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    Dogs get the blues when kids go back to school

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    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Young people aren't the only ones who get back-to-school blues. Pooches used to months of constant playtime can get upset when their best buddies disappear with the dog days of summer. Many dogs whine and wait eagerly at the front door but eventually adjust to the absence of their young owners when they are in class. But millions of dogs can feel abandoned, sad and unable to cope — and they look for ways to lash out.[SLIDESHOW: ABC 33/40 Pet Page] Nearly 20 percent of the n...

    BJCC releases new parking plan before closing of spaces under I-20/59 bridge

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    The Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex has released its new parking plan ahead of the September 2 closing of some 400 parking spaces under the downtown I-20/59 bridges, ABC 33/40 has learned.

    Warrior woman accused of stealing over $200,000 from employer, Birmingham Internal Medicine Associates

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    Hoover police arrested a Warrior woman Tuesday on charges she stole over $200,000 from her employer in Birmingham.

    Tampa Police say 911 botched call over child locked in car

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    A 911 dispatcher is in trouble over his response to a mother who called for help after her 10-month-old son accidentally locked himself in her car, police said.

    Birmingham Mayor to leave Friday for Ferguson

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    Birmingham Mayor William Bell will travel to Friday to Ferguson, Missouri, ABC 33/40 has learned.

    Gadsden reelects Mayor Guyton, approves Sunday alcohol sales

    Gadsden reelects Mayor Guyton, approves Sunday alcohol sales

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    Gadsden's Mayor Sherman Guyton wins reelection with 56% of the votes. The city also voted in favor of Sunday alcohol sales with over a 2-1 ratio; 68% to 32%.

    Adger wildfire burns 100 acres, low humidity raises concern for fire danger Video included

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    The State Forestry Commission is watching a wildfire in a wooded area in Adger, but no buildings are currently in its path.  

    Birmingham retirees will pay 30 percent more for health insurance Video included

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    It will cost some of Birmingham's former city employees more money for healthcare. The city's retired workers will see a double-digit increase on their insurance premiums next month. The rates will go up 30%.

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    • Gadsden reelects Mayor Guyton, approves Sunday alcohol sales

      Gadsden reelects Mayor Guyton, approves Sunday alcohol sales

      Gadsden reelects Mayor Guyton, approves Sunday alcohol sales

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 8:55 AM EDT2014-08-27 12:55:56 GMT
      Gadsden's Mayor Sherman Guyton wins reelection with 56% of the votes. The city also voted in favor of Sunday alcohol sales with over a 2-1 ratio; 68% to 32%.More >>
      Gadsden's Mayor Sherman Guyton wins reelection with 56% of the votes. The city also voted in favor of Sunday alcohol sales with over a 2-1 ratio; 68% to 32%.More >>
    • Anniston police and fire departments downsized by proposed budget cuts

      Anniston police and fire departments downsized by proposed budget cuts

      Tuesday, August 26 2014 8:01 PM EDT2014-08-27 00:01:02 GMT
      The Anniston city manager's proposed budget for 2015 cuts more than $1.5-million in spending compared to this year. The police and fire chiefs are concerned about the cuts to public safety.More >>
      The Anniston city manager's proposed budget for 2015 cuts more than $1.5-million in spending compared to this year. The police and fire chiefs are concerned about the cuts to public safety.
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    • Third anniversary of murder of Anniston police officer

      Third anniversary of murder of Anniston police officer

      Monday, August 25 2014 8:44 PM EDT2014-08-26 00:44:45 GMT
      The family of Justin Sollohub took him off of life support three years ago Monday. "He lived from the 24th to the 25th for the organ donation," Jeniffer Morris said about her son. "Organ donation needs to be important to everybody. We never know, when there's somebody in our [family], when it hits home, that somebody needs an organ. It is important to us but it needs to be important to everybody."More >>
      The family of Justin Sollohub took him off of life support three years ago Monday. "He lived from the 24th to the 25th for the organ donation," Jeniffer Morris said about her son. "Organ donation needs to be important to everybody. We never know, when there's somebody in our [family], when it hits home, that somebody needs an organ. It is important to us but it needs to be important to everybody."More >>
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    • Friday Night Blitz: Coverage lineup for Week 2

      Friday Night Blitz: Coverage lineup for Week 2

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 1:20 PM EDT2014-08-27 17:20:51 GMT
      Check out the Friday Night Blitz coverage lineup for Week 2 of the Alabama high school football season, including the Game of the Week...More >>
      Check out the Friday Night Blitz coverage lineup for Week 2 of the Alabama high school football season, including the Game of the Week...
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    • Dogs get the blues when kids go back to school

      Dogs get the blues when kids go back to school

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 12:23 PM EDT2014-08-27 16:23:29 GMT
      LOS ANGELES (AP) — Young people aren't the only ones who get back-to-school blues. Pooches used to months of constant playtime can get upset when their best buddies disappear with the dog days of summer. Many dogs whine and wait eagerly at the front door but eventually adjust to the absence of their young owners when they are in class. But millions of dogs can feel abandoned, sad and unable to cope — and they look for ways to lash out.[SLIDESHOW: ABC 33/40 Pet Page] Nearly 20 percent of the n...More >>
      LOS ANGELES (AP) — Young people aren't the only ones who get back-to-school blues. Pooches used to months of constant playtime can get upset when their best buddies disappear with the dog days of summer. Many dogs whine and wait eagerly at the front door but eventually adjust to the absence of their young owners when they are in class. But millions of dogs can feel abandoned, sad and unable to cope — and they look for ways to lash out.[SLIDESHOW: ABC 33/40 Pet Page] Nearly 20 percent of the n...More >>
    • Tampa Police say 911 botched call over child locked in car

      Tampa Police say 911 botched call over child locked in car

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 11:23 AM EDT2014-08-27 15:23:54 GMT
      A 911 dispatcher is in trouble over his response to a mother who called for help after her 10-month-old son accidentally locked himself in her car, police said.More >>
      A 911 dispatcher is in trouble over his response to a mother who called for help after her 10-month-old son accidentally locked himself in her car, police said.
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    • Arizona man drives hour to save injured bear

      Arizona man drives hour to save injured bear

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 12:28 PM EDT2014-08-27 16:28:42 GMT
      An injured bear cub is recovering in Arizona after a man who initially thought it was a dead dog along the side of the road scooped it up and drove it 80 miles to get help.More >>
      An injured bear cub is recovering in Arizona after a man who initially thought it was a dead dog along the side of the road scooped it up and drove it 80 miles to get help.More >>
    • State court: Workers' comp OK for kickball injury

      State court: Workers' comp OK for kickball injury

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 12:28 PM EDT2014-08-27 16:28:41 GMT
      Have you ever been hurt in a company softball or kickball game? The South Carolina Supreme Court says you may be entitled to workers' compensation.More >>
      Have you ever been hurt in a company softball or kickball game? The South Carolina Supreme Court says you may be entitled to workers' compensation.More >>
    • New York meat truck driver charged in stinky spill

      New York meat truck driver charged in stinky spill

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 11:19 AM EDT2014-08-27 15:19:02 GMT
      State authorities have charged the driver of a truck that lost part of its load of expired meat outside an upstate New York mall, resulting in some irate motorists whose vehicles drove over the stinky spill.More >>
      State authorities have charged the driver of a truck that lost part of its load of expired meat outside an upstate New York mall, resulting in some irate motorists whose vehicles drove over the stinky spill.More >>
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