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    2 Ebola victims to be treated at Atlanta hospital

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    Two American aid workers infected with the Ebola virus in Africa will be treated at a specialized unit of an Atlanta hospital. More>>

    3 Russell County corrections officers arrested Video included

    The three Russell County correctional officers are accused of trying to bring items such as marijuana or cigarettes into the county jail, Sheriff Heath Taylor announced Friday. The three Russell County correctional officers are accused of trying to bring items such as marijuana or cigarettes into the county jail, Sheriff Heath Taylor announced Friday.
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    Investigation revealed plan to bring marijuana into Russell County jail, Sheriff Heath Taylor said. More>>

    Tax-free weekend kicks off today in Alabama and Georgia

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    More than a dozen states are offering sales-tax-free shopping this month. Starting Friday - both Alabama and Georgia kick off their sales tax holiday.About 30 to 40 shoppers lined up at Best Buy on Manchester Expressway in Columbus before the store opened for what some call the second biggest shopping season of the year.“I love shopping,” says Jackie Hall. Hall is just one of the many shoppers that lined the aisles at Best Buy to take advantage of the tax-free weekend.She came all the way fro... More>>

    Auburn police repairing 911, phone outage

    The Lee County Sheriff's Office is answering Auburn 911 calls after a phone outage at police headquarters. The Lee County Sheriff's Office is answering Auburn 911 calls after a phone outage at police headquarters.
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    The Auburn Police Department is making repairs to their phone system after an technical outage left them without communications Friday morning. More>>

    Columbus gas station shooter suspect identified Video included

    Columbus police have identified Chandler Saxton as the shooter. Columbus police have identified Chandler Saxton as the shooter.
    Updated: Aug 01, 2014 10:44 AM

    Columbus police identify Chandler Saxton as the man who opened fire and injured one at a gas station Thursday night.

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    Only on 3: Sheriff talks about deputy arrest Video included

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    A Muscogee County Sheriff deputy was arrested for bringing in contraband and some other things into the county jail. More>>

    Several arrested during drug raid at Phenix City home Video included

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    News 3’s cameras were the only ones rolling as police from both Phenix City and Columbus swarmed the home on 7th Avenue Thursday afternoon. More>>

    Big changes coming to the Auburn Mall Video included

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    The next time you go to the mall in Auburn, you will see a lot of changes. A new ownership group is renovating the inside and outside of what was the Village Mall. The name is changing to "the Auburn Mall.”   More>>

    LIVE: Auburn University summer graduation ceremonies

    Auburn University will be live streaming their summer graduation ceremonies Saturday. (Photo Courtesy: Auburn University / File) Auburn University will be live streaming their summer graduation ceremonies Saturday. (Photo Courtesy: Auburn University / File)
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    Auburn University will be live streaming their summer graduation ceremonies Saturday and you can watch them live on WRBL.com. More>>

    Opelika credit card suspects caught on camera

    A camera at the Target store in Opelika caught two who allegedly tried to use a fraudulent credit card. A camera at the Target store in Opelika caught two who allegedly tried to use a fraudulent credit card.
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    The Opelika Police Department says they are looking for two who tried to use a fraudulent credit card. More>>

    Free school supplies to be given away at Back to School Bash

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    Free school supplies to be given away at BMW of Columbus on August 9.

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    Alabama Power reducing coal use at 3 plants

    Alabama Power says it is cutting back on coal use at three generating plants because of federal environmental rules. More>>

    Giraffe dies after head hits highway overpass

    A photo posted to Twitter by @PabiMoloi shows the giraffes moments before one of them hit their head on a bridge and died. A photo posted to Twitter by @PabiMoloi shows the giraffes moments before one of them hit their head on a bridge and died.
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    Twitter photo showing giraffes moments before one hits head on bridge and dies goes viral.

