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Alabama bucks national trend on car thefts

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BIRMINGHAM - AL -

    Alabama is bucking a big national trend on car thefts.

    A new report from the National Insurance Crime Bureau ranks the most stolen vehicles in the nation.  In 2011, the car stolen the most nationwide is the 1996 Honda Accord.  But here in Alabama, the most stolen vehicle last year was a full-size 1997 Chevrolet pickup truck.

    Coming in at number two was a 2000 full-size Ford pickup.  The Honda did make the list- it followed at number 3.