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Check out the fun Birmingham Bulls hockey promotions for new season

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Missing child alert issued for Daphne 13-year-old

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Meal-kit seller Blue Apron cuts about 320 jobs

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Back when black Alabamians had an anti-George Wallace political party

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Families of fallen have mixed experiences with Trump, if any

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Steve Flowers discusses polls tying Doug Jones and Roy Moore in upcoming senate special election

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Domestic violence victim speaks out as alleged attacker sits behind bars

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Check out the fun Birmingham Bulls hockey promotions for new season
The Bulls, which are the newest team in the , begin their 2017 season on Sat., Oct. 21, with an away game against the Mississippi RiverKings. The Bulls stay on the road for two more games, then head home to the Pelham Ice Arena for the team's first home game on Friday, Nov. 3 against the Knoxville Ice Bears. The team's home season includes 28 home games   Read More ...
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Missing child alert issued for Daphne 13-year-old
by Jeff Wyatt. The Daphne, Alabama Police Department is asking for help finding Malachi Mark Callison. Malachi Mark Callison is 13-years-old. He has blonde hair and brown eyes and was last seen in Daphne, Alabama on October 19, wearing a blue shirt, shorts, and possibly wearing a green and black fedora hat. If you can help locate Malachi Mark Callison, please call the Daphne Police Department at 251-621-9100 or call 911   Read More ...
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Where to get the best Indian paneer dishes in town
Paneer is a meat substitute that is compatible with most dishes. "Any Indian sauce you use for meat, you can add paneer instead," says Kiran Chavan, Bay Leaf's owner and a native of Mumbai. Because an acid like vinegar or lemon juice is used to create the curds (rennet serves that purpose in most cheese), paneer retains its shape when heated   Read More ...
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Univ. Of Florida Braces For Richard Spencer Visit
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WFLA) – Several roads are shut down and hundreds of police officers are on standby as the University of Florida braces for an event featuring white nationalist Richard Spencer, who will speak for the first time since the deadly rallies in Charlottesville back in August. Many students claim they will be protesting peacefully outside of the Phillips Center where Spencer is scheduled to speak   Read More ...
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Survivors of Maryland office shooting in critical condition
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Two people who survived an office shooting were still in critical condition Thursday morning, a day after a gunman opened fire on his co-workers at a Maryland kitchen countertop business, killing three and sending police on a 10-hour, multistate manhunt. Radee Prince, 37, of Elkton, Maryland, shot five co-workers early Wednesday in Maryland, then drove to Wilmington, Delaware, and shot an acquaintance in the head at a used car lot, police in Maryland and Delaware said   Read More ...
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Birmingham Game of the Week: Can Vestavia ‘play like Superman’ vs. Hoover?
It’s Rebel Week for the Hoover Bucs. “It’s not just another week,” Hoover coach Josh Niblett said. “When we play Spain Park, we don’t have Jag Week. When we play Oak Mountain, it’s not Eagle Week. It means a whole lot to a lot of people. We have an obligation and a responsibility when we play against Vestavia.” This year, Hoover (6-1) enters the game a big favorite, having won six straight while Vestavia Hills (3-4) has lost two in a row   Read More ...
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Texas man's execution halted amid alleged confession scheme
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A judge on Wednesday halted the execution of a man known as the Houston area's "Tourniquet Killer" so authorities can investigate an alleged scheme in which the inmate says a fellow death row prisoner asked him to confess to another killing. Anthony Allen Shore was scheduled to be given a lethal injection Wednesday evening, but the judge withdrew the execution warrant at prosecutors' request just hours before Shore was set to die   Read More ...
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Trussville mayor to unveil big plans for city’s downtown
TRUSSVILLE, Ala. (WIAT) — The mayor of Trussville will unveil the city’s new vision for the downtown area on Thursday. Right now, the city’s main intersection at Chalkville Road and Main Street are at the center of the city’s downtown area. Mayor Buddy Choat tells CBS42 downtown will completely change the landscape of the city forever. The same developers who took the Avondale area to new heights are planning to do the same thing in downtown Trussville   Read More ...
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Two men sentenced to life in prison for separate Birmingham killings in 2016
Two men convicted of murder in Jefferson County were sentenced to prison last week. Samdrekus Eugene Bester, 33, was found guilty of murder by a jury in July for the death of Caudereo Tyrell Roseman. Bester was sentenced to life with the possibility of parole by Jefferson County Circuit Judge Clyde Jones.   Read More ...
