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Vehicle Rolls Into Russell Home, Injures One

Car House Accident 1One Russell man was injured early Thursday morning and transported to Russell Regional Hospital after the vehicle he was in rolled into the side of a Russell residence.

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Waterline Project Slowed, but Progressing

City of Russell LogoA project to replace several underground waterlines in the midsection of Russell is about 60 percent complete according to local officials.

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Storm Shots from Wednesday Evening

Keith Haberer 1 5-8 StormA tornadic storm struck northwestern Russell County Wednesday evening, producing brief rope tornadoes. Here are a few storm shots from Wednesday's weather action.

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Water Shortage Remains Serious

Russell City Council 2013The Russell City Council addressed the current water shortage and water restrictions in the city at its regular monthly work study session Tuesday afternoon - giving the situation a bleak outlook.

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Russell County Now Under a Burn Ban

Burn BanThe Russell County Commission voted two-to-one Monday to place a burn ban on the entire county and assess the situation in two weeks at its next regular meeting on May 20.

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Controlled Burn Monday Near Russell Becomes Out of Control, Results in Large Fire

5-6 Fire 3Several Russell County fire departments and rescue and law enforcement units responded to a large fire just east of the city of Russell Monday afternoon after the previously controlled burn became out of control.

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UPDATE: Google Maps Car Still in Russell

Google Maps car in RussellIf you've seen a small white car with a blue globe on top of its roof driving around Russell this week and are wondering what it is, we've got an explanation for you.

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