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More women registering firearms and students recovering after electric shock

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Good evening from the desk of Jonathan Hardison. 

I promise we already were working on our story about how gun permits for women in Jefferson County are pacing well ahead of 2015 before we learned about the woman kidnapped by a man hiding in her car’s backseat in the Trussville Target parking lot last night. Tonight at 9, Lydia Hu is looking into the numbers, why these women feel compelled to get the licenses, and if they’re helping provide safety and a sense of protection.

Our entire newsroom tonight is sending thoughts and prayers to the families of three Vestavia Hills High School students who came in contact with a live power line on the school’s athletic practice field this afternoon and one of whom, Jack Graffeo, is listed in critical condition tonight according to Children’s of Alabama. Our Jamiese Price is live for WBRC Fox6 News at 10 with what we’re learning so far about what happened and the concerns of parents now about their student athletes’ safety going forward.

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