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Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

1 hr ago | Alabama Live

Democrat Griffith calls Alabama 'failed state' in blistering attack on Governor Bentley

Democrat Parker Griffith on Thursday likened Alabama to a Third World "failed state" during an appearance before the state's county commissioners in which he delivered a blistering attack on Gov. Robert Bentley's leadership.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Parker Griffith, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Bentley, Alabama Government, US Governors

1 hr ago | ABC 33/40

Alabama superintendent accepts contract raise

Alabama school Superintendent Tommy Bice says he's accepted a two-year contract extension that comes with a $52,000 raise.

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Related Topix: Alabama Government, Education Etc.

4 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Supporters fund Alabama's greenest 'tiny' home; see what's next for the Huntsville project

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - Nexus Energy Center 's online crowdfunding effort to raise $5,000 to build Alabama's greenest "tiny" home was successful this month with the help of Huntsville-based ProjectXYZ.

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Related Topix: Huntsville, AL, Triana, AL, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

7 hrs ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

Former Alabama football player shot, killed in Greenville

Following a shooting Wednesday night in Greenville, a former Alabama Football and Greenville High School all-state player is dead and a suspect is in custody.

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12 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Was big Alabama gator really a monster?

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: Opinion

16 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

Laverne Cox hopes to inspire with life story

Actress Laverne Cox attends the Delta Open Mic with Serena Williams event Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014 in New York.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Andalusia industrial park designated Alabama AdvantageSite

The Millbrook Police Department is asking for the public's help locating a woman missing since Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Andalusia, AL, Millbrook, AL, Deatsville, AL, Montgomery County, AL, Coffee County, AL

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Complaint filed against federal judge accused of domestic violence

An Alabama federal judge facing a criminal battery charges involving his wife now must contend with a complaint being filed against him by a high ranking federal judge.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

WJHG-TV Panama City

Pretrial Dates Set for Two Men Accused of Murder

A Washington County judge set the pretrial date Wednesday morning for two Alabama men indicted in the murder of a local man.

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Alabama Live

This map shows which Alabama counties got the most military surplus gear for law enforcement

Alabama's most populous county is also home to the most surplus military equipment in the hands of law enforcement agencies.

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Related Topix: Jefferson County, AL, Mobile, AL, Daphne, AL

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Alabama's black infant mortality rate 'lowest ever' says ADPH

Alabama's black infant mortality rate and the rate of teen births are now at their "lowest ever" points, according to data released Wednesday by the Alabama Department of Public Health.

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Related Topix: Alabama Government, African-American, Family, Teenagers

Alabama Live

Sixty-five people thinking about running for president. Two with Alabama ties on list

We know about Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden, Jeb Bush, Chris Christie, Rick Perry, Mitt Romney, Rand Paul, Mike Huckabee and Paul Ryan.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, Chris Christie, US Governors, Rick Perry, Mitt Romney

WALA

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."

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Related Topix: University of Alabama

Alabama Live

Watch Alabama QBs catch passes, hold blocking pads in first practice after break

The Alabama passers took a break from throwing Tuesday to do a few of the less flashy drills we're not accustomed to seeing.

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WSFA-TV Montgomery

Lawyer explains what you can do if someone misuses your photos

After a recent photo controversy at the University of Alabama, we turned to Birmingham attorney to talk about your photo rights.

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Related Topix: University of Alabama

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Commercial Dispatch

5. Father of parking lot shooting victim speaks out

Tarkesha Carter, 25, of Columbus, is escorted by members of Columbus Police Department behind the Columbus Municipal Complex on Monday.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Restaurant Management, Buffalo Wild Wings

WKTV

Lull in firearm sales and transfers to Alabama behind 105 layoffs at Remington Arms

Over 100 employees will walk out of Remington Arms Friday, not knowing if they'll ever be back.

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Related Topix: Alabama Government, Guns, World News, Vietnam,

Alabama Live

North Alabama law enforcement agencies well-stocked with military surplus equipment

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - The Department of Defense's 1033 program has been a veritable Neiman-Marcus catalog for local law enforcement agencies.

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Related Topix: Huntsville, AL, Department of Defense, US News, Madison, AL

Bellingham Herald

Alabama's move incentives get second look

Tucked inside leafy Bruns Drive, the 40,000-square-foot production studio features a two-story sound stage and green screen room, an editing room, a space for wardrobe and prop design, and all the technical gadgets needed to make a movie.

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Related Topix: Alabama Government, University of Alabama

Alabama Live

New York inmate's wrongful death lawsuit targets Corizon, Alabama's inmate health care...

Photo from 'Cruel Confinement' report released this morning by the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program.

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Related Topix: Alabama Government, New York Government, New York, Southern Poverty Law Center, Law

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