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  • Students helping students: Deja King Foundation

    Students helping students: Deja King Foundation

    Saturday, May 19 2018 3:46 PM EDT2018-05-19 19:46:44 GMT
    5th graders at Brookwood Forest Elementary are raising money for the foundation. (Source: Family)5th graders at Brookwood Forest Elementary are raising money for the foundation. (Source: Family)

    25 college freshmen won't have to worry about where to find the money to furnish their dorm rooms and it all started with a mother who can't send her own daughter to college. "God is amazing," says Shuanta Renae. Powerful words from a mother who turns tragedy into triumph. "Deja was actually born normal," says Renae. "At the age of 6 months she contracted pneumococcal meningitis. That left her with multiple disabilities giving her a lifespan of one yea...

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    25 college freshmen won't have to worry about where to find the money to furnish their dorm rooms and it all started with a mother who can't send her own daughter to college. "God is amazing," says Shuanta Renae. Powerful words from a mother who turns tragedy into triumph. "Deja was actually born normal," says Renae. "At the age of 6 months she contracted pneumococcal meningitis. That left her with multiple disabilities giving her a lifespan of one yea...

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  • Alabama Law Enforcement Torch Run set for May 17

    Alabama Law Enforcement Torch Run set for May 17

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 4:03 PM EDT2018-05-16 20:03:48 GMT
    Source: WBRC videoSource: WBRC video
    Source: WBRC videoSource: WBRC video

    The Alabama Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics State Torch Run for the Summer Games is an awareness event to promote the relationship between Law Enforcement and Special Olympics.

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    The Alabama Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics State Torch Run for the Summer Games is an awareness event to promote the relationship between Law Enforcement and Special Olympics.

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  • Wylam SERVED 365 info

    Wylam SERVED 365 info

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 4:37 PM EDT2018-05-15 20:37:48 GMT
    To learn more information about the SERVED 365 program featured in Sarah Verser's What's Right With Our Schools report, you can visit them on Facebook or Instagram at the following links: Click here for Facebook Click here for Instagram Copyright 2018 WBRC. All rights reserved.More >>
    To learn more information about the SERVED 365 program featured in Sarah Verser's What's Right With Our Schools report, you can visit them on Facebook or Instagram at the following links: Click here for Facebook Click here for Instagram Copyright 2018 WBRC. All rights reserved.More >>
  • New app helps you find your way around UAB Medicine

    New app helps you find your way around UAB Medicine

    Monday, May 14 2018 10:07 PM EDT2018-05-15 02:07:15 GMT
    UAB Medicine Wayfinder (Source: WBRC)UAB Medicine Wayfinder (Source: WBRC)

    We are on your side to help those of you getting around the largest hospital in Alabama. If you've ever had an appointment at UAB, you know it can be difficult to navigate the campus' six million square feet. Now, there'a a new app making it much easier. 

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    We are on your side to help those of you getting around the largest hospital in Alabama. If you've ever had an appointment at UAB, you know it can be difficult to navigate the campus' six million square feet. Now, there'a a new app making it much easier. 

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  • Big-name artists to take part in concert for opening of lynching memorial

    Big-name artists to take part in concert for opening of lynching memorial

    Monday, March 26 2018 11:54 AM EDT2018-03-26 15:54:07 GMT
    (Source: Equal Justice Initiative Website)(Source: Equal Justice Initiative Website)
    (Source: Equal Justice Initiative Website)(Source: Equal Justice Initiative Website)

    Some big-name artists have been announced as performers for a concert to celebrate the grand opening of the National Memorial for Peace and Justice.

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    Some big-name artists have been announced as performers for a concert to celebrate the grand opening of the National Memorial for Peace and Justice.

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  • Kids & Jobs Internship Draft 2018

    Kids & Jobs Internship Draft 2018

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:06 PM EDT2018-04-18 19:06:40 GMT
    Kids and Jobs 2018Kids and Jobs 2018

    Watch the FOX6 Kids & Jobs 2018 Internship Draft!

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    Watch the FOX6 Kids & Jobs 2018 Internship Draft!

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  • 7 arrested on federal charges for cocaine, marijuana trafficking

    7 arrested on federal charges for cocaine, marijuana trafficking

    Friday, April 13 2018 5:52 PM EDT2018-04-13 21:52:49 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    The U.S. Department of Justice says it has arrested seven men suspected of trafficking cocaine and marijuana, mostly in the Montgomery area.

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    The U.S. Department of Justice says it has arrested seven men suspected of trafficking cocaine and marijuana, mostly in the Montgomery area.

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    FULL REPORT: AG Jeff Landry gives details on Alton Sterling shooting

    FULL REPORT: AG Jeff Landry gives details on Alton Sterling shooting

    Tuesday, March 27 2018 8:14 PM EDT2018-03-28 00:14:00 GMT

    Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry said based on the evidence gathered his office CANNOT proceed with charges against either of the Baton Rouge police officers involved in the Alton Sterling shooting investigation.

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    Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry said based on the evidence gathered his office CANNOT proceed with charges against either of the Baton Rouge police officers involved in the Alton Sterling shooting investigation.

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  • VIDEO: How to protect your data on Facebook

    VIDEO: How to protect your data on Facebook

    Thursday, March 22 2018 7:01 AM EDT2018-03-22 11:01:42 GMT
    (Source: WAFB)(Source: WAFB)
    (Source: WAFB)(Source: WAFB)

    We created a video explainer to show you how you can change your app permission settings on Facebook to protect your personal information.

