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WASHINGTON (AP) — All the bill needed to become law was President Donald Trump's signature. It would create a national archive of documents from civil rights cold cases. Students had been working on the project for years, families waiting on it for decades. But time was running out.

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CULLMAN, Ala. (AP) — A former Alabama Senate leader accused of taking more than $25,000 from client's trust funds while working as a lawyer has been charged with felony theft, authorities said Friday.

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HAYNEVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Former Vice President Al Gore and the Rev. William Barber II, co-chair of the national Poor People's Campaign, held a town hall in Alabama to spotlight environmental justice issues.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee was 17 when he joined the Kappa Alpha fraternity at Auburn University, which every spring held an "Old South" party where he and other members dressed in Confederate uniforms.

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — ProAssurance Corp. (PRA) on Thursday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $24.5 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Republican Congressman Bradley Byrne of Alabama announced Wednesday that he will challenge U.S. Sen. Doug Jones in 2020 as the GOP tries to reclaim the high-profile seat previously held by Jeff Sessions.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — An Alabama woman who joined the Islamic State group in Syria won't be allowed to return to the United States with her toddler son because she is not an American citizen, the U.S. said Wednesday. Her lawyer is challenging that claim.

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice told a jury Wednesday that she rejected a suggestion that she serve on the board of a company associated with two men on trial in an investment fraud case.

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Power Co. announced Wednesday that it is shuttering a coal-fired power plant in central Alabama, a decision the company blamed on federal environmental regulations.

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Oscar-nominated interracial road trip movie "Green Book" has spurred interest in the real guidebook that helped black travelers navigate segregated America. With a little research, travelers can find copies of "The Negro Motorist Green Book" online and retrace th…

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama woman who left home to join the Islamic State group after becoming radicalized online realized she was wrong and now wants to return to the United States, a lawyer for her family said Tuesday.

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CHICAGO (AP) — The victims of an employee who started shooting after hearing he was being fired at a suburban Chicago industrial warehouse were co-workers that included a plant manager whose wife says he texted her "I love you, I've been shot at work," and an intern in his first day on the j…