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    Aid group: US doctor who had Ebola has recovered

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    One of the two American aid workers infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa was to be discharged Thursday from an Atlanta hospital, a spokeswoman for the aid group he was working for said. More>>

    Top 5: Hot car death prevention, Gadsden murder and new jobs in central Alabama top your Thursday morning headlines

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    A local man says he has a new smartphone invention that would prevent hot car deaths. Meanwhile, an east Alabama man has been charged with murder in the death of his girlfriend. See more on these stories and others in your Thursday morning headlines.
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    Local man invents smartphone device to prevent hot car deaths Video included

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    There's a new device that may be able to prevent children from dying in hot cars.Matthew Sheets has a toddler son. He says he never wants to be in that situation so he invented a smart phone device called Starfish to alert parents when a child may be in danger."It will be 3M taped on the pad of the car seat and installed where the back of the baby would hit the back of the car seat on a rear facing seat or on a boost... More>>

    Huntsville man arrested in Ferguson protests

    Robert McCoy of Huntsville was arrested for refusal to disburse in Ferguson, MO. (PHOTO: NBC AFFILIATE WAFF) Robert McCoy of Huntsville was arrested for refusal to disburse in Ferguson, MO. (PHOTO: NBC AFFILIATE WAFF)
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    Law enforcement officials in Ferguson, Mo. arrested a Huntsville man during the overnight protests as unrest continues to unfold in the city. More>>

    Gadsden man formally charged with girlfriend's murder

    Leon Marbury III was arrested and placed in the Etowah County Jail. Leon Marbury III was arrested and placed in the Etowah County Jail.
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    A Gadsden man has been formally charged with the murder of his girlfriend. More>>

    NTSB investigating helicopter crash that killed Alabama Power employee, pilot in Tuscaloosa County

    Tuscaloosa County area in which helicopter crashed Aug. 19, 2014. Tuscaloosa County area in which helicopter crashed Aug. 19, 2014.
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    Investigators are on the scene of the helicopter crash in Tuscaloosa yesterday, which killed an Alabama Power employee and a chartered pilot. More>>

    Alabama Tonight dives in to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Video included

    Patrick Pierce, Tom Annino, Donnette Hulsey and Todd Eagle take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Patrick Pierce, Tom Annino, Donnette Hulsey and Todd Eagle take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
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    The Alabama Tonight crew dove into a craze that's producing viral videos and money for Lou Gehrig's Disease research. More>>

    Alabama federal judge charged with domestic violence is entering treatment program

    Federal Judge Mark Fuller Federal Judge Mark Fuller
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    A defense lawyer says an Alabama federal judge charged with domestic violence in Atlanta is embarrassed and entering a treatment program. More>>

    Event group adds more than 1,000 new jobs to Birmingham area

    Event Operations Group is responsible for events across the nation. Event Operations Group is responsible for events across the nation.
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    Event Operations Group handles concerts, festivals, professional and collegiate sporting events throughout the United States.The event management, staffing and security firm is now looking to add to its workforce."EOG provides event management, guest services, ushers, ticket takers, executive protection, security associates, parking attendants, traffic control guards, transportation services, supervisors, customer service representatives, consulting and directors for events large and small. E... More>>

    Family and friends remember Jonathan Harris in Moody

    Funeral arrangements have been set for Jonathan Harris Funeral arrangements have been set for Jonathan Harris
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    A memorial fund has been arranged to help a Moody family cover the funeral costs for their son. A friend of the family tells Alabama's 13 News the Jonathan Harris Memorial Fund has been set at the Metro Bank.Any donation to help the family can be made at any of the Metro Bank branches, which include locations in Moody, Pell City and Ashville.Johnathan Harris, 16, died Monday night, followed a car crash.The Alabama State Troopers report Harris was a passenger in a 1999 Jeep Cherokee that left ... More>>

    Birmingham police release picture of fatal hit and run suspect, search continues

    Sylvester Corderyl Taylor is wanted for a fatal hit and run in Birmingham. Sylvester Corderyl Taylor is wanted for a fatal hit and run in Birmingham.
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    The woman was hit while standing on the sidewalk on Parkway East in Birmingham.
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    Top 5: American journalist reportedly beheaded, helicopter crash investigation and Jonathan Harris visitation top your Wednesday morning headlines

