COVID vaccination updates from UAB doctor

The demand for COVID-19 vaccinations continues to exceed supplies. State health leaders are hoping larger supplies and new community outreach programs will help get more shots into arms in the state.

  Democrats tighten stimulus check eligibility, firm up support for virus bill

A source said President Joe Biden and Senate Democrats have agreed to tighten the income limits for people who will be eligible to receive $1,400 stimulus checks.
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  FBI chief warns violent ‘domestic terrorism’ growing in US

Wray’s comments in his first public appearance before Congress since the deadly Capitol attack two months ago amounted to the FBI’s most vigorous defense against the suggestion that it had not adequately communicated to police agencies that there was a distinct possibility of violence.

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UAB Gospel Choir director Kevin P. Turner dies

University of Montevallo will return to full in-person classes this fall

  ADPH: Alabama tops 10,000 deaths from COVID-19

TWO YEARS LATER: Church destroyed in Lee Co. tornadoes being rebuilt; welcoming members back

Watoola United Methodist Church, built back in 1905, was destroyed by the EF4 tornado that ravaged Lee County’s landscape March 3, 2019.
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  General: Pentagon hesitated on sending Guard to Capitol riot

The hourslong delay cost the National Guard precious minutes in the early hours of the rioting.

  Get tested for COVID-19 when symptomatic for best treatment results

  Mixing Johnson & Johnson with Pfizer or Moderna vaccine an unknown

  Birmingham Airport Authority optimistic about travel heading into warmer months

  Walt Maddox wins reelection in Tuscaloosa mayoral race

  2021 Tuscaloosa municipal election results

  Alabama Senate passes bill banning transgender treatments for minors

  Hoover Library celebrates National Read Across America Day

  Clinic runs out of second doses of COVID-19 vaccine

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Solid sign-ups for Biden’s new ‘Obamacare’ coverage offer

The solid start to the three-month special enrollment period indicates a pent-up demand for health insurance as the COVID-19 pandemic approaches the one-year mark.

SPORTS

  Hoover beats Hewitt-Trussville to win 7A State Championship

  Hewitt-Trussville to face Hoover in 7A Championship game

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Tennessee moving to vaccine phase 1C next week; here’s who becomes eligible

  Birmingham PD: 2 people shot on I-65 South, possible targeted

  UPDATE: Kangaroo caught after escape from farm in small Alabama town

Kangaroo Jack has been caught after several days on the lam.
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Friends who met at work, bonded over adoption find out they’re biological sisters

The newfound siblings intend to continue navigating the process of meeting their biological father and siblings in the Dominican Republic together.

66-year-old woman dies after crash in B’ham

  Ethan Hill receives award for profound impact in B’ham homeless community

  GRAPHIC VIDEO: Clerk shot in store robbery in Birmingham

  Jefferson County launches new vaccine application for businesses with essential workers

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