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5 min ago | Alabama Live

'Why can't regular school be this way?' Middle-schoolers learn hands-on science at summer...

There wasn't a lot of sitting still at the second Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics camp, and that was also a lesson for the 30-plus math and science teachers who took part, said camp director Andre Green, an associate professor in the University of South Alabama's College of Education.

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Related Topix: University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL, Education Etc., Family, Kids

4 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Man accused in hit and run before Robertsdale parade indicted

A Baldwin County grand jury has indicted a man who is accused in a hit and run accident that happened before a Christmas parade in Robertsdale last year.

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Related Topix: Robertsdale, AL, Summerdale, AL

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Alabama Live

Another delay for I-10

MOBILE, Alabama - The public release date on a 2,000-page report on the proposed Interstate 10 bridge in Mobile is -- much like a Friday afternoon rush hour traffic jam on the nearby Bayway -- backed up.

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Related Topix: Mobile, AL, Mobile County, AL, Spanish Fort, AL, Daphne, AL

Sun Jul 27, 2014

WPTV Local News

Alabama toddler mauled by pit bull

The attack has neighbors of the girl calling for stricter rules for pet owners in the town of Bay Minette.

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Related Topix: Bay Minette, AL

Alabama Live

Alabama goes all in on ignition controls for drunken drivers, but do they work?

Taking effect this month, a revised law provides for people convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol to install ignition interlock devices that prevent their vehicles from starting if they have a blood-alcohol content of .02 or more.

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Related Topix: Mobile County, AL, Montgomery County, AL

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WALA

Tallest cross in western hemisphere to be built in Baldwin Co?

The tallest cross in the western hemisphere is set to be built in Baldwin County, and it has some people talking as plans move forward.

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Related Topix: Summerdale, AL

WALA

Orange Beach hosts Alabama Sheriffa s Conference

The biannual Alabama Sheriff's Conference kicked off Friday at the Perdido Beach Resort.

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Related Topix: Orange Beach, AL

WALA

See a The Good Doctora in Fairhope

The Good Doctor is a musical comedy that opened on Broadway in 1973, and closed in 1974.

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater

Alabama Live

Address flood insurance and the environment with RESTORE Act funding

Many Alabamians may find it hard to believe that July 15th of this year marked four years since the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill was capped in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Related Topix: Alabama, Natural Disasters, Flood, Oil Spill, Orange Beach, AL, Opinion

Alabama Live

Jeans and sandals win out; Baldwin County school board eases uniform restrictions

With a vote of 6-1, the Baldwin County school board approved a policy to ease uniform restrictions for high school students during its meeting Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Alabama Live

'CVS deal is dead': Plans for controversial Malbis Plantation development withdrawn

Plans have been withdrawn to build a 13,225-square-foot CVS drugstore at Ala. 181 and U.S. 90 in the Malbis community, according to Daphne officials.

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Related Topix: Daphne, AL, Mobile, AL

Alabama Live

Baldwin County schools budget 'on track'; slight increase in penny tax revenue

Local revenues for the Baldwin County school system are slightly higher this year, according to John Wilson, the school system's chief financial officer.

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Related Topix: Mobile County, AL

WALA

Building a healthier Gulf Coast 1 walk at a time

The American Heart Association is building healthier lives on the Alabama Gulf Coast through two upcoming walks, the Mobile Heart Walk on September 13, 2014, 8:00 a.m., at the University of South Alabama Mitchell Center, and the Baldwin County Heart Walk on September 27, 2014, 9:00 a.m., at Fairhope Pier.

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Related Topix: Alabama, University of South Alabama

Northwest Florida Daily News

2 dead in plane crash; plane flew out of Pensacola

LILLIAN, Ala.- Authorities say two people are dead after a sightseeing airplane that took off in Pensacola crashed in remote southwest Alabama.

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Related Topix: Lillian, AL, Air Accidents

Alabama Live

230-foot-tall cross is one step closer to reality in Baldwin County

Businessman Jon Butler mans a fundraising table for the Giant Cross Project in May 2014.

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Related Topix: Summerdale, AL, Gulf Shores, AL

Alabama Live

Spanish Fort paving way for medium-rise office buildings as demand rises on Eastern Shore

The 230-acre Spanish Fort Town Center, anchored by Bass Pro Shops is shown from U.S. 98, just north of Interstate 10, on Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: Spanish Fort, AL, Mobile, AL, Daphne, AL

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WALA

BCSO responds to small plane crash

According to authorities, the Baldwin County Sheriff's Office has responded to a small plane air crash in the Lillian community.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents

WALA

Get professional photos of your pets

Most of us have a bunch of cute pictures of our pets, but sometimes it's not easy to get really great pictures.

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Related Topix: Fairhope, AL, Daphne, AL

WALA

Fugitive Files Brutal Attack

Orange Beach Police and the Baldwin County Sheriff's Office say he's been on the run for 5 years, accused of a brutal sex crime.

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Related Topix: Orange Beach, AL, Loxley, AL

Alabama Live

'If you have a policy and don't enforce it, what's the point?' Baldwin school board...

On July 24, the Baldwin County school board is expected to vote on a policy to ease uniform restrictions for high school students.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Spanish Fort, AL, Silverhill, AL, Loxley, AL, Robertsdale, AL

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