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Baldwin County bill aims to strengthen child sex abuse law | WPMI

April 23, 2019
BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. (WPMI) — A new bill, proposed by a Baldwin County legislator, aims to strengthen a state child sex abuse law and increase punishment for predators. Currently, a second degree sex abuse charge results in a misdemeanor violation if the child is between the ages of 12 and 15, and if the abuser is over the age of 19.
Source: Baldwin County bill aims to strengthen child sex abuse law | WPMI
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Tracking a weathermaker: Level 1 threat of severe storms Thursday | WPMI

April 23, 2019
This quiet weather pattern for today and Wednesday is only a short-term deal as we're already tracking the next weathermaker. Right now, it's set to march through our area Thursday into Friday. At this point, the best chance of storms arrives late Thursday through the overnight hours spilling into early Friday. We are currently under a Level 1 threat of severe weather during that time frame. There is a low end threat of damaging winds, and isolated tornado and some parts of our viewing area could collect up to an inch of rain.
Source: Tracking a weathermaker: Level 1 threat of severe storms Thursday | WPMI
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Jimmy Buffett hanging out in Spanish Fort before concert at The Warf

April 23, 2019
SPANISH FORT, Ala. .(WKRG) - Jimmy Buffett is getting back to his hometown roots as he prepares for Tuesday's concert at The Wharf. The Mobile native is playing there Tuesday. The Jimmy Buffett Facebook page posted pictures of Buffett in Spanish Fort on the water with Jimbo Meador, writing "No better guide in the Mobile - Tensaw Delta than Jimbo Meador. Master Naturalist, legendary waterman and storyteller....friend for over 40 years. today was a great day 🙏
Source: Jimmy Buffett hanging out in Spanish Fort before concert at The Warf
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BIKER DAD: Angel Ride benefits kids with special needs

April 23, 2019
FAIRHOPE, Ala. (WKRG) - Bikers will be on the hunt in Baldwin County on Saturday. They'll be on the Angel Ride scavenger hunt. The Angel Ride is an annual fundraiser for special needs kids in Baldwin County. Registration for the ride starts at 10:30 Saturday morning at American Legion Post 199 in Fairhope. After the ride, there's a party all day into the evening with LIVE music food trucks and more. The party is open to the public for a $5 donation. The ride is $35. You can click here to register now as well as find more information about the ride.
Source: BIKER DAD: Angel Ride benefits kids with special needs
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It’s Mullet Toss Week on the Gulf Coast

April 22, 2019
April 22, 2019 - Perdido Key, FL - (OBA®) - The iconic Flora-Bama attracts thousands of folks from all walks of life when it holds its 34th Annual Mullet-Toss. Having developed into a 3-day beach party, it generates over $10 million in the local economy while raising over $30,000 for local charities and youth groups. Beginning at 10 a.m., Friday thru Sunday, the event consists of simply tossing a mullet, one of the areas most popular local fish, from a 10-foot circle in Florida towards Alabama on crystal, white sand.
Source: It's Mullet Toss Week on the Gulf Coast
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Deer crashes local family’s Easter egg hunt

April 22, 2019
PERDIDO, Ala. (WKRG) -- A local family was celebrating Easter with an egg hunt on their property when they had an unexpected visitor. A deer showed up giving the family an amazing surprise. Kay Fairchild says they haven't had an egg hunt on their property in a long time so having one today and getting a special visitor was a treat. Though the furry animal wasn't the Easter bunny they were expecting, they enjoyed petting her and even fed her a hard boiled egg. In a video taken by Kay, the deer is seen welcoming pets and love.
Source: Deer crashes local family's Easter egg hunt

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