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54 min ago | NewsRadio540.com

Jeff Sessions Can't Believe What He Sees

RUSH: Jeff Sessions, the great senator from Alabama, I'm sure sometimes feels like he's all alone.He looks at what's happening on the Southern border, and he can't believe it.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jeff Sessions, US Senate, Republican, Alabama Government

1 hr ago | Cybercast News Service

US appeals court blocks Mississippi abortion law

Mississippi's effort to close its last abortion clinic was overturned in federal appellate court on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Abortion, US News, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Medicine, Women's Health, Health, US Supreme Court

4 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

Alabama man pleads not guilty in kitten killings

Ronald Fraser Golden, 49, of Athens pleaded not guilty to 22 cruelty charges during a brief hearing in Limestone County, where authorities say he killed the animals in a part of his home he called "the cat room."

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Healthcare Law, Law

4 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Roby slams Central Ala. VA scheduling manipulation

The Department of Veterans Affairs released data to Congress showing that 57 percent of the staff surveyed at Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System said they were instructed to change the dates of when a veteran asked for an appointment.

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

4 hrs ago | Alabama Live

'Just rivers, forest and tornadoes?' International companies' most common misconceptions about Alabama

Although Alabama has a lot to offer international companies looking to bring operations to the state, some interesting misconceptions are still out there, explained Alexandra Segers, international senior account executive for SSOE Group , an architectural, engineering and environmental property survey company.

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL

5 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Alabama woman lit on fire by ex-boyfriend dies

Officials say an Alabama woman who was doused in gasoline and lit on fire by her ex-boyfriend has died.

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6 hrs ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

Governor, scientists say EPA regulations would hurt Alabama

The Environmental Protection Agency will hold public hearings across the country Tuesday about proposed regulations that would cut back from carbon emissions.

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Related Topix: Alabama Government, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Robert Bentley, US Governors

9 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Take a photo tour of Alabama's oldest and most picturesque courthouses, built from 1837-1910

And did you know four of the surviving antebellum courthouses are still being used for court proceedings today? Others have become museums or historic sites.

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Related Topix: Somerville, AL, Morgan County, AL, Decatur, AL, Demopolis, AL

12 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Could Alabama's new Remington plant look like New York's Fifth Ave. Apple store?

Firearms manufacturer Remingto n may look to New York's Fifth Ave. Apple store for inspiration on the exterior design of its 843,000 square facility in Huntsville, said Remington VP of corporate finance and planning, Corry Doyle.

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16 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Alabama's not alone: Governors in Tennessee and Mississippi fighting mad over immigrant relocations

Tennessee Gov. Haslam wants to know more about the 760 young immigrants who have been relocated to his state by the federal Office of Refugee Resettlement.

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Related Topix: Bill Haslam, US Governors, Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Military, US Air Force, Maxwell Air Force Base

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Switched

Alabama's Refusal To Expand Medicaid May Hurt Its Economy

Alabama's refusal to expand Medicaid eligibility to 235,000 uninsured, low-income residents is hindering the state's economic development efforts, experts argued at the Economic Development Association of Alabama's summer conference on Monday.

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Related Topix: Alabama Government, Robert Bentley, US Governors, US News

ABC News

Alabama Man Accused of Lighting Ex on Fire

Jefferson County sheriff's spokesman Randy Christian says 48-year-old Michael Kennedy was arrested Monday afternoon on charges of domestic violence and attempted murder.

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Business Journal

Alabama execs still confident, job growth outlook highest since 2006

That's according to the newest Alabama Business Confidence Index from the Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Alabama.

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Related Topix: University of Alabama

Alabama Live

Help make Huntsville nonprofit's dream to build the 'Greenest Tiny Home in Alabama' a...

The nonprofit organization wants to raise $5,000 to build Alabama's first tiny, energy-efficient home.

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WAFF-TV Huntsville

Newborn Alabama boy killed in car crash

Authorities say a newborn boy who was injured in a car crash in Monroe County over the weekend has died.

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WSFA-TV Montgomery

Rhode Island child sex fugitive found in Ozark

Israel and Hamas have lowered the pace of the fighting in the three-week-old Gaza war as international efforts intensify to end the conflict that has already killed 1,030 Palestinians and 43 Israeli soldiers.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories

Alabama Live

U.S. Space & Rocket Center employees sue for Alabama holidays (See...

The annual moon buggy race at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, home of Space Camp, in Huntsville, Ala.

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Related Topix: Alabama Government, Huntsville, AL

Alabama Live

Should we find a way to stave off the downturn of dog racing in Alabama?

The Birmingham Race Course and the Mobile Greyhound Park are on a course to join a growing number of tracks that have closed.

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WAFF-TV Huntsville

Former ASU Board member states he regrets picking current president

One of the members who was on the committee that helped select the new president of Alabama State University, is now saying he regrets his decision.

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Related Topix: Alabama State University, Alabama Government, Robert Bentley, US Governors, University of Alabama

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Sunherald.com

Whistleblower wins at Supreme Court, but loses pay

Edward Lane's Supreme Court victory in a landmark whistleblower case doesn't change the fact he lost his state job and more than half his income while helping convict a state legislator of getting paid for not working.

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Related Topix: US News, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

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