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    The Hoover school bus debate, search for a missing teenager and a new Georgia gun bill top your Wednesday morning headlines Video included

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    $10,000 reward offered for information in Auburn University threat

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     Tuesday, a bomb threat forced the evacuation of the Haley Center on campus. 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>>

    Burned body found in Fairfield identified as Pinson woman

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    Authorities have identified the body found burned in Fairfield last weekend. The Fairfield Police Department reports the victim is Megan Elizabeth Monroe, 22, of Pinson. The FPD is still awaiting the official cause of death from the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office. A body was found about 11:30am Saturday, April 19, 2014, behind a vacant home on 40th Street. The FPD would like help in solving this case, so if anyone... More>>

    Anniston Police officers involved in fatal shooting Tuesday

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    Two police officers in Anniston were involved in a deadly shooting incident Tuesday morning. The Anniston Police Department held a news conference Tuesday afternoon, to detail what happened. The APD reports dispatchers received a 911 call saying a man was walking around Net Street and Twine Street with a firearm. That’s in the Blue Mountain community of Anniston. The first officer saw the person with a weapon, and th... More>>

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    • Judge to mull Chelsea Manning name change request

      Judge to mull Chelsea Manning name change request

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 8:06 AM EDT2014-04-23 12:06:48 GMT
      A Kansas judge has scheduled a hearing to consider Army Pfc. Chelsea Manning's petition to legally change her name from Bradley Manning.
      A Kansas judge will on Wednesday consider Army Pfc. Chelsea Manning's petition to legally change her name from Bradley, as she serves a 35-year sentence for passing classified U.S. government information to the...
    • APNewsBreak: Gacy case helps solve unrelated death

      APNewsBreak: Gacy case helps solve unrelated death

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 7:34 AM EDT2014-04-23 11:34:45 GMT
      Four decades after John Wayne Gacy lured more than 30 young men and boys to his Chicago-area home and strangled them, his case has helped authorities solve another killing - one he didn't commit.
      Four decades after John Wayne Gacy lured more than 30 young men and boys to his Chicago-area home and strangled them, his case has helped authorities solve another killing - one he didn't commit.
    • 9 indicted in kidnapping of NC prosecutor's father

      9 indicted in kidnapping of NC prosecutor's father

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 7:24 AM EDT2014-04-23 11:24:32 GMT
      As the kidnappers pulled into a quiet, upscale golf course community, they thought they were about to abduct an assistant district attorney who sent a high-ranking gang member to prison for life, authorities said.
      As the kidnappers pulled into a quiet, upscale golf course community, they thought they were about to abduct an assistant district attorney who sent a high-ranking gang member to prison for life, authorities said.
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    • Turkey calls WWI Armenian killings 'shared pain'

      Turkey calls WWI Armenian killings 'shared pain'

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 8:14 AM EDT2014-04-23 12:14:17 GMT
      Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has issued a conciliatory message to Armenians on the eve of the anniversary of the massacre of Armenians almost a century ago, calling the events of World War I "our...
      Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has issued a conciliatory message to Armenians on the eve of the anniversary of the massacre of Armenians almost a century ago, calling the events of World War I "our shared pain."
    • Yields fall sharply in Portuguese debt auction

      Yields fall sharply in Portuguese debt auction

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 8:14 AM EDT2014-04-23 12:14:14 GMT
      Portugal's chances of ending its three-year bailout program without requiring more help have increased after interest rates fell steeply in a 10-year bond auction.
      Portugal's chances of ending its three-year bailout program without requiring more help have increased after interest rates fell steeply in a 10-year bond auction Wednesday.
    • Obama opens Japan trip at famous sushi restaurant

      Obama opens Japan trip at famous sushi restaurant

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 8:06 AM EDT2014-04-23 12:06:42 GMT
      President Barack Obama is opening a four-country visit to the Asia-Pacific region in Japan, but the West's dispute with Russia over Ukraine is looming.
      President Barack Obama is getting a lesson in the art of sushi making at a famous Tokyo restaurant with hard-to-come-by reservations.
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    • 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.
    • Man seeks to hide 'murder' tattoo before trial

      Man seeks to hide 'murder' tattoo before trial

      Tuesday, April 22 2014 8:24 PM EDT2014-04-23 00:24:15 GMT
      A Kansas man charged with first-degree murder is afraid the tattooed mirror-image letters spelling out the word "murder" across his neck might prejudice a jury, so he is asking for a professional tattoo artist to...
      A Kansas man charged with first-degree murder is afraid the tattooed mirror-image letters spelling out the word "murder" across his neck might prejudice a jury, so he is asking for a professional tattoo artist to remove or...
    • Woman reunited with dog, TV snatched on 1st date

      Woman reunited with dog, TV snatched on 1st date

      Tuesday, April 22 2014 8:24 PM EDT2014-04-23 00:24:12 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.
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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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