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  • Updated: Labor secretary inaccurately cites his department's data in hearing

    Labor Secretary Thomas Perez incorrectly cited data from his own department in a congressional hearing Wednesday to justify heightened safety inspections of auto parts manufacturers in the South, particularly Alabama. The actual data indicates that the state's manufactures maintain a lower...

  • GM sued over ignition switch in Alabama fatality

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A northwest Alabama man is suing General Motors, claiming his daughter's death was caused by an ignition switch that is the subject of a large recall. Steve Smith filed the suit Monday in Lauderdale County Circuit Court on behalf of his daughter, Aubrey Wallace...

  • Oil mars Alabama swamp months after crude train crash

    Environmental regulators promised an aggressive cleanup after a tanker train hauling 2.9 million gallons of crude oil derailed and burned in a west Alabama swamp in early November amid a string of North American oil train crashes.

  • Trial approaches for former Alabama Senate leader

    FORT PAYNE, Ala. — A prosecutor said Friday he will show that former Alabama Senate leader Lowell Barron gave $58,000 in campaign funds to campaign aide Rhonda Jill Johnson to help her pay a debt to him and a credit card company. Barron's defense attorney said Barron paid Johnson for the...



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