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  • Job fair aims to motivate transitioning veterans

    Job fair aims to motivate transitioning veterans

    Thursday, February 22 2018 5:06 PM EST2018-02-22 22:06:19 GMT
    Still Serving Veterans organized a job fair for transitioning veterans Thursday. (Source: WBRC)Still Serving Veterans organized a job fair for transitioning veterans Thursday. (Source: WBRC)
    Still Serving Veterans organized a job fair for transitioning veterans Thursday. (Source: WBRC)Still Serving Veterans organized a job fair for transitioning veterans Thursday. (Source: WBRC)

    A job fair was aimed at giving veterans hope for finding employment after serving. The Alabama Workforce Training Center held the event Thursday.

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    A job fair was aimed at giving veterans hope for finding employment after serving. The Alabama Workforce Training Center held the event Thursday.

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  • Pawn shop managers see spike in gun sales as tax refund checks clear

    Pawn shop managers see spike in gun sales as tax refund checks clear

    Thursday, February 22 2018 4:56 PM EST2018-02-22 21:56:07 GMT
    Pawn store managers said they see an increase in gun sales after people receive their tax refunds. (Source: WBRC)Pawn store managers said they see an increase in gun sales after people receive their tax refunds. (Source: WBRC)
    Pawn store managers said they see an increase in gun sales after people receive their tax refunds. (Source: WBRC)Pawn store managers said they see an increase in gun sales after people receive their tax refunds. (Source: WBRC)

    Tax refund checks are clearing and pawn shops tell us folks are coming in to buy some high-priced guns. 

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    Tax refund checks are clearing and pawn shops tell us folks are coming in to buy some high-priced guns. 

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  • 2 arrested for Alabaster robbery after chase ends in Calera

    2 arrested for Alabaster robbery after chase ends in Calera

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 6:39 PM EST2018-02-14 23:39:36 GMT

    Police in Alabaster have identified two individuals accused of a robbery that started a police chase that ended in Calera on Tuesday.

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    Police in Alabaster have identified two individuals accused of a robbery that started a police chase that ended in Calera on Tuesday.

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  • Mother of slain Holt basketball star speaks out

    Mother of slain Holt basketball star speaks out

    Monday, February 12 2018 9:35 PM EST2018-02-13 02:35:01 GMT

    Angela Merriweather, the mother of slain Holt basketball star Jalen Merriweather, says her son had big plans. That was until Jalen was shot and killed last Friday night trying to protect his sister as she was being confronted by Donald Robertson. According to Captain Kip Hart of Tuscaloosa Metro Homicide, Jalen’s sister was being pistol-whipped by Robertson. It was then that Merriweather intervened and was shot by Robertson, who remains on the loose and is considered armed &...

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    Angela Merriweather, the mother of slain Holt basketball star Jalen Merriweather, says her son had big plans. That was until Jalen was shot and killed last Friday night trying to protect his sister as she was being confronted by Donald Robertson. According to Captain Kip Hart of Tuscaloosa Metro Homicide, Jalen’s sister was being pistol-whipped by Robertson. It was then that Merriweather intervened and was shot by Robertson, who remains on the loose and is considered armed &...

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  • Karle's Korner: It's time to save a life

    Karle's Korner: It's time to save a life

    Saturday, February 3 2018 6:32 AM EST2018-02-03 11:32:28 GMT
    (Source: WBRC file video)(Source: WBRC file video)

    You already know about the dangers of alcohol, drugs and synthetic drugs (watch those little packs of Spice that can often be purchased at convenience stores). I thought I’d offer you a list of what your child may be exposed to at anytime, anywhere -- it’s really mind boggling.

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    You already know about the dangers of alcohol, drugs and synthetic drugs (watch those little packs of Spice that can often be purchased at convenience stores). I thought I’d offer you a list of what your child may be exposed to at anytime, anywhere -- it’s really mind boggling.

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  • Parents concerned about money proposed for new Birmingham stadium

    Parents concerned about money proposed for new Birmingham stadium

    Friday, February 2 2018 7:13 PM EST2018-02-03 00:13:31 GMT
    Parents are upset about city funds going toward the proposed downtown stadium rather than the school system. (Source: WBRC Video)Parents are upset about city funds going toward the proposed downtown stadium rather than the school system. (Source: WBRC Video)

    Some Birmingham parents are questioning spending millions of dollars on a new stadium when city schools are doing so poorly. The state department of education graded 22 schools with an F.

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    Some Birmingham parents are questioning spending millions of dollars on a new stadium when city schools are doing so poorly. The state department of education graded 22 schools with an F.

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