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18 min ago | International Business Times

Less Sleep Can Cause Stroke, Diabetes, High BP: Study

People who get less than six hours' sleep in the night are at a higher risk of suffering from a stroke, developing type 2 diabetes and high BP, say researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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Related Topix: Stroke, Medicine, Diabetes, Iraq, World News

1 hr ago | Alabama Live

Bentley says national leaders should look to Alabama as model for running government

National leaders would do well to look at the Heart of Dixie as a model for how to run a government, Gov. Robert Bentley said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Alabama, Robert Bentley, US Governors

Wed Jul 23, 2014

City Paper

Crisis at National Archives: Tuesday, July 29

More than half a century after it premiered on television, the National Archives invites contemporary audiences to view Robert Drew's 1963 documentary, Crisis , in conjunction with the March on Washington Film Festival.

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Chron

FitGirl: Get moving, feel the burn with Soul Grooves

Tammy Harris leads her hugely popular Soul Grooves class at Life Time Fitness on Will Clayton Parkway Saturday July 12, 2014.

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Related Topix: Life Time Fitness, Health Club, Life, Food, Nutrition

RV Business

'Learning Center' Awards 2014-15 Scholarship

Ashton Shropshire, a rising college sophomore who's worked summers at Dandy RV Superstore in Anniston, Ala., since 2011, is the recipient of the Mike Molino RV Learning Center Scholarship for academic year 2014-15.

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Related Topix: Anniston, AL, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Tuscaloosa changes ordinance on ticket scalping

The city council in Tuscaloosa has approved an amendment to the municipal ordinance that now requires all members of a ticket reselling business to be licensed by the city.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Free Republic

Earth's Hottest June Follows Hottest May. The New normal?

Things are heating up on planet Earth. Average global temperatures shattered records this June ... for the second month in a row, according to a new report from the National Climactic Data Center.

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Related Topix: Alabama

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Rise School to affiliate with UAH

Rise School of Huntsville will become part of the University of Alabama in Huntsville.

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Alabama Live

Who's New in the Arts: Jamorris Rivers, artistic director at Arova Contemporary Ballet

"Who's New in the Arts" profiles figures whose talents have landed them in key positions in classical music, dance, theater and visual arts in Birmingham.

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Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Theater, Alabama, Medicine, Health, Massage Therapy, Dadeville, AL, Entertainment

Professional Carwashing/Detail

Professional Carwashing & Detailing adds Robyn Tucker, welcomes back Phillip Lawless

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. Professional Carwashing & Detailing is pleased to add Robyn Tucker as its managing editor and welcome back Phillip Lawless as editor.

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL, Opinion

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Easy, wrong, vote on charters

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

The Town Talk

Meet the staff: Jim Smilie, audience development director

Like a number of my colleagues, I too caught the journalism bug while in elementary school.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Alabama Live

Katherine McCarron tweets bikini photo from her honeymoon

The former Katherine Webb -- Katherine McCarron as of her July 12 wedding to former University of Alabama quarterback A.J. McCarron - has posted a bikini selfie taken on her honeymoon, according to several websites.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Alabama

Newswise

In a @JAMA_current Editorial, @msaagmd Talks About Treatment Costs...

In the July 23/30 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, a new study evaluates the virologic response of HIV-infected patients also infected with hepatitis C virus who received a combination of the medications sofosbuvir plus ribavirin.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Hepatitis, Medicine, Genetics

Alabama Live

Sources: JSU President Bill Meehan stepping down in 2015

Jacksonville State University President Bill Meehan told the university's board of trustees today that he will be stepping down next year, according to multiple sources.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Alabama Live

UAH student dies on campus; foul play not involved

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - A University of Alabama in Huntsville student died Sunday afternoon at Charger Village, a student housing building on the UAH campus.

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Related Topix: Huntsville, AL, Madison County, AL

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Seattle Times

Climate-change skeptic becomes target of hostility

John Christy, a professor of atmospheric science at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, has lost standing with others in his scientific field.

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Related Topix: Huntsville, AL, Global Warming

Alabama Live

'Hairspray' hitting Theatre Tuscaloosa; New York director talks about staging edgy musical...

Diva Hall, Charles Prosser, NorQuina "Q" Rieves, Glen Johnson, La'Porsha Lewis, and Emily Hoppe in Theatre Tuscaloosa's upcoming production of "Hairspray," running July 18-27 in the Bean-Brown Theatre.

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Related Topix: Hairspray, Comedy Movies, Music!, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Tuscaloosa, AL, Theater, Arts, Huntsville, AL, Entertainment

Watersblogged

Tuscaloosa Hosts First Statewide Veterans Reunion

The Tuscaloosa Tourism and Sports Commission hosting the first annual Alabama All Veterans and Family Reunion on September 26th- 28th, 2014.

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Related Topix: Tuscaloosa, AL, Alabama

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Alabama Live

Birmingham is the best place for the 2016 Democratic National Convention: guest opinion

In 2012, I was among the 35,000-plus delegates and visitors descending on Charlotte, NC, September 4-6 for the Democratic National Convention.

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL, Opinion

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