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Trump: US can't afford quick Afghanistan withdrawal, must continue the fight

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"Conditions on the ground, not arbitrary timetables, will guide our strategy from now on," Trump said.

Report: Gov. Kay Ivey giving $10 million to new cyber camp

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The governor has a press conference scheduled at 3:10 p.m. at the center.

Kay Ivey to seniors: Resist urge to rest on laurels, go inspire young people instead

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"I can personally attest to the fact that it gets easier as we get older to want to take it a little easier. Let me tell you today: Resist that urge," she said.

Hurt your eyes during the eclipse? Symptoms, what to look for and when you will know

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Hurt your eyes during the eclipse? Symptoms, what to look for and when you will know

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Huntsville man accused of trying to rob at gunpoint Athens couple who posted Craiglist ad

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The victims shared a document that included their address, police said.

Search suspended for 5 soldiers missing after helicopter crash: Decatur man among the missing

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Chief Warrant Officer 3 Brian M. Woeber, 41, of Decatur, is one of the five soldiers.

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Eclipse viewing at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center

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After all the anticipation, The Great American Eclipse Day finally arrived Monday Aug. 21st and the first 1000 guests at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center received free solar glasses with a paid admission. Brandon & Renee Pollard Kenner,…

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70-year-old Huntsville man dies in U.S. 72 accident Monday

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Around 7:55 a.m. Monday, James Morgan Johnson was killed when a Nissan SUV struck his Chevrolet Tahoe and he was ejected from the car while not wearing a seat belt.

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Disputed Alabama board of education meeting deemed legal by attorney

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H. Lewis Gillis of the Montgomery law firm of Means Gillis sent a memo to board members via email on Aug. 20 stating the meeting called by vice president Stephanie Bell, R-Montgomery, was indeed legal.

Former Pickens County female teacher pleads guilty to student sex, gets 3 years in prison

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Charli Jones Parker, 31, entered her guilty plea on Aug. 15, despite her attorney's attempts to get the action postponed pending the outcome of the appeal of the constitutionality of the state's teacher-student sex law.

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Sen. Luther Strange on Confederate statues: Keep them in place

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Strange said he disagreed with the barricade erected at the base of a Confederate obelisk in Birmingham's Linn Park on orders from Mayor William Bell.

Trump looks at eclipse without glasses; how Jeff Sessions, George H.W. Bush took in the show

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It appears President Donald Trump didn't get the memo about not looking at the solar eclipse without protective eyewear.

Jefferson County man, 26, arrested again on child pornography charges

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Dennis James Hudson Jr., 26, was arrested Friday by investigators with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, according to court records made public Monday. Hudson was among 31 suspects arrested in November 2016 in Alabama and Georgia during…

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Judge strikes down health insurance rate hike for Alabama educators; rules board met illegally

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Circuit Judge Johnny Hardwick invalidated the increases approved by the board of the Public Education Employees' Health Insurance Plan , which took effect Oct. 1.

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Man indicted in 2016 deadly DUI crash on I-65

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A Shelby County grand jury issued the reckless murder indictment again Daniel Joseph Robinson on Aug. 18, according to court records made public Monday. Robinson, 30, also is charged with DUI and has been out on bond since September 2016.

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Mobile radio host celebrates 5,000th broadcast of signature show

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Catt Sirten's "Radio Avalon" is approaching its 5,000th installment. Come out to help him celebrate his devoted musical career.

32-year-old Calera man shot, killed after Tasing Homewood police officer

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The Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified the man as Thomas Justin Walton. He was 32 and lived in Calera.

Eclipse sparks end-times theology

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The daughter of Evangelist Billy Graham, Anne Graham Lotz, wrote a blog post warning about the potential that today's total eclipse may be a sign of the end-times and God's judgment on earth.

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Solar Eclipse watchers flock to path of totality

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In the path of totality with a huge crowd in the WalMart parking lot in Dayton, Tennessee.

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Roy Moore has big lead on Luther Strange in Senate race, poll says

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Moore tells supporters that he is out of campaign money.

Sunday, Aug 20

Searchers find body of baby swept into Tallapoosa River

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Authorities said the body was found at around 11:09 p.m.

Missing Georgia woman killed in Centre car crash

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The woman reportedly suffered from dementia and had not returned to her Gordon County, Ga., home after leaving.

Montgomery police investigating Saturday homicide

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The call came about 8:30 p.m.

Historian Wayne Flynt on Senate race, Confederate monuments, Alabama's 'political prostitution'

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"Alabamians are anti-black, they're anti-establishment, they don't like Washington, they don't like the federal government despite the fact that Alabama couldn't exist without the federal government."

Saturday, Aug 19

Alabama Bid Day 2017: See the photos of 2,338 women rushing to their new sororities

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New pledges rushed meet their new sorority sisters during Bid Day at the University of Alabama on Saturday.

Huntsville police separate pro- and anti-Confederate memorial protesters

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The police strategy worked allowing the protest to continue with no violence.

Madison County Sheriff's investigator charged with sexual abuse

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Long-time Madison County Sheriff's Office investigator Roland Campos was arrested Friday and charged with first-degree sexual abuse, WHNT reported.

Homewood police officer fatally shoots suspect who Tased him, authorities say

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A Homewood police officer shot and killed a man early Saturday morning after a struggle in which the officer was Tased with his own stun gun.

Friday, Aug 18

Auburn Bid Day 2017: 1,401 women pledge sororities during annual event

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More than 1,400 young women filled Auburn University's campus with squeals of delight today as the 2017 Bid Day event wrapped up this year's Sorority Recruitment week at the college.

15 Alabama festivals and more worth the drive this month

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Whether you're interested in catching some live music, checking out a historic site, taking part in a summer festival or just trying something new, there are plenty of unique and fun events happening across the state this month. Want to…

Spanish Fort student confronts board over conservative reading list and bias at school

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Julia Coccaro, who filed a complaint with the Baldwin County School System in June alleging a culture of bias and discrimination, approached the School Board Thursday wanting an update. Board members couldn't provide much of one, saying…

New Confederate monument set to be unveiled in Alabama

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As cities from New Orleans to Baltimore tear down statues of Confederate generals, a new Confederate monument is slated to be unveiled later this month in Alabama.

Thursday, Aug 17

Trump said ready to name U.S. Rep. Jim Bridenstine NASA boss

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A former Navy combat pilot, Bridenstine has made space policy a focus of his tenure in Congress

$7.9 billion in Alabama-made vehicles shipped to 86 countries last year

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Demand for Alabama-made vehicles is causing significant jumps in a number of countries.

With Doug Jones, Alabama Democrats see potential for 'Mount Rushmore of political upsets'

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Jones, a Birmingham lawyer recognized for prosecuting the two men responsible for the 1963 Sixteenth Church bombing, won Tuesday's Democratic general election handily. But in deep-red Alabama, can Jones make a pitch for a political upset?