Experts: Avoid over-the-counter painkillers before getting COVID-19 vaccine

There is new data to suggest that taking a painkiller before getting your COVID-19 vaccine may not be a good idea.

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  Guard troops head home after helping secure Biden inaugural

The National Guard Bureau says that of the nearly 26,000 Guard troops deployed to D.C. for the inaugural, just 10,600 remain on duty.

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Johnson & Johnson vaccine could provide needed boost to state’s allocation

Mayor Woodfin: $6.2 million in emergency rental assistance for Birmingham residents hurt by COVID-19

17-year-old arrested after 2 unloaded firearms located in vehicle

  Remembering baseball icon Hank Aaron

Hammerin’ Hank is what baseball fans everywhere called Hank Aaron because of his sweet swing, a swing that forever changed the game of baseball.
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  Schumer: Trump impeachment trial to begin week of Feb. 8

The House impeached Trump on a single charge of incitement of insurrection for the deadly attack on the Capitol that unfolded on Jan. 6.

Gangster Disciples leaders sentenced for racketeering conspiracy involving murder

Walker Co. Sheriff: Missing woman victim of foul play

  ADPH addresses COVID-19 vaccine frustrations and delays

100-year-old WWII veteran receives key to City of Hoover

UPDATE: Arrest in shooting at Hoover apartment complex

19-year-old man shot in vehicle at Hoover apartment complex

Gov. Ivey orders flags flown at half-staff to honor Hank Aaron

  ADPH: More than 436K COVID-19 cases, more than 6,400 deaths in Alabama as more than 233K people have recovered

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  Biden signs orders on food and unemployment aid as talks start on big aid plan

President Joe Biden wants to get assistance flowing while Congress begins to consider a $1.9 trillion package to help those affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

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  Remembering baseball icon Hank Aaron

  Bryan Harsin completes staff at Auburn

  AHSAA makes adjustments to Winter Sport Championships

  Samford football ‘excited’ about playing a spring season

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  Birmingham VA to vaccinate eligible veterans at United Way Building Monday

  Hospitals seeing shortages of gloves

  Next six weeks critical in fight against COVID-19 says head of AL Hospital Assoc.

  Tuscaloosa Police Department sees “rapid rise” in mental health calls, launches new behavioral health unit

After receiving double the amount of mental health calls in one year, The Tuscaloosa Police department is now launching a behavioral health unit.
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  Hank Aaron, baseball’s one-time home run king, dies at 86

“Hammerin’ Hank” set a wide array of career hitting records during a 23-year career spent mostly with the Milwaukee and Atlanta Braves, including RBIs, extra-base hits and total bases.

  ADPH reports “bonus doses” in some COVID-19 vaccine vials

  Free COVID-19 tests harder to come by in Alabama

You can county shop for COVID-19 vaccine in Alabama

  Some new executive orders impact education services

CENTRAL ALABAMA

  ADPH addresses COVID-19 vaccine frustrations and delays

Jefferson County home ownership information programs

UPDATE: Arrest in shooting at Hoover apartment complex

EAST ALABAMA

  St. Clair Co. dealing with limited supply of COVID-19 vaccine

Koch foods expansion to bring 135 jobs to East Alabama

Buc-ee’s opening in Leeds

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