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24 min ago | Alabama Live

How should Alabama agencies use drones? New Drone Task Force to study law enforcement, agriculture uses

A new task force will study the use of drones on farms, in law enforcement and transportation, and in conservation.

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Related Topix: Alabama Government, Agriculture, Science, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Robert Bentley, US Governors

4 hrs ago | Grist Magazine

Why Alabama is doing baby back ribs right

In the words of poet Jake Adam York: "It's no wonder that you can find, in Alabama, almost any kind of barbecue.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Bar-B-Q

7 hrs ago | WTVY Dothan

Roby, Shelby Applaud Changes at Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System

U.S. Representative Martha Roby and Senator Richard Shelby today applauded management changes at the troubled Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System , noting that the installation of new leadership is an important step toward better health care for area veterans.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Martha Roby, US Senate, Richard Shelby, Life, Veteran Affairs

10 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Roy Moore wants to bring 'Don't Tread On Me' to Alabama license plates; would you buy one?

My biggest regret about writing the Tuesday story on the Foundation for Moral Law's plan to bring "Don't Tread On Me" license plates to Alabama is that I failed to incorporate the movie, "Snakes on a Plane," into the headline.

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15 hrs ago | Alabama Live

The Alabama legislature must respond to tort liability expansion: guest opinion

Last Friday, the Alabama Supreme Court denied a rehearing in the case of Wyeth v.

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Related Topix: Alabama Government, Opinion

Thu Aug 21, 2014

TMCnet

Emergency Call Centers Send Help Where it's Needed in Alabama

Our Professional Services team members are experts at configuring and customizing your new inContact system.

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Related Topix: Alexander City, AL, Tallapoosa County, AL, Fire, Tallassee, AL, Elmore County, AL

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

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.

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

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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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

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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