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Meal-kit seller Blue Apron cuts about 320 jobs
NEW YORK (AP) — Blue Apron is cutting about 320 jobs, less than four months after the meal-kit seller became a public company. New York-based Blue Apron, which had nearly 5,400 employees in June, said Wednesday the layoffs represent about 6 percent of its workforce. The company says the cuts were at its corporate offices and warehouses where its meal kits are packed and shipped   Read More ...
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The Weather Authority: Still dry through most of the weekend
FINE FALL WEATHER CONTINUES: Temperatures are mostly in the 40s across North/Central Alabama early this morning, and we expect another delightful day with ample sunshine and a high in the 70s this afternoon. And, no real change tomorrow; with a sunny sky we rise into the upper 70s. THE WEEKEND: Saturday will be partly to mostly sunny with a high close to 80   Read More ...
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Back when black Alabamians had an anti-George Wallace political party
This story is a part of I've always thought that politics was a bit like fashion. The extreme elements seem to come around again when you least expect it, and most of it is trash. White supremacism, for example, is definitely the bell bottoms of politics: it wasn't a good idea in the past and it sure isn't a good idea now   Read More ...
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Perjury trial for Charles Henderson expected to wrap up
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — The perjury trial for suspended Jefferson County District Attorney Charles Todd Henderson is expected to wrap up Thursday. CBS 42 spoke with criminal defense attorney Richard Jaffe, who is not part of the Henderson case, about the possible outcomes of the trial and what they would mean for the District Attorney’s Office. Jaffe says if Henderson is found not guilty, he would be reinstated to his position as Jefferson County District Attorney   Read More ...
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Trump’s health subsidy shutdown could lead to free insurance
WASHINGTON (AP) — If President Donald Trump prevails in shutting down a major “Obamacare” health insurance subsidy, it would have the unintended consequence of making free basic coverage available to more people, and making upper-tier plans more affordable. The unexpected assessment comes from consultants, policy experts, and state officials trying to discern the potential fallout from a Washington health care debate that’s becoming harder to follow   Read More ...
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Families of fallen have mixed experiences with Trump, if any
WASHINGTON (AP) — Some got sympathy and solace. Some got silence. One got a promise of cash. Relatives of people who died in military service have recounted varied interactions with President Donald Trump in the difficult days and weeks after their loved one’s death. Despite Trump’s boast that he reaches out personally to all families of the fallen, interviews with families members did not support his claim   Read More ...
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Push to add Chimney Swift Towers in downtown
If you are driving near Jones Valley Teaching Farm in downtown Birmingham, you make see a makeshift chimney on the side of the road. It is a temporary night stay for Chimney Swifts. Swifts are birds that look like ‘flying cigars’, almost like bats. They aren’t able to perch on things like most birds, so swifts spend almost all of their lifespan in flight   Read More ...
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Dem divisions in California complicate party hopes for gains
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Democrats are at war with themselves in California, where restless activists are challenging party leaders to resist all things President Donald Trump and move further left on health care, the minimum wage and populist issues. The conflict could complicate Democratic hopes of winning as many as nine congressional seats in the state, a cluster that would go a long way toward helping the party grab the House majority in next year’s midterm elections   Read More ...
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Trump cries foul on judges, but he’s ahead of Obama
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says Democrats are holding up his judicial nominees, but almost nine months into his presidency, he has had more judges confirmed than President Barack Obama did in the same time period, and his numbers aren’t far off those of other recent presidents. Trump counts the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch as one of his signature achievements   Read More ...
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Country stars honor shooting victims at CMT Artists show
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Singer Jason Aldean and other stars honored victims of a mass shooting at a country music festival in Las Vegas instead of accepting awards at the CMT Artists of the Year show Wednesday night. The format of the show pivoted to focus on victims of the shooting, as well as those recovering from hurricanes and wildfires, with a night of somber tributes, inspirational anthems and voices lifted in harmony   Read More ...
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Alabama seeks to proceed with execution Thursday