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    MI mega-millions winner plans to open no-kill animal shelter

    Kelsey Zachow, 24, of Port Huron, is a Mega Millions jackpot winner. (credit: Ron Dewey/WWJ) Kelsey Zachow, 24, of Port Huron, is a Mega Millions jackpot winner. (credit: Ron Dewey/WWJ)
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    (WWJ)-Friday the 13th turned out to be lucky for a 24-year-old Michigan woman who picked that day’s winning Mega Million ticket worth $66 million. More>>

    Weekend showers and storms likely

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    August is about to get off to a wet and stormy start, thanks to a stalled front and an upper air trough which is likely to hang around for a few more days. More>>

    Fund set up for woman who was attacked on trail

    The family of a 42-year-old woman badly beaten on the Silver Comet Trail has set up a fund to raise money for her medical expenses and a reward for information in the case. More>>

    Congress oks VA, highway bills, not border measure Video included

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    Congress ran full-tilt into election-year gridlock over immigration Thursday and staggered toward a five-week summer break after failing to agree on legislation to cope with the influx of young immigrants flocking... More>>

    US warns against traveling to Ebola-hit countries

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    U.S. health officials on Thursday warned Americans not to travel to the three West African countries hit by an outbreak of Ebola. More>>

    Update: Lawsuit dropped against Byrd, refiled in Auburn residency dispute Video included

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    Only a month before city elections are held in Auburn, a concerned citizen has filed a lawsuit hoping to get one candidate scratched of the ballot. The lawsuit stems from a claim by current councilor Arthur Dowdell who says his opponent Clemon Ward is not ac actual resident of the district. More>>

    VIRAL VIDEO: 5-year-old doesn't want her brother to grow up

    Five-year-old Sadie says she does not want her baby brother to grow up because he's so cute. The YouTube video has now gone viral. Five-year-old Sadie says she does not want her baby brother to grow up because he's so cute. The YouTube video has now gone viral.
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    Sadie says she does not want her baby brother to grow up because he's too cute. More>>

    PHOTOS: Suspects seen stealing Phenix City Walmart TVs

    Courtesy Phenix City police Courtesy Phenix City police
    Updated: Jul 31, 2014 11:00 AM

    Phenix City police need your help identifying the suspects who stole four televisions from Walmart. ? More>>

    Delivery person robbed of pizza

    Police say a delivery person had a pizza stolen from them. Police say a delivery person had a pizza stolen from them.
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    Opelika police say the delivery person was asking directions from an unknown person, when the person leaned into the car and stole a pizza.
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    Health Watch: 3D Mammography available in Columbus

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    3D mammography is available in Columbus. The images offer radiologists a multi-faceted view of the breast, making for an earlier diagnosis of breast cancer at a more treatable stage.Health officials say the 3D mammography when combined with a conventional 2D mammography has a 40 percent higher invasive cancer detection rate than conventional 2D mammography alone.Dr. William Lewis is a radiologist at the Columbus Diagn... More>>

    A&K remains open for vendors

    The thrift mall owners opened their doors for 8 days to allow vendors to obtain their items. The thrift mall owners opened their doors for 8 days to allow vendors to obtain their items.
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     The A&K Thrift Mall opened their doors again today for their vendors. More>>

    POLICE: theft of $20,000 worth of NASCAR memorabilia

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    Police are investigating a theft where more than $20,000 in NASCAR memorabilia was stolen. More>>

    Tax-free weekend this Friday in GA, AL

    Georgia and Alabama will participate in the tax-free holiday this weekend. Georgia and Alabama will participate in the tax-free holiday this weekend.
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    Are you looking for the right time to shop for back to school items? If you're a Georgia or Alabama resident, this upcoming weekend will bring the best deals. More>>

    Crossing arms to be installed at Smiths Station railroad crossing Video included

    A Smiths Station High School teacher was hit by a train at an unprotected crossing. A Smiths Station High School teacher was hit by a train at an unprotected crossing.
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    The Smiths Station High School teacher whose SUV was hit by a train Monday remains in the hospital in satisfactory condition, but her accident has Lee County officials speeding up the process to install security measures.The Lee County Commission has been trying to install crossing arms, flashing lights and a bell at the intersection across from SSHS since 2011. Coincidentally, the project is slated to begin in less than a month.After Monday's accident, the commission added an item to the age... More>>

