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Governor undergoes minor surgery

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Governor Robert Bentley underwent minor hernia repair surgery Tuesday morning in Tuscaloosa. He is expected to return to a normal working schedule within 24 hours.

The hernia was detected at an early stage of development.  Governor Bentley opted to have the repair procedure at this time prior to his upcoming economic development trip to Japan. The outpatient surgery was performed laparoscopically and was a success.

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