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Alabama is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to let it execute an inmate convicted of killing a police officer two decades ago. The attorney general's office plans to ask justices to lift a stay blocking Thursday's scheduled execution of 40-year-old Torrey Twane McNabb. McNabb was convicted in the 1997 shooting death of Montgomery police Officer Anderson Gordon. Prosecutors say McNabb shot Gordon multiple times after he arrived at a traffic accident that McNabb caused while fleeing a bail bondsmen   Read More ...
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Alabama seeks to proceed with execution Thursday
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to let it execute an inmate convicted of killing a police officer two decades ago. The attorney general's office plans to ask justices to lift a stay blocking Thursday's scheduled execution of 40-year-old Torrey Twane McNabb. McNabb was convicted in the 1997 shooting death of Montgomery police Officer Anderson Gordon   Read More ...
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Treat party guests to Halloween-themed cocktails
This year, treat your party guests to these Halloween-themed cocktails. Purple People Eater. Ingredients: 1 1/2oz cranberry juice. 1/2oz blue Curacao liqueur 1/2oz sweet and sour mix Mix and serve to your guests! Witch’s Brew. Ingredients: 1 (6oz package) lime gelatin. 2 cups boiling water. 3 cups pineapple juice. 1 (2 liter) bottle of Sprite. 2 cups chilled vodka. Directions: 1   Read More ...
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The Latest: Trump denies disrespecting grieving family
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and honoring the nation’s fallen (all times EDT): President Donald Trump is emphatically rejecting claims he was disrespectful to the grieving family of a slain soldier, as the firestorm he ignited over his assertions of empathy for American service members spread into a third contentious day. The controversy has generated new turmoil in the White House   Read More ...
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Alabama drivers caught without mandatory liability insurance will soon face civil penalties
The law was passed and signed by the Governor in 2016, but drivers have been allowed a grace period. Motorists are subject to a civil penalty that comes with a $200 fine for a first offense. The Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Insurance said drivers who operate a vehicle without liability insurance drives up everyone’s rates. For those who have been involved in accidents with uninsured drivers, it can leave them footing the bill   Read More ...
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Las Vegas shooting survivor Jesus Campos speaks publicly for the first time on "Ellen"
WASHINGTON (Sinclair Broadcast Group) -- The security guard who confronted Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock is speaking out for the first time since encountering the assailant before he began the mass shooting. Jesus Campos spoke with Ellen DeGeneres about his experience and what happened to him. It was previously believed that Campos went missing before he appeared on the show. "I'm doing better each day slowly but surely   Read More ...
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Chicken eggs play important role in breakthrough disease research
New research done by Japanese scientists shows a possible breakthrough for the treatment of some deadly diseases. The new treatment involves...chicken eggs. Scientists say they could possibly use them to treat cancer, Multiple Sclerosis and hepatitis, according to a report in The Japan News. They say the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology in Osaka has succeeded in making hens lay eggs containing a pharmaceutical agent that can be used to treat the diseases   Read More ...
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Steve Flowers discusses polls tying Doug Jones and Roy Moore in upcoming senate special election
(WIAT) — With the special election for Jeff Sessions’ vacant U.S. Senate seat looming, a new poll has Doug Jones and Roy Moore dead even at 42 percent each. The poll, conducted by Fox News, asked registered voters how they planned to vote come the election, with 11 percent declaring they were still undecided. On Wednesday night, Steve Flowers sat with Sherri Jackson to discuss the implications the poll could have on the race, and what makes this special election so special   Read More ...
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Domestic violence victim speaks out as alleged attacker sits behind bars
TUSCALOOSA, Ala (WIAT) – The victim of a gruesome domestic violence attack is speaking out as her ex-boyfriend is sitting behind bars. Shane Price was arrested on 1 Degree Kidnapping and resisting arrest for an October 10 incident that the victim, Malayla Hicks, says she was beaten and had her hair burned in an attack that lasted over 18 hours. Hicks was left with two black eyes and bruises to her face, among other injuries   Read More ...
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Report says Alabama next to last in prison health care spending
The report says Alabama spent $3,234 per inmate on health care in 2015, less than any other state except Louisiana. Indiana, Nevada and South Carolina were the other three states that spent less than $3,500. The report says higher spending is not necessarily an indicator of good care or of waste, while low spending is not necessarily a sign of poor care or efficiency   Read More ...
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Auburn and Bruce Pearl remain in FBI limbo as season looms
