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According to the City of Tuscaloosa, the Environmental Services Department and Nucor Steel Tuscaloosa will sponsor a Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Day on Saturday, May 17 from 8am until noon at the City of Tuscaloosa Fire and Rescue Services Training and Logistics building at 3311 Kauloosa Avenue. Free drop off of hazardoud materials is open to Tuscaloosa city and county residents only.

At 9am, Governor Bentley will announce whether or not he will sign the education budget for the next fiscal year. This comes after clashing with legislators over the issue of a teacher pay raise.

Federal health officials say a salmonella outbreak linked to Foster Farms chicken isn’t over and has now infected 524 people in 25 states and Puerto Rico. Luckily, no one has died, but the CDC says strains have been resistant to several commonly prescribed antibiotics.

Alabama junior linebacker Dillon Lee has been arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. He was released on $1,000 bond.

Tuesday, April 29 was originally scheduled to be a half day of instruction for Professional Development for Tuscaloosa City Schools. However, because of the number of weather days used at the beginning of the semester, the 29th will now be a full day for students in the system.

Sen. Lowell Barron and campaign aide Jill Johnson are scheduled to go on trial Monday on charges of misusing $58,000 in campaign donations. A Fort Payne judge says prosecution can present evidence that their relationship was more than professional, but whether the relationship was romantic cannot be discussed.

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says 7.5 million Americans have now signed up for health coverage under President Obama’s health care law. And speaking of Sebelius, President Obama plans to announce her resignation today.

Jamie Foxx is trying to reconcile with his biological parents who abandoned him more than 40 years ago.

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