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3 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Job fair in the works for Hillshire Brands workers affected by Florence plant closure in...

Hillshire Brands is planning a job fair in the coming weeks for employees who will be affected by the Florence factory's closure later this year.

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Related Topix: Florence, AL

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Animal advocate horrified to hear about malnourished cattle

Animal advocates spoke out about a case of animal cruelty that spanned two counties in North Alabama.

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Related Topix: Animal Rights, Limestone County, AL

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Social Studies Teacher Brings Military Experience to the Classroom

This weeks Tools for Teachers honoree and recipient of 319 dollars is David Weiss, a Social Studies teacher at Central School in Lauderdale County.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Lauderdale Commissioners and Florence Council to Discuss EMS Contract

After one year of providing emergency medical assistance, the contract with Shoals Ambulance Service in Lauderdale County is up for renewal.

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Related Topix: Florence, AL

Wed Apr 09, 2014

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Shoals Drug Addiction Counselors See Spike In Heroin Cases

Drug task force agents in both Colbert and Lauderdale counties say the drug started showing up about a year ago.

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Related Topix: Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Colbert County, AL, Sheffield, AL

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Alabama Live

Florence mom says she was pressed to confess in infant's death

An Alabama woman accused of killing her infant son a decade ago in eastern Pennsylvania has alleged that she was duped into meeting with police last summer and pressured to confess even though she was innocent.

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Related Topix: Florence, AL, Violent Crime

Alabama Live

'Suspicious' death in Lauderdale County now ruled a homicide

Lauderdale County officials have now ruled a "suspicious" death a homicide, according to AL.com's news partner, WHNT News 19 .

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Related Topix: Anderson, AL

Mon Apr 07, 2014

WHNT-TV Huntsville

One Place of the Shoals Connects Victims with Resources

Being the victim of domestic violence, rape or sexual abuse is a terrible thing.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Sun Apr 06, 2014

WAFF-TV Huntsville

4th heroin-related death reported in Florence area

The rise in heroin use in the Shoals was made apparent earlier this week when several law enforcement agencies made known their declaration of war against the drug.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Tue Mar 25, 2014

The Detroit News

Alabama family sues GM in wrongful death case involving Chevy Cobalt ignition switch failure

The family of a 32-year-old Alabama woman who died in a 2013 accident in her 2006 Chevy Cobalt have sued General Motors Co.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against GM in Lauderdale County

A lawsuit naming General Motors claims a faulty ignition switch caused the death of a 32-year-old Lauderdale County woman.

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The Montgomery Advertiser

Montgomery firm sues GM over faulty ignition switch

The Beasley Allen law firm has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against General Motors and claims the company covered up a dangerous design flaw in some of their vehicles.

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Related Topix: Montgomery, AL

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