on Republican Whip Steve Scalise and other GOP congressmen. The ad rolled out Monday and touts Brooks' ongoing support for gun rights. A member of the House GOP baseball team, Brooks was on the field June 14 when a gunman opened fire on Republicans as they practiced outside Washington, critically wounding Scalise.

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