    Bentley says special legislative session an option

    Gov. Robert Bentley says a special session of the Legislature to address economic incentives to attract industries is an option. More>>

    Fallen Columbus police officer honored one year after fatal car crash Video included

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    It was a night of celebration and remembrance at Rivertown Church in Columbus. Dozens shared their favorite stories of the late Corporal Keith Slay and came together to lift each other up. More>>

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    • Off and On Rain This Weekend

      Off and On Rain This Weekend

      Friday, August 1 2014 3:25 PM EDT2014-08-01 19:25:20 GMT
      Clouds held tough most of the day and kept many of us in the lower 80s for highs. However, there were a few spots, looking at you Eufaula and Troy, which saw the sunshine and topped out in the upper 80s. We also saw a few showers bubble up with the heating of the day. This is all because of a stalled frontal boundary located just south of the News 3 Viewing area.
      Clouds held tough most of the day and kept many of us in the lower 80s for highs. However, there were a few spots, looking at you Eufaula and Troy, which saw the sunshine and topped out in the upper 80s. We also saw a few showers bubble up with the heating of the day. This is all because of a stalled frontal boundary located just south of the News 3 Viewing area.
    • Weekend showers and storms likely

      Weekend showers and storms likely

      Friday, August 1 2014 8:18 AM EDT2014-08-01 12:18:26 GMT
      August is about to get off to a wet and stormy start, thanks to a stalled front and an upper air trough which is likely to hang around for a few more days.
      August is about to get off to a wet and stormy start, thanks to a stalled front and an upper air trough which is likely to hang around for a few more days.
    • Chattahoochee Challenge Sprint on-demand

      Chattahoochee Challenge Sprint on-demand

      Saturday, July 19 2014 12:22 PM EDT2014-07-19 16:22:59 GMT
      View on-demand photos and videos from Saturday's TriColumbusGa Chattahoochee Challenge Sprint race.View on-demand photos and videos from Saturday's TriColumbusGa Chattahoochee Challenge Sprint race.

      On-demand photos and videos from Saturday's Chattahoochee Challenge Sprint.

      On-demand photos and videos from Saturday's Chattahoochee Challenge Sprint.

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    • 2 Ebola victims to be treated at Atlanta hospital

      2 Ebola victims to be treated at Atlanta hospital

      Friday, August 1 2014 6:33 PM EDT2014-08-01 22:33:07 GMT
      Federal officials say two American aid workers who contracted Ebola in Africa will be flown into a metro Atlanta military base.
      Two American aid workers infected with the Ebola virus in Africa will be treated at a specialized unit of an Atlanta hospital.
    • Utility to pay Tennessee coal ash victims $27.8M

      Utility to pay Tennessee coal ash victims $27.8M

      Friday, August 1 2014 6:33 PM EDT2014-08-01 22:33:00 GMT
      The nation's largest public utility has agreed to pay $27.8 million to settle claims from Tennessee property owners who suffered damages from a huge spill of toxin-laden coal ash sludge.
      The nation's largest public utility has agreed to pay $27.8 million to settle claims from Tennessee property owners who suffered damages from a huge, 2008 spill of toxin-laden coal ash sludge that drew national...
    • Police chokehold said to cause NYC man's death

      Police chokehold said to cause NYC man's death

      Friday, August 1 2014 6:32 PM EDT2014-08-01 22:32:38 GMT
      The medical examiner has ruled that a police officer's chokehold on a New York City man last month caused his death.
      The New York City medical examiner ruled Friday that a police officer's chokehold caused the death of a man whose videotaped arrest and final pleas of "I can't breathe!" sparked outrage and led to the announcement...
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