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54 min ago | Alabama Live

Alabama Launchpad and the BBA team-up to offer workshop on federal research funding

In Birmingham, the majority of that research funding comes from various grants awarded by the National Institutes of Health , but it doesn't come easy.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance

4 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

Saban: No. 2 Alabama LB DePriest out for opener

Coach Nick Saban said Wednesday night that DePriest will serve a one-game suspension for a "minor NCAA infraction."

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4 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

Demonstrators protest inside Alabama Capitol, refuse to leave

A group of Alabama citizens are inside the Alabama Capitol building, according to a statement from state senator Hank Sanders , and say they do not intend to leave the premises.

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6 hrs ago | Votelaw

'What if Alabama elected multiple congressmen per district? A radical reform proposal'

Al.com reports: No one would dispute that Alabama is a Republican-leaning state, but an electoral reform group contends the current voting system distorts GOP dominance.

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Related Topix: Alabama Government

10 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Alabama's little brown Shoal Creek Church opens century-old doors for Labor Day Sacred Harp Singing

The 120-year-old Shoal Creek Church has been treated fairly well by the strangers who pass by -- even this graffiti was sort of loving.

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Related Topix: Heflin, AL, Huntsville, AL, Cleburne County, AL

14 hrs ago | Business Journal

Proceeds from food campaign to benefit Children's of Alabama

The Buy Alabama's Best campaign, which began on Wednesday, will continue through September with some of the proceeds from purchased Alabama food products going to benefit Children's of Alabama, according toa a report from Al.com.

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Related Topix: Alabama Government

17 hrs ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

Ala woman, son charged in fraud scheme

Authorities say a north Alabama woman and her son have agreed to plead guilty to defrauding an east Alabama health center of more than $100,000.

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21 hrs ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

First round of screening done after AU student develops active TB

Officials with the Alabama Department of Public Health say the first round of testing is almost complete following an investigation after an Auburn University student was diagnosed with an active case of pulmonary tuberculosis.

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Related Topix: Alabama Government, Auburn University

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Business Journal

Report: Mercedes to make name changes to Alabama-made vehicles

Mercedes Benz will be changing the name of some of its vehicles in 2015, a move that will impact some vehicles produced in Alabama's Vance facility.

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FOX Carolina

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Residents in and around the Cleveland Court Housing Community in Montgomery have a strong message for vandals who destroyed the former home of Civil Rights leader Rosa Parks.

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Alabama Live

Mark Lester 'not naive' of prospects in Alabama's 6th District, hopes to highlight 'ridiculous' gerrymandering

Mark Lester is a smart man. He has taught history and been a well-respected professor at Birmingham-Southern College for more than 20 years.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Spencer Bachus, Southern College, Birmingham-Southern College, Homewood, AL

WSFA-TV Montgomery

First Elmore County Water Festival held at Alabama Nature Center

The Alabama Nature Center collaborated with the Elmore County School System to hold the first Elmore County Water Festival at the Alabama nature Center in Millbrook.

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Related Topix: Elmore County, AL, Millbrook, AL

WTVY Dothan

Sen. Harri Anne Smith Receives Alabama Farmers Federation Endorsement

The Alabama Farmers Federation has voted to endorse State Senator Harri Anne Smith of District 29, representing Houston, Geneva and Dale Counties.

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Related Topix: Geneva, AL, Agriculture, Science, Dale County, AL, Geneva County, AL

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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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

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

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