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Tuscaloosa remembers the April 27, 2011 tornado with new website launch

Damage from the April 27, 2011 tornado in Tuscaloosa. Source: WBRC file video Damage from the April 27, 2011 tornado in Tuscaloosa. Source: WBRC file video

Good morning from the WBRC.com digital desk! Here are some of the stories and segments you'll see this morning on Good Day Alabama:

The city of Tuscaloosa recently unveiled a new website to mark the progress since it was ravaged by the April 27 tornado five years ago.

Attorneys for the teenager charged with Iraq War vet Mike Gilotti’s murder are trying to get youthful offender status for the 16-year-old.

Fairfield Police Chief Leon Davis is stepping down after 25 years of service. He announced his retirement yesterday say that the city’s personnel and financial issues played a part in his decision.

NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel is expected to be indicted today. He faces a misdemeanor domestic violence charge connected to an incident involving an ex-girlfriend.

Paul Finebaum calls in to discuss scandal in the NFL and other football news.

Financial expert Stewart Welch gives us five tips for an outstanding retirement.

And, in remembrance of the April 27, 2011 tornadoes, we’ll hear from America’s Prepareathon about ways to prep for severe weather.

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