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    Two deaths in Mobile may be connected to "spice", or "synthetic marijuana"

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    Two deaths in Mobile may be connected to synthetic marijuana, or “spice”. Police say they are investigating an unusually high number of cases of people being admitted to hospitals with life-threatening side effects from what appears to be “Marijuana Analog”, or “spice”. At least two of the cases resulted in deaths Spice is believed to cause heart issues and hallucinations. It comes in a variety of packaging and looks... More>>

    Tuscaloosa leaders read tornado story to students ahead of April 27, 2011 anniversary

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    As part of The City of Tuscaloosa's week long events honoring the April 27, 2011 tornado, city leaders read the book, "Molly and the Tornado" to students whose schools were damaged nearly three years ago.Wednesday morning Mayor Walt Maddox and Councilman Kip Tyner read to students at Alberta Elementary. The school was destroyed during the storm and is still being rebuilt.Meredith Armstrong will have more on this story tonight at 6. More>>

    Police: Man claiming to be a victim of a Tuscaloosa kidnapping arrested for his involvement

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    Tuscaloosa police have arrested a 22 year old man who allegedlyset up his coworker to be kidnapped and robbed.Courtney Campbell has beenplaced in the Tuscaloosa County Jail.Investigators say the 21 year-old male victim was dropping Campbell off at home. Campbell then got out of the vehicle and the victim was approached by another suspect with a gun. According to police, the suspect pretending to force Campbell back ... More>>

    Tuscaloosa police investigating death of 77 year-old man, no foul play suspected

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    The body of a 77 year-old man has been discovered after his family reported him missing Tuesday morning.  More>>

    Spirit of Alabama: George Barber Video included

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    The Barber motor sports park and the vintage motor sports museum opened 10 years ago. Meet the founder, George Barber, heis our Spirit of Alabama report. More>>

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    • No air conditioning means temporary hours for the Birmingham Public Library downtown

      No air conditioning means temporary hours for the Birmingham Public Library downtown

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:24 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:24:15 GMT
        Officials say a cold snap during the winter months ruptured the air conditioner coil.
        Officials say a cold snap during the winter months ruptured the air conditioner coil.
    • Alexander Friedman featured in upcoming BSC lecture Thursday

      Alexander Friedman featured in upcoming BSC lecture Thursday

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:21 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:21:09 GMT
      Birmingham Southern College welcomes a speaker well-known for his financial and philanthropic achievements. Alexander Friedman will present the 2014 Stump Entrepreneurship Lecture at BSC Thursday, April 24, 2014, at 6:30pm in Bruno Great Hall. Friedman will talk about his career, starting as a White House Fellow, to now the Global Chief Investment Officer of UBS Wealth Management and UBS Wealth Management Americas. ...
      Birmingham Southern College welcomes a speaker well-known for his financial and philanthropic achievements. Alexander Friedman will present the 2014 Stump Entrepreneurship Lecture at BSC Thursday, April 24, 2014, at 6:30pm in Bruno Great Hall. Friedman will talk about his career, starting as a White House Fellow, to now the Global Chief Investment Officer of UBS Wealth Management and UBS Wealth Management Americas. ...
    • Tuscaloosa leaders read tornado story to students ahead of April 27, 2011 anniversary

      Tuscaloosa leaders read tornado story to students ahead of April 27, 2011 anniversary

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:55 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:55:42 GMT
      As part of The City of Tuscaloosa's week long events honoring the April 27, 2011 tornado, city leaders read the book, "Molly and the Tornado" to students whose schools were damaged nearly three years ago.Wednesday morning Mayor Walt Maddox and Councilman Kip Tyner read to students at Alberta Elementary. The school was destroyed during the storm and is still being rebuilt.Meredith Armstrong will have more on this story tonight at 6.
      As part of The City of Tuscaloosa's week long events honoring the April 27, 2011 tornado, city leaders read the book, "Molly and the Tornado" to students whose schools were damaged nearly three years ago.Wednesday morning Mayor Walt Maddox and Councilman Kip Tyner read to students at Alberta Elementary. The school was destroyed during the storm and is still being rebuilt.Meredith Armstrong will have more on this story tonight at 6.
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    • Russian social media CEO quits, flees country

      Russian social media CEO quits, flees country

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:26 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:26:13 GMT
      The founder of Russia's leading social media network - a wunderkind often described as Russia's Mark Zuckerberg - has left his post as CEO and fled the country as cronies of President Vladimir Putin have...
      The founder of Russia's leading social media network - a wunderkind often described as Russia's Mark Zuckerberg - has left his post as CEO and fled the country as cronies of President Vladimir Putin have made...
    • UN seeks probe of alleged chlorine gas in Syria

      UN seeks probe of alleged chlorine gas in Syria

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:25 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:25:38 GMT
      The U.N. Security Council says it is gravely concerned at reports of alleged chlorine gas use in some Syrian towns, which caused deaths and injuries, and is calling for an investigation.
      The U.N. Security Council called for an investigation Wednesday into reports of alleged chlorine gas use in some Syrian towns, causing deaths and injuries.
    • UN denies S. Sudan government statement

      UN denies S. Sudan government statement

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:14 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:14:49 GMT
      The U.N. mission in South Sudan says the government is providing "erroneous" information relating to a recent massacre.
      The U.N. mission in South Sudan says the government is providing "erroneous" information relating to a recent massacre.
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    • Indiana cat missing 5 years reunited with owner

      Indiana cat missing 5 years reunited with owner

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:25 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:25:57 GMT
      A cat that went missing five years ago has been reunited with its owner in Indiana thanks to an implanted microchip.
      A cat that went missing five years ago has been reunited with its owner in Indiana thanks to an implanted microchip.
    • Extra crispy: French fry truck burns in Maine

      Extra crispy: French fry truck burns in Maine

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:05 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:05:13 GMT
      Bring on the ketchup: A tractor-trailer carrying 40,000 pounds of french fries caught fire in a Wal-Mart parking lot in the Maine city of Waterville.
      Bring on the ketchup: A tractor-trailer carrying 40,000 pounds of french fries caught fire in a Wal-Mart parking lot in the Maine city of Waterville.
    • Former Iron Curtain still barrier for deer

      Former Iron Curtain still barrier for deer

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:54 AM EDT2014-04-23 06:54:57 GMT
      The Iron Curtain was traced by an electrified barbed-wire fence that isolated the communist world from the West.
      The Iron Curtain was traced by an electrified barbed-wire fence that isolated the communist world from the West.
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    • Brian Williams “raps” Gin and Juice

      Brian Williams “raps” Gin and Juice

      Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:14 AM EDT2014-04-22 15:14:01 GMT
      Brian Williams has done it again.   Ok, so he’s not actually rapping, but it's hilarious nonetheless.
      Brian Williams has done it again.   Ok, so he’s not actually rapping, but it's hilarious nonetheless.
    • 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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