Storm survivors are getting help with medical supplies after the supplies were wiped out by the April 27th storms. Some of those supplies and medications are required to treat serious conditions, like diabetes. But, there is help for those who need it. WVUA reporter Lyndsey Price shows you how people are getting that help.
Lyndsey Price, WVUA News
June 9, 2011
Tickets are on sale for a storm recovery benefit concert in Tuscaloosa featuring country music stars. "Tunes for Tuscaloosa" is set for Sunday, June 26, in the City Fest lot at the corner of Greensboro Avenue and University Boulevard. Tuscaloosa City Council member Bobby Howard says the location is a way to make the event family friendly. ...Read more
Tuition at Alabama's two-year colleges is going up by about 16 percent in a move that will raise more than $30 million in additional revenue. The Alabama State Board of Education approved the price hike on Thursday. Officials say the increase comes at a time when state
funding is decreasing and enrollment is increasing. Tuition will go up from current rate of $92 per credit hour to $107 per credit hour. ...Read more
Governor Robert Bentley has signed a tough new law cracking down on illegal immigration. The bill signed Thursday allows police to arrest anyone suspected of being an illegal immigrant if they're stopped for any other reason. It also requires public schools to determine
students' immigration status and makes it a crime to knowingly give an illegal immigrant a ride. Alabama employers are now required to determine if any new worker is in the country legally. Bentley, a Republican, says he campaigned on passing the toughest anti-illegal immigration bill possible. ...Read more