Speaking at the Southeastern Conference's basketball media day on Wednesday, Auburn coach Bruce Pearl wouldn't commit when asked if all of his players would be available to start the season due to an ongoing FBI investigation. The best he could offer was that all of his players practiced on Wednesday before he traveled to Nashville for SEC Tipoff 2018. Auburn plays its first exhibition game on Nov   Read More ...
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Support dog stolen during home invasion, rash of break-ins at Mobile apt complex
MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) — A Mobile couple is without their emotional support dog after thieves, suspected in a rash of break-ins, ransacked their home while they're asleep. Corlette Sledge says she and her husband Marion are still in shock over the loss of their 9-month-old Shih Tzu named Jackson, which was stolen from their home at the Greystone Place apartment complex on Lloyd's Lane early Saturday morning   Read More ...
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Alabama, Auburn basketball coaches talk tourney chances at SEC Media Days
WEBVTT ALL 14 SCHOOLS ON HAND IN THEMUSIC CITY.WVTM 13'S GRACE REMINGTON JOINSUS LIVE FROM NASHVILLE WITH MOREON THE TIDE AND TIGERS, GRACE?GRACE: YES, THE SEC IS TYPICALLYKNOWN AS A FOOTBALL CONFERENCE,BUT WE SAW THE LEAGUE CHALLENGETHAT NOTION LAST YEAR.FIVE TEAMS MADE IT TO THETOURNAMENT AND THREE INTO THEELITE EIGHT.ALABAMA HAS NOT GONE TO THE BIGDANCE SINCE THE 2011 SEASON, ANDFOR AUBURN NOT SINCE 2003   Read More ...
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Violent crime victims struggle to get restitution
Once robbed by a teenager, an Alabaster man feels victimized again. He hasn't seen a dime of the thousands of dollars ordered in restitution. "He put the gun to her head and said give me the keys," Donald English says as he recalls the horrifying night he and his wife faced an armed 14-year-old. They were working late cleaning the parking lot of a Bessemer Waffle House   Read More ...
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Home Depot co-founder to GOP: Pass tax reform or lose Congress
WASHINGTON (Sinclair Broadcast Group) — Home Depot co-founder Bernie Marcus is issuing a stern warning to Republicans in Congress who have been hesitant to embrace the party’s tax reform framework that their jobs may depend on its passage. “They haven’t shown that unity and its about time that they circle the wagon and pass something for the American people,” Marcus said in an interview Wednesday   Read More ...
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Political analyst says red state might bleed blue come December Senate election
HOOVER, Ala. — In a state leaning heavily Republican new polling shows equal support for Senate candidates on both sides of the political aisle. So what's behind the dead heat between Republican candidate Roy Moore and Democratic challenger Doug Jones? Religion might be the biggest factor in play. ABC 33/40 talked to an expert who said people may not like how Roy Moore uses the "good book   Read More ...
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Sylacauga Police searching for suspects after evening of bullets and break-ins
SYLACAUGA, Ala. (WIAT) – Authorities are looking for two black male suspects after an evening of break-ins and bullets flying at three different residential locations. According to police reports, the incidents happened at Coaling Road at Walnut Street, Lloyd Road, and Sara Lynn Drive. “I heard a multitude of shots,” said 91-year-old Theron Kelley. “At least six. Very loud. So loud, I thought it was in my backyard   Read More ...
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Birmingham Library needs repairs, board member says
Gwendolyn Welch, who is in her 15th year on the board, says she’s concerned about the shape the building is in. “When I first got on this library board, it was relatively new,” she said. “It was attractive, it was beautiful, we had resources, and people like to come to places that’s attractive to them.” But on Wednesday, she showed CBS 42 some of the current problems, including panels missing from the ceiling, escalators that are out of service and carpet that is torn   Read More ...
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Nick Saban gives final update before Tennessee game
“In games like this, it doesn’t really matter what your record is, what anybody’s saying out there about anything you’ve done to this point or haven’t done to this point,” Nick Saban said. “Players need to make sure they’re ready to play their best. It’s very important to me that everyone buys in to the principles and values of the organization and to each other   Read More ...
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Surviving suspect in 'Bonnie and Clyde' crime team due in Birmingham court next month
Brittany Nicole Harper, 32, was sentenced this week to 20 years in prison after pleading no contest to robbery, home invasion and other charges in the Florida Panhandle. Authorities say Harper was involved in crimes that span four states. The shooting followed a massive manhunt that started in Escambia County and ended in Santa Rosa County. There was a car chase, then a foot chase, and another car chase   Read More ...
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Goodell: NFL not changing its national anthem policy
NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL is not changing its national anthem policy to require players to stand during the national anthem. Commissioner Roger Goodell and several owners said Tuesday at the league's fall meetings that altering the language from "should stand" to "must stand" was not discussed. \New York Giants owner John Mara noted that Cowboys owner Jerry Jones "spoke at length" to the other owners about the anthem issue   Read More ...
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