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UAB patient tests negative for Ebola and big concerns about state education budget

There is a large presence of police and first responders at UAB. (Source: WBRC) There is a large presence of police and first responders at UAB. (Source: WBRC)

Good afternoon from the desk of Janet Hall. Here are the stories we’re working on for FOX6 News this evening.
 
It’s not Ebola!

After a challenging 24 hours Alabama health officials say a possible case of Ebola in Birmingham has now been ruled out.  The individual tested negative for Ebola at UAB. According to Fire Captain C.W. Mardis his firefighters were also cleared. We’ll have the latest on FOX6 News at 5.

Back to school, back to proration?

It’s the first day of school for Birmingham City students and already there is talk of proration. State Superintendent Tommy Bice says proration could begin as early as October if state lawmakers take money out of the education fund without replacing it. Lawmakers are considering that possibility right now in a special session. We’ll have reaction.
 
Blue Bell is almost back

Ice cream production is now underway at the Blue Bell plant in Sylacauga. We understand health authorities have given the plant clearance to make and sell ice cream but it’s not on the shelves yet. We'll have the latest details from Sylacauga!
 
Those stories and more beginning at 5 on FOX6 News. 

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