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    Road closures, Oscar Meyer recall and Boston Marathon returns top your Monday morning headlines Video included

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     A quick look at stories making headlines this Monday morning. More>>

    Northern Beltline groundbreaking ceremony today in Jefferson County

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    The Northern Beltline construction is expected to take about 25 years to complete. More>>

    Woman’s body found burning in Fairfield

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    An investigation is underway in Fairfield after a woman’s body was found burning Saturday. Chief Leon Davis with the Fairfield Police says around 11:30 a.m. Saturday, police and fire crews responded to a fire behind a vacant home on 40th Street. At the scene, crews found that the body of an unidentified white female had been set on fire. Chief Davis says the body was burned so badly that authorities weren’t able to i... More>>

    Westbound lanes of I-22 at Exit 65 closing in Walker County

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    If the weather cooperates, starting tomorrow, the Alabama Department of Transportation will close all westbound lanes of I-22 at Exit 65, known as Industrial Boulevard Interchange, in Walker County for paving work.   More>>

    65 NB closure on ramp at Daniel Payne Drive in Jefferson County

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    Starting tomorrow, Monday, April 21, the I-65 northbound on ramp at Daniel Payne Drive will be closed to remove the old ramp, shift traffic and install a new ramp. More>>

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    • Blue hammers White at Auburn's A-Day

      Blue hammers White at Auburn's A-Day

      Sunday, April 20 2014 1:55 PM EDT2014-04-20 17:55:34 GMT
      Auburn held their annual A-Day game in Jordan-Hare Stadium on Saturday....
      Auburn held their annual A-Day game in Jordan-Hare Stadium on Saturday....
    • Auburn wins in Montgomery over Bama

      Auburn wins in Montgomery over Bama

      Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:46 PM EDT2014-04-17 03:46:33 GMT
      Alabama softball suffered its third-straight loss Wednesday night, falling to Auburn in a single non-conference game at Lagoon Park in Montgomery.
      Alabama softball suffered its third-straight loss Wednesday night, falling to Auburn in a single non-conference game at Lagoon Park in Montgomery.
    • Auburn wants versatility on defense

      Auburn wants versatility on defense

      Tuesday, April 15 2014 8:41 PM EDT2014-04-16 00:41:39 GMT
      Defensive coordinator Ellis Johnson says the versatility of your defenders is becoming more and more important.
      Defensive coordinator Ellis Johnson says the versatility of your defenders is becoming more and more important.
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    • After bombs, Boston Marathon under tight security

      After bombs, Boston Marathon under tight security

      Monday, April 21 2014 7:34 AM EDT2014-04-21 11:34:14 GMT
      For years, state and local officials have conducted a "tabletop exercise" before the Boston Marathon, a meeting that allows them to study a map of the 26.2-mile course from Hopkinton to Boston's Copley Square...
      One year after a pair of homemade pressure-cooker bombs killed three people and wounded more than 260 others, turning a day of athletic triumph into one of tragedy, the Boston Marathon returns to the streets on Monday. For...
    • Car hits packed Florida church, injuring 21

      Car hits packed Florida church, injuring 21

      Monday, April 21 2014 6:13 AM EDT2014-04-21 10:13:15 GMT
      Authorities say a driver trying to park before an Easter concert at a packed Florida church inadvertently drove into the building and through a concrete outer wall and several pews, injuring about 20 people.
      A car slammed into a packed Florida church just as its annual Easter concert was about to begin, injuring 21 people as it barreled through the brick outer wall and several rows of pews, Fort Myers police said.
    • Dozens denied Navy base access due to past crimes

      Dozens denied Navy base access due to past crimes

      Monday, April 21 2014 4:23 AM EDT2014-04-21 08:23:21 GMT
      Dozens of transportation workers have been denied access to Navy bases on the East Coast because of their criminal histories since more stringent rules were put in place following a fatal shooting aboard a...
      Dozens of transportation workers have been denied access to Navy bases on the East Coast because of their criminal histories since more stringent rules were put in place following a fatal shooting aboard a destroyer in...
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    • Suicide bombings, attacks in Iraq kill 19 people

      Suicide bombings, attacks in Iraq kill 19 people

      Monday, April 21 2014 7:53 AM EDT2014-04-21 11:53:20 GMT
      Iraqi officials say a suicide attack targeting a police checkpoint outside the capital, Baghdad, has killed at least nine people.
      Suicide bombings and other attacks across Iraq killed at least 19 people and wounded 36 on Monday, officials said, the latest in an uptick in violence as the country counts down to crucial parliament elections later this...
    • Japan PM sends offering to war shrine

