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55 min ago | CE News

Dam safety leaders discuss need for State Dam Safety Program in Alabama

Elected officials from Alabama and experts from the Association of State Dam Safety Officials and the American Society of Civil Engineers discussed the status of House Bill 610, which aimed to establish a state dam safety program.

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5 hrs ago | The Montgomery Advertiser

Alabama Voices: Session a good one for business

The 2014 legislative session saw significant results for Business Council of Alabama members and the entire business community, topped by enactment into law of Taxpayers Bill of Rights II legislation and support for College and Career-Ready Standards.

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Related Topix: Alabama Government, Robert Bentley, US Governors, Environmental Law, Law, Tax

6 hrs ago | Free Republic

Alabama Democrat: It’s OK for a Man to Marry a Mule

Liberals always laugh at slippery slope arguments from conservatives who warn that the societal acceptance of homosexual 'marriage' would lead to the acceptance of other grotesque practices like pedophilia and even bestiality.

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Related Topix: Alabama Government, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural

10 hrs ago | Gawker

Kathleen Parker Thinks It's "Crazy" to Talk About Racism in Alabama

The Washington Post 's Kathleen Parker congratulates herself this morning for having the courage to "go, tippy toe" into "the race fray" : The race cards have been flying so fast and furious lately, one can hardly tell the kings from the queens.

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Related Topix: Alabama Government, The Washington Post Company, US News

10 hrs ago | Alabama Live

First look: Hyundai takes the wraps off its redesigned, Alabama-made Sonata sedan in New...

Hyundai unveiled the redesigned 2015 Sonata sedan at the New York International Auto Show today, with an assist from the hands who build the model in Alabama.

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Related Topix: Hyundai Sonata, Hybrid, Sedan, Hyundai

11 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

Former death row inmate seeks parole hearing

Convicted killer and former death row inmate Judith Ann Neelley filed a federal lawsuit seeking a hearing before the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles.

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15 hrs ago | NOLA.com

'The Art of Alabama Food' photography to be on display at the Hotel Monteleone

Maybe it's coals to Newcastle. But the Alabama Tourism Department is bringing a traveling exhibit of food photography called "The Art of Alabama Food" to the Hotel Monteleone from April 22-28.

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Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Baked Goods, Life, Food, Bread, Bar-B-Q, Recipes

19 hrs 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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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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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

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