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Jacksonville recycling program expanding despite complaints
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Police release name of 5-year-old boy who died Friday
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Crime Bulletin for July 30, 2013
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Stringfellow Hospital's owner being sold to Tennessee firm
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Dad’s BBQ settles sexual harassment suit for $91,500
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Commission approves radio system upgrade for Talladega County
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Wet summer helping some, hurting others
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Lawmakers seek to shutter little-used education foundation
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Police quiet on autopsy results for 5-year-old; Two charge...
Anniston police said Monday they had received a preliminary autopsy report on a 5-year-old boy who died Friday, but w...
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Anniston man convicted of worker's compensation fraud
A former U.S. Postal Service letter carrier was convicted last week in federal court of committing worker’s compensat...
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