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    An American journalist was beheaded in the Middle East by ISIS militants. There is a new push to equip Birmingham Police Officers with body cameras. Also, the NTSB is in town today to investigate the fatal helicopter crash in Tuscaloosa County. See these stories and others in your Wednesday morning headlines.
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    American journalist reportedly beheaded by ISIS militants

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    The group released a horrifying video showing the execution of James Foley - a journalist kidnapped in Syria back in 2012. More>>

    Community activists push for Birmingham police officer to wear body cameras Video included

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    The shooting death of 18 year old Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri has led to unrest and protests. But here in Birmingham, it's led community activists to push for Birmingham police officers to be equipped with so called body cameras."It's accountability. You know you wouldn't do certain things if the camera is on you so it's the same way with them. It's to protect their reputation and to protect the reputation of citizens," Frank Matthews said.Frank Matthews with Outca... More>>

    UPDATED: Tuscaloosa Co. helicopter crash victims identified, pilot and Alabama Power worker killed

    McDonnell Douglas 369E owned by Rotorworks, LLC. (Photo Credit: RotorworksLLC.com) McDonnell Douglas 369E owned by Rotorworks, LLC. (Photo Credit: RotorworksLLC.com)
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    A helicopter crashed in Tuscaloosa County earlier this morning, killing two people, including one Alabama Power employee. More>>

    Gulf Shores Chief Calls Out Missouri Captain

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        The Gulf Shores Police Chief doesn't hold much back in an open letter written to Missouri Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson. Chief Ed Delmore wrote the letter Sunday on the website LawOfficer.com. His message to the captain, "you blew it." More>>

    Woman’s body found in east Gadsden, boyfriend charged with hindering prosecution

    Leon Marbury III was arrested and placed in the Etowah County Jail. Leon Marbury III was arrested and placed in the Etowah County Jail.
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    The woman's body was found in the street hours after her boyfriend was charged with hindering prosecution. Police say more charges are pending.
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    • Peanut, almond butter recalled for salmonella risk

      Peanut, almond butter recalled for salmonella risk

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:57 AM EDT2014-08-20 12:57:52 GMT
      A unit of Hain Celestial Group Inc. is recalling some peanut and almond butter because of possible salmonella contamination.The company said Tuesday that there have been reports of four illnesses that may be related to the nut butters. They were sold under the brand names Arrowhead Mills peanut butters and MaraNatha almond butters and peanut butters. Also being recalled were some lots of private label almond butter from grocers Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, Kroger and Safeway. A total of 45 prod...
      A unit of Hain Celestial Group Inc. is recalling some peanut and almond butter because of possible salmonella contamination.The company said Tuesday that there have been reports of four illnesses that may be related to the nut butters. They were sold under the brand names Arrowhead Mills peanut butters and MaraNatha almond butters and peanut butters. Also being recalled were some lots of private label almond butter from grocers Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, Kroger and Safeway. A total of 45 prod...
    • Alabama Tonight dives in to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

      Alabama Tonight dives in to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:18 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:18:34 GMT
      Patrick Pierce, Tom Annino, Donnette Hulsey and Todd Eagle take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.Patrick Pierce, Tom Annino, Donnette Hulsey and Todd Eagle take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
      The Alabama Tonight crew dove into a craze that's producing viral videos and money for Lou Gehrig's Disease research.
      The Alabama Tonight crew dove into a craze that's producing viral videos and money for Lou Gehrig's Disease research.
    • UPDATED: Tuscaloosa Co. helicopter crash victims identified, pilot and Alabama Power worker killed

      UPDATED: Tuscaloosa Co. helicopter crash victims identified, pilot and Alabama Power worker killed

      Tuesday, August 19 2014 9:48 PM EDT2014-08-20 01:48:55 GMT
      McDonnell Douglas 369E owned by Rotorworks, LLC. (Photo Credit: RotorworksLLC.com) McDonnell Douglas 369E owned by Rotorworks, LLC. (Photo Credit: RotorworksLLC.com)
      A helicopter crashed in Tuscaloosa County earlier this morning, killing two people, including one Alabama Power employee.
      A helicopter crashed in Tuscaloosa County earlier this morning, killing two people, including one Alabama Power employee.
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    • Nick Saban, Landon Collins named to Playboy’s 2014 All-America Team

