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Online database helps veterans find jobs

The Veterans Employment Center is a one-stop-shop for troops. They enter the kind of job they’re looking for, their city, state and job code in the military. …
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Guin 40 years later: surviving an F-5 tornado

In 1974, a tornado tore through the town of Guin, Alabama, leaving a path of destruction and claiming more than 20 lives. Mark Prater met with survivors of that tornado. They shared their, often horrific, stories and memories of surviving an F-5 twister with more than 300 mph winds.…
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Work underway to fix NOAA transmitters

If your weather radio isn't working there may be some good news coming. CBS42 told you about much of the area losing reception on NOAA weather radios. A transmitter on top of Red Mountain is down, and crews will have to make their way to the top of the tower to fix it.…
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Recall for baby monitors that could overheat

There's a recall underway that could put you and your baby at risk. A total of 800,000 Summer Infant Video Monitors are now being recalled. The rechargeable battery on the hand-held monitor can overheat and rupture, posing a burn hazard. …
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Officer involved in overnight shooting in Eastlake area

Early Thursday morning, officers were looking for suspects from an earlier robbery when they were led to an alley way in the East Lake area of Birmingham. The officers approached the two men which led scuffle between them.…
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How to deal with unexpected income

You then ask yourself: where does all my money go? Finance expert Donna Freedman says: If you're a grandparent you may be dishing out a dollar here or $5 there to your grandchild. …
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Live Well Walk this weekend for childhood diabetes

Southeastern Diabetes Education Services is hosting a "Live Well Walk" this weekend at the Hoover Met. It's a fundraising event for Camp Seale Harris, Alabama's only diabetes camp for children.…
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Prescription medication Take-back Day this Saturday

If you have any prescription medication that is expired you can head to a nearby drug take back location. The initiative is part of a national program designed to get dangerous and expired drugs off the streets.…