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Chrysler recalls older Jeep SUVs worldwide due to faulty ignition switches

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The ignition switch defects that engulfed General Motors are now a rapidly growing problem at Chrysler.

At 101, nation's longest-serving volunteer weather observer gets place in sun

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It takes only a couple of minutes, twice a day, but 101-year-old Richard Hendrickson is fiercely proud that he has done the same thing for his country and community nearly every day since Herbert Hoover was in the White House in 1930.

Body of missing swimmer recovered in Gulf Shores

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Authorities have recovered the body of a Louisiana teen missing in dangerous surf on the Alabama coast. Gulf Shores police say a person riding a personal watercraft found the body in the water on Tuesday and brought it ashore near the public beach.

Gov. Bentley appoints longtime fiscal expert as Alabama's new state budget officer

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Longtime state fiscal expert Kelly Butler is Alabama's new state budget officer. Gov. Robert Bentley announced Butler's appointment on Tuesday.