Friday 19th January, 2018

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Alabama's new prison health-care provider faces legal scrutiny

The chairman of the Alabama Legislature's joint oversight committee on prisons says lawmakers must "have transparent oversight" of a health-care provider picked to service the state


Birmingham warming station housing hundreds, bringing out volunteers

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - The bitter cold continues to be a huge concern in Birmingham. The city's warming station has been packed the last ...


FIRST ALERT: Bitter cold Wednesday night with a few slick spots

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Temperatures have remained below freezing all day long with highs struggling to reach 30 degrees in many areas. Road conditions ...


Grandparents shocked by reports of 13 starved grandchildren

The grandparents of 13 starved and tortured children say their son's family looked happy and healthy when they last visited California six years ago. "They ...


Federal responsibility in nuclear attack alerts is unclear

A timeline shows Hawaii officials botched efforts to immediately correct a false missile alert over the weekend, taking more than 20 minutes to contact federal ...


Petty's 27 points help put an end to Auburn win streak

TUSCALOOSA, AL (WSFA) - Behind a hot night from John Petty, the Alabama Crimson Tide (12-6, 4-2) ended the No. 17 Auburn Tigers' (16-2, ...


Petty scores 27, Alabama holds off No. 17 Auburn 76-71

Auburn forward Desean Murray (13), Alabama forward Braxton Key (25) and Auburn forward Anfernee McLemore (24) battle for a loose ball during the first half ...


Birmingham firefighters responded to 3-alarm fire at downtown apartment building

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Birmingham Fire and Rescue responded to a fire on the fifth floor of an apartment building in downtown Birmingham.The call ...


Tuscaloosa native to receive Civil Rights Walk of Fame honor

TUSCALOOSA, AL (WBRC) - A Tuscaloosa native is being inducted Thursday into the International Civil Rights Walk of Fame.Dr. Charles Steele Jr., a Central ...


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Molly's Game
Molly's Game, which marks the directorial debut of screenwriter, television creator, and playwright Aaron Sorkin, is based on the book of the same title by Molly Bloom, who, in the early 2000s when she was only in her mid-20s, found ...

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