AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Auburn University is canceling classes today following what school officials are calling an unsubstantiated threat on campus. A message posted on the university's website says authorities don't believe the threat is credible but are suspending normal operations because of anxiety among students and parents. Today is the seventh anniversary of the attack in which a student gunman killed 32 students and faculty at Virginia Tech University.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Police are investigating a shooting at a Huntsville Walmart store that involved an off-duty Morgan County sheriff's deputy. Police said the gunshot wound yesterday was not life-threatening, and officers are guarding the wounded man at Huntsville Hospital.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The Mississippi Highway Patrol is looking for a vehicle that struck and killed a Marine from Alabama. The highway patrol says 25-year-old Cason Bryant Park, of Gordo, Ala., was traveling west on U.S. 82 in Oktibbeha County early Sunday morning when his car broke down and he began walking down the highway.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - A professor and administrator at the University of Mobile is the new leader of the Alabama Historical Association. Lonnie Burnett has been elected president of the group. He's an assistant vice president and history professor at the private, Christian school in Mobile.
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