      Japan PM sends offering to war shrine

      Monday, April 21 2014 7:23 AM EDT2014-04-21 11:23:49 GMT
      Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a religious offering Monday to a Tokyo shrine that honors the dead, including executed war criminals - long a source of tension with Japan's neighbors China and South Korea.
      Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a religious offering Monday to a Tokyo shrine that honors the dead, including executed war criminals - long a source of tension with Japan's neighbors China and South Korea.
    • Syria to hold presidential election on June 3

      Syria to hold presidential election on June 3

      Monday, April 21 2014 7:23 AM EDT2014-04-21 11:23:44 GMT
      Syria's state-run media say a pair of mortar shells hit near the parliament building in central Damascus, killing five people.
      Syria will hold presidential elections on June 3, the country's parliament speaker said Monday, a vote President Bashar Assad is likely to contest as his nation sinks deeper into a bloody civil war, now in its fourth...
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    • Miss America: Don't suspend teen over prom invite

      Miss America: Don't suspend teen over prom invite

      Sunday, April 20 2014 2:32 PM EDT2014-04-20 18:32:53 GMT
      Miss America is asking a Pennsylvania school district to reconsider the punishment of a high school senior who asked her to prom during the question-and-answer portion of an assembly.
      Miss America is asking a Pennsylvania school district to reconsider the punishment of a senior who asked her to prom during the question-and-answer portion of an assembly.
    • Woman reunited with dog, TV snatched on 1st date

      Woman reunited with dog, TV snatched on 1st date

      Sunday, April 20 2014 12:13 PM EDT2014-04-20 16:13:09 GMT
      A New Jersey woman has been reunited with her Yorkshire Terrier and flat-screen TV that were snatched during her first date with a man she met online.
      A woman has been reunited with her Yorkshire Terrier and flat-screen TV that were snatched during her first date with a man she met online.
    • Tacoma zoo's trained owl spooked, flies off

      Tacoma zoo's trained owl spooked, flies off

      Sunday, April 20 2014 10:13 AM EDT2014-04-20 14:13:01 GMT
      A Tacoma zoo says a Eurasian eagle owl named Forrest that is trained to fly during performances of its outdoor theater got spooked and flew off into a nearby park.
      A Tacoma zoo says a Eurasian eagle owl named Forrest that is trained to fly during performances of its outdoor theater got spooked and flew off into a nearby park.
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    • 23-year-old sentenced to 18 months in prison for peeing on Alamo

      23-year-old sentenced to 18 months in prison for peeing on Alamo

      Tuesday, April 15 2014 4:44 PM EDT2014-04-15 20:44:11 GMT
      Daniel Athens, 23, will serve 18 months in state prison for peeing on The Alamo. Daniel Athens, 23, will serve 18 months in state prison for peeing on The Alamo.
      32 years after rocker Ozzy Osbourne got into trouble for urinating near the Alamo, a much less famous man is heading to state prison for peeing on one of Texas’ most well-known historical sites.23-year-old Daniel Athens will serve 18 months after pleading guilty to criminal mischief charges. A police report says a security guard at the shrine spotted Athens standing in a “chained off area not open to the public.” When the Ranger approached, he says he saw Athens putting his private parts back...
      32 years after rocker Ozzy Osbourne got into trouble for urinating near the Alamo, a much less famous man is heading to state prison for peeing on one of Texas’ most well-known historical sites.23-year-old Daniel Athens will serve 18 months after pleading guilty to criminal mischief charges. A police report says a security guard at the shrine spotted Athens standing in a “chained off area not open to the public.” When the Ranger approached, he says he saw Athens putting his private parts back...
    • Child, 3, gets stuck inside claw crane machine

      Child, 3, gets stuck inside claw crane machine

      A mother in Lincoln, Nebraska has quite a story to tell involving her 3-year-old boy. She couldn't find him inside their apartment and frantically called police. 
      A mother in Lincoln, Nebraska has quite a story to tell involving her 3-year-old boy. She couldn't find him inside their apartment and frantically called police. 
    • BURGER BYTES: Saban and Malzahn Rap "Jump Around"

      BURGER BYTES: Saban and Malzahn Rap "Jump Around"

      Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:18 AM EDT2014-04-15 15:18:01 GMT
      Nick Saban says, "jump around".Nick Saban says, "jump around".
      Believe it or not, Kyle Burger helped out Alabama head coach Nick Saban and Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn get in touch with their hip-hop side...
      Believe it or not, Kyle Burger helped out Alabama head coach Nick Saban and Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn get in touch with their hip-hop side...
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