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    We created a video explainer to show you how you can change your app permission settings on Facebook to protect your personal information.

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  • Girl battling cancer needs your help collecting firefighter patches

    Girl battling cancer needs your help collecting firefighter patches

    Monday, March 5 2018 4:40 PM EST2018-03-05 21:40:25 GMT
    12-year-old Mileena is collecting firefighter patches. (Source: WBRC/Steffany Means)12-year-old Mileena is collecting firefighter patches. (Source: WBRC/Steffany Means)
    12-year-old Mileena is collecting firefighter patches. (Source: WBRC/Steffany Means)12-year-old Mileena is collecting firefighter patches. (Source: WBRC/Steffany Means)

    "What I think I feel good about is that some people don't appreciate firefighters and paramedics like they should and that's one of the reasons I wanted to do it, " says Mileena Painter.

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    "What I think I feel good about is that some people don't appreciate firefighters and paramedics like they should and that's one of the reasons I wanted to do it, " says Mileena Painter.

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  • This TX dog rides a horse better than most people

    This TX dog rides a horse better than most people

    (Source: Kathryn Gregory / Youtube)(Source: Kathryn Gregory / Youtube)
    (Source: Kathryn Gregory / Youtube)(Source: Kathryn Gregory / Youtube)

    This dog in Texas has many talents, among them riding a horse like a pro. 

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    This dog in Texas has many talents, among them riding a horse like a pro. 

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  • Ivey announces Let's Get Alarmed Alabama free smoke detector program

    Ivey announces Let's Get Alarmed Alabama free smoke detector program

    Monday, March 5 2018 1:52 PM EST2018-03-05 18:52:10 GMT
    New initiative to give free smoke detectors to Alabama households (Source: WSFA 12 News)New initiative to give free smoke detectors to Alabama households (Source: WSFA 12 News)
    New initiative to give free smoke detectors to Alabama households (Source: WSFA 12 News)New initiative to give free smoke detectors to Alabama households (Source: WSFA 12 News)

    Gov. Kay Ivey along with other state and local officials announced a partnership to distribute and install smoke detectors across Alabama.

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    Gov. Kay Ivey along with other state and local officials announced a partnership to distribute and install smoke detectors across Alabama.

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  • ON YOUR SIDE: More firefighters facing health risks that could last long after the smoke clears

    ON YOUR SIDE: More firefighters facing health risks that could last long after the smoke clears

    Thursday, March 9 2017 2:38 AM EST2017-03-09 07:38:42 GMT
    (Source: WBRC video)(Source: WBRC video)

    They put themselves in harm's way to protect us. Now firefighters are facing a health threat more and more that lasts could last long after the smoke clears. A recent study finds firefighters are being diagnosed with cancer and post-traumatic stress disorder at alarming rates.

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    They put themselves in harm's way to protect us. Now firefighters are facing a health threat more and more that lasts could last long after the smoke clears. A recent study finds firefighters are being diagnosed with cancer and post-traumatic stress disorder at alarming rates.

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  • All 50 states ranked for driving: Texas tops list

    All 50 states ranked for driving: Texas tops list

    Thursday, January 25 2018 11:58 AM EST2018-01-25 16:58:14 GMT

    According to the financial website WalletHub, Texas was ranked the best state for driving. 

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    According to the financial website WalletHub, Texas was ranked the best state for driving. 

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  • Holiday shipping 2017: Important deadlines you need to know

    Holiday shipping 2017: Important deadlines you need to know

    Sunday, December 10 2017 6:52 PM EST2017-12-10 23:52:08 GMT
    (Source: Pixabay.com)(Source: Pixabay.com)

    As Christmas creeps closer, people are running out of time to send their packages across the country. No one wants their packages to arrive after the holidays because of shipping deadlines, so shipping companies are posting important dates on their websites to help customers ship on time.

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    As Christmas creeps closer, people are running out of time to send their packages across the country. No one wants their packages to arrive after the holidays because of shipping deadlines, so shipping companies are posting important dates on their websites to help customers ship on time.

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Close your bedroom door to slow a quickly-spreading fire

    3 On Your Side Investigates: Close your bedroom door to slow a quickly-spreading fire

    Tuesday, December 5 2017 7:21 PM EST2017-12-06 00:21:27 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    We all think it will never happen: ripped from your sleep to a piercing alarm, terrifying flames and a thick black smoke choking your lungs.   But you might not know, the simple act of closing your bedroom door each night before you go to sleep could buy your family life saving seconds in a fire.  

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    We all think it will never happen: ripped from your sleep to a piercing alarm, terrifying flames and a thick black smoke choking your lungs.   But you might not know, the simple act of closing your bedroom door each night before you go to sleep could buy your family life saving seconds in a fire.  

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  • Wreaths Across America project seeks donations for holiday wreath-laying

    Wreaths Across America project seeks donations for holiday wreath-laying

    Tuesday, November 28 2017 4:38 PM EST2017-11-28 21:38:28 GMT
    (Source: Chris Tate/Wreaths Across America)(Source: Chris Tate/Wreaths Across America)

    Organizers of a project aimed at saluting fallen veterans during the holiday need thousands of donations ahead of a deadline. The Wreaths Across America project aims to put a holiday wreath on the grave of every fallen soldier buried in national cemeteries across the county. 

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    Organizers of a project aimed at saluting fallen veterans during the holiday need thousands of donations ahead of a deadline. The Wreaths Across America project aims to put a holiday wreath on the grave of every fallen soldier buried in national cemeteries across the county. 

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