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Governor Bentley reinstating merit-based pay increases

Gov. Robert Bentley sent a letter to state agencies saying he plans to reinstate merit raises starting Jan. 1. State employees got their last merit raises and cost-of-living raises in late 2008. There have been none since then because the recession affected state tax collections.…
(CBS42)

Pratt City residents say city is making progress

“I just want the people in Pratt City to know, and the citizens of Birmingham to know, we are on target for everything in this area,” Darrow said. “Everything we have done in Pratt City has been transparent.” …
Melissa Crabtree/CBS42

Counterfeit scam in Walker County

A counterfeit scam is running rampant in Walker County. CBS 42's Melissa Crabtree talks to one business owner who has already lost money because of this illegal currency crime.…