The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


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Athens firefighter Neil Gooch spreads water over flames inside a shed that caught fire on Westmoreland Avenue Monday. Authorities are investigating the blaze that was initially reported as an outside fire. The fire started in the shed and melted vinyl siding of two adjacent homes. No one was injured in the incident.


A recent national telephone survey found 75 percent of respondents believe the sale and use of pot will eventually be legal nationwide. Do you think marijuana should be legal in Alabama?

No, but I don’t think pot smokers should go to jail
Yes, but only for medical use
Yes, but only for personal adult use
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