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1 hr ago | Alabama Live

Rebecca Suggs of Dothan wins Mrs. Alabama United States 2014 Pageant

Rebecca Suggs, who manages medical billing and records for the maternity care program at Southeast Alabama Medical Center, was picked from among seven contestants vying for the crown.

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5 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Homegrown Alabama Farmers Market to match dollar for dollar EBT/SNAP benefits Thursday

Homegrown Alabama Farmers Market will match dollar for-dollar up to $25 for customers using EBT/SNAP benefits at their second market of the 2014 season Thursday afternoon.

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Related Topix: University of Alabama

6 hrs ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

AL Rep. Barry Moore of Enterprise arrested on felony charges

The Alabama Attorney General's Office is confirming the arrest of an Alabama legislator on charges of felony perjury and providing false statements.

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Related Topix: Alabama Government, US News, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

10 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Take a video tour of ruins of Alabama's ghostly 'Big Fish' film set, 10 years later

Ask people 'Where is Spectre, Alabama?' and a few will tell you it's in Elmore County.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Big Fish, Adventure, Millbrook, AL, Elmore County, AL, Blog News, Wetumpka, AL, Entertainment

13 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Huntsville's Interfaith Mission Service to celebrate 45th anniversary with awards to Alabama Arise and others

Temple B'nai Sholom, one of 11 founding congregations of Huntsville's Interfaith Mission Service, will be among those honored for starting the organization during the IMS Awards Banquet, Tuesday, April 29, 2014, which will celebrate the organization's 45th anniversary.

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Related Topix: Arise, Christian Music, Huntsville, AL, University of Alabama

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Alabama Live

Toyota's Alabama plant recognized for energy efficient operations

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recognized Toyota for energy efficient operations in its facilities across the U.S. The Energy Star Partner of the Year award, given to Toyota for the 10th consecutive year, includes the automaker's Huntsville engine factory.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Roll Bama Roll

Hoover's Christian Bell Commits to Alabama Football for 2015

Bell is a 6-4, 220-pound weakside defensive end but will likely be moved to linebacker at the Capstone.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Alabama NCAA

Alabama Live

'Strong tornadoes' possible as severe weather threat develops for north Alabama

The National Weather Service forecasting office in Huntsville is cautioning residents in north Alabama about severe weather on Monday that could include tornadoes.

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Related Topix: Weather

Alabama Live

Is Alabama's prison problem a choose your-own-adventure story? Nah, just...

Is Alabama's prison problem a choose your-own-adventure story? Nah, just fill-in-the-blanks Expecting a different outcome this time is as silly as putting a movie in the DVD player and hoping for a different ending every time you watch it.

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Related Topix: Prison, Alabama Government, State Prisons, Tutwiler Prison for Women

KKLA-FM Glendale

Alabama Pastor Told to Stop Giving Homeless People Food and Water

Alabama police ordered a Birmingham pastor to stop handing out bottled water and hotdogs to the homeless in a city park.

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Alabama Live

'American Idol' song spoilers for top 6, including Alabama's Jess Meuse and C.J. Harris

Dexter Roberts is gone, but two Alabama contestants remain on "American Idol," competing among the final six.

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Related Topix: Entertainment

Alabama Live

Relating to Scout and recognizing injustice: No matter when you read 'To Kill a Mockingbird,' several themes resonate

My parents never denied me a book, regardless of subject matter or reading level, which resulted in my reading dozens of novels in my youth that, upon reflection, are much more than the simple stories they seemed to be in my 11- or 12-year-old mind.

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL, Huntsville, AL, Entertainment

Alabama Live

Parker Griffith: Alabama must expand Medicaid

In an interview with the Alabama Media Group, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Parker Griffith says that Medicaid expansion is essential to Alabamians' health and to the economic vitality of the state.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Parker Griffith, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Alabama Government, Robert Bentley, US Governors

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Gov. Bentley awards $1.7 million for hwy safety programs

The grants will go towards the Alabama Department of Public Safety and the state's nine regional traffic safety offices, to help conduct extra traffic safety patrols and checkpoints.

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Related Topix: Robert Bentley, US Governors, Etowah County, AL, Montgomery, AL, Mobile County, AL

Tue Apr 22, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Kimberly Faye Greenberg, Maggie Wirth & More Set for Beautiful...

Beautiful Soup Theater will present the World Premiere workshop production of Steven Carl McCasland 's Little Wars.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Alice in Wonderland, Family, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies

Charleston Business Journal

Alabama targets Airbus supply chain

Alabama's top economic developers are laying plans to target the Airbus supply chain and pursue projects involving advanced materials and additive manufacturing, also known as 3-D printing.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320, Mobile, AL, Redstone Arsenal, AL

Alabama Live

State law enforcement agency confirms search for body of missing Eufaula woman

The Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board confirmed Tuesday afternoon that officers with the Houston County Sheriff's Office, the Mobile Police Department dive teams and cadaver dogs from the South West Panhandle Search and Rescue searched areas of Eufaula on April 21 looking for the body of Lisa Wallace.

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Related Topix: Eufaula, AL, Mobile, AL, Barbour County, AL

Gawker

Alabama Republican Gets Right to the Point With This Gun Parade Float

Are you from Talladega? Do you like guns? But I repeat myself. The point is: Your conservative state representative likes guns.

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

Alabama Live

Alabama looks to strengthen trade ties with South Korea, Taiwan

The Alabama Department of Commerce is eyeing stronger trade ties with Asia and recently led a delegation of state leaders to South Korea and Taiwan.

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Related Topix: Montgomery, AL

WTVY Dothan

Attorney General Luther Strange Urges Alabamians to Participate in Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Attorney General Luther Strange again is urging Alabamians to participate in Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, this Saturday, April 26, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at locations throughout the state.

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Related Topix: Alabama Government, Drug Enforcement Administration, Weird

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