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Tuscaloosa, Ala., tackles blight with garbage-truck cameras and AI


The city is currently piloting technology that can automatically flag nuisances like overgrown grass or abandoned vehicles and appliances.

Alabama launches contact tracing app based on Google-Apple API


The app will be targeted at students returning to the state's college campuses. Meanwhile Google says as many as 20 states are developing apps based on the API.

To prevent traffic fatalities, Alabama invests $1.8 million in data science


The governor has funded research to gather data, develop software and identify new strategies promoting traffic safety.