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Eastern Ukraine On Edge Of War

    In a scenario that is eerily similar to the one that played out in Crimea, Russian separatists have begun taking government buildings in eastern Ukraine. On Sunday, Ukrainian troops finally began to fight back. Russia has ...
Eastern Ukraine On Edge Of War

Uninsured Rate Lowest Since 2008

    The percentage of Americans who lack health insurance is at its lowest levels since 2008. The drop in the number of uninsured coincides with the open enrollment period of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. ...
Uninsured Rate Lowest Since 2008

Second Shooting At Fort Hood Claims 4 Lives

    A second shooting tragedy has occurred at Ford Hood in Texas. Four people were killed, and 16 were injured. The shooter was among the dead, taking his own life after going on a rampage. The ...
Second Shooting At Fort Hood Claims 4 Lives

Three Killed Outside Jewish Sites In Kansas

    Three people were killed yesterday in Kansas City outside of a pair of Jewish sites. Police have taken 73 year old Frazier Glenn Cross of Aurora, Missouri into custody. He will be charged with first degree ...
14 April 2014 I Read the full story

Accident Briefly Closes Wallace Tunnel

    A multi-vehicle accident brought traffic to a standstill outside the Wallace Tunnel this morning. The accident occurred in the Eastbound lane, but thankfully no injuries were reported. The accident has since been cleared, and traffic is ...
15 April 2014 I Read the full story

Eastern Ukraine On Edge Of War

    In a scenario that is eerily similar to the one that played out in Crimea, Russian separatists have begun taking government buildings in eastern Ukraine. On Sunday, Ukrainian troops finally began to fight back. Russia has ...
14 April 2014 I Read the full story

Local Business Profile: Income Tax Solutions

    The deadline to file your taxes is quickly approaching. For today's local business profile, we will highlight a local company that can help you before time runs out: Income Tax Solutions.     Located at 802 Highway ...
13 April 2014 I Read the full story

Accident Briefly Closes Wallace Tunnel

April - 15 - 2014 Reporter: David Merrell Respond

    A multi-vehicle accident brought traffic to a standstill outside the Wallace Tunnel this morning. The accident occurred in the Eastbound lane, but thankfully no injuries were reported. The accident has since been cleared, and traffic is once again flowing through the tunnel.

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Three Killed Outside Jewish Sites In Kansas

April - 14 - 2014 Reporter: David Merrell Respond

    Three people were killed yesterday in Kansas City outside of a pair of Jewish sites. Police have taken 73 year old Frazier Glenn Cross of Aurora, Missouri into custody. He will be charged with first degree murder.

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Eastern Ukraine On Edge Of War

April - 14 - 2014 Reporter: David Merrell Respond

    In a scenario that is eerily similar to the one that played out in Crimea, Russian separatists have begun taking government buildings in eastern Ukraine. On Sunday, Ukrainian troops finally began to fight back. Russia has warned that aggression against Russians in Ukraine would force it to act.

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Local Business Profile: Income Tax Solutions

April - 13 - 2014 Reporter: David Merrell Respond

    The deadline to file your taxes is quickly approaching. For today’s local business profile, we will highlight a local company that can help you before time runs out: Income Tax Solutions.

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Jobless Claims Fall To 7 Year Low

April - 12 - 2014 Reporter: David Merrell Respond

    After a tough winter, the US economy appears to be picking up steam yet again. Initial jobless claims fell 32,000 to 300,000 overall. That represents the lowest figure since May of 2007, before the Great Recession hit.

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Bay Minette Man Arrested For Child Porn

April - 11 - 2014 Reporter: David Merrell Respond

    A 43 year old Bay Minette resident has been arrested for possession of child pornography. Charles James Biddie Jr turned himself in after his wife alerted police of the crime. She turned over a laptop computer which had 87 pictures and 10 videos on it which police believe to be child pornography.

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Car Burglars Caught In Saraland

April - 10 - 2014 Reporter: David Merrell Respond

    Two men have been arrested in Saraland for breaking into vehicles. Police arrested 23 year old Michael Sanders Jr and a 16 year old accomplice on Tuesday evening after a neighborhood resident tipped off police. The break ins were occurring near Kali Oka Road.

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Hank Aaron Slam Republican Critics Of Obama

April - 9 - 2014 Reporter: David Merrell Respond

    Mobile born baseball legend Hank Aaron has been in the news a lot lately. Yesterday marked the 40th anniversary of his record breaking 715th home run. An interview the former Atlanta Braves superstar did with USA Today is likely to bring even more attention to Hammerin’ Hank.

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Weather Channel Returns To DirecTV

April - 9 - 2014 Reporter: David Merrell Respond

    After being dropped in January do to a re-transmission rate dispute, the Weather Channel is finally coming back to DirecTV. In what can only be described as a clear win for the satellite provider, the Weather Channel has agreed to cut back on some of its reality programming and begin airing more weather related content upon its return.

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Uninsured Rate Lowest Since 2008

April - 8 - 2014 Reporter: David Merrell Respond

    The percentage of Americans who lack health insurance is at its lowest levels since 2008. The drop in the number of uninsured coincides with the open enrollment period of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. The numbers indicate that the health care law’s chief goal, namely getting people covered, is on its way to being reached.

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