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  1. Alabama House passes bill requiring motorcycle operators to take test, rider courseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Alabama Live

    ... license. The bill received no debate in the House likely because the legislation sponsored by Rep. Phillip Pettus, R- Killen, grandfathers in all Alabamians who currently have a Class M endorsement. Alabama is currently the only state that doesn't ...

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  2. UAB nurse, former patient to share 'Nurse Kathy' story to help abused, neglected childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Alabama Live

    ... Henricks, also known as Nurse Kathy, "went way beyond the duty of a nurse, with her smile," Bentley recalled. The Killen resident, who never forgot the young woman's kindness, reunited with Nurse Kathy for the first time in four decades last month ...

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  3. HASRA overloaded with pets, looking to expandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... we can, but we're basically pretty much full now." HASRA has a sanctuary behind the Arx Mortis haunted attraction in Killen. They have indoor and outdoor kennels, and a few spare. However, they want to expand. "We want to build another indoor area ...

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  4. Facebook spurs emotional reunion between man and his childhood nurseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | CNET News.com

    ... there that cared and wanted to help," Gary told AL.com. Decades passed. Bentley grew up, had a family and settled in Killen, Ala., where he runs a turtle-farming business. Then last week, his wife Gwen posted an old photo on Facebook . It showed ...

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  5. Alabama only state not to require motorcycle license; lawmakers trying to change thatRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Alabama Live

    A piece of legislation that would require motorcycle operators to obtain a designated license passed its first hurdle in the Alabama House today. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Phillip Pettus, R- Killen, received a favorable report from the Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee after little discussion.

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  6. Alabama man reunited with nurse who helped him 40 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | WBTV

    ... there that cared and wanted to help," Gary told AL.com. Decades passed. Bentley grew up, had a family and settled in Killen, Alabama, where he runs a turtle farming business. Then last week, his wife Gwen posted an old photo on Facebook. It showed ...

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  7. Social Media Campaign Reunites Man With Childhood NurseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    ... Orlando 108 San Antonio 123, Minnesota ... "There was a nurse when I came out of intensive care," said Bentley, of Killen, Alabama. "She was on my floor right after I recovered and she was very sweet to me." "She brought me little gifts. I don't ...

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  8. PHOTO: Gary Bentley had open heart surgery when he was just 10 years old.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | ABC News

    "There was a nurse when I came out of intensive care," said Bentley of Killen, Alabama. "She was on my floor right after I recovered and she was very sweet to me.

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  9. Alabama man, nurse reunited after 40 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | CBS News

    ... there that cared and wanted to help," Gary told AL.com. Decades passed. Bentley grew up, had a family and settled in Killen, Alabama, where he runs a turtle farming business. Then last week, his wife Gwen posted an old photo on Facebook . It showed ...

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  10. Patient, nurse reunited after 40 yearsRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2015 | KSL-TV

    ... no clue," she said. "We're both very excited that it has touched so many people," Gary, who now runs a turtle farm in Killen, Ala., and bills himself as the Alabama Turtle Farmer, said. "That really is the amazing thing," Kathy said. "I read some of ...

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  11. Louisiana National Guard identifies soldiers killed in Black Hawk crash, one had Alabama tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... Sgt. Lance Bergeron, 40; and Staff Sgt. Thomas Charles "TC" Florich, 26. Florich had relatives living in the town of Killen, Ala., just east of Florence along the Tennessee River. Florich's aunt, Judi Dean, told the Times Daily newspaper in Florence ...

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  12. Gary Bentley reunited with Nurse Kathy in Alabama after social media campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... trouble remembering much else when he and his wife discovered her photo while they were going through old things in Killen, Alabama. Gary Bentley (left) was reunited with Nurse Kathy (right) a woman who took care of him when he was a boy When his ...

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  13. 2015 HS girls' lacrosse: St. Joseph by-the-Sea looking to get defensiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | SILive.com

    ... Amanda Velazquez (jr., midfielder); Julia Fleschner (soph., midfielder); Amanda Puccio (soph., defender); Bridget Killen (soph., midfielder); Alexa Proto (soph., midfielder/attacker). 2015 outlook: While the Vikings might be hoping to play ...

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  14. Do you know this nurse? Man searches for first person to show him kindnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... Gwen Bentley said on Facebook. (Gary Bentley) Gary Bentley and his wife of nearly 34 years, Gwen Parrish Bentley, of Killen, have in recent days both posted and photo to their Facebook profiles. "We were going through some things not long ago, and ...

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  15. Teens facing ATM fraud in Killen now face similar charges in FlorenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Police have announced that two teenagers facing charges over a bank ATM skimming device in Killen will also be charged in Florence. Killen police found skimming devices attached to the ATM at SunTrust on Feb. 22. These devices were intended to capture bank card numbers and PINs.

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  16. Man Accused Of Hitting, Killing Girlfriend With TruckRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | WTVF Nashville

    ... and Peppertown Road in Loretto. Officials with the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office said 36-year-old Kimberly Johnson Killen, of Killen, Alabama, had been struck by a vehicle. She later died as a result of her injuries. Her 36-year-old boyfriend, ...

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  17. Deshler 70, Jacksonville 57: Game-defining second quarter earns first Tigers title since...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | Alabama Live

    The dry spell for coach Jana Killen and her Deshler girls basketball team got washed away by a flood of second quarter points Friday night. The top-ranked Tigers took down No.

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  18. Tennessee man charged with running over, killing girlfriend from KillenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... Thursday. Deputies responded to the area of Lexington Highway and Peppertown Road where they found Kimberly Johnson Killen of Killen, Alabama with severe injuries. Emergency responders arrived but could not save her. A joint investigation was ...

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  19. 2nd ATM skimming device found at Shoals SunTrust locationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... part of a bigger operation. Investigators say the skimmer could be linked to a similar device found at a SunTrust in Killen over the weekend. Killen police say two teenagers were arrested on Saturday after they were caught trying to skim information ...

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  20. Police find illegal scanning device on ATM in KillenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Police monitored the ATM until two suspects returned to retrieve the two-part device, then detained and arrested both for encoded data fraud and identity theft. The names and photos of the two suspects are being withheld at this time because the suspects are 15 and 16-years-old.

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