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Auburn trees set on fire after LSU defeat, man in custody

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AUBURN-Police have confirmed a 29-year-old man from Auburn is in custody and is suspected of intentionally setting fire to the trees at Toomer’s Corner. Continue reading Auburn trees set on fire after LSU defeat, man in custody

UNA Lions steam roll West Alabama, 45-7

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LIVINGSTON, Ala. – North Alabama scored three first quarter touchdowns and the 19th ranked Lions rolled to a 45-7 Gulf South Conference road win over West Alabama at Tiger Stadium. Continue reading UNA Lions steam roll West Alabama, 45-7

20 year old dies in crash

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LAUDERDALE COUNTY–Troopers tell the Shoals Insider, a twenty-year-old Waterloo woman was killed in a single-vehicle crash early Saturday. Continue reading 20 year old dies in crash

Tide extinguishes Kent State, 48-0

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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The University of Alabama’s top-ranked football team (4-0) shutout Kent State (1-3), 48-0, before a capacity crowd of 101,821 on Saturday afternoon at Bryant-Denny Stadium on the campus of The University of Alabama. A strong start by the Crimson Tide quickly ended any question about the outcome as Alabama racked up a 21-0 lead after one-quarter and led, 41-0, at halftime. Continue reading Tide extinguishes Kent State, 48-0

Dollar General Fined $277,656 for Discriminating Against Diabetic

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – A federal jury has found in favor of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in a federal disability discrimination lawsuit against the retail giant Dollar General, the federal agency announced today. EEOC had charged Dollar General with firing a cashier at its Maryville, Tenn., store because of her need to treat her diabetes.

 

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NW-SCC gets $2 million grant

NW-SCC receives over $2 million grant to upgrade the College’s technology infrastructure and improve student retention

NW-SCC receives over $2 million grant to upgrade the College’s technology infrastructure and improve student retention

MUSCLE SHOALS & PHIL CAMPBELL, ALA. — Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) has been awarded a grant of more than $2 million from the U.S. Department of Education’s, Title III – Strengthening Institutions Program (SIP). Continue reading NW-SCC gets $2 million grant

Doctor charged with illegal prescribing and health care fraud

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HUNTSVILLE – Federal prosecutors on Thursday charged a former Huntsville physician, who was the nation’s highest Medicare prescriber of opioid painkillers at the height of his practice, with illegally prescribing controlled substances and with a health care fraud involving $9.5 million in unneeded and unused urine tests, announced U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance and FBI Special Agent in Charge Roger C. Stanton. Continue reading Doctor charged with illegal prescribing and health care fraud

Florence Mugshots for 9.20.2016

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Attorney General Strange in Florence for law enforcement training event

 

Training Focuses on Violent Crime Investigations

Training Focuses on Violent Crime Investigations

Attorney General Luther Strange, in conjunction with a coalition of Alabama sheriffs, police chiefs, and district attorneys,has been holding a series of training sessions across the state to bring local law enforcement up to date on the latest practices in investigating and solving crimes. The fourth in this series of events was held yesterday in Florence. Continue reading Attorney General Strange in Florence for law enforcement training event

Authorities searching for deadbeat dad

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MOST WANTED – The Colbert County Sheriff’s Office has warrants for 32-year-old Demarcio Nelson. With a last known address in Florence, Nelson has not been paying his court ordered child support and has a warrant for his arrest. Continue reading Authorities searching for deadbeat dad