Missing Kansas woman was headed to Birmingham to visit family

Marilane Carter, 36, was last seen leaving her home in Overland Park, Kansas on August 1 around 8:15 p.m.

  Macron promises help, Beirut residents vent fury at leaders

Lebanese officials targeted in the investigation of the massive blast that tore through Beirut sought to shift blame for the presence of explosives at the city’s port, and the visiting French president warned Thursday that without serious reforms the country would “continue to sink.”
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  Capitol negotiators still stuck, still trying on virus aid

After more than a week’s worth of meetings, at least some clarity is emerging in the bipartisan Washington talks on a huge COVID-19 response bill.

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  Warrant issued for arrest of Alabama Rep. Will Dismukes

Walker County Sheriff implements new ‘Fit for Duty’ assessment for deputies

  ADPH: More than 1,600 people have died from COVID-19 as over 93K test positive and almost 38K recover

  ‘Ya’ll we’ve got to get through this thing and we will together': Gov. Ivey on COVID-19, masks and testing

Woman’s shooting death in B’ham Saturday night ruled justifiable

Following the assessment of the information, the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office ruled the actions justifiable.
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  Bride in Beirut wedding photo shoot speaks about explosion

Video captured the special moment turning into chaos, as the bride can later be seen being whisked away into a building.

  Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox issues executive order, affects bars, brewpubs, clubs

When does my school start? List of dates for schools in our viewing area

  B’ham tech company GoodJob donates $10K for hunger

17-year-old killed, 3 injured in late Tuesday night shooting in Birmingham

  Walker County Schools to start with 2-day in person instruction

  Testing college students: UAB develops test, strategy to analyze 6,000 samples per day

Bessemer police investigating early morning shooting

  Pre-K will happen in AL, here’s how to sign up

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1.2 million seek jobless aid after $600 federal check ends

Nearly 1.2 million laid-off Americans applied for state unemployment benefits last week, evidence that the coronavirus keeps forcing companies to slash jobs just as a critical $600 weekly federal jobless payment has expired.

SPORTS

  Pinson Valley practices in full pads Wednesday

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  COVID-19 can make it difficult to breathe. Respiratory Therapists help you breathe, but more are needed

  Special Education Director says special needs students will need individual plans when returning to school

  Gym teachers making changes to keep students active

Bessemer City Schools cancelling all fall middle school sports

  JCDH: Ask how long test results should take before you get swabbed

Depending on the lab, it could take anywhere from a day to a week to get back test results.
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‘Heroine’ nurse protected 3 newborns at hospital hit by Beirut explosion

Authorities say the explosion killed at least 135 people and wounded about 5,000 others.

  Counselor recommends 3 things for parents to do for young students

  Babysitting app Wyndy partnering with companies to provide childcare for employees

  Cullman Co. Superintendent has questions about guidance from Alabama Department of Public Health

  Trussville makes changes to school reopening plan

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