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1 hr ago | Common Dreams

Alabama: The Next Tar Sands Frontier?

If you're like me, you probably have a special spot in your heart for your hometown and home state.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Robert Bentley, US News, Liberal Political News

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Alabama Live

Paul DeMarco picks up support from Manufacture Alabama trade association

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - An Alabama trade association has announced it is backing Alabama state Rep. Paul DeMarco in the race to fill Alabama's 6th district Congressional seat, which U.S. Rep. Spencer Bachus is vacating at the end of this term.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Republican, Spencer Bachus, Alabama Government

Gateway Pundit

Record Number of Black Republicans Are On 2014 Alabama Primary Ballot

Historically, Alabama hasn't had the best track record on race relations. So, it may be surprising to some that in 2014, 11 Black Republicans are seeking elective office.

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Related Topix: Conservative Political News, US News

The Montgomery Advertiser

West Alabama drug task force seizes $500,000

Drug agents have seized more than $500,000 they say dealers have made from selling imitation marijuana during the last two months.

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Related Topix: Drugs

National Public Radio

Alabama Tax Program Grows Out Of A Grandfather's Lasting Legacy

In Alabama, Stephen Black is trying to get college graduates to stay in the state and make life better for Alabamans.

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Related Topix: Alabama Government

WTVY Dothan

Suspect in Alabama Dog Fighting Ring to Plead Guilty

One of the 14 people charged in connection with a multi-state dog fighting investigation has filed notice that he plans to plead guilty.

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WTVY Dothan

Alabama Governor Releases Tax Return

Gov. Robert Bentley's tax return shows he's still not receiving any income from being governor, but he and his wife reported an adjusted gross income of nearly $373,000 for 2013.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Robert Bentley, IRA, Personal Finance

Alabama Live

Alabama same-sex couples filing married tax returns in defiance of state law

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- Tax season this year is very different for the Rev. Felicia Fontaine and her same-sex spouse, Barb Collins, who can lawfully file a joint federal income tax return for the first time following a major U.S. Supreme Court decision last year.

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Related Topix: Tax, Huntsville, AL, US News, US Supreme Court, Wedding

The Daily Beast

The KC Klansman's Missing YearsMichael Daly

White supremacist Frazier Glenn Miller, arrested in three killings Sunday, turned white opportunist when facing decades in prison-testifying against his fellow haters in two trials.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Wichita Eagle

Nameberry: Names that are hot in Hollywood . . . but nowhere else

There are some names that we've become so accustomed to seeing on the covers of People et al., attached to the babes of Tinseltown, that we assume that their popularity has instantly spread beyond the confines of Malibu and Calabasas.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Health

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Ala. woman killed in 3-car crash

Alabama Department of Public Safety officials say a Theodore woman has died in a three-car crash on Alabama 217.

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Washington Times

Ala. educators' insurance rates to remain steady

Monthly insurance premiums and co-pays for Alabama education employees will remain the same for the next school year, after a vote Monday.

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

Alabama Live

Conductor profile: Jose Luis Gomez to lead Alabama Symphony in Masterworks concerts,...

The Alabama Symphony's next Masterworks concerts will feature an array of international talent, from Spanish-Venezuelan guest conductor Jose Luis Gomez to Stefan Jackiw , a Boston-born violinist of German and Korean descent.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Alabama Government, Entertainment

Alabama Live

Will you attend Alabama's A-Day Game on Easter weekend?

For now, the forecast calls for a rain-free Saturday in Tuscaloosa for the annual spring game.

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The Kaleidoscope

UAB writing students help youngsters publish a book

Sixteen University of Alabama at Birmingham writing students are helping 100 third- and fourth-grade students at Inglenook Elementary School publish their first book.

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Related Topix: University of Alabama

The Montgomery Advertiser

Alabama woman reunites Georgia soldier with lost journal

Kerri Clemons of Arab met Sgt. First Class Bryan Bailey at the National Infantry Museum in Columbus on Friday.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

WTVY Dothan

Stray Bullet Wounds 10- Year-Old Boy During Yard Sale

Police in south Alabama say a 10-year-old boy was hit by a stray bullet during a yard sale.

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Alabama Live

Forecast: Sunday night is calm before storms, with heavy rain expected Monday in central Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - A cloudy Sunday night will give way to showers and thunderstorms around 4 a.m. in the Birmingham area, according to the National Weather Service.

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Related Topix: Weather, Birmingham, AL, Natural Disasters, Flood

Norwalk Citizen News

Ala. doctors explain high Medicare reimbursements

Medicare reimbursed several Alabama doctors more than $4 million in 2012, according to data released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services last week.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Medicare, Health, Medicaid, Cancer, Rheumatology

Alabama Live

Life Stories: Her nursing skills honed by war, Janice Feagin Britton...

SPANISH FORT, Alabama - From the time she volunteered as a young nurse during World War II to when she traveled to Africa with the Peace Corps in her late 70s, Janice Feagin Britton led an adventurous and interesting life, one underscored by faith.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Spanish Fort, AL, Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel

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