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Montgomery police say they are initiating a death investigation following a shooting in north Montgomery Thursday afternoon.More >>
A man wanted for murder in North Montgomery turned himself in Friday. The victim's mother says he had threatened violence to her son before but that it didn't have to end in tragedy. She spoke to WSFA 12 News about what happened and she has a message for those who choose violence as a method to solve disputes. More >>
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A Wetumpka mother is sounding off after she says her child was abused at day care. The mother says the sad part is her toddler daughter has Down's Syndrome and can't tell her what's going on. This motherMore >>
A Wetumpka mother is sounding off after she says her child was abused at day care.More >>
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The streets of Ferguson have been peaceful for another night, as protests and tensions have been subsiding in the St. Louis suburb where unrest had erupted for several nights after a white police officer fatally...More >>
Conditions calmed this week in Ferguson after nights of sometimes violent unrest stemming from the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer. But a delicate and crucial question lingers: What happens...More >>
LANSING, Mich. (AP) -
The state says Michigan's unemployment rate dipped slightly in April as the number of people working rose while the number of jobless people fell.
The Department of Technology, Management & Budget said Wednesday that the state's seasonally adjusted jobless rate last month of 8.4 percent was a tenth of a percentage point lower than March. It was seven-tenths of a percentage point below the level of 9.1 percent in April 2012.
Nationally, the unemployment rate was 7.5 percent last month.
The state says the number of Michigan residents unemployed and seeking work fell 5,000 during the month. It says the number of people working rose 19,000.
Job gains were made in manufacturing and leisure and hospitality services, while construction jobs declined.
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