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COPY-Lucy Baxley moves from UAB Hospital to rehab center

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. Lieutenant Governor Lucy Baxley was released from UAB Hospital today and went to a rehabilitation center to continue her recovery from a stroke. Baxley's chief of staff, John Hamm, says it's uncertain how long she will be in Lakeshore Rehabilitation Hospital in Birmingham. But her doctors expect her to make a full recovery.

The 68-year-old lieutenant governor started feeling ill a week ago and went to UAB Hospital for treatment. Her stroke came two weeks after she lost the race for governor to Republican incumbent Bob Riley.

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