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Over 5,000 People with Disabilities Lose Jobs in Alabama

 As the State of Alabama celebrates a record number of unemployment, the state ranks among the worst when it comes to employing workers with disabilities. According to RespectAbility, a national nonprofit organization that fights stigma and advances opportunity for people with disabilities, Alabama now ranks 49th on jobs for people with disabilities. In total, there are 421,135 working-age people with disabilities…