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Community members packed tonight's Birmingham BOE meeting. Source: Vanessa Araiza Community members packed tonight's Birmingham BOE meeting. Source: Vanessa Araiza
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We are learning more about big developments for Birmingham City Schools. The Board of Education is out with its list of schools to close. FOX6 News Reporter Vanessa Araiza is at tonight's packed board meeting getting reaction from all sides involved. She'll have the latest on the closures, layoffs and what comes next.

A cold Tuesday night out there with more on the way and FOX6 Chief Meteorologist J-P Dice says we could see a bit of snow by the end of the week. He'll have more details in his forecast tonight.

Coworkers and friends are remembering a longtime University of Alabama librarian who was killed in her Tuscaloosa home over the weekend. Hear more about the life of Kate Ragsdale as the community struggles to come to grips with this unthinkable act of violence.

Could graduates of community colleges earn more than graduates of four year schools? According to a new report, yes. FOX6 News Reporter Arielle Clay is on your side with good information about getting the most for your money when it comes to higher education.

The Birmingham Shuttlesworth International Airport unveils its new terminal, with many new features. FOX6 News Reporter Christy Hutchings show us why airport officials think this addition is so important to Birmingham's economic development.

The underground bunker where a 6-year-boy was held for a week in southeast Alabama has been destroyed. We'll have more details from Dale County.

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Beth Shelburne

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