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State Senate committee approves cannabis oil bill
Alabama lawmakers took a step toward effectively legalizing a marijuana extract that doesn't get people high, but can be used to treat certain medical conditions.
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Judge to rule soon on private-school tax credits
A federal judge said Monday he will rule soon on whether to throw out a lawsuit challenging Alabama's new tax credits for families that move their children from failing public schools to private schools.
Coroner: Foul play not suspected in Auburn student's death
Authorities don't suspect foul play in the death of an Auburn University student found dead at an apartment.
Alabama Senate votes to outlaw bestiality; bill goes to House
The Alabama Senate has voted to make bestiality a crime.
Alabama interstates reopen after winter storm
All of Alabama's interstate highways are open as the state continues digging out from the winter storm.
A spokesman for the Alabama Department of Transportation says work crews treated interstates in the Birmingham area to keep them from refreezing before rush hour Thursday.
Winter storm lingers with freezing temperatures
People stranded overnight at school, at work or in their cars had a simple goal Wednesday: Just to get home. But Alabama's winter storm continued getting in their way as it entered a second day, with roads turned to ice from a hard freeze.
Thousands of people were stuck in traffic for hours around the Birmingham area, and others camped out in offices, school libraries or gymnasiums because roads were impassable. State troopers say five people died in traffic accidents that appeared weather-related. The fatalities were near Wetumpka, Marion and Cottondale.
Alabama Legislature cancels today's activities
The Alabama Legislature has canceled all activities today due to icy roads.
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