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Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

1 hr ago | 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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3 hrs ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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

10 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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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16 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

Lawyer explains what you can do if someone misuses your photos

After a recent photo controversy at the University of Alabama, we turned to Birmingham attorney to talk about your photo rights.

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Related Topix: University of Alabama

Tue Aug 19, 2014

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

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,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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

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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