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Free football camp in Northport on Saturday

San Diego Charger and former Alabama Crimson Tide fullback Le’Ron McClain will hold his annual youth football camp at Tuscaloosa County High School. …
(CBS42)

Day-long bridge competition in Birmingham on Friday

The American Contract Bridge League has partnered with the American Alzheimer’s Association for the new signature event that encourages people to participate in activities in order to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s. …
Prayer vigil held for missing UA student on Thursday night

Prayer vigil held for missing UA student on Thursday night

“The Lord does hear those prayers,” Emily Towns, a friend of Huffstutler, said on Thursday. “He hears them, and I just pray the he knows how much we love her and how much of an impact she had on everyone here.”…
FILE - This May 15, 2013 file photo shows stacks of paperwork awaiting members of the House Agriculture Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, as it meets to consider proposals to the 2013 Farm Bill. The House’s broad rejection on June 19, 2013, of a massive farm bill could signal a shift in the way Congress views agriculture policy. Farm issues once had enormous clout on Capitol Hill, but the healthy agriculture economy and an increased interest in cutting spending have worked against farm-state lawmakers who are trying to push a farm bill through for a third year in a row.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

House rejects farm bill, 62 Republicans vote no

The House rejected a five-year, half-trillion-dollar farm bill Thursday that would have cut $2 billion annually from food stamps and let states impose broad new work requirements on those who receive them.…
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Families look for education options

The Act allows children from failing schools to transfer to non-failing or private schools and get a tax credit to help offset costs. …
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Birmingham City Councilwoman Lashunda Scales accepts plea deal

According to the statement, Scales was sentenced to one year and jail, but she later applied for probation. After her application, the court placed Scales on one year of probation and ordered her to pay court costs within 30 days. …