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Councilors waffling on UAB pledge and friends mourn Talladega woman killed in Afghanistan

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Good afternoon from the desk of Janet Hall. Here are the stories we're working on for FOX6 News this evening.

Will B'ham make good on UAB pledge?

Last week the Birmingham City Council passed a resolution promising $2.5 million to UAB football. But today city counselors are debating whether to keep the pledge. Will they show UAB the money? We'll put that question to council members.

Big backup on I-65

Traffic is backed up for miles on I-65 Northbound near Calera this afternoon. Two 18 wheelers were involved in a wreck. Drivers are advised to avoid the wreck by getting off on exit 231 and getting back on the interstate at exit 238. We'll have the latest on the situation at 5:00.

Talladega woman killed in Afghanistan

Krissie K. Davis died in an indirect fire attack on Bagram Airbase in Afghanistan. She was a civilian working for the Department of Defense. We'll have reaction from the Talladega community where friends are mourning her loss.

Those stories and more beginning at 5 on FOX6 News. I hope you'll watch us on air, online at MyFoxAl.com or in the WBRC News app by clicking "Live Newscasts."

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