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McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor organizers escalate their campaign to unionize...More >>
McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor organizers escalate their campaign to unionize the...More >>
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It's a crime that continues to generate anger and disbelief in Montgomery and beyond- the destruction of the home of Civil Rights icon Rosa Parks. The case took center stage this Labor Day at an annualMore >>
The community is uniting to help catch the criminals who desecrated a piece of Montgomery history. The vandalism of Rosa Parks' home angered many across the city and hundreds have donated in an effort to help find those responsible. Crimestoppers is hoping a bigger reward will crack the case.More >>
MARSHALL COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -
A Marshall County state legislator proposed a bill which would eliminate state sales tax for ammunition sold in Alabama.
Right now, there is a four percent sales tax on ammunition. Representative Wes Long said recent talk in Washington has prompted increases in prices and reductions in supplies of ammo.
He believes it is a break gun owners deserve, and the state could profit for it.
"I think it will create an economic advantage for their hunters and gun owners to come across the border from Georgia and Florida and spend their money here because they're probably going to buy other things," said Long. "They're going to buy guns or camouflage or camping supplies, whatever, you know, their interests are."
Long said they hope it will attract gun and ammunition makers to consider moving their operations to Alabama.