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News in brief

BIRMINGHAM, ALA—The Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport was evacuated Sunday after a bomb threat was found in the men’s bathroom. Airport spokesperson Toni Bast said a threatening note was found at about 4 p.m. and forced about 12 flights to be either diverted or delayed. The “all clear” was given two hours later, shortly after 6 p.m.

TUSCALOOSA, ALA—Investigators with the Tuscaloosa Metro Homicide Unit are looking into the nonfatal stabbing of a 17-year-old male. The commander of the homicide unit, Sgt. Dale Phillips, said the teen was stabbed Sunday after he threw a cup of bleach in a 19-year-old woman’s face. Phillips said the cause of the dispute is unknown at this time, but the case is under investigation. Neither party’s injury was life-threatening.

BIRMINGHAM, ALA—For 66 years, Birmingham has organized the National Veterans Day Parade—the first and longest-running national celebration of Veterans Day. This year, the parade is scheduled for Monday, Nov. 11 at 1:30 p.m. in downtown Birmingham and is slated to have more than 3,000 participants and more than 100 entries. The parade will begin at the intersection of Eighth Avenue North at 19th Street.

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