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36 min ago | Alabama Live

Kick off college football season with a look at vintage postcards from Alabama, Auburn

On Saturday, college football season gets under way and Alabama and Auburn fans can begin the trash talk and bids for yet another national championship in earnest.

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4 hrs ago | WTVY Dothan

Downtown Dothan Redevelopment Authority Awarded Main Street Alabama Community Award

MONTGOMERY a' Lt. Governor Kay Ivey and Mary Helmer, President and State Coordinator of Main Street Alabama announced the winners of the Main Street Alabama Awards of Excellence this afternoon during the aLABama Downtown Laboratory in Montgomery.

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Related Topix: Dothan, AL, Robert Bentley, US Governors, Alexander City, AL

5 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Alabama's accursed Republican oligarchy: guest opinion

Alabama is on a political slippery slope. Our descent is being aided by millions of dollars of campaign contributions controlled by a handful of political operatives who obviously believe many Alabama citizens should be only seen - not heard.

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Related Topix: Alabama Government, US News, Opinion

Tue Aug 26, 2014

WSFA-TV Montgomery

MOBIS Alabama continues donation tradition to Catoma Elementary

Team members have been collecting money and school supplies for students. They also gave the school more than $10,000 in school supplies, hundreds of uniforms and 75 cases of papers for teachers.

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Reuters

Defense for Alabama murder suspect cites 'stand your ground' law

An Alabama man charged with stabbing his cousin to death inside the victim's home was lawfully standing his ground, his lawyers told jurors in a trial that concluded its second day on Tuesday, while prosecutors called him a murderer.

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Related Topix: Life, Self Defense

The Trussville Tribune

Website ranks safest Alabama cities: Where does Trussville rank?

Safe Choice Security has ranked the top 15 safest cities in Alabama based on a 2012 FBI Crime Statistics report.

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Related Topix: Trussville, AL, Helena, AL

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Main Street Alabama announces awards of excellence

The Alabama Attorney General's Office has announced Tuesday that the murder convictions of Karvis Lamar Dennis, Angelo Jermon Frazier and Milas Jason Smith are being upheld but the Court of Criminal Appeals.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Montgomery, AL

Alabama Live

Have you seen a panther in Alabama? Prove state officials wrong, send us your pictures

Within a few hours of publishing an article on a 'big cat' sighting in Cullman County , AL.com has received dozens of comments from readers saying they have had similar sightings.

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Related Topix: Cullman County, AL, Logan, AL, Winston County, AL

Alabama Live

Governor's failure to expand Medicaid earns him title of 'Dr. Death,' Alabama lawmaker says

Gov. Robert Bentley's steadfast stand against expanding Medicaid in the state is no different than the views of Dr. Jack Kevorkian, whose advocacy for assisted suicide earned him the name "Dr. Death," a Selma lawmaker said.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Robert Bentley, Law, US Governors, Medicaid, Health, Alabama Government, Medicine

Alabama Live

Here's what Alabama and Ferguson have in common, and it's ugly

About the writer John Archibald is a columnist for the Alabama Media Group. His work appears in the newspaper on Sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and online at AL.com all the time.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Childersburg, AL, Harpersville, AL, York, AL, Opinion

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Risk for AL quakes low, but preparations still made

About 160 people were injured when the quake rocked the wine country Sunday morning.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Geology, Science, Fort Payne, AL

Mon Aug 25, 2014

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Northport fire chief answers Ice Bucket Challenge with a twist

Not only was Monday's challenge an opportuity to keep awareness alive about ALS but it was also an opportunity to bring attention to another issue firefighters battle to prevent every day.

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Reuters

Alabama couple charged with rape in bid to impregnate girl

An Alabama couple has been charged with raping a 17-year-old relative multiple times in an unsuccessful attempt to impregnate her so they could keep the baby, prosecutors said Monday.

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Related Topix: Alabama Government

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Montgomery apartment of Rosa Parks heavily damaged by vandals

The apartment complex that includes the home that Civil Rights icon Rosa Parks and her husband shared while they lived in Alabama's capital city, was heavily damaged by copper thieves Monday.

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Switched

Teen Allegedly Raped Repeatedly Because Alabama Couple Wanted Baby

An Alabama couple has been charged with raping a 17-year-old relative multiple times in an unsuccessful attempt to impregnate her so they could keep the baby, prosecutors said Monday.

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Related Topix: Alabama Government

KATV Little Rock

Freshman RBs often make immediate impact in SEC

LSU freshman running back Leonard Fournette says his expectations this season are "to rush for 1,000 yards, be All-SEC, be All-America and be a Heisman Trophy candidate."

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Alabama Live

Latest Alabama VA employee accused of sexual abuse is still getting paid

An employee of the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System is still getting paid even though he has been accused of first-degree sexual abuse of a patient, according to the Montgomery Advertiser .

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Times Herald

Study turns tables on value of breakfast, weight loss

Grandmothers, marketers and researchers alike have long touted breakfast as a must-have meal, praising its ability to rev up metabolism, stave off hunger, help calorie watchers keep their weight in check, and improve concentration and cognitive function.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nutrition, Life, Food, University of Alabama, University of Minnesota

Washington Times

Trial to begin for man accused in cousin's death

Jury selection is underway in the trial of an Alabama man accused of fatally stabbing his cousin over a pair of DVDs.

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Alabama Live

Is President Obama a sociopath? The Alabama Republican state chairman is asking this

President Barack Obama's golfing vacation in Martha's Vineyard has so angered his critics, some are asking questions about the president's commitment to his job and his sensitivity to human suffering.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

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