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13 min ago | WALB-TV Albany

Anchorage seeing more prescription medication abuse

If you've got a prescription for hydrocodone, you can't get more than 90-pills at a time.


Related Topix: Dothan, AL, Education Etc.

4 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

Second suspect surrenders in murder of former Alabama football player

Investigators with the Greenville Police Department say they're confident they have the two men responsible for a fatal shooting in custody as the community continues to mourn the victim, a former University of Alabama football and Greenville High School all-state player.


Related Topix: Alabama, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

7 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Meet the District 4 candidates in Tuesday's election for Huntsville City Council

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - Tuesday's municipal election offers southwest Huntsville residents the choice of sticking with long-term incumbent City Councilman Bill Kling or shaking things up by selecting community activist Jackie Reed.


Related Topix: Huntsville, AL, Alabama A&M University

9 hrs ago | CTV

Benefits of breakfast called into question

Skipping the first meal of the day has been linked to weight gain. But two recent studies published in the August edition of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition are questioning that widely held belief after researchers found that changing breakfast habits may not necessarily affect your weight.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Fasting, Health

13 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Tornado research by UAH on April 27, 2011 storms featured in cover story of meteorological...

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - Tornado research by the University of Alabama in Huntsville is featured on the cover of one of the nation's top weather journals.


Related Topix: Tornado, Natural Disasters, Huntsville, AL

14 hrs ago | Alabama Live

UAB harnesses technology to connect with patients, reduce readmission rates

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- The University of Alabama at Birmingham Medicine has just launched a new program that leverages technology to educate patients on their health condition and lower readmission rates.


Related Topix: Birmingham, AL, Medicine

19 hrs ago |

'Bama football fan who poisoned Auburn oak trees will be dunked for charity

The University of Alabama football fan who gained notoriety after he poisoned historic oak trees on the campus of rival Auburn University has agreed to appear at a charity event next month in Mobile, Ala., and will allow fans to either dunk him in a dunking booth or throw pies at his face, according to ESPN.


Related Topix: Auburn University, Mobile, AL

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Alabama Live

Gardendale AT&T to celebrate new store with food, football and fun Aug. 22

AT&T will host a ribbon-cutting event to celebrate its newest store, which opened in Gardendale last month, this Friday, Aug. 22. In addition to the ribbon cutting with Gardendale officials, festivities at the event include an appearance from University of Alabama mascot Big AL and the chance to win Alabama football tickets.


Related Topix: Gardendale, AL

Business Journal

UAB, HudsonAlpha to form cancer consortium

Earlier this summer, I reported that the University of Alabama at Birmingham and the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology would collaborate to form the Center for Genomic Medicine .


Related Topix: Birmingham, AL

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Explosion sends metal flying at Cimarron in Huntsville

A former University of Alabama football and Greenville High School all-state player is dead following a shooting in Greenville Wednesday night, according to the police department.


Related Topix: Explosion, Alabama, Country, Montgomery, AL

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Former 'Bama player Ozell Powell shot, killed

Greenville police say they've arrested a man in the slaying of former University of Alabama football player Ozell Powell.


WSFA-TV Montgomery

Fall semester underway at UA

Although there are no numbers available yet for this semester's enrollment, Fall 2013 enrollment reached an all-time high of 34,852 students.


Hartselle Enquirer

Burks places fifth in IAAF long jump

Quanesha Burks of Hartselle, a sophomore track and field athlete at The University of Alabama, placed fifth in long jump competition at the IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene, Ore.


Related Topix: Hartselle, AL

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Hollywood Gossip

Alabama Sorority Girl Kicked Out After Sending Racist Snapchat

The Internet exploded this week over an image sent over the popular social media app Snapchat by a sorority member at the University of Alabama.


Related Topix: Student Society, Chi Omega, Sororities, Startups, Facebook, Social Software

Science Daily

Sleepy college students stressed by jobs

College students are typically more sleep deprived than the rest of us and often ignore the health benefits of adequate slumber, said a researcher who studies the topic.


Related Topix: University of Cincinnati

Pasadena/San Gabriel Valley Journal News

Peaceful Protestors Facing Off With Armed Police Set To Go To War

Ferguson, Missouri is home to Charles Blow, writer for the New York Times, quoting James Baldwin who said, "The most dangerous thing in the world is a Black Man with nothing to lose."


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Opinion

Insight News

Rod Hicks to lead 2015 Convention and Career Fair in Minneapolis;...

Boston National Association of Black Journalists President Bob Butler recently announced that longtime member Rod Hicks will serve as chair of the 2015 Convention and Career Fair, to be held in Minneapolis, Minnesota, next summer as the organization celebrates its 40th anniversary.


Related Topix: Minneapolis, MN, Journalism

Business Journal

Southside's secret weapon: Get to know Sri Ceo Art Tipton

Just south of the University of Alabama at Birmingham campus sits one of the city's most mysterious economic powerhouses.



New book tells story of Tuscaloosa tornado

Sports Illustrated writer Lars Anderson of Birmingham has written "The Storm and the Tide: Tragedy, Hope and Triumph in Tuscaloosa."


Related Topix: Alabama

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Wheelchair-bound Moulton "hero" presented keys to brand new mobility van

A car accident 20 years ago left Courtney unable to walk. Before the accident, Courtney was on the fast track to play college basketball at the University of Alabama, but those dreams were cut short.


Related Topix: Moulton, AL