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2 hrs ago | Alabama Live

'No Labels' will keep Alabama representatives accountable: reader opinion

In this age of broken government and extreme partisanship, there are a group of "Problem Solvers" in Congress, who have committed to "Make Government Work" simply by refusing gridlock and agreeing to meet together to find common ground and work through issues.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jeff Sessions, US Senate, Republican, Richard Shelby, US House of Representatives, Representative Martha Roby, Opinion

6 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Do you or someone you know enjoy eating breakfast with geniuses? Alabama Launchpad can...

Alabama Launchpad is a program of the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama and it's making waves all over the place in and around the startup community here in Birmingham.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Robert Bentley

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WTVY Dothan

Henry County BOE Members Refocus After Disagreement Ends Meeting

After an abrupt ending to a Henry County Board of Education meeting last week, elected officials went back to the drawing board to learn how they can better serve the school district.

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WSFA-TV Montgomery

Court ruling could affect Alabama healthcare customers

A pair of court decisions on Tuesday, sent mixed messages to Alabamians who purchased healthcare plans on the federally run exchange.

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

Alabama Live

'I'm So Alabama' meme hits Facebook, Twitter

You've probably seen your fair share of "I'm so " Facebook statuses over the past several days.

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Alabama Live

Jeremiah Denton, American war hero and Alabama senator, laid to rest in Arlington National...

Jeremiah Denton, an American hero from the Vietnam war and former Alabama senator, was laid to rest today in Arlington National Cemetery.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Mo Brooks, US News, Jeff Sessions, US Senate, Republican, Richard Shelby, US House of Representatives, Alabama Government

Insurance Journal West

Alabama's Volunteer Fire Departments Not Alone in Recruiting Struggles

Volunteer firefighters help communities in ways both obvious - fighting fires- and overlooked - improving communities' home insurance rates through ISO ratings.

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Related Topix: Fire

Alabama Live

Apollo 11 anniversary: A look back at the headlines made by the historic flight

Moons with giant footprints on them, editorials with soaring language to mark the moment, and a guest column by Wernher von Braun himself.

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Alabama Live

Bizarre histories from 11 of Alabama's most unusual graves

E ver see an unusual epitaph on a headstone and want to know the rest of the story? Maybe it's just me.

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Related Topix: Huntsville, AL, Prison, Franklin, AL

Alabama Live

Here's what's keeping Alabama 44th in child well-being rankings

The well-being of Alabama's children improved over the past 12 months, although not enough to get the state out of the bottom of the Annie E. Casey Foundation's annual Kids Count rankings.

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Related Topix: Kids, Health Insurance, Health

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Court fees, fines may be a tough price to pay

Alabama's court system finds itself in headlines not just from Birmingham to Mobile, but on up to New York City and across the country regarding how defendants in the Yellowhammer State sometimes turn to crime in order to pay off court fees and fines from the last criminal conviction.

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Jefferson County, AL

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Raycom to host statewide broadcasts of Alabama high school football games

Starting with the 2014 season, Raycom and the Alabama High School Athletics Association are teaming up to bring you all the action with the Game of the Week.

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KSL-TV

Alabama State picked for historic march exhibit

The National Park Service has chosen Alabama State University in Montgomery as the location for the third and final interpretative center along the Selma-to-Montgomery National Voting Rights Trail.

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Related Topix: Alabama State University

WAFF-TV Huntsville

A weekend of music in the TN Valley

If you're in the mood for a little night music this next weekend, the WAFF Events page has lots of fun, family-friendly concerts and shows that will have you tapping along with the beat.

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater

The Washington Post

Carrying a gun into a congressional building, as the Founders intended

Why they arrested Ryan Shucard last week, I shall never know. All he did was bring your basic 9mm Smith & Wesson handgun into the U.S. Capitol , upon which, in clear violation of what the Founders intended - right, Justice Antonin Scalia? - he was seized and later had to appear in D.C. Superior Court where, thank God, he was eventually released ... (more)

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Sports

Philly.com

Common's 'Nobody's Smiling' looks at Chicago's realities with hope

Alabama-born gospel-reared rocker Lee Bains spends a lot of time thinking about Southern identity on the excellently titled Dereconstructed.

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Related Topix: Common, Hip-Hop, Pop/Rock, NRBQ, Music, Entertainment

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Alabama Live

Keep your snakes and clowns to yourself: Where Alabama ranks on the list of 'scariest'...

Admit it. Clowns are a little creepy. And snakes aren't much better. Add shark attacks, spiders and dental visits to the list and you have the things nightmares are made of.

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Related Topix: Alabama Government

Alabama Live

How Greg Albritton won runoff despite losing big in Alabama Senate district's most populous county

"I believe I was ZIP code-challenged there," Albritton said. "But I do have some work to do there."

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Related Topix: Baldwin County, AL, Conecuh County, AL, Bay Minette, AL, Mobile County, AL, Brewton, AL

Marietta Times

Democratic planners assessing Birmingham for 2016

Already on the upswing with a revitalized downtown and a trendy feel, Birmingham is trying to land its biggest prize in years: The 2016 Democratic National Convention.

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Alabama Live

This day in Huntsville history: Gov. Siegelman's anti-domestic violence initiative benefits North Alabama groups

Gov. Don Siegelman gets ready to deliver his State of the State to a joint session of the legislature.

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Related Topix: Huntsville, AL, US News, Auburn University

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