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Local School Board, DA Races Decided

Updated: 03/02/2016 - In addition to casting ballots in the presidential and congressional races Tuesday, voters in west Alabama had a few local races to decide.

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Abortion Issue Returns to Supreme Court

Posted: 03/01/2016 - One of this election-year term's biggest cases is being argued Wednesday before a court that has been altered by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia.

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Alabama Voters Head to Polls on Super Tuesday

Updated: 02/29/2016 - Twelve states are gearing up for the big day, Super Tuesday. In Sumter County, the clerk’s office has been busy preparing, and residents are getting themselves ready to vote.

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Alabama Voters to Make Choices Tuesday

Updated: 02/29/2016 - Alabama voters will decide Tuesday their choices for president, Congress, candidates for the state board of education, the public service commission and judicial posts.

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Justices Take No Action on Mississippi Student's Appeal

Updated: 02/29/2016 - The U.S. Supreme Court is staying out of an interesting free speech debate in Mississippi about the power of school officials to discipline students for things they write or say away from school.

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Southern Tornadoes to be Studied

Posted: 02/29/2016 - Weather researchers say they expect about 40 scientists from around the nation to participate in "VORTEX Southeast," an upcoming study of the unique characteristics of tornadoes that develop in the South.

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Shelby Facing Four GOP Challengers

Posted: 02/25/2016 - Five-term Alabama Sen. Richard Shelby faces off Tuesday with four challengers in the Republican primary.

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Rosa Parks Archive Available Online

Posted: 02/25/2016 - Rosa Parks' archive of letters, writings, personal notes and photographs has been fully digitized by the Library of Congress and it's now available online.

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Alabama Committee Approves 'Innocence Commission' Bill

Posted: 02/24/2016 - A Senate committee has approved a bipartisan bill to create an Alabama Innocence Inquiry Commission to review capital murder convictions. The bill sponsor said there have been high-profile cases of death row inmates who have been exonerated.

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Meridian Fraternity's Youth Outreach Effort

Updated: 02/24/2016 - In recent years there's been a lot of talk in Meridian about what needs to be done to help young people. Here's how one local fraternity is taking some action.

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Leading GOP Candidates to Campaign in Alabama

Posted: 02/24/2016 - The Alabama secretary of state's office says three leading Republican presidential candidates will visit Alabama before next week's Super Tuesday primaries.

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W. Alabama Nightclub Shooting Arrests

Updated: 02/23/2016 - Three arrests have been made in a nightclub shooting in West Alabama. The owner of the club is one of the individuals who's now being charged.

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