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

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FAIRFIELD, Ala. (AP) - Police in Fairfield are investigating after firefighters discovered the burned body of a woman behind a vacant home. Evidence at the scene indicates that the woman was killed elsewhere, and her body was discarded at the vacant home on 40th Street.

HOLMESVILLE, Miss. (AP) - Historical Society president Malcolm Allen unveiled this week a historical marker at the old courthouse in Holmesville commemorating Pike County's role in the War of 1812. Allen says the county's role in the war began with British interference in U.S. maritime trade and ended in 1815 with the Battle of New Orleans.

HARTFORD, Ala. (AP) - An Alabama State Trooper is hospitalized in stable condition after he was wounded in a gun battle that also left two suspects injured on a southeast Alabama road. Authorities say the gunfire began as a traffic stop, but quickly turned into a shootout Saturday on County Road 57 in Geneva County.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Arkansas' Katherine Gable won two national titles and Florida's Bridget Sloan captured the third of her career at the NCAA women's gymnastics championships. Grable won the floor exercise with a 9.9625 and tied with LSU's Rheagan Courville for first on the vault in yesterday's individual competition.

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