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College students targeted by new scam

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Good evening from the FOX6 Newsroom. This is Jonathan Hardison with the headlines we're following for you tonight.

College students targeted by new scam

New tonight: A big warning for college students and their families. Scammers are targeting you with a phone scam that claims you owe your school money or may have defaulted on a student loan. On WBRC FOX6 News at 9 right after Empire, Josh Gauntt is talking to a local FBI agent about how to avoid becoming a victim.

A big move coming up on Saturday

How in the world do you safely transport hundreds of patients, some in critical condition, from one hospital to another? That’s the daunting task facing Trinity this Saturday as it moves to its new home on Highway 280 at Grandview Medical Center. Tonight only on WBRC FOX6 News at 10, Vanessa Araiza is talking to Jefferson County’s EMA about how they’re going to help make sure patients get there safely, and what you need to know if you’re planning to be out and about in metro Birmingham on Saturday while this big move is happening.

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