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Anniston councilman Ben Little says he'll challenge the city's coronavirus-inspired emergency powers declaration with complaints to the Alabama Ethics Commission, the local district attorney and possibly the U.S. Department of Justice.

Because schools are closed and people have been discouraged from going out due to the coronavirus, the “hunts” gave kids and their parents a way to entertain themselves.

Ryan Shurette, interim district ranger for the Shoal Creek District of the Talladega National Forest, said that as of Thursday, four popular facilities have been shuttered due to the virus.

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