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    Top 5: Cheaha drowning, Birmingham shooting and AP test scores top your Thursday morning headlines

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    No foul play is suspected in the drowning of a 19 year-old at Lake Cheaha. Meanwhile, the search is underway for a shooting suspect in Birmingham. Also, Alabama students are making great strides in Advanced Placement testing. Check out these stories and others in your Thursday morning headlines.
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    13 INVESTIGATES: The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    Dr. Peter King is a brain disorders researcher at UAB. He hopes his research will lead to a better way to diagnose ALS and learn what causes it. Dr. Peter King is a brain disorders researcher at UAB. He hopes his research will lead to a better way to diagnose ALS and learn what causes it.
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    More than 94 million and climbing... that's how much the ALS Association has collected from its viral ice bucket challenge. That number changes daily. The ice bucket challenge is not for everyone and some disagree *where* you should donate your money.


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    UPDATE: Adger wildfire jumped containment lines, now under control again

    A wildfire has burned more than 75 acres near Adger since 1:30 a.m. A wildfire has burned more than 75 acres near Adger since 1:30 a.m.
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    A wildfire continues to burn out of control in western Jefferson County today. More>>

    Jefferson County judge: state violated rights when state took over Birmingham schools Video included

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    A Jefferson County judge ruled the state superintendent violated due process rights when the state took over Birmingham City Schools. More>>

    Northport Fire and Rescue department gets drone

    A look at the Northport Fire and Rescue's new drone A look at the Northport Fire and Rescue's new drone
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    Northport Fire Rescue has added an UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) or “drone” to their Special Operations Unit. More>>

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    • May Mugshots

      May Mugshots

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      May arrests in Upstate South Carolina and western North Carolina.
      May arrests in Upstate South Carolina and western North Carolina.
    • August Mugshots

      August Mugshots

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      August arrests in Upstate South Carolina and western North Carolina.
      August arrests in Upstate South Carolina and western North Carolina.
    • Hit and run victim's brother says suspect's arrest provides family closure

      Hit and run victim's brother says suspect's arrest provides family closure

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 5:12 PM EDT2014-08-27 21:12:29 GMT
      Angela McCall was killed in a hit-and-run on Parkway East earlier this month.Angela McCall was killed in a hit-and-run on Parkway East earlier this month.
      Angela McCall was killed. The suspect, 25-year-old Sylvester Taylor, is charged with manslaughter involving a motor vehicle and leaving the scene of an accident with injuries.
      Angela McCall was killed. The suspect, 25-year-old Sylvester Taylor, is charged with manslaughter involving a motor vehicle and leaving the scene of an accident with injuries.
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