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ALBOE: Graduation rates released Friday inaccurate

Special to the Tribune MONTGOMERY – The State Department of Education acknowledges the release of incorrect graduation rate data posted to the State Department of Education’s (SDE) website last Friday. The original report listed Hewitt-Trussville as having the highest graduation rate in the state at 95 percent. It also showed many local schools with graduation rates that had fallen from 2015 totals. With th ...

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Tuberville decides against run at governor’s office

From Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE -- Multiple sources have confirmed that former Auburn University football coach Tommy Tuberville will not seek the office of governor in Alabama “Mr. Tuberville decided this morning the timing for him to enter governor’s race is not right. He feels led to pursue other opportunities," Tripp Skipper, an aid to Tommy Tuberville, told ABC 33/40.   Tuberville ...

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Man arrested for burglary when gaming consoles and pills are found following break in

From Trussville Tribune staff reports JEFFERSON COUNTY -- A 20-year-old Bessemer man was arrested yesterday following a home burglary in the Eastern Valley area. Roderick Moore Just before noon yesterday, Jefferson County sheriff's deputies responded to a report of a burglary in progress at a home in the 1000 block of Bluff Street. They arrived to find the front door had been forced open and several items h ...

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Alabama unemployment drops to 5.8 percent; only 10,000 workers away from 2 million

Special to The Tribune MONTGOMERY – Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington announced today that Alabama’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted March unemployment rate is 5.8 percent, down from February’s rate of 6.2 percent, and below March 2016’s rate of 5.9 percent. March’s rate represents 128,757 unemployed persons, compared to 136,667 in February and 128,478 in March 2016. March’s rate ...

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Tornado touched down during stormy weather in Cullman County

From the Trussville Tribune staff reports CULLMAN COUNTY – Powerful winds shook north Alabama on Saturday night along with an EF-1 tornado that touched down in Cullman County, according to Nate Harrington of WIAT News. Winds reached 100 mph during storms that caused some damage in the Cullman area. A survey team found that a tornado had caused damage in the Jones Chapel area of the county. EF-1 tornadoes ar ...

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Bill O’Reilly to return with “No Spin News” podcast on Monday

From the Trussville Tribune staff reports For those wondering about the future of Bill O’Reilly, the former Fox News star is set to return on Monday with a new episode of his podcast, “The No Spin News”. [caption id="attachment_40093" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo from PBS.org.[/caption] O’Reilly has made headlines in the aftermath of his firing as host of “The O’Reilly Factor” on Fox News. The firin ...

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Possible salmonella prompts Frito-Lay to recall chips

From the Trussville Tribune staff reports Two flavors of Frito-Lay chips are being recalled by the company after reports of possible salmonella contamination. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that the flavors recalled are Jalapeño Flavored Lay’s Kettle Cooked potato chips and Jalapeño Flavored Miss Vickie’s Kettle Cooked potato chips. “This action is the direct result of a supplier’s recent recal ...

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Double homicide under investigation in west Jefferson County

From the Trussville Tribune staff reports MIDFIELD – An apparent argument over a cellphone has led to the killing of two men in Midfield on Saturday night, according to a report by AL.com. Two adult males were pronounced dead on the scene at 321 Woodward Road. The victims were visiting the house when an argument broke out between them and the suspect, who is described as a black male. The suspect fired at l ...

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Former Chief Justice Roy Moore to announce plans for future on Wednesday

From the Trussville Tribune staff reports MONTGOMERY – Former Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore recently stated that he will be announcing his plans for the future on April 26. The announcement is to take place on the steps of the State Capitol at 1:30 p.m. [caption id="attachment_27703" align="alignleft" width="300"] Alabama Chief Justice Roy MoorePhoto via Facebook[/caption] It is not yet known what h ...

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Crash at highway in Shelby County leaves 2 dead

SHELBY COUNTY - Two are dead following a crash that occurred on early Friday morning at Alabama Highway 145, eight miles south from Columbiana. Ryan Heath Harris, 30, and Carolyn Tucker, 70, were killed when the Chevrolet Tucker was driving collided with a Kenworth Tractor Trailer. Neither were wearing seatbelts at the time. Harris of Columbiana was the passenger of the car in which Tucker of Montevallo was ...

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