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News Minute: Here is the latest Alabama news from The Associated Press at 5:40 p.m. CDT

(AP) - Crime victims are calling for personal information such as addresses and telephone numbers to be removed from Alabama's court records website. They say that information should remain private in order to keep them safe from their perpetrators.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Suspended Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore is preparing to announce his plans for the future. Moore has scheduled a Wednesday press conference on the Alabama Capitol steps to announce his plans.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A report says travelers spent more than $13 billion in Alabama last year. The study was conducted for the state tourism agency by an economist at Auburn University Montgomery. It says more than 25 million travelers spent a total of $13.4 billion in the state in 2016 on hotels, shopping, transportation and restaurants. The number represents an increase of 5.4 percent from the year before. Tourism Director Lee Sentell says travel spending has doubled in the state over the last 14 years.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - An Alabama-based bank will invest $23 million into a new operations facility in Mississippi. Regions Financial Corp. is looking to hire around 420 workers when the facility is complete in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. The bank plans to start construction on the 75,000-square-foot facility later this year.

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