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Saudi gunman tweeted against US before naval base shooting
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Saudi gunman tweeted against US before naval base shooting

The Saudi gunman who killed three people at the Pensacola naval base had apparently gone on Twitter shortly before the shooting to blast U.S. support of Israel and accuse America of being anti-Muslim, a U.S. official said Sunday as the FBI confirmed it is operating on the assumption the attack was an act of terrorism.

Bill would shorten county school board members’ terms
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Bill would shorten county school board members’ terms

A state lawmaker wants to reduce county school board members’ elected terms from six to four years.
Sen. Sam Givhan, R-Huntsville, said his Senate Bill 9, pre-filed for the 2020 legislative session, came out of discussions and proposed legislation to make county school system superintendents appointed rather than elected. 

Navy, families recount heroics of fallen sailors in shooting
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Navy, families recount heroics of fallen sailors in shooting

Joshua Watson, of Enterprise, had just graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy and looked forward to a military career as a pilot. On Saturday, he was being hailed a hero, as his family recounted how the 23-year-old — in his last minutes of life — led first responders to an active shooter at the Pensacola naval base.