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Democrat Pitches Second Chance for Opt Out States

Posted: 4:49 PM - More than five years ago, states were asked to expand Medicaid. Nearly a quarter of them chose not to and missed the deadline and the Affordable Care Act is still making waves on Capitol Hill.

Louisiana Senator: U.S. Must Be Prepared for Zika

Updated: 5:24 PM - The Zika virus is already here, but is the U.S. prepared? Louisiana Sen. Bill Cassidy says his perspective as a public health professional could help Americans prepare for and combat Zika.

Tempers Flare in Alabama House

Updated: 11:45 AM - With the Alabama legislative session rapidly reaching its end Wednesday, members of the House Black Caucus said Republican attempts to end debate were unfair.

Bentley's Prison Bill Fails

Posted: 9:43 AM - Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley's prison construction bill failed to pass on the final night of the legislative session.

Alabama Murder Suspect Arrested in New York

Posted: 05/04/2016 - An Alabama man who was previously convicted of murder and manslaughter has been arrested in western New York after police say he shot another person to death in his Montgomery home.

Change of Venue Granted in Child Death

Posted: 05/03/2016 - A judge has decided the trial of a Georgia man accused of intentionally leaving his son in a hot SUV will not take place in the county where the boy died.

Jimmie Rodgers Impersonator: "A Labor of Love"

Updated: 05/03/2016 - The kickoff for the Jimmie Rodgers Festival is just days away. Newscenter 11 talked with a man who helps to keep the Father of Country Music's legacy alive.
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Alabama Prisons on Lock-Down

Posted: 05/02/2016 - Alabama Department of Corrections officials say two prisons were put on lock-down after inmates began refusing assigned jobs.

Email Privacy Act Pending in Senate

Updated: 05/02/2016 - The U.S. House unanimously passed the Email Privacy Act, an update to privacy laws for the digital age, but it's still pending in the Senate.

National Teacher Appreciation Week

Updated: 05/03/2016 - The week of May 2th through the 6th, is National Teacher Appreciation Week, and local schools are encouraging everyone to take time to thank the ones who educate our youth.
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Bentley No-Show to State Auditor's Summons

Posted: 05/02/2016 - Alabama State Auditor Jim Zeigler says he will request a court order to compel Gov. Robert Bentley's testimony on his relationship with a former political aide.

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