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Hunt for driver who hit child at bus stop and smokers react as tobacco tax moves forward

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Happy Hump Day from the desk of Jonathan Hardison! I hope you're having a good day. Check out some of the stories we're working on for tonight.

Tobacco tax on the line

Should smokers help make up our state budget shortfall? A new tax on tobacco passed a key House committee today and may get an up or down vote on the state House floor as soon as tomorrow. Tonight on WBRC FOX6 News at 9 Sherea Harris is talking to smokers and tobacco tax supporters about why this is or isn’t a good idea and who may by hurt the most by this potential new tax.

Boy hit at the bus stop
And all new on WBRC FOX6 News at 10 our Josh Gauntt tonight is talking to the dad of a 6-year-old boy hurt in a hit-and-run at a school bus stop this morning. Tonight how that little boy is doing and the latest on the hunt for the driver.

Those stories and more beginning at 9 on WBRC FOX6 News. I hope you'll watch us on air, online at or in the WBRC News app by clicking "Live Newscasts." 

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