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    Food for Thought: Inspectors find sewage in kitchen

    Food for Thought

    Thursday, March 23 2017 10:28 PM EDT2017-03-24 02:28:12 GMT

    Dining out? Check out this week's food inspection scores.

    Montgomery county health inspectors visit restaurants every week. And every Thursday the 12 News Defenders bring you their findings. 

  • AL job seekers, unemployment recipients targeted in data hack

    AL job seekers, unemployment recipients targeted in data hack

    Wednesday, March 22 2017 11:43 PM EDT2017-03-23 03:43:34 GMT

    An alert has been issued for those who have looked for work using JobLink or received unemployment after the state learned that information could have fallen into the hands of hackers. 

    An alert has been issued for those who have looked for work using JobLink or received unemployment after the state learned that information could have fallen into the hands of hackers. 

  • Retail

    Special Report: Crack the code on store price tags

    Special Report: Crack the code on store price tags

    Tuesday, February 28 2017 2:01 PM EST2017-02-28 19:01:16 GMT
    (Source: WSFA 12)(Source: WSFA 12)

    We all love a good bargain. There's something thrilling about finding a coveted item on sale but what if we told you these discounts are in plain sight; you just need to know what to look for!  

    We all love a good bargain. There's something thrilling about finding a coveted item on sale but what if we told you these discounts are in plain sight; you just need to know what to look for!  

  • DEFENDERS

    Concerns arise over website that posts personal information

    Concerns arise over website that posts personal information

    Monday, February 13 2017 7:59 PM EST2017-02-14 00:59:07 GMT

    Whether you realize it or not, your personal information is probably out there on the internet somewhere. But now, one website has made it even easier, a one-stop shop for people trying to get info that, in the wrong hands, can be used against you.

    Whether you realize it or not, your personal information is probably out there on the internet somewhere. But now, one website has made it even easier, a one-stop shop for people trying to get info that, in the wrong hands, can be used against you.

  • DEFENDERS

    Special Report: Smart home security

    Special Report: Smart home security

    Monday, February 6 2017 11:54 PM EST2017-02-07 04:54:10 GMT

    With today's technology, home security systems can do all sorts of things. So what should you choose to best suit your circumstances?

    With today's technology, home security systems can do all sorts of things. So what should you choose to best suit your circumstances?

  • DEFENDERS

    Tax season: Tips to file that could reduce headaches

    Tax season: Tips to file that could reduce headaches

    Monday, January 23 2017 7:34 PM EST2017-01-24 00:34:36 GMT

    It's officially tax season. Choose a tax preparer wisely.

    It's officially tax season. Choose a tax preparer wisely.

  • Alabama joins 27 states, DC in VW emissions claims investigation

    Alabama joins 27 states, DC in VW emissions claims investigation

    Thursday, September 24 2015 6:01 PM EDT2015-09-24 22:01:25 GMT
    Friday, September 25 2015 6:01 AM EDT2015-09-25 10:01:06 GMT
    Attorney General Luther Strange announced Thursday that Alabama has joined a coalition of at least 27 states that is investigating potential fraud by Volkswagen.
    Attorney General Luther Strange announced Thursday that Alabama has joined a coalition of at least 27 states that is investigating potential fraud by Volkswagen.
  • 5 Alabama Dairy Queen stores impacted by data breach

    5 Alabama Dairy Queen stores impacted by data breach

    Thursday, October 9 2014 7:31 PM EDT2014-10-09 23:31:33 GMT
    Thursday, October 9 2014 9:16 PM EDT2014-10-10 01:16:43 GMT
    Restaurant chain Dairy Queen confirmed Thursday evening that five Alabama stores were among the nearly 400 nationwide locations impacted by a data breach that took place from Aug. 1 through early September.
    Restaurant chain Dairy Queen confirmed Thursday evening that five Alabama stores were among the nearly 400 nationwide locations impacted by a data breach that took place from Aug. 1 through early September.
  • Don't Waste Your Money: Buying canned foods

    Don't Waste Your Money: Buying canned foods

    Tuesday, November 18 2014 8:49 AM EST2014-11-18 13:49:29 GMT
    Tuesday, November 18 2014 8:49 AM EST2014-11-18 13:49:29 GMT
    Have you noticed you're getting more and more water with the canned foods you buy at the store these days? Is it just you? Or is this another new trend, like product downsizing to give us less food?
    Have you noticed you're getting more and more water with the canned foods you buy at the store these days? Is it just you? Or is this another new trend, like product downsizing to give us less food?
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