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House votes to boost child tax credit for some
About 37 million taxpayers claimed the credit in 2012, reducing their tax bills by nearly $57 billion.
Former astronaut Hank Hartsfield dies at 80
Hartsfield, from Birmingham, Alabama, had a physics degree from Auburn University, graduated from Air Force test pilot school and was selected for astronaut training in 1969.
Pot may be legal in some cities, but homeowner agreements can ban
Smoke isn't the only neighbor complaint posed by loosening marijuana laws. Growing pot and hemp is prompting neighbor disputes, too.
- Jury convicts man of killing pregnant girlfriend
- Alabama city to host world horseshoe competition
Air Algerie jet with 116 on board crashes in Mali
Wreckage was found about 31 miles from the border of Burkina Faso near the village of Boulikessi in Mali, a Burkina Faso presidential aide said.
UPDATE: Alabama man claims penis mistakenly amputated
The man's penis was gone when he awoke after surgery, according to a lawsuit, yet no one ever warned that amputation could result from the procedure.
UPDATE: Montgomery base could house immigrant children
A spokesman for the secretary of defense, Lt. Col. Thomas Crosson, said Thursday that Maxwell AFB is among the bases under consideration, and it is the only one from Alabama.
Guard accused of having sex with man charged in murder of former AU players
Shemarra Montgomery was arrested this week and charged with custodial sexual misconduct.
Naked thieves take burgers from SW Fla eatery
Police say the men broke in early Sunday and left a trail of red peppers on the beach.
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