West Nile Virus Detected In Saraland

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According to a report from Local 15 News, the Mobile County Health Department has detected West Nile Virus in Saraland and Eight Mile. The Health Department made the discovery through the use of sentinel chickens, which are chickens that are strategically placed to detect things like viruses in a given area. The virus mainly infects…


Mobile Press Register Cutting Back to Three Times a Week

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Yesterday, three major Alabama newspapers announced that they were cutting back their publications to three times a week. The Mobile Press Register, the Birmingham News, and the Huntsville Times will all start publishing on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays this fall. The papers join their sister publication out of New Orleans, The Times-Picayune, in making the…


Twist In Britney Woods Disappearance

Britney Woods Disappearance

The mystery surrounding Brittney Woods disappearance continues to deepen. She was last seen heading towards an uncles house who later committed suicide. Now, two other family members have been arrested for sex crimes. Officers said the crimes were horrific, and involved a female juvenile, according to Fox 10 News. Authorities are not yet sure these…


More Budget Woes For Alabama

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Governor Robert Bentley is seeking to cut the Alabama budget by 25%. The Legislative Fiscal Office projects a $170 million shortfall in the Fiscal Year 2012 general fund and a $23 million deficit in the education fund. The two largest line items in the general fund are Corrections and Medicaid. Governor Bentley has promised not…