Newscast
7:27 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Sex education, Problems at the VA, and Dog fights

7am Newscast

Friday July 18, 2014

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Science & Health
6:41 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Feds Release Review of Huntsville VA Clinic

Federal inspectors have issued a report on a Huntsville veterans' outpatient clinic saying administrators didn't properly document opioid medication management or document and respond to patients' abnormal test results.

The Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General issued a report Thursday outlining recommendations for improving oversight at the facility. Investigators recommended that clinic officials notify patients of their test results within a defined timeframe, ensure that a pain management policy is implemented and more.

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Business & Education
6:37 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Wells Fargo Laying Off 468 in Birmingham Area

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Wells Fargo is laying off nearly 500 workers from its mortgage servicing team in the Birmingham area.

Bank officials said in a statement Thursday that 468 mortgage servicing employees in Homewood are being laid off because fewer home loan customers need payment assistance or are facing foreclosure.

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Newscast
5:09 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

Changing Sex Ed And Unseasonable Weather

5pm Newscast

Thursday July 17, 2014

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Sex Education-Curriculum Review
4:13 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

Ala. Officials Reviewing Sex Education Curriculum

State education officials say they're reviewing public school sex education policies after a state law banning consensual anal and oral sex was ruled unconstitutional in June.
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State education officials say they're reviewing public school sex education policies after a state law banning consensual anal and oral sex was ruled unconstitutional in June.

Alabama Department of Education Spokesman Michael Sibley tells Al.com because of the court's ruling, sexual education curriculum emphasizing that gay sex is illegal in Alabama is legally incorrect.

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Alabama-Cool Weather
4:07 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

Mobile Breaks 128-Year-Old Record Low

Cool temperatures continue in the Gulf Coast region for Thursday night as well.
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Unseasonably cool temperatures for July set new record lows across Alabama.

Forecasters say Mobile broke a 128-year-old record with a low temperature of 64 degrees early Thursday. The National Weather Service says the low was 1 degree cooler than the low of 65 degrees set in 1886.

But Mobile wasn't alone.

The weather service says records were also set in Anniston with 58 degrees and Birmingham with 60 degrees.

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Newscast
6:58 am
Thu July 17, 2014

Training for domestic extremism, and Remembering Apollo 11

6am Newscast

Thursday July 17, 2014

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Politics & Government
6:55 am
Thu July 17, 2014

Alabama's Mobile ID Unit Returning to the Road

The secretary of state's office is getting ready to hit the road again to make free photo IDs for voters who don't have any other type of photo ID to show at the polls.

Secretary of State Jim Bennett says his office's mobile ID unit made 93 stops before the primary election and runoff.

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Politics & Government
6:52 am
Thu July 17, 2014

Officers from Ala, Ga Train on Domestic Extremism

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About 400 law enforcement officers from northeast Alabama and northwest Georgia are learning how to deal with domestic extremists.

The U.S. Attorney's Office in Birmingham and the FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force are providing the training on Thursday in conjunction with police in the east Alabama city of Oxford.

Federal authorities say the session will teach law officers what to do during encounters with domestic extremists. They say that could include members of militia groups or so-called sovereign citizens.

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Science & Health
6:47 am
Thu July 17, 2014

Dothan Agrees to EPA Settlement in Sewage Spills

Dothan has reached a tentative settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and other federal officials over sewage overflows and other permit violations.

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