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15 hrs ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

Sarah Palin plans speech on Alabama coast

Palin will speak at an event organized by the Baldwin County Republican Party on April 25 at the Wharf in Orange Beach.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Sarah Palin, Orange Beach, AL

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Alabama Live

Baldwin County deputies plea for disability insurance turned down

Baldwin County Deputy Sgt. Benjamin Burke doesn't believe his duty as a law enforcement officer ends when he takes off his badge and gun.

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Alabama Live

Gulf Shores announces plan to build combination high school, community college

City officials have a plan in the works to create a combination high school and community college campus on city-owned property at the corner of County Road 8 and the Foley Beach Express.

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Related Topix: Gulf Shores, AL, Orange Beach, AL, Family, Kids, University of Alabama, Auburn University

Alabama Live

Tuesday's weather: Flood warning in effect for parts of Baldwin, Mobile counties; temps to...

MOBILE, Alabama -- The National Weather Service has issued flood warnings for areas of Baldwin County as rain totals from a passing cold front mount.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Weather, Mobile, AL, Silverhill, AL

Alabama Live

Mobile-area drivers urged to stay off the road, officials to monitor road conditions...

MOBILE, Alabama - As a line of thunderstorms continue to move through the area, driving conditions have deteriorated and people are asked to stay off the road.

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Related Topix: Mobile, AL, Weather, Fairhope, AL, Daphne, AL

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Alabama Live

Baldwin commissioners disagree on disability insurance

Baldwin County Commissioners Skip Gruber and Tucker Dorsey want to offer county employees, including deputies, new long-term and short-term disability insurance options.

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Related Topix: Bay Minette, AL

Sun Apr 13, 2014

WALA

Baldwin, Mobile county students hit the beaches amid red flag warnings

With Mobile and Baldwin counties both on spring break along with Louisiana State University, beaches were especially crowed this weekend.

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Related Topix: Louisiana State University, Loxley, AL, Orange Beach, AL, Family, Kids

Alabama Live

Spring breakers and beachgoers enjoy a sunny Sunday

Here's a collection of photos of spring breakers, vacationers and locals enjoying the beach and attractions Sunday, April 13, 2014.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

WALA

Photo courtesy of Janet DeLaOliva-Ripp

The Coastal Wildlife Rescue Center is hosting an Earth Day celebration at the Graham Creek Nature Preserve in Foley today.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival, Loxley, AL

Alabama Live

Bond reduced for Robertsdale Christmas parade crash suspect

Bond for a Summerdale man charged in a hit and run accident that happened before a Christmas parade started has been reduced from $100,000 to $50,000.

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Related Topix: Summerdale, AL

Fri Apr 11, 2014

WALA

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Friday, April 11, some folks in Fairhope had a chance to rescue a furry friend, while enjoying some specialty craft beer.

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Alabama Live

Daphne police nab two burglary suspects; third sought, considered armed and dangerous

Cornelius Lee "A AoeNick"A A Watson, 32, of Daphne is being sought by Baldwin County law enforcement agencies and is considered armed and dangerous.

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Related Topix: Daphne, AL

WALA

Baldwin County Strawberry Festival this weekend

The 27th Annual Baldwin County Strawberry Festival is this weekend, April 12-13, 2014.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival, Loxley, AL, Robert Bentley, US Governors

Alabama Live

Legal maneuver: DUI charge dropped in Orange Beach fatal crash

The Baldwin County District Attorney's Office says it has dropped a driving under the influence charge against a man accused in a March 29 fatal crash to make sure he is prosecuted on a more serious charge.

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Related Topix: Orange Beach, AL, Spanish Fort, AL

Alabama Live

Baldwin County has its share of poor people, but they live on back roads and side streets

DAPHNE, Alabama -- Baldwin County has a reputation as a tourist attraction, a retirement destination and a sought-after address for newcomers to coastal Alabama.

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Related Topix: Daphne, AL, Mobile, AL, Carondelet (St. Louis, MO), Fairhope, AL

Thu Apr 10, 2014

WALA

Convicted meth dealer sentenced to 10 years in

Jonathon Blake Jones, 33, of Robertsdale, Alabama, was sentenced today in federal court to 120 months in federal prison for his role as a dealer distributing methamphetamine ice from 2009 through April of 2013.

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Related Topix: Robertsdale, AL, Drugs, Federal Prisons, Prison

Alabama Live

Earth Day Mobile Bay to celebrate 25th anniversary in Fairhope;...

Earth Day celebrations in Baldwin County will begin in Foley this Saturday as the Coastal Wildlife Rescue Center hosts an event at the city's 484-acre Graham Creek Nature Preserve.

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Related Topix: Fairhope, AL, Mobile, AL, Foley, AL, University of South Alabama

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Alabama Live

Fairhope residents hear school system's presentation on enrollment, repairs

Fairhope schools are in good shape overall, and there are no expectations of dramatic increases in enrollment, according to Baldwin County school officials.

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Related Topix: Fairhope, AL

Alabama Live

Attorney: Man went to child porn sites looking for mail-order bride

A man who pleaded guilty Wednesday to a child pornography possession charge admits to going to inappropriate websites, but he went to the sites looking for his former mail-order bride, an attorney said.

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Related Topix: Gulf Shores, AL

WALA

1 in custody after Pennsylvania school stabbings

Opening the Eastern Gulf of Mexico to oil and gas exploration will be the focus of a public hearing Wednesday, April 9 in Spanish Fort.

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Related Topix: Spanish Fort, AL

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