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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - A former University of Alabama student says she was wrong and "there's no excuse" for videos she posted using a racial slur. Harley Barber is no longer enrolled at the university after the videos were reported to school administrators.

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Several Southern states will be dealing with the lingering effects of a slow-moving winter storm that dumped a half-foot (15 centimeters) of snow on North Carolina's largest cities, dusted the Deep South and killed at least 10 people. Icicles hung from a statue of jazz musicians in normally balmy New Orleans on Wednesday, and drivers unaccustomed to ice spun their wheels across Atlanta, which was brought to a near-standstill by little more than an inch (2.5 centimeters) of snow.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The Alabama Senate has approved a bill that would do away with marriage licenses and the requirement for people to go through a wedding ceremony. Senators on Tuesday voted 19-1 for the bill. It now moves to the House of Representatives. Sen. Greg Albritton said his bill, 'truly separates the church and the state.'

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The Alabama Senate has approved a bill that would require police agencies to collect data on race and traffic stops. Senators on Tuesday approved the legislation on a 27-0 vote. It moves to the Alabama House.

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