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

1 hr ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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

10 hrs ago | 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

11 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | Alabama Live

See the list of Alabama stores, dates involved in the Michaels data breach

Arts and crafts retailer Michaels has issued a list of all its U.S. stores affected by a payment card data security breach that was announced last week.

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Related Topix: Mobile, AL, Prattville, AL

13 hrs ago | UPI

Alabama Rep. Steve Hurst using float with gun-shaped grill to help him campaign

Alabama Rep. Steve Hurst is hoping that using firearms and grills on a campaign float will let his constituents know that he is serious about gun rights.

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

15 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Pence to speak at two GOP conventions amid 2016 talk

Gov. Mike Pence is heading south to rally Alabama's Republicans. The Alabama Republican Party announced Tuesday that Pence will keynote its convention June 20. The governor is heading north next Pence's trips come as religious conservatives and Washington pundits are increasingly mentioning him as a viable contender for the White House in 2016.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, US Governors

16 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Pulitzer Prize-winning biologist donates 246 career awards to University of Alabama

Renowned biologist and Alabama native Edward O. Wilson announced yesterday he would donate all 246 of the international awards, prizes and tributes he has received throughout his career to the University of Alabama.

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Related Topix: University of Alabama

20 hrs ago | Free Republic

Exclusive: Inmates to strike in Alabama, declare prison is...

Inmates at an Alabama prison plan to stage a work stoppage this weekend and hope to spur an escalating strike wave, a leader of the effort told Salon in a Thursday phone call from his jail cell.

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Related Topix: Prison, Alabama Government, Robert Bentley, US Governors, Agriculture, Science, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Yesterday | Alabama Live

Alabama's black Republicans garner national attention, most state legislators accept pay...

The website for Black Entertainment Television points out 11 black Republicans are seeking elected office in Alabama, a huge upswing from both 2010 and 2012 when there was only one.

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Related Topix: US News, Montgomery, AL, Montgomery County, AL

Mon Apr 21, 2014

WJHG-TV Panama City

2 Alabama Men Suspected in Washington Co. Murder

The two people at the center of their investigation are sitting in a jail in South Alabama, for allegedly shooting a state trooper.

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Alabama Live

Gov. Bentley says confusion over Obamacare is breeding 'a lack of economic expansion' in Alabama

Gov. Robert Bentley told two dozen small business owners in Decatur this afternoon that confusion over the Affordable Care Act is breeding "a lack of economic expansion" across Alabama.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Robert Bentley, Healthcare Law, Law

Alabama Live

Alabama Department of Corrections appoints deputy commissioner of Women's Services, hires...

The Alabama Department of Corrections recently has made several staffing changes, with the appointment of a deputy commissioner for Women's Services and the hiring of a new public information officer.

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Related Topix: Alabama Government, State Prisons, Limestone Correctional Facility, Prison, Auburn University

WDBZ-AM Cincinnati

Jesse Jackson Speaks On Visiting Son In Alabama Prison On Easter

Jesse Jackson Sr., called in and talked about the mental state of his incarcerated son, Jesse Jackson, Jr. The f ormer Congressman entered federal prison in North Carolina last October and has since been transferred to a prison in Montgomery.

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Related Topix: Prison, Federal Prisons

Alabama Live

See where Alabama ranked on list of states with best and worst taxpayer return on investment

To determine the ranking, the personal finance social network in Washington, D.C. used 27 different metrics across six different categories, including infrastructure, education, health, safety, economy and pollution.

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Alabama Live

Hypocrisy rears its ugly head as Maycomb moves on from Tom Robinson's death

AL.com's Red Clay Readers, in partnership with the Alabama Center for Literary Arts, is a book club designed to take a fresh look at a southern classic with the help of our readers.

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Related Topix: Harper Lee, Pop/Rock, Entertainment

Alabama Live

Let Alabamians get to work: occupational licensing restricts job choice and mobility

New barbers in Alabama must first acquire a license from the state in order to provide haircuts.

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Related Topix: Alabama Government, Opinion

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Alabama Live

Interstate 22 westbound: Lane closures, detour in Jasper for three months

The westbound lanes along a portion of Interstate 22 westbound will be closed for about three months for paving work, according to the Alabama Department of Transportation.

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Related Topix: Alabama Government

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