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News Minute: Here is the latest Alabama news from The Associated Press at 3:40 p.m. CST

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DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) - Police in Alabama have charged a homeless man with two counts of arson in connection with fires that happened a week apart in Dothan. The Dothan Eagle reports 27-year-old Richard Snodgrass was being held Monday on a $90,000 bond.

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - A state agency says Alabama exported a record $21.7 billion in automobiles, chemicals and other goods last year. The state Department of Commerce says the combined value of Alabama goods and services shipped abroad in 2017 increased more than 6 percent over the previous year.

DECATUR, Ala. (AP) - Police say a 22-year-old Alabama man is in critical condition after a single-car crash in Decatur. The driver of a Nissan Altima was ejected when the vehicle overturned off Danville Road.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama lawmakers this session will consider an overhaul of the state's juvenile justice system, which advocates contend locks up too many kids for low-level offenses. According to the Alabama Juvenile Justice Task Force, nearly two-thirds of the children sent to Department of Youth Services' custody in 2016 didn't commit a felony. They were sent there for probation violations, theft and misdemeanors.

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