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News Minute: Here is the latest Alabama news from The Associated Press at 5:40 p.m. CDT

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PRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Central Alabama Community College says it's relocating its Millbrook campus to Prattville. WSFA-TV reports the school said Wednesday that it's moving from Stanhope Elmore High School to Pratt's Mill Center, located across from Long-Lewis Ford. CACC President Dr. Susan Burrow thanked the City of Millbrook and the Elmore County School System for providing the initial site to establish instruction for the area. Classes in Prattville are expected to open for the fall semester.

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Members of the Mobile City Council are asking Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey to approve funding to help restart passenger train service between New Orleans and the port city. WALA-TV reports members sent Ivey a letter Wednesday saying renewed Amtrak service would help increase tourism and economic development. The governor's office didn't immediately respond to an email seeking comment. Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi face a Thursday deadline for committing to funding that would help restart service.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - A judge has sentenced an Alabama man to 15 years in federal prison for plotting to carry out Islamic State-inspired attacks in the United States. Prosecutors say 23-year-old Aziz Ihab Sayyed of Huntsville must spend the rest of his life on probation following his release. Sayyed pleaded guilty in March to attempting to provide material support for the Islamic State terrorist group. He admitted buying bomb components last year with plans to attack police stations and Redstone Arsenal.

ANDALUSIA, Ala. (AP) - Alabama authorities are investigating a homicide after a burned body was found inside a burned-out vehicle. WSFA-TV reports Covington County authorities have not released the name of the victim. Deputies were called to a report of suspicious vehicle about 3:45 a.m. Wednesday and, when they arrived, they found the vehicle still smoking and the victim inside.

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