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Ashley Carter: The long goodbye

Caring for a loved one with dementia is a journey of contradictions. You find joy amid sorrow, laughter amid tears and connection amid solitude.

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Amie Beth Shaver: Courage to die

We’re held back by a withering fear of speaking out and then getting canceled, of losing friends and of being deserted by family. Or even fear over our government coming for us. So terror shuts our mouths and kills our resolve. 

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Teacher passes away at Mortimer Jordan High School; Class canceled for the day

Jefferson County School System administrators canceled school on Wednesday after a teacher died on a high school campus early Wednesday morning. 

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Storms take two lives in Alabama, cause more property damage and injuries

At least two lives were lost early Wednesday morning due to a tornado that hit the Flatwood area near Montgomery.

Queen Elizabeth II dead at 96

Queen Elizabeth II died at the age of 96 Thursday. She died at Balmoral Castle in Scotland with family by her side.

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Amtrak crash in Birmingham leaves one man dead

A Thursday evening crash in Birmingham left one man dead after an Amtrack train collided with his car.