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  1. British couple to see whether Alabama is their cup of teaRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 23 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    The British couple who mistook Birmingham, Alabama for Birmingham, England when booking a trip to Las Vegas a few months ago will get to experience the Magic City for themselves on Aug. 16-17. Richella Heekin and Ben Marlow's upcoming excursion is a chance for Alabamians to show residents of Birmingham, England that Birmingham is a worthy, and maybe even better tourist destination than Sin City, said Tom Cosby, a retired Birmingham businessman, who is organizing the couple's visit.

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  2. British couple to see whether Birmingham is their cup of teaRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 23 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    A British couple who mistook Birmingham, Alabama, for Birmingham, England, when booking a trip to Las Vegas a few months ago will get to see the Alabama version for themselves Aug. 16-17. Al.com reports Richella Heekin and Ben Marlow will spend a day and a half in the Alabama city after spending a week in Las Vegas.

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  3. The Latest: Man dies after deputy shoots him in car chaseRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 22 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    The Latest on a sheriff's deputy shot and wounded the driver of a stolen vehicle who they say led officers on a car chase in the Birmingham, Alabama, area. : Authorities say a man has died after being shot by a sheriff's deputy during a car chase with officers in the Birmingham area.

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  4. Alabama deputy shoots driver after car chase near BirminghamRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 22 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    Authorities say a sheriff's deputy shot and wounded the driver of a stolen vehicle who they say led officers on a car chase in the Birmingham, Alabama, area. Shelby County sheriff's officials said in a statement that the deputy opened fire on the driver early Wednesday at the end of the chase, when the driver left Interstate 20. Officials say he was ordered to get out of the vehicle, but instead he backed up "in an attempt to injure officers" and was shot.

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  5. News Minute: Here is the latest Alabama news from The Associated Press at 5:50 a.m. CDTRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 19 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    Winners of the Alabama APME contest were announced Saturday in Birmingham, Alabama. Twenty-four newspapers, television and radio stations submitted 734 entries in the contest, which featured news and sports stories, features graphics and photos.

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  6. Irondale PD: 1 dead after officer-involved shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    This started around 5:30 p.m. in Irondale. Both Irondale and Birmingham police officers, as well as two ambulances, responded to the scene at 5th Avenue South and 31st Street.

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  7. Federal regulators look to severely curb payday lendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    Federal regulators proposed a significant clampdown on payday lenders and other high interest loans on Thursday, the first nationwide attempt to address an industry widely thought of as taking advantage of the poor and desperate. The proposals, if enacted intact, are likely to cause a nationwide contraction and restructuring of the $38 billion payday loan industry.

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  8. FBI director to speak at Birmingham civil rights conferenceRead the original story

    May 25, 2016 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    The director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation is scheduled to speak in Birmingham, Alabama, as part of a conference on civil rights and law enforcement. FBI Director James Comey is listed as the guest speaker Wednesday for the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute's conference titled "Race and Law Enforcement: It's More Than Just Black and White."

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  9. Officials: 2 people injured following shooting near parkRead the original story

    May 23, 2016 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    Police in Birmingham, Alabama, say a boy playing basketball in a public park was grazed by a bullet and a man was shot in the shoulder when the occupants of two nearby vehicles opened fire on each other. The 11-year-old boy and the man were taken to a hospital after the shooting at Grayson Park Sunday afternoon.

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  10. News Minute: Here is the latest Alabama news from The Associated Press at 10:40 a.m. CDTRead the original story

    May 23, 2016 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    Alabama is the latest state to ban the use of a plant-based substance called "kratom." Users say it has positive, medicinal purposes but opponents say it is a drug that can lead to addiction and other health problems.

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  11. News Minute: Here is the latest Alabama news from The Associated Press at 9:40 a.m. CDTRead the original story

    May 23, 2016 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    The governor's office says Alabama's jobless rate fell one-tenth of a percent to 6.1 percent in April. Labor Commissioner Fitzgerald Washington says the economic numbers are promising.

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  12. Alabama drag queen is suspended chief justice's nightmareRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    Moore has c... . In this photo taken Jan. 12, 2016, Ambrosia Starling speaks to a crowd during a rally against Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore outside the Alabama Supreme Court building in Montgomery, Ala.

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  13. Man found dead in Mississippi casino fountainRead the original story

    May 3, 2016 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    News outlets report that 48-year-old Bob Jerome Murray of Birmingham, Alabama, died at Hollywood Casino Sunday after falling in the fountain near the casino's buffet area. Authorities responded to the incident Sunday night.

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  14. Freak accident may have led to Alabama man's death inside Hollywood CasinoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    According to the Tunica County Sheriff's Office, 48-year-old Bob Jerome Murray of Birmingham, Alabama, fell in the water near the buffet area of the casino. It sounds like a freak accident involving a pack of cigarettes and the fountain caused Murray's death.

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  15. KKK leader disavows violent past, declares Trump 'best' for presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    The Imperial Wizard of the Rebel Brigade Knights of the Ku Klux Klan said the group is not a hate group, but a new study has identified them as one of 32 active in Virginia. The Southern Poverty Law Center said there has been an "explosive rise" in the number of hate groups nationwide, including dozens in Virginia.

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  16. Tennessee News MinuteRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2016 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    The company behind Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey is re-entering the single malt Scotch whisky market with an agreement to purchase The BenRiach Distillery Co. of Scotland along with three brands.

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  17. Boston marks 3rd anniversary of deadly marathon bombingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    Throughout the day, residents will be taking part in blood drives, food and clothi... . Family members of Boston Marathon bombing victim Martin Richard, Bill, third from right, Denise, right, Jane, second from right, and Henry, second from left, along with the father of victim Lingzi Lu, Jun Lu, third from left, ... .

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  18. Here is the latest Alabama news from The Associated PressRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2016 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    Officials from a popular trampoline park are looking to bring more entertainment to a city in north Alabama. Al.com reports that construction is under way for Sky Zone in Florence.

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  19. Birmingham police identify suspect arrested, charged in Huffman High School shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    Quandarius Williams, 19, is charged with attempted murder. He is being held in the Jefferson County Jail on a $100,000 bond.

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  20. Huffman HS on lockdown after reports of shots fired in the areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    Live video from WBRC FOX6 News is available on your computer, tablet and smartphone during all local newscasts. When we're not airing a live newscast, you will see replays of the most recent newscast.

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