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1 hr ago | Alabama Live

Watch how a heart gets fixed in video of new device at UAB

UAB has only done a handful of procedures fixing hearts with a MitraClip device but the device has delivered its promise.

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL

6 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Gov. Bentley said EPA 'trying to kill us in the South' with coal emission standards

EPA regulations that aim to reduce power plant carbon emissions by 30 percent will have a detrimental effect on the state's economy and hurt its efforts to recruit industry by driving the price of energy up, Bentley told those attending the Economic Development Association of Alabama 's Summer 2014 Conference.

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Related Topix: Robert Bentley, US Governors, Gulf Shores, AL

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Alabama Live

Is Alabama going to miss a 100 degree day for the second straight year?

This sunset in Orange Beach has been part of an Alabama summer that is yet to reach 100 degrees.

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Related Topix: Alabama, Orange Beach, AL

Medical Daily

Texting While Driving Offenses Caught Directly By Police See Marked Drop In Auto Fatalities

Young hands behind the wheel pose a great threat already, but as technology endows them with confidence, multitasking turns deadly.

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Business Journal

Alabama execs still confident, job growth outlook highest since 2006

That's according to the newest Alabama Business Confidence Index from the Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Alabama.

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Alabama Live

Nearly 2,000 students set to graduate at the University of Alabama's summer commencement

More than 1,700 students are degree candidates in the ceremony overseen by the Commencement Marshall James P. Cover, professor in the department of economics, finance, and legal studies in UA's Culverhouse College of Commerce.

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The Escapist

Texting While Driving Bans: New Study Reveals Impact on Fatalities

A new study has found that US states in which police offers are allowed to pull over a driver for texting saw fewer deaths than those without such policies.

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ABC Action News

Primary texting while driving bans save...

States that allow police officers to pull over a driver for texting while driving saw fewer deaths than states, like Florida, that use a secondary enforcement of texting bans.

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Related Topix: Florida

Alabama Live

University of Alabama sorority breaks fundraising record for St. Jude Children's Hospital

The University of Alabama chapter of Delta Delta Delta is this year's top fundraiser for St. Jude's Children's Hospital after raising more than $200,000, according to a UA report.

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Related Topix: Alabama, Student Society, Delta Delta Delta, Sororities, Delta Delta, Coeducational Fraternities

PhysOrg Weblog

Biologic treatments for RA carry similar infection risk

The risk of hospitalized bacterial infections in older rheumatoid arthritis patients is similar for rituximab or abatacept compared to etanercept, although it is higher for infliximab, according to a study published in the July issue of Arthritis Care & Research .

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Related Topix: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Medicine, Health, Arthritis, Enbrel, Etanercept (generic), Tnf

Sun Jul 27, 2014

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Former ASU Board member states he regrets picking current president

One of the members who was on the committee that helped select the new president of Alabama State University, is now saying he regrets his decision.

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Related Topix: Alabama State University, Alabama Government, Alabama, Robert Bentley, US Governors

Newkerala.com

Diabetic patients should have low carb diets: Study

A new study has revealed that diet with low carbohydrates is good for Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes patients.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dieting, Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Nutrition

WCTV Tallahassee

UA, city officials focus on counterfeit tickets

Officials from the University of Alabama and the City of Tuscaloosa say they're planning to crack down on football ticket counterfeiters this season.

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Business Law Prof Blog

Law Professor Position - Alabama

Last year, when many law schools made no new hires, Alabama was one of the most active law schools on the market.

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Lowell Sun

Blocking the door to school

After losing the 1958 governor's race, George Wallace, then considered a moderate on segregation by mid-20th century Alabama standards, said he would never get "out-segged" again.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Beacon Hill (Boston, MA), Boston, MA, Stanford University, Opinion

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Sunherald.com

Consider these books of local interest for your end of summer reading list

Summer isn't over yet, so there's still plenty of time to add some beach reading material to your list.

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Related Topix: Mississippi, Gulfport, MS, Arts, Poetry, Willie Nelson, Country

SavannahNow

Newsmakers

Duties: Pollen will be responsible for overseeing the mission related activities, including: vocational evaluation and assessments, work adjustment/skills training, job placement and collaboration with community partners to identify strategies to address personal, social and economic needs of individuals with barriers to economic independence.

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Related Topix: Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA, Savannah College of Art & Design, Sweet Briar College, University of Georgia

The Wizard of Odds

University of Alabama at Birmingham

UAB gets a fresh start under Bill Clark, who takes over for Garrick McGee. McGee seemed overmatched from the start and finished a two-year run with a 5-19 record.

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The Wichita Eagle

Decatur woman lends voice to bipolar disorder

Reading over the names, she finds comfort, hope and acceptance. Some of the world's greatest artists, performers and thinkers - Winston Churchill, William Wordsworth, W.B. Yeats, Ernest Hemingway, Mark Twain, Virginia Woolfe, Florence Nightingale, Ludwig van Beethoven, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Rosemary Clooney and Vincent Van Gogh - fill the page.

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Related Topix: Southern College, Birmingham-Southern College

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Glenview Announcements

Glenview's Breghan Nolan receives Hospitality Scholarship

The Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association Educational Foundation today announced the recipients of its scholarships for the 2014-2015 academic year.

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Related Topix: Illinois

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