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News Minute: Here is the latest Alabama news from The Associated Press

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A federal appeals court won't be hearing former Gov. Don Siegelman's case next week. An attorney for Siegelman says the case has been reset for the week of Oct. 13. A federal jury convicted Siegelman and former HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy in 2006 on bribery and other charges.

OXFORD, Ala. (AP) - Gov. Robert Bentley says a special session of the Legislature to address economic incentives to attract industries is an option. Bentley discussed calling a special session during an appearance at a workforce development summit yesterday in Chatom. He clarified his remarks in a speech last night in Oxford.

EUTAW, Ala. (AP) - Authorities in Greene County say that Forkland Mayor Derrick Biggs has surrendered to face charges of first-degree theft and tampering with government records. Biggs was booked into the Greene County Jail yesterday morning.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A spokeswoman for Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley says the federal government has notified the governor that immigrant children will be placed at Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery. She says the governor's chief of staff got a call from the Federal Emergency Management Agency late yesterday afternoon.

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