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1 hr ago | 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

Cristiano Ronaldo Ice Bucket Challenge (Funny Version) #IceBucketChallenge

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

5 hrs ago | 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,

8 hrs ago | 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

10 hrs ago | 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

10 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | California Game and Fish

Woman's Massive Alabama Gator Could Be New World Record

Some family outings consist of a picnic basket and a rousing game of wiffle ball, while others involve a 20-gauge shotgun and a half-ton Alabama alligator.

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Related Topix: World Records

13 hrs ago | Alabama Live

We asked you to determine what days changed Alabama politics. Here's what you said

Last week, AL.com put out a call for readers to reach back into their knowledge of the state's political history.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Criminal Defense Law, Law

13 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

Roy Exum: The CEO's 95% Raise

There are very few people who understand health insurance today but, for me, I have never had the need.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Tennessee, Tennessee Government

16 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

Alabama goes against trend on unemployment

Ferguson has seen protests that have sometimes devolved into violence and looting since Aug. 9, when Michael Brown, 18, was shot by Officer Darren Wilson under circumstances that continue to be in dispute.

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17 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Tax Foundation says $100 is worth the most in Mississippi; how about Alabama?

The non-partisan Tax Foundation produced this map depicting the relative value of $100 in each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Government, Washington DC

21 hrs ago | ABC 33/40

ALDOT working to address crumbling freeway asphalt

The Alabama Department of Transportation is trying to determine what caused a stretch of Interstate 65 to crumble after crews laid new asphalt.

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Related Topix: Alabama Government

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WAFF-TV Huntsville

AL tornado survivor visits families of Sandy Hook shooting victims

A young tornado survivor from the Alabama town of Arab got to comfort family members of the Sandy Hook Elementary school shootings in Connecticut.

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WTVY Dothan

Alabama Sovereign Citizen Leader Loses Appeal

A federal appeals court has upheld the conviction of a self-appointed sovereign citizen leader who challenged the federal government's authority over him.

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Rivals.com

Rivals100: Risers and Sliders

The high school football season has kicked off in some parts of the country and will be in full swing everywhere shorty.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Tennessee

Merced Sun-Star

Nameberry: State your state favorites

When it comes to picking a place name for your child, you could consider a continent like Asia, a country like India, a city like Vienna or Verona ... or one of the select group of U.S. states that lend themselves to babies' birth certificates.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Social Security, Celebrities, Patricia Arquette, Short, Crime Movies, Smith!, Western, Family, Drama Movies

Alabama Live

Like Ferguson, some Alabama police forces are disproportionately white: opinion

One of the major discussions coming out of Ferguson protests has been the city's racially unrepresentative police force.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Alabama Live

Study projects massive gains by boosting Alabama's graduation rate, but are assumptions faulty?

Clay-Chalkville High School holds its 2014 graduation ceremony at the Pete Hannah Center at Samford University Thursday, May 29, 2014.

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Related Topix: Samford University, Auburn University, Troy University, Auburn University Montgomery

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Votelaw

'Relators' mount unusual legal challenge to authority of Sen. Del Marsh'

The Anniston Star reports: On a Thursday morning in a dimly-lit courtroom in downtown Montgomery, Donald Curtis Casey, a retired Birmingham steel company employee, is telling a judge why he wants to remove the president pro tempore of the Alabama Senate from office.

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Alabama Live

Alabama blocking more mentally ill residents from buying guns under 2013 law

After years of lax reporting, Alabama this year began blocking more mentally ill citizens from carrying guns.

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Related Topix: Alabama Government, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison, Violent Crime

Alabama Live

With twice the ice, Mobile BayBears take on ALS ice bucket challenge and support Alabama chapter

Mobile Bay Bears representatives took on the ALS ice bucket challenge Sunday afternoon after they were challenged by the Pensacola Blue Wahoos.

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