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UAB awarded $19.31 million to lead national study on chronic hypertension in pregnancy

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The University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Obstetrics and Gynecologyand the Department of Biostatisticshave been awarded a $19.31 million grant by the National Institutes of Health's Heart, Lung and Blood Institute .According to University Officials, The funding will go towards the most comprehensive study of chronic hypertension in pregnancy ever undertaken. The Chronic Hypertension and Pregnancy Project (CHAP) is a multicenter, randomized trial which will enroll between 4,700 and... More>>

Police officer, 2 others injured in 2-vehicle crash in downtown Birmingham

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It happened near 3rd Avenue North and 11th Street North in Birmingham.
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Free will preparation

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A nonprofit Birmingham law firm will prepare wills free of charge for those who qualify. Legal Services Alabama will do this at three libraries in the Magic City.  More>>

Law enforcement ready to push water safety during Labor Day weekend Video included

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A young man drowned in Cleburne County Wednesday at Cheaha Lake. The emergency situation encouraged ABC 33/40 to looking into water safety. Law enforcement is thinking safety as we head into the unofficial last weekend of the summer. More>>

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  • Gadsden police recover more than 300 stolen items; felony charges against suspected fence

    Gadsden police recover more than 300 stolen items; felony charges against suspected fence

    Thursday, August 28 2014 11:22 PM EDT2014-08-29 03:22:34 GMT
    Joe Walker Pearl (Photo: Etowah County Sheriff's Office)Joe Walker Pearl (Photo: Etowah County Sheriff's Office)
    Police in Gadsden are trying to return hundreds of stolen items to their rightful owners. Captain Paul Cody said officers bust a large fencing operation this week. Joe Pearl, 75, is the suspect in the case. It took a long time to sort through and document a very wide range of stolen property. "We've collected a lot of stuff," Cody said. "Toilet paper. We have non-firearms related weapons, we have karaoke machines, musical instruments, car stereos, underwear."More >>
    Police in Gadsden are trying to return hundreds of stolen items to their rightful owners. Captain Paul Cody said officers bust a large fencing operation this week. Joe Pearl, 75, is the suspect in the case. It took a long time to sort through and document a very wide range of stolen property. "We've collected a lot of stuff," Cody said. "Toilet paper. We have non-firearms related weapons, we have karaoke machines, musical instruments, car stereos, underwear."More >>
  • Military pilot was killed in Virginia F-15 crash

    Military pilot was killed in Virginia F-15 crash

    Thursday, August 28 2014 10:19 PM EDT2014-08-29 02:19:52 GMT
    Ground teams planned to resume searching Thursday for a pilot who went missing after an F-15 fighter jet crashed in a remote, heavily wooded area of western Virginia, according to a Virginia State Police spokeswoman.More >>
    The pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed this week in remote Virginia mountains was killed, military officials said Thursday, bringing to a sad end an exhaustive two-day search involving more than 100 local, state and federal...More >>
  • Alabama-West Virginia Preview: Kickoff time, TV listing, players to watch

    Alabama-West Virginia Preview: Kickoff time, TV listing, players to watch

    Thursday, August 28 2014 8:35 PM EDT2014-08-29 00:35:17 GMT
    Preview of Alabama-West Virginia at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta on Saturday...More >>
    Preview of Alabama-West Virginia at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta on Saturday...
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