Tracy Degracia, the nurse manager of the Outpatient Infusion Center at the John B. Amis Cancer Center in Columbus, made a career change from the restaurant industry to medical care based on personal health issues in her family. Here she discusses her job and how her staff keeps scared and anxious patients calm and relaxed when they visit the center for treatments. (Video by Tony Adams)
Tracy Degracia at the John B. Amos Cancer Center
Columbus, Phenix City weather for March 23 from WRBL's Bob Jeswald
Traffic being diverted on Victory Drive after 18-wheeler overturns
Mayor Teresa Tomlinson talks about blighted tank farm at South Commons
Columbus, Phenix City weather for March 22 from WRBL's Bob Jeswald
What happens in a rape kit exam?
Columbus, Phenix City weather for March 21 from WRBL's Carmen Rose
A sexual assault evidence kit contains forensic evidence gathered from a victim's body during an intrusive, hours-long examination. Testing kits can find DNA evidence used to identify rapists, boost prosecutions or exonerate the falsely accused.
The Phenix City/Russell County branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People held a news conference Friday afternoon requesting that the fatal shooting of a black man at a Dollar General be prosecuted as a hate crime.