Florida man pleads guilty to mailing bombs to Democrats, CNN

A Florida man pleaded guilty Thursday to sending a wave of pipe bombs to CNN and prominent critics of President Donald Trump.
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  Teacher forced preschoolers to stand naked in closet as punishment, Illinois police say

Two teachers have been placed on administrative leave, one for the alleged discipline and the other as an alleged witness who did not report the actions.

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Opelika police hoping for new leads in cold case of woman’s 2000 murder

  ONE YEAR LATER: Family of Erin Collier not giving up search for missing woman

Federal indictment handed down for social media threat

  Law enforcement says be on the lookout for more and more robocalls

  Columbus police investigating shooting near Parkchester Drive and Buena Vista Road

The shooting happened in the area of Parkchester Drive and Buena Vista Road.
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  Facebook exposed millions of passwords in plain text

Facebook says there is no evidence that employees had abused access to this data.

  Columbus father seeking justice nearly 30 years after 3 daughters found dead in house fire

  Remembering Dr. Ann Hardman’s legacy one year after her death

  Fire crews contain house fire on Lee Road 2099 in Phenix City

  Lee County EMA says not to wait for federal funding to build storm shelters

AL legislator wants drug testing for SNAP recipients

  Georgia House Bill 481 could ban abortions after 6 weeks

  UPDATE: 3-year-old abducted in Meriwether County has been located

  Lee County woman remembers mother who died in Beauregard tornado

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  Residents fret about TX chemical plant fire, despite assurances

Authorities lifted Thursday's order to remain indoors after several hours, saying tests showed the elevated levels of benzene in the air had cleared.

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Auburn Tigers men’s basketball team faces off with New Mexico State in first round of March Madness

  Star WR Odell Beckham Jr. traded to Cleveland Browns: Report

The Browns could just be the most dangerous team in the NFL.

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  Fifth suspect in December apartment murder makes first court appearance

  Alabama state senator proposes ‘clean’ lottery bill

  Lee County Sheriff’s Office searching for missing 64-year-old man

  Phenix City police investigating shooting, armed robbery at Summerville Rd. Waffle House

  Beauregard native donates furniture to help Lee County tornado victims

Beauregard native Shannon Culligan has a total of five storage units packed full of furniture that he’s offering to donate to those affected by the tornado.
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  Feds give employers easier path to dump retiree pensions

That decision reverses Obama-era guidance that banned the practice of offering lump-sum payments to seniors. Pensions provide a guaranteed monthly income for as long as an employee lives in retirement.

  Springer Opera House in Columbus facing backlash after uncensored No Shame Theatre

Day 1: Opening statements heard in Bo Dukes trial for Grinstead case

  Man arrested in connection with shooting on 4th Ave. in Columbus

Suspect wanted in Lanett for burglary at convenience store