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Passengers aboard a Megabus were stuck in Fort Deposit on Wednesday after the bus suffered a mechanical issue and the driver became ill. A spokesperson for Megabus told WSFA 12 News that the bus was headingMore >>
Passengers aboard a Megabus were stuck in Fort Deposit on Wednesday after the bus suffered a mechanical issue and the driver became ill.More >>
Family members of victims of a plane crash were flying to the small Taiwanese island on Thursday where the plane had unsuccessfully attempted to land in stormy weather, killing 48. There were 10 survivors, and authorities...More >>
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Autauga County authorities say a meth operation was busted and three people were arrested thanks to an anonymous tip. Billy Ray Kizziah, 21, of Deatsville, Joe Davis Henderson, 22, of Marbury, and KimberlyMore >>
Autauga County authorities say a meth operation was busted and three people were arrested thanks to an anonymous tip.More >>
Wednesday, July 23 2014 9:24 PM EDT2014-07-24 01:24:41 GMT
The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for Arizona to carry out its third execution in the past year Wednesday following a closely watched First Amendment fight over the secrecy surrounding lethal injection drugs.More >>
A condemned Arizona inmate gasped and snorted for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the U.S.More >>
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The Alabama House is set to consider a bill that would make it easier for nonprofit animal clinics to perform low-cost spay and neuter procedures.
The Decatur Daily (http://bit.ly/14xSe4d ) reports the legislation would provide more protections for four nonprofit clinics operating in the state.
Alabama veterinarians can't currently work for nonprofits, and only vets can own animal medical clinics.
The bill before the House would let veterinarians work for nonprofits, similar to physicians and attorneys.
The legislation is sponsored by state Rep. Patricia Todd of Birmingham, a Democrat who tried to pass similar legislation last year but failed. Republican House Speaker Mike Hubbard is a co-sponsor of the bill this year, and an aide says it should move quickly.
Todd says some compromises helped bring more support to the bill.
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