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Trussville woman convicted on charges of health care fraud and money laundering

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM – A federal jury today convicted Dr. Patrick Emeka Ifediba, 60, of Shelby County, and Ifediba’s sister, Ngozi Justina Ozuligbo, 49, of Trussville, of numerous crimes stemming from their involvement with Care Complete Medical Clinic, located in Birmingham, Alabama, announced U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town, FBI Special Agent in Charge Johnnie Sharp Jr., and Drug ...

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South Girls, North Boys Win AHSAA North-South Cross Country Races Wednesday morning at AUM

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports MONTGOMERY — The South girls’ placed four runners in the top five finishers Wednesday morning to beat the North 19-36 in the third annual North-South All-Star Cross Country competition being held at Auburn-Montgomery University as part of the AHSAA All-Star Sports Week and Summer Conference. The North boys’ team won a close 27-28 victory over the South in the North- ...

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Number of US overdose deaths appears to be falling

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. overdose deaths last year likely fell for the first time in nearly three decades, preliminary statistics suggest. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday posted the provisional numbers showing nearly 68,000 drug overdose deaths were reported last year. The number may go up as more investigations are completed, but the agency ...

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Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman sentenced to life in prison

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports NEW YORK (AP) — The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was sentenced Wednesday to life behind bars in a U.S. prison, a humbling end for a drug lord notorious for his ability to kill, bribe or tunnel his way out of trouble. A federal judge in Brooklyn handed down the sentence, five months after Guzman's conviction in an epic drug-trafficking case. The 62- ...

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78th Annual McDonald’s Magic City Classic set for October

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM — The McDonald’s Magic City Classic presented by Coca-Cola announced today that tickets are now on sale for the 78th annual event and parade registration has begun.  The largest HBCU Classic in the country will take place at Legion Field on Saturday, Oct. 26, at 2:30 p.m., when Alabama State University and Alabama A&M University battle it out for brag ...

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Obituary: Bobbie Mann Naish

Bobbie Mann Naish, passed away peacefully at her home in Vestavia’s Town Village on Thursday, July 11. Naish was 89 years old and still as beautiful as ever. Naish was born and raised in a wonderful family in Tarrant. Her family was made up of her mom and dad, Jesse and Leola Mann, younger sister, Shirlene and younger brother, Marvin. As the oldest child, Naish set the bar high. Naish excelled in school and ...

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Georgia leads growing SEC pack chasing powerhouse Alabama

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports HOOVER (AP) — Kirby Smart talks about the Georgia taking "that next step." Quarterback Jake Fromm wants the Bulldogs "to get over the hump." In the Southeastern Conference, that step — or hump — is beating Alabama. Georgia has pushed the Crimson Tide to the brink in a Southeastern Conference championship game and a national championship game the past two seasons, on ...

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Congressman Palmer announces he will vote against resolution to denounce Twitter remarks by President Trump

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports Washington — Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL) announced today that he will vote against H.Res. 489, a resolution that was drafted to condemn comments made by President Trump on Twitter. “President Trump’s comments on Twitter were ill-timed and insensitive, but not racist, as the Socialist Democrats have hypocritically claimed,” said Palmer. “The hypocrisy is glaringly ...

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VIDEO: Springville’s Abby Swaney wins Bedzzz Express MVP Athletic Scholarship

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — Abby Swaney is this year’s winner of the winter/spring award for the Bedzzz Express MVP Athletic Scholarship. A recent graduate of Springville High School, Swaney displayed excellence and a drive to achieve on the softball field as well as in the classroom. The Bedzzz Express MVP Scholarship was created for just such determination, according to Bedzzz E ...

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