      Nick Saban, Landon Collins named to Playboy’s 2014 All-America Team

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:26 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:26:04 GMT
      Nick Saban and Landon Collins were both listed in the preseason All-American team by Playboy MagazineNick Saban and Landon Collins were both listed in the preseason All-American team by Playboy Magazine
      Playboy Magazine has released its 58th annual Pigskin Preview issue.Each year, the publication previews the upcoming football season, and this year, writers focused on the new playoff system that will be implemented in the upcoming college football season.In addition, the magazine listed its own pre-season All-American Team with Alabama Head Coach Nick Saban named Playboy's Coach of the Year. The Crimson Tide defensive back Landon Collins was also named to the All-American team.Other SEC play...
      Playboy Magazine has released its 58th annual Pigskin Preview issue.Each year, the publication previews the upcoming football season, and this year, writers focused on the new playoff system that will be implemented in the upcoming college football season.In addition, the magazine listed its own pre-season All-American Team with Alabama Head Coach Nick Saban named Playboy's Coach of the Year. The Crimson Tide defensive back Landon Collins was also named to the All-American team.Other SEC play...
    • "The Storm and the Tide" is out Today

      "The Storm and the Tide" is out Today

      Tuesday, August 19 2014 3:40 PM EDT2014-08-19 19:40:24 GMT
      Lars Anderson's book, "The Storm and the Tide" is now available. Lars Anderson's book, "The Storm and the Tide" is now available.
      "The Storm and the Tide" shows how the 2011 Crimson Tide football team helped the people of Tuscaloosa rebuild after storms destroyed their town.
      "The Storm and the Tide" shows how the 2011 Crimson Tide football team helped the people of Tuscaloosa rebuild after storms destroyed their town.
    • Auburn, Alabama both open Top 10 for just 4th time

      Auburn, Alabama both open Top 10 for just 4th time

      Sunday, August 17 2014 10:54 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:54:14 GMT
      Alabama and Auburn are no strangers to going into seasons ranked in the top 10 - just not at the same time.
      Alabama and Auburn are no strangers to going into seasons ranked in the top 10 - just not at the same time.
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    • Peanut, almond butter recalled for salmonella risk

      Peanut, almond butter recalled for salmonella risk

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:57 AM EDT2014-08-20 12:57:52 GMT
      A unit of Hain Celestial Group Inc. is recalling some peanut and almond butter because of possible salmonella contamination.The company said Tuesday that there have been reports of four illnesses that may be related to the nut butters. They were sold under the brand names Arrowhead Mills peanut butters and MaraNatha almond butters and peanut butters. Also being recalled were some lots of private label almond butter from grocers Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, Kroger and Safeway. A total of 45 prod...
      A unit of Hain Celestial Group Inc. is recalling some peanut and almond butter because of possible salmonella contamination.The company said Tuesday that there have been reports of four illnesses that may be related to the nut butters. They were sold under the brand names Arrowhead Mills peanut butters and MaraNatha almond butters and peanut butters. Also being recalled were some lots of private label almond butter from grocers Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, Kroger and Safeway. A total of 45 prod...
    • Pole Dancing: An Olympic sport?

      Pole Dancing: An Olympic sport?

      Monday, August 18 2014 10:06 AM EDT2014-08-18 14:06:14 GMT
      Could pole dancing become an Olympic sport?Dancers and instructors at one California fitness studio don't think the idea is such a stretch.Dancer Mary Potts is reaching new heights after incorporating the pole into her workout."It is really hard for ladies, with your upper body strength, but I've built it," she says. "I never had it before.""You can burn up to 500 calories an hour," points out instructor Mone't Ha-Sidi. "It is kind of of a combination between cardio and strength training."The...
      Could pole dancing become an Olympic sport?Dancers and instructors at one California fitness studio don't think the idea is such a stretch.Dancer Mary Potts is reaching new heights after incorporating the pole into her workout."It is really hard for ladies, with your upper body strength, but I've built it," she says. "I never had it before.""You can burn up to 500 calories an hour," points out instructor Mone't Ha-Sidi. "It is kind of of a combination between cardio and strength training."The...
    • Hendersonville couple renews vows for 108th time

      Hendersonville couple renews vows for 108th time

      Friday, August 15 2014 6:51 PM EDT2014-08-15 22:51:52 GMT
      Lauren and David Blair first wed 30 years ago.Lauren and David Blair first wed 30 years ago.
      Lauren and David Blair first wed 30 years ago and have renewed their vows more than 100 times all over the world since their wedding day.
      Lauren and David Blair first wed 30 years ago and have renewed their vows more than 100 times all over the world since